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How To : Clean with baking soda

When it comes to household versatility, baking soda is king. Here are just some of the many cleaning uses for baking soda. Cleaning tips: You Will Need: * Baking soda * Water * A sponge * A vacuum * Salt * White vinegar * Laundry detergent * A cotton swab * A toothbrush * A b ...more

How To : Whip up an acne-fighting baking soda face mask

Baking soda is like a miracle in a box. Whether you need to clean a doggy doo doo stain on your carpet, need to deodorize your refridgerator, or need an all-natural face scrub, baking soda has a cure for it all. Simply check out this DIY skin care video to learn how to destro ...more

How To : Make a Fire Snake from Sugar & Baking Soda

A fire snake, also referred to as a black snake or sugar snake, is a classic science experiment you can do right in your own kitchen using a baking soda and sugar mixture and a fuel to ignite the reaction. When the baking soda gets hot, it makes carbon dioxide gas. The pressu ...more

How To : Make invisible ink with baking soda and water

Now you see it, now you don't! Team up with the science sleuths of A-TV to make your own invisible ink. To follow along, you'll need these materials: baking soda paper water light bulb and light cotton swabs paint brush measuring cup grape juice concentrate The steps for th ...more

How To : Clean silver with baking soda and aluminum foil

If you've been wondering how to clean your silver, this video will show you a simple way to do it using products you have laying around. To do this, you will need baking soda, aluminum foil, hot water, and your dirty silver of course. First heat up water so it's close to boili ...more

How To : Clean the bathroom with baking soda and vinegar

Learn how you can clean your bathroom without chemicals. Just use white vinegar and baking soda and a little elbow grease and you can get that bathroom spotless. Watch this how to video and you can clean your whole bathroom with all natural products you find in your pantry.

How To : Whiten your teeth with baking soda, salt & lime

If you've been wanting whiter teeth, you don't need expensive whitening strips. Watch this video to learn from BlackOnyx how you can just use simple mixtures to remove stains from your teeth. There are two methods to try. You can do a baking soda and water mixture, or a salt a ...more

How To : Treat and prevent heartburn with baking soda

Everyone has suffered from heartburn at one time or another. Learn how to treat heartburn with home remedies from Pharmacologist Joe Graedon. Watch as he shows you how baking soda can help neutralize the acid in your stomach. If you suffer from high blood pressure consider usi ...more

How To : Make a homemade carpet freshener with baking soda

Learn some helpful tips on how to keep your how smelling nice and fresh everyday. Make your own carpet deodorizer and refresh your it using only natural, common and safe ingredients. Try mixing in baking soda and your favorite scent to a cleaner house.

How To : Make a baking soda volcano project

In this video, we learn how to make a homemade volcano. You will need: 6 cups of all purpose flour, 2 cups of salt, 4 tablespoons of cooking oil, an empty plastic soda bottle, dish washing liquid, food coloring (optional), vinegar, 2 tablespoons of baking soda, a cooking pan, ...more

How To : Get rid of pimples with baking soda

Unlike other slow methods of clearing up acne, this method of getting rid of pimples is supposed to work almost instantly! By simply using a mixture of baking soda and water and stirring until it forms a paste, you should apply the mixture to your face or other areas, which ar ...more

How To : Bake Irish soda bread

Irish soda bread is a sweet and flakey bread that you can make in no time at all. Just a few simple ingredients wheat & white flour, butter,lowfat butter milk and some golden raisins. This bread also freezes well.

How To : 5 Easy Tips for Keeping Your Smile Pearly White

Keep your smile pearly white without buying a teeth-whitening kit or making an expensive visit to the doctor's office. One popular home remedy is to add a little bit of baking soda to your tooth paste on a weekly basis when you brush your teeth. (Do not do this more than once ...more

How To : Turn Spaghetti into Ramen

Ramen has always been a go-to meal for frugal foodies, college students, and anyone else who loves a soothing, cheap, and easy meal. And while instant ramen is delicious (and can easily be improved), making a simple homemade ramen is even better, and nearly as easy. Most peop ...more

How To : Soothe heartburn

Waking up in the middle of the night with heartburn is no fun. Fortunately, there are some simple remedies for fast heartburn relief. Watch this video to learn how to soothe heartburn. Step 1. Stand up immediately The fastest way to get rid of heartburn is to stand up. Heart ...more

How To : Make your own kitty litter

Hard economic times making it tricky to buy all that cat litter? Now you can make your own using old newspaper and baking soda. It might be a little time consuming but if you have an evening to kill, spend it making some homemade cat litter. Why buy the stuff when you can whi ...more

How To : Make a cabbage indicator

Join the A-TV science superstars and find out how to make a cabbage indicator to determine whether a substance is an acid or alkali. To make your own cabbage test, you'll need the following materials: red cabbage boiling pot of water strainer small clear cups medicine droppe ...more

How To : Clean a sink drain

A clogged drain is not only an unpleasant but seems to happen at the most inconvenient time. Good thing there is a simple way to unclog most minor stoppages with a few household products. Be your own plumber and keep those drains free and flowing. Keep your sink drain flowing ...more

