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i have a shirt that i haven’t worn for a long time because it had an oil stain right on the front. for some reason, i seem to get these a lot. maybe i need to start cooking with an apron on?! here’s the stain: spread some dawn on it, let it sit and work … Continue reading

oven rack cleaner

oven rack cleaner

to be honest, i’m not sure why i decided to try this pin. i think it just sounded interesting to wash something using dryer sheets and dawn dish soap. i was so shocked by how well it worked! i didn’t capture before and after pictures. the picture above is after. go take a look at … Continue reading

carpet stain remover

carpet stain remover

we have carpet in the majority of our apartment (which is unfortunate. i’d love to have hardwood floors! but i guess that something to look forward to in the future, right?) despite being occupied by only 2 adults, we still have managed to stain the carpet a few times in less than a year (the … Continue reading

clean your microwave in 2 minutes!

clean your microwave in 2 minutes!

i admit that i don’t clean my microwave often enough – like never.  i do realize that if i just wiped it down immediately following a mess, i wouldn’t need to do steam clean it, but i don’t and this is pretty easy and effective! all you do is microwave a bowl filled with 1 … Continue reading

bottle label remover

bottle label remover

i’ve been majorly obsessed with bottles lately! i am consistently attracted to home decor that incorporates old bottles (new bottles too i guess). pinterest has been a great place to collect inspiration. slowly, but surely, i’ve been incorporating bottles into my apartment decor thanks to my pinspiration board. here are just a few collections of … Continue reading

2 window cleaning ideas – indoor/outdoor

2 window cleaning ideas – indoor/outdoor

my windows desperately needed to be cleaned – inside and outside!  i first saw this idea for a quick outdoor window cleaning idea.  basically, you spray your window with water, wipe it down with a homemade solution, then spray with water again and you get a streak free clean – no drying required!  i had … Continue reading

vanilla in the oven

vanilla in the oven

call me a skeptic, but i’m always weary of pins that include words like “best” or “perfect” or “heavenly” so when i saw a pin describing lifehacker’s tip for getting rid of household odors as “heavenly”, i had to try it. it super simple- put 2 tablespoons of vanilla in oven safe dish and put … Continue reading