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Digital Photos? How to Make Them Last!

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Even though we e-mail so many of our digital photos, we also print them out. With the holidays coming up, picture taking will be part of every event, so here are some Heloise Hints on how to save and protect […]

Out of Silver Polish?

posted by eolsen

If you have run out of silver cleaning polish, and you need to clean a sterling silver or silver-plated item, here are two Heloise Home Hints that will do the job in a pinch. Give them a try: 1. If […]

Halloween Tasty Treats on the Cheap

posted by eolsen

If you don’t want to buy pricey Halloween candies or treats to give out, you can create tasty, fun and less expensive homemade treats. Here are two recipes: QUICKIE RICE CEREAL TREATS This child favorite, no-cook recipe requires only 2 […]

Save Money Making Your Own Cleaners

posted by eolsen

You can easily mix your own household cleaners, which will be just as effective as expensive commercial cleaners. And you will use products you already have in your pantry or cleaning closet. Here are the Heloise Handy Homestyle Formulas. Multipurpose […]

Reusing Coffee Cans

posted by eolsen

Don’t throw out empty metal coffee cans and lids because they are sturdy containers that can be used in a variety of ways around your home. After you have cleaned and dried them well, here are Heloise Hints to repurpose […]

Indoor Air Pollution?

posted by eolsen

Yes, the air in your home can definitely become polluted from house dust, mites, molds, mildew, animal dander, bacteria and insects. Here are steps you can take to limit or eliminate indoor air pollution: 1. Control the humidity level in […]

Appliance Needs Repairs?

posted by eolsen

Home appliances, as we learn, do break down and require repairs, which can be costly, particularly if the appliance warranty has expired. Keep the booklets that come with new appliances (or check on line) because you can look at the […]

Ice Cream Toppings

posted by eolsen

Ice cream of any kind is a favorite family dessert—all year long! You can basically buy vanilla and chocolate and add a variety of toppings to give them an extra yummy kick while saving money also. Here are several tasty […]

Killing Kitchen Odors

posted by eolsen

When cooking certain foods, the kitchen can fill with big stinky smells. Here are Heloise Hints to help you abolish some of the most common stinks: 1. When you boil, sauté or fry foods like broccoli, fish or cabbage, put […]

Don’t Toss T-Shirt Memories

posted by eolsen

If your children have lots of T-shirts that they have outgrown or don’t want to wear any more, don’t throw them out. They offer memories of fun times the family has had taking trips or going to sporting or musical […]

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Digital Photos? How to Make Them Last!
Even though we e-mail so many of our digital photos, we also print them out. With the holidays coming up, picture taking will be part of every event, so here are some Heloise Hints on how to save and protect the photos and memories captured in them: 1. If you print pictures using an ink-jet print

posted 8:00:07am Oct. 20, 2014 | read full post »

Out of Silver Polish?
If you have run out of silver cleaning polish, and you need to clean a sterling silver or silver-plated item, here are two Heloise Home Hints that will do the job in a pinch. Give them a try: 1. If the silver isn’t too badly tarnished, just wash it by squirting a good hand dishwashing liquid on

posted 8:00:17am Oct. 17, 2014 | read full post »

Halloween Tasty Treats on the Cheap
If you don’t want to buy pricey Halloween candies or treats to give out, you can create tasty, fun and less expensive homemade treats. Here are two recipes: QUICKIE RICE CEREAL TREATS This child favorite, no-cook recipe requires only 2 ingredients: a box of rice cereal and a jar of marshmallow

posted 8:00:38am Oct. 16, 2014 | read full post »

Save Money Making Your Own Cleaners
You can easily mix your own household cleaners, which will be just as effective as expensive commercial cleaners. And you will use products you already have in your pantry or cleaning closet. Here are the Heloise Handy Homestyle Formulas. Multipurpose Cleaner To remove grease and grime: Mix

posted 8:00:05am Oct. 15, 2014 | read full post »

Reusing Coffee Cans
Don’t throw out empty metal coffee cans and lids because they are sturdy containers that can be used in a variety of ways around your home. After you have cleaned and dried them well, here are Heloise Hints to repurpose them as is or you can give them a quick coat of spray paint like I do: 1. S

posted 8:00:03am Oct. 14, 2014 | read full post »


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