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11 Surprising Uses For Rubbing Alcohol

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ellen Breslau | Posted 07.01.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Most people keep rubbing alcohol in their bathroom and use it as a disinfectant for cuts or as a sterilizer for thing...

Here's Why You Should Always Have A Rubber Band Handy

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 01.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

Some of the handiest tools in your home don't live in a toolbox -- they can be found all around you. Good Housekeeping shows just how rubber bands, st...

5 Unexpected New Uses For Cotton Balls

Chris Barnes | Posted 04.01.2014 | HuffPost Home
Chris Barnes

From getting rid of mice to making a spring bouquet last longer, cotton balls can do much more than you think.

7 Tips To Detox Your Life In The New Year

Posted 01.01.2012 | Green

From Terri Bennett, Founder of 2012 is here and Do Your Part is kicking off a year of green challenges! January is 'Detox Your...

20 Amazing Uses For Disposable Chopsticks

Posted 12.24.2011 | Green

From Networx's Chaya Goodman: We normally unwrap takeout chopsticks, eat with them and dispose of them without much thought. Recently, though, ther...

20 Unusual Uses For Lemon Juice Around Your Home

Posted 11.24.2014 | Green

From EcoSalon's Stephanie Rogers: When life gives you lemons, use them to clean your house. Juicy, aromatic and highly acidic, lemons bring out ...

20 Bizarre Household Uses For Olive Oil

Posted 11.19.2011 | Green

From EcoSalon's Stephanie Rogers: Olive oil glides into place as a must-have household and beauty product. Life without olive oil would be sad i...

The 20 Coolest And Most Bizarre Uses For Wine

Posted 01.02.2012 | Green

From EcoSalon: Wine is more than just a social platform. You pop the cork on that 2004 Bordeaux that you've been saving for a special occasion, ...

20 Amazing Ways You Can Use Baking Soda Around The House

Posted 12.16.2011 | Green

From EcoSalon's Stephanie Rogers: Sit back and file your nails or lose track of time watching cute cats on YouTube while baking soda cleans and fre...

The Best DIY Household Secrets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From "1,001 Old-Time Household Hints: Timeless Bits of Household Wisdom for Today's Home and Garden": It's a whole new year, the perfect opportunity ...