Most days you probably just go about your business of peeling bananas or closing bags without giving a second thought to how you actually go about doing those things.
Well, that’s all about to change, as these tips and tricks will make doing those simple everyday things even easier.
You could just shove it in your mouth — completely acceptable — or you could cut the bottom off and turn it into a sandwich so you get frosting in every bite.
2.Crossing Out Words
You probably just cross out words with lines, but if you cross them out with letters, they won’t be legible.
3.Organizing Spray Bottles
Using a clothing rod to hang your spray bottles will help you to save space (and eliminate that fun domino effect of grabbing a bottle and knocking over the whole row.)
There’s nothing more frustrating that reheating something only to have the outside perfectly warm and the inside perfectly, well, not. Solution? Dig a hole in your leftovers when heating them up in the microwave so the heat will spread evenly.
Whenever you buy a product, go to the manufacturer’s site and upload the digital version of the manual onto Google Drive or Dropbox, and you’ll never have to keep paper copies again.
The trick ? Twist the loose end as much as you can and to push it through the knot.
7.Filling a Container With Water
If you have a container that can’t fit in your sink— and who doesn’t? — carefully position a dustpan in a way that will funnel the water into the container below.
8.Keeping Cords Untangled
This actually solves two problems — keeping cords untangled and making use of those annoying bread tags. Just wind them up, attach it, and you’re good-to-go.
To take up less space, roll up your clothes when packing (and that doesn’t mean just rolling them up into a ball and shoving them in there.)
You know how you put cheese on a sandwich but the slices are round and the bread is square? So much wasted real estate! Instead, cut round sandwich fillings in half to ensure you’re covering every inch.
11.Opening a Key Ring
To save your nails, teeth, and sanity when trying to attach a new key to a key ring, use a staple remover.
12.Removing Trash Bags
Drill holes in a trash can to prevent suction issues when pulling out and inserting a trash bag.
3.Using Sauce Cups
Unroll the rims of those fast food bad boys so you can dip your burger in ketchup or add even more ketchup to the cup.
14.Eating Cheesy Snacks
If you’re not a fan of having flavor-dusted stains on your fingers when you eat snacks, bust out the chopsticks to prevent that from happening.
15.Eating Popcorn From a Bag
Speaking of messy hands when snacking, let’s eliminate getting butter stuck all the way up on your arm from reaching into the popcorn bag by strategically ripping the bag for easy access.
16.Listening to Music on Your Phone
Want to enhance the sound? Put your phone in a cup when playing music. It should go without saying, an
17.Keeping Pastries Fresh
Place a slide of bread on your cake or with your cookies in a bag to keep them soft and moist because unless it’s a scone, nobody wants dry baked goods.
Want to keep the straw from rising out of your can? Turn the tab and place the straw through the tab. There you go.
And when serving drinks outside that aren’t in a can, top them with a cupcake liner so you don’t have to worry about pesky flies.
Ever frustrated when trying to get out Tic Tacs? This will solve that problem.
Take a deep breath…no, really. The proper way of breathing is to breathe from your abdomen, not from your chest. Breathing from your chest area will result in shallow breaths and less oxygen intake.
The best thing since sliced bread? Slicing the bread without squishing the top by turning it upside down and slicing it from the bottom up.
23.Making Iced Coffee
Nobody but weirdos likes watered down coffee, so freeze coffee into ice cubes to make iced coffee that won’t get diluted by regular ice.
Sure, new shoes look nice, but they can be uncomfortable until you break them in. Cut to the chase and take a thick pair of socks, wear shoes, and then use a hair dryer to blow on the tightest corners. Keep repeating until the shoes fit comfortably.
Ice cream rescue! Keep it in a ziplock bag when you stuff the tub in the freezer, and your ice cream will stay soft and not harden to the point where you’ll have difficulty scooping it. Plus, no freezer burn.