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Creative Labeling

Experts advise travelers to keep medicines in their original containers when they pack for trips. But what if your warehouse-size bottle of aspirin is almost as large as your carryon? The answer lies in being creative with labels. Often, with … Continue reading

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Fighting Germs on Your Journeys

While you can’t always count on skies being friendly these days, you can count on them being germy. According to Charles Gerba, professor of microbiology at the University of Arizona, the three most bacteria-laden spots on airplanes are toilets, tray … Continue reading

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Make easy canister labels

Do you ever have trouble remembering what’s inside your kitchen canisters? When Jennifer and I were growing up, Mom used four metal canisters to hold flour, sugar, brown sugar — and tea, I think it was — in that order, … Continue reading

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From Coffee Tins to Tofu

Coffee Tins I used to treat myself to those fancy, flavored-coffee and instant-tea mixes — the kinds that come in cool rectangular tins with fitted plastic lids. When the tins were empty, I recited the Savage Sisters’ mantra, “What else … Continue reading

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