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Sleep

Nose Trick Puts You to Sleep

Do you have difficulty falling asleep? Look to your nose! The left nostril is connected to the right hemisphere of…

Phones

For Better Cell-Phone Sound, Do This

Don’t you hate it when you’re helping a friend in the kitchen and he doesn’t have music available to cook…

Cooking Techniques

Make Potato Chips in Your Microwave

If you have a weakness for potato chips but can’t stomach the fake ingredients in store-bought brands, do we have…

Cleaning

Surprising Computer-Screen Cleaner

Sometimes a quick wipe of your computer screen or tablet leaves more lint than you had before. Here’s a common…

Hiccups

Cure Hiccups in 3 Breaths

You can never have enough hiccup cures under your belt. Here’s another one for your repertoire… First, take the deepest…

Cleaning

Neat Floor-Cleaning Trick

Don’t you hate it when you have a grease spill in your kitchen? You wipe…and wipe…and wipe, and the slipperiness…

Cooking Techniques

Make Waffles Without a Waffle Iron

National Waffle Week is almost here (first full week in September)! Wait…you don’t have a waffle iron? Don’t fret! Here’s…

Kitchen

14 Little Kitchen Miracles

Quick fixes for common annoyances Talk about annoying! How about buying a pineapple that never seems to fully ripen? Or…

Cleaning

Make Your Stainless Steel Sink Look New

Do you have a stainless steel sink (or what appears to be stainless steel) that looks like it hasn’t been…

Kitchen

Sharpen a Knife Without a Sharpener

Who needs a $150 knife sharpener? We use the following method all the time to sharpen our knives. It works…

Foot Health

Overnight Athlete’s Foot Cure

Athlete’s foot is caused by a fungus that loves moisture and tight spaces, so air those toes out! And try…

Pets

Get a Dog to Stop Barking

Is your best friend a barker? A noisy dog helps keep the strange folk away, but relentless barking can be…

Transportation

How to Save on Airfare with Google Flights

Google’s airfare-finder website Google Flights offers some money-saving features that better-known sites such as Expedia, Orbitz and Kayak either don’t…

Cleaning

No More Mothballs

If you are finalizing your sweater-storage solutions, here’s a way to keep winter wear smelling nice and free from moths.…

Car Maintenance

Quick Squeaky-Door Fix

Do you have a door that loves to complain when you open or close it, and there’s no WD-40 in…

Home

A Trick to Iron Sleeves

Does anyone love to iron? We sure don’t…especially the weird parts, like sleeves! We know you can buy special ironing…

Cooking Techniques

Keep Your Cake from Sticking to the Plate

'Tis the season for lots of goodies! If cake is going to be the centerpiece of your next party and…

Cleaning

Emergency Laundry Detergent Substitute

If you’re out of laundry detergent and you need to do a wash, DO NOT use dishwashing liquid! Use this other common household cleaner instead…

Home

Unshrink Your Wool Sweater

If you have a wool sweater that has become too snug, we've got a tip that'll bring it back to…

Food

No More Hard Edges On Your Cheese

You know those hard, translucent edges that form on your block of cheese when it sits in the fridge for…