DIY Weatherproofing Outdoor Plugs

outdoor cord weatherproofing

If you are worried about outdoor plugs being exposed to the elements, try this simple hack using a recycled food storage container. Cut two slits on either side of the plastic container and slide the cords into the slits. Now place your lid and you’ve got DIY weatherproofing for your outdoor cords.

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Inexpensive Eucalyptus Centerpiece

inexpensive eucalyptus centerpiece

Fresh, beautiful centerpieces can be costly. Save money without sacrificing the impact by using greenery such as eucalyptus. Not only will the eucalyptus add a wonderful aroma to the room but the cuttings will last approximately 2-3 weeks when watered appropriately. When the centerpiece is no longer needed hang the eucalyptus to dry for continued decor options.

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Prevent Feathers From Escaping Your Pillow

pillowcase thread count

Feather and down pillows can often leave behind unwanted feathers. One way of keeping the feathers from escaping is by using a pillowcase that has a higher thread count than the pillow insert. The feathers will have a tougher time wiggling out of the insert.

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Clean A Scorched Pan with Baking Soda and Vinegar

clean pan with baking soda vinegar

Before using elbow grease to clean the bottom of a scorched pan first try using a mixture of vinegar and baking soda. Fill the bottom of the pan with water and add one cup of white vinegar. Bring the mixture to a boil and remove from the heat. Add two tablespoons of baking soda and watch as the vinegar and baking soda react. Once the fizzing has stopped pour out the mixture and scrub away.

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Quickly Chill Your Wine with Wine Ice Cubes

chill wine with wine ice cubes

Need to quickly chill your glass of wine but don’t want to water it down with ice cubes or wait for it to chill in the refrigerator? Freeze wine in ice cube trays and store in the freezer. When the time comes simply place a few wine ice cubes in your glass for a perfectly chilled glass.

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Expedite the Drying Process by Adding a Large Dry Bath Towel

adding a large dry bath towel to shorten drying time

Toss a large dry bath towel into your load of wet clothes to lessen drying time and even save on energy.

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