15 Smarter Ways To Live Your Life

Live smarter. Do you know what else is smart? Cleaning with both water and a cloth. Test your cleaning logic with Cottonelle.

1. Use a post-it note to clean up all that gunk in your keyboard:

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Push the sticky side in between the keys for an easy cleanup.

2. Never have to eye it again:

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Photocopy the back of an item you want to hang, and then use it as a template of where to drill.

3. Carrying groceries made simple:

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For those who only prefer to take one trip while bringing in groceries, use your laundry basket.

4. Another viable option:

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The one trip trick: Use a carabiner to loop in multiple grocery bags, and then use the carabiner as a handle.

5. Use binder clips to organize your computer cables:

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6. Never have to scour through your drawers again:

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Stack your clothes vertically to see them all.

7. Use a staple remover to add keys to a keyring:

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8. Glue a magnet to the bottom of your hammer to hold nails:

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9. Make storing ironing boards less awkward:

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Use two coat rack hooks to hang your ironing board.

10. Out with the old:


11. Who needs a watering can anyway:

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Put holes in the cap of a bottle to make an at home watering can

12. Use shower curtain rings to hang bags:

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13. Give your furniture a second life:

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Rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture to cover up dings.

14. Never have a falling out again:


15. Re-use cassette boxes as an iPhone stand:

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Re-use cassette boxes as an i-phone stand.

Do you know what else is smart?

Cleaning with both water and a cloth. Test your cleaning logic with Cottonelle.

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