Whitesburg KY

Heres a Tip



• If you have a linoleum floor and get scuff marks a lot, try this trick from the pros: Take a regular tennis ball and cut a small “X” into one side. Push the top of your broom through the “X.” Now, when you are sweeping, you can turn your broom over and just lightly rub the scuff mark away with the tennis ball. It’s simple.

• Experts say the best way to get your dose of daily exercise is to roll right out of bed to it. Leave a pair of sneakers at your bedside instead of slippers, and wake up to a 30-minute session of walking.

• “I love to cook, but it’s just me most nights. Did you know that you can separate items in a large casserole dish by creating a thin “log” of wadded up aluminum foil, then covering the whole dish with foil. It basically creates two (or more) sections in a glass baking dish. This way I can bake a nice piece of fish and roast veggies or whatever, all in the same dish.” — J.K. in Pennsylvania

• “Add a little baking powder to your mashed potatoes when mixing. It makes them extra fluffy. My mom is famous for her mashed potatoes, and this is her secret!” — R.E. in Maine

• And here’s a tip you can enjoy with those fluffy mashed potatoes, courtesy of V. in Illinois: “Add two nice dashes of soy sauce to your gravy for instant greatness.”

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