Quirky Tip of the Month
Here are some Quirky Tips published by kellydesigns, an interior design and decorating firm in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Salt is great for melting ice, but bad when those white stains get on your shoes, and you walk on your wood floors. Unfortunately, if you don’t clean the stains quickly enough, they could cause permanent damage. Here is an easy and cost-effective way you can clean the salt and preserve your floors. Start by…Read More
It’s tempting to reach for one of those all-in-one oven cleaners, but the warnings about chemical fumes can be off-putting. There’s a more natural way to get the job done. Here’s an 8-step guide, and in five minutes (plus soaking time) you’ll have a sparkling appliance ready for action. Make sure your oven is switched…Read More
Start by choosing a healthy three. If you’re looking to start with the freshest possible tree, opt for one from your local Christmas tree farm. Keep these tips in mind as you shop: Look for a healthy, green tree with the least amount of brown needles. Select a tree displayed in a shady location. Avoid…Read More
Hold off on buying candy. Buy candy for trick-or-treaters as close to Halloween night as you can. Having treats in the house is a huge temptation. Buy less than you think you will need. This will help you avoid having leftovers hanging around the house. It’s better for you to run out of treats than…Read More
Before you begin winterizing, clean your grill so it’s spotless. This will prevent corrosion and make sure that is is not a desirable food source for mice or insects looking for a place to ride out the winter. Coat your grill grates with a light layer of cooking oil using a spray or a rag,…Read More
Wood burning pits are fairly forgiving but: Burning trash or pressure treated wood can release harmful toxins that are unhealthy to breathe and can damage pit surfaces. Dry, split wood is recommended. Do not burn green wood. Whenever possible use broken pallets or yard-picked leaves and sticks as kindling to help get your fire started.…Read More
While some shrinking and swelling of wood will occur, here’s what to do to manage the moisture and humidity. Keep solid wood furniture in a temperature-controlled environment, with the relative humidity at 35 percent to 45 percent. We recommend the use of air conditioning as well as investing in a humidifier or dehumidifier to help…Read More
WHAT YOU’LL NEED– Garden sprayer (or large spray bottle)Warm water (1 gallon)Eggs (3)Milk or yogurt (3 tablespoons)Crushed garlic cloves (3)Cayenne pepper (3 tablespoons)BlenderStrainer Step 1: Blend all ingredients with 2-3 cups of water in a blender. Strain that mixture into a gallon jug, add the remaining water and seal.Step 2: “Ripen” the mixture at room temperature for 24…Read More
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