Have you ever walked around after a rain storm and notice the pavement is covered with worms? When I was younger I would go out and pick buckets of worms, bad thing I could never get them to last long enough to use them all up and I would go fishing every day. It would frustrate me and my parents did not like the smell that the rotting worms would produce, (if you've never smelled it, go to your local dump when it is 95 out and take a big huge breath, you'll almost know what it smells like.
Nothing is worse than dealing with greasydishes. The water sheds off of what you are trying to wash the grease gets everywhere and it is a job to get rid of the film. Something that wehave found to help with the "greasy dishes blues" is to add 3 tablespoons of vinegar to your soapy dishwater.
Disinfecting yourCutting Board
A simple way to disinfect yourcutting board, is to wipe it down with vinegar. If the cutting board has deep grooves soak it in vinegar. The acid in the vinegar kills the germs and bacteria.
There are so many uses for vinegar from cooking to cleaning and what supports your frugality lifestyle more than to grab something that most of us have in the cupboard.
When we go outdoors we use duct tape to seal our pant legs and sleeves. Taping the ends of pant legs at shoes, sleeves at the wrist area will limit tick entrance points. We then will take a little bit of our homemade tick spray (16oz spray bottle of water with a 10ml of tea tree oil) and spray all clothing, focusing on the ankles.