17 practical tips for the whole family

We spend a lot of time trying to solve certain problems. Sometimes it takes a while to come up with a solution. So when we do, we’re happy. But will this solution last over a long period of time?

A good solution has to be creative and appropriate for the problem. That means it takes care of the problem in all circumstances and conditions. That way, anyone can use it – like the inventions below.

1. A little warm water in a bag, and ice melts instantly!

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2. Use Velcro fasteners if your belt slides on your clothes…

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3. If your feet are small, try buying kids’ socks. Not only are they cuter, but they’re often less expensive, too.

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4. Old oven racks allow you to double your pizza output!

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5. In just 8 seconds, you can make a nice lock of hair!

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6. If your faux fur robe gets matted, just brush it with an animal brush!

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7. Use a shoe cubby to store your children's toys and stuffed animals! It’s simple, cheap, and efficient.

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8. Your tea won’t get watered down anymore if you make ice cubes out of tea!

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9. So you don't have to keep adding soap to your sponge!

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10. Here’s a trick for keeping two foods separate if you only have one baking pan!

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11. If you don’t have a meat tenderizer, use a jar of coffee instead.

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12. Here's a fun game for your cats: a cardboard box, some holes, and toys inside!

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13. It’s not silly if it works – 300 bulbs planted in under 2 hours!

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14. Google Translate AR makes your life a lot easier when traveling abroad.

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15. Need more hooks in your bathroom? Use an over-the-door hanger on your curtain rod!

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16. A tip for traveling with lotions or toothpaste: just put the amount you need in a plastic bag and seal it with a hair straightener.

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17. Sprinkle some baking soda on your cloth seats and floorboards, let it sit for 15 minutes, and then vacuum it up!

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