How to Make Soap Savers out of Produce Bags

Scraps of soap in a mesh bag

A Vinegar Home “Double Duty” Tip Whenever I bring a mesh produce bag home from the grocery store, I gather up my half-used bars of soap and make a homemade “soap saver.” These little mesh bundles are great for hand washing and keep soap scraps from dissolving into a puddle.  You can make a soap […]

8 Tips to Keep Fruit Flies Out of Your Kitchen

Fruit fly trap on a kitchen counter

A hard-working kitchen, stocked with lots of fresh produce, is an inviting gathering place for both humans and fruit flies alike. To keep flying pests at bay, I keep less produce outside of the refrigerator during the summer months, but I still keep some things out such as fruit, some herbs, fresh-picked tomatoes, squash, fresh […]