Got a great email from my parents yesterday that should help us all work smarter and not harder. LOVE IT and hope you do, as well. Keep in mind, this is an email chain that I’m sure has made the rounds a few times so the original author is unknown. If you know who I can credit these pics with, please let me know. Otherwise, enjoy and feel free to share this wisdom.
Use a (clean) dustpan to fill a container that doesn’t fit in the sink
Place a rubber band around an open paint can to wipe your brush on, and keep paint off the side of the can
Use a staple remover to save your fingernails when trying to add things to your key ring!
Put wooden spoon across boiling pot of water to keep from boiling over. (Sidenote: this really does work, I’ve tried it!!)
Use bread clips to save flip-flops with split holes.
How to put shoes in the dryer
Use sunglasses or a small convex mirror to avoid people sneaking up on you while wearing headphones at work
How to keep the straw from rising out of your soda can
Use a microfiber cloth to prevent frost from forming on the windshield.
Use a Comb to Keep a Nail Steady for Hammering
Use a post it note to catch drilling debris.
“Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.”
~ Thomas Jefferson
WHAT ABOUT YOU? WHAT GREAT TIPS, SHORTCUTS, IDEAS CAN YOU SHARE WITH US TO HELP US WORK SMARTER??