Hints from Heloise: Latest Hints from Heloise Column & Archive

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Hints From Heloise: No sound machine? Try a cellphone
(The Washington Post, July 28, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: In the bag, then in the trash
(The Washington Post, July 27, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Make this change count
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Deer deterrance in the garden
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Calendar conundrum
(The Washington Post, July 23, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Pickup plan gets the kibosh
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A home for foreign currency
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Show you care; don’t tear
(The Washington Post, July 20, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Food run for Fido
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Traveling in time
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: How low should electronics go before recharging?
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Heavy cream goes cold
(The Washington Post, July 15, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A light problem at the movies
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A nifty, thrifty folder
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: The case for remembering
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Rules of the ride
(The Washington Post, July 9, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Wax on if parchment is gone?
(The Washington Post, July 8, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: These cards aren’t shuffled
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Ads shouldn’t toot their horns!
(The Washington Post, July 6, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Happy Fourth of July!
(The Washington Post, July 4, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Must hummingbirds see red?
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: What caused the white streak?
(The Washington Post, July 2, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: IRS calling? Probably not.
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Conveying a germ concern
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: New home for the foam
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: This tape takes charge!
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Stick it to the dirt
(The Washington Post, June 25, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Nonstick skillets and nonstick spray
(The Washington Post, June 24, 2015; 2:51 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Wash and wash again?
(The Washington Post, June 24, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Who gets our medical papers?
(The Washington Post, June 23, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Why do these things rust?
(The Washington Post, June 22, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Bedlam at the vet’s
(The Washington Post, June 20, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Travel stop can save a lot
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Longer-lasting tire tale
(The Washington Post, June 18, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Take heed of recalls
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2015; 2:10 PM)
 
HInts From Heloise: Leave working dogs to their task
(The Washington Post, June 15, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Mildew mars patio chairs
(The Washington Post, June 13, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Plan to dispose of camp clothes
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Power up with a nap!
(The Washington Post, June 11, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Snagging shells
(The Washington Post, June 10, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Waxing on about ice cream
(The Washington Post, June 9, 2015; 4:09 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Key responses may unlock the box
(The Washington Post, June 9, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: People ponder pill packs
(The Washington Post, June 8, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Better quality is best
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Cans don’t measure up
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Mastering the morning meal
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Rising above the clouds
(The Washington Post, June 4, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Watery layer on yogurt packed with nutrients
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Hints From Heloise: A plug with an upside
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2015; 12:00 AM)