Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle. The vinegar will help to wash away the loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and helps remove the musty odor.  Next, sprinkle a cupful of baking soda around the bottom of the tub and run it through a short  cycle. The baking soda will help freshen and removing stains.

How To Clean Your Dishwasher In 3 Easy Steps

Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle – The vinegar will help wash away loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and removes musty odor.

Why do we use a whole drawer for this, when OBVIOUSLY this is a far superior way of storage?

Hang one of those wire shelves from pantry shelves for storage of plastic wrap, foil, ziplocks, etc. This could free up an entire drawer!

How to get your dirty whites clean again...    HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax.    you have to rewash it once to put softener in but it's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too (baby spit up is no longer a stain on OLD clothes)

How to get dirty whites clean again. HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, cup borax. Rewash w/softener - result is the whitest. Omit bleach for colors (works well on baby stains)

How to Remove Scratch Marks from Dishes.

Bar Keepers Friend is a FAVORITE product in my kitchen! How to Remove Scratch Marks from Dishes ~ Bar Keepers Friend. It also works great on aging porcelain sinks and bathroom fixtures.

laundry soap: super concentrate

Mom's Super Laundry Sauce

Mom's Super Laundry Sauce-Here is an amazingly simple Do It Yourself detergent that doesn't leave any residue on clothing, gets nearly every stain known to man out the first time around and smells clean . Also try the Lavender Super Sauce & Softener.

I'm so doing this! A Year's worth of homemade laundry detergent, homemade fabric softener, and homemade dryer balls. This one is the best I've seen

A Year's worth of homemade laundry detergent, homemade fabric softener, and homemade dryer balls. Love the homemade dryer ball idea

NO-GRATE HOMEMADE LAUNDRY SOAP

How To Make Your Own No-Grate Liquid Laundry Detergent

No grate homemade laundry soap. 3 tablespoons borax, 3 tablespoons washing soda, 2 tablespoons Dawn Dish Soap- 4 cups boiling water-- mix till all dissolved, let liquid cool, fill the one gallon jug with cold water.

Tension rod on the underside of a table to make a "coloring table" - why didn't I think of that!?

Cheap and Easy Coloring Table for your Kid

Tension rod on underside of dining table + big roll of drawing paper = coloring table; love this but not on my good dining table, in kids room

Great for the work shop Attach a furnace filter with hook-and-loop tabs to the air intake side of a box fan. Fine dust particles from sanding and sawing will be drawn into the filter by the vacuum created by the fan.

11 Ways to Keep Your Workshop Neat and Tidy

Great for the work shop Attach a furnace filter with hook-and-loop tabs to the air intake side of a box fan. Fine dust particles from sanding and sawing will be drawn into the filter by the vacuum created by the fan. Also cool for a chicken coop

Homemade Dish-washing

frugally green: How to Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent 2 cups of Borax 2 cups of Baking Soda 4 small packets of sugar freelemonade Kool-Aid (you can also use 4 tablespoons of citric acid--if you can find it) White Vinegar

creamoftartar: wonder cleaner

This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift stubborn stains.Burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.

Brick Clips - hanging on brick without drilling!

In the event that my dreams of an exposed brick wall is actualized: Brick Clips - hanging on brick without drilling. Great for hanging stuff on the outside wall, or inside brick walls or fireplaces.

Squeeze more usable space out of your kitchen base cabinets by installing rollout drawers. How-to photos and plans show how to make standard and wastebasket rollouts.

Organize Kitchen Storage With Kitchen Cabinet Rollouts

This nerve tincture contains an amazing group of herbs that relax, calm and bring rest. This tincture is safe for babies as well as adults.  It can be used for: Sleeplessness, Seizures, Stomach Cramps, Relax a Mother's Muscles Threatening to Miscarry, Relax a person going through great mental or physical stress, Calm a person that is high-strung, Help a baby with colic or that has trouble relaxing

Jill's Home Remedies: How To Make A Nerve Tincture; Double the amount of each herb if using fresh}: cup Alfalfa cup Chamomile cup Peppermint cup Passionflower cup Catnip cup Oatstraw 1 tbsp.

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