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Bird feeding provides enjoyment to millions of North Americans each year. When proper feeding methods are followed, both humans and birds derive benefits from feeders. More than 40% of people in the United States regularly feed birds. Scientific studies have determined that whether intentional (bird feeders) or not (landfills or loose garbage), feeding birds increases the risk of spreading an...
Wild parsnip is another one of those invasive plant species that was brought to the Americas and was likely introduced as a plant to be used for food, or some decorative purpose. It's pretty to look at, but beware...to touch is to get burned! 🔴 Wild parsnip sap contains psoralens which are naturally occurring phytochemicals grouped in a family of organic compounds...
It makes enough for about 300 loads of wash! Your laundry will come out soft and fragrant without any additives or fabric softener. I’ve been making and using homemade laundry detergent for about 2½ years now and not only have I never had a problem with the recipe that I use, our clothes are as clean as ever, our brand...
With the Covid-19 virus spreading like wildfire, it is important to follow a strict hand washing regimen to help stop the spread of the virus. See how to make your own hand sanitizer in case you can't get any from the stores! Combine in a bowl: ⅔-cup rubbing alcohol (99% Isopropyl Alcohol) ⅓-cup Aloe Vera gel. Stir. Decant into a clean soap or pump...
There are a lot of oven cleaning solutions all over the internet, but no one explains how to tackle down grease and grime from those messy oven racks. Every homeowner knows that one of the most irritating and dreadful chores is cleaning the oven, especially the oven racks. As a matter of fact there are a lot of self-cleaning ovens,...
When was the last time you took a look under your stove’s hood filter and checked out the range hood filter? I bet that it’s been awhile since…you’ve never done this! And let me tell you something: you're not going to like what’s in there. The main purpose of a hood filter is to collect grease, but that mess...
When you purchase a pair of leather shoes you must know how to care about your beautiful walking treasures in order to extend their life. But, caring about your leather shoes doesn’t mean necessarily to purchase expensive leather products. There are several out-of-the-box hacks that will make your leather shoes look impeccable! 1. Loosen-up tight leather shoes with the hair...
Did you know that Dawn dish soap is more than an ordinary dishwashing detergent? Actually, this mundane liquid dish soap has some interesting uses around the house. Greasy hair won’t be a problem anymore if you wash it once a week with Dawn. Fleas can be kept at a long distance if you wash your dog with this dish...
If your shower head is failing from performing its activity, then you should probably clean it, eliminating soap scum buildup and grime in order to restore the water flow. Getting rid of that scaly buildup accumulated on your shower head will prevent water from shooting you in the face from all directions. Why is this happening? Most holes in...
My brother and my sister-in-law are the happy owners of an incredible beautiful beach house. There’s not much to repair or replace inside, because the house it’s absolutely amazing. However, they were committed in replacing the upstairs cast iron tub because it was scratched and stained. I was shocked and I told my sister-in-law to stop this expensive process...