Life hacks can be so simple but save you a whole load of time, money and stress. Check out our compilation of the most genius life hacks invented by people at home proving that anyone has the ability to be an everyday mastermind!
The Pringle Problem: Solved
We’ve all been there, it’s Pringle time and you’re getting through them like wildfire. You are living proof that once you pop, you really can’t stop but what’s with the annoying tube when you get a quarter way down? It gets almost impossible to keep on popping those Pringles. Well not anymore thanks to this genius life hack! Problem solved.
The Toilet Roll Tube Cable Case
Cables can be the bane of modern human existence. There are just so damn many of them especially the ones that you don’t use but you know you can’t throw out because the chances of you needing that cable again could increase in that moment of stupidity of throwing them in the trash. So they go in the dreaded cable box, or cable draw, or even a cable cupboard where they merge with all the other cables into one massive and impossible knot. Well thanks to this genius life hack using the inner-tubes of toilet rolls, you can make your very own cable case which is tidy and organized. Result.
How to Keep your Lego and Call it Useful
What is it about Lego that we just can’t seem to grow out of? We know it’s really for kids but it’s just so fun and satisfying. Well now you can use your Lego and make it useful so that no one need every question why you still keep it in your life ever again with this really nifty life hack.
How to Make a Homemade Heat Pack
Whether it’s those dreaded cramps, you’ve done yourself an injury or if you just need a winter warmer, this amazingly simple life hack will do the trick nicely. All you need to do is find an unpaired sock (and let’s face it, we all have plenty of those mysterious creatures) and some flour…They’re actually quite cute too, just make sure those socks are freshly laundered though. If you want a bit of scent, you can add pot puri!
Supercharge your Homemade Ice Coffee
Iced coffee is totally luscious but don’t you just hate it when the ice melts and it gets all watery? Well now you need never fear this happening to you again with this genius life hack. Just make a batch of coffee, wait for it to cool and pour it into an ice cube tray for an instant supercharge to your caffeine fix.
How to Drink in Public (and get away with it)
Unless you’re in somewhere like New Orleans where no one gives a crap if you’re drinking on the street and importantly, where it’s not against the law, those summer days at the park or the beach can lack a bit of buzz. With this simple but genius life hack, you never need to worry about going dry again.
How to Dunk your Cookies
Dunking cookies is one our nation’s favorite pass-times! This is why we think this amazing life hack is so cool because they’ve turned one of our favorite snacks into a genius dipping station with minimum effort.
How to Microwave two Bowls at Once
How many times have you gone to microwave dinner for two only to remember that it’s impossible to fit two bowls in the microwave at the same time? Well now you never have to flip a coin to see who is going to get the nuclear heat dinner and who is going to get the lukewarm dinner ever again with this genius life hack from one savvy mom. All you need is a mug.
How to make a Beer Cooler
There’s no need to buy an expensive beer cooler or have one take up space in the shed with this nifty little life hack. All you need to do is place a plastic sack inside the crate the beer came in and fill it with ice! Super simple and super easy this is one genius lifeÂ hack you won’t be able to live without.
How to Power up your Cleaning (with zero effort)
Those dishes are a real pain but when you get to the pots and the pans with ground on grime, life really does feel like it’s over. Now you can power up the cleaning with zero effort to get those pots and pans squeaky clean with this genius life hack. Who knew power tools were so versatile?
How to Hide Food from Guys
It’s been known that guys can be a bit cheeky when it comes to hoovering up all the tasty snacks in the house and not leaving any for the women in their lives. Well ladies, take advantage of this genius life hack to ensure your chocolate stash stays hidden. You can even use it for a whole bunch of other secret swag and trust us, he will never go looking!
How to Chill your Wine and Keep the Flavor
There’s always the conundrum when you take a bottle of white wine to a party and it’s not yet chilled. The host offers you ice but you don’t want it to get watered down. Well with this simple yet genius life hack, future hosts never have to worry about this again. Simply keep a stash of frozen grapes in your freezer and plop these into a glass of white wine to retain the flavor.
How to Make Noodles with your Coffee Machine
You don’t need to boil the kettle and you don’t need to use up a pan with this genius life hack. Simply flick the switch, heat up and let the water pour down onto the noodle pot of your choice. It works for other stuff too like soup, hot chocolate and more!
Double Usage: Muffin Tin-cum-Dip Tray
When you’re low on space or short on cash but you wanna throw a party for a few of your friends, make chips and dip really easy with this amazing life hack. Just use a muffin or cupcake tin to double up the usage from a tin to a neat and nifty serving tray. You don’t have to be limited to chips and dip either!
Nutella to the end of the Jar!
This super amazing and wonderfully tasty life hack doesn’t have to be limited to nutella. It works for peanut butter, Reese’s spread and just about any other sweet jarred spread you can think of. When you get near the end of a jar simply add in some ice cream and stir, then indulge with a spoon to get the most of your snack and avoid food waste at the same time!
How to Pimp your Ride for under $2
Getting bored of your wheels but don’t have the cash to trade it in for a swankier model or to pimp it up? Well with this genius life hack you only need a few bucks for an instant pimp life to jazz up your ride.
No More Trash Bag Trauma
Trash bags can be a total nightmare. In fact the whole under-sink area is a danger zone and nothing is where you thought it was. Try this simple life hack to start getting that disaster under control, starting with some neat and orderly bin bags. It will make you feel so satisfied you will be thanking us forever for this one!
How to Make a Throw-Away Bowl (and avoid washing up)
Washing up takes up so much of our lives but it’s a necessary evil so that we can indulge in a life-sustaining pleasure: food. But what if we told you that you can make a nifty throw-away bowl out of tin foil in seconds using this genius life hack tip? Well here it is…mess-free snacking.
How to Stop Pizza Going Chewy in the Microwave
With all those awesome pizza deals out there most of us end up with a whole load of leftovers but it leaves us with that annoying need to use the microwave and sacrifice the fluffy texture of the crust as the microwave always makes it go chewy. Well not anymore! Use this genius life hack by adding a glass of water alongside your pizza when you put in and your crust will stay perfectly fluffy.
How to Light a Candle Without Burning your Fingers
We have one of those weird sticks that you can use to light candles. Except it’s broken. Or it’s lost. One or the other but either way it means you have to risk the dreaded finger burn when lighting candles. This genius life hack fixes this problem in an instant. All you need is to do is light a stick of pasta and hey presto…homemade extra-long matches.
Sip and Tan
We totally love this genius life hack and wish we had known about it all our lives. What a great way to get a tan and keep up your fluid intake (margarita counts as fluid right?). All of you off on your vacations soon will most definitely be thankful for this tip.
How to Keep up your Water Intake
On a more healthy note than margaritas, this nifty and genius life hack will help you to keep track of your water intake with a few simple tweaks to your port-a-cup. You can even make one for different drinks like a 5-a-day smoothie!
Reusable Storage: How to Transform your Cupboards with a Magazine Rack
Yes, we’re back to the cupboards because we know you’re hankering after some more amazing life hacks to get your storage space in order. Check out this awesome trick simply reusing old magazine racks and transforming them into smart cupboard storage for cleaning products and a whole bunch of other stuff.
How to Fold Fitted Bed Sheets without the Stress and the Mess
Fitted bed sheets are a god-send when they are actually on the bed but when it comes to neat and tidy storage it seems that no matter how hard we try, they always end up in a big pile of mess. Now thanks to this genius life hack, your fitted sheets can be a god-send both on the bed and in the drawer. We love it.