clever uses

Use A Baking Rack To Turn Tortillas Into Crispy Taco Shells

Crunchy taco shells are delicious, but it takes a long time and makes an oily mess when you have to fry them yourself. You could get store-bought ones, but they often taste terrible. Bake a whole bunch of your own with this removable baking rack setup.


Kill Broadleaf Weeds With Vodka To Avoid Using Harsh Chemicals

Broadleaf weeds like dandelions and plantain weeds can spring up all over the place. If you don’t want to spray them with the chemical-filled sprays, some cheap vodka will do the trick.


Secure And Protect Furniture Drawers For Moving With Plastic Wrap

When you’re moving a dresser or entertainment unit, the last thing you want is for those drawers to go flying open. A little plastic wrap can keep those drawers from opening and help protect the wood.


Sand Wooden Bowls And Utensils With A Brown Paper Bag

If your wooden bowls or utensils are feeling a little furry, it’s likely because the wood grains are raised from repeated washing and drying. A little finish sanding is all they need and if you don’t have high grit sandpaper around, you can use a brown paper bag.


Make Your Own Reusable Mosquito-Repelling Bracelet

You can buy those ugly little plastic mosquito repellent bracelets, but why not make yourself something much more attractive that you also can reuse? One Good Thing By Jillee brings us this interesting DIY project.


Convert Any Case Of Beer Into A Self-Contained Esky

There’s no need to bring beer and a cooler to your picnic. With a few modifications, you can turn the box of any case of beer into a simple ice chest.


Revive Stale Cereal In Your Oven

Pouring that last bowl of your favourite cereal only to find out it’s gone stale is no fun. If you catch it before you add the milk, you can usually revive it with a quick bake in the oven.


Remove Stains From Stainless Steel Cookware With Cream Of Tartar

You can scrub as much as you want, but some stains and discoloration just won’t come off of your stainless steel cookware with scrubbing alone. Fortunately, you can brighten those pans up with some cream of tartar.


Heal Bruises Faster With Witch Hazel

Witch hazel is a natural tropical astringent, which makes it great for treating everything from acne to haemorrhoids. Among its many other uses, witch hazel can also help you heal bruises faster.


Build An Exercise Bike That Won't Let You Watch TV Unless You Pedal It

Exercising is all about finding motivation. This custom bicycle stand you can build at home will let you watch TV while you work out, but only if you keep pedalling.