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HOUSEHOLD TIPS

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Re-purpose an old CD spindle to make a pretty small cake or biscuit holder.

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

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Keep brown sugar soft by storing with a couple of marshmallows.

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Use a fork to press garlic when there is not a garlic crusher available.

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To prevent potatoes budding, add an apple in the bag

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

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Use hairspray on the end of your sewing thread to help it slide through the eye of your needle.

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Easily draw out a splinter for easy removal by applying a paste of baking soda and water.

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Clean cat litter trays quickly by lining with a garbage bag. Remove pet hair from furniture and carpets with a squeegee.

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

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

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Use a magnetic strip to store bobby pins on inside of a cupboard Or store them in an empty Tic-Tac dispenser!

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To clean a wooden chopping board, sprinkle on a handful of salt and rub with a lemon. Rinse with clean water and dry to ensure it is clean and germ-free.

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Repurpose a cereal canister as a trash can for the car.

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

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Deodorize sponges in the microwave. Soak in water spiked with white vinegar or lemon juice and put on fill power for one minute.

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Tie a sprig of eucalyptus to your shower head. The steam will help infuse your bathroom with an invigorating fragrance.

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

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Use a paper plate to prevent splatters when using an electric whisk.

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