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Domestic Goddess Ideas by Linda

Linda - our New England immigrant - never has anything that catches her off-guard.
Now she is the person everybody in these parts calls whenever they have problem.

Her column is updated every day or thereabouts, so check back often for new secrets and tips.

Who's in charge of batteries?

If your vacations find you packing a barrage of battery-powered items such as flashlights, portable CD players, Gameboys, and cameras, you may need to stock up on fresh batteries before your trip.

Rather than run through the house each year checking to see what type of batteries each gadget requires, why not make a list and keep it with your supply of extra batteries.

That way, when it's time to shop for vacation, you can just check your list, take inventory of your battery supply, and quickly see what you need to buy.

By the way, a small shoebox makes a good storage container for extra batteries.

Do you have Domestic Goddess ideas or secrets to share or have a question?

You can Write to Linda!.

Include your first initial and last name and put the word DOMESTIC GODDESS in the subject.

I'll try to use your contribution in a future column.

(Please note that these columns are written several weeks in advance so publishing it will be delayed accordingly.)

Linda, Red and Pup

Hope this helps tame some of your day-to-day beasties a little.


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