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After doing laundry I fold and place all the pieces of a sheet set (fitted sheet, flat sheet and pillowcases) inside one pillowcase and put it in the linen closet. Then when I need to make the bed I don't have to dig around for a matching set!
Natural peanut butter doesn't contain added oils, but it does require regular stirring, especially when you first buy it. That can be messy and difficult. So each time I buy a new jar, I store it in my pantry upside down until I'm ready to use it. That mixes the oil better for easier stirring!
I find it great to clean an area a day quickly. I divided our house by 5 area & clean one area daily. By doing that I only have quick pick up and put away to keep house cleaner on Saturday for the weekend! Sunday I don't clean.
Wet a dish rag or sponge, put it in the microwave and "cook" for a least a minute. Let the dish rag sit in the microwave for a minute as it will be too hot to handle. Wipe out the inside and door of microwave. It's easy and it doesn't cost you anything. Works great for tough cooked on spills!
After reading all the bad comments about plastic wrap, I get coffee filters at the dollar store and use them to cover foods in the microwave. I also use them to line the bowl I use for my digital scale. Keeps messes to a minimum.
I always have my bathroom sink clogging up - between hair, facial masks, etc. And I hate asking my husband to fix it for me. Yesterday I was reading Redbook, and they gave me a concoction to use:
For all things that come in large bags or boxes (cereal, crackers, pita chips, etc) I repackage them in snack bags as 100 calorie servings. This cuts down on my guestimation errors when I just grab a handful or pour a bowlful!
A GREAT repellent is BOUNCE (in the orange box). It contains white oleander and mosquitoes HATE the smell. Tie one on you & you wonít be bothered by them. Wipe outside walls & surfaces like decks & cushion covers & youíll never see them. Donít use heavily perfumed shampoos, lotions, hairsprays or deodorants.They also LOVE dark colored clothes, so don't wear.