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Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Mosquito Bite Relief
To get rid of itch from mosquito bites try applying soap on the area instant relief.

Food Stains
Potatoes will take food stains off your fingers. Just slice and rub raw potato on the stains and rinse with water.

Opening Jars
Try using latex dish washing gloves. They give a non-slip grip that makes opening jars easy.

Cure for headaches
Take a lime, cut it in half and rub it on your forehead. The throbbing will go away.

Soft Tips
Place a slice of apple in hardened brown sugar to soften it back.

Potato Buds
To keep potatoes from budding, place an apple in the bag with the potatoes.

Crunchy Biscuits
Keep biscuits fresh for a longer time by adding a piece of blotting paper to the bottom of the container.

Spice Up Your Life
Store spices in a cool, dark place. Humidity, light and heat will cause herbs and spices to lose their flavor more quickly.

Keeping Mixer Blades Sharp
To do so, once every month grind some common salt in your mixer.

Garbage Disposal
To freshen a garbage disposal system try sprinkling baking soda in it along with a few drops dish-washing liquid before washing it off.

Curds Gone Sour
Fresh coconut removes excessive sourness from curds. Add three pieces of fresh coconut to curds that has gone sour.

Honey And Custard
Honey enhances the taste of custard. Add a teaspoon of honey along with sugar to the custard.

Cleaning Crockery
Soda bicarbonate paste is handy in removing tea and turmeric stains from glasses and crockery. Apply the paste to the affected area, allow it to stay for 15 to 20 minutes and wash the utensil under running water.

Excess Turmeric
Added excess turmeric powder to a vegetable? Don't panic! Just cover the vessel's mouth with a white muslin cloth. The cloth will absorb the excessive turmeric.

Fresh Coffee
Refrigerate coffee powder; it will stay fresher for a longer time.
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    3036 days ago
    Oh Mabte, where were you a few months ago when I begged for relief from mozzie bites! I'll definitely be trying the soap next year. I'm the mozzies appetizer, main course and dessert. Everyone else is safe when I'm there.

    Thanks for sharing x
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