10 Winning Ways With Baking Soda

In Your Home on March 9, 2010 at 7:15 AM


Unleash the power of this (budget- friendly) household staple with these fresh ideas.

  1. Sprinkle baking soda on soiled canvas tote bags, then brush clean.
  2. Spot clean soiled polyester fabrics by lightly rubbing with baking soda.  Gently brush clean.
  3. Make fluffy omelets by adding a ½ teaspoon baking soda for every three eggs.
  4. Extinguish heartburn by mixing ½ teaspoon of baking soda with ½ cup of water.  Bottoms up!
  5. Clean make-up sponges, applicators and brushes by soaking in a solution of baking soda and water; ¼ cup baking soda mixed with  ¼ cup water.
  6. Sanitize toothbrushes by soaking overnight in a bath of ¼ cup baking soda and ¼ cup water.
  7. Scrub the cutting wheel of non-electric can openers with a toothbrush dipped in baking soda. Rinse and let air dry.
  8. Make jewelry sparkle by brushing with a paste made from baking soda and water. (Safe for use on silver and gold). Rinse well, let air dry.
  9. Fight vacuum cleaner odors, by sprinkling baking soda inside disposable bag.
  10. Sprinkle baking soda into dishwater to prevent dry, chapped hands.

DIY Lemon After Bath Powder

1 C baking soda

1 C cornstarch

10 drops lemon essential oil

Body Puff

Decorative container with lid

Mix baking soda and cornstarch.   Add lemon oil and mix well.  Place mixture in  decorative container.  Use body puff to apply to dry skin. Enjoy! 


Costco and Huggies are offering two (2) free samples of Huggies Snug & Dry Diapers.  A Costco membership is not required.  Click the image to go directly to your offer.

 Your email address will be provided to, which may use it to send you brief advertising announcements regarding special offers, hot buys and services from and other Costco companies.

LW recommends setting up a “junk email” account for promotional offers.  Yahoo, Hotmail, and Gmail offer free accounts and set-ups are easy and quick.


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