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Homemade Kitchen ‘Scrubbies’ From Mesh Plastic Bags

Never wanting to waste and always out to conserve, I'm forced to get a little creative when finding new uses for all that random plastic debris that somehow seems to find its way into our homes. Even …

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18 Ways to Use Sponges (Slideshow)

  You'd be hard-pressed to find a household that doesn't have a sponge, or ten, lying around. What is easier, though, is finding people who wouldn't dare reuse something as gross as an old spo…

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Using Spermicide and Sponges

Need a quick tip on how to use spermicide and sponges? Watch this!…

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Battle the Top 10 Germ Hot Spots

If we could take a tour of our homes wearing germ-vision goggles, we might be reluctant to re-enter after running out the door screaming as if we'd just escaped from the world's creepiest haunted …

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Sponges and Scrubbing Pads: Your Secret Weapon for Disinfecting

You'll be a bit horrified to read here in an excerpt from 4 Weeks to Maximum Immunity about the pathogens found on sponges and scrubbing pads. Who knew they could be so contaminated? Although I don't …

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