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How to make homemade liqueurs

You can make liqueurs at home, and it may be easier than you’d imagine. AllRecipes has a great page explaining all the basics of liqueur making. These tips apply to most any liqueur recipe you try, or your own experiments. One that particularly caught my eye: When sweetening your liqueurs, don’t add sugar directly to …

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Cleaning with vinegar

Vinegar is amazing. I’m finding it’s just about the only ingredient I need for cleaning. It’s safe, inexpensive, green and less obnoxious than scented cleaners or harsh chemicals like ammonia. In these tips, “vinegar” means distilled white vinegar unless it says otherwise. Garbage disposal seals and trash cans can retain odors. Wipe them down with …

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The very best decluttering tip: don’t bring home clutter in the first place

If you constantly bring home clutter, you constantly have to declutter or find yourself in a mess in no time. Who has time to declutter 15 minutes a day, or an hour a week? If you do, you’re lucky. Ways clutter can sneak into your home It sounds simple, but clutter is sneaky. It masquerades …

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