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Tip of the Day: How to Store Candles

Candles should be kept in a cool, dry, dark place for longevity.  Why you ask?  Moisture causes the wick to be damp, making lighting more difficult.  Heat can cause the candles to warp, making them not as tall and straight.  And finally, light causes the colors to fade quickly.

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Tip of the Day: Take a Slice

scissorsSharpening dull scissors is as easy as keeping aluminum foil in the house.  When scissors start to cut with less than stellar results, fold a piece of foil into three layers and cut with the scissors ten times.  You’ll be amazed by the instant result!

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Tip of the Day: Eliminating the Stink

Garbage disposals can harbor stinky leftover bits of the things it grinds daily if not cleaned regularly. Here’s how I like to quickly eliminate odors and sharpen the blades.

Toss 2 lemon wedges and a cup of ice in the disposal. Turn on the cold water and flip the switch. As the disposal spins, the lemon will help with the stench and surprisingly, the ice helps to get those blades sharp!

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