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Have you ever been tempted to shell out some extra dough for a bigger hotel room, but couldn’t justify the cost? Good news: Getting the upgrade you’ve been dreaming about can be as easy as asking for it. According to Consumer Reports, 78 percent of people who asked for a better room were granted either a lower rate or a free upgrade.
When you’re trying to get out of the house in a hurry, there’s few things more frustrating than spilling makeup on your freshly laundered blouse. Hopefully this trick will keep you from sending your shirt right back to the dry cleaner and running to the closet for an impromptu change.
Whether by switching to compact fluorescent light bulbs or simply using all-natural cleaners, there are plenty of painless changes you can make to create a green home. When you travel, however, many of those decisions aren’t up to you.
The serving size on boxes of spaghetti can be a bit ambiguous. How many people will two ounces serve and how do you easily measure two ounces anyway? If you’re constantly guessing how much pasta to cook and then packing away the leftovers, this surprising household item may make pasta night a little easier.
Plenty of us are careful when handling raw meat and poultry, but will bite into an apple after a simple rub with our t-shirt. Turns out we might not be paying close enough attention to how we’re handling our fruits and vegetables. According to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 50 percent of foodborne illnesses come from produce. Makes you think twice about eating that apple before washing it, huh?
If your kid’s like to watch cartoons or play games on your iPad, you’ve probably caught them tapping around in other applications. Thanks to “Guided Access,” a new feature in iOS 6.0, it’s easy to prevent photos from getting deleted or emails from accidentally being sent. Here’s how:
It may be tempting to browse your favorite retailer’s sites without registering, but doing so may cause you to miss out on some great bargains.
It may be snowing here in New York (yes, you read that right), but now’s the ideal time to buy sandals. Here’s why: