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HOUSEHOLD TIPS

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

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

3

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

4

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

5

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

6

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

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Boil orange peel and cloves to get rid of unpleasant smells in the kitchen.

8

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

9

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

10

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

11

To prevent potatoes budding, add an apple in the bag

12

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

13

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

14

Store cupcake and muffin cases in a mason jar

15

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

16

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

17

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.

18

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

19

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

20

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