How to Recover the Length of Shrunken Jeans Plus More Great Reader Tips

If you’ve ever experienced the heartbreak of shrinking your favorite pair of jeans to a length that would make them

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Great Tips From Great Readers

I can’t think of a better day than today to reach into the mailbag and pull out a few great

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How One Reader Got a Free Auto Paint Job, Plus Lots More Great Reader Tips

Want to learn more ways to save time and money every day? Your fellow readers are ready to share their

Readers’ Tips Often Come with More than Just Great Ideas

The only thing I love more than great tips from my readers are the words of love and thanks.

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Tips to Rescue Stained Sinks, Pitted Chrome, and Slow Running Drains

I’ve always found it ironic that the places in our homes that should be the cleanest—the washing machine, kitchen sink,

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The Secret Ingredient in Yummy Chocolate Cake plus More Great Reader Tips

Once again, it’s great reader tip day, when I reach into my overflowing email inbox to pull out handy hints

How to Remove Cloudy Film from Headlight Covers Plus More Great Reader Tips

Well, you’ve done it again! You clever readers have come up with another batch of fabulous ways that

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Keep the House Cool This Summer Without Blowing the Budget

Even if winter is still hanging on, without a doubt things are going to heat up soon. And won’t that

Readers Teach the Teacher with Invaluable Household Tips

Becoming a school teacher was never on my radar. Sure, I taught private piano lessons for a lot of years

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Heal the Heartbreak of Scratches on Stainless Steel

As sleek and sturdy as it is, stainless steel is not immune to picking up unsightly scratches in the course

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A Stain Treatment Worth Its Salt and More Great Reader Tips!

It was a lovely meal. The conversation was engaging, the entrée delightful—a good time was had by all. The guests

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Great Ways to Use This for That!

One of the best ways to recycle responsibly, and save a few bucks at the same time, is to find

Burnt Cookie Rescue and More Great Reader Tips

Opening my mail to find a clever tip from one of my loyal readers about how to rescue burnt cookies

A Nappy Solution for a Common Problem

I love to discover a second use for something most of us have around the house or can easily find.

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Keep Kitties Out of the Kids’ Sandbox

Pop Quiz: What looks like water, is certainly inexpensive, has a pungent odor but is not toxic (in fact you

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Readers Share More Clever Ways to Stretch a Buck

Over the years, I’ve learned from my clever, awesome readers that there are always more ways to stretch a buck.

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Pocket Some Serious Energy Savings Plus More Great Reader Tips

According to the U.S. Dept. of Energy, the typical U.S. family spends at least $2,200 a year on home utility

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Get Financially Confident Starting Now

For a good deal of my life, I lived under a dark cloud of fear that I would end up

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9 Random Time- and Money-Saving Tips

From frozen key locks to hazy headlight covers, today I have a handful of completely unrelated household tips to entertain

Great Reader Tips: Packing Cubes, Sink Clogs, Cooking Spray, BBQ Grill Cover

Over the years, I’ve done it a dozen times if I done it once—toss out the clear vinyl zipper bags