Sunday Best – Hacks

Sunday Best is a curated list of awesome articles I’ve read over the past week or so that I find enlightening, educational or just plain interesting. This week’s focus is on hacks. I (for one) am always looking for ways be more organised or to save time or to tie a better knot or be more MacGyverish. Enjoy!

Organise your kitchen

I don’t know about you, but my kitchen cupboards are always untidy. Actually, I’ll clarify. My daughter’s stuff in my kitchen cupboards means they are always untidy! Once  she moves out (and she reckons it will be this year, I’ll be doing these things.

Tie a knot like a boss

The constrictor knot is the king of knots. It has a strong bite and is super secure and can be used in all kinds of situations, including ligature in surgery. The harder the rope or string is pulled, the tighter the knot gets. It can be tied in seconds. Handy!

Make a stove out of a coke can

Just in case there’s a zombie apocalypse and you need a stove, you can make one out of a coke can. Actually, it’s two coke cans. Who knew?

DIY cleaning products

I love having a clean house, but I hate using cleaning products where you need to mask and glove up. All those chemicals are bad for the environment, and God knows what they do to your body. This is a super list of 10 cleaning hacks that uses citrus peel, alcohol, vinegar and the like.

Job ideas for stay-at-home-anyones

This hack is aimed at stay-at-home mums, but anyone can take these ideas and run with them. There are 7 ideas here including online tutoring via Skype, freelance writing and blogging and becoming a YouTube guru.

Best MacGyver tips of 2015

These are the best MacGyver tips of 2015. Just in case you want to peel an egg in a glass of water or crack a master combo lock or hide your house key outside or make a mini metal foundry.

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