When putting keys on a key ring, use a stapler remover to hold things in place. It’ll save your fingers from getting hurt, plus it makes it way easier to slide keys onto the ring.
Brighten up your dirty tennis shoes by using nail polish remover. Just apply it to the rubber soles and other material it won’t damage, and watch the grime disappear.
Put just a bit of balsamic vinegar in your water when making hard boiled eggs. This will dye them just a bit so if they get mixed with your other eggs, you’ll be able to tell the difference.
Make cleaning your microwave easier by doing this trick. Put some vinegar in a bowl, microwave it for a bit, and then when you go to clean the inside of your microwave, the gunk will slide right off!
When travelling or just in general, keep emergency money in an empty chapstick tube. No one will expect money to be in there, so you know it will be safe.
If you have a favorite pair of flip flops that have a broken strap, no need to fret. Put the strap back through the flip flop and then put a bread clip at the end of it. This will keep the strap from coming undone.
Take the spring from a pen and put it around the base of your charger that connects to your phone. This will prevent the cord from snapping at breaking at that end.
Use a glue gun to make the bottom of slippers less slippery! It adds grips so that you can walk better in slippers without falling over!
For runs in your nylons, add a bit of clear nail polish around it. Once it dries, the nail polish will prevent the run from spreading!
If you need some lighting, don’t just use your phone. Fill a clear bottle with water and attach your phone or flashlight to it. The light will reflect the light, making a much brighter lantern for you to use.
Don’t hand clean your blender after using it; that takes FOREVER! Instead, rinse out the dirty blender, fill it with warm water and soap, and then run it for a few seconds.
Use a pants hanger to hold your cookbook when cooking. You can hang it form the stove vent or knob so that you have a hands-free cookbook holder.
Never make a mess ever again when cooking pancakes with this great tip! Simply put the pancake mix in an empty and clean ketchup bottle (or something similar). You can just squeeze out the mixture, making things so much cleaner.
If a room in your house smells, then put a dryer sheet over the AC unit. This will push clean, scented air into the room, making it smell so much better. You can also put the dryer sheet on the back of a fan, too.
Color code your keys by painting them each a different color. That way you know exactly which key goes to what thin.
When putting shirts away, store them vertically instead of stacking them on top of each other. This allows you to see what shirts you have without having to dig through a huge pile.
In order to drink the right amount of water every day, make marks on your water bottle. Have a tick for each hour, marking how much water you should have drank by that time.
Use a toilet paper or paper towel roll to store wrapping paper. Simply cut the roll (if needed) to make a cuff for the wrapping paper that will keep it from unraveling.
Prevent nasty juices from building up at the bottom of your trash bag by putting a layer of newspaper down there first. The newspaper will absorb any gross juices, keeping your garbage much more sanitary.
For emergency purposes, keep a card in your wallet with your blood type, allergies, emergency info, etc. That way, in case anything happens to you, you can know that all the information people need to know is available.
Store your ornaments in plastic apple containers or egg cartons (depending on the ornament sizes). These are a perfect way to keep your ornaments safe and organized when they’re not in use.
In order to fill a bucket that won’t fit in your sink, simply use a dust pan! Put the wide end under the sink and use the handle to funnel water into the bucket. Genius!
When cooking, water can easily boil over and spill onto the oven. Prevent this from happening by putting a wooden spoon over the top of the pot. The water will boil but won’t spill over!
If you want a cold drink but all you have is lukewarm stuff, don’t worry! Just wrap a wet paper towel around the drink, stick it in the freezer, and in about 15 minutes, the drink will be refreshingly cold!
If you’ve lost an earring or something small, it can be hard to find. A great way to do this is putting a stocking over your vacuum hose, and then sucking things up. The earring will get sucked up but not go down the tube! Awesome!