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    50 Uses for Baking Soda

    Baking soda has at least 50 different uses around the house. A box in the fridge captures bad odors — in the freezer, too. A few sprinkles in sneakers works wonders and this process will eliminate pet...

    • Posted August 4, 2014
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  • Using Envelopes to Deliver Insecticide

    Abe Lincoln made his famous Gettysburg address which, it is said, he wrote in 1863 on an envelope. As Honest Abe discovered, there are a uses for envelopes besides letters. Want to shoot some insecticide powder into...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • slow drains use baking soda, plus...
    Baking Soda Around Your Home

    Baking soda can be your No. 1 household defense because it’s got at least 50 different uses around the home. A box in the fridge captures nasty odors — in the freezer, too. A few sprinkles in...

    • Posted May 11, 2014
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  • Tennis Balls Stop the Creepy Crawlers

    Major Walter C. Wingfield invented tennis in Great Britain in 1873. Today it’s a very popular game worldwide. We Careys long have pondered what to do with a tennis ball once it’s lost its usefulness on the...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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  • Old Cell Phones: A Useful Safety Tool

    Got an old cell phone? Wondering what to do with it? From deep within the Carey Brothers’ vault of little-known nifty info, we bring safety news you ought to know. Did you know that an old cell phone is still...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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  • Swiss-Army Straw

    In 1888 the waxed paper drinking straw was patented. Ever since, it’s been used for many things besides drinking sodas and milk shakes. Drinking straws are versatile. Try taping a straw on a tube of caulking for...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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