Category Archive: alternative uses

12 Frugality Lessons from the Great Depression

12 Frugality Lessons from the Great Depression The Great Depression was a time of hunger, homelessness, and despair. Our country was in dire straights with over 25% of the population reportedly out of work. Through absolute necessity, being frugal was a way of life and survival in every sense of the word. There are many …

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Glass Crafts: How to Tint Bottles & Jars

Glass Crafts: How to Tint Bottles & Jars Looking for that next creative craft project? Check out these beautiful DIY tinted glass jars! You can turn those leftover ordinary looking bottles and jars into beautiful home decor pieces. Using any glass bottle or jar, you can create gorgeous tinted containers that will look delightful sitting …

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20 Brilliant Ways To Reuse And Recycle Old Tires

20 Brilliant Ways To Reuse And Recycle Old Tires Tires are everywhere and you can easily get them for free from your local garage, used ones that is. Tires are a huge headache when it comes to waste management and recycling, but there are clever DIY ways that each of us can reuse and recycle them …

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15 Creative Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Milk Jugs

15 Creative Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Milk Jugs Did you know that you can turn those old plastic milk jugs into some great upcycled DIY projects? I would like to think that most of us try to recycle them but milk jugs work great for crafts, projects, and other things, and because you always have …

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20 Creative Uses for Toothpaste

20 Creative Uses for Toothpaste Toothpaste: it whitens, brightens, deodorizes, removes stains, and restores and protects enamel. But toothpaste’s cleaning capabilities work wonders on many things besides our teeth. Toothpaste is one of those substances you have probably never thought of much. Its purpose is spelled out in its very name… it’s a paste to …

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10 + Ways To Use Leftover Lemon Peels

10 + Ways To Use Leftover Lemon Peels The lemon peel, let’s be honest here, the average person doesn’t really use it. We hold onto it to squeeze the juice into our drink or bite down into the meat of the fruit and then the leavings are put to the side to be tossed into …

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