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HACKY MONDAYS – NO MORE BROWN BANANAS

By March 12, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

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?

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HACKY MONDAYS – O.C.D. D.I.Y.

By February 20, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

If you’re a little OCD about your DIY, avoid that crusty dried paint on the edge of the tin by wrapping an elastic band around it to wipe the brush on.

Life hacks every Monday on Ladyland. Have you got a good one?

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HACKY MONDAYS – KEEP COOKIES MOIST

By February 13, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

The word ‘moist’ is one of those words that sounds gross and creepy however you say it – I’ve long thought that the most uncomfortable phrase in the English language is ‘moist coin-purse’. It’s not even rude, it just sounds weird – But I’m going to persist with using the word moist in this post for the sake of a good hack.

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HACKY MONDAYS – WHEN BUYING FLIGHTS ONLINE…

By January 30, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

Next time you book a flight online, clear your cookies.

If you’re bouncing about on comparison sites looking at fares, a flight may seem more expensive when you return to buy it because the cookies (which track your browsing history) have told it you’re shopping around.

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HACKY MONDAYS – RUN OUT OF BREAST PADS?

By January 23, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

One of my all time, least favourite moments of motherhood was not long after I had my son. I was standing on the bus, staring into space like a zombie while my child screamed in his buggy. I was at that point where I actually couldn’t even hear him any longer, all I knew was I’d be home in five minutes and I would hopefully never have to see any of these people ever again.

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