Keep Your ‘Fridge Fresh with Salt-Packed Citrus Peels.

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Um…the fridge funk. Everyone gets it, no one wants it, and that box of baking soda your grandma (and I) told you to keep in there doesn’t always kill it entirely.

As a fresh alternative, Paulina sent in this idea to TipNut: simply cut the fruit out of an orange (lemon, lime, tangelo, what have you) and fill the rind with salt. “The salt absorbs stale and nasty odors while the [orange peel’ releases a
fresh, orange smell.”

I’ma going to try to it tomorrow with my morning grapefruit. Continue Reading

10 Ways to Green Your Fridge.

Vegetarian Times offers 10 great tips to best steward your homes’ most beloved appliance. “According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, the average American
fridge uses around 1,383 kilowatt hours a year, which is 14 percent of
your household’s electrical needs and about $90 a year. But there are
simple steps you can take to lighten your refrigerator’s impact on your
wallet—and the environment. More importantly, many of these
changes—some large and some small—can cut down on the chemicals and
bacteria lingering in your fridge, which is healthier for everyone in
the house.”

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Mid-Century Furniture Magnets.

 

Snowden Flood knows how much you'd love to own all those classic mid-century furniture pieces like an Eames rocker, Arne Jacobsen swan chair, or a Eerio Saarinen pedestal Tulip chair. And they recognize how much it'd cost to buy each of them. Even those mini-versions from Vitra cost over $100.

So they've offerend a different option: Mid-century fridge magnets. They offer each of the designs mentioned above, plus a 3 legged table that sort looks like an Eames coffee table, and some unnamed lamp. Continue Reading