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Move

Move whenever you can. Around the house or outdoors, up and down the stairs. Walk in place while on the phone, cooking, washing dishes,etc.
I go up and down my basement stairs a lot when I do not have to do it. I also make many trips up and down the aisles at stores, or around the perimeter o...

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Fresh Flowers

To make fresh cut flowers last a VERY long time, do what florists do:store them in the fridge overnight!! Nobody looks at them while asleep, just pull the vase out in the morning!

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Sticky Drawers?

If you have a drawer that sticks, just rub the track with a bar of soap! I use my small pieces that are close to the end,,

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sticky doors or drawers?

If you have a sticky door or drawer, simply use that little leftover piece of bar soap!
Pull drawwer open, rub bar across top and bottom of drawerglide, it will slide with ease!

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easy-peel boiled eggs

When boiling eggs, add baking soda to the water and you will always have easy-peel shells!! The baking soda changes the Ph of the water, causing a chemical reaction in the egg, making the shells slide off easier!!

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lighten your hair

Rinsing your hair in lemon juice wil lighten teh hair,, makes it squeaky clean too!!

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soup mugs

When things get dull by eating soup or cereal all the time, I switch to coffee mugs or cups. I can take them out on the deck, or just at the table. Easier to handle.

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Saving $$ with a crockpot

I have been cooking whole meals in my crockpot for 31 years:same crockpot too! It only costs a few cents a day to run one, instead of using an oven or microwave! Banked the saved $ and renovated my home's whole interior!

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