More ideas from Rika
Need to remember this for KIDS...Remove a splinter easily by applying a paste of baking soda and water, then waiting several minutes for the splinter to pop out of the skin. Gotta remember this!

How to Remove a Splinter with Baking Soda (Need to remember this for KIDS.Remove a splinter easily by applying a paste of baking soda and water, then waiting several minutes for the splinter to pop out of the skin. Gotta remember this!

Carpet Shampoo Solution:  1 cup oxiclean* 1 cup febreeze* 1 cup distilled white vinegar *The homemade versions work fabulously!  Pour contents into shampooer tub and mix with hot water to fill tub completely. This will not only clean your carpets it will also deodorize. It will smell slightly of vinegar until the carpet is dry.  Be sure to test spot with the solution just to be safe, however this should be safe for ALL carpets.

Carpet Shampoo Solution: 1 cup oxiclean* 1 cup febreeze* 1 cup distilled white vinegar *The homemade versions work fabulously! Pour contents into shampooer tub and mix with hot water to fill tub completely. This should be safe for ALL carpets.

Rope lighting around the garden...inexpensive, waterproof-

Rope lighting in flower beds. This works perfect for lighting a walkway. I used the rope light holders that stick in the ground and cut off half the spike.