Did you know about these EXTREMELY helpful tricks & tips for spring and summer?

 

Heading out to do some gardening? Scrape your fingernails along a bar of soap to create a barrier that keeps dirt from getting deep under your nails. Once you’re done working, grab a nail brush and brush out the barrier as you wash your hands.
Bug Bite Relief
Got a bug bite that itches? Soak a cotton pad in Witch Hazel and apply to the bug bite. Wait a few minutes and the itch will be gone!
Expert Brass Polishing Tip
Slice a lemon in half and cover the cut section with a teaspoon of table salt. Rub the lemon on the tarnished piece using a scrubbing motion. Rinse the item with warm water and let dry.
Revive that bottle of Champagne
To bring the bubbles back to your bubbly, simply drop a single raisin into a glass or bottle of champagne or sparkling wine. The carbon dioxide remaining in the wine will adhere to the fruit and release it back into the drink. 


Seed Starters
To bring the bubbles back to your bubbly, simply drop a single raisin into a glass or bottle of champagne or sparkling wine. The carbon dioxide remaining in the wine will adhere to the fruit and release it back into the drink.


Cooler Corn
Make corn on the cob in a cooler! It’s a unique way to feed a crowd at your next cookout. Simply shuck your corn and place the ears in any size clean, sturdy cooler (not styrofoam). Add boiling water (2 quarts per 12 ears) and snap down the lid. Let sit for 30 minutes, drain.


DIY Water Globe
Make your own self-watering system for your garden plants while you’re on vacation. Fill up a bottle with water, then insert it upside-down in the soil near the plants. Or use a plastic pop bottle, place in the soil and fill with water for slow-drip watering.


Chew Gum To Avoid Tears
When cutting an onion, chew on some gum. Some say it helps cut down on tears.

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