Almost 3,000 time- and money-saving tips, shortcuts, and quick fixes from the "First Lady" of household hints. Whether it's unclogging drains with dryer sheets, raising the best tomatoes--with the help of pantyhose--or sharing hundreds of ways to make doing laundry better, cheaper, and faster, Heloise has the answer. More relevant than ever when time and money are tight, these shortcuts and solutions for clean¬ing up, entertaining with ease, making repairs, getting organized, and coping with nuisances guarantee a hassle-free home.
Beloved by millions of readers around the world, Heloise's down-to-earth tips have been the backbone of the Hints from Heloise brand for more than 50 years. In Heloise's first new book in more than five years, she offers thousands of no-nonsense solutions that address:
- the worst (and best) day to do laundry
- how to clean up a broken compact fluorescent light bulb
- dusting baseboards without bending
- deterring kitchen pests with crushed peppermint candies