Mum Shares Three Simple Tips To Banish Odours And Make Your Kitchen Smell Amazing In MINUTES


Melbourne mum-of-two, Chantel Mila, has three go-to techniques to keep unwanted smells from her kitchen 

In a recent TikTok video ‘ Mama Mila ‘ cleaning the fridge properly, with a mix of vinegar, water and vanilla extract is key to a nice smelling home

Chantel boils vinegar, a sliced lemon and water in a pot and lets the steam do its work.

The final tip is for the dishwasher.

Chantel takes a sliced lemon and places it in the dishwasher before putting on a cycle.

Chantel uses vanilla and vinegar as a deoderiser in her fridge and lemon and vinegar to banish cooking smells

She also uses lemon in her dishwasher to keep it smelling good

She says the final trick not only improves the smell of the dishwasher but makes plates shine as well which is an added bonus. 

Mama Mila has 470,000 followers on TikTok and 231,000 on Instagram.

How can I make Mama Mila’s deoderising spray? 


  •  1 cup of warm water
  • 1/4 cup of white vinegar 
  •  2 tsp of vanilla extract


Pour your warm water, vinegar and vanilla extract into a spray bottle. Spray directly onto your fridge shelves and walls. 

Wipe off with a microfibre cloth to reduce streaking.

Repeat as needed (generally fortnightly).


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