Frugal Tips-Cleaning

Make your own Reusable Paper Towels

So I saw something online that was very interesting. Reusable paper towels. Awesome! We go through SO many paper towels in this house that I cringe every time I have to throw it away. I feel like I am wasting it.

I found these reusable eco friendly snapping paper towels. They really are not paper but you get the idea. So I checked out the price…..$52 plus shipping………..NO. I began to think…..and shop. I went to Continue reading…

Viewpoints: To rinse or not to rinse?

2dirtyslowcookerI am part of the Viewpoints panel and occasionally they post some interesting facts and experiments they run. I found this one to be helpful. They conducted an experiment to see if there was a difference if the dishes were rinsed versus if they were not rinsed before placing into the dishwasher. You can read the full experiment here.


Spilled Wax?

Does your house get rowdy at times? Are you always warning your kids of the hot wax on the table? Yep, that’s me. Only I was too slow to keep it from completely spilling over. It was on my tablecloth, table runner, carpet and wall. All I had to do was Continue reading…

Double the Softness

At first, I was skeptical about this so I decided to try it. It’s been 5 months and I’m pretty convinced. You only need half of a dryer sheet. Yup. I wasn’t too sure at first because I really do not like static cling. I can definitely vouch for this tip now though. Continue reading…

Toothpaste vs. Kool-Aid

My kids love Kool-Aid. Therefore, my kids always have stains on their faces. With my couponing, I have been able to score a lot, and I mean a lot, of free toothpaste. I have found another use for all the toothpaste I have stocked in my closet. I put some of it on a Q-tip and use it to clean of all those stains on my kids’ faces! Works like a charm!