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Tip of the Day Archive

Friday December 13th

Save the water in which you boil potatoes or pasta, let it cool, and use it to water your house plants. They love the starchy water.

Thursday December 12th

A new decade long study has found that people who brush their teeth at least THREE times a day had a lower risk of heart failure.

Wednesday December 11th

Got a cough? Have some pineapple juice! It’s loaded with anti-inflammatory properties which help soothe the throat and dissolve mucus and is just as effective, if not more effective, than cough syrup!

Tuesday December 10th

Help extend the life you real Christmas tree by mixing a little bit of sugar into the water. Make sure the sugar is completely dissolved before watering the tree.

Monday December 9th

When making online purchases, use your credit card rather than a debit card. If a debit card is compromised, the thief could directly compromise your bank account. The credit card acts as an extra line of defense as most credit card companies will reimburse fraudulent charges if they are promptly reported.

Thursday December 5th

Instead of using gift tags to label gifts, use a color coding system! Don’t reveal the code until Christmas to keep everyone guessing whose gifts are whose.

Wednesday December 4th

When online shopping, if you have a choice between a free shipping discount or an item discount of roughly the same amount, use free shipping so you’ll get all your money back if you have to return

Tuesday December 3rd

When creating accounts on retail websites say that your birthday is in December. That way you’ll get promotional birthday vouchers and you can use them to save money on Christmas gifts.

Monday December 2nd

While shopping on Cyber Monday, do your research! Make sure you’re shopping a legitimate site. Read product reviews or check the BBB website.

Watch out for fake coupons. Scammers use pop ups and email ads to steal money and identity information.


There’s plenty more where that came from! Check out the full Tip of the Day Archive below!

Tips from November 2019

Wednesday November 27th On Thanksgiving, remember not to leave food out at room temperature for more than 3 to 4 hours. Make sure that...
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Tips from October 2019

Thursday October 31st Bring an extra bag when you go trick or treating, just in case yours breaks! Wednesday October 30th Turn your old...
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Tips from September 2019

Monday September 30th To keep cut flowers smelling fresh, make sure you remove any of the stem leaves that will be underwater in your...
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Tips from August 2019

Monday August 26th Hangover remedy: Eat some honey. Honey provides your body with the essential sodium, potassium, and fructose it needs to break down...
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Tips from July 2019

Wednesday July 31st When watering houseplants, use lukewarm water. Cold water may chill their roots. Tuesday July 30th When going over 40 mph it...
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Tips from June 2019

Friday June 28th  When making hard boiled eggs throw in one teaspoon of baking soda. The shell will slide right off when they’re done...
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Tips from May 2019

Friday May 31st Quickly get rid of motion sickness by tilting your head to the side. Thursday May 30th If you start to feel...
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Tips from April 2019

Tuesday April 30th The secret to peeling oranges? Gently press and roll it on the table first! Sometimes you can get the whole shell...
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Tips from March 2019

Friday March 29th Want crystal clear ice cubes? Boil the water before freezing it! Thursday March 28th Make your perfume/cologne last the entire night...
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