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Take the 'green' tinge out of highlighted blonde hair afer swimming

Tomato ketchup is good for taking the 'green' tinge out of highlighted blonde hair afer swimming in chlorinated water. I… Read on

Avoid crying when chopping onions

To avoid crying when chopping onions always start at the non-root end. If you chop towards the roots, you do not cry. Read on

Roast meats

Roast meats, freeze down in portion sizes for a quick sandwich or heat up in gravy or stock with vegetables for a quick… Read on

Stagnant carpet smells

To get rid of stagnant carpet smells a solution of bocarbonate of soda and water dabbed onto the affectd area and then blown… Read on

Malt vinegar. Surface cleaner

Malt vinegar. Surface cleaner, stain remover, descaler, cuts through grease, deodorizes and acts as mild disinfectant. Dilute… Read on

Lemon juice: Surface cleaner

Lemon juice: Surface cleaner, stain remover, deodorizer. Cut in half and leave in fridge to absorb smells. Mix with salt… Read on

Tired and achey eyes

Cold used tea bags or slices of cucumber placed on the eye lids to take away tired and achey eyes. Read on

Cleaning the microwave

Boil half a lemon or remains of used lemon in water in microwave to clean Read on

Shinier hair

To have shinier hair: a drop of vinegar or lemon juice in the rinsing water. Read on

Always get someone else to clean the oven!

Always get someone else to clean the oven! Read on

Remove stains from your kettle

Boil half a lemon in your kettle to remove stains from the water Read on

Unable to use leaf gelatine

For those including myself who are unable to use leaf gelatine, one sheet of gelatin is equal to about 1/2 teaspoon of gelatin… Read on

When potatoes are stored at too cold

When potatoes are stored at too cold of a temperature they can turn black or grey when cooked. To keep this from happening,… Read on

Too many plastic containers

When you have too many plastic containers that all look the similar (like I do), I get a permanent marker and put either… Read on

Cooking something that can cause odours in the kitchen

When cooking something that can cause odours in the kitchen, for example, oven baked fish or a lamb shoulder, place a pierced… Read on