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Sweat marks

Posted on Jul 14, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

To avoid perspiration rings on clothes, spray fabric protector on the inside and outside of the garment before ...

Cherries

Posted on Jul 12, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

Cherries are a wonderful, natural way to ease headaches and joint pains.Click on all4women.co.za  to find more useful ...

Lemon

Posted on Jul 12, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

A slice or two of a lemon in a cup of water put in your microwave on full ...

Banana

Posted on Jul 12, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

If you need flowers full of buds to open in a hurry, place them in a plastic sheath ...

Dye

Posted on Jul 11, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

When you are planning to dye a garment, get a spool of white cotton and throw it in ...

Pins

Posted on Jul 10, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

To pick up pins, use a magnet which has been placed in the bottom of a plastic bag.  ...

Plastic pins

Posted on Jul 10, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

Use those plastic hair roller pins to keep your pieces of knitting together, rather than ordinary pins or ...

Tape

Posted on Jul 7, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

Apply a strip of reflector tape to your pets’ collars so that when they go out snooping around ...

Litter

Posted on Jul 7, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

Kitty litter trays won’t smell so bad if you mix the new litter with some talcum powder. Not ...

Bathing

Posted on Jul 7, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

When bathing your pet, put a rubber mat in the bottom of the bath. This will give more ...

Candles

Posted on Jul 6, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

Put candles in the freezer for about 3 hours before using them. This will keep them burning longer.

Ice trays

Posted on Jul 5, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

If you want to keep your ice trays from sticking together in the freezer, put a sheet of ...

Plastic Containers

Posted on Jul 3, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

To deodorize, pour some tomato juice on to a sponge and wipe around the inside.Wash, dry  and keep ...

Kettle

Posted on Jul 3, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

To descale, boil up a mug of water, a mug of vinegar, and three dessert spoons of salt. ...

Linoleum

Posted on Jul 3, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

Never use soap to clean linoleum. Use equal parts of vinegar and olive oil.

Cheese

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

Eating a chunk of cheese at the end of a meal reduces the acidity in your mouth which ...

Yoghurt

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

Unsweetened natural yoghurt eaten regularly reduces the major causes of bad breath.

Bruises

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

Parsley is an anti-inflammatory and also has anaesthetic properties. Blend parsley with a little water, freeze in icecubes, ...

Sterilizer

Posted on Jun 29, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

Keep germs at bay by soaking your tooth brushes in hydrogen peroxide for a few seconds before and ...

Ear wax solvent

Posted on Jun 28, 2011 by Lerato Mhlanga

A small drop or two can loosen the wax in ears. This advice was given by a doctor.

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