I have a new obsession…. life hacks! What exactly is a life hack, you ask?

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These are the tips you read on line and you hit your hand on your head and say “OMG, SO smart!…. How did I not know that??”

There are THOUSANDS of life hacks out there! There are hundreds of websites with tons of life hacks. However, I have sifted through these sites and am sharing some of my favorites. I have found the best site for life hacks to be 1000lifehacks.com, (although they are well over 1000 now!)

Wash kids Legos in mesh bag from Gettinby – I am SO excited about this! I hate washing legos, but they get totally yucky dirty! This will make cleaning them super easy! Goes right along with my OCD!!

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Cut ice cream with a knife when serving to a crowd from Real Simple  – I HATE scooping ice cream at my kids birthday party! I started using ice cream cups, but my kids don’t really like them… they like the “fun” ice cream! This is a great way to get your cake and eat it too (ha, ha, ha!!)cut ice creamlife hack 1325

Use Airheads to cutout letters for Birthday cake from Studio DIY – I CANNOT write with those little gel decorator pens – I totally stink at it! This is absolute genius!! This will happen!

Airhead letters for birthday cake
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Fill water balloons and freeze them as a cooler – Pretty and practical – two of my favorite things!!

frozen water balloon cooler
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Place freezer pops upright for an clean cut from lifehacksdaily.com – This is just one of those things that annoys me. I hate the sound of cutting ice. Don’t judge!

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Magnetic cups for fridge from Adventures in Pinteresting – We go through 1000 cups a day. I don’t understand it, all of a sudden I will turn around and my entire top rack of the dishwasher is totally full! I absolutely LOVE this idea!!!

magnetic cups
