Time savers

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

If you don't want a ring on it

To get rid of water rings on furniture, try rubbing a bit of non-gel toothpaste onto a water ring, then buff with a clean cloth. Or substitute full-fat mayonnaise for the toothpaste; leave it on for at least an hour before wiping clean and buffing.

These boots are tired of walking

After all your running around, try a rejuvenating ginger foot bath. Simmer 1 tablespoon of dried ginger in 4 cups of water for 20 minutes. Cool, then soak feet in it for 10 to 15 minutes.

99 bottles of beer on the wall, and I drank them all

To get rid of a dreaded hangover, eat an egg sandwich on white bread. Experts believe cysteine, an amino acid in eggs, helps break down acetaldehyde, a toxin produced when alcohol is in the liver, which can contribute to a hangover. Your body turns refined carbs into energy, hence the white bread.