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HOW TO CLEAN THE LETTUCE

When storing lettuce you can’t forget to clean it first. You don’t want your stored food to be unclean. Cleaning lettuce is rather easy. Just do the following.

 

First, you need to put the lettuce head in medium temp water (not too warm and not too cold). Then leave it there for 1 minute. Now all you have to do is to wash the lettuce in cold water.

 

Now place the lettuce in a lettuce spinner and let it dry for 2 mins. If you don’t have a lettuce spinner use a clean, dry kitchen cloth to dry the lettuce. If you don’t have a cloth use a paper towel instead.

 

 

STORING PROCESS

When you are planning to store lettuce you need to be careful. Moisture can be a huge problem when it comes on to lettuce storing. Sometimes you might think that lettuce needs a little moisture but when you are going to store it you don’t need moisture. If you want to perverse your lettuce the right way just follow these tips.

 

First, you need to wrap the lettuce in a paper towel, this will remove the excess moisture. Then place the lettuce head in a plastic bag. Now Place the bag of lettuce in the refrigerator. To be safe I would probably double or triple up the bags so that the lettuce doesn’t get moist.

 

If you have shredded lettuce just rinse it off, dry it with a lettuce spinner or dry cloth. Then wrap the shredded lettuce in a paper towel. Then after doing that put shredded lettuce in a jar and refrigerate it.

 

Do you hate it when your toilet gets dirty? If the answer is yes you might want to try some of the tips that im about to mention. Dirt develops on various parts of the toilet such as the inside and other hard to reach places. So you need to try out these toilet cleaning tips if you are having trouble cleaning your toilet.

 

 

1.SCRUB YOUR TOILET WITH DAWN DISH SOAP

You might be thinking that dawn dish soap is only good for cleaning dishes. Well while it might be good at that it also has a lot more cleaning uses. It’s great at cleaning any toilet. This tip is very simple just do the following. For this all you need to have is a damp washcloth or brush, then scrub the toilet. After doing this your toilet will look very clean.

 

 

2.USE FABRIC SOFTENER TO DEODORIZE INSIDE YOUR TOILET

Fabric softener isn’t just good for laundry but it’s also good for making inside your toilet smell way better. This hack is very simple too, just follow the directions and you will get it. Pour 1-3 cups of fabric softener in the tank of the toilet. By doing this every time you flush(about 5-10 flushes) your toilet won’t have a bad smell after you are finished using it.

 

 

3.DEEP CLEAN YOUR TOILET WITH DILUTED BLEACH

I know most people don’t like using bleach because it’s a bit toxic. But if you add a lot of water to a bottle of bleach this will make it better to use. Now to clean your toilet with bleach you just need to pour the diluted bleach in a spray bottle. Now spray the toilet with the bleach and use a cloth to wipe it. This will make your toilet looks sparkly clean.

 

 

4.USE SCRUBBING BUBBLES TO SHINE YOUR TOILET

Do you have dirt and grime all over your toilet? Well just do the following. For this method, all you need to do is spray some of the scrubbing bubbles all over the toilet and wipe away with a damp cloth. This will make your toilet look very clean.

 

 

5.FRESHEN INSIDE YOUR TOILET WITH VINEGAR

Vinegar has many uses, Mostly when it comes on to coo, but it can do a lot more things than just being an ingredient in a food recipe. One of these alternate vinegar uses is to freshen, deodorize, and also clean the inside of a toilet. If you want to know how to use vinegar to clean your toilet just do the following. Pour about 3 cups of vinegar into the tank of the toilet. By doing this your toilet will smell fresh even after using it.

 

 

6.REMOVE TOILET STAINS WITH BAKING SODA

Toilet stains and rings are a pain to get rid of, but luckily baking soda can do it with ease. If the rings are inside the toilet just our 2-3 cups of baking soda in it and use a toilet brush to scrub away the dirt and dust. If the dirt and dust are on the toilet just get a damp soft cloth and sprinkle baking soda on it. Now use the cloth to scrub the toilet. This will get rid of all the dirt, dust, and grime that was in the toilet or on it.

 

Carpets get dirty very easily and when it does it smells pretty bad. I’ve had trouble keeping my carpet clean because I thought that all I had to do was to vacuum it.

 

But If you have pets in your home you can’t just rely on vacuum cleaning to make the carpets smell better, you have to use other cleaning tricks.

 

Pets aren’t the only reason why your carpet may be unclean or smell bad, it can also be that you may wear shoes on it. If you want to clean your carpet and make it smell wonderful try these amazing carpet cleaning tips and tricks.

