word to the wisepriceline

I’m writing this from Lloyd’s iPhone so this will be short. 8 words: don’t order a one star hotel on priceline. Full story and photos when we get home on Tuesday. While you’re waiting, why not share a handy household tip?

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Lloyd Sommerer is a middle/high school teacher who likes to build websites, read books, grow beards, make fun of Lauren’s prototypes and eat the sauce of the picante.

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19 Responses to “word to the wisepriceline”

  1. Deanne Said on:

    How about don’t order a one star hotel period. Sorry, Lauren & Lloyd. No fun at all.

    Is your kitchen short of counter space? Use your wall space--shelves, grids, hangy things of all types can clear your counters.


  2. Beth Said on:

    Regular Zest soap (the bar soap variety) will get grease/oil/butter stains out of clothing. Keep a bar under your kitchen sink, or next to your utility sink by the washer. It’s handy.


    • Lisa E. Said on:

      This sounds great because I strongly dislike grease stains on my teaching clothes. Do you just rub it on? Does it need to sit awhile?


  3. Beth Said on:

    Just rub it on. Enough to leave a layer of soap over the stain…then throw it in the washer. Or if it’s especially bad, rinse it out and put more Zest on, then wash it. Done. 😀


  4. Brad Said on:

    If you have rabbits eating your garden plants, you can easily get them out with a shovel.


  5. Peggy Said on:

    You’d think I’d have at least one ….. ???


  6. Annette Said on:

    Clean as you go.


  7. Rae Said on:

    If you raise your dryer a couple feet off the floor it saves your back from bending over all the time. (We ‘Sam’ built a simple box out of plywood.)


  8. Curt Said on:

    “So you say you have a hard time cleaning your pots and pans?” Use an engine degreaser, it works wonders. If that doesn’t work, use steel wool.


  9. Dana Said on:

    How long did it take you to type that?! lol… I am no good at texting. Maybe it’s just people over 30?

    household tip: to get rid of hard water stains on your kitchen taps -- wrap a few old face clothes around your taps, pour over pure vinegar until soaking wet. Let sit for a few hours. Wipe down sink area with wet face clothes … Voila! Stainless steel has no more hard water stains.. and you didn’t have to use a muscle. 🙂


  10. Karla Said on:

    Hey!! What happened to my hint? Am I stuck in moderation?

    Mine was -- don’t clean your glasses with tissues with lotion in them, like Puffs plus, unless you like streaky lenses.


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