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    20 Household Tips & Tricks to Make Life Easier


    Looking for easy ways to make life easier? Then look no further. Check out 20 Household tips & tricks to make life easier from a mom of 6 who’s always looking for simpler ways to do things.

    20 Household Tips & Tricks to make life easier

    20 Household Tips & Tricks to Make Life Easier

    As a mom of 6 housework and life can be a little overwhelming. Ok, a lot. So I’m always looking for ways to make life easier. That’s why I put together this fun list of 20 Household Tips & Tricks to make life easier. 

    We can all use a little something extra in our lives to make life run a little smoother. I always turn to my mom or mother in law when I get stuck on things because they’re a plethora of info.

    They help me figure weird stuff out like how to take a certain stain out or smell out. That’s why it was important for me to put this post together full of tips to make life easier. 

    So read on to check out 20 Household Tips & Tricks to make life easier.

    1.Refinish wood Furniture: Use coconut oil to refinish wood furniture. It brings out the woods natural color, re-hydrates the wood, and takes away old musty smell.

    2.Bugs in the Sandbox:Put Cinnamon in your kids sandbox and it will keep bugs away.

    3. Nail Polish that will last:Make nail polish last longer on your nails with vinegar by taking a cotton ball and cleaning unpolished nail. Then apply nail polish and it will last longer.

    4.Stinky Shoes:Put Teabags in smelly shoes to take stink away.

    5.Burnt on Mess in Pans:Sprinkle pan generously with Baking Soda, pour hot water over top about an inch or two deep and soak for a couple hours. Try boiling for a few minutes first if the mess is bad.

    6.Clean Fruits and Veggies: Use vinegar as a fruit wash-rinses away germs.

    7. Reduce Fat in cakes,muffins,cookies and breads: Replacing butter in a recipe with banana  Substitute an equal amount of mashed banana for the butter in the recipe. If a recipe calls for 1 cup softened butter, for example, pack  1 cup with mashed banana.

    More Tricks and tips to help make life easier

    8.Stinky Garlic Hands after Cutting Garlic?Remove Garlic smell from hands with a stainless steel spoon or item. Just wash hands and rub item all over hands even hard to reach areas and the smell will be gone. 

    9.Ants attacking your house: Spray doorways and windowsills  with Vinegar to keep them out.20 Household tips & tricks to make life easier


    10. Itchy mosquito bite: Rub some Vick’s Vapor Rub on a mosquito bite and it will sooth it away.

    11. Cough remedy: Rub Vick’s Vapor Rub on the soles of feet and between the back of the knees to sooth away cough.

    12.Remove stubborn dirt/scuff marks on walls: with diaper wipes. Just rub away and stains come off.

    13.Keep Bananas Yellow Longer: Pull bananas apart before displaying them in your fruit bowl. If you leave them connected at the stem, they’ll ripen faster and go brown quicker. Who knew?!

    14.Bleach Smell: To remove bleach smell from hands ,pour a little vinegar or lemon juice over your hands then rinse. 

    15.Tight New Shoes: If your new shoes are to tight put the nozzle of your blow dryer into shoe and turn on low. When shoe gets warm, stuff with paper or socks to stretch it.      

    16.Removing Grease Stains on Clothing: Dab sine dawn liquid dish washing detergent on the grease stain and then wash as usual and the stain will be gone.

    17.Clean up Glitter: Drop glitter all over the place? Use a play dough ball to pick up glitter.

    18.Cure Burned mouth from Spicy Chilly peppers: Don’t drink water, put salt in mouth. It will neutralize the sting.

    19.Remove Grass Stains: Remove grass stains from clothing. with Karo corn syrup. Rub onto stain & wash as normal.

    20.Heal a Paper Cut:  Rub Chap stick on a paper cut to stop the pain immediately & heal cut.

    Looking for more tips? Check out some household uses for Dryer sheets here.