When removing bed linens from the dryer, fold the fitted sheet and matching pillow cases inside the flat sheet and store, writes Lila Browning of Rutherford, Tenn.
When it's time to change linens, the entire matching set will be neatly folded together. No more searching for individual pieces.- TO SAVE CLEANUP TIME on a paint job (oil or latex) that will take several days, wrap brushes in aluminum foil and pop them in the freezer. Defrost for about an hour before getting back to work. Source: Another Use for ... 101 Common Household Items, by Vicki Lansky (The Book Peddlers, $6.95)
- SQUIRMING TODDLERS are hard to groom.
That's why Sherrill Winslow Swaim of Memphis keeps a comb behind her child's car seat. "You can then comb his hair while he is confined. There is no running or chasing," she says.
- AIRLINE BAGGAGE TAGS make quick IDs for children's lunch boxes, book bags and gym bags. Or hang them on a zipper of jackets and sweaters. Use masking tape or labels to adapt them for the needed message of the day. They are strong, noticeable and easy to change. Source: Sharon Whitaker, Olive Branch, Miss.