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Tip of the Week - Egg Tip

Posted in 'Tips' on April 6, 2010
Next time you buy a carton of eggs and a few of them are stuck on the bottom, don't resign yourself to breaking them to get them out. Soak the carton in the sink for a few minutes. This will loosen the eggs and you will be able to remove them safely from the carton.

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Tip of the Week - School Shoes

Posted in 'Tips' on April 13, 2010

When the kids school shoes get so badly scuffed that they won't take polish any more, rub a cut potato over them and then apply the polish.

They will shine like new!



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Tip of the Week - Pruning Tip

Posted in 'Tips' on April 20, 2010

WIth 2 long weekends in a row coming up, gardening is sure to be on most people's To Do Lists. Here's a handy tip to use!

Lay an old sheet under a hedge or shrub before you start pruning. When you are done, cleaning up is a lot easier



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Laundry Tip

Posted in 'Cleaning' on April 28, 2010
Before putting dirty clothes in the laundry basket, check for stains. If you spot one, tie a knot in the sleeve or leg of the staind item so that you know which ones will need a squirt of preen when you do the washing

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