1. Reheat Pizza
> Heat up leftover pizza in a nonstick skillet on top of the stove, set
> heat to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust crispy. No
> soggy micro pizza. I saw this on the cooking channel and it really
> works.
> 2. Easy Deviled Eggs
> Put cooked e gg yolks in a zip lock bag. Seal, mash till they are all
> broken up. Add remainder of ingredients, reseal, keep mashing it up
> mixing thoroughly, cut the tip of the baggy, squeeze mixture into egg.
> Just throw bag away when done easy clean up.
> 3. Expanding Frosting
> When you buy a container of cake frosting from the store, whip it with
> your mixer for a few minutes. You can double it in size. You get to
> frost more cake/cupcakes with the same amount. You also eat less sugar
> and calories per serving.
> 4. Reheating refrigerated bread
> To warm biscuits, pancakes, or muffins that were refrigerated, place
> them in a microwave with a cup of water. The increased moisture will
> keep the food moist and help it reheat faster.
> 5. Newspaper weeds away
> Start putting in your plants, work the nutrients in your soil. Wet
> newspapers put layers around the plants overlapping as you go cover with
> mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening
> plastic they will not get through wet newspapers.
> 6. Broken Glass
> Use a wet cotton ball or Q-tip to pick up the small shards of glass you
> can't see easily.
> 7. No More Mosquitoes
> Place a dryer sheet in your pocket. It will keep the mosquitoes away.
> 8. Squirrel Away!
> To keep squirrels from eating your plants sprinkle your plants with
> cayenne pepper. The cayenne pepper doesn't hurt the plant and the
> squirrels won't come near it. Works on armadillo's in your yard.
> 9. Flexible vacuum
> To get something out of a heat register or under the fridge add an
> empty paper towel roll or empty gift wrap roll to your vacuum. It can be
> bent or flattened to get in narrow openings.
> 10. Reducing Static Cling
> Pin a small safety pin to the seam of your slip and you will not have a
> clingy skirt or dress. Same thing works withslacks that cling when
> wearing panty hose.
> Place pin in seam of slacks and * ta da! -- static is gone.
> 11. Measuring Cups
> Before you pour sticky substances into a measuring cup, fill with hot
> water. Dump out the hot water, but don't dry cup.
> ext, add your ingredient, such as peanut butter, and watch how easily it
> comes right out.
> 12. Foggy Windshield?
> Hate foggy windshields? Buy a chalkboard eraser and keep it in the
> glove box of your car. When the windows fog, rub with the eraser!
> Works better than a cloth!
> 13. Reopening envelope
> If you seal an envelope and then realize you forgot to include
> something inside , just place your sealed envelope in the freezer for an
> hour or two.
> Viola! It unseals easily
> 14. Conditioner
> Use your hair conditioner to shave your legs. It's a lot cheaper than
> shaving cream and leaves your legs really smooth.
> It's also a great way to use up the conditioner you bought but didn't
> like when you tried it in your hair...
> 15. Goodbye Fruit Flies
> To get rid of pesky fruit flies, take a small glass fill it 1/2" with
> Apple Cider Vinegar and 2 drops of dish washing liquid, mix well.
> You will find those flies drawn to the cup and gone forever!
> 16. Get Rid of Ants
> Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it, take it
> "home", can't digest it so it kills them. It may take a week or so,
> especially if it rains, but it works & you don't have the worry about
> pets or small children being harmed!
> The heating unit went out on my dryer! The gentleman that fixes things
> around the house for us told us that he wanted to show us something and
> he went over to the dryer and pulled out the lint filter. It was clean.
> (I always clean the lint from the filter after every load clothes.) He
> told us that he wanted to show us something; he took the filter over to
> the sink, ran hot water over it. The lint filter is made of a mesh
> material - I'm sure you know what your dryer's lint filter looks like.
> WELL...the hot water just sat on top of the mesh! It didn't go t hrough
> it at all! He told us that dryer sheets cause a film over that mesh
> that's what burns out the heating unit. You can't SEE the film , but
> it's there. It's what is in the dryer sheets to make your clothes soft
> and static free that nice fragrance too, you know how they can feel waxy
> when you take them out of the box, well this stuff builds up on your
> clothes and on your lint screen. This is also what causes dryer units to
> catch fire & potentially burn your house down with it!
> He said the best way to keep your dryer working for a very long time (&
> to keep your electric bill lower) is to take that filter out & wash it
> with hot soapy water & an old toothbrush (or other brush) at least every
> six months. He said that makes the life of the dryer at least twice as
> long!
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