3 Ways to Clean Reusable Water Bottles

Three Ways to Clean Reusable Water Bottles

We all need to be using reusable water bottles instead of buying bottled water. I’ve read that a million plastic bottles are bought every minute around the world. That’s a lot of plastic that gets immersed in our environment, even considering recycling. So here are 3 ways to clean reusable water bottles. Use hot soapy…

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Cleaning Oven Racks

Cleaning Oven Racks

Great cooks know to clean their oven racks frequently. If you don’t, the food you spilled on the racks will build up over time. And when you are cooking that fresh meal, the smells form your old, caked-on food will blend with the new food and it just won’t taste as good as it could.…

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Make Your Own Disinfectant

Make Your Own Disinfectant

You can’t always find a spray disinfectant available for controlling germs on hard surfaces like countertops, door handles, tables and chairs. But you can easily make your own. The easiest for me is to combine 1/3 cup of bleach with a gallon of water. Put it in a spray bottle and you have what you…

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Cleaning Your Keyboard

Cleaning Your Keyboard

Cleaning your computer keyboard is an important task for both your health and your computer’s performance. I’ve read that keyboards with multiple users have more bacteria than toilet seats. And that’s despite the extensive use of hand sanitizers today. So here are 4 easy steps to clean your keyboard – after first removing power from…

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Three Natural Cleaners

Three Natural Cleaners

There are plenty ways to clean with food and drinks. These are natural cleaning products that are safe and effective around the house. Lemon is a natural scale remover of lime around faucets. Rub the juice of a lemon around the faucet where limescale has built up then rinse with warm water. Sea Salt poured…

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Cleaning Your Cutting Board

Cleaning Your Cutting Board

With my newfound hobby of cooking, I’ve learned the proper ways to dice onions and mince garlic. So what are the best ways to clean your cutting board? Onions and garlic will leave their smells. A cutting board not thoroughly cleaned can be a breeding ground for e-coli and other bacteria. First, some DON’Ts: Don’t…

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How to Clean A Baseball Hat

How to Clean A Baseball Hat

Baseball hats get a regular dose of sweat and dirt. Kids and a lot of Dads don’t really care about that, but they should. Worn and ragged hats are in favor today, but dirty hats aren’t. Here are steps for cleaning baseball hats. Thoroughly rinse the hat for a couple of minutes with clean water…

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Update Your Fall Closet

Update Your Fall Closet

The first step toward having a great wardrobe is being able to work with what you already own. You may think you need to start from scratch, but what about those great clothes you already have in your closet? If you have a great skirt and no matching blazer, why buy a new set? Just…

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Removing Perspiration Stains

Removing Perspiration Stains

As everyone knows, stains from perspiration are usually found on the underarm area of your shirt. However, any area of the body that contacts a garment can result in a perspiration stain. Perspiration contains fats, oils, and moisture containing impurities that may vary from person to person. Using deodorant may help reduce a perspiration stain.…

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Are Your Towels Less Absorbent?

Are Your Towels Less Absorbent?

Ever wonder why your towels aren’t as absorbent as when you first got them? It might be because you wash your towels with your other regular laundry. Washing them together can make your towels less absorbent. Wash them separately from your clothes and don’t use a fabric softener. Fabric softeners contain silicone oil that can…

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