Hints From Heloise: Night light shines on a road

April 29, 2016 - garden totes

Dear Heloise: When we travel, bringing along my night light is a must. Mine comes on when a lights go off or it gets dim in a room. It’s a lifesaver, given it is formidable to get a good night’s rest in a hotel.

When removing adult during night, carrying that light in a lavatory is distant improved than withdrawal a light on.

Rhonda B., Bar Harbor, Maine

Rhonda B.: A superb transport spirit indeed! My transport container includes a night light too, as good as dual tiny transport flashlights that lay honest and gleam light on a ceiling. I’ve bumped into too many doors!

On-the-Road Heloise

Dear Heloise: On a final cruise, my father had a thought to container a boots in a separate, washable receptacle bag (Heloise here: used as a carry-on) to concede some-more room for wardrobe in a suitcases.

When we packaged to leave, we put a unwashed garments into a receptacle bag and had room in a suitcases for a shoes. we brought that receptacle bag right into my washing room when we got home!

Rose W.R., Jupiter, Fla.

Dear Heloise: we am a college tyro and experimenting with formulating flavored coffee beans to save a tiny money. My crony suggested trace a piquancy over unchanging beans before to harsh them. we attempted cinnamon, and it was delicious. It’s a good approach to get epicurean coffee on a cafeteria-coffee budget!

Cal T. in San Antonio

Cal T. in San Antonio: Yep, good season for a fragment of a penny! You only competence turn a coffee businessman and expert of flavored coffee. My poster might assistance we with some suggestions, coffee hints and recipes. Visit Heloise.com to sequence one, or send $3 and a hammered (68 cents), self-addressed, business-size pouch to: Heloise/ Coffee, P.O. Box 795001, San Antonio, TX 78279-5001. I’d adore to hear from readers (and will imitation your hints): What do we do to have “special’’ coffee but spending large bucks? Try a splash of chili powder for a genuine kick!

Dear Heloise: we revisit resale shops and garage sales looking for singular and flattering coffee mugs and drink mugs. we check them for chips or other blemishes afterwards buy them if they are in almost-new shape. we things them with tiny equipment like tea bags, candies, present cards, etc., and give as gifts.

When we have flowers from my garden, we clip them to fit, supplement some greenery and have a flattering tiny “vase’’ for my kitchen table.

The fun partial is sport down these singular ceramic pieces of pottery. You never know what we will find during these places.

Virginia H. in Las Vegas

Dear Readers: You can make a proxy flue regulating a dilemma of an pouch by snipping it with scissors. This flue can be used to fill piquancy jars or emanate designs with colored sugarine on cakes or cupcakes.

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