17.10.16

Look For Canned Good Sales


Look For Canned Good Sales
  • When you are shopping, pay attention to store sales on canned goods. Always stock up because canned goods that are stored properly in a cool dry place can last for 18 to 24 months or longer. It's a good way to save money on your grocery budget.
 

15.10.16

Alka Seltzer Tips [15-10-16]

Alka Seltzer Tips
  • Polish jewelry. Drop two Alka Seltzer tablets into a glass of water and immerse the jewelry for two minutes.
  • Clean a thermos bottle. Fill the bottle with water, drop in four Alka Seltzer tablets, and let soak for an hour (or longer, if necessary).
  • Unclog a drain. Clear the sink drain by dropping three Alka Seltzer tablets down the drain followed by a cup of Heinz White Vinegar. Wait a few minutes, then run the hot water.
  • A little lemon and seltzer will remove those pesky ink stains after you've been fingerprinted
 

12.10.16

Stained hankies

Stained hankies
  • Soak stained hankies in salt water before washing
 

9.7.16

Keeping Raw Onions Crisp


Keeping Raw Onions Crisp
  • The day before you need to use them, cut onions into slices and place in a glass jar with cold water. Cover and refrigerate. If you want to lessen the potency of the onions, change the water at least once. Dry on paper towels before putting on burgers on in salads.
 

6.7.16

Make a Chocolate Sauerkraut Surprise Cake


Make a Chocolate Sauerkraut Surprise Cake
  • Really! Simply add one-half to two-thirds cup of chopped sauerkraut, which has been rinsed and drained, to a boxed chocolate cake mix. Follow the directions on the package for making the cake and then add the sauerkraut. It may take a bit longer to bake, so double-check it to make certain it's done.
 

7.5.16

When You Fry with Butter


When You Fry with Butter

  • Before adding the butter to the pan, put a tad of vegetable oil in the bottom first. The will help make the butter brown instead of burning
 

28.4.16

For icy door

 
For icy door
  • For icy door steps in freezing temperatures: get warm water and put Dawn dishwashing liquid in it. Pour it all over the steps. They won't refreeze.

14.4.16

Testing Cake To See If It's Done


Testing Cake To See If It's Done

  • If you have a puffy cake and a toothpick is too short to do the job, use a piece of raw spaghetti instead. It works just fine! And in an emergency you can also use them as candles for a birthday cake!