Our Kitchen Tip this week is all about Baking Soda. It’s more than just a box that sits in your refrigerator and it’s more than just a teaspoon to add to a recipe. Here are a few more ways you can incorporate baking soda around your house…
- Keep Cut Flowers Longer: A teaspoon of baking soda added to fresh cut flowers will help keep them looking pretty.
- Get Rid of Stinky Shoe Smell: Sprinkle smelly shoes with a little baking soda to help get rid of odors.
- Cleaner Dishes: Add a tablespoon to the dishwasher or the dish water as you wash the dishes.
- Laundry: Add 1/2 cup of baking soda to your washing machine for cleaner clothes.
- Hair Rinse: Combine a few tablespoons of baking soda with shampoo to make a paste. This will help remove any buildup in your hair.
- Clean Combs and Brushes: Add one teaspoon of baking soda to warm water and soak your combs and brushes to remove product buildup.
- Drain Opener: Pour baking soda down your drain, followed by some vinegar. Let sit for awhile and then pour boiling water. This will help unclog the drain without using harsh chemicals.
- Foot Soak: Add three tablespoons of baking soda to warm water to soak your feet.
- Clean the Microwave: Add a little baking soda to a damp sponge to gently wipe your microwave clean.
- Deodorize Cutting Boards: Sprinkle your cutting board with baking soda and scrub with warm water.
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