Hints from Heloise: Latest Hints from Heloise Column & Archive

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Hints From Heloise: Hope is in the cards
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Where did the vacuum bags go?
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2015; 5:26 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: New driver has old oil
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Shop with kindness
(The Washington Post, January 22, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A date with your pantry
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Turning magnet ads into fun fridge flair
(The Washington Post, January 20, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Rudeness checks out first
(The Washington Post, January 19, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A new dog rules the house
(The Washington Post, January 17, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: On the road with Heloise
(The Washington Post, January 16, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Noticeable numbers needed
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: What’s that floating in my vinegar?
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: new gift might need some coverage
(The Washington Post, January 13, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Pizza packaging praised
(The Washington Post, January 12, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Some neat treats for your pets
(The Washington Post, January 10, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Belt extender is a pretender
(The Washington Post, January 9, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: At your service call
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: The taste of coming home
(The Washington Post, January 6, 2015; 5:47 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Geographic suggestions
(The Washington Post, January 5, 2015; 5:49 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Labels lead to donation denial
(The Washington Post, January 5, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Where do I put my things?
(The Washington Post, January 3, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Flying collars get bent out of shape
(The Washington Post, January 2, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A new year of giving
(The Washington Post, January 1, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: 2015 is almost here!
(The Washington Post, December 31, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Put the squeeze on recyclables
(The Washington Post, December 30, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Turn your attention to the signal
(The Washington Post, December 29, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Pets shouldn’t chew the fat
(The Washington Post, December 27, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Addressing a postal issue
(The Washington Post, December 26, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Take time to say thanks
(The Washington Post, December 25, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Shopping skills put to the test
(The Washington Post, December 24, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Hanger hangover
(The Washington Post, December 23, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Pedestrian perception
(The Washington Post, December 22, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A Champagne lunch
(The Washington Post, December 20, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Read the time away
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A second order of fries
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Retract your dog!
(The Washington Post, December 15, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Don’t track it in — vac it up!
(The Washington Post, December 13, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A safe launch into a new year
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Long-lasting poinsettias
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Where do pine nuts come from?
(The Washington Post, December 10, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Gas cards can thwart skimmers
(The Washington Post, December 9, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Emergency etiquette
(The Washington Post, December 8, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Birds won’t soar to the stars
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Care comes in many packages
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Vinegar takes on winter windows
(The Washington Post, December 4, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: So bad, a cat won’t eat it
(The Washington Post, December 2, 2014; 5:56 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Old magazines need new readers
(The Washington Post, December 2, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Mumbled messages
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Christmas cards hit the mark
(The Washington Post, November 29, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Don’t leave out the leftovers
(The Washington Post, November 27, 2014; 12:00 AM)