and Useful Tips!
Heat up leftover pizza in a non-stick
skillet on top of the stove,
set heat to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust
crispy. No soggy micro pizza. I saw this on the cooking
channel and it really works.
Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag. Seal, mash till
they are all broken up. Add remainder of ingredients, reseal,
keep mashing it up mixing thoroughly, cut the tip of the
baggy, squeeze mixture into egg. Just throw bag away when
done easy clean up.
When you buy a container of cake frosting from the store,
whip it with your mixer for a few minutes. You can double
it in size. You get to frost more cake/cupcakes with the
same amount. You also eat less sugar/calories per serving.
To warm biscuits, pancakes, or muffins that were refrigerated,
place them in a microwave with a cup of water. The increased
moisture will keep the food moist and help it reheat faster.
Start putting in your plants; work the nutrients in your
newspapers put layers around the plants overlapping as you
go cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get
through some gardening plastic they will not get through
Linda, Monmouth Jct.., NJ
Use a dry cotton ball to pick up little broken glass pieces
glass- the fibers catch ones you can't see!
Place a dryer sheet in your pocket. It will keep the mosquitoes
Diane, Moran, SC
To keep squirrels from eating your plants sprinkle your
plants with cayenne pepper. The cayenne pepper doesn't hurt
the plant and the squirrels won't come near it.
To get something out of a heat register or under the fridge
add an empty paper towel roll or empty gif wrap roll to
your vacuum. It can be bent or flattened to get in narrow
Pin a small safety pin to the seam of your slip and you
have a clingy skirt or dress. Same thing works with slacks
that cling when wearing panty hose. Place pin in seam of
slacks and - voila - static is gone.
Pam, Maple Rapids,
Before you pour sticky substances into a measuring cup,
fill it with hot water. Dump out the hot water, but don't
dry the cup. Next, add your ingredient, such as peanut butter,
and watch how easily it comes right out.
Hate foggy windshields? Buy a chalkboard eraser and keep
it in the glove box of your car. When the windows fog, rub
with the eraser! Works better than a cloth!
If you seal an envelope and then realize you forgot to include
something inside, just place your sealed envelope in the
freezer for an hour or two. Voila! It unseals easily.
Use your hair conditioner
to shave your legs. It's a lot cheaper
than shaving cream and leaves your legs really smooth. It's
also a great way to use up the conditioner you bought but
didn't like when you tried it in your hair...
To get rid of pesky fruit flies, take a small glass fill
with Apple Cider Vinegar and 2 drops of dishwashing liquid,
mix well. You will find those flies drawn to the cup and
Birch Run, MI
Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat
it, take it "home," & can't digest it so it
kills them. It may take a week or so, esp. if it rains,
but it works & you don't have the worry about pets or
small children being harmed!
baby powder to the beach
Keep a small bottle of baby powder in your beach bag. When
your ready to leave the beach sprinkle yourself and kids
with the powder and the sand will slide right off your skin.
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