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15 Travel Tricks and Hacks

It’s traveling season.  Spring Break, Summer Vacation, or whatever it may be, I’m ready to give you the best TRAVEL TRICKS AND HACKS around.  I practically lived out of a suitcase for 18 months, & I learned many great TRAVEL TRICKS AND HACKS. Others passed down their wisdom, some I’ve read about and others I learned the hard way. I’m hoping to help you avoid those “oops” moments, like the time when my lotion spilled all over my suitcase, not…

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Cleaning Pans with Hydrogen Peroxide Update

Hydrogen Peroxide NOT for use with non-stick pans! So, if you remember a few months ago I tested out several methods for cleaning burned food off off pots and pans and posted about my results. I found the most successful method to be boiling hydrogen peroxide in the pots and pans. So, after my super-successful experience using hydrogen peroxide to burned residue off my stainless steel pots and pans I noticed my cookie sheets were looking pretty dirty (as you can…

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De-tangling My Little Ponies Hair!!!

My Little Ponies Hair Restoration My daughters absolutely love My Little Ponies and they have many of them but being only two and four years old they do not upkeep their ponies hair at all. So, many of the ponies hairstyles can become quite a site to behold. Here are some pictures of some of their glorious do’s before we started styling. As you can see many of the tails were quite matted and their manes were pretty wild. So, the other day I…

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How to Clean your Gross Iron!!!

How to Clean your Iron!   My brother is staying with us for a little while and he has two presentation and some interviews coming up. So he bought himself some really nice dress clothes. Unfortunately one of the “no-iron necessary” shirts was really an “iron definitely necessary” shirt. So I grabbed my iron and realized it was pretty filthy and I definitely did not want to ruin his brand new (rather expensive) shirt. So I decided to try to…

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Removing Burned Food from Pots and Pans

Three methods for removing burned food from your pots and pans!!! This post is all about  removing  burned food from your pots and pans! I am sure none of you will ever need this information because you are such wonderful cooks  😉  but it really came in handy for me this week! I also made this video showing my test results! So, apparently I am a terrible cook and I burn pretty much everything that I touch. Twice this week…

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