How to: Repurpose a Ketchup Bottle for Perfect Pancakes
You've seen the technique at your local diner: a handheld dispenser full of batter is floated over a nice cripsy griddle, creating perfectly round and drip-free flapjacks. And you can buy things for home use... But why would you, with this tip from Real Simple. Just throughly wash a large, squeezable condiment bottle, and fill it with your batter of choice. "Portioning pancake batter with precision and without the usual mess of transferring batter from the bowl. Squeeze out baby-size or…
How to Remove Residual Candle Wax From Candle Jars
If you like to recycle and reuse stuff, here's one more tip for you--reuse old candle jars!. Once you're done with the candle jar, it'll have a little bit of candle left. Put the jar inside your freezer. Let it sit for at least an hour. I had forgotten about mine and left it in for days!.
33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You
And if you don't follow these rules, your world will probably fall apart. Just kidding! But OCD or not, you can probably stand to get a little more thorough with your cleaning, while saving time in the long run.
Natural allergy relief that is so complete and immediate (and cheap), it may blow you away
My 10-year-old son has increasing problems with seasonal allergies -- we brace ourselves as spring comes with its pollen because this kid really reacts. Last year we kept him comfortable with over-the-counter medications, local honey, regular elderflower tea, lavender oil in a nebulizer/diffuser concoction as he sleeps, and a chest rub of lavender and eucalyptus oil in a carrier oil. The remedies helped keep him comfortable but he still needed a small dose of allergy medication, nearly…