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handy hints

Brown Eggs

If you smell eggs and you haven't been cooking eggs, then you could have a gas leak.  If you smell fish then you may have an electrical fault.

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Branding Jar

To open a stiff jar, turn the jar upside down and gently bang it on the floor and hey presto the jar will open.

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Man shaving face

To stop a bathroom mirror from steaming up, rub the mirror with shaving foam.

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Using a Touch Phone

We all use our mobile phones several times every day, so we should clean them regularly with an alcohol wipe and that goes for your tv remote too!

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Soap and Herbs

To keep your nails from getting all dirty when you are gardening, dig them into a bar of soap first.

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Water

To get a ring off a swollen finger, soak the hand in a bowl of iced water.  Do this for as long as you can stand it and the finger swelling will come down.

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Boutique Hotel Bedroom

If you're looking for a way to use your hotel bathroom shower cap - when you are packing up to leave, place your shoes in the shower cap to keep the rest of your clothes and case clean.

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Fresh Green Beans

The next time you use frozen vegetables and you put the bag back in the freezer, slice the top off the vegetable bag all the way across and use it as a tie, to keep the vegetables in the bag.

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Needles

Ever had trouble threading a needle?  Try it this way.  If you are right handed, put the thread in your left hand.  Hold the left hand up and lick the thread.  Put the needle in your right hand and lick the hole end - NOT the sharp end.  Then holding your left hand still, put the needle onto the thread.

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Cupcakes

The correct way to eat a cup cake is to cut along the size of the casing so you now have two cakes, then turn the top one over so the topping is sandwiched in the middle.  Eat!

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