Amazing life hacks to make your everyday life that bit easier.
Iced coffee cubes
Sick of your iced coffee getting watered down?
By making conventional coffee in a jug you can then pour it into and ice tray holder and after making ice coffee instead of using normal ice cubs which would melt and ruin you otherwise perfect cup use these new cubes to ensure that your iced latte remains as perfect and as tasty as ever before.
Sick of your friends or you forgetting about the goods you lend them?
After you loan your goods to your friends have them pose for a picture while holding the item you loan them in their so hand so then when scanning back over your photos you'll see the photo of your item and also who has it so you will easily be able to ask for it back and not have another precious book lost in translation.
Easy way to de-stem strawberries for baking and eating
When you have to de-stem a large amount of strawberries for baking or even just for eating an easy and cheap way to do this is by de-steming them with a straw. By sticking a straw up through the middle of the plant you will remove the green inedible portion of the plant and also reduce on waste that would be lost through other methods.
At a hotel and need more charging ports ?
If your at a hotel and you don't have enough open sockets or rather didn't bring any electrical converters having travelled aboard, a good idea is to check the tv as most modern TVs have usb sockets where you can plug in leads for iphones etc to allow them be charged through there.
Looking for an inexpensive cookbook holder?
By getting a conventional hangar used for pants and placing the open pages of your recipe in the clasped teeth you can then hang it off the handle of an above cupboard and wallah! you have a cookbook holder that takes up no space on your work surface and also wont have to be destroyed by your grubby hands or spills from the kitchen!
Don't burn yourself lighting awkward candles
By lighting the end of a piece of spaghetti you can then use it as a wick to reach into candles in an awkward position to stop you from burning your hand on the naked flames. These are a lot cheaper than other fire lighters as they come in such great quantities. But remember to not attempt to eat spaghetti after using it as a wick surprisingly wax just isn't as nice as it looks.
Sick of your soda or beer cans exploding ?
Although many people believe by tapping a closed can on the top will stop it from exploding in fact this isn't the case the most effective way to stop a can of soda exploding upon opening it is to slowly knock it three times before opening gently. Hey Presto! No more ruined trouser legs or awkward conversations with friends about the smell of beer on their carpet
An easy way to open blister packs
Blister packs are notoriously hard to open there tough plastic is dfesinged to stop children reaching the potentially harmful objects inside, although they do keep chuldren out these packs pose an obstacle to adults as well as it seems there is no simple way to open them. A great way to solve this problem is by using a can opener and placing it on the side of pack like you would any can and then just using it like normal.
Use toothpaste to clear hazy car headlights
Hazy car headlights are a problem for all drivers especially older ones a great way to solve this problem and clean them up. Is by getting a small amount of toothpast and simply using a cloth to wipe it around the affected area the chemicals in the paste wil help remove the dirt and grime that may have gathered on your headlights and give a new shine to your car.
Clear out an old lotion bottle then put your valuables inside
Take an old lotion bottle and clean it out removing all residue of the cream or oil. Then fill it with all the valubles you would usually bring to the beach such as your phone, car keys and money. Then place a small distinct mark only you would recognise on the cap so you can distinguish and place it in your bag along with all your other bottles. Now in the unfortunate event of someone pooching through your bag they will overlook this seemingly insignificant bottle and all your valubles will be safe!
Use nail polish to identify different keys
If you have many keys that look identical you can use nail polish to distinguish between them and no longer waste time searching for the correct key. Nail polish is a good alternative to paint as the brush is neater and also less likely to chip or rub off.
Doritos as a fire starter
If your camping and very stucking for fire fuel doritoes act as a great kindler the fat and chemicals in the crisp add new light to the fire and are relatively inexpensive as they come in such big bags
Use a muffin tray to serve condiments
This trick works great at all times but especially good at big events such as bbqs. Its very cheap and also helps to cut down on washing up as you don't have to bother with lots of small plates that need to be washed up this shoe is a one size fits all. Simply take your condiments and put them into the little grooves set out for the individual muffin mixture then have a few teaspoons handy and you're good to go!
Life hacks for the kitchen
Keep pizza warm on the drive home
If your sick of your pizza going cold when driving home from collecting it then simply place it on the passenger seat and turn on your seat warmer(if your lucky enough to have them) the hot air generated will be enough to keep the pizza hot for a lot longer than if it were just left at room temperature.