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Microfiber Cloth Uses

Microfiber cloths are wonderfully amazing for cleaning. I went to the store a few months ago, saw the price of the pack of microfiber cloths in the cleaning aisle, and decided I could do without them. I then decided to check Amazon, and found this Microfiber 12-Pack of Cleaning Cloths for a much better price! You can also look in the automotive section of certain stores for the cheaper cloths that will work just as well.  I highly recommend microfiber cloths for green and frugal cleaning.  Here are some of the best uses I’ve come up with: Microfiber Cloth Uses -Window washing. This is probably my favorite use for the microfiber cloths.  What’s awesome about using them for window washing is that you don’t have to use any window cleaner.  You can just wet the cloth, wipe your mirrors or windows, and then use a dry cloth until the surface is dry.  Trust me, it works.  It will leave a streak free shine every time!  If you want to use a window cleaner, follow this glass cleaner recipe. -Dusting.  Microfiber […]

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Strawberry Leaf Tea

We have strawberries growing in our garden.  The delicious, juicy, organic berries taste more flavorful and amazing than any other strawberry I’ve tasted.  There’s something about going into our backyard and picking fresh strawberries and then eating them within seconds that is just wonderful.  Unfortunately, our strawberry raised bed is not very big, and it seems that every year we have many strawberry greens and leaves but not as many berries.  It is super sad, but not much I can do at the moment as we really don’t have any extra room to plant more strawberry plants. I don’t know what got in to me, but the other night I started wondering if the strawberry leaves are edible.  A quick search indicated that they are not only edible, but highly nutritious!  Imagine that, greens being good for you. I brought some of the leaves inside, boiled some water, and steeped the strawberry leaves in the water for about 15 minutes.  If you wanted a stronger tea, you could leave the mixture overnight in your refrigerator to maximize the benefits.  Yum! […]

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