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No More Hard Brown Sugar

Our Reader, Somi Chuhon, just shared this little trick with us! “When brown sugar gets dry and hard to separate, put it in a air tight jar or container and put a piece of bread inside. I usually use the heel of the bread loaf since no one likes it. The brown sugar should be loosened to its original state within 24 hours. I just keep a piece of bread in the container all the time and replace it once in a while when the sugar starts to get hard again (about every few months). I have used this for years and years!”

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Re-Purposing an Old Media Cabinet

One of our fabulous readers…has sent us a great idea for re-purposing an old media cabinet. Maria over at IDS (Interior Design Solutions) is an Interior Designer in NC and she writes a blog about various design ideas and projects. Here’s her very easy fix to a media cabinet that is too short.

Ultimate Link Party GUIDE

Are you a CRAFTER??? If you are, I have compiled a list of Link Parties, in no particular order, where you can …

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Cinder Block Workout-At Home Workouts

John Tracy, one of our readers, shared his “at-home Cinder Block Workout!”Good Ideas”Want to work out but don’t have the money to join a gym. You can get a state of the art workout with the following: one cinder block = costs less than $2 one set 3 pound hand weights = $6 or less, old towel, clock with a second hand =$3

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Potholder Makeover

I recently fell in love with a chain store fabric. (if it’s killing you to know which major store, let me save …

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Power Strip Obsession

Yes it’s true, I have a power strip obsession. Most of the time it’s for all of our electronics behind the computer …

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Redo a Basket

This isn’t anything miraculous, but it made me happy so I thought I would share! I was given a plain ol’ black …

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Prevent Your Dryer from Dying

Found this and thought I would share!! (ps….don’t throw your lint behind the dryer, that can cause a fire!!) **you’re probably thinking, who does that? But I have a friend who thought it was no big deal!

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Terrace Tables

Hey Guys, have you heard about a folding terrace table? Well I hadn’t either, until one of our fabulous readers, Tony,  introduced …

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Baking Soda Remedies

Marvin at LiveHackery.Com came up with these 75 Good Ideas and Uses for Baking Soda! Baking soda is a chemical compound that …

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How to Clean Teflon

I really needed this one today!! Before Church, I put 4 chicken breast in my pot, on the stove, to boil. My …

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Homemade Window Cleaner

Have you ever ran out of window cleaner and really didn’t want to run to the store? You can always pull out …

Hanging Pictures

We have such fantastic readers and today’s idea comes to us from Darin L. Jolliffe-Haas. He writes…”Yesterday, I read the article on ‘How to Arrange Pictures,’ and wanted to share something I’ve used in my own home. I actually borrowed the idea from Thomas Jefferson’s home, Monticello.

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Draining Fried Food

Did I mention, that we have the greatest readers??!!! Well, we do! And Fran Walker is one of them. Here is her super clever idea that she has shared with us. Good Ideas “This is something I developed to keep potato pancakes, or anything you’re frying, from getting too greasy after you’re done frying the stuff.

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Clever Dustpan

I saw this clever idea on Pinterest and instantly fell in love with the concept. I have used a mop bucket a …

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Salve for Burns

So it is said, that Colgate Toothpaste makes an excellent salve for burns. Do you think it burns when you put it …

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Rainy Day Dog Odor Cure

Next time your dog comes in from the rain, simply wipe down your pet with Bounce or any dryer sheet instantly making …

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DIY Chip Clip

This is such a clever idea! I am always looking for another chip clip here or there, for one thing or another. …

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Smart Splinter Remover

This is such a clever little tip for removing splinters. Just pour a drop of Elmer’s Glue all over the splinter. Let …

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409 Is a Bug Killer

Here’s a Good Tip! If menacing bees, wasps, hornets, or yellow jackets get into your home, and you can’t find the insecticide, …