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KellyGa    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:07:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
DID YOU KNOW THAT.

Drinking two glasses of Gatorade can relieve

headache pain almost immediately -- without the

unpleasant side effects caused by traditional

"pain relievers."

Did you know that Colgate Toothpaste makes an

excellent salve for burns?

Before you head to the drugstore for a high-priced

inhaler filled with mysterious chemicals, try chewing

on a couple of curiously strong Altoid Peppermints.

They'll clear up your stuffed nose.

Achy muscles from about of the flu? Mix 1 Tablespoon of

Horseradish in a cup of Olive Oil. Let the mixture sit for 30
minutes,

then apply it as a massage oil, for instant relief for aching muscles.


Sore Throat? Just mix 1/4 cup of vinegar with 1/4 cup of honey

and take 1 tablespoon six times a day. The vinegar kills the
bacteria.


Cure urinary tract infections with Alka-Seltzer. Just dissolve

two tablets in a glass of water and drink it at the onset of

the symptoms. Alka-Seltzer begins eliminating urinary tract

infections almost instantly -- even though the product was

never been advertised for this use.

Eliminate puffiness under your eyes..... All you need is a dab of

Preparation H, carefully rubbed into the skin, avoiding the eyes. The


hemorrhoid ointment acts as a vasoconstrictor, relieving the swelling
instantly.

Honey remedy for skin blemishes... Cover the blemish with a dab

of honey and place a band-aid over it. Honey kills the bacteria, keeps


the skin, sterile, and speeds healing. Works overnight.

Listerine therapy for toenail fungus... Get rid of unsightly toenail
fungus

by soaking your toes in Listerine mouthwash. The powerful antiseptic


leaves your toenails looking healthy again.

Easy eyeglass protection... To prevent the screws in eyeglasses from


loosening, apply a small drop of Maybelline Crystal Clear Nail Polish


to the threads of the screws before tightening them.

Coca-Cola cure for rust... Forget those expensive rust removers.
Just


saturate an abrasive sponge with Coca Cola and scrub the rust stain.


The phosphoric acid in the coke is what gets the job done.

Cleaning liquid that doubles as bug killer... If menacing bees,
wasps,

hornets, or yellow jackets get in your home and you can't find the

insecticide, try a spray of Formula 409. Insects drop to the ground
instantly.

Smart splinter remover... just pour a drop of Elmer's Glue all over
the splinter,

let dry, and peel the dried glue off the skin. The splinter sticks
to
the dried glue.

Hunt's Tomato Paste boil cure... cover the boil with Hunt's tomato
paste as a

compress. The acids from the tomatoes soothes the pain and brings
the
boil to a head.

Balm for broken blisters... To disinfect a broken blister, dab on a
few

drops of Listerine... a powerful antiseptic.

Heinz Vinegar to heal bruises... Soak a cotton ball in white
vinegar
and

apply it to the bruise for 1 hour. The vinegar reduces the blueness
and

speeds up the healing process.

Kills fleas instantly. Dawn Dish Washing Liquid does the trick. Add a
few

drops to your dog's bath and shampoo the animal thoroughly. Rinse
well
to

avoid skin irritations. Good-bye fleas.

Rainy day cure for dog odor... Next time your dog comes in from the
rain,

simply wipe down the animal with Bounce or any dryer sheet, instantly


making your dog smell springt! ime fresh.

Eliminate ear mites... All it takes is a few drops of Wesson Corn Oil
in

your cat's ear. Massage it in, then clean with a cotton ball. Repeat
daily

for 3 days. The oil soothes the cat's skin, smothers the mites, and

accelerates healing.

Vaseline cure for hair balls..... To prevent troublesome hair balls,
apply a

dollop of Vaseline petroleum jelly to your cat's nose. The cat will
lick
off

the jelly, lubricating any hair in its stomach so it can pass easily
through

the digestive system.

Quaker Oats for fast pain relief.... It's not for breakfast anymore!
Mix
2

cups of Quaker Oats and 1 cup of water in a bowl and warm in the

microwave for 1 minute, cool slightly, and apply the mixture to your

hands for soothing relief from arthritis pain.


I know for a fact the 409 works. I use it on flies that get in the house all the time. All you have to do is wait for them to go to a window and you got em! Stops them in their tracks. I used it on a wasp one time too, very effective!


TB    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:29:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
Some helpful hints and who would think..... (try at your own risk)

* Budweiser beer conditions the hair

* Pam cooking spray will dry finger nail polish

* Cool whip will condition your hair in 15 min

* Mayonnaise will KILL LICE , it will also condition your hair

* Elmer's Glue-paint on your face, allow it to dry, peel off and see
the dead skin and blackheads if any

* Shiny Hair-use brewed Lipton Tea

* Sunburn - empty a large jar of Nestea into your bath water

* Minor burn-Colgate or Crest toothpaste

* Burn your tongue? Put sugar on it!

* Arthritis? WD-40 Spray and rub in, kill insect stings too

* Bee stings - meat tenderizer

* Chigger bite - Preparation H

* Puffy eyes - Preparation H

* Paper cut - crazy glue or chap stick (glue is used instead of sutures
at most hospitals)

* Stinky feet - Jello!!

* Athletes feet - cornstarch

* Fungus on toenails or fingernails - Vicks vapor rub

* Kool aid to clean dishwasher pipes. Just put in the detergent section
and run a cycle, it will also clean a toilet.

