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Tempests and Tides

By Amanda Painter, Planet Waves Whether they know it or not, people all over the world are witnessing an event…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Kitchen Helpers

By Reena Nerbas Threading a Needle Dear Reena, I have never had difficulty threading a needle before; however, recently I…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Keeping Rabbits out of your Garden

By Reena Nerbas Stain on White Denim Dear Reena, About 10 days ago I purchased a bouquet of flowers from…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Fresh Fruit Hints

By Reena Nerbas Cleaning Acrylic Tub Dear Reena, We replaced our bathtub and surround with a molded unit made of…

The Merits of Going Slow

By Marika d’Ailly I love the rain when it comes down in sheets, especially in our climate with its long…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Interesting Grocery Shopping Observations

By Reena Nerbas Reaching Vacuum Under Fridge Dear Reena, I would like to vacuum under the fridge without having to…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Peppermint for Spiders and Cornmeal for Weeds

By Reena Nerbas Sour Cream Substitute Dear Reena, Do you have any ideas of a good substitute for sour cream?…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Getting the Yellow Out of Clothes

By Reena Nerbas Tarnished Silver Dear Reena, I found an old silver necklace in a box in the basement of…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Easy Solutions for Everyday Problems

By Reena Nerbas Diesel Fuel Odour Dear Reena, How can I get diesel fuel odor out of upholstered boat cushions…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Burn Smells Linger in Microwave

By Reena Nerbas Built-up Hairspray Dear Reena, Can you please tell me how to remove built-up hairspray from my hair?…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Strawberries

By Reena Nerbas Greasy Stove Dear Reena, I like to cook my steaks on a skillet on the stove top.…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Carpet Stains

By Reena Nerbas Sea Salt or Kosher Salt Dear Reena, Can you please tell me the difference between sea and…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Eyeglass Cleaner and Scratched Windows

By Reena Nerbas Eyeglass Cleaner Dear Reena, Can you recommend an eyeglass cleaner and type of cloth to use? Thanks,…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Oil Spill and Cellphone

By Reena Nerbas Oil Spill on iPhone Cellphone Iphone Smartphone Apple Inc Phone Dear Reena, I left my iPhone on…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Fitted Sheets

By Reena Nerbas Fitted Sheets Hello Reena, There’s a large, ongoing conversation about how to manage fitted bed sheets that…