The winner: To keep electronic cords, ear buds, etc. organized and tangle-free, stand toilet tissue cores on end in a box. If you’re OCD like me, you can even cover them with adhesive shelf paper ($1 at discount store) and put labels on the tubes. Sandy Cay, Charlotte
Windshield shade cools home
The afternoon sun through our patio glass doors makes our house get quite warm. We have an outside rollout shade but needed more sometimes. I purchased two fold-up auto windshield shades with elastic bands on one end. I hang them on the door hinges. Now our house is much cooler. Louise Neal, Shelby
Good to the last drop
Whenever I am at the end of any product that comes in a tube and I can’t squeeze more out, I cut the end off. I am always amazed at how much product is still in the tube. By cutting off the end of a tube of foundation, I was able to get another week’s worth. Marcy Murphy, Davidson
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