175 Uses for Naturally Fresh White Vinegar

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

175 Uses for Naturally Fresh White Vinegar

Pam or Ryan would have gladly cleaned the microwave in the break room if there had only been some white vinegar in the cabinet. There is almost nothing white vinegar won't clean up or do for you around the house. Natural, easy, and odor neutralizing, hot steamy white vinegar loosens baked on crud inside the microwave plus 174 more amazing feats.  Did you know you can use white vinegar to

1. bleach out sun spots on your skin

2. clean your white grout

3. treat Athlete's Foot

4. control dandruff

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Get the Spa Smell in Your Home: Eucalyptus Cleaning Recipes

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

Get the Spa Smell in Your Home: Eucalyptus Cleaning Recipes

Photo by Allen Hart

Don't you wish your house had that fresh spa smell when walked in the door? There used to be a candle that replicated that wonderful aroma, but like all good things, it was discontinued.  Not to worry, over on TipNut there are nine simple recipes involving eucalyptus that you can whip up to use as household cleaners.

Here are two to get you started and a link to the entire collection:

Linen Spray Freshener

1/2 cup Distilled Water
1/2 cup Vodka
10 drops Eucalyptus oil

  • Mix ingredients and pour into a spray bottle. Shake before use.

Eucalyptus Freshener Spray
*Can be used on carpets & upholstery

2 cups Distilled Water
20 drops Eucalyptus Oil

  • Mix and pour into a spray bottle. Shake before each use. Can be used as an air freshener, a carpet or upholstery spray. Test a small area first for fabric discoloration and do not spray on wood surfaces.

Here's the entire set of eucalyptus recipes.

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