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10 Fun Uses for Baking Soda

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After writing two posts on how to use baking soda to clean things, I was getting a little bored with pragmatic information. This post contains nothing productive, but lots of really fun and interesting ways to use baking soda. Kids will love these, but so will adults! The science Every one of these activities present an awesome opportunity to talk to your kids (big or little) about science. When baking soda comes in contact with an acid (like vinegar or lemon juice), a chemical reaction occurs. The end result* of the reaction is the creation of water and carbon dioxide … Read more

10 Ways to Use a Bounce Dryer Sheet (Without a Dryer)

10 Ways to Use Bounce Dryer Sheets (Without a Dryer)

It has been a long time since I’ve posted a new contribution to my 10 ways to use… series, but I’ve been working on a campaign with Bounce, and I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to add to the series. Make sure you keep Bounce dryer sheets out of the reach of children and pets. Hang the sheet freely or place in an open envelope to avoid direct contact with fabrics. 10 Ways to Use Bounce Dryer Sheets (Outside the Dryer) Freshen your closets and drawers. Put a bunch of Bounce sheets into pretty envelopes, one sheet per … Read more

10 Ways to Use Baking Soda for Babies & Kids

I am delighted to be one of twenty bloggers featured in Arm & Hammer’s Switch & Save Challenge. During the next five months, I’ll be testing several Arm & Hammer products and sharing my experiences with you.   10 Ways to Use Arm & Hammer’s Pure Baking Soda for Baby Clean and deodorize baby bottles – To remove formula funk from baby’s bottles, soak the bottles, nipples, and rings overnight in a solution of 4 tablespoons to 1 quart warm water. Wash with hot soapy water and use as normal. Deodorize diaper pail – Whether you use cloth or disposable … Read more

10 Uses for Baking Soda in the Kitchen

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I am delighted to be one of twenty bloggers featured in Arm & Hammer’s Switch & Save Challenge. During the next five months, I’ll be testing several Arm & Hammer products and sharing my experiences with you. I have, on occasion, written about my love of vinegar as a cleaning product. Vinegar is acidic; it cleans by eating away grime and mineral deposits and disinfects by leaving an acidic environment that is unsuitable for microorganisms. I love baking soda for many of the same reasons. It’s cheap, and it’s non-toxic. I don’t have to worry about a chemical sitting around … Read more