Category: Tips and tricks

Is Your Car Too Hot? Here’s How To Cool It Down

Aluminum coverlet on the windshield of the car to protect from heat and sun inside.
Most people in Omaha, Nebraska, look forward to the summertime. Temperatures are warmer, the sun is out, and outdoor activities beckon. With these months comes some challenges, however. One of the biggest is how to keep the interior of your car feeling cooler. No one wants to ride around town... [read more]

Tips To Perfectly Sharpen Your Knives

Professional chef sharpening knife in the kitchen
Using a dull knife makes you less efficient in the kitchen and can be dangerous. Dull knives tend to slip, meaning you’re more likely to cut yourself. Plus, it’s hard to cook food evenly when it’s been cut with a dull knife. Fortunately, you don’t have to replace dull knives.... [read more]

Follow These Tips For Saving Energy

Close Up Of Woman Adjusting Central Heating Temperature At Home On Thermostat
Does it seem like your energy bill continues to grow year after year? You are tired of paying so much for energy every spring and summer, and you’re looking for ways to save. These tips will help you reduce your energy consumption, which will lower your costs. Incorporate the tips... [read more]

It’s Time To Clean Those Easy-To-Forget Spots

Systematically tidy closet drawer
Spring cleaning is almost here! You may be thinking of the standard and expected things to clean up and get rid of, but this year we challenge you to think outside the box. What are some items you commonly use but hardly ever clean? If your mind has suddenly drawn... [read more]

Growing Your Own Spices Has Never Been Easier

Spices in glass bowls
What is something that you use in almost every single recipe? Spices of course! Spices add variety to your dishes. Since you only have so many combinations of meats, vegetables, and fruits that you can use to cook with, spices add subtle, or noticeable, flavors to all of these ingredients.... [read more]

Tips To Get Ready For Holiday Shopping

Close up of a young woman buying presents online
The holidays are right around the corner, which means it is almost time to start finding gifts for your loved ones! If you have no idea where to start for holiday shopping, we have some tips to help you out. Plan The first thing you will want to do when getting ready... [read more]

Pumpkin Carving Made Easy

Mother and daughter carving pumpkins at a farm
Pumpkin carving can be fun, but it can also be a huge hassle. From deciding what to carve to beginning the carving, the whole process can be more daunting than enjoyable if you let it. Thankfully, we’ve taken some of the creative guesswork out of it for you. Here are... [read more]

7 Signs You Might Need A New Battery

Mechanic checking car battery
Keeping your car’s battery in good condition is an integral part of routine vehicle maintenance. Although it’s often overlooked, your car’s battery is responsible for most of the heavy lifting in getting your car started, as well as charging other important parts, such as the alternator. New batteries can last... [read more]