Everyone has one of those days where they trip, slip, drop something, land in something, or otherwise make a really gross mess. It’s bad enough in your own house (especially when you have to have people over and you’re trying to convince them you actually live like a human), but it’s way worse when it happens in someone else’s house. Yikes!
So here is a collection of simple tricks for getting out of any household jam, using things you probably already have. Make your space look decent for company! Clean up that spill before your host notices! Prove yourself to be the MacGyver of cleaning stuff and impress your friends and relatives!
#1. Clean Wooden or Bamboo cutting boards with lemon and salt
Lemons are your friend, too! Sprinkle wooden boards down coarse salt and run with a cut lemon. Rinse without soap and dry.
#2. Clean out a garbage disposal with vinegar ice and lemon
Mix 8 parts water and 1 part white vinegar and chopped lemon peel and freeze in an ice cube tray. When it’s frozen, drop it into the garbage disposal to clear out bits of food. The ice will sharpen the blades, the vinegar will sanitize them, and the lemons will help it smell better.