Around the house
* Enjoy coffee with a just-perked taste. Brew a pot, then refrigerate. Pour a cupful and heat on high in microwave for about 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, depending on your particular oven.
* Spray lemon-scented furniture polish on the inside of your kitchen trash container. When garbage bag is full, it will slide out more easily.
* When storing summer clothes, use beach bags to organize items like bathing suits, sandals and shorts.
* Keep lettuce crisp. Separate leaves and soak in ice cold water for 20 minutes. Drain on paper towels and dry in lettuce spinner. Place leaves in plastic bag with a paper towel; squeeze out excess air and refrigerate.