 

 

1.USE DAWN DISH SOAP TO CLEAN THE CARPET

Dawn can be used for many things such as cleaning the dishes or the stove/oven but did you know it can also be used for carpet cleaning. I didn’t know until I tried it, and to my surprise, it got rid of the dirt that was on my carpet.

 

To clean your carpet with dawn dish soap just get a damp cloth and squeeze three drops of dawn on it. Then use the cloth to gently scrub the area of the carpet you wanted to clean(or the whole carpet). This will make your carpet spotless and clean.

 

 

2.LYSOL CAN MAKE YOUR CARPET SMELL WONDERFUL

You might be saying “isn’t Lysol surface cleaner primarily used to clean countertops, cabinets and other hard surfaces” the answer is that those are only its primary uses it also has a lot of secondary uses. You can see most of those secondary uses here.

 

One of these secondary uses is carpet cleaning. The reason why I like to use Lysol to clean carpets is that it doesn’t just clean but it also makes it smell amazing. To clean your carpet with Lysol just do the following. Sprinkle a lot of it all over the carpet and use a brush to gently scrub it. This will clean your carpet and also give it a nice scent.

 

 

3.USE BORAX TO FRESHEN AND DEODORIZE YOUR CARPET

While Lysol gives your carpet a wonderful smell. Borax on the other hand will absorb all the bad odor the carpet had. It is really powerful. So if you have stuff like pee stain on the carpet because of pets you will need to use borax.

 

All you have to do is get a bottle of cold water with 1/2 cup of fabric softener and pour it on the area the odor is coming from. Then sprinkle the borax where you poured the water on. Let the borax stay on the carpet for 1-2 hours and then after that just use a vacuum to get rid of the borax residue.

 

 

4.WINDEX IS EXCELLENT AT REMOVING CARPET STAINS

This may come as a surprise but you can actually use Windex the glass cleaner to get rid of stains from your carpet. All you need to do is spray a lot of Windex on the stained area of the carpet and use a cloth to scrub it. You can also add a cup of vinegar and a squeeze of dish soap to help get rid of the stains.

 

 

5.BRUSH IS THE BEST THING TO USE  TO DEEP CLEAN ANY CARPET

You can clean a lot of surfaces with a brush. You can clean your carpet with a brush. You can use a dish soap, vinegar, or Lysol. It doesn’t matter which one you choose once you have a brush to gently scrub the carpet you don’t have to worry.

If you have a dirty shower and want to clean it properly, you can always make your own shower cleaner. Now I know it seems weird to make your own DIY version of a shower cleaner while you can get one at the store.

 

Well, it’s true that you can get one at the store. But it will cost way more than the one you would make at home. Also, it is very easy to create. So if you want to create your very own DIY homemade shower cleaner just do the following.

 

 

Things needed for this:

  • 1/4 cup of  Rubbing Alcohol
  • 1/4 cup Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Warm water(you don’t have to use warm water but its the most effective)
  • 1/3 cup of dish soap(I prefer to use Dawn)
  • 1/4 Fabric softener
  • 1/4Diluted bleach

 

 

DIRECTION

To make the mixture is very simple. All you need to do is the following. Get a spray bottle and add all the things I listed (above except the water). After adding all those stuff, add some warm water to the mixture.

 

 

HOW TO USE

The best way to use this mixture is to spray it all over the shower. Make sure to spray places like in between the tiles, the pipe, the showerhead, the shower drain, the tub, etc.

 

After spraying the shower get a clean, soft, damp cloth and wipe away. Make sure to wipe as hard as you can. By using your DIY shower cleaner your bathroom shower will not only smell magnificent but it will also be very clean.

 

That’s it making your very own shower cleaner wasn’t as hard as you might’ve thought. And by doing this you probably have saved a little cash as well.

 

Thank you for reading this article, if you found it very helpful please share.

 

 

1.PUT BAKING SODA ON CARPET TO FRESHEN IT

Carpets can get dirty very easily. When they get dirty they can smell really bad. To make your carpet smell good just do the following.

 

Sprinkle some baking soda on the carpet and leave it there for 10-30 mins. Don’t sprinkle too much on the carpet, just a light amount. Next, use a vacuum to suck up all the baking soda particles.  No, you will have some baking soda residue left on the carpet but if you continue to vacuum it every day, the residue will go away.

 

 

2. VACUUM INSIDE CUPBOARD AND CABINET TO GET RID OF DUST

Inside of cupboards and cabinets can often get very dusty. This happens when you don’t clean inside of them very often. To get rid o dust in your cabinet or cupboard just do this simple trick.

 

Get a small vacuum and use it to suck up all the dust particles in the cabinet. If you don’t have a small portable vacuum you can also use the tube of a large vacuum to get rid of the dust.

