Want a homemade egg and English muffin sandwich? This hack will ensure that your egg will be perfectly round and will fit right into the muffin. Grease the pan, then lay a round onion slice into the center. Crack an egg into the ring, season to taste, and cook away.
When candles are used and their wicks are burnt down, lighting them can be a challenge. In fact, you're pretty likely to burn your fingers, rather than getting the wick to light. Next time, use a piece of spaghetti as a wick. Light the spaghetti and use it to light the candle while keeping your fingers a safe distance away.
You know how when you get to the bottom of a box of cereal, all of those crumbs fall out? They create this gummy paste in the milk which is enough to lose your appetite. A colander can solve that. Simply pour the cereal into a colander or sieve. The crumbs will fall out the bottom and the cereal will be much cleaner and more enjoyable.
Want pancakes and bacon, but find yourself on the go? Now there's a solution. These bacon pancakes are easy to eat, even when you're in a hurry. Cook bacon until crisp. Pour pancake batter into a hot pan, place in a slide of bacon, and cover with a bit more batter. You can find the full recipe here.
If you're working on a ladder or are doing another task that requires use of both hands, a pocket magnet may come in handy. Slipping a magnet into your pocket allows you to hold items, like a hammer or nails, without actually using your hands. It will amount to fewer dropped items and a smoother project.
For a kid who falls out of bed, pool noodles may be the perfect solution. Place a pool noodle underneath the fitted sheet. Then, pull the fitted sheet tight. The noodle will work as a soft but effective barrier.
Tired of junk email? Is your email's spam filter not doing the trick? There's a simple solution: filter your email using the word "unsubscribe." You can unsubscribe or block marketing emails in mass using this technique.
If your toilet is about to overflow, all is not lost. See this handy little knob? It's the water shutoff valve. Turn it to the right to stop the water flowing to the toilet, and to save yourself a major cleanup headache.
We all know that Cheetos are delicious, but the dust that covers your fingers isn't easy to get off unless you have soap and water handy. The solution? Eat Cheetos with chopsticks. No more Cheetos dust!
If you've dropped a ring, an earring, or any other small item, your vacuum can help you to find it again. First, secure a stocking or nylon over the end of the vacuum hose. Then, turn the vacuum on and run it around under furniture where you can't reach. Your lost item will be sucked up, but secured in the nylon.
Cats and computers are like magnets. If you need to keep your computer cat-free, just get a cardboard box. Place the box near your computer. As tempting as computers are, cats can't resist cardboard boxes, and you'll be able to work in peace.
Have some old toilet paper rolls? Put them to work preparing for your summer garden. All you need to do is fold over the bottoms of the rolls, then you'll have a great seed starter container. Cheap and easy!
Tired of trying key after key until you find the right one for the lock? A little nail polish can solve your problem. Paint different colored nail polish onto the head of each key so that you can quickly tell them apart at a glance.
Holding ice on a wound is awkward, but these ice packs are moldable and much more comfortable. Simply pour dish detergent into a Ziploc bag and freeze. The detergent turns into a more flexible gel when frozen, making for a more comfortable option for treating injuries.
Have small items that you frequently misplace, like pens or keys? Tennis balls make great holders. Simply cut a slit into the tennis ball, add some glue-on squiggley eyes, and you have a cute little creature that will keep your belongings safe.
A simple pool noodle can protect your car from dents and scrapes in your garage. Cut the noodle in half lengthwise and attach it to your garage side. When you open a door, the noodle will act as a buffer. No more scratches or dents to worry about.
There's never enough counter space in a kitchen, and cookbooks take up a lot of that valuable space. To get your cookbook off the counter, all you need is a pants or skirt hanger. Secure the hanger to your open cookbook and hang it from a cupboard.
There's nothing more frustrating than losing that loose end of a roll of tape. You'll pick and peel at the tape and usually end up shredding it. Instead, simply wrap the end of the tape around a paper clip. You'll never lose your spot again.
Tall boots can collapse downward when they're stored, losing their shape and even getting damaged. But boot supports and boot shapers are expensive, especially if you need multiple pairs. Instead, cut a pool noodle to the length that you need. It will keep the boot supported and costs next to nothing.