Air Freshener Hack

Do you want the Air Freshener smell but don’t want to have to spray it every 10 minutes?

Try this hack!

Tape a dryer sheet to your air conditioner vent.  Change it out when it looses its smell.

I prefer Gain Dryer Sheets Huge Box (#240) because I love how they smell and they tend to last a good while.

You can also put them in heat and a/c registers where the air blows out.  (Note:  Do NOT put them in the intake vents.  The last thing you want is a dryer sheet accidentally coming loose and clogging up your heating system.)

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Or use them in your car vents instead of those expensive clip-ons!

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Maybe even put a few on the back of your fan!

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Long John Silvers Fish -recipe

The worst thing about eating out is the cost it can rack up quite quickly.

What if I told you that you could make those same meals at home?!?!

When you make this recipe at home, you can use any fish that you like. Long John Silver’s uses Wild-caught Alaskan Cod.

For frying, I used vegetable oil. I used my T-fal FR8000 Oil Filtration Ultimate EZ Clean Easy to clean 3.5-Liter Fry Basket Stainless Steel Immersion Deep Fryer. I like it because it regulates the heat very well, and it has a filter so you can reuse the oil.

I do have some tips on technique.   Make sure your fish pieces are no more than 3 ounces, when the fish is heavier it will immediately sink in the oil, and the batter may wrap itself around the heating elements of your fryer.  If you are simply using a pot to heat your oil in, this may not be an issue.  I like to raise and lower the battered fish pieces a few times when I lower them into the oil, this way the batter can cook just a little, and the expansion of the batter is less troublesome.  It isn’t difficult to do at all, but this batter does expand while cooking, it is one of the characteristics that makes this batter so unique.






 

 

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds cod sliced into 3 ounce pieces (you can use other types of fish)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 16 ounces club soda
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

If you are not using a fryer, heat up 8 cups of vegetable oil in a heavy pot until the temperature reaches 350 degrees. Make the batter by combining flour, corn starch, sugar, salt, baking powder, baking soda, onion salt, paprika, ground black pepper. Stir to combine all dry ingredients. Add club soda to dry ingredients. The batter will foam, continue to stir.

Drop pieces of fish into the batter. Coat fish with batter, drop into hot oil. Fry fish for 2 to 3 minutes or until the batter is golden and the fish pieces begin to float to the top of the oil. Drain fish on a wire rack.




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Get Stuff For FREE!

Here is a website you might not have heard of before!

It’s an Auction website but you use points instead of money.  You sell stuff you don’t want any longer for points then use those points to buy someone else’s item!

It’s called Listia and you can check it out —> here <—

Join through my link and you will get 1,000 credits (points) when you sign up just so you can check it out!

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It says “Start with 500 Credits” BUT if you use MY LINK to join you’ll start with 1,000 credits!

 

Cereal Boxes Modified!

Don’t let those old cereal boxes go to waste!  Make a storage organizer out of them!  Keep some for yourself or give away as gifts.  These will be a hit!

Step 1:  Glue cereal boxes together

Step 2:  Wrap tape around boxes.

Step 3:  Wrap boxes with decorative wrapping paper.

 

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Save Money With This Dryer TIP

Most people rely on their washer and dryer to clean clothes.  Most of those same people have no idea they could save money when it comes to their dryer!  Let me tell you how.

Take the lent trap out of your dryer and scrape or vacuum all the lent out of it.  Now take it over to the sink and run some water over the top of it.  If the water pools up on top of the screen, not only are you throwing money out the door (or dryer vent in this case) but your reducing the “life” of your dryer itself.dryer2

If water can’t get through the screen part of the lent trap then neither can air; which doesn’t happen to be optional when it comes to drying clothes.

Now that we’ve identified the problem, how do we fix it?   It’s a lot easier than you think.  All you need is some dish soap and either a scrub brush or tooth brush.soap-and-brush

Rub some dish soap on your hands then spread it around the screen.  Then use the brush to clean the screen.  After you’re done, rinse well with water.

You will now notice the water no longer pools on top of the screen.  It goes through the screen like it should.

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Give your lent trap time to dry completely before sticking it back into the dryer for use.

I do this every 1-2 months.

 

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Save Money & Time

If you use the desktop versions of Chrome, Firefox, or Opera you can save money and time on your online purchases!

It’s super easy and takes only a few seconds to set up!

 

Install the Chrome extension HONEY and every time you go to “check out” while making an online purchase it will scan the internet instantly and apply the best coupon or promo code for you!

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What are you waiting on?  Get it NOW!

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School DIY Ideas (Washi)

If you’ve never heard of Washi tape before; be ready to have your mind blown!  This incredible arts and craft tape known as Washi is amazing and you can do almost anything with it!

Here are some cool ideas to make your back to school adventure unique and more personal!

You will need:  (Click on each item for CHEAP deals.)

Washi Tape (15 mm wide or larger is recommended)

White Craft Paint

Craft Knife

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