January 2, 2012

really good tips-everyone must read this!

Towels made of 100% cotton will dry you faster and more thoroughly than others

wipe unpolished nails with white vinegar to clean and prime the surfaces for nail polish. This treatment will help polish stay on longer

use toothbrush and toothpaste to clean office type stains (carbon, ink, etc.) off nails without damaging manicure

to remove paint from skin, put a little vegetable oil on skin

how to get rid of cellulite-grind flaxseeds that's in coffee grinder, sprinkle 1 to 2 tablespoons on oatmeal and add a touch of maple syrup

Prevent jet lag-put heaping tbs, of salt in cup of coffee as soon as you get onto a plane and drink it. 5 hours later drink another cup with salt. this will taste good. it'll be ur body talking telling you how grateful it is to be given salt

Using eye drops on a regular basis will worsen the problem of redness. the blood vessels will enlarge again in less and less time. make your own by adding 1 ounce of the whole dried herb eyebright to 1 pint of boiling water, let it steep for 10 minutes. strain it thoroughly through a superfine strainer or through unbleached muslin, wait until cool enough to use

Do not use artificial tear products that also get the red out, because your eyes can become dependent on them and when you stop, the problem will worsen and blood vessels will be more dialated than before.

If you use artificial tears make sure the box says preservative-free or non preserved

ask the butcher what day and time meat gets reduced

Ask the manager when the produce is fresh, ask for coupons and when sales will be
ask grocer if he offers a senior discount program

these are the worst times to go to a grocery store: weekends, weekday afternoons between 4 and 7 pm, afternoons before a holiday, during or just before a holiday weekend when a storm is predicted

head to your store's salad bar to buy veggies, they'll be a lot less expensive

buy nonperishable products at 99 cent type stores
request the size of meat u want. don't settle for the one square package

if your family were to reduce the amount of meat they eat at each meal from 11 ounces to 3, they save about 2,000 dollars a yr

apples are in season and cost less from october to march.

ham in easter.

sweet potatoes oct. to dec. store in cool dry place , will keep for 2 months.

turkey nov. to jan.

hot tea & soup in february.

canned food, and snacks in march.

peanuts, frozen foods, noodles in may

salad in june

iced tea, turkey, and dairy in july

ice cream in sept.

chicken, honey, and pretzels in oct.

living in the country is less safe than living in the city, because health care is worse and emergency vehicles take longer to reach you

when traveling overseas, choose bed and breakfasts which are cheaper than hotels. in the US bed and breakfasts are costlier than hotels

if u live near a culinary school, or university ask if they have a food service program and restaurant. the food will be cheap


when traveling put these in your pocket: a list of luggage contents and approx. value of carry-on & checked bags, numbers and denominations of your traveler's checks, copies of tickets, passport visas, license, credit card no., and any phone number you'll need

many countries including Canada, charge hefty sales taxes if your a nonresident u can apply for a refund when you return to the US. u must follow procedures exactly. before leaving home, call the embassy or consulate of each country you plan to visit to find out their policies

collect baby wipe containers and have your kids use them as toys, instead of buying expensive ones

when your kid comes back from college, have them change their address, because they'll be receiving credit card offers to their dorms, and thieves will steal the envelopes, robbing their identity.

when being attacked by a bear, use bear spray, raise arm and stretch above head ,if bear wants to attack

small claims court is a good place for a dispute. quick judgement, no attorneys, or long wait. 500 dollar limit. bring documents, what your claiming, tell the best story, bring evidence, and don't argue with judge. but it's better to settle than going to court.

don't put a "please don't service" sign on hotel or motel room door, it advertises a room is unoccupied with all your stuff . call the front desk instead..

instead of using urine on jellyfish stings, use vinegar or ocean water and sand to take stings out

Color Code

blue mascara makes eyes pop

use purple eyeshadow

use hot pink as cheek stain works on every skin tone

black cars get ticketed less red get more

best bedsheets color to have good dreams is purple. the worst is black

kitchen color that makes you eat less is purple. red, orange, and yellow are worst

healthiest color to eat is green

brunettes make more money 84,000 hired 8:3

men with mustaches make more money

best bridesmaids dress color is yellow

color a guy can wear for a girl to like him is blue

if your favorite color is:

yellow:positive, cheapness

red: sexiest, worst tempered, easily angered, raises heart rate

green:healthiest, envy

orange: positive energy,friendlier

pink: you have artistic qualities and are sensitive

purple: u have natural leadership

blue: you're the most popular

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