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Old Baking Soda
Use stale bread to make croutons, stuffing, French toast or another recipe where dry bread works well:
Round up all of your soap slivers. Then, melt them in the microwave, and form them into a new bar of soap.
Tip: Use a coffee mug as a soap mold, and you’ll end up with a fancy, round bar.
Mesh Produce Bags
Save the mesh bags that oranges, onions, potatoes and other produce come in. Then, use them as pot scrubbers when you’re washing dishes.
Use newspaper sleeves as disposable work gloves, pooper scooper bags or as yarn for your next crochet project:
Simmer a pot of old herbs to freshen your house or use them to fragrance your homemade cleaners. <ul
Overtime honey tends to get thick and cloudy, but that doesn’t mean that you need to toss it. Learn how to restore honey to it’s original consistency, and enjoy every bit of what you paid for.
Use extra ice cube trays to freeze leftover broth; to store homemade baby food; or to organize your jewelry collection.
Start a container in your freezer for meal scraps – a couple bites of of meat, a few spoonfuls of vegetables. Then, cook up a big pot of soup every time you fill it to the top.