Monday, April 15, 2013

Cheap wood floor polish

Use three parts pf olive oil with one part white vinegar for wood floor polish. Rub it in with a cloth over your mop or do it by hand.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Forget the lip balm

Use petroleum jelly instead. It works great overnight to soften chapped lips. Works great during the day, too, and if you want a little color, mix in a tiny bit of lipstick.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Barley, rice and other flours

Ever wish you had barley flour? Or rice flour? Those things are expensive to buy, but if you have a good blender or a grain mill, you can make your own easily. They're grains, just like wheat. Get it? You can even make bean flour from dry beans (uncooked!).

Monday, April 1, 2013

Leftover Easter eggs

Got leftover Easter eggs? Make egg salad sandwiches, add to soup or meatloaf, make a potato and egg casserole with cheese and milk, cream a few of them with cream cheese and add bits of bacon or chives for a chip dip. Don't just let them rot away in the refrigerator!