Category Archives: Household Tips

The Aggravating thing about Flies

Life on the farm comes with it’s bad side! The bad side of FLIES!! And the many, many offspring they produce in a single yr. I hate spray and the bad chemicals in them. It does get used in the … Continue reading

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Airing My Dirty Laundry

Or maybe I should say my ‘Clean’ Laundry!!! For those of you who have been with me for a long, long time, may remember my post on laundry and trying to get my towels to be absorbent. Well, I never … Continue reading

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Family Fun

These comics are taped to my fridge. I smile each time I read them. I love the reminders they bring…   This one is totally my life right now!!!

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How Wasteful The Older Generation Was

In the line at the store, the cashier told the older woman that she should bring her own grocery bag, because plastic bags weren’t good for the environment. The woman apologized to him and explained, “We didn’t have the green … Continue reading

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Non-Absorbent Towels

I keep learning new things. Just when I thought I had it down pat, things changed. Or rather, I realized things were getting worse. Not better!! **Update** – Nov. 7, 2014 – I found out we have mineral build up … Continue reading

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Baking Soda and Vinegar can unclog a sink??

I found this handy little book at the library Baking Soda: Over 500 Fabulous, Fun, and Frugal Uses You’ve Probably Never Thought Of By Vicki Lansky. I liked it so well I ordered it off of PaperbackSwap (a great place to … Continue reading

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Entry Closet Re-Do

There is nothing like a closet that lacks function… And this one lacked LOTS. But I didn’t have the time or resources to redo it, so it sat, ’til Oct. Actually, that’s not true either. I had drawn up plans … Continue reading

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Fruit Fly Trap

You get those nasty fruit fly’s every fall?? When you are bringing in the produce from your garden or Farmers Markets? I have had some major battles with them this year! And it gets so frustrating. They even like my … Continue reading

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Cleaning a Wash Machine

Last week I asked how to deep clean my wash machine. And I was so pleased with the single comment I received from Ashley!! …my washer has a place in the center-agitator thing for dispensing fabric softener, and I discovered one … Continue reading

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Laundry Tips #5

I am by no means ‘the laundry queen’. But I do love doing wash. So much so, that last week, even though we were so crazy busy, I managed to do at least one load of wash each day. Even … Continue reading

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