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    27 Unexpected Ways Coffee Can Improve Your Life

    You already knew coffee was a magical drink. But did you know it could make almost every part of your life easier?

    1. Use coffee filters to hold messy tacos and pita sandwiches.

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    2. Make ice cubes with leftover coffee...

    3. ...and use them to clean and eliminate odors from your garbage disposal.

    4. You can also use them for iced coffee so your drink doesn't get watered down...

    5. Or make an on-the-go frozen banana yogurt smoothie pack.

    6. Hard boil an egg in your coffee pot while it's making coffee for a quick, multitasking breakfast.

    7. Use leftover coffee grounds to help your garden grow.

    8. Decorate coffee filters with food coloring to make fun bowls for snacks.

    9. Of course, plain coffee filters will hold snacks just as well.

    10. Combine coffee grounds with thyme and water to make a garden spray that deters bugs.

    11. Repurpose coffee filters to make a pretty paper lantern.

    12. Coffee beans can be used as pie weights.

    13. Coffee filters can protect skillets and china during storage.

    14. Sprinkle wet coffee grounds on ashes before you clean your fireplace to keep ash and dust from flying around as you clean.

    15. Use coffee filters to make pretty paper roses.

    16. Or DIY tea sachets.

    17. You can also make an herb sachet to flavor to soups or stocks while they cook.

    18. To eliminate odor in shoes, make a sachet with baking soda and a coffee filter.

    19. Use fresh-brewed coffee as a marinade for short ribs.

    20. Or use ground coffee as a dry rub on meat and burgers.

    21. Cover food in the microwave with a damp coffee filter to prevent splatters.

    22. Use coffee filters to prevent soil from coming out of the hole in a bottom of a plant pot.

    23. Mix coffee grounds with sea salt and oil to make an anti-cellulite body scrub.

    24. Make your own Greek yogurt with coffee filters.

    25. Use coffee beans to hold a candle in place.

    26. When you break a cork opening a bottle of wine, strain it out using a coffee filter.

    27. To get rid of smoker smell in your car, put fresh coffee grounds in pantyhose and leave it in the car overnight.