Put a whole onion by the bed in a cup or bowl, if it starts to mildew or shrivel up, replace it.
"I heard about it from a friend, it helps you not get sick" she said. Okay...
About a dollar and easy? Sign me up!
So I did, and my husband found it the other day, and asked me "What on earth is this doing here?"
After the explanation, I realized we have not been sick since I put it there in the beginning of January.
Whereas my co-workers have all succumbed to one bug or another.
(Knocking on wood)
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