Sunday, August 1, 2010

The Six Most Valuable Grocery Items Known to Man

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1. Vinegar

1. Disinfect wood cutting boards.

7. Keep boiled eggs from cracking; add 2 tbsp to water before boiling.

9. Remove urine stains from carpet. (Heh. Hopefully, it’s animal urine!)

11. Keep car windows from frosting up; use a solution of 3 oz. vinegar to 1 oz. water.
2. Baking Soda

11. Remove cat box odors; cover the bottom of the box with soda, then top with kitty litter.

16. Remove stains from marble, Formica or plastic surfaces; apply a paste of soda and water.

26. Remove baked-on food from pots and pans; soak in soda and water for 15 min.
3. WD-40
4. Coca-Cola

6. Kill slugs and snails.

17. Make better compost. (The the acidity and sugar feeds microorganisms.)
5. Fabric Softener Sheets

2. Act as a mosquito, bee and yellow jacket repellent; tie one through a belt loop.

4. Dissolve soap scum from shower doors.
6. Paper Towels

4. Keep lettuce fresh longer; wrap around lettuce head to soak up excess moisture. (I’ve done this for years.)
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1 comment:

BuddhaThePig said...

I hate the grocery store, always forget my list, and if i even had one, I never go by it, all the cereal boxes distracting and convincing me my original list sucks. Where did you get the old swimming photos? Really cool.