 

 

3.SUCKS DUST FROM KEYBOARD

If you don’t clean your keyboard often it can get really dirty and greasy. This is because we type on keyboards with our dirty fingers. Not only that, but dust tends to gather in tight spots and most keyboards have a lot of tight creases.

 

To remove dust from your keyboard. Simply use a small vacuum to suck up the dust. If the suction on the portable vacuum isn’t strong enough just do the following. Place a paper towel tube on a large vacuum tube. This will guarantee a stronger suction than the portable vacuum.

 

 

4.ATTACH A CARDBOARD TUBE TO YOUR VACUUM HOSE TO CLEAN CREVICES IN WINDOW AREAS

Sometimes it’s hard to clean certain areas of windows. Usually because of the tight creases that are very hard to reach. To clean these areas of your windows just do the following.

 

Place a toilet paper tube on another vacuum tube. Now use the vacuum to suck in all the dust that was in the hard to reach areas.

 

 

5.FRESHEN YOUR BED BY VACUUMING IT

This hack is very simple all you need to do is vacuum your bed mattress. That’s all you need to do.  This hack was very simple.

 

You can also sprinkle baking soda all over the bed (let the baking soda sit there for about 30 mins). Then use the vacuum to suck everything up.

 

 

6.GET RID OF PET SMELLS

This is another simple tip. All you have to do is vacuum stuff such as pet hairs from areas like the sofa or the carpet.

 

 

7. VACUUM CORNERS AROUND YOUR HOME TO REDUCE DUST

This vacuum tip said it all. Just go around the house and vacuum places like the closets and the corners of every room. This will reduce dust in your home.

Have you ever had a clogged drain before? Most people will answer yes. We all know that a clogged drain is the worst thing to deal with. A clogged drain is usually caused by built-up hair, dirt, and gunk.  To unclog a drain is not an easy thing to do, usually, you would have to go through an extremely long process or maybe call someone to help you clear it.

 

But if you have a clogged drain you don’t have to worry about that you can just follow these simple tricks and your drain will be cleared in no time.

 

POUR SALT IN THE DRAIN

You need to pour a cup of salt down the drain (let it sit there for 5 minutes) and then pour some boiling hot water afterward. You can try adding more salt or throw 1 cup of vinegar in the drain as well.

 

BAKING SODA AND VINEGAR

Pour 2 cups of baking soda in the drain. Then after that pour 2 cups of vinegar in it as well. the baking soda and vinegar mixture will break down anything such as hair, dirt or gunk that was clogging the drain.

Let the mixture sit in the drain for 2-4 minutes. Then pour some boiling hot water in the sink to flush it out.

 

BORAX

This one is very simple to do. Just pour 1-2 cups of borax in the drain. Then pour some hot water afterward. This will clear your drain in no time.

 

SALT, BAKING SODA & HYDROGEN PEROXIDE

Pour 1 cup of baking soda and salt into the drain. Next, pour 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide in the drain as well. Let the mixture sit there for 3 minutes.

Then pour some boiling hot water in it. This will remove the dirt and gunk that was clogging the toilet.

 

 

1.DIY DRYER SHEETS

place the sponges in a large container. Now fill the container with water, and add 4 cups of fabric softener in it. Cover the container and let the sponge soak up most of the fabric softener.

 

Leave the sponges in the container for 1 hour. After doing that place the sponges in the dryer with your laundry. This will make your laundry smell even better than when you have used the normal dryer sheets.

 

2.PROTECT FLOORS FROM FURNITURE SCUFFS

Is it just me or do most furniture scuff the floor? I can’t even shift my kitchen table without worrying if it’s going to damage the tiles.

 

To prevent your floor from being damaged just do this simple trick. Place sponges under the feet of the furniture. Doing this will prevent the furniture from scraping the floor.

 

3.SOAP IN SPONGE

Want you sponges to always be soapy. Then this trick will definitely help you. All you have to do is cut open inside of a thick sponge (cut it to make it look like a pocket and make sure it’s deep). Place the bar soap inside the pocket area you just created in the sponge.

 

Now you can use the sponge to do a lot of things such as cleaning areas around your home or using it to bathe yourself while showering.

 

4.SPONGE GERM REMOVER

This hack is kinda well-known know but it’s a really good hack. Most of us get rid of sponges(especially kitchen sponges) when they get dirty. but what if I told you that you don’t have to do that.

 

All you have to do is place the dirty sponges in the microwave. Now turn on the microwave for 1-2 minutes. This will eradicate all the germs that were in the sponges. Now you can use those sponges without worrying about the bacteria and germs inside of them.

