I’ve been reading up on simple hacks to make life easier. Here’s a few of my favorite. Comment below with your favorite.
1 – Put a marshmallow in the bottom of ice cream cones before filling them. The marshmallow stops ice cream from dripping out the bottom of the cone.
2 – Use newspaper instead of paper towels to wipe windows, mirrors etc. Newspaper doesn’t leave lint on the glass and results in less streaks. Give it a try.
3 – When microwaving pizza, put a small glass of water in the microwave to keep the crust from getting chewy.
4 – Use a paper clip to help put on a bracelet when you don’t have anyone to help you!
5 – When cooking with honey, coat measuring cups and spoons with a few drops oil to help the honey slide out more easily.
6 – Use a paper clip to mark the end of a roll of tape. You’ll be so glad you did the time you go to use the tape!
7 – Clean out an old lotion bottle to keep your keys, phone and cash in safekeeping at the beach.
8 – To remove the stem from strawberries, use a straw.
9 – Put a wooden spoon across a boiling pot to keep it from boiling over.
10 – Put a stocking over the end of a vaccuum to find earrings.
11 – If you’re at a hotel and run out of plugs, the TV has a USB connection.
If you are interested, make sure to check out the Homesteaders section on Amazon. Here, you can find books and guides on how to easily homestead and tips on how to do it better.