Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Secrets of Success

< Secrets of Success Main Page    Submit a Secret

Around The House Secrets

Do you have a household or general life tip to share?

See Another Category:
go
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click the "Report Inappropriate Secret" on the secret's page and our staff will review it.

76

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Getting a Job Done

To do a job quickly, I set a timer and try to beat it. For example, to clean the kitchen, I set the time for 20 min. It keeps me focused and you will be surprised what you can accomplish in 20 minutes. Putting clothes away? 15 minutes. Knowing I am playing beat the clock puts some fun in boring jobs.

- Submitted by 47CANDYMOM 6/10/2011 in Around The House | 6 Comments

5

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Easy microwave cleaning

To clean your microwave fast, wet a washcloth and place in microwave, turn on for 1 minute and wipe it down. emoticon

- Submitted by GIRLGETTINGFIT 5/31/2014 in Around The House | 1 Comment

57

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Laundry Soap

Most people use way too much laudry soap and fabric softner. Look at the scoop that comes with the soap or the lid, do you use more than it says is appropriate for the load size? Even that is usually more than one needs. I use about a1/4 cup of soap in a full load of laudry, perfectly clean, no soap build up, and saves money.

- Submitted by CHEPINSKI 3/21/2011 in Around The House | 0 Comments

10

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Candle Tips

To keep those pillar candles and 3-wicks nice and shiny - use an old pair of knee-hi stockings to buff them up to a nice shine! Also - before burning pillars and larger candles be sure to trim wick to 1/4 inch and make sure it is centered for a nice even burn!

- Submitted by MUGSYMOM 6/9/2010 in Around The House | 2 Comments
Page: (1 total)  
           RSS Feed: Around The House Secrets RSS Feed