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Now here’s a tip

• On Sale in May: Gardening supplies, jewelry (specifically silver jewelry), outdoor furniture, televisions, mattresses, luggage and home-maintenance items.

• “To remove scratches from CDs and DVDs, use plain white toothpaste (Pepsodent works great). Buff out scratch with a very soft cloth, such as a cloth used to clean eyeglasses.” – L.W. in Michigan

• “If you use canned shaving cream, you can keep rust from staining your porcelain counters in the bathroom by coating the bottom with clear nail polish.” – J.C. in Florida

• “Put three or four Alka-Seltzer into a clogged drain with a cup of vinegar. Wait 15 minutes and run hot water. You will be amazed.” – F.F. in Colorado

• “If you do a lot of bead work or have children who collect rocks, save your old pill bottles with the labels peeled off to hold beads, rocks, buttons, etc. The pill bottles are clear enough to see what’s inside, and [you’ll] save money on pricey, specifically designed bottles.” – A.H. in Texas

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