I Thought I Finally Knew All The 'Life Hacks' Out There. But These 23 Proved Me Wrong... YES!

MARCH 21, 2014

Using duct tape. Charging your phone. Hanging your clothes. Keeping chips fresh. ... all of these things are just some of the terrible rigors of everyday life. How do we manage our lives with dealing with such time-consuming and mind-bending tasks? But fear not! There are ways you can complete these horrendous tasks while still being able to enjoy your life! (In all seriousness, though. These super simple, everyday life hacks may make your life a lot easier.)

1.) Use a Post-It note to clean your keyboard.

1.) Use a Post-It note to clean your keyboard.

2.) Use toilet paper tubes as starter pots.

2.) Use toilet paper tubes as starter pots.

3.) Use paper clips to find the end of a roll of tape.

3.) Use paper clips to find the end of a roll of tape.

4.) Use a dry strand of spaghetti to light hard-to-reach candles.

4.) Use a dry strand of spaghetti to light hard-to-reach candles.

5.) Hide emergency money in a sanitary napkin pouch. No one will steal that.

5.) Hide emergency money in a sanitary napkin pouch. No one will steal that.

6.) Cut open a tennis ball. It will now hold almost anything.

6.) Cut open a tennis ball. It will now hold almost anything.

7.) Use paper towel and toilet paper tubes to organize cables.

7.) Use paper towel and toilet paper tubes to organize cables.

8.) Charge your phone while in airplane mode.

8.) Charge your phone while in airplane mode.

9.) Pop can tabs can help layer hangers.

9.) Pop can tabs can help layer hangers.

10.) Use the spring from a pen to strengthen cords.

10.) Use the spring from a pen to strengthen cords.

11.) Plug your devices into a power strip. You pay for "vampire charges" when your electronics are plugged into the wall, but aren't being used. Power strips prevent this.

11.) Plug your devices into a power strip. You pay for "vampire charges" when your electronics are plugged into the wall, but aren't being used. Power strips prevent this.

12.) Use a bobby pin to get ALL of your toothpaste.

12.) Use a bobby pin to get ALL of your toothpaste.

13.) Cheap pants hangers from stores create awesome bag clips.

13.) Cheap pants hangers from stores create awesome bag clips.

14.) Here's how to tie a tie.

14.) Here's how to tie a tie.

15.) Keep your pet food fresh and handy in a pitcher.

15.) Keep your pet food fresh and handy in a pitcher.

16.) Use shower curtain hooks to organize purses.

16.) Use shower curtain hooks to organize purses.

17.) Fill a container with coffee beans and use as a handy makeup brush storage.

17.) Fill a container with coffee beans and use as a handy makeup brush storage.

18.) Freeze grapes and use them to cool down wine without watering it down.

18.) Freeze grapes and use them to cool down wine without watering it down.

19.) Put a lazy susan in the fridge.

19.) Put a lazy susan in the fridge.

20.) Make hash browns in a waffle maker.

20.) Make hash browns in a waffle maker.

21.) Put a laundry basket in the tub with baby, it'll keep the toys organized.

21.) Put a laundry basket in the tub with baby, it'll keep the toys organized.

22.) Dental floss can cut cakes, cheeses and other soft items.

22.) Dental floss can cut cakes, cheeses and other soft items.

23.) Empty paper egg cartons can help cool down your laptop.

23.) Empty paper egg cartons can help cool down your laptop.

All of these are easy to complete and should help you out quickly! (Aside from the toilet paper tube starter pot. That won't magically turn you into a green thumb, but it's worth a try.) Hopefully, these hacks helped you! If they did, pass on the goodness and share them with others.

 

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