From newspaper to coffee filters all the way to Velcro, realsimple.com has come up with a new list of 101 uses for everyday things. Got some salt?
"11 New Uses for Salt
6. Clean drains. Pour a hot, strong solution (1/2 cup salt for every quart of water) down the drain.
10. Keep shells from cracking when boiling eggs. Add a few pinches of salt to the water."
or maybe you want to make the most out of dryer sheets
"10 New Uses for Dryer Sheets
4. Replace a sachet. Keep a dresser drawer smelling fresh and clean by placing a dryer sheet on the bottom of it.
5. Loosen caked-on food from a pan. Place a fresh sheet in the bottom of a dirty pan, fill with lukewarm tap water, and let sit in the sink overnight. The pan will be easier to clean in the morning. "
whatever it may be, now you'll never let your common household goods go to waste.
101 New Uses for Everyday Things [via realsimple]