▪ Lemon extract will remove scuff marks from luggage.
▪ Dry Mustard will remove onion odors from your hands or cutting board. Rub in, then rinse off.
▪ Place bay leaves in kitchen drawers and in flour and sugar sacks to keep crawling insects away.
▪ Store eggs with the large end up to keep the yolk centered.
▪ For perfect hard-cooked eggs, cover the eggs with cold water and bring to a boil. Then turn off the heat and let the eggs sit on the burner for 10 – 15 minutes
▪ Refrigerate candles for several hours before lighting; it will cause fewer drips
▪ Take any stainless steel bowl, pan or other stainless steel kitchen gadget and run your hands on it. It will take away the smell of garlic on your hands.
▪ Drain de-clogged: ¼ cup of baking soda ad ¼ cup of vinegar. Pour baking soda down the drain first then follow with the vinegar. Close drain and let sit until bubbling has stopped then follow with a bucket of hot boiling water.
▪ Never use disinfectants to clean the fridge, foods will pick up taste and odor.
▪ When laundering clothes, add detergent to the washer first. Poring detergent clothing can cause the fabrics to fade.
▪ Apply spray starch to doors and to painted walls along hallways and stairways where fingerprints accumulate. The coating will resist marks better.
▪ Place a piece of white chalk in your silver chest or jewel box to adsorb moisture and help prevent tarnishing of silverware and jewelry.
▪ Freezers run more efficiently when they’re three-quarters or more full. When provisions drop, fill milk cartons or jugs with water and put them in the freezer to take up empty space.
Fun facts by: Cornerstone Corner