19 Bizarre Home Cures That Work Home cure: Olive oil Use it for: Eczema Soothe flareups by applying olive oil directly to the irritated area, says Christopher Dannaker, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at the University of California San Francisco. Packed with antioxidants that can reduce the inflammation associated with eczema, olive oil is the […]
Kids Time-out bottles. Fill a bottle with 3/4 water, one bottle of glitter glue, & ultra fine glitter. Then send this bottle with your child to timeout and they can watch it settle to calm them. Once the glitter is settled their time is up! wow this is such a good idea! if they mess […]
Texas sheet cake. mix: 2cups flour 2cups sugar 1/2tsp salt 1tsp baking soda** 1/2tsp cinnamon ** note: I have made this with baking powder or soda – Either way works. “powder” is what was listed in the recipe I got it from, but soda is slightly better results. in a saucepan over medium high heat […]
How To Burn a Lot of Calories Without Exercising! Part 1 #1) Sleep more: Sometime this is easier said than done when you have young children, but research has shown that getting less than four hours of sleep over an extended period of time slows your metabolism. Aim for between 7 to 9 hours sleep […]
Glow in the dark cupcake frosting using tonic water and jello! After a few dips and trips back into the freezer to set, the frosting glowed!! Before you start just know that the white frosting glows the best. The green, or if you decide to do orange, will glow it just isn’t as bright. Also […]
Winter sore throat “tea”- In a jar combine lemon slices, organic honey and sliced ginger. Close jar and put it in the fridge, it will form into a “jelly”. To serve- spoon jelly into mug and pour boiling water over it. Store in fridge 2-3 months
Paint mini canvases, put together in square, use squeeze bottle to swirl white paint over all of them.
Caramel Apple Sticky Buns! Ingredients FOR THE ROLLS: 2 cups Whole Milk 1-1/4 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Canola Oil 1 package (2 1/4 Teaspoons) Active Dry Yeast 4-1/2 cups Flour, Divided 2 teaspoons Salt 1/2 teaspoon (scant) Baking Soda 1/2 teaspoon (heaping) Baking Powder 3/4 cups Melted Butter 4 Tablespoons Ground Cinnamon _____ FOR THE […]
How To: Peeling An Orange, Like A Boss. Cut or pull the top and bottom circles from the orange/tangerine. Then slit between two sections and roll it out. MIND BLOWN.
Running Shoe Lacing Techniques First, let’s cover the LOOP LACING LOCK. This technique can be used in a number of different lacing patterns to insure a tight and snug fit anywhere along the eye row of your shoe, depending on where your laces seem to be slipping. In this example, I have put the loop lacing lock […]
Gak this substance is super cool! Here’s what you need: Elmer’s glue (4 oz bottle) Borax (powder found in the laundry aisle) food coloring water Here’s what to do: 1. Put 1/2 cup water in a bowl. Pour in the whole bottle of glue and mix together. 2. Add food coloring to make your favorite […]
No helium needed to fill balloons for parties….. How to: just vinegar and baking soda! I NEED TO REMEMBER THIS! this is important since helium is not a renewable source and is in such short supply.
Line your fridge shelves with Press’n Seal or Saran Wrap for easy fridge cleanup! Why have I not done this? Brilliant! A tip for keeping your refrigerator clean…line the clean shelves with Saran Wrap or Press’n Seal. If a spill or mess occurs, simply peel the wrap off, throw away the mess, and recover! Keeps […]
Carnivale Banana Pops Now that summer is up and running, let’s get right down to the good stuff…summer treats! I added a twist to the normal frozen banana pop and created a delight not only for the mouth, but the eyes too! MATERIALS Candy Melts Popsicle sticks Bananas Assorted confections (I used crushed oreos, m&ms, […]
40 Ways to Keep a Toddler Busy – Please Repin for all Moms and Dads Here are some of the strategies that work well with my daughters when I need to devote some attention to schooling their brother. I try to have several examples from the following list on-hand at all times to pull from […]
How To Make Homemade Ice Cream In A Baggie How to make homemade ice cream in a baggie. This is just as cool as my homemade butter in a canning jar. Oh how I wish I could take credit for coming up with this one, but I can’t. I saw it in Disney Family Fun […]
How To Make Healthy Homemade Ketchup Homemade ketchup. Did you know that store-bought ketchup is loaded with sodium and sugar? Well, now you can make your own healthier version. Did you know that store-bought ketchup is loaded with sodium and sugar? Depressing, huh? Well, now you can make your own healthier version to dip your […]
How To: Gradient Manicure (with Konad) Hola! As I already mentioned, I did some work for a Slovenian online store – mostly photo tutorials for different types of manicures. You’re not gonna see anything new, but I put a lot of effort into it, so I thought I should share it with you as well. […]