Re-use your old candle jars for bathroom essentials like cotton swabs and cotton balls or toothbrush holders. Use your imagination for lots of uses for those used candle jars.
Re-use Baby Food jars at dad’s work bench to store screws, nails and other small parts. The smaller jars also make great spice storage containers when you buy spices in bulk.
Re-use Empty butter or margarine wrappers wrappers to grease baking pans. You can store them in the freezer by folding the wrappers up and placing in a zip bag.
Re-use your no longer needed phone books to clean your windows with or as package filler and fire starters.
Used toothbrushes have many uses when it comes to cleaning from using for those difficult to clean items such as tile grout, around your faucets, window sliders, jewelry, baseboards etc.
What typical items around the house have you re-purposed and are re0using for something new and useful?
This month 24/7 MOMS has also joined together with Scott Naturals with more great giveaways:
# 1 WIN: In honor of Earth Month, the Scott Naturals brand is challenging Americans to take an easy green step by testing out its line of hybrid paper products for four weeks – and to enter the brand’s ‘Take the 4-Week Test Drive’ sweepstakes for a chance at winning a new 2011 Ford Fusion hybrid sedan.
Starting April 4 and running through September 30, consumers can pledge to “test drive” Scott Naturals bath tissue, paper towels, flushable moist wipes and napkins by visiting www.scottbrand.com/naturals/. Scott Naturals is the world’s first line of hybrid paper products*, combining the green benefits of recycled material with the quality people want.
TO ENTER to win a new 2011 Ford Fusion hybrid sedan:
- For every unique click on the above link, Scott will donate $1 to the NWF, with up to $25,000. After you have signed up for the test drive, you can head over to http://www.scottbrand.com/community/savings/scott for some fabulous coupons for their participating products
Enter right here for week #3 Giveaway for your chance to win:
2. If you are already a subscriber just leave a comment that you are a subscriber along with your email address.
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- Click on http://www.ScottBrand.com/4WeekTestDrive For every unique click to this link, Scott will donate $1 to the NWF, with up to $25,00
US entries only and one entry per person. Winner will be chosen on May 21, 2011.
***Disclosure – This post is sponsored by Scott Naturals and TheMotherhood, however, all thoughts and opinions are my