10.2.17

Candle Wax Drips on Wooden Dining Table

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Candle Wax Drips on Wooden Dining Table
  • To remove, carefully scrape off with dull side of a knife. Then apply the appropriate wood cleaner. You may have to give more than one application to do the job.
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7.2.17

Garage Lighting Not the Best?

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Garage Lighting Not the Best?
  • To avoid running into objects, apply reflector tape on any item that might be in the way or close to a walkway. Try to always have a clear path.
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4.2.17

Other Uses for an Ironing Board - Tips

Other Uses for an Ironing Board - Tips
  • Repurpose the board by covering it with a plastic or cloth sheet, depending on what you're doing, to be an adjustable worktable for wrapping gifts or making crafts.

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.