Tons of home remedy tips and tricks PART II : Creative ways to make your life easier!

Welcome back to “You’re Welcome” Wednesday, where I share a creative tip with you that’s bound to make you say…THANKS!
Yup,  got another one. 
…Another random (but SUPER helpful) email with some amazing tips in it!
(See my first one HERE…also extremely helpful.)
I have no one to credit for the content, 
photos, ideas, or instructions…
I am simply passing this along to you!
Though, just for the record, I think most of these ideas are from Pinterest.
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CREATIVE WAYS TO MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER:


Hull strawberries easily using a straw.

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

Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV
or computer screen with WD40.

Keep cut apples from 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 or 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.

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.
You can find them
in just about every hotel or at the dollar store.

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.

Use egg cartons to separate and store
your Christmas decorations.

Fun, right??
I don’t know about you, but I’m going to try these things ASAP.
You’re welcome :)

Comments

  1. funcheaporfree says

    Hello Paula,
    It looks like the pictures are working properly and showing up on my computer. Which internet browser are you using? Please try again and let me know if you still have problems so I can fix it for you!

  2. Linda says

    5/7/12
    I am using Google Chrome & I can't see the pictures on this list, but I CAN see the ones on the 1st list. Why? What to do? THANKS for any helpful suggestions!

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