Clever Household Hints
Made in Canada

The simplest way to slice a bunch of cherry tomatoes is to sandwich them between two plastic lids and run a long knife through all of them at once!

Keep brown sugar soft by storing with a couple of marshmallows

Install a regular coat rack low down the to store shoes safely off the floor

Use a magnetic strip to store hair grips on inside of a cupboard.

.. or store them in an empty Tic-Tac dispenser.

Use a Post-It note when drilling to catch the dust.

Organize jewellery on a corkboard for easy viewing when deciding how to accessorize an outfit.

Fill an old box with skewers to make an all-purpose knife block.

Hang onions in cut-up tights or old stockings to make them last months.

Create a thrifty watering can by puncturing holes in the top of a used milk bottle

Remove pet hair from furniture and carpets with a squeegee.

Cover paint trays with aluminium foil to make cleaning up afterwards a breeze.

Flip a toaster on its side to make grilled cheese. Take care !!

Water  straight from the tap becomes cloudy when frozen. To make ice cubes crystal clear, allow a kettle of boiled water to cool slightly and use this to fill your ice cube trays. 

Use a large Muffin / Yorkshire Pudding tin to cook stuffed peppers in the oven - to help keep them upright.

To prevent potatoes budding, add an apple in the bag.

Add 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda to the water when hard-boiling eggs to make the shells incredibly easy to peel off.

Use bread tags to label power cords.

Use non-stick cooking spray in candle holders to prevent wax from sticking to the sides.

WD40 can be used to remove crayon marks from any surface.

When hanging a picture frame, put a dab of toothpaste on the frame where you need the nails to be. Then simply press against the wall to leave marks (which can later be wiped) as guides for hammering in.

Put a dry towel in with a wet load to reduce the drying time ( this really works, I've been doing it for years! )


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