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HACKY MONDAYS – EASY EGG DYING

By April 3, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

If you’ve seen my egg dying post where I attempt to dye some eggs with food dye then marble them with nail polish,  you’ll see that I really could have used this tip last year.

Use a whisk to hold your egg while you dye it and you won’t end up with blue fingers.

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HACKY MONDAYS – PACK SHOES IN A SHOWER CAP

By March 28, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

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!

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HACKY MONDAYS – KEEPING PAINT TIDY

By March 20, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

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.

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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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