How To : Make the Best Kitchen Multi-purpose Cleaner

Think you have a stain on your stove or countertop that just won't come off? Think again! This simple trick will have your kitchen surfaces gleaming in no time! Supplies Dish soap Baking soda Sponge Pour a small amount of dish soap on the stain. This can get VERY sudsy if ...more

How To : Make snow bases for your miniatures

The materials you will need to add snow and other details to the base of your miniature game figure are white tacky or craft glue, super glue, a few small rocks or pebbles, coarse turf, a small paint brush, and baking soda. Begin by using the super glue to apply a few rocks to ...more

How To : Remove household odors

Life stinks. Literally. Daily living leads to lots of lingering smells. Household odors from cooking, kids, pets, bathrooms, and guests can accumulate. Get rid of them with some simple remedies. You Will Need *Baking soda *Essential oil *Cotton balls *Plastic containers *Lem ...more

How To : 5 Baking Substitutions Every Home Cook Should Know

Few things in life are as relaxing and enjoyable as baking. When I'm having a bad day, I make cookies. When I'm stressed out, I bake a cake. When I have a free Sunday with nothing to do but listen to music and drink coffee, I bake a tart or a batch of cupcakes. True, much of ...more

How To : Naturally Deodorize a Stinky Garbage Disposal

Things smell, and whether or not those things smell good or not is up to you. For lingering food odors on your hands, try using stainless steel or coffee grounds to remove the stench. To de-stink smelly jars, use mustard and water. For cutting boards, use lemons and salt, and ...more

How To : Make "Hot Ice" with Sodium Acetate Crystals

If you've ever used a heating pad or hand warmer, you essentially know what "hot ice" is. It's supersaturated sodium acetate, and it's actually fairly easy to make at home out of sodium acetate crystals. You can also make it out of vinegar and baking soda (directions at the bo ...more

How To : Clean sterling silver effortlessly

Have some dirty silver laying around the house? Not sure how to get that sterling silver sparkling like it's brand new? Use this easy method to clean tarnished silver. What you will need: • A glass, heat-proof dish or pan • Aluminum foil • Baking soda • Boiling water • A ...more

How To : Clean your coffee maker

Make your coffee maker sparkle with these easy tips. This Howcast video presents a helpful guide on cleaning your coffee maker. You Will Need * A drip coffee maker * White vinegar * Ice cubes * Table salt or rock salt * Dishwasher detergent * A dish brush * Baking soda * Alka ...more

How To : Get grease stains out of fabric

Don’t panic if you spill grease on your clothes or the couch. Start tackling it instead. Learn how to get grease stains out of fabric with this how to video. You Will Need * Salt, baking soda, cornstarch, or talcum powder * A gentle brush, like a pastry brush * Colorless dish ...more

How To : Get rid of dandruff with home remedies

Afraid to wear black because of your dandruff problem? There are many ways to cure dandruff so don’t give up hope. Try the home remedies and if you need to there is always medicated shampoos for the problem. Don’t be embarrassed by your itchy, peeling scalp. Follow these tips ...more

How To : Caramelize Onions in Half the Time

Caramelized onions are one of those ingredients you can add that immediately makes any dish feel a little fancier. They have that delicious savory-sweet combination, they're great in almost anything, and they're surprisingly easy to pull off at home. So why don't more people m ...more

How To : Make brown sugar cocoa fudge icing

In this video, we learn how to make brown sugar cocoa fudge icing. You will need: 2 c brown sugar, 1 stick butter, 4 tbsp cocoa, 4 tbsp milk, 1 tsp vanilla extract, and 1 tsp baking soda. To start, mix all the ingredients except the baking soda in a saucepan and mix until well ...more

How To : Unclog a slow moving drain without a plumber

To unclog a drain without the help of a plumber you will need 1/2 of a cup of baking soda and 1/2 of a cup of white vinegar. Pour the baking soda down the drain. Next, pour the vinegar down the drain. It will react with the baking soda and bubble up. Then, close the drain and ...more

How To : Make sodium acetate with homemade items

In this tutorial, we learn how to make sodium acetate. First, pour a bottle of vinegar into a large pot on a stove. Next, add in baking soda slowly until it is completely dissolved into the vinegar. Stop adding the baking soda once the mixture doesn't bubble anymore. Now, turn ...more

How To : Get Natural, Sparkling White Teeth on the Cheap

You Want White Teeth Without Expensive Over-The-Counter Products? Here's An Inexpensive, Effective Solution. Everywhere you look there are products for whitening teeth. You could spend a fortune on products you have to use everyday. This tutorial will show you a natural, inex ...more

How To : Activate leavening agents

Baking powder, baking soda, and yeast, what do those things mean? In this how to video Chef Paul explains different leavening agents and their uses. Watch and learn the difference between baking soda and baking powder and how to activate them. Keep watching and see how to acti ...more

How To : Make Irish soda bread with Julia Child

In this "Baking with Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make Irish soda bread. It is a quick bread with four ingredients: flour, salt, baking soda and buttermilk. Must bake the bread immediately after mixing buttermilk with baking soda. Make Irish soda bread with ...more

How To : Make a fire extinguisher

In this classic Science Experiment tutorial video, we douse a flame with nothing more than the Carbon Dioxide given off by our homemade Fire Extinguisher. The science experiment of making a fire extinguisher in your home requires only the following: a candle and bowl, baking ...more

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