Just because it has the word 'muffins' in it doesn't necessarily mean you can't use it for something else. If you've made your own stock before, you probably already know that freezing helps it to keep for much longer.
We know drinking soda through a straw helps the sugar bypass your teeth,
but it has always been a pain to use a straw with a can. The fizz in the carbonated beverage usually results in the straw flying right back out before falling on the table. That leaves you with the option of having to pick up that wet straw (and anything else that it's picked up from the table) which then makes contact with both your drink and your mouth. Not so appetizing is it?
Can't afford to install a fancy staircase at home? No worries, as these pics below help demonstrate that all you really need to spruce up a wooden stair is a can of white paint and a little bit of inspiration:
It may seem like such a small deal but it IS annoying when you cut avocados and they turn brown in a short time. The creamy fruit contains an enzyme called polyphenol oxidase, which causes the avocado to turn brown when it is exposed to oxygen in the air. Just how do you keep an avocado from turning brown? Try these tips below:
Here's a neat trick to try if you're planning to throw a barbecue. While using a thermometer is still the best way to tell how done your steak is, you can also utilize this simple touch trick which compares how the steak feels when you press it to how different parts of your face feel.
It's one thing to submit to the occasional silly impulse purchase, it's another when you end up with a house filled with stuff you don't want and tons of credit card bills. So if you're serious about saving and want to cut down on those types of purchases, practice this ten second rule to stop and ask yourself a few questions before you buy.
Can't stand the scratches on your furniture? Then try this neat little trick by green living blog Re-Nest.
Tackle scratches on furniture with a medium-dark or darker stain by simply dipping a cotton swab in used coffee grounds. Use it to cover the scratches and let the grounds sit on the scratches for 10 minutes before wiping it away gently. For lighter stain wood, replace using coffee grounds with walnuts instead, although it's not recommended for those with peanut allergies.
There's a reason why some countries ban chewing gum, because attempting
to scrape it off your shoe always results in a sticky mess. But if you
do find yourself in such a sticky situation, here's a quick fix to keep