Subscribe to HANDY HINTS
 
Subscibe to DEAL OF THE DAY
 


January 29, 2019

Hey Everyone!

Tonight in Chicago the temperature is dropping, we are heading into Arctic cold temps. The high for tomorrow is -13 degrees, with the low of -55, say what?!?

First, my car will not be happy when I try to start it in the morning to get to work.

Second, my body will not be appreciating the frigid cold, especially on the commute to work. It will take my car hella long to warm up in those temps.

My car is 10 years old so I don't have the luxury of heated seats - boo! But...I'm glad that I purchased this item last year during the winter to help with my daily commute in the cold. The Simoniz Heated Auto Cushion!

It plugs directly into the lighter socket in my car, and has a easy switch to select low, high, or OFF.

After starting my car I instantly plug this in and set it to high. I brush any access snow or ice off my car as my car and seat warmer heats up. The seat warmer heats up pretty quick, so even if my car isn't fully warmed up I'm comfortably warm as I head to work.

I highly recommend this for anyone that lives on the east coast or midwest. More information is available on the site, and you can also read the reviews which holds at a 5 star rating!!

Order your Simoniz Heated Auto Cushion - you'll love it!


Handy Hints Holly
Email your favorite hints
Visit the NEW and IMPROVED archives



Hint 1: Get Rid of Soup Fat

And don't despair about soup that's too fatty—it can be fixed.

If you have time, put the pot of soup in the refrigerator, wait 30 minutes, then skim the grease from the top and reheat.

If you're short on time, add a few ice cubes and remove them as soon as you see grease sticking to them.

Or try tossing a large lettuce leaf into the pot to absorb any extra oil. Discard the leaf once it looks limp.


A great, easy Home Alert System for just $20 - This is REALLY cool...



Hint 2: Make Ice Cubes From Iced Coffee

No need to pour a pot of leftover brewed coffee down the drain. Freeze the liquid in ice-cube trays to add to iced coffee instead of regular ice cubes.

Your coffee won't lose its potency as the cubes melt.


Hands-Free Calling Has Never Been So Convenient.

'Go Green' Hint: Keep the oven door shut!

When baking, try to resist the temptation to peek at those cookies every 2 minutes to see if they’re ready to nom yet.

Opening the oven door lets valuable heat escape and prolongs the time it takes for the food to cook, thus wasting a considerable amount of energy.