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  1. Budweiser beer conditions the hair
  2. Pam cooking spray will dry finger nail polish
  3. Cool whip will condition your hair in 15 minutes
  4. Mayonnaise will KILL LICE, it will also condition your hair
  5. Elmer’s Glue – paint on your face, allow it to dry, peel off and see the dead skin and blackheads if any.
  6. Shiny Hair – use brewed Lipton Tea
  7. Sunburn – empty a large jar of Nestea into your bath water
  8. Minor burn – Colgate or Crest toothpaste
  9. Burn your tongue? Put sugar on it!
  10. Arthritis? WD-40 Spray and rub in, kill insect stings too
    11 Bee stings – meat tenderizer
  11. Chigger bite – Preparation H
  12. Puffy eyes – Preparation H
  13. Paper cut – crazy glue or chap stick (glue is used instead of sutures at most hospitals)
  14. Stinky feet – Jello
  15. Athletes feet – cornstarch
  16. Fungus on toenails or fingernails – Vicks vapor rub
  17. Kool aid to clean dishwasher pipes. Just put in the detergent section and run a cycle, it will also clean a toilet. (Wow, and we drink this stuff)
  18. Kool Aid can be used as a dye in paint also Kool Aid in Dannon plain yogurt as a finger paint, your kids will love it and it won’t hurt them if they eat it!
  19. Peanut butter – will get scratches out of CD’s! Wipe off with a coffee filter paper
  20. Sticking bicycle chain – Pam no-stick cooking spray
  21. Pam will also remove paint, and grease from your hands! Keep a can in your garage for your hubby
  22. Peanut butter will remove ink from the face of dolls
  23. When the doll clothes are hard to put on, sprinkle with corn starch and watch them slide on
  24. Heavy dandruff – pour on the vinegar !
  25. Body paint – Crisco mixed with food coloring. Heat the Crisco in the microwave, pour in to an empty film container and mix with the food color of your choice!
    27 Tie Dye T-shirt – mix a solution of Kool Aid in a container, tie a rubber band around a section of the T-shirt and soak
  26. Preserving a newspaper clipping – large bottle of club soda and cup of milk of magnesia , soak for 20 min. and let dry, will last for many years!
  27. A Slinky will hold toast and CD’s!
  28. To keep goggles and glasses from fogging, coat with Colgate toothpaste
  29. Wine stains, pour on the Morton salt and watch it absorb into the salt.
  30. To remove wax – Take a paper towel and iron it over the wax stain, it will absorb into the towel.
  31. Remove labels off glassware etc. rub with Peanut butter!
  32. Baked on food – fill container with water, get a Bounce paper softener and the static from the Bounce towel will cause the baked on food to adhere to it. Soak overnight. Also; you can use 2 Efferdent tablets , soak overnight!
  33. Crayon on the wall – Colgate toothpaste and brush it!
    36.. Dirty grout – Listerine
  34. Stains on clothes – Colgate toothpaste
  35. Grass stains – Karo Syrup
  36. Grease Stains – Coca Cola , it will also remove grease stains from the driveway overnight. We know it will take corrosion from car batteries!
  37. Fleas in your carpet? 20 Mule Team Borax- sprinkle and let stand for 24 hours. Maybe this will work if you get them back again.
  38. To keep FRESH FLOWERS longer Add a little Clorox , or 2 Bayer aspirin , or just use 7-up instead of water.
  39. Gatorade is good for Migraine Headaches (PowerAde won’t work)
  40. When you go to buy bread in the grocery store, have you ever wondered which is the freshest, so you ‘squeeze’ for freshness or softness? Did you know that bread is delivered fresh to the stores five days a week? Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Each day has a different color twist tie.
    They are:
    Monday = Blue,
    Tuesday = Green,
    Thursday = Red
    Friday = White
    Saturday = Yellow.
    So if today was Thursday, you would want red twist tie; not white which is Fridays (almost a week old)! The colors go alphabetically by color Blue- Green – Red – White – Yellow, Monday through Saturday. Very easy to remember. I thought this was interesting. I looked in the grocery store and the bread wrappers DO have different twist ties, and even the ones with the plastic clips have different colors. You learn something new everyday! Enjoy fresh bread when you buy bread with the right color on the day you are shopping.
    Pass this information on to friends so they can be informed.

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1. Vitamins are still 90% effective after two years.

2. Honey has been around for centuries and can last just as long.

3. Soy sauce won’t go bad if kept properly.

4. Bottled water will outlast anything in your cupboard.

5. Pure maple syrup lasts the longest when kept cold.

6. Baking soda can be used for cleaning, even after losing its potency.

7. Sugar won’t go bad, but it can harden with time.

8. Vodka and other hard liquors don’t have a shelf life.

9. Ground coffee beans may go bad, but instant coffee won’t.

10. Milk powder is your non perishable dairy workaround.

11. Tea will never go to waste.

12. Dried beans keep for more than three years.

13. Hard grains can last more than 12 years.

14. Kept dry, brown and white rice can last more than a year.

15. Balsamic vinegar and all other kinds of vinegar are always safe to use.

  • Balsamic vinegar can last indefinitely, but it’s best to use it within three to four years.
  • Apple cider vinegar is best used within five years of opening.
  • Red and white wine is guaranteed two years, as is rice vinegar.
  • White vinegar, on the other hand, can always be used for cooking or cleaning.

16. High-quality wine and spirits get better as they age.

17. Spices and seasonings don’t spoil.

18. Cornstarch is always safe to use if kept dry.

19. Bouillon cubes keep forever in airtight containers.

20. Vanilla extract must be pure to last indefinitely.

21. Ghee is the go-to non perishable cooking oil.

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