Bronze cleaner - Dissolve 1 tsp salt in 1 cup white vinegar. Add enough flour to make a paste. Apply paste to bronze and let sit for 15 minutes to 1 hour. Rinse with clean, warm water and polish dry.
Ear infections - Prevent external ear infections by instilling one or two drops of an (isopropyl) alcohol/vinegar solution into each ear after snorkeling or diving. Mix equal parts of alcohol and white vinegar.
Fruits and vegetables - Stow apples and potatoes together to prevent potatoes from sprouting.
Fruits and vegetables - Wrap vegetables and fruits individually in newspaper to prolong freshness.
* These ideas are not mine and have been gleaned from many sources.