Preserve Flowers w/ Vodka! Add a few drops of vodka and a teaspoon of sugar to the water in your flower vase. It should help keep your flowers fresh longer. Change out the mixture with fresh ingredients daily.
MOM Tip: To prevent splatters when using a hand mixer, make a shield from a paper plate. Cut holes in the center of the plate. Hold the plate against the bottom of the mixer, and insert the beaters into the mixer. This tip from the Cooking Club.
I'll have to try this one when the fruit flies are back in the fall. carmenzayas I'll have to try this one when the fruit flies are back in the fall. I'll have to try this one when the fruit flies are back in the fall.
"Household plants need nourishment, particularly in the dead of winter when sunlight is limited. Plants love starch, save the water you boiled your potatoes in, let it cool and use it to water your household plants. Can also use hard boiled egg water.