Household 'hacks' to make life easier

Feeling stressed? Simple time-saving tips could make all the difference. Photo / Getty
Feeling stressed? Simple time-saving tips could make all the difference. Photo / Getty

If you're the super organised sort who hates mess and loves tidiness and order, read on.

Thanks to the wonders of the internet, we've rounded up some inventive 'hacks' that could save your time and sanity.

Lego key holder
Who says Lego is just for kids? To make this cute key holder, attach a Lego brick to a keyring, and keep them stuck to a Lego board on the wall.

Say goodbye to lost keys with this innovative Lego trick. Photo / Facebook
Say goodbye to lost keys with this innovative Lego trick. Photo / Facebook


Shower organiser
Use shower curtain rings to keep your favourite products within easy reach.

If you hate bottles rolling around on the bottom of the shower, this could be the solution. Photo / Facebook
If you hate bottles rolling around on the bottom of the shower, this could be the solution. Photo / Facebook

Fridge lists
One mum said she likes to write her grocery list on the fridge in whiteboard marker. Before heading to the supermarket, she simply takes a snap of the list on her phone.

Use the fridge door to plan your grocery list. Photo / Facebook
Use the fridge door to plan your grocery list. Photo / Facebook



Pots in place
If those missing pot lids are driving you nuts, try sticking them to the cupboard door using plastic hooks.

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If you love to organise cupboards, try this pot lid idea. Photo / Facebook
If you love to organise cupboards, try this pot lid idea. Photo / Facebook

Magnetic solution
Try attaching magnets to the back of containers, and sticking them to the inside of the fridge.

Say hello to a pristine fridge with this handy hack. Photo / Facebook
Say hello to a pristine fridge with this handy hack. Photo / Facebook

Grab a cold one
While this one may be too pedantic for some, you can also use strong magnets to create a beer or jar section inside the fridge to save on space.

Keep the beer bottles in order with magnets. Photo / Facebook
Keep the beer bottles in order with magnets. Photo / Facebook

Bra-vo
If your drawer is bulging with bras, attach a row of coat hangers vertically on the inside of the wardrobe door for fuss free storage.

Sometimes it's the little things in life that make all the difference... like having your bras in a neat vertical stack. Photo / Facebook
Sometimes it's the little things in life that make all the difference... like having your bras in a neat vertical stack. Photo / Facebook

Back to school
Save time (and your sanity) in the mornings by creating a "school station" for each child. Use a hook for the back-pack, and a small caddy for shoes, hats and other bits and pieces.

Keep the kids organised with their very own "school station". Photo / Facebook
Keep the kids organised with their very own "school station". Photo / Facebook


- nzherald.co.nz

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