Tips and Ideas

Household Tips, Hints and Ideas

to make life easier and save you money

My grandmother always knew exactly what to do.

Too much salt in the stew? “Put a potato in!” she would say.

Today most of us would just toss it out.

I wish I had paid closer attention and had written down all those household tips she had stored in her memory. But I didn’t. In an effort to record those tips that I do remember and those that I have learned over time myself, I decided to list them here.

Hopefully my family, friends, and readers will find these tips useful in every-day life.

Preserve and Use Citrus Fruit


The Easiest Way to Catch a Fly

Housefly on blue texture

Cleaning Clay Bakeware


Keeping Celery Fresh

A stalk of celery, covered with a plastic bag and placed in a cup that has these words written on it: "Love you to the moon and back".
Keep celery fresh for longer


How to eat healthier, save time & money when preparing home-cooked meals.

This segment:

Plan your meals, shop smart and do the prep work ahead of time.


Stay tuned for more tips and hints!