Here's A Tip

Try A Little Tenderizer

Meat tenderizer can be used to work armpit stains out of shirts.
March 2018

Another nominee for removing antiperspirant stains: meat tenderizer. Moisten the armpit area and then work in some meat tenderizer. Let it sit for five minutes, then launder in the hottest possible water.

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“In our house we are trying to instill how important it is to MOVE. I figure if my employer can incentivize me by lowering health-care costs if I use my Fitbit or participate in 5ks, I can ‘pay’ my kids to be active.” — Y.R., North Carolina

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Sources say that if you are having a hard time keeping your eating in check, the key is to plan ahead. At the beginning of the week, make a list of exactly what you plan to have each day for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as snacks. Then prep that food. Less decision-making midweek means less opportunity to make poor decisions.

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White porcelain sinks are so beautiful in a country kitchen — but boy do those food stains just pop! No sweat, though. Just sprinkle liberally and scrub with baking soda, and then spray on a little hydrogen peroxide. Rub and rinse.

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Fine particles of dust and grease mix in the air in the kitchen, and when they settle on things, it can get sticky! If you have a buildup of this sticky dust on appliances, make a paste from baking soda or cream of tartar and water. Apply with a damp sponge for a gentle abrasive. Follow with a clean damp cloth. This works especially well on the top of the fridge.


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