Tag Archives: Illinois
Reader Cathy Truesdale of Wheaton, Ill., is a fan of using natural ingredients. “My recipe for soft, sweet-smelling clothes is ¼ cup each of baking soda, washing soda and borax mixed with phosphate-free laundry soap,” she e-mails. “For clothing with … Continue reading
We all miss fresh vegetables when they’re out of season, but when Barbara Stover of Danville, Ill., runs out of fresh tomatoes for her salad, she doesn’t fret. She keeps a can of diced tomatoes handy for just those times. … Continue reading
Here’s a healthy tip: After opening a jar of peanut butter, Eileen Plese of Joliet, Ill., stuffs a paper towel in it, puts the lid back on and turns it upside down. She leaves it overnight, and the next morning, … Continue reading
Tracey Tyrrell of Wauconda, Ill., has a green tip for you: She uses the water collected in her dehumidifier to water plants or puts it into her washing machine so it uses less water when it fills.
A group of spare garden solar lights can be used indoors as light sources and are especially useful during power outages, writes Danella Roberson of Dolton, Ill. Just re-energize them during the daylight hours.
To clean off all those bugs and tar on the front of your vehicle and wheel wells, just sprinkle some baking soda on your wet car wash cloth and wipe. It will come clean with out all that rubbing. Thanks … Continue reading
No need to waste water with this tip from Tracey Tyrrell of Wauconda, Ill. I use the water that collects in my dehumidifier to water plants or put it into my washing machine so that it uses less water when … Continue reading