• You can both marinate and tenderize beef with oil and vinegar dressing. Add spices and apply to meat on both sides, or put all ingredients in a zipper-close bag and turn often. Allow to combine at room temperature for 30 minutes, or in the refrigerator for several hours, before grilling or broiling.
• “After you’ve cleaned out the gliders of your sliding glass door, run over the parts with a little paraffi n wax. It will protect the moving parts and quiet the door.” — P.J. in Oregon
• “Spray paint makes it easy and cheap to change the look of your picture frames. In fact, I collect frames from yard sales and thrift shops for this purpose. They are very easy to paint, and look fresh and new when you’re done.” — A.A. in Florida
• If your dog likes a treat of moistened dry food from time to time, use the water from cooking vegetables. It has a bit of flavor and some vitamins, too!
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