The Frugal Home

Save your used tissue box and then stuff recycled plastic bags into the box. It holds a lot of bags and you get to pull them out each time you need one.

To shave your legs, use hair conditioner or even better yet – buy the cheapest shampoo w/conditioner you can find, if you have sensitive skin be careful whttp://howiwillberich.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/pig.gifhat you use.

To unclog your drains use 1/4 Cup baking soda and a ½ Cup vinegar.Pour baking soda down drain then follow it with the vinegar. After fizzing stops flush the drain with boiling water.

Use cloth napkins instead of buying paper napkins.

Save the heals of bread, stale bread, crackers, etc. to make bread crumbs with.

To get the most out of your celery, wrap celery in aluminum foil and refrigerate.

Simple Decongestant: Boil 4 -5 cups of water and add 2 Tbsp. salt. Pour solution into a small bowl and inhale steam. Do this for 15 – 20 minutes 2 times per day.

Save paper bags from the grocery store and use them to wrap parcel packages.

Cut off the tops of empty plastic milk cartons to use as funnels.

Roses love crushed egg shells. They help keep snails out of the garden.

Use empty luggage to store blankets, seasonal clothes, or gift items purchased in advance during sales.

Decorate large oatmeal containers and other similar empty containers with contact paper, pictures, etc., and use for storage of smaller items.

Decorate empty tin cans, and fill with pencils, pens, markers, scissors, etc. and place in each room as needed.

Use leftover candle stumps as pincushions. Needles slide into fabric smoother.

Take showers instead of baths. You will save money on your water bill as well as your energy bill.

Medical information is not composed by a medical professional and is intended for informational purposes only.

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