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Jun 01

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Fitted Sheets

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By Reena Nerbas Fitted Sheets Hello Reena, There’s a large, ongoing conversation about how to manage fitted bed sheets that are too large for “regular” sized mattresses. We’ve tried the elastic tricks which are cumbersome and don’t work. Is there an easy way to sew a permanent and viable solution? Thanks for any help you […]

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May 18

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Storage Ideas

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By Reena Nerbas Scratched Laminate Floor Dear Reena, My light-colored laminate flooring has a lot of surface scratches, in a high traffic area. Is there any way to touch up these scratches so that they aren’t so noticeable rather than replacing the flooring? You can really see these scratches when the sun shines directly on the area […]

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Apr 27

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Freezable Foods

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By Reena Nerbas Old Christmas Cards and Magazines Dear Reena, I have hundreds of Christmas cards that I will be throwing away. Is there any organization that does anything with them? I also have several magazines that I used to donate to doctor’s offices so that people could cut out recipes. Where should I take […]

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Apr 06

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Cooking Fish

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By Reena Nerbas Cheesecake Dear Reena, I am having a dinner party, and would like to make cheesecake for dessert. Can you tell me if I can quadruple my cheesecake recipe and bake the cake in a large rectangle pan? Cherise Dear Cherise, Quadrupling the recipe is risky, chances are the cheesecake will brown on […]

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