The winner: As soon as I get home from being out, I remove my 2 rings, watch, gold bracelet and hoop earrings. I have a larger ring where I put them. You have everything in one place and it’s less likely that you will lose or misplace your valuable items. Ana Maria Martinez, Indian Trail
I made cute pillows from $4 lined placemats from Target. Just opened the side seam and stuffed with fiberfill and stitched. Debbie Hix, Huntersville
DIY weather strip repair
The weather stripping on my back door had a “smooshed in” place at the very bottom, creating a little space.
I didn’t want to go to the expense of replacing the stripping on the entire door, so I stuck a little dab of Play-Doh up in it. That filled out the area and now no air – or bugs – coming through. Rachel Davis, Mooresville
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