Madly packing at the end of a holiday and need a bag for your shoes? An excellent excuse to steal the free stuff in the bathroom. Make use of the hotel shower cap and use it to protect your clothes from grubby soles!
ONE FROM THE LADYLAND ARCHIVES
I consider myself a seasoned crafter but today was the first time I have ever dyed eggs. We’re not religious people – Easter basically means ‘The Chocolate Festivus’ in our household – so I’ve never given much thought to non-chocolate eggs.
Painting with kids is so much fun isn’t it?
No. No it’s not. It’s not fun unless they are painting outside, in the garden, naked, on a day hot enough to hose everything down at the end, including the children. But this hack might help to keep some of the paint in one spot if you’re doing it inside.
Mother’s day is coming up! Last year, after my obligatory lie-in, my husband asked me what I’d like to do for the rest of day. My answer was quick and simple. I didn’t want to be taken to brunch, I didn’t want to go on a shopping spree, I said, “I want to lie in bed looking at my phone while you sort out the laundry”.
If you want your bananas to stay yellow, wrap foil around the stems. This will slow their production of ethylene which makes them (and other fruit around them) ripen. Science innit.
Life hacks every Monday on Ladyland. Have you got a good one?