Whitesburg KY

Now here’s a tip

• Remove mineral deposits from shower fixtures by removing them and boiling them in straight white vinegar for 15 minutes. Allow it to cool and then scrub with a brush. Rinse and reattach.

• Make a paste of cream of tartar and hydrogen peroxide to remove rust stains from sinks or bathtubs.

• “ To keep my preschooler organized when it comes time to get dressed, I fold outfits together and store them that way in his dresser. I use stickers on the drawers to show what kind of outfits it contains. For instance, long sleeves and pants are in the “snowfl ake” drawer, and regular jeans and T-shirts are in another drawer. Pajamas are in a drawer with big Z’s and a moon.” — P.C. in Oregon

• Recycle milk cartons by filling a couple with sand and storing them in your car. You can use this to add traction if you get stuck in the snow.

• “Spritz the heels and toes of your pantyhose with hairspray to help them last longer and have less runs. This has worked for me for 30 years.” — L.B. in Georgia

• “Rid carpets of static cling by mixing eight ounces of water and three tablespoons of liquid fabric softener in a spray bottle. Spray as needed.” — E.M. in Pennsylvania

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