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Solutions & Substitutions

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Baby Powder as a Cause of Cancer

By Reena Nerbas Cleaning an Exercise Ball Dear Reena, I have a large, vinyl exercise ball that I have tried…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Saving a Wet iPhone

By Reena Nerbas Wet iPhone Dear Reena, I dropped my iPhone into the water. Is there anything that I can…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Best Kept Secrets

By Reena Nerbas Contributors Share Their Best Kept Secrets Potatoes, remove food stains from fingers. Slice a potato and use…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Cabbage Rolls

By Reena Nerbas Non-Toxic Toilet Bowl Cleaner Dear Reena, Can you provide me with an inexpensive non-toxic toilet bowl cleaner?…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Fabulous Winter Tips

By Reena Nerbas Keep Furniture from Sliding Dear Reena, I have laminate flooring in my living room and leather furniture.…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Decorating for the Holidays

By Reena Nerbas Clumping Salt Dear Reena, What can I do to prevent salt from clumping in my saltshakers? Thanks,…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Caring for Your Poinsettia

By Reena Nerbas Glue on Carpet Dear Reena, Can you please tell me your recipe for getting Gorilla Glue off…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Aroma of Chestnuts Roasting

By Reena Nerbas Cleaning Glass in Screen Door Dear Reena, I have a screen door and between the pains, I…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Organizing Winter Wear

By Reena Nerbas Organizing Winter Wear Dear Reena, What is the best way to organize winter clothing such as: mitts,…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Sharing Your Home with Pets

By Reena Nerbas Cat Scratches Leather Couch Dear Reena, My cat has put multiple nicks/scratches on my leather couch. How…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Salty Tips

By Reena Nerbas Removing Window Decals Dear Reena, To deter birds from flying into my patio windows I put decals…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Travel Tips

By Reena Nerbas Peeling Garlic Dear Reena, I avoid purchasing fresh garlic bulbs, because I don’t like to take time…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Potatoes

By Reena Nerbas Wrinkled Vinyl Tablecloths Dear Reena, When we proceeded to set the tables for our church supper we…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Handy Hacks

By Reena Nerbas Limescale in Toilet Dear Reena, How would you clean tough limescale off a toilet? I tried many…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Repairing Scratched Wood Furniture

By Reena Nerbas Storing Sheets in Small Spaces Dear Reena, I live in a small apartment with limited space. Do…