Tips

January 27, 2016

Get Rid of Odor on a Smelly Dog

Get Rid of Odor on a Smelly Dog Wet the dog down with fresh water. Use a mixture of 1 cup white distilled vinegar and 2 gallons water. Saturate the dog’s coat with this solution. Dry the dog off without rinsing the solution. The smell will be gone!

January 27, 2016

Pet Accident

Pet Accident Test the color fastness of the carpet with white distilled vinegar in an inconspicuous place. Then sprinkle distilled vinegar over the fresh pet accident. Wait a few minutes and sponge from the center outward. Blot up with a dry cloth. This procedure may need to be repeated for stubborn stains.

January 27, 2016

Pest Fighter

Pest Fighter A teaspoon of white distilled vinegar for each quart bowl of drinking water helps keep your pet free of fleas and ticks. The ratio of one teaspoon to one quart is for a forty-pound animal.

January 27, 2016

Quill Pen Ingredients

Quill Pen Ingredients A large feather (find your own or purchase one from a craft store) Craft knife Paper Berry ink Paper towels Use a craft knife to cut the tip of the feather at an angle. Carefully, cut a slit in the tip. Dip the feather into the berry ink. Dab the end on […]

January 27, 2016

Berry Ink Ingredients

Berry Ink Ingredients ½ C. Ripe berries (blueberries, cherries, blackberries, strawberries, elderberries, raspberries, etc.) ½ Tsp. Vinegar ½ Tsp. Salt Fill a strainer with the berries and hold it over a bowl. Using the rounded back of a wooden spoon, crush the berries against the strainer so that the berry juice strains into the bowl. […]

January 27, 2016

How to Build a Volcano

How to Build a Volcano First, make the “cone” of the volcano. Mix 6 cups flour, 2 cups salt, 4 tablespoons cooking oil and 2 cups of water. The resulting mixture should be smooth and firm (more water may be added if needed). Stand a soda bottle in a baking pan and mold the dough […]

January 27, 2016

Making Naked Eggs

Making Naked Eggs Place eggs in a container so the eggs are not touching. Add enough vinegar to cover the eggs. Cover the container, put in the refrigerator and let the eggs sit in the vinegar for 24 hours. Use a large spoon to scoop the eggs out of the container. Be careful since the […]

January 27, 2016

Coloring Easter Eggs

Coloring Easter Eggs Mix 1 teaspoon of vinegar with each ½ cup of hot water, then add food coloring. (Check egg-coloring booklets or food dye box for specific directions.) Vinegar keeps the food dyes bright and prevents streaky, uneven colors.

January 27, 2016

Bug Spray

Bug Spray Combine equal amounts of water, white distilled vinegar and liquid dish soap in a spray bottle. Use on skin, as needed.

January 27, 2016

Wart Remover

Wart Remover Mix lukewarm/warm water with a cup of white distilled vinegar. Immerse area with wart and soak 20 minutes everyday until wart disappears.