I Wouldn’t Have Thought Of That!

The other day, I received an e-mail that was being passed around the office containing a number of useful tips that I’d never heard of before. I thought they were pretty nifty, so I thought I’d share them with you all!


You can flip a toaster on its side and grill cheese in it. **


You can divide and store ground meat in a Ziplock bag. Just break off how much you need, and keep the rest in the freezer for later!


If you place a wooden spoon over a pot of boiling water, it won’t boil over.


Marshmallows can cure a sore throat. Perfect for kids who don’t like medicine!


You can run a paper bag through your printer!


Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster..


Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminium foil. It will stay fresh much longer and not get moldy!


Peppers with 3 bumps on the bottom are sweeter and better for eating. Peppers with 4 bumps on the bottom are stronger flavored.


Add a teaspoon of water when frying minced beef. It will help pull the grease away from the meat while cooking.


Use a (clean) dustpan to fill a container that doesn’t fit in the sink.


Place a rubber band around an open paint can to wipe your brush on, and keep paint off the side of the can .


Use a staple remover to save your fingernails when trying to add things to your key ring!


Here’s how you keep the straw from rising out of your soda can.


Use a micro-fiber cloth to prevent frost from forming on the windshield.


Use a comb to keep a nail steady for hammering.


Use a Post-It note to catch drilling debris.

** Personally, the toaster idea doesn’t sound too safe to me unless you have an old-fashioned toaster.

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One Response to “I Wouldn’t Have Thought Of That!”

  1. Phil says:

    These are awesome! I need to remember some of these ideas. Thanks!

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