Because they spend so much time sitting near salt water, beach chairs have a tendency to rust. To prevent it from happening to your favorite chairs, give them a quick rinse with fresh water before you fold them up and take them to the car. (This small step will banish built-up salt.) Once you get the chairs home, use a […]
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There are few things that go together like the Fourth of July and a barbecue. But with all those hamburgers and hot dogs, someone’s bound to drip ketchup on their festive attire. Follow these steps to remove any stubborn ketchup stains:
Make wind less of an issue by skipping the tablecloth. If you can’t bear to part with linens, hold them in place by sandwiching each corner with a pair of mutually attracting magnets.
If you’re hitting the road over the long weekend, don’t forget to check your tires first. Armed with just a penny, you can ensure your tires will go the distance. Here’s how:
Need to feed a bunch of hungry kids? Avoid a mess by starting to scoop before the party even begins.
The downside of flying off on vacation: jet lag and all that comes with it (puffy eyes, a dull complexion, water retention, and crushing exhaustion). Didi Gluck, Real Simple’s beauty and health director, shares the symptom-alleviating tips she recently picked up from Anne-Claire Doucet, the spa treatment supervisor at The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental Paris:
Has this ever happened to you? You try on a bathing suit at the store, and think it fits great (or at least as great as a bathing suit can fit). But when you actually wear the suit to the pool, you realize the fit isn’t right: It won’t stop riding up in the back.
Independence Day is of course the day to sport that American flag tee, but a subtler show of patriotism might be just a little more chic. Show your true colors (red, white, and blue!) with this easy outfit equation: