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50 Random Tips Everyone Should Know

In today's, busy, fast past, hectic world, it's nice to have a few tricks up your sleeve to help you get through the day. Today I'm passing along 50 brilliant tips that may just make your day run a little smoother.

1. How to fix a photo with closed eyes in Photoshop. If you don't have Photoshop you can use this similar program for free. (view Photoshop tutorial)

2. Make your own DIY Goo Gone using one part vegetable oil and two parts baking soda. (source)

3. Use expanding foam to hold decorative branches in place. (source)

4. How to fold a fitted sheet. (source)

5. Line your tacos shell with lettuce before piling on the rest of the ingredients. If your taco shell breaks, the lettuce will keep everything else from falling out and making a mess. (source not found)

6. Use S hooks to organize purses, umbrellas, and other items in your closet. (source)

7. Store oddly shaped items on a shelf using bungee cords. For wood shelves, just drill small holes in the wood, weave the bungee cord through and secure with a knot. Great idea for sports equipment and kids stuffed animals. (source)

8. Pour a small amount of pine sol in the bottom of your toilet brush holder. It will make the bathroom smell great and give you a little more cleaning power the next time your scrub the toilet. (source)

9. Use canning jar lids to make perfectly round eggs for your breakfast sandwich. (source)

10. Add a cushion and a cover to your large storage containers to create a secret storage space. (source)

11. Disguise an off-center window with draperies. (source)

12. Place bacon on wax paper in a single layer then roll it up, place in a freezer safe ziploc bag and freeze it. This will keep the bacon from sticking together when it freezes. Just unroll the bacon, grab what you need and roll the rest back up. (source)

13. Use a bucket to keep exterior cords out of the weather. This is a great idea for Christmas lights! (source unknown)

14. Deep clean your bathroom with a power drill. (source unknown)

15. Attach the garden hose to your broom to easily power wash your deck. Use velcro instead of tape to make it even easier. (source unknown)

16. Use a clothespin to hold nails and keep your fingers out of the way while hammering. (source unknown)

17. Create a storage cabinet out of recycled tidy cat buckets. This would be great in a garage or mud room. (source)

18. When moving heavy appliances, spray Windex in front of and around the feet of your heavy appliances to make them slide more easily across the floor. (source)

19. Use a paper plate to keep splatters to a minimum when mixing. (source unknown)

20. A muffin tin will keep stuffed peppers upright in the oven. (source)

21. Write a letter to your favorite Disney character and they will send you an autographed 8x10 picture. (source)

22. Place Popsicles upright in the freezer for a clean cut. (source unknown)

23. The easiest way to clean your blinds. (source)

24. follow this guide for perfectly cooked eggs every time. (source)

25. Use Clorox Cleaning Bleach Gel to clean your grout. Just pour it on the grout and leave it for 10-15 minutes. Scrub with a toothbrush and let sit for another 5 minutes. Then use water and a mop to clean everything up. (source)

26. Follow this simple tutorial to remove yellow spots on your pillows. (source)

27. Organize your scarves on a hanger. (source)

28. Keep the drink holders in your car gunk free by lining them with silicone cupcake liners. Whenever they get dirty just toss them in the washing machine. (source unknown)

29.Use this guide to test the freshness of your eggs. (source)

30. To clean scorched pans, add vinegar and bring to a boil. remove from heat and add a tablespoon of baking soda. Once the fizzing stops, empty the pan and scrub as normal. (source)

31. You can also use vinegar and baking soda to clean your crockpot. Fill your crockpot with water. Add a cup of vinegar. Slowly pour in a cup of baking soda. (Add only a small amount at a time so it doesn't fizz over.) Turn your slow cooker on low for four hours or overnight and the gunk will wipe right off. 

32. After you've drilled a hole in the shell and drained the water, putting a coconut in the oven for 10-15 minutes on 400*F should crack the shell and help separate the meat from it. (source)

33. Follow this tutorial to recondition and re-season your iron pans. (source)

34. Heat up an entire room with a terra-cotta pot and some tealight candles. (source)

35. For a super simple and healthy snack, slice a sweet potato and place it in the toaster. Top with your desired topping and enjoy. (source)

36. Need to cook two pizzas at once. Cut them in half and arrange them like the photo above. (source)

37. Use two large hooks to store your ironing board. (source)

38. Wheels can be expensive. Try using your kids old toy cars instead to create a rolling hamper. (source)

39. Use an egg carton to keep your condiments from falling over in the fridge. (source)

40. Use a paintbrush to dust off light bulbs and other hard to reach areas. (source)

41. WD-40 will remove scuff marks from your floor. (source unknown)

42. Use Bar Keepers Friend to clean a porcelain sink. (source)

43. Need more storage space in your home. Add a cabinet between the studs. (source)

44. Dole Snack Fruit cups can fit on mason jar lids for the perfect snack container. (source)

45. A spring (snag one from a broken pen) wrapped around your charger will keep it from bending and breaking. (source unknown)

46. Pour coffee into an ice cube tray and freeze it. Next time you make iced coffee it won't get watered down. (source unknown)

47. Easily clean your shower curtain liner by placing it in the washing machine. Hang it back up over the shower to let it air dry. (source unknown)

48. Use paper clips to easily find the end of a tape roll. (source)

49. Place an upside down command hook on each side of your trash bag to keep it in place. (source unknown)

50. A twin sized sheet makes a great table cloth and it won't blow off in the wind. (source unknown)

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1 comment:

  1. Great tips..here's another..for stuck on food soak in water with a dryer sheet ")


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