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Baby wipes

I found out baby wipes work for just about everything cleaning spills, stain in the carpet.....etc.

- Submitted by KEIRSDON4 3/31/2010 in Around The House | 3 Comments

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Green Cleaning

Baking Soda mixed with a little white vinegar makes a really good cleaner for removing caked on grease and other grime.

- Submitted by ILYAHNA 3/31/2010 in Around The House | 0 Comments

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Lint Rollers

Lint rollers are great for cleaning lamp shades! It's also easier and quicker to use than going to the trouble of getting out the vacuum. Also, use them to pick up pet hair on the couch!

- Submitted by EVER-EVOLVING 3/31/2010 in Around The House | 0 Comments

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Staying positive

I am getting have back surgery in April. Remembering to take one day at a time and the month til surgery will pass quickly.

- Submitted by BECKYI 3/30/2010 in Around The House | 1 Comment

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eat a breakfast

Eating breakfast every day helps me stay on track. I know that no matter what happens later in the day, I started the day out right.)

- Submitted by AUNTGINNY1 3/30/2010 in Around The House | 3 Comments

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Cravings for Junk Food

My husband is a junk food junkie so whenever he eats junk I crave them too. So, the other day he asked me to give him a bowl of Doritos, which I did, and then ate 4 chips myself before putting them back in the cupboard.

Then the 4 chips got logged as a snack for the day..



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- Submitted by ANTOCOURT 3/30/2010 in Around The House | 4 Comments

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Recycling

We have five recycling bins: plastic bags, paper, plastic bottles, glass, and cans. Plus I seem to have accumulated several cloth bags that I take shopping with me but if I should forget to take them, as mentioned previously, I recycle the plastic and paper bags, too.

- Submitted by CHUCKLES0719 3/30/2010 in Around The House | 4 Comments

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Decluttering...

Somehow I seem to collect things. For 2010 one of my goals is to remove 3 items everyday from my 7 room apt. The items can go to recycle, donated, or trashed...but 3 HAVE to go! Amazing how quickly decluttering goes & I don't feel overwhelmed doing it in one day!

- Submitted by MAURIZIA 3/30/2010 in Around The House | 8 Comments

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B Vitamins

Taking B Vitamin supplements are important for all round health. Taking B50, B75 or B100(potent..be careful) helps in red blood cell formation, mental alertness, skin health (esp. if you are acne prone) & helps boost energy by helping your body turn carbs,fat and protein into energy

- Submitted by CARBQUEEN4 3/29/2010 in Around The House | 3 Comments

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apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is good for you for many reasons and it does a great job as a cleaner around the house too

- Submitted by BRENDABUNNY 3/29/2010 in Around The House | 9 Comments
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