Daily Tips 

Skip the Fancy Fabric Softener
That doesn't mean you have to put up with scratchy clothes!
Besides being a pain to remember, fabric softener is one of those extra expenses you can cut without sacrificing.
You can still get the soft clothes you love by using those plastic nubbed balls they sell for your dryer.
Simply toss the balls in with your clothes and they'll do the work of that fabric softener for a lot less money.

Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store.
If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster.

Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminum foil.
It will stay fresh much longer and not mold!

Peppers with 3 bumps on the bottom are sweeter and better for eating.
Peppers with 4 bumps on the bottom are firmer and better for cooking.

Add a teaspoon of water when frying ground beef.
It will help pull the grease away from the meat while cooking.

For a cool brownie treat, make brownies as directed.
Melt Andes mints in double broiler and pour over warm brownies. Let set for a wonderful minty frosting.

Easy Deviled Eggs Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag. Seal, mash till they are all broken up.
Add remainder of ingredients, reseal, keep mashing it up, mixing thoroughly, cut the tip of the baggy, squeeze mixture into egg.
Just throw bag away when done -- easy clean up.



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