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No More Headaches

Headache Headaches are seriously NO FUN! I found this amazing brochure about headaches and everything we need to know about them PLUS 8 Easy Remedies that can heal your headaches fast!!...

Removing Cooking Stains from Fabric

Cooking Oil Oh stains on our clothes…. I am constantly trying different products from the store to get the stains out of our laundry. Sometimes, it’s makeup.  Sometimes, it’s mud and dirt, or grass stains. Sometimes, it’s colored foods or drinks, crayons, marker, blood. And sometimes when I cook, it’s oil on my clothes. The key to ...

Natural Spider Killer/Preventer

Wolf Spider Just looking at this spider gives me the woolies! I am not a bug lover, in fact….I’m a Hater! I know it’s harsh, but insects are Yuck! On the positive side, I did find this natural killer/preventive spray that is made from household products, you may already have handy! Natural spider killer or preventer… take ...

Fruit is Good For You

Fruit We all know fruits and veggies are good for us, at least that is what our parents told us when we were little!! And truthfully, I’ve always been a bigger fan of fruit, than veggies. I guess it’s the natural sweetness of fruit that makes my taste-buds sing! Here are a few reason to eat ...

Baking Soda adds Travertine Texture

Good Ideas Here’s one more fantastic use for Baking Soda. It can add a travertine texture to concrete!! Completely natural and Awesome!The Mold Store teaches their customers how to turn plain concrete into expensive Travertine textured and finished tile, stone and pavers, using Baking Soda and the rock salt that is available in food stores for making ice cream! It’s ...

Baking Soda Uses

Good Ideas I just bought a huge….GI-normous bag of Baking soda and I am thrilled at all the possibilities. Marvin at LiveHackery.Com came up with these 75 Good Ideas and Uses for Baking Soda! Baking soda is a chemical compound that appears as a fine powder. It releases bubbles of carbon dioxide when it interacts with an ...

Combat Stinky Work Boots

Good Ideas Our readers here at “Good Ideas and Tips” are so fabulous! And JEN shared this great idea with us on how she fights off the smell in her husband’s boots! “To combat my hubby’s stinky work boots, I made my own odor eating inserts. Using two old pairs of socks (or not-so-old, as long as ...

Eco-Friendly Weed Killer

Good Ideas Stinkin’ Weeds…. They can be such pests! We owned a home in the mountains and laid down a thick layer of felt. It was to serve as a weed blocker, but unfortunately, super sharp weeds ate their way through. They were impossible to get rid of. My hubby and I sprayed them with Roundup and ...

Kill Head Lice Naturally

Good Ideas Oh, my goodness…post like this make me itch. However, one of our readers, John, has shared a great tip with us on killing head lice naturally.John says, “Kids will be kids and most will end up with head lice at one time in their life, but don’t use chemicals in their hair…. just get a ...

No More Hard Brown Sugar

Good Ideas 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......

Cravings and What They Mean

Good Ideas This is such good info to know and it comes to us from “freeformfitness.ca/blog“...

Ultimate Link Party GUIDE

Ultimate Link Party Are you a CRAFTER??? If you are, I have compiled a list of Link Parties, in no particular order, where you can SHOW OFF your mad skills! **upload your project pictures and tutorials, and just link back to these sites and thousands of people will see what you’ve created!** This is the ULTIMATE LINK PARTY ...

Vitamins For Longer Hair

Good Ideas I love good hair. In fact, since I am currently expecting our baby, I am taking prenatal vitamins. And yes, my hair and nails do grow long while using them. However, I have recently found a new vitamin that helps promote hair growth....

How to Get Rid of Cat Ear Mites

Good Ideas It’s estimated that over 50% of cats carry ear mites. Ear mites are tiny little bug-like creatures that crawl around in your cat’s ears. If your cat is scratching her ears excessively, your cat might be an ear mite carrier. Can ear mites be treated without the expensive vet bill? According to the web, all ...

Cure for Cat Hairballs

Good Ideas Puss N Boots, such a cute little face! Do you remember the nasty hairball he hacks up in the movie? I found this little tip on preventing troublesome hairballs for kitty cats.  Apply a dollop of Vaseline petroleum jelly to your cat’s nose. The cat will lick off the jelly, which then lubricates any hair ...

Healing a Bruise Quickly

Good Ideas It’s funny the older I get, the more and more bruises show up and I have to idea where I got them from. I truly believe I just get so busy, and don’t have the time to fuss over a bump here or there. However, unsightly bruises are not something I want to sport, no ...

Get Rid of Blemishes/Pimples

Good Ideas Do you have a pimple or blemish that needs to disappear? Before bedtime, cover the blemish with a dab of honey and place a Band-Aid over it. (Then you won’t have sticky honey all over your pillow!)  Remove the Band-Aid in the morning and *TaDa* ! The blemish should be gone. I’ve also heard that ...

Cure Urinary Tract Infection Naturally

Good Ideas Do you or someone you know suffer from Urinary Tract Infections? Well, I can admit that  at the age of 17, I suffered from only one, and it was so very painful that I ended up in the Emergency Room for the evening and was sure I was dying of appendicitis…(Fortunately, I haven’t experienced that ...

Keep Guacamole From Turning Brown

Good Ideas Jessica from “Utah County Mom” shared this super great tip with us… ** when you make guacamole, if you keep the avacado pit in the bowl it doesn’t go brown nearly as fast.Wow, Thanks Jessica for that idea. In our family we eat guacamole a lot, and this is the perfect remedy!...

Baking Soda Remedies

Good Ideas Marvin at LiveHackery.Com came up with these 75 Good Ideas and Uses for Baking Soda! Baking soda is a chemical compound that appears as a fine powder. It releases bubbles of carbon dioxide when it interacts with an acid and a liquid. It’s most commonly used in baking, where it acts as a leavening agent. ...

Easy Eye Drop Insertion

Good Ideas Here at Good Ideas and Tips dot com, we have some of the best readers on the web!!! And sometimes our readers share a good idea with us to pass on! Well, today is our super lucky day!! Our friend, Shabnam Akram, has shared a this Easy Eye Drop Insertion Tip with us!While putting in ...

Soothe Achy Muscles

Good Ideas Do you have achy muscles from the flu? Here is a natural remedy you can mix up at home… Mix 1 Tbsp. Horseradish with 1/2 cup Olive Oil. (Let this mixture sit for 30 minutes) Then apply it as a massage oil, for instant relief on your aching muscles!...

Cure for Stuffed Nose

Good Ideas I love these little helpful tips. So whenever I find one, I am a eager beaver to share! *Before you head to the drugstore for a high-priced inhaler filled with mysterious chemicals, try chewing on a couple of curiously strong Altoid Peppermints. They’ll clear up your stuffed nose in a jiffy!...

Natural Remedy for Sore Throat

Good Ideas Do you have a Sore Throat? Just mix 1/4 cup of vinegar with 1/4 cup of honey and take 1 Tbsp. of this mixture six times a day. The vinegar actually kills the bacteria!!...

Keeping Brown Sugar Soft

Good Ideas This is an issue we have in our home. It’s the worst when you go to make something super scrumptious and find that the brown sugar is all hard and yucky. This helpful tip was shared by my friend Debbie, and Storage and GleeAnother Way: Brown Sugar Sure you could use a crusty piece of ...