Reddit | JustaBabyApe

23 Slick Life Hacks That Can Only Make Things Better

Life is pretty tough, but I'm here to make it just a little bit easier.

Some people like to say that taking the easy way out isn't the way to go, but that only really applies to important things.

Everything else? It needs to be as easy as possible — and the hacks in the following list will no doubt make things easy.

1. There's nothing worse than throwing something into the trash and the bag going in with it. NEVER again.

Reddit | randomusefulbits

"Use plastic hooks to prevent your trash bag from falling into the can," wrote Reddit user randomusefulbits.

2. I could have used this for the five-year period as a child that these made up my diet. 

Reddit | RogerDat143

"Put the freezer bars between the shelf grids for the perfect shape with bubble on the top," wrote RogerDat143.

3. Ridiculous, but it definitely works, OK? 

Reddit | JustaBabyApe

I tried this when I first bought my car, because hey, we're all a little paranoid with our new vehicles. Think of these pool floaties as training wheels.

4. For those Starbucks connoisseurs, listen up. 

Reddit | abubblestory

"Cut a Starbucks paper carrier in half and put at the bottom and middle of their carry-out bags to carry 4 grandes safely per bag," wrote abubblestory.

5. One of those people that tend to let clothes sit on a chair before ever hanging it up? 

Reddit | Scrubbb

"Need to iron a shirt but don't have time? Hang it up in the bathroom as you shower and all the wrinkles will come out," wrote Scrubbb.

6. College students, this is huge. 

Reddit | eddiebstanley

"iPad Mounter for bunk beds (made the best out an unfortunate dorm situation)," wrote eddiebstanley. If you're not willing to buy a bigger TV and mount it, this could be your best option.

7. Honestly one of the reasons I avoid using a drill around the house is because of the annoying dry wall dust. It gets all over the floor.

Reddit | AlexFreire

This nifty hack using just a sticky note will take care of that.

8. Using math to make your sandwiches better. Who said it wouldn't ever be useful?

Reddit | WaWaCrAtEs

Apply three different flavors to each slice of your sandwich and you have yourself a sandwich lottery.

9. Washing vegetables may be the main reason I don't eat them. 

Instagram | @mrskitsapgrapeape

"We tried out this cool idea I found... Washed the potatoes in the dishwasher!! Worked great! Gets them all done at once! But even the baby noticed something was weird..." wrote mrskitsapgrapeape.

10. What?! I am shook.  

Imgur | WouldAPonyByAnyOtherNameBeAsOffencive

All I have to do is rub a dang walnut on my old furniture to cover up marks? I'm skeptical, but I'm going to give it a try.

11. You probably like to look fancy but don't like spending tons of money on these huge candles. 

Reddit | Reddit

"Big candles are expensive, but are a fancy touch for company. Use tea lights in them instead and greatly extend their life," wrote another user.

12. Most of us have had the frustrating experience of spreading cold butter on a piece of toast. It just doesn't work...until now. 

Reddit | dravinicus

"Butter too hard or cold? Grate it onto toast!" wrote dravinicus.

13. "When you are poor but you watched every Macgyver episode twice."

Reddit | ThrashBean

I'd be so nervous that my key would get stuck, but sometimes ya gotta do what ya gotta do, right?

14. "Need to put cleaning supplies somewhere not touching a dirty surface?"

Reddit | Arr-arr

I have to hand it to this person, this is pretty clever. And I happen to have one of these towel rings in my bathroom, so you can bet I'll be giving this a try.

15. "How to get your kid to take medicine."

Reddit | tht1d00d

Well done, my friend, well done! Every parent gets to the point where they're willing to try pretty much anything to get their kid to do important, normal things like eat, sleep, and take their medicine.

16. This one's a little late to the party, but you can definitely keep it in mind for Christmas 2018.

Reddit | chilliNathan02

"Late Christmas gift wrapper? Need tags but don’t want to go out into the shopping madness? Make some out of old Christmas cards!"

17. "Never lose your lip balm again."

Reddit | _incalescent

The struggle is real, and anyone who relies on lip balm totally gets that. This is one of those ideas that makes me say, "Why didn't I think of that?!"

18. Wires for things like chargers and earbuds can be a real pain in the you-know-what to keep untangled.

Reddit | canaan2000

The solution? "Clean out an old Altoids box and you have yourself a no-tangle wire storage device," says Reddit user canaan2000.

19. "Solving the problem of crumbs at the bottom."

Reddit | randomusefulbits

There, now no one can argue that Pringles chips aren't the best snack ever (if you try to argue that, we can't be friends). Once again, random lifehacks for the win!

20. Everyone knows that a condom stuffed into your wallet will get worn out over time. 

Reddit | MN_DuffMan

It's time to make use of those Gameboy cartridge holders. "Condom fits perfectly in Gameboy box," wrote MN_DuffMan.

21. This is one of those hacks that would make your dad proud. 

Reddit | Ransacked

"After installing car registration sticker, score it with a razor blade to prevent thieves from stealing it," wrote Ransacked.

22. This person is...resourceful, to say the least. 

Reddit | QueenAnneBoleynTudor

"I don't have a meat tenderizer so I improvised," wrote QueenAnneBoleynTudor. Not only will your meat be all tender and such, you'll also have a sense of pride that you made the tool yourself.

23. Last but not least, we have an ice cream hack. 

Reddit | CorbinMontego

Tired of having to wait half an hour before your ice cream is soft enough? Just put it in a freezer bag!

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