 

5.CLEAN LARGE JARS OR FISHBOWL

Have you ever tried to clean certain things in your home but find it very difficult to do. For example items such as jars and fishbowl are very hard to clean because they have very small openings.

 

To clean inside jars and fishbowl properly you need to do the following trick. Use a fork and push it in the sponge. Now use the fork to put the sponge in any direction you want to clean inside the jar.

 

6.UNUSUAL WAY TO CLEAN GRILLED AREAS

This will show you the best way to clean grilled areas whether it the oven racks or the grill for the barbeque. Now you have to read carefully because this can kinda get confusing.

 

What you need to do is get a sponge and make 4 equal vertical cuts (half deep inside of the soft side). Now make 4 equal horizontal cuts( not too deep) in the soft side of the sponge. Remember not to cut too deeply because this will make the break up the sponge. Now you can use the sponge to clean the grilled areas.

 

7.DIY ICE PACK

Place the sponge in cold water. Then take it out and put it in a Ziploc bag. Place the bag with the sponge in the freezer and leave it overnight. In the morning you will have your very own DIY icepack. It’s best if you place 2 sponges in one bag.

 

8.DIY TOILET DEODORIZER

This trick is very easy. Al l you need to do is dip a sponge in some fabric softener. Now place the sponge inside the tank of the toilet. That’s it. This hack was very easy to do and now you don’t have to worry about the toilet smelling bad after using it.

 

9.USE IT TO SHINE WOODEN FLOORS

All you need is to put some murphy’s oil soap on the wood floor and wipe and polish the floor with a sponge. Its that easy.

 

I don’t really recommend this hack. Be sure to use a large thick sponge as well.

 

Most people want to eat healthier even though it can be hard at times. Believe me, I used to eat a lot of junk food and I only ate healthy for a week or 2 and return back to my unhealthy diet. I realized that the problem for me and most people was the change. No one likes to switch to something completely different in a short amount of time.

What I learned in eating healthy is that I need to add a bit more healthy stuff in my diet, without completely getting rid of everything. The only time you should get rid of every unhealthy thing in your diet is if you have been eating more healthy things overtime.

Fruits helped me to stay healthy but I only ate a couple of them. Here are some incredible fruits with the best health benefits that helped me to maintain a healthy diet.

 

1.APPLES

Apples are the best fruits to eat when you are on a healthy diet. They have a lot of benefits. So if you are on a healthy diet or want to start one you can add apples to your diet. Here are the benefits of apples.

 

BENEFITS

  • Eating 2 a day can make your heart healthier.
  • Reduce the risk of diabetes
  • Prevent constipation
  • Helps to boost your immune system

 

2.BANANAS

 

Bananas are the world most popular fruit for a good reason.  They provide a lot of energy. Most people usually eat them before workouts or going to work. But if you are running late and haven’t eaten breakfast yet you can just grab a banana and you will have a lot of energy to do your daily tasks. Here are more incredible benefits of bananas.

 

BENEFITS

  • They are rich in potassium which can help you maintain healthy blood pressure.
  • Bananas are low in  fat
  • They contain vitamin C and B6
  • One banana can provide you with a lot of energy.

 

3.ORANGES

Oranges contain a small amount of calories and they are very nutritious as well. It’s best to eat oranges with your standard breakfast in the mornings. Here are some incredible health benefits of oranges.

 

BENEFITS

  • Relieve constipation
  • Helps to create a better vision
  • Oranges provide a lower risk of diseases
  • oranges help to prevent the risk of cancer

 

4.WATERMELONS

Watermelons are very juicy and delicious. They are even better in fruit salads. They are different types of watermelons. The two most common ones are the ones with a yellow color inside and the other one has the red color inside. The red one is the most popular watermelon. Here are some health benefits of watermelons.

 

BENEFITS

  • Hydration
  • Contains vitamin c
  • High in lycopene
  • May reduce the risk of diabetes

 

 

5.AVACADO

Avocados go great with a lot of things such as sandwiches and wraps. Despite them containing a lot of fat, they are really healthy. The fat they contain is good fats and not the ones people usually worry about. It’s best to eat half of an avocado every day. Only eat an avocado daily if you can accommodate more calories in your diet. Here are some benefits of Avacado.

 

BENEFITS

  • Contains healthy fat
  • Good source of Vitamins A & E
  • Contains fiber

 

6.GRAPEFRUIT

Grapefruits are part of the citrus family and they are very nutritious. They are sour with a bit of sweetness. Grapefruits taste way better if you blend them and turn them into juice. Here are some health benefits of Grapefruits.

