Hints from Heloise: Latest Hints from Heloise Column & Archive

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Hints From Heloise: Service window is open too long
(The Washington Post, October 20, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Dryer lint is a no-no for birds
(The Washington Post, October 18, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Wrapping up a travel problem
(The Washington Post, October 17, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Spray leaves microwave ‘spark’-ling
(The Washington Post, October 16, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Got a gummy mess? Chill out
(The Washington Post, October 13, 2014; 6:14 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Cut in material but not in cost
(The Washington Post, October 13, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints from Heloise: Bike basics
(The Washington Post, October 11, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Money takes a trip to the wall
(The Washington Post, October 9, 2014; 4:23 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Preview the menu
(The Washington Post, October 9, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Self-Cleaning Cast Iron
(The Washington Post, October 8, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: I didn’t order this!
(The Washington Post, October 6, 2014; 6:42 PM)
 
Hints from Heloise: Public Restrooms Not So Hot
(The Washington Post, October 3, 2014; 5:37 PM)
 
Hints from Heloise: Cleaning with rubbing alcohol
(The Washington Post, October 3, 2014; 5:00 PM)
 
Hints from Heloise: Longer-lasting flowers
(The Washington Post, October 3, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints from Heloise: Only one way to clean clothing?
(The Washington Post, October 2, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints from Heloise: Vinegar dispenses a clean solution
(The Washington Post, October 1, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints from Heloise: ‘Open,’ says the thief!
(The Washington Post, September 30, 2014; 11:59 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: After relative dies, address book survives
(The Washington Post, September 27, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Peanut butter tames tar on car
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: These jeans caused pain at the dentist
(The Washington Post, September 25, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Canned foods timetable
(The Washington Post, September 24, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Recipes of mystery
(The Washington Post, September 22, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A sparkling spa
(The Washington Post, September 19, 2014; 2:01 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Analyze before you buy
(The Washington Post, September 19, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A ‘grate’ cleaning solution
(The Washington Post, September 18, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Butter and margarine
(The Washington Post, September 17, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Hold on to health history
(The Washington Post, September 16, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Hotels need to see the light
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Litter-box lessons
(The Washington Post, September 13, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Picture this digital organization
(The Washington Post, September 12, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: HE washers and delicates
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2014; 10:48 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Is Worcestershire best served cold?
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Will my sheets blow up?
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2014; 6:01 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Drips to go!
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A pigeon problem
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2014; 4:46 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Packing with pouches
(The Washington Post, September 5, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A vote for volunteering
(The Washington Post, September 4, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A tip for housekeeping
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Called to distraction
(The Washington Post, September 1, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Can you save the bouquet?
(The Washington Post, August 30, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Help for houseplants
(The Washington Post, August 28, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: What’s in Worcestershire sauce?
(The Washington Post, August 27, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Stainless-steel scratches
(The Washington Post, August 26, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A cool place to eat is not a treat
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Perilous plants
(The Washington Post, August 23, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Throwaway stems put to good use
(The Washington Post, August 22, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: What to do with ormolu
(The Washington Post, August 21, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Storing cooking fat — the sequel
(The Washington Post, August 20, 2014; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Security is in the chips
(The Washington Post, August 19, 2014; 12:00 AM)