I cut a piece 3×3 or so off of a microfiber towel and then ‘zig-zaged’ the edges. I keep one in my purse and one in my car. The towels quickly wipe off eyeglass lenses and keep them shiny clean. – VMS, SD
Cheap Window Dryer
Grandma used to use old crumpled up newspapers to dry her windows when she washed them. They didn’t have paper towels and even if they would have been available, she wouldn’t have used them. Old newspapers were FREE! (The neighbors shared their newspaper with my grandparents.) – JE, VT
Broom Dust Cover
(Paula says: This tip is one I intend to use. I’ve been fighting ‘daddy long legs’ spiders for years now and they leave webs everywhere. I’ve sprayed and sprayed, but they must come in from outside somewhere in this old house of mine!)
‘BUZZARD BREATH’ in a Garbage Disposal?
(Paula says: When I looked through my files I found this tip: Cut up a whole lemon and grind it through the disposal to remove odors and give the kitchen a nice fresh smell)
Block Dresser Knobs
We looked to blocks over, drilled holes through the middle of them and screwed them to the dresser drawers. They look so neat, and my son is learning the names of the letters and numbers on his knobs – Sara J, UT
Note from Pennywise:
As always, if you have tips or ideas to share, send them to me at Pennywise, Box 518, Kadoka, SD 57543 or better yet, email me at [email protected].
P.S.: Please be sure to mention the "Farm And Livestock Directory" when you respond!