Heat up leftover pizza in a non-stick skillet on top of the
stove, set heat
to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust crispy. No
pizza. I saw this on the cooking channel and it really works.
Easy Deviled Eggs
Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag. Seal, mash till they are
up. Add remainder of ingredients, reseal, keep mashing it up
thoroughly, cut the tip of the baggy, squeeze mixture into egg.
bag away when done easy clean up.
When you buy a container of cake frosting from the store, whip it
mixer for a few minutes. You can double it in size. You get to
cake/cupcakes with the same amount. You also eat less
Reheating Refrigerated Bread
To warm biscuits, pancakes, or muffins that were refrigerated,
place them in
a microwave with a cup of water. The increased moisture will keep
moist and help it reheat faster.
Newspaper Weeds Away
Start putting in your plants, work the nutrients in your soil.
newspapers, put layers around the plants overlapping as you go,
mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some
they will not get through wet newspapers.
Use a dry cotton ball to pick up little broken glass pieces of
fibers catch ones you can't see!
No More Mosquitoes
Place a dryer sheet in your pocket. It will keep the mosquitoes
To keep squirrels from eating your plants sprinkle your plants
pepper. The cayenne pepper doesn't hurt the plant and the
come near it.
Easier Thank You's
When you throw a bridal/baby shower, buy a pack of thank you
cards for the
guest of honor. During the party, pass out the envelopes and have
put their address on one. When the bride/new mom sends the thank
they're all addressed!
If you purchase a new bike for your child, place their picture
handle bar before placing the grips on. if the bike is stolen and
recovered, remove the grip and there is your proof who owns the
To get something out of a heat register or under the fridge add
paper towel roll or empty gift wrap roll to your vacuum. It can
be bent or
flattened to get in narrow openings.
Reducing Static Cling
Pin a small safety pin to the seam of your slip and you will not
clingy skirt or dress. Same thing works with slacks that cling
panty hose. Place pin in seam of slacks and - voila - static is
Before you pour sticky substances into a measuring cup, fill it
water. Dump out the hot water, but don't dry the cup. Next, add
ingredient, such as peanut butter, and watch how easily it comes
Hate foggy windshields? Buy a chalkboard eraser and keep it in
the glove box
of your car. When the windows fog, rub with the eraser! Works
better than a
If you seal an envelope and then realize you forgot to include
inside, just place your sealed envelope in the freezer for an
hour or two.
It unseals easily.
Use your hair conditioner to shave your legs. It's a lot cheaper
shaving cream and leaves your legs really smooth. It's also a
great way to
use up the conditioner you bought, but didn't like when you tried
it in your
Good-bye Fruit Flies
To get rid of pesky fruit flies, take a small glass fill it 1/2"
Cider Vinegar and 2 drops of dishwashing liquid, mix well. You
those flies drawn to the cup and gone forever!
Get Rid of Ants
Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it, take
& can't digest it so it kills them. It may take a week or so,
esp. if it
rains, but it works & you don't have the worry about pets or
Take Baby Powder To The Beach
Keep a small bottle of baby powder in your beach bag. When your
leave the beach, sprinkle yourself and kids with the powder and
will slide right off your skin.
"The secret of life is not to do what you like, but to like what
you do. We
have been promised a safe landing, not a calm passage."
"I long to accomplish great and noble tasks; however, I accept
that my real
duty in life is to accomplish small tasks as if they were great