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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

#842 Ideas to Make Life Easier

Thanks, Orv.  I know that some of these work. We have used the fitted sheet technique for years. I do NOT guarantee that all of them will work. Just thought you might find them of interest.

Why didn’t I think of  that?!  We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than  once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that  solve everyday problems.

Hull strawberries easily  using a straw.

Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your  furniture will disguise dings and scrapes.  Rubbing a  walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and  scrapes.

Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV  or computer screen with WD-40.

Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch  box by securing with a rubber band.

Overhaul your linen cupboard, store bed linen  sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more  hunting through piles for a match.

Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone &  iPod in a bowl.  The concave shape amplifies the  music.

Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic  bags.

Add  this item to your beach bag.  Baby powder gets sand off your skin easily, who knew?!

Attach a Velcro strip to the wall to store soft  toys.

Use wire to make a space to store gift wrap  rolls against the ceiling, rather than cluttering up  the floor.

Find tiny lost items like earrings by putting  a stocking over the vacuum hose.

Make an instant cupcake carrier by  cutting crosses into a box lid.

For those who can’t stand the scrunching  and bunching: how to perfectly fold a fitted sheet.

Forever losing your bathroom essentials?   Use magnetic strips to store bobby pins, tweezers and clippers,  behind a vanity door

Store shoes inside shower caps to stop  dirty soles rubbing on your clothes.  And you can find them  in just about every hotel.

A  muffin pan becomes a craft caddy.  Magnets hold the plastic cups  down to make them tip-resistant.

Bread tags make the perfect cord labels.

Bake cupcakes directly in ice-cream cones, so much more fun and easier for kids to eat.

Microwave your own popcorn in a plain brown  paper bag.  Much healthier and cheaper than the  packet stuff.

Install a tension rod to hang your spray  bottles.

Turn your muffin pan upside down, bake  cookie-dough over the top and voila, you have cookie bowls for  fruit or ice-cream.

Freeze Aloe Vera in ice-cube trays for  soothing sunburn relief.

Create a window-box veggie patch using  guttering.


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