Use a Bottle Top to Seal Plastic Bag

YouTube’s Russian Hacker shows us how to use a bottle top to seal plastic bags and preserve food freshness in the process. This is great for opened bags of rice, dried beans, popcorn or whatever you could possibly think of. All you will need for this hack is an empty plastic beverage bottle, scissors and opened bag of food.

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Rating: 12 (from 26 votes)

Attach Rubber Bands to Slippery Knife Handles for Extra Grip

When it comes to cutting things, I’m all thumbs. Others in my house break out in a cold sweat when they see me pick up the butcher knife. I recently discovered that if you attach rubber bands to slippery knife handles for extra grip, you may just save your loved ones from having to drive you to the emergency room. Perhaps it’s not that dramatic for you, but using elastics on knife handles will make all the difference in your chopping endeavors. Use caution with any of the bonus hacks shown in this video, we cringed during several, including when they demonstrate that you should cut away from yourself by first showing someone cutting towards their hand – Yikes!

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Rating: 1 (from 17 votes)

Clean Bottles and Odd-shaped Containers With Effervescent Tablets

Life just got easier! Clean bottles and odd-shaped containers cith effervescent tablets Simply drop tablet in bottle/container, add water, let sit for 20 minutes, empty, finally just wipe out your container. Plop, plop, fizz, fizz, oh what a relief it is.

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Rating: 3 (from 3 votes)

Keep a Laundry Basket in Your Vehicle to Carry Groceries into the House

Keep a Laundry Basket in Your Vehicle to Carry Groceries into the House

Keep a laundry basket or plastic bin in your vehicle to carry groceries into the house or apartment. Simple, but brilliant! Have you ever had a bag tear whilst delivering groceries from car to house? Carrying multiple bags of groceries at once can be precarious, especially if you have to climb stairs. Just keep a laundry basket in your car. That way any time you do a big shopping you have an easy and safe way to transport your grocery store investment.

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Rating: 2 (from 4 votes)

Hard Boiled Egg Hack – Add Balsamic Vinegar to Boiling Water

According to HouseholdHacker this hard boiled egg hack will prevent cracked eggs from seeping egg whites. The vinegar also tints the eggshell slightly so you can distinguish your hard boiled eggs from the raw ones!

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Rating: 4 (from 4 votes)

How to Make a Home Made Ice Pack

YouTube’s Crazy Russian Hacker demonstrates how to make a home made ice pack. All you need is a ziplock bag, water and rubbing alcohol. These are great to have on hand in the freezer for emergencies!

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Rating: 1 (from 1 votes)