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10 Ways to Repurpose an Altoids Tin

Altoids tins are icons of upcycling. Even folks who aren't into DIY crafts often reuse these handy containers for things like storing change or organizing small knick knacks. With a little bit of craf…

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8 Surprising Uses for Cream of Tartar

  You might not realize it, but you probably have one of the most versatile cleaning agents sitting on your spice rack. Cream of tartar, chemically known as potassium bitartrate, is typically …

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23 Surprising Uses for Junk Mail

Is your mailbox flooded with unwanted junk mail? Check out these ways to repurpose all of that wasteful paper! Junk mail is definitely one of my pet peeves. It shows up unbidden in my mailbox, and ba…

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10 Surprising Uses for Oatmeal

You know that oatmeal is a delicious and healthy way to start your morning, but there are quite a few unconventional uses for oatmeal that might surprise you! From DIY beauty to some crafty applica…

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15 Amazing Uses for Potatoes

You eat them mashed, baked, and sometimes even fried, but did you know that potatoes can do more than just fill you up? Check out these surprising uses for potatoes! The surprising uses for potatoe…

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A 2-Ingredient Deodorant Recipe That WORKS!

I've been using this DIY deodorant for over a year now, and it's by far my favorite recipe. If you've made the switch -- or tried to make the switch -- from conventional deodorants to natural alter…

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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23 Vintage Suitcase Hacks

Do you have any vintage suitcases in your collection? Try one of these crafty vintage suitcase hacks to turn them into something newly functional. What is it about vintage suitcases that's so …

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15 Surprising Uses for Coconut Oil

You know that you can use coconut oil to cook, but did you know about these other surprising uses?   I recently started using a lot more coconut oil both in my cooking and around the house. W…

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15 Ways to Reuse Plastic Bottles

No matter how much I try to avoid plastic, I seem to always end up with at least one or two plastic bottles in my recycle bin. Sometime it's a juice bottle, sometimes it held dish or laundry soap. …

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wonderful....I love whales......

An interesting concept, I certainly love pistachio nuts. The gardening tip is a good one.

I would love to try to make one of these but I've no idea where to buy the Cellulose, rose petals an…

I'm from the Ozark mountains. I think folks here, figured out a non food use for sugar, long ago.

Interesting, at least it is something without harmful toxins