Cleaning, Household Hacks, & DIY

This page is kind of a hodge-podge of cleaning, household hacks, DIY, etc. It doesn’t really fit elsewhere. Maybe I should have just labeled it “Misc.” (haha).

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Tabs

How to Make Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Tabs (That Actually Work!). I tried and tested half a dozen methods and found the best. Save money.

I did a lot of testing. You wouldn’t believe the number of products I tested, comparing how well they worked. And taking pictures of the process. Here are two different recipes- one uses borax, one doesn’t- for “How to Make Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Tabs.

12 (Practical) Uses for Ice Cube Trays

Save Money: 12 Practical Uses for Ice Cube Trays. How to save extra fruits, veggies, buttermilk, herbs, wine, and more that you would normally throw out. #money #save #savemoney #icecubetray

There are a bunch of pictures for this post (I took pics to show the final results and to show that I ACTUALLY USE these ideas). Some of the stuff I found on Pinterest made me think people were just looking for filler ideas. “12 Ways Ice Cub Trays Can Save Time & Money

DIY Rice Bags: Use for Hot or Cold

DIY Rice Bags: Use for Hot or Cold. Easy to make, cheap, and reusable.

Step-by-step pics on the original post: “DIY Rice Bags: Use for Hot or Cold

How to Clean Off Long-Term Microwave Stains

After 15 tests, the one and only solution to get rid of long-term microwave stains.

After 15 tests, the one and only solution to get rid of long-term microwave stains.

How to Clean Off Long-term Microwave Stains” (visit the post to see the many, many solutions I tried!) The solution was soft scrub and oxi-clean powder if you don’t want to click.

13 Ways to Use Your KitchenAid Mixer

13 ways to use your KitchenAid mixer, without buying extra attachments. Make butter, bread, shred chicken, and more. Save time & money.

From shredding meat to making butter, check out “13 Ways to Use Your KitchenAid Mixer.

Clean Your Dishwasher: Fast, Easy, 2 Ingredients

Clean Your Dishwasher: Fast, easy, 2 simple ingredients.

Clean Your Dishwasher: Fast, Easy, 2 Ingredients.

Plus link to detailed cleaning instructions by The Kitchn.

How to Clean a Front-Load Washer: Minimum Effort, Maximum Results

How to clean a front load washer: How to clean a front load washer with a minimum of effort

This post has a LOT of step-by-step instructions. It’s not hard…I just put in a lot of details. Plus it links to a couple of sites that gave me a few ideas.  Thus, to prevent this from taking forever to load, I’m going to direct you to the original post: “How to Clean a Front Load Washer.

How to Remove Impossible Bathtub Stains

Genius solution that doesn't require scrubbing...works on both impossible to remove mold and other stains.

This post has a ton of before & after pictures as well as step-by-step. Thus, to prevent this from taking forever to load, I’m going to direct you to the original post: “How to Remove Impossible Bathtub Stains and Mold…without Scrubbing.”