This fun, practical and surprising volume offers over 2000 ingenious ways to save money and time using common household items. Did you know that you can polish your shoes with toothpaste? Or use bicarbonate of soda to control dandruff? Or keep aphids off rosebushes with banana peel? Or that there are 180 uses for vinegar? In this amazing book, find out thousands of amazing ways to use ordinary household products to restore, replace, repair or revive practically everything in and around your home, or to pamper yourself and entertain your children. Also included are hundreds of fascinating anecdotes and helpful hints – some offer advice and warnings about buying or using certain items, while others are just plain fun, providing quirky historical information about the invention or origin of products.