Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Hints from Heloise

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Hints from Heloise

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Dear Heloise: When I receive letters from friends or relatives, I immediately address an envelope to them. I then put their letter in it, so I know I have not answered it.

I can answer any questions they have asked when I write. I also now have a safe place to put any clippings or recipes I want to send them.

Other uses for a hand-held hair dryer:

Help defrost the freezer.

Use to warm shoes or boots before wearing.

Remove wrinkles from clothing.

"Blow dry" a steamed mirror after a shower.

Use to help loosen stickers from glass or metal.


Dear Heloise: Everyone knows how dust, grease and smoke residue collects on windows, mirrors, picture-frame glass and counter tops. Folks clean those things on a regular basis.

Houseplants, too, need a gentle washing now and then to clean off that same dirt and brighten their appearance and allow them to breathe. …

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