Daily Archives: March 11, 2009

Handy Hints for Wednesday ~ 18

When Elly was at College I often deposited money into her bank account. I was always asked for the account information and disliked having to give details within hearing of all the other customers. I saved the required account numbers as a text message in my mobile phone and handed it over when required. That way only the teller and I knew them.

Oven Cleaning – Make a paste of 1 cup of white washing powder and 6 fl ozs of white vinegar. Heat the oven to 180°C for about five minutes. Turn the oven off cover the inside in the paste, leave for 1 hour and all the gunge should rinse off easily.

To hide nicks or scratches in furniture find the matching coloured crayon and rub it on the scratch working the wax into the nick.

To restore a shine to Vinyl Floors add 1 tablespoon of starch to the water when washing floors.

When cooking cauliflower add a couple of wedges of lemon into the saucepan, when cooked, remove lemon pieces and cauliflower will be white. The lemon reduces the odour as well