Sunday, November 23, 2008

How can I freshen up my silk ties?

Problem: I work in a position that requires that I wear ties to work everyday. I have a lot of ties but find myself buying new ones constantly because after some wear they always get dull and flat. What can I do?

Solution: Page 9 of Elementary My Dear Watkins suggests that you wrap a damp towel around your iron and set it on the highest setting. Wave the iron back and forth closely over the tie but don't actually touch it. This will bring it to it's original form!

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Fun Freebie

In a recent comment, Jess mentioned that she and I met at a conference and that one of my little Shout packets got a stain out of her blouse. I remember you, Jess, and our lovely dinnertime conversation. But funny you should mention it...

I'm rearranging my office and trying to clear things out and I just ran across one last bag of Shout wipes attached to a bookmark advertising the Smart Chick Mystery series. I thought I had given them all out about a year ago, but this last little bag was hiding from me.

So if anyone else would like one of these bookmarks/Shout wipes, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (no extra postage necessary) to:

Mindy Clark
PO Box 38
Dresher, PA 19025

and I'll send one to you. Make sure that somewhere in or on the envelope you write the word "Shout" so I'll know what you want. Looks like there's about 100 left, so I guess I should qualify this by saying "while supplies last". But not to worry--if you send me an envelope and I have no more of these, I'll send you another one of my little freebies: a packet of Creole seasoning (to get you in the southern spicy mood to read Whispers of the Bayou!)

Hope to hear from you soon!