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99 Cent Solutions : Over 1,300 Smart Uses for Everyday Stuff Including Clothespins to Keep Hems in Place as You Sew, Wiping Down the Fridg
by Reader's Digest Association


Overview - Save a fortune with over 1,300 easy solutions to hundreds of common household problems.

You don't have to be rich to live well; now you can outfox the high cost of living the old-fashioned five-and-dime way. Don't be tempted by all of those "new" products on the shelves; instead, rediscover the power of those time-honored, thrifty household items your grandparents and parents used.  Read more...


 
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Overview
Save a fortune with over 1,300 easy solutions to hundreds of common household problems.

You don't have to be rich to live well; now you can outfox the high cost of living the old-fashioned five-and-dime way. Don't be tempted by all of those "new" products on the shelves; instead, rediscover the power of those time-honored, thrifty household items your grandparents and parents used. You'll save a bundle with over 1,300 of these clever hints and tips: - A Frisbee is a handy item to keep around the house and can be used as a portable pet dish, paint palette, and paper plate holder - Hair spray is an inexpensive way to preserve flowers, remove pet hair from a couch, kill bugs, and stop static cling - Cedar chips will drive fleas from a pet bed, keep snails at bay in your garden, and repel moths from your wool sweaters - Furniture polish will spiff up hubcaps and bicycles, add shine to shower doors, and stop squeaky door hinges - Glass cleaner will make your jewelry sparkle, relieve bee sting pain, dry out pimples, and shine patent leather shoes - Aluminum foil makes a stunning wrap for a wedding gift, works effectively as a substitute for hair curlers in a pinch, and when placed under your ironing board cover will increase the efficiency of your iron - An ice cream scoop can be used to measure the perfect amount of potting soil, shape butter into fancy shapes for a holiday dinner, and form perfect meatballs and cookies - A pillowcase will dry lettuce in seconds, makes a cute summer dress for a child, covers a baby's changing pad, and functions as a travel laundry bag - Knitting needles make stylish hair accessories, can serve as kebab holders for a fun fruit snack, function in place of toothpicks to test a cake's doneness, and can be used to protect your garden from invading critters

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781621452379
  • ISBN-10: 1621452379
  • Publisher: Reader's Digest Association
  • Publish Date: June 2015
  • Page Count: 352
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 9.8 x 7.7 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds

Series: Save Time

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