Fun facts that would be useful at home

Lemon extract will remove scuff marks from luggage.

Dry Mustard will remove onion odors from your hands or cutting board. Rub in, then rinse off.

Place bay leaves in kitchen drawers and in flour and sugar sacks to keep crawling insects away.

Store eggs with the large end up to keep the yolk centered.

For perfect hard-cooked eggs, cover the eggs with cold water and bring to a boil. Then turn off the heat and let the eggs sit on the burner for 10 – 15 minutes

Refrigerate candles for several hours before lighting; it will cause fewer drips

Take any stainless steel bowl, pan or other stainless steel kitchen gadget and run your hands on it. It will take away the smell of garlic on your hands.

Drain de-clogged: ¼ cup of baking soda ad ¼ cup of vinegar. Pour baking soda down the drain first then follow with the vinegar. Close drain and let sit until bubbling has stopped then follow with a bucket of hot boiling water.

Never use disinfectants to clean the fridge, foods will pick up taste and odor.

When laundering clothes, add detergent to the washer first. Poring detergent clothing can cause the fabrics to fade.

Apply spray starch to doors and to painted walls along hallways and stairways where fingerprints accumulate. The coating will resist marks better.

Place a piece of white chalk in your silver chest or jewel box to adsorb moisture and help prevent tarnishing of silverware and jewelry.

Freezers run more efficiently when they’re three-quarters or more full. When provisions drop, fill milk cartons or jugs with water and put them in the freezer to take up empty space.

Fun facts by: Cornerstone Corner

 

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