Monday, May 16, 2011

Checking in, winner and the BEST weed killer!

Hey guys! I'm so sorry I haven't been around much or visiting any of you! We have been moving and this weekend all of our stuff will be out of the house. New tenants will be moving in on the 26th, so I will have to come back next week and get everything cleaned and ready for them. I just wanted to check in with you all! I was so surprised the other day, I won Debbie's chalk paint giveaway!! I am so excited! :) Cannot wait to use it. Also, this is sort of random but this is a really good recipe for killing weeds. We seem to have a lot them lately and they drive me nuts! My Grandpa actually told me about this. 

Here it is:
1 gallon of vinegar
1 cup of salt
2 tablespoons of dish soap

You poor out a cup of the vinegar and pour in the cup of salt and dish soap. Then you put the cup of vinegar back in and shake it up really good. I put mine into a spray bottle and just went around and sprayed all of them and I tell ya this stuff is MAGIC! The weeds were gone the next day. I was so shocked!! Love it and you cannot beat the price, I usually use pretty expensive weed killer and it doesn't work. 

Anyhow, that's all for today you guys. I will be back sometime next week I am sure. 

Have a great week!!


Kristens Creations said...

Hi Ally, thank you for your nice comment on my bookcases! I hope moving is going well...I'm sure it's a chore!

Thanks for linking to my party the other day! I'm excited about it and hope it works out.

I have a few places I could use that weed killer, might have to try it. Don't work to hard! Kristen

Liz said...

Great tip on the weed killer, thanks! I hope the move goes smoothly. I am thinking of you and can't wait to see you start decorating! XOXO ~Liz

Jen said...

Good luck with the move. Look forward to hearing from you soon. Jen :)

L said...

Congratualtions, Ally, on winning the chalk paint. How exciting! I can't wait to hear what you do with it. Seems like so many people love the chalk paint.
Thanks, for the recipe for the weed killer! Amazing that weeds can pop up with no water in one of the hottest parts of the country! lol

I hope things are going well with the move.

have a great day~L

Emelia DiCarlo said...

Thanks so much….we will user it, we purchased expensive weed killer and it seems to grow weeds! Much success on your move and my thoughts with you, Emelia.

Becca said...

So excited for you that you won !! You'll love it ... can't wait to see what you paint. And, thanks for the great tip about weed kill ... need to try this !! xo

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

We are going to try this for sure! thanks

laxsupermom said...

Congrats on the win! Great tip on the weed killer! I have a devil of a time keeping up with the weeds that want to grow through the cracks in the patio by the pool. Thanks for sharing.

Karen At Home said...

Good luck with the move Allyson!

Traci said...

I will definitely be trying the weed killer recipe! I spent quite awhile today sweating my butt off pulling weeds!!! Good luck with the move.

Judy@cutest-little-things said...

Ooo I can definitely use that weed killer recipe! Thanks for sharing!

Good luck with the move!



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