8 Simple Life Hacks You'll Wish you Knew Sooner

Written by Grace & Silas

I guess sometimes we all wish we knew something sooner, especially for the things we always thought were impossible for us. But thankfully, with these ten life hacks, you’ll be able to conquer those inconveniences in life. So check them out and let us know what you think!

Removing highlights from your book: Sometimes when reading a book, we accidentally make the wrong highlight and that can be quite frustrating. Well no need to worry, with a dab of cotton soaked in lemon juice, your wrong highlight will be as good as gone.

Missing keys: Everyone seems to be guilty of this, but thankfully, a great way to make sure this never happens is to have a launchpad where you keep everything you need to leave the house. Your wallet, keys, extra change, and anything else you need in your pockets. Putting everything you need there as soon as you enter through the door is a good habit to create.

How to Quickly De-Wrinkle Your Clothes: Have a wrinkled shirt you need to de-wrinkled fast? Well throw a few ice cubes in the dryer with the wrinkled clothes and watch the magic. As the ice melts and the water turns to vapor, it helps make your clothes wrinkle-free.

Easy to make campfire: Having issues getting your campfire set up? No need to worry, with dry lint stuffed in a toilet roll, you’re all good to go!

Hidden Money: If you’re worried about your wallet getting stolen, a good idea is to get a lip balm container, remove all lip balm, thoroughly clean it out, and put some rolled up money inside. Nobody will ever guess!

A good frame bumper: Having trouble with your picture frame falling and scratching your wall? Well with just some hot glue, you can stop that by simply sticking the frame with the glue against the wall and that’s it! 

It’s not the end of your carpet: What would you do if your best carpet was ruined by paint? Well… you might have a bad day. But there’s no need to worry about it; with some denatured alcohol, you can have your carpet brought back to life. Pour some denatured alcohol on the rug and scrub away the paint, then use a rag with a similar color to the carpet and wipe off the alcohol.

Make your rug super soft: To get that awesome plush feeling when you step on your carpet, you can try adding carpet padding. It’s a great way to make your home feel amazing when walking around.

Sometimes, there are just a few life hacks that can make your life feel a lot better and make it easier. So give some of these a try and let us know how it goes.


Meet Silas & Grace

Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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