M/D HANDY HELPFUL HOUSEHOLD HINT

To slow the tarnishing process of silver, place a piece of chalk in your silver chest or drawer. The chalk will absorb moisture and your silver will not tarnish so quickly.

M/D HANDY HELPFUL HOUSEHOLD HINT

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A great way to get your stainless steel sink to look brand new - after cleaning and drying the sink put some lemon oil or pledge on a paper towel and coat the entire surface of the sink. It will look brand new! Of course, once it is used again, the lemon oil will vanish and your sink will look the way it did before. But it is great if you are having company, and want a shiny sink. 

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.