The winner: My 2012 Mercedes E350 did not have a convenient place to store my sunglasses for easy retrieval, and I don’t like digging around in the center console while driving. So I purchased a small removable hook and placed it low on the left side of the console on the driver’s side. It lets me hook my sunglasses within easy reach. Lisa LeBlanc, Fort Mill
Rubber band keeps apple fresh
For back-to-school season: If you cut an apple into triangles, then place it back together in its original shape and put a rubber band around it snugly, it will not turn brown for about 9 hours. Londa Goolsby, Matthews
New use for snap bracelets
I have seen rolled gift wrap holders in catalogs for $3-4 each. You snap them around rolls of gift wrap to keep them rolled up. They are just the same as the snap bracelets my daughter liked when she was little. They are at many dollar stores, much cheaper. Teresa Bangle, Albemarle
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