Rosemary at your Garden Gate for good luck - "from the movie Practical Magic"
Say a daily
prayer and thank the
Goddess, God or whatever Supreme Being you believe in! Start your day with kind
thoughts and they will come back to you Three-Fold.
Remember to always
laugh, even at yourself.
toilet: Drop two
Alka-Seltzer tablets in, wait 20 minutes, scrub and flush. from a creativity circle eMail- Linda/Tennessee
Thermos Bottle or Juice Pitcher: Fill with H20 and drop in four Alka-Seltzer tablets. Let it soak for
min. 1 hour. Rinse. from a
creativity circle eMail- Linda/Tennessee
Add 1/4 cup vodka to 1/4 cup shampoo. Wash hair as usual.
To bring out blond highlights, use 1/2 cup water and 1/4 cup lemon juice as a final
rinse. For dark hair use 1/2 vinegar as a final rinse.
Three ounces of meat or fish is roughly equal to the size of your
palm. Medium-sized fruit is the size of your fist. 1/2 cup of rice is the size
on my hand-fingers closed.
fast: if you don't want to cry, as soon as you feel the tears swelling,
look up. This temporarily quells the tears.
Sleep: Sprinkle baby powder on your mattress and pillows. Rub in
Fading: To help cut down on fading of your new swimsuit, fill a small
sink of water and add 2 capfuls of white vinegar and then soak the suit for 20 minutes,
rinse well. after wearing wash suit in shampoo for oily hair, rinse well and dry flat in
the shade! submitted by Renee.
N Tint - table centerpiece: Springtime
centerpiece: Fill a glass bowl with colored water (use food
coloring), Rest a pillar candle in the center and add some flowers
floating on the colored water.
Table Trim: Find
a cute watering can (metal is best). Place a fragrant candle
inside the watering can. Add some fresh flowers: Roses,
grape hyacinths, daffodils.
Steady: Rub the bottom of
a taper candle with a glue stick. This will hold the candle in
Smooth Away Summer Blackheads:
Pulse a handful of Parsley in a blender until it forms a paste.
Boil water and pour into a large bowl. apply the paste to
blackhead prone areas, then hold your face over the bowl. The Parsley, a natural humectants, and the steam team up to soften skin
and loosen any blackheads.
Shine Pots and Pans without scrubbing -
Aluminum cookware. add 2 to 4 tablespoons of cream of tartar to 1 to 2
quarts of water and boil for 5 to 10 minutes. Rinse, scour
lightly with a steel-wool soap pad and rinse again.