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HOUSEHOLD TIPS

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To tell if eggs are fresh, immerse them in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will lie on the bottom, while stale eggs will float to the surface.

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

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

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

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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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Use a tension rod and shower hooks to store saucepans inside a cupboard.

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Use ice-cubes to lift out indentations made by furniture on your carpets.

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Make a simple laundry bag using an old pillowcase and an embroidery hoop.

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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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Store cupcake and muffin cases in a mason jar

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To prevent potatoes budding, add an apple in the bag

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

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

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

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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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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.