You may think life hacks are too hacky. Many of them are overcomplicated ways to achieve simple tasks that aren't hard, to begin with. But some life hacks are worth it. They will shave time off of your busy life and make chores easier and more pleasant to deal with. Some hacks are ridiculous space savers or simple solutions to nagging problems that you have been reluctantly dealing with for years and years.
The hacks in this list are not silly suggestions. They are useful habits to adopt in your everyday life and to live by moving forward. Chances are you have most of these products in your home already. These are new and novel ways to use the items we use every single day. Sometimes you need someone to give you a suggestion for a better way to do the thing you are already doing. These are those suggestions!
The more you hack...The more you live! With these simple hacks, your life will become so much easier, that you will gain hours of time.
Dress your Christmas tree for Halloween.
Use pillowcases to store sheet sets.This is a brilliant idea and a much better one than I had. If you look in my linen closet right now, you'll see sheets bundled up and shoved in all sorts of places.
Use a magnetic strip to store bobby pins.
Use hanger clips for chip bags.These snap off pretty easily, and they work even better than the chip clips you spend money on. No joke.
Use paracord for broken zippers.
Make your own large mirror.
Elevate bowls to cook more at once in your microwave.
Alternate spoons in your silverware drawer.
Heat up butter with a hot glass.
Make a toothbrush holder out of a paper cup when in a hotel.
Place food around the plate's perimeter to heat evenly.
Place a cutting board on an open drawer for more counter space.
Use Lego people to hold your cords.
Use Command hooks for pot covers.
Your door is a built-in bottle opener.
Create a large plastic bag by turning one inside out.
Use a CD spindle as a bagel holder.
Clip the hotel blinds closed with a hanger.
Put an egg in water to gauge its freshness.
Use binder clips to organize your frozen goods.
Use a pool noodle to protect your legs from your bed frame.
When moving, simply bag up your clothes on their hangers.
Use old tissue boxes to store plastic bags.
Make Vick's ice cubes for your shower.
Use zip ties to organize your cables.
Use frozen grapes to chill your white wine.
Lay old newspapers in the bottom of your trash to soap up garbage juice.
Take someone to Starbucks if they forget their name.