[MOL] Tips to make life a bit easier! [00777] Medicine On Line

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[MOL] Tips to make life a bit easier!

>   Freeze onions for 15 minutes before you slice them.
>   No more tears.
>   On those freezing cold days when your car won't start,
>   use a hair dryer to blow hot air on the carburetor.
>   To achieve wrinkle-free clothes after dryer has stopped
>   put a damp towel in the machine and set for 5 minutes.
>   The wrinkles will disappear.
>   To clean the interior of a microwave oven.
>   Boil a bowl of water inside........the steam will soften
>   grease and spills and make it easier to wipe clean.
>   If a zipper is stuck rub it with a lead
>   pencil to make it slide more easily.
>   Leftover sauce can be poured into ice-cube trays and frozen.
>   This way when the recipe calls for sauce,
>   you can defrost the cubes, use as much
>   as you need and keep the rest for future use.
>   To achieve fresher air in the house without paying
>   a fortune for canned spray, squeeze a few drops of
>   a fresh lemon into the dust bag of your vacuum.
>   To achieve sparkling windows.....
>   Wipe the outside of pane with vertical strokes
>   and the inside with horizontal strokes.
>   If any streaks appear it will be easier
>   to tell which side they are on.
>   When traveling with friends on an airplane make
>   sure one piece of luggage has clothes from each of you ... this way
>   some
> luggage gets lost each of you
>   will have clothes to wear until the bag is returned.
>   To keep your car smelling fresh......
>   Put baking soda in the ashtray and refill once a month.
>   Lose a contact lens?
>   Cover the nozzle of a vacuum hose with a
>   nylon stocking and then vacuum the area.
>   The lens will be sucked up against the stocking.
>   To avoid eyestrain from your computer......
>   Place the monitor below eye level and tilt it upward.
>   To remove grime from hands when no
>   water is available try using shaving cream.
>   To unstick plastic wrap.....
>   Place it in the refrigerator....no more fighting with it.
>   To keep plants from wilting when your away on vacation.
>   Put them on old bath towels folded
>   in a tub with a few inches of water.
>   If a pill gets stuck in your throat......
>   Chew a banana well and swallow.
>   Use lifesavers candy to hold candles in
>   place on your next birthday cake! Kids love 'em!
>   Poke an egg with a small sewing needle before hard-boiling,
>   and the egg will peel with ease!
>   And hold that needle in place with a magnet refrigerator clip!
>   Stuff a miniature marshmallow in the bottom
>   of a sugar cone to prevent ice cream drips!
>   Zap garlic cloves in the microwave for
>   15 seconds and the skins slip right off!
>   Organize your magazines into groups according to Seasons (spring,
>   summer,
> fall and winter).
>   This way, you have several handy reference
>   guides for the appropriate Season/Holiday!
>   Use a meat baster to "squeeze" your pancake batter onto
>   the hot griddle......perfect shaped pancakes every time!
>   Always spray your grill with nonstick cooking
>   spray before grilling to avoid sticking!
>   To keep potatoes from budding,
>   place an apple in the bag with the potatoes!
>   To prevent egg shells from cracking,
>   add a pinch of salt to the water before hard-boiling!
>   Use a pastry blender to cut ground
>   beef into small pieces after browning!
>   Sweeten whipped cream with confectioners' sugar
>   instead of granulated sugar......
>   It will stay fluffy and hold it's shape better!
>   For easy "meatloaf mixing,"
>   combine the ingredients with a potato masher!
>   If you don't have enough batter to fill all cupcake tins,
>   pour 1 tablespoon of water into the unfilled spots...
>   this helps preserve the life of your pans!
>   To easily remove honey from a measuring spoon,
>   first coat the spoon with nonstick cooking spray!
>   Run your hands under cold water before
>   pressing Rice Krispies treats in the pan......
>   ] the marshmallow won't stick to your fingers!
>   Mash and freeze ripe bananas, in one-cup portions,
>   for use in later baking......no wasted bananas
>   (or you can freeze them whole, peeled, in plastic bags)
>   To quickly use that frozen juice concentrate,
>   simply mash it with a potato masher......
>   No need to wait for it to thaw!
>   To get the most juice out of fresh lemons,
>   bring them to room temperature and roll them under
>   your palm against the kitchen counter before squeezing!
>   To easily remove burnt on food from your skillet,
>   simply add a drop or two of dish soap and enough water to
>   cover bottom of pan, and bring to a boil on stovetop......
>   Skillet will be much easier to clean now!
>   Spray your Tupperware with nonstick cooking spray before pouring in
>   tomato
> based sauces......no more stains!
>   Transfer your jelly to a small plastic squeeze bottle......
>   No more messy sticky jars or knives!
>   This also works well for homemade salad dressing!
>   To aid in washing dishes, add a tablespoon of
>   baking soda to your soapy water~it softens
>   hands while cutting through grease!