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    • Household Recipes for the Do it Yourselfer

      400+ Recipes for Various Household Items- Cleaners, Detergents, Pest Removal Recipes, Laundry Care- stain removal, pet care, and more in Alphabetical Order
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      79 Recipes for various household items in Alphabetical Order from Air Fresheners to Baby Wipes to Concrete Cleaners and everything in between

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      75 Recipes for various household items in Alphabetical Order from Daily Shower Cleaner Spray to Elmer's Glue to Fabric Softener to Grout Cleaner and everything in between

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      74 Recipes for various household items in Alphabetical Order from Hard Water Laundry Detergent to ink remover to key lime dish detergent to lace scorch prevention to myo Sunblock to Nylon Stocking strengthener and everything in between

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      43 Recipes for various household items in Alphabetical Order from Oily Garden Repellent to Paper Glue to Quick Patch Putty to Rustproofing and everything in between

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      91 Recipes for various household items in Alphabetical Order from Saddle Soap to Upholstery Cleaner to Varnish Remover to Wood Cabinet Cleanser to Zipper Fixer and everything in between
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      1. rottimom's Avatar
        Is there a recipe for dishwashing tablets? I use Finish, with the red ball in it.
      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        Quote Originally Posted by rottimom View Post
        Is there a recipe for dishwashing tablets? I use Finish, with the red ball in it.

        Yes, here:

        Budget101.com - - Homemade Dishwasher pellets | Make Your Own Dish Detergents | Tips-n-Tricks Kitchen
      1. jenifer's Avatar
        I used to spend $50.00 on a facial scrub from a name brand retailer. When I knew that had to change, I made my own=1/4 cup each olive oil and sugar, and 1 TBS honey. My face feels and looks great, ad the cost is pennies.
      1. LoriM619's Avatar
        I am so excited to get started on some of these tips and tricks! Amazing!
      1. DawnRenee's Avatar
        Anyone have a pet safe remedy for mice? Live in an older trailer, and have dogs and cats so concerned for their safety when it comes to first getting into the repellent and/or getting hold of the mice after they have been in it.
      1. KarrieJudy's Avatar
        Quote Originally Posted by DawnRenee View Post
        Anyone have a pet safe remedy for mice? Live in an older trailer, and have dogs and cats so concerned for their safety when it comes to first getting into the repellent and/or getting hold of the mice after they have been in it.
        My husband bought a tin cat (metal box) You can get them now on e-bay $13.99 with free shipping. He would put peanut butter in it and leave the box on the floor. In the morning there would be a mouse or two in the box, and he would get rid of them and do it again the next night until they were gone. He also made sure all areas they were getting into the house were sealed up. We have not had any more mice problems for about 4 years now.
      1. janabanana's Avatar
        REPAIRING WOOD FURNITURE SCRATCHES

        This really works wonders. It did a number on a darling little piece I picked up from a garage sale. It wasn't in the greatest condition but the price was right, so I was determined to make it work some how. I came acrosfs this recipe on domesticblissssquared.com:

        1/4 cup vinegar in 3/4 cup olive oil

        Use an old kitchen rag to wipe away the scratches, literally!

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