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Cleaning Children’s Toys

Children = dirt and germs.  Just ask any parent.  But when cleaning do you want to use chemicals or a cleaning solution that has been around ‘forever’?

You have probably heard of running vinegar through your coffee machine to clean it out.  You don’t want soap stuck in the tubing and ending up with soapy coffee, LOL!  What do you do with that hot vinegar-water?

I use it to clean!

Hot vinegar water does a wonderful job on any tough job, and it is pet/child safe.  Grab a pair of rubber gloves and off we go!  Here are before and after shots of Ms. Diva’s favorite noisy toy.

Before…

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After…

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Much better! 

What do you use hot vinegar water to clean?

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  1. You were too sweet to comment on my tearfully written post about missing my family. I never considered family could be a stumbling block until a mentor told me about being on mission in Australia as his grandfather passed. It broke my heart, but clicked on the 'duh' moment.
    I too have moments of wanting to tell God, hey wait a second, can't I grow up before we all go to heaven? It makes me trust in Him even more. Phew.
    Thanks for sharing! It really means a lot! :) And on a side note, my mom, and maybe dad, are visiting me on Wednesday! yay!

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  2. I am a huge vinagar user - I even used it to rinse my hair - cheaper and no chemicals and it works the same. RV living is more cleaning and I just put a sprayer on my vinagar bottle and go to town. It works for getting rid of bad smells too...
    Great article and listen people because she knows what she is talking about!!

    Evielynne

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  3. newest follower from the hop...congrats on your followers :) Great blog here! I have heard vinegar is great to clean things, but never tried it! Thanks for posting this!

    Love your blog design too :)

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