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The Easiest Way To Clean Vomit From Carpet

January 25, 2015 – 1:52 am
easiest way to get vomit out of carpet

No more sopping and gagging. Here’s the absolute easiest way to clean throw-up from your floor.

How To Get Permanent Marker Off Wood Furniture

December 16, 2013 – 7:38 pm
How To Remove Permanent Marker from Wood Furniture http://newlifeonahomestead.com

Here’s a simple and easy way I have found to remove permanent marker from wooden furniture.

Homemade Shower/Tub Cleaner Gel Recipe

July 16, 2012 – 8:25 am
dirty tub (during)

This is a GOOD one.

How To Clean Red Mud, Paint & Other Stains Off Tile

April 1, 2011 – 6:04 am
clean a tile floor

Okay, so this one isn’t a homemade recipe… but it works miracles on a stained tile floor!!!

Staying Organized: Keeping The Home In Order

October 23, 2010 – 8:08 am
housekeeping chore chart

Here’s how I try to keep my days and chores organized, and make the most of every moment I have!

The Real Trick To Removing Stubborn Toilet Stains: And It’s All Natural Too!

May 18, 2010 – 7:04 pm

For those of you who thought you’d never have a new looking, completely white toilet bowl again, Alas, there is hope for you yet!

The Easy Way To Clean A Shower Curtain

February 16, 2010 – 6:45 am

No more scrub brushes for me! Here’s the easiest way to remove soap scum and mildew from a plastic or vinyl shower curtain.

Homemade Window Cleaner

January 26, 2010 – 6:55 am
homemade window cleaner 002 (Medium)

It’s safe, all natural, uses common household ingredients, and will save you a bundle!

Homemade Laundry Detergent Review

October 9, 2009 – 7:23 pm
Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipes

After two weeks of using homemade powder laundry detergent, here’s what I think…

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Extender

September 17, 2009 – 12:00 am
dish deterg (Medium)

Wanna know how much money you can save by making your own dishwasher detergent??

Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner

June 29, 2009 – 12:55 pm
toilet-cleaner-medium

Need an inexpensive recipe for cleaning your toilet bowl using safe ingredients?

Homemade Non-Toxic Weed Killer

June 8, 2009 – 3:14 pm

Here’s a great “green” recipe for making your own non-toxic weed killer from stuff you already have in your home!

Homemade Laundry Detergent

February 15, 2009 – 9:34 pm
Homemade Laundry Detergent

Some great recipes for making your own laundry detergent.

Fruit & Vegetable Wash Recipe: How To Get Rid Of Nasty Pesticides!

September 17, 2008 – 6:38 am
Fruit & Vegetable Wash Recipe: How To Get Rid Of Nasty Pesticides!

If you just can’t buy organic produce, here’s a super cheap and effective way to clean pesticide residues and bacteria from your fruits and veggies before consuming them.