Monday, September 2, 2013

Household Tips

Don't you just love to read household tips and hints? Tips can make projects and chores so mush easier for us. They can help us save time, money and aggravation. Here are several tips I put together for you as features from Wow Us Wednesday link parties. 

How to Remove Permanent Marker brought to us by A Typical English Home. 

Crafty Journal - Twine End Glued

Prevent Cord Ends From Fraying from Crafty Journal. 

Save that fresh Basil to use again! Freezing Fresh Basil over at Mamal Dianes.

Crafty Journal - DIY Alcohol Hand Wipes

With kids back to school you need this one.....DIY Alcohol Hand Wipes from Crafty Journal.

Cleaning A Washing Machine from Buttons and Paint


Here's a skill you need; How To Fold a Fitted Sheet from Angela Says

LOVE this one; does this work with those fancy cutting craft scissors too? How To Sharpen A Punch from A Typical English Home

Make A Better PB&J from FH&L.

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These links are from my weekly link up, Wow Us Wednesdays and are my features. I link at these parties.

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  1. Hi Connie! Thanks for featuring my DIY Alcohol Hand Wipes and Prevent Cord Ends from Fraying. I'm a tip junkie and I like to share them! Have a lovely rest of the week!

  2. Thanks for this awesome list! I seen your link at Whatever goes Wednesday.

  3. Stopping by from Creative Wednesdays - love the round up!

  4. Thanks for sharing these tips. The Fitted sheet folding and removing permanent marker ones are going to come in very handy for me!

  5. These are some AWESOME tips!! I can't wait to try some of them out - like the better PB & J! Thanks for sharing this!

    ~Jen @ Yummy Healthy Easy

  6. You just blew me out of the water with the PB&J tip! My kids will love it and it will cut down on the mess. Thanks so much.

  7. I found you at the right time. I have a lot of basil that I was wondering what to do with, thanks.
    Ali x

  8. Thanks for linking up at Fidlin' Fridays! These are some great tips!

  9. Great roundup of tips! Thanks for sharing on BeBetsy Brag About It.

    Sharon and Denise ♥

  10. Fun tips! Thank you so much for sharing!

  11. Thanks for the great tips, and for linking them up to Create.Simplify.Inspire ! Always love seeing what you've rounded up ;)

    Melissa Kaylene

  12. Love your tips and blog, new follower here! stop by over at designitgirlblog and say hi! :) visiting from the blog hop (wondering brain)

  13. Thank you for featuring a couple of my cleaning posts!

    And yes, the method for sharpening a craft punch also works for the fancy scissors too. ;-)

  14. Great tips! I'm hosting a handmade candle giveaway that you should enter!

  15. What a great collection of tips (and now I"m in the mood for a pb&j sandwich at 10:30pm) ! Thanks for sharing at Inspire Us Thursday on Organized 31.

  16. Great round-up of tips!! Thanks for linking up at Take it on Tuesday!!

  17. Hi Connie, what a great round up of household tips. I have lots of basil that I need to preserve. Thanks for sharing them with SYC.

  18. Great tips! Thank you for linking them at Tuesdays with a Twist! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  19. Great round-up of tips, Connie! I hope you fared well with all that crazy rain earlier today! I saw places in Phoenix that had 2-3 feet of water!! Yikes! Thanks so much for linking up to All My Bloggy Friends! I hope you'll join us again - the new party starts tomorrow {Tuesday} at 7 am Eastern time!

  20. Thanks for all the great tips and sharing with us over at the Homeacre Hop!! Please join us again soon!
    Mary :)

  21. Oh I love household tips! The one about removing permanent marker is going to be a keeper and come in handy, lol! Thanks for linking up to the Making Your Home Sing Monday linky party!

  22. I had no idea that you could sharpen a punch ~ what a great idea. Thank-you for the tip!

  23. I've been able to fold a fitted sheet once in my life. For whatever reason I try to do it now and it implodes on me. Thank you for the refresher course!

    Thank you for linking to Raising Imperfection.
    Please come back Friday to see if you were featured. :)

    (¸¤ Lanaya | xoxo

  24. Awesome roundup of tips!

    Featuring you Tonight at our blog hop


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