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Tip of the Week - Aug. 21
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You'll save a bundle on cleaning your car if you use your own elbow grease and homemade cleaners.

There's nothing more fun for the kiddos than putting on their bathing suits and heading out to the driveway with a bucket of warm soapy water and a sponge. Adults can take care of the grime around chrome and windshields using a wet sponge and baking soda.

Don't forget to wipe down those windows inside and out with vinegar. Just apply to a wet rag and wipe.
For the interior of your car, use a vinegar and water mixture to lift odors out of seats and floors.

For stains, mix laundry detergent with water and hand scrub. Blot out moisture with a dry cloth. You'll have that new car smell and shine in no time with a little time, effort and frugal thinking!

Mama Bee writes a daily blog about frugal living. You can email her at