Sunday, April 10, 2016

How to Whiten your Stained Nails

If you are a regular nail polish user, you are well aware of how stained and discoloured your nails can become after not being able to "breathe". This is also a useful tips for SMOKERS. We now have the answer to keep those babies healthy and white!

1 Mix a small amount of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide together.

2. Make into a paste.

3. Use a toothbrush to scrub the paste onto your nails (both fingers and toes if needed)

4. Soak your nails in the paste and let sit for approximately 5-10 minutes.

5. Rinse.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Shoe Fitting: Teaching Kids Left & Right

While building independence and confidence, cutting stickers into 2 separate pieces and placing in your child's shoes will teach him or her to "match" each piece and put the proper shoe on the right foot. I did this with both my kids and it was extremely effective!

Baking Soda: A Little Goes a Long Way

This handy tip will prevent you from wasting an entire box of baking soda! Instead of storing the whole thing at the back of your refrigerator to keep things fresh, create little "sachets" from small bags. Loosely tie off with either dental floss or ribbon so the baking soda is still able to do its magic.

Prolong the LIfe of your Cell Phone Charger

If you use your cell phone as much as I do, you are aware of how those chargers are not made to last! They fray or bend within a couple months time and you are left having to purchase a new one quickly. So here is a tip to prolong the life of your charger: use a spring from an old pen to keep it from bending and breaking.

Keep your Cereal Fresh

My kids don't eat cereal everyday - because obviously their tastes change from day to day (how many moms can relate?!) Therefore, I needed a way to keep all these opened boxes from going stale until the kiddos decided they were in a cereal phase again. That is when I discovered that actually storing your cereal in the freezer will prevent it from going stale! This has saved me so much money after not having to throw it all out.

Body Wash Vs. Soap: Ridding Scum from your Tub

Did you know that regular soap contains fats and oils that create soap scum build up in your bathtub or shower stall? However, since body wash is actually a detergent, it is specifically formulated to prevent that caked on mess!

Bathroom Freshness!

A lot of the bathroom odor you experience in your home is coming from your toilet bowl brush. By adding cleaner to the tray/pan, it will keep those smells at bay until you get around to cleaning the brush thoroughly.