* Kool Aid can be used as a dye in paint also

* Kool aid in Dannon plain yogurt as a finger paint, your kids will
love it and it won't hurt them if they eat it!

* Peanut butter - will get scratches out of CD's! Wipe off with a
coffee filter paper

* Sticking bicycle chain - Pam no-stick cooking spray

* Pam will also remove paint, and grease from your hands! Keep a can in
your garage for your hubby

* Peanut butter will remove ink from the face of dolls

* When the doll clothes are hard to put on, sprinkle with corn starch
and watch them slide on

* Heavy dandruff - pour on the vinegar!

* Body paint - Crisco mixed with food coloring. Heat the Crisco in the
microwave, pour into an empty film container and mix with the food color of your choice!

* Tie Dye T-shirt - mix a solution of Kool Aid in a container, tie a
rubber band around a section of the t-shirt and soak

* Preserving a newspaper clipping - large bottle of club soda and 1/2
cup of milk of magnesia, soak for 20 min. and let dry, will last for many years!

* A Slinky will hold toast and CD's!

* To keep goggles and glasses from fogging, coat with Colgate
toothpaste

* Wine stains, pour on the Morton salt and watch it absorb into the salt.

* To remove wax - Take a paper towel and iron it over the wax stain, it
will absorb into the towel.

* Remove labels off glassware etc. rub with peanut butter!

* Baked on food -fill container with water, get a Bounce paper softener
and the static from the Bounce towel will cause the baked on food to ad here
to it. Soak overnight. Also; you can use 2 Efferdent tablets, soak
overnight!

* Crayon on the wall - Colgate toothpaste and brush it!

* Dirty grout - Listerine

* Stains on clothes Colgate

* Grass stains - Karo Syrup

* Grease Stains- Coca Cola, it will also remove grease stains from the
driveway overnight. We know it will take corrosion from batteries!

* Fleas in your carpet? 20 Mule Team Borax- sprinkle and let stand for
24 hours. Maybe this will work if you get them back again.

* To keep FRESH FLOWERS longer Add a little Clorox, or 2 Bayer aspirin,
or just use 7-up instead of water.

When you go to buy bread in the grocery store, have you ever wondered
which is the freshest, so you "squeeze" for freshness or softness. Did you
know that bread is delivered fresh to the stores five days a week?
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Each day has a different color twist tie. They are:

Monday - Blue
Tuesday - Green
Thursday - Red
Friday - White
Saturday - Yellow


So if today was Thursday, you would want red twist tie - not white which is Fridays (almost a week old)!

The colors go alphabetically by color Blue - Green - Red - White -
Yellow, Monday through Saturday. Very easy to remember. I thought this was
interesting. I looked in the grocery store and the bread wrappers DO
have different twist ties, and even the one with the plastic clips have


toolman    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:38:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
gotta be careful with the bud though TB too much can make ya fall down alot.


KellyGa    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:34:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
KEWL! Thanks!


Hey Lil D    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:25:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
didja get my email??? LOL


KellyGa    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:47:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
I am going through my emails now. :) I see ya there, reading now. :)


donna in w.v    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:20:18       [Reply]  [Send Email]
have heard of most of them before but not the wesson oil for ear mites. thanks i was going to by the kitty ear drops tommorrow but I'll try that first.


KellyGa    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:25:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
GOOD! I am glad I could pass on the info. Let us know how it works. I have also been told by a pet rescue that the blue Dawn dish liquid really does work too!


toolman    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:13:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
hey kel, where ya been was thinking about you last night and not being around,i use the vaccum for them flys, oh put duct tape over the end when your finished or they crawl back out somehow.


KellyGa    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:23:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
LOL, had me one of those end of warm weather flies come in here to visit me at the lamp by the computer, you know the kind, one of those NASTY BIG buzzy kind. Haven't gotten him yet, but I will.

I am so glad to know I am missed! I been catching up on all y'alls bantering back and forth, lol. I have been preparing for another yard sale for this weekend. Supposed to be awesome weather this weekend, high of 60 to 70, lots of sunshine.

How is everything on your end? Got any snow for me yet??? lol


Y'ALL GOT A REMEDY    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:37:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
for lying Indians. If you do send it to Zipcode.
must conform to the mixture required to treat imigrants from New Dehli without destroying any preimposed dots on their forehead.


toolman    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:35:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
traces , here an there nothing much yet sure is windy out tonight though,course your missed , your hardly ever here anymore i figgered you run off with fern.


KellyGa    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:43:22       [Reply]  [No Email]
Heck, I thought Fern ran off without me! LOL! I did hear from him though, so its all cool. If I was gonna run off with somebody, it would take me a long time to choose, you guys are all so dang sweet. ;)


toolman    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:45:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
aw shucks mamm , now ya got me blushin lol.i haven,t seen him around much either i was wonderin if he was ok?


KellyGa    Posted 11-05-2004 at 18:59:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yeah, he is just sloshing about in the mud with the cattle, lol. Busy busy I reckon. He was on earlier, but I didn't stir him up. He is doing good though. Just been extra busy. I think he got pinned against a fence, some of the calves got him, but he is okay.


toolman    Posted 11-05-2004 at 19:04:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
glad to hear he is ok, goin out to feed my horses now catch ya later.


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