Household Tips


  • Place candles in the freezer for 2 hours before you use them and they will burn longer
  • Choose soy or beeswax candles to avoid toxic smoke
  • Apples are better than caffeine at working you in the AM
  • Dentists advise keeping your toothbrush at least 6’ away from your toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush
  • Get a flakier pie crust by adding a teaspoon of vinegar to the water when mixing the pie dough
  • Sprinkle baking soda on scorched or burned pots. Moisten with a bit of water. Let stand overnight
  • Instead of molasses try dark brown corn syrup for making gingerbread. It will be moister with a finer texture and better flavour
  • Use a baster brush to ice cookies more quickly
  • Get food colour dyes off fabric with toothpaste, Dry, then rinse in cold water