Heloise is the pen name for an American writer, author and speaker specializing in lifestyle tips including consumer issues, travel, home improvement, pets, health and food. Heloise's mother, Eloise Bowles, started a newspaper column in 1959 that the younger Heloise assumed after her mother's death in 1977.Know More
Heloise, whose real name is Ponce Kiah Marchelle Heloise Cruse Evans, took over writing duties for the "Hints From Heloise" syndicated newspaper column upon her mother's death. Before this, she worked with her mother and contributed to the column for several years as Heloise II. Within a few years of its creation, the column appeared in more than 600 newspapers worldwide and became a widely syndicated newspaper column.Learn more about Magazines & Newspapers
"Hints from Heloise," the popular column offering household cleaning advice, has stain removal tips from how to remove everything from ballpoint pen ink to grass stains. To remove pen ink, place the item face down on paper towels, and use dry cleaning solvent or other cleaning fluid through the back of the fabric. To remove grass stains, pre-treat with an enzyme-containing laundry detergent before washing as usual.Full Answer >
Liquid laundry detergent spills are difficult to clean because they can only be cleaned by water according to Hints from Heloise. The steps taken depend on the type of surface the detergent has spilled on.Full Answer >
Minor scuffs can be removed with a gum eraser, while more stubborn scuffing might require rubbing alcohol according to Hints from Heloise. Depending on how severe the scuff mark is, it can be removed in these two different ways.
Stephen King's pen name is Richard Bachman. The famed horror and suspense author invented the name by combining the name of author Richard Stark and musician Randy Bachman from the band Bachman Turner Overdrive.Full Answer >