Hints from Heloise: Latest Hints from Heloise Column & Archive

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LATCH seats (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) are required in most cars manufactured after 2002.
 
Hints From Heloise: Wonderful wicker
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Dirty or clean? Check the soap
(The Washington Post, July 23, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: An update on closed captioning
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Diner is left behind in buffet line
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Wood makes its mark on linoleum
(The Washington Post, July 19, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Wandering wax
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Habitat ReStores save reader cash
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Peanut brittle is back!
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: The search for a good APR
(The Washington Post, July 15, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Soda box doesn’t go over easy
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Fix your home front
(The Washington Post, July 12, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Kiss these stains goodbye
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Have you cleaned your knife block?
(The Washington Post, July 8, 2014; 5:51 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Getting medical records
(The Washington Post, July 8, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Turmoil on the tube
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Wildfire preparation
(The Washington Post, July 5, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Open the door to cleaning
(The Washington Post, July 4, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Dust in the shade
(The Washington Post, July 2, 2014; 5:26 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Chop, freeze, use when you please
(The Washington Post, July 2, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Bank on these checks
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2014; 4:56 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: The titanic towels
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Walk this way, use this spray
(The Washington Post, June 28, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A bag of buttons and pills
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2014; 6:26 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Honey, what a mess!
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Freeze that fat!
(The Washington Post, June 25, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A surprise addition to a dream trip
(The Washington Post, June 23, 2014; 8:38 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Watts up with that?
(The Washington Post, June 23, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Cleaning baseball caps
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Cut college costs by the book
(The Washington Post, June 20, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A nutty way to fix a scratch
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: The flour code
(The Washington Post, June 18, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Ask for an extension
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2014; 5:22 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Busy businesses
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Flea-fighting facts
(The Washington Post, June 14, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Cool cars for hot days
(The Washington Post, June 13, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: The language of linen
(The Washington Post, June 11, 2014; 5:25 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: What makes yogurt Greek?
(The Washington Post, June 10, 2014; 5:00 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: In defense of extended warranties
(The Washington Post, June 10, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: It’s time to clean the grill
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2014; 5:39 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Fun with folders
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Carbon monoxide’s sneak attack
(The Washington Post, June 4, 2014; 4:35 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Frozen eggs are a shell game
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2014; 5:12 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Can a wick make me sick?
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2014; 5:23 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Make your greetings count
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: No leftover bones about them
(The Washington Post, May 31, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Packing pointers
(The Washington Post, May 30, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Add water, get rid of carpet dents
(The Washington Post, May 29, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Parchment management
(The Washington Post, May 28, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: The call you don’t return
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2014; 12:00 AM)