To keep lint and dist off glass table tops, wash them in a solution of warm water and fabric softener. Add one tablespoon of fabric softener to one quart of warm water. The fabric softener will clean the glass and will keep lint from gathering (also good for TV screens and computers).
When corks are too large to go into a bottle, toss them into hot water for a few moments and they will soften.
Instead of using expensive lime removers for toilets and bathroom fixtures, try hydrogen peroxide first; it can do the job at a fraction of the cost.
To remove permanent marker from appliances and counter tops, use rubbing alcohol on a paper towel.
Toss a few old bath towels into the wash with a shower curtain. The towels will rub off all traces of soap scum and dirt. Hang shower curtains back up right out of the wash.
When you go to bed at night, place flower arrangements into the refrigerator, making the flowers last much longer. Be careful that your refrigerator doesn't get below 35*.