Canada Dreams
HouseHusbandry
	  Bubble Recipe
		8 tbsp dish washing detergent, 1 qt water, 1 tbsp glycerine. Mix then let
                  mixture sit. The longer it sit the better.
	  Cats on Counters
		Spray silk flower with cat repelant. Cat will identify flowers on the table or
                  counter as unpleasant.
	  Citrus Rinds
		Fire starter
			Dry peels
		Humidify
			Water on stove or rad with peels.
	  Coconuts
		Open easier if heated first
	  Eggs
		Dirty eggs keep longer & don't absorb odours.
		Stale eggs float
		Turning eggs regularly will keep fresh without frig.
	  Felt Markers
		Revived by soaking tip in rubbing alcohol, replacing cap & storing overnight
	  Lettuce
		Wilted greens dipped into hot water then soak in ice water with a little vinegar
	  Personal Care
		Arthritis
			Clay Poultices work on affected overnight
		Chicken Pox
			Oat Meal bathes and poltices.
			Comfrey bathes.
			Aloe dabbed on sores
			Honey & icing sugar dabbed on for itching.
			No asprin.
		Dentures
			Soak in equal amounts of lemon juice & water
		Deodorant
			Coconut oil, Baking Soda, or Baking Soda + Corn Starch
			2 tablespoons alum & 1 pint water
		Flatulent Foods to avoid when breast feeding colicky babies
			Adzuki beans, Alfalfa, Amaranth, Barley, Beets, Black mung beans, Black salsify,
            Black-eyed peas, Broadbeans, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower,
            Chickpeas, Chicory, Common Beans, Cottonseed flour, Cow peas, Cucumber, Eggplant Field beans,
            Garden peas, Green beans, Green mung beans, Horse gram, Leeks, Lentils, Lima beans,
            Lupins, Mung beans, Oat bran, Oat flour, Onions, Parsley, Parsnips, Peanuts, Pigeon peas,
            Pistachios, Pole beans, Proso millet, Pumpkin, Red kidney beans,
            Rice bran,Rye,Sesame flour,Sorghum grain,Soy flour, Soybeans, Spinach, Split peas,
            Squash, Sunflower flour, Sweet green pepper, Wheat bran, White wheat flour,
            Whole wheat flour, Winged beans.
		Hair Conditioner
			Saturate hair with olive, sesame, or corn oil 20.minutes hot then shampoo
			Dry hair 1/4c. honey & 1c. olive oil. Apply 2T. & massage cover head with
                        hot towel 10 min., then shampoo
			Split ends massage hair & ends with warm olive or avocado oil wrap head in towel
                        for 8-12 hours. Wash with shampoo + egg yolk, & rinse with diluted vinegar.
			Elderberries as a prewash conditioner
			Dandruff shampoo is shampoo with asprin
		Moisturizer
			Shortening
		Nails
			Clean with tooth paste and brush for stronger nails
			Nail Polish, Henna with water to make paste. Rub into nail dry & buff
		Pantyhose
			Soak in water wring gently freeze. Thaw & dry before wearing. They last longer
			Spray heels and toe with hair spray for longer life
		Poison Ivy
			Rub with inside of banana skins to stop itch.
			Rub affected area with Jewelweed/Touch-me-not. Usually grows next to Poison Ivy.
			Coat with wet Oatmeal.
			Tape Lemon peels over bisters.
		Shaving legs
			Use hair conditioner instead of soap.
		Shaving Soap
			Johnson's baby soap
		Shoes
			Polish with inside of banana skins, especially salt stains
			Spray with Pam (lecithin) to protect from salt
			Silicone spray can dissolve synthetic
			Warm insoles can be made from thin styrofoam vegetable trays
			Dried out restored by rubbing with piece of raw potato
			Spray with Lemon Pledge for quick polish & some help for salt stains
	  Plastic wrap
		Store in the frig. Easier to handle
	   Play dough
		3 C flour, 1 C salt, 1 C water.
		2 C flour, 1 C salt, 2 C water, 4 tsp cream tartar, 4 T oil cook on med heat stir well then knead.
	   Popcorn
		Store in sealed litre jar with 2 Tbsp. water 2 days. Bag & freeze for better popping.
	   Potatoes
		Burn peels in wood stove to prevent creosote
		Store with apples to prevent sprouting (never store with onions)
	   Splinters
		Remove pressing tape against & rubbing opposite to the entry route
	   Toothpaste
		Good for attaching posters to the wall.
		Can be used to settle an acid stomach.
	   Wild Grapes
		Juice in a bowl placed in Microwave 20 min. Strain.
	   Zippers
		Candle wax or soap will make them easier to open.


 
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