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Smart Solutions for Every-day Problems!

How to use tennis balls to rub your neck and lift weights, how to start a fire with cork and many other creative solutions to your every day problems!

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Use a grater to grate off scorched pastries
Left the muffin too long in the oven and its bottom got all black? Scrape the singed part over a grater, to remove the blackened area.




Citrus peelings to clean mugs
Remove tough coffee or tea stains from mugs by gently rubbing citrus fruit peelings on the insistent stain. 
great daily solutions

great daily solutions

Corks to get a fire going
Keep your corks in a sealed jar filled with rubbing alcohol. Keep it away from any fire source. A moment before you want to start a bonefire or a bbq, put a few corks under the burning material and you'll start a fire within seconds.
 



Use paper napkins to decorate your cakes
You've finished baking a cake? Now take a napking and scissors and cut the paper according to your wishes. Then simply put the napking on the cake and start spreading sugar powder over the cake. Remove the napking with extreme caution and you'll get a lovely an decorated cake.
 
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great daily solutions

Marshmallow to keep brown sugar soft
To prevent brown sugar from hardening, put 2-3 marshmallows with it in the storage bags, and they will keep it from hardening up. 

A tin can as a cookie cutter
Don't have a cookie cutter? Just use an empty (and clean) tin can to make your rounded shapes. A useful tip: Put some flour on the box before cutting the dough.
 
great daily solutions

great daily solutions

Tin foil to improve roasting
To concentrate heat and prevent it from escaping, put tin foil on the gril for 10 minutes. Peel it gently a moment before starting to cook, make it into a ball so it cools down quicker and put it aside. After cooking, you'll be able to use the tin foil ball to scrape the rest of the fat and coal from the grill net. 
Iron pan to hold a recepie 
Hang the pan on the wall of the kitchen so the bottom part is in front of you - ad here you have a great magnetic surface to show recipeis, important reminders and cooking instructions in the kitchen.
 
great daily solutions

great daily solutions
Socks as wiper shields
Slip on a pair of socks on the windshield wipers in the winter night, so the rubber blades are not harmed over night.
 
Rubber kitchen gloves to pick up pet hair
Use rubber kitchen gloves and pass your hands over padded surfaces. The hair of the pets will sticked to the rubber gloves, away from the couch. Don't forget to wash the gloves well after your done. 
great daily solutions

great daily solutions
A plastic bottle as a funnel
Take a plastic bottle and cut it in half to use a funnel ot transfer dry or wet materials to jars and boxes. 
Tennis balls give great massages
Put two tennis balls in a sock and lie on the floor so the balls are located under the base of your neck. Gently, move your head up and down, until those areas of pain feel a relief... 
great daily solutions

great daily solutions
Tennis balls as home weights
You don't have to go to the gym to work out. Pick up weights in the comfort of your home. Make a small incision in the tennis ball and fill it with coins you don't need to create weight...
 
A Tic Tac box will store your condiments
To pack a small amount of spices (salt, peper, sugar and Chili) use empty tic tac boxes - handy and light!
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