practical and helpful ideas to help spruce up your home and =
kitchen. Some from Martha, too.]
MARTHA’S WAY #16: =
Don’t throw out all that leftover wine. Freeze into ice cubes for =
future use in casseroles and sauces.
MY WAY: =
Leftover wine? Not familiar with that phrase.
WAY #17: If you have a problem opening jars: Try using latex dishwashing =
gloves. They give a non-slip grip that makes opening jars =
MY WAY: Put =
arm in a sling and go ask the very cute neighbor to do =
WAY #18: Potatoes will take food stains off your fingers. Just =
slice and rub raw potato on the stains and rinse with =
MY WAY: Mashed =
potatoes will now be replacing the antibacterial soap in the handy =
dispenser next to my sink.
WAY #19+ Now look what you can do with =
Clean a toilet. Drop in two Alka-Seltzer tablets, wait twenty =
minutes, brush and flush. The citric acid and effervescent action =
clean vitreous china.
Clean a vase. To remove a stain from the bottom of a glass vase or =
cruet, fill with water and drop in two Alka-Seltzer =
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 =
MY WAY: Put =
your jewelry, vases, and thermos in the toilet. Add =
some Alka-Seltzer and you have solved a whole bunch of problems at =
once. [person note from experience: do not accidentally flush =
while following this simple process]
Dr Bob Griffin =
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