Solutions & Substitutions

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Homemade Air Freshner Banishes Odour of Curry

By Reena Nerbas Rusty Cutlery Dear Reena, I have a lot of rust stains on my stainless-steel cutlery, is there…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Tips About Cheese

By Reena Nerbas Homemade Mayonnaise Dear Reena, I am looking for a recipe for homemade mayonnaise. No one I know…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Care for your Bumbershoot

By Reena Nerbas Cleaning Crystal Chandelier Dear Reena, I lost the recipe and method you recommend for cleaning a crystal…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Garden Vegetables

By Reena Nerbas Dusty Keyboard Dear Reena, I would like to clean the keyboard on my computer, however I am…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Clip It!

By Reena Nerbas Rejuvenate Markers Dear Reena, Do you have any tips for how to rejuvenate Sharpie markers? Radah Dear…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Getting Rid of Unwanted Odors

By Reena Nerbas Odor in Sheets Hi Reena, Despite regularly washing my sheets, they have an odor that will not…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: The Apple Edition

By Reena Nerbas Soggy Apple Pie Crust Dear Reena, Whenever I bake apple pie, the crust ends up with a…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Storing Christmas Decorations

By Reena Nerbas Glue on Glass Door of Wood Stove Dear Reena, Can you please tell me what to use…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Homemade Stain Removers

By Reena Nerbas Homemade Stain Removers Dear Reena, My goal for the New Year is to purchase less store-bought products…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Storing Your Photos

By Reena Nerbas Storing Photo Collection Dear Reena, I am retired and plan to downsize soon. I have about 60…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Christmas Fruit Cake

By Reena Nerbas Rice in Salt Shaker Dear Reena, I have often noticed that restaurants have grains of rice in…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Christmas Tree Sap and Saving the Needles

By Reena Nerbas Cleaning Microfibre Chairs Dear Reena, I own two old microfiber chairs that have multiple stains that range…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Tips that Work from Readers

By Reena Nerbas Household Hints from Contributors A great substitute for a saucepan lid, place a metal colander over the…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Mason Jar Gifts

By Reena Nerbas Men’s Eyebrows Dear Reena, Is it normal for guys to shape their eyebrows? Or should they just…

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Safe Use of Wood-burning Fireplace

By Reena Nerbas Removing Creases from Vinyl Tablecloth Dear Reena, I have two flannel-backed vinyl tablecloths. They were obviously wrapped…