Thursday, October 01, 2009

Did you know - 2

Candles will last a lot longer if placed in the freezer for at least 3 hours prior to burning.
To clean artificial flowers, pour some salt into a paper bag and add the flowers.
Shake vigorously as the salt will absorb all the dust and dirt and leave your artificial flowers looking like new!
Works like a charm!
To easily remove burnt on food from your skillet or frying pan, simply add a drop or two of dish soap and enough water to cover bottom of pan, and bring to a boil on stove top.
Spray your TUPPERWARE with nonstick cooking spray before pouring In tomato based sauces and there won't be any stains.
Wrap celery in aluminum foil when putting in the refrigerator and it will keep for weeks.
When boiling corn on the cob, add a pinch of sugar to help bring out the corn's' natural sweetness.
Cure for headaches:
Take a lime, cut it in half, and rub it on your forehead.
The throbbing will go away.
Don't throw out all that leftover wine:
Freeze into ice cubes for future use in casseroles and sauces
......... left over wine?
What's that?
To get rid of itch from mosquito bites, try applying soap on the area and you will experience instant relief.
Ants, ants, ants everywhere . ...
Well, they are said to never cross a chalk line.
So, get your chalk out and draw a line on the floor or wherever ants tend to march.

See for yourself.
Use air-freshener to clean mirrors.
It does a good job and better still, leaves a lovely smell to the shine.
When you get a splinter, reach for the scotch tape before resorting to tweezers or a needle.
Simply put the scotch tape over the splinter, and then pull it off.
Scotch tape removes most splinters painlessly and easily.
Now look what you can do with Alka Seltzer........ Clean a toilet.
Drop in two Alka Seltzer tablets, wait twenty minutes,!

Brush and flush,
The citric acid and effervescent action also cleans vitreous China
To clean a vase
or remove a stain from the bottom of a glass vase or cruet, fill with water
and drop in two Alka Seltzer tablets.
Polish Jewelry.
Drop two Alka Seltzer tablets into a glass of water and immerse the
jewelry for two minutes.
Clean a thermos bottle.
Fill the bottle with water, drop in four Alka Seltzer tablets, and let soak
for an hour (or longer, if necessary).
Unclog a drain.
Clear the sink drain by dropping three Alka Seltzer tablets down the
drain followed by a cup of Heinz White Vinegar.
Wait a few minutes, and then run the hot water.
Makes you wonder about taking Alka Seltzer, doesn't it?

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