 

BENEFITS

  • Boost immune system
  • High in potassium which is good for your blood pressure.
  • Helps to prevent cancer

 

7.STRAWBERRIES

Strawberries are very tasty. Its always good to have a small cup of strawberries every day.  There is nothing to lose by doing this. because not only are you eating healthy you are also eating something delicious. Here are some mind-blowing benefits of strawberries.

 

BENEFITS

  • Contains vitamin c
  • Low in carbs
  • Contains fiber

 

Most people usually find it very hard to make their favorite foods. In my case, I wanted to make pizza but I didn’t know where to start. Until my mom taught me. I used her recipe and I was able to make my very own pizza. The recipe below will teach you how to make your first homemade pizza even better than I did.

 

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • CHEESE
  • TOPPING
  • PIZZA SAUCE
  • DOUGH

 

MAKING THE PIZZA DOUGH

  • Get a bowl and add yeast, sugar, and warm water in it.
  • Let the mixture sit there for 3-5 minutes. After 5 minutes add flour, salt, and the tip of olive and 3 teaspoons of olive oil.
  • The mixture will become more solid.  Sprinkle flour on a clean surface.
  • Form a ball with the flour mixture and place it on the floured surface.
  • Knead the dough on the surface for 5-8 minutes.
  • After you finish kneading it place the dough in a large container and cover it. Let the dough sit at room temperature for 1-2 hours.

 

DIRECTIONS

 

STEP 1

Roll the dough until it has a circular shape

 

STEP 2

Roll the radars of the dough to make the end look puffy. This will make the end of the dough thicker.

 

STEP 3

Place the pizza sauce directly onto the dough, then add the cheese and the topping.

 

STEP 4

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Remember to place the pizza baking sheet or the pizza stone in it.

 

STEP 5

Place the pizza in the oven. Bake it for around 25-30 mins until the crust has a crispy golden brown appearance.

Now that you have made your very own pizza. It’s time to enjoy and saber every bite

Hey. Do you have a bottle of mouth wash just laying around and don’t know what to do with it? You might think this is a weird question but there is a lot of things you can do with any mouth wash. Well, this article will show you some awesome hacks you can do with mouth wash.

 

 

1.FRESHEN SINK DISPOSAL

Sink disposals usually smells disgusting over time. To fix this just do the following. Pour 1-2 cups of Mouthwash and also pour 1 cup of dish soap mixed with warm water into the disposal.

 

This will make the disposal smell better.

 

 

2.LAUNDRY BOOSTER

Want a cheap homemade laundry booster that doesn’t cost a lot. Well, Your mouth wash can act as a laundry booster substitute. To use your mouth wash as a laundry booster, just do the following. After putting your clothes in the washer.

 

Pour 1 cup of mouth wash inside the washer. Make sure you not to pour the mouthwash on white clothes. This will make your clothes smell way better.

 

 

3.FRESHENS TOILET

Every Toilet has a bad smell after using them. This smell can even make your whole bathroom smell bad. Most times we just wait for the bad odor to go away. But with a bottle of mouth wash, you can make your toilet smell way better.

 

To clean your toilet the right way. You need to do the following trick. Pour 2 cups of mouth wash directly in the toilet. This will freshen the toilet.

 

 

4.DEODORIZE BATHROOM DRAINS

Years ago I had trouble with my bathroom drains. The problem was that they started to smell really awful. I didn’t know how to fix this issue. I’ve read countless articles but none of them helped. Until I figured that maybe mouth wash can help.

 

If you have the same problem I had just do the following. Pour 1 cup of mouth wash in the drains around the bathroom such as the bathroom sink, or bathtub drain.

 

This will make them smell better for sure.

 

 

5.CLEAN STOVE

I hate It when I cook on my stove and it gets a lot of food stains on it. I’m sure that I’m not the only person who hates this. But at the same time, I can’t get too mad because it’s my fault why the food gets on the stove.

 

To clean your stove properly you need to do the following. Pour some mouth wash and 1 cup of dish soap on a sponge. Use the sponge to scrub the stove.

 

This will make your stove look clean and stain free.

 

 

6.CLEAN FEET

No one likes an awful smelling feet. Feet usually gets smelly when your shoes without socks or sometimes it has to do with the material of the shoes.

 

To clean your foot with mouth wash just do this simple trick. Get a foot soaker and add 2 cups of mouth wash in it.

 

This will give your feet a minty smell.

 

 

7.DIY GLASS/WINDOW CLEANER

This hack is very simple to do. Fill half of a spray bottle with mouth wash and Pour 1 cup of warm water in it.

 

Now spray the glass/windows and use a microfiber cloth to wipe them.