M/D HANDY HELPFUL HOUSEHOLD HINT

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Pull bananas apart before displaying them in your fruit bowl. If you leave them connected at the stem, they’ll ripen faster and go brown quicker.

M/D HANDY HELPFUL HOUSEHOLD HINT

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Before storing clothes that have been dry cleaned, remove them from the plastic bag, as the bag may cause clothes to yellow.                                                                

M/D HANDY HELPFUL HOUSEHOLD HINT

If the tip of your shoe lace becomes frayed snip off the frayed end. Then paint or dip the end of the shoe lace into clear nail polish and let it dry. Good as new!                                                                                              

M/D HANDY HELPFUL HOUSEHOLD HINT

To prevent soggy salads, place an inverted saucer in the bottom of the salad bowl. The excess liquid will drain off under the saucer and the salad stays fresh and crisp.

M/D HANDY HELPFUL HOUSEHOLD HINT

To ripen a pineapple, cut off top, remove skin and slice. Place in a pot and cover with water, sweeten to taste, boil for 5 minutes, cool and refrigerate.

M/D HANDY HELPFUL HOUSEHOLD HINT

Save money by buying the least expensive dishwasher soap, then add a few teaspoons of vinegar to the dishwasher. The vinegar cuts the grease and leaves the dishes spot-free and sparkling.

M/D HANDY HELPFUL HOUSEHOLD HINT

To remove coffee stains from cups or mugs, take a lemon rind and sprinkle salt on white side and rub stained cups or mugs with it. Then wash and rinse.