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How to get rid of ANY stain

I'm going to go ahead and admit that I'm not the greatest at getting stains out, particularly when it comes to clothing. But, now that I'm a mom and stains are pretty much an every day occurence, I've been trying to take the time to use the tips and tricks I've learned over the years. You know, in the interest of not having to replace all of my furnishings and clothes on a bi-annual basis. Here are some stain-busting tricks I've picked up along with the way, along with a few I'll be trying out soon.

 

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Fragancias para que atraigas abundancia y buenas vibras en estas fiestas

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Dicen que los aromas de la casa ayudan a las buenas energías. Y ahora que tenemos la Navidad a la vuelta de la esquina, necesitamos que nuestra casa tenga la fragancia adecuada. "Cada fragancia despierta energías dormidas en un determinado ámbito", según el conocido astrólogo Alfonso León. El también experto en numerología, tiene una serie de recomendaciones para perfumar tu cuerpo y tu ropa, así como para atraer buenas vibraciones en tu hogar. Así que si deseas intentarlo, aquí te diremos como preparar tus propias esencias. 

 

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Sneak peek inside Demi Lovato's $2.2 million L.A. mansion

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If you can afford an $8,200 mortgage, then you can upgrade and move into Demi Lovato's mansion in Los Angeles. The lavish Mediterranean-style house worth $2.2 million comes complete with six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, spa, pool, family room and a kitchen fit for a celeb chef. The 22-year-old star reportedly rented the Toluca Lake property for two years. She was definitely living large in this giant casa!   

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Limpia las ollas con kétchup y otros usos inesperados de los alimentos en el hogar

Cuando me enteré de que hay gente que limpia las ollas con salsa de tomate kétchup, me vine corriendo a contártelo porque siempre me ha gustado darle usos inesperados a las cosas. Así mismo, me enteré de que las papas crudas son buenísimas para limpiar metales oxidados. Pero mejor sigue leyendo para que veas todo lo que puedes limpiar con los alimentos que tienes en tu cocina.

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6 Easy ways to keep your kitchen sink from stinking

With all the food products, dirty dishes, and particles that make their way into your kitchen sink, it's inevitable that sooner or later it's going to start smelling offensive. If food gets logged in the drain and doesn't get removed quickly enough, bacteria will start growing and giving off a nasty scent. Here's how to make sure your kitchen sink smells fresh and how to clean it when things start getting stinky.

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10 Easy & affordable ways to warm up your house this winter

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Fall is in the air, but some states are already feeling the frigid temperatures. With the weather forecast taking a dip, high heat bills and shivering sessions by your living room couch start to make a comeback. The great news is that there are easy and affordable ways to keep your house warm this winter without breaking the bank.   

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11 Things in your closet you need to get rid of NOW

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Surely my closet can't be the only closet full of more clothes that don't get worn than actual clothes that do get worn? Tell me you find yourself with things that need to go in your ropero too because amigas misery loves company. Let's deal with this now before it gets absurd, okay? You know you need to maximize your closet space and I guarantee you that there are things in your closet that you need to get rid of now because all they are doing is taking up valuable space.

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8 Tricks to keep your house spotless without having to clean

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Confession, household chores are the pain of my existence! I consider myself an organized person and I'm the type that cooks and cleans at the same time and then cleans the bathroom before taking a shower. I usually don't worry about those two rooms, but the rest of the house is another story. I'm always trying to find shortcuts to keep the house "clean" and postpone dusting, vacuuming and doing laundry for a couple more days.

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9 Natural ways to get rid of moths before they destroy your clothes

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Moths terrify me, they really do. My husband rolls his eyes when I see a moth because I scream as if it were a devil sighting. I will do anything to get rid of moths short of using mothballs because mothballs are poisonous to humans and I have little kids I need to protect. 

Part of my fear stems from superstitions associated with moths. Someone once told me that they are portentous of death and I swear that as a child I somehow got the impression that if a moth flew into your eyes you would go blind. Those superstitions may not be true, but what is true is that moths are death to your clothing and you don't want an infestation of them.  There are ways to protect yourself and your clothes from moths though.

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10 Proyectos que puedes hacer con frascos de vidrio o "mason jars"

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Te voy a confesar una de mis peores adicciones. Bueno, no es tan mala, pero me ha provocado bastantes peleas con mi marido. Me gusta guardar cosas. No soy tan mala como los "acumuladores", pero sí le tengo mucho cariño a cosas que para otros podrían ser basura. Por ejemplo, los frascos de vidrio.

Los frascos de vidrio me parecen hermosos para las manualidades y la cocina, útiles y versátiles. Una forma en la que he logrado aplacar a mi esposo, que podría en la basura todo lo que no está usando en el mes, es convirtiendo mis frascos de vidrio en cosas útiles y aquí te voy a dar algunas de las mejores ideas.

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