NOW HERE’S A TIP

Dubbo Photo News - - Business. - BY JOANN DERSON

Take a bit of time to prep healthy snacks on a Sun­day, and you’ll be able to just grab them through­out the week. Some ex­am­ples are baby car­rots, mixed nuts, pret­zels or cutup fruit.

Probiotics like those found in yo­gurt can help keep your di­ges­tive sys­tem in line when trav­el­ling. Have a yo­gurt a day to keep trou­ble away.

If you have is­sues with sea­sonal al­ler­gies or dry skin, con­sider the hu­mid­ity in your home. Run a de­hu­mid­i­fier to pre­vent dust mite al­ler­gies from flar­ing in win­ter, but use a hu­mid­i­fier if dry skin is your neme­sis.

Spilled wa­ter on your favourite book? Sep­a­rate each page with wax pa­per to keep the pages from stick­ing while it dries out.

“I still have some gift cards left from the hol­i­days. To keep track of the amount I’ve spend and what’s left on the gift cards, I write the bal­ance di­rectly on the card with a per­ma­nent marker. Avoid the bar­code area, and you can write what­ever you like on the card with­out ru­in­ing it.” – con­trib­uted by T.E.

Got greasy stains on your shirt? Rub in some bak­ing soda be­fore wash­ing in the hottest wa­ter pos­si­ble for the fab­ric. The bak­ing soda draws the oil out and away from the fab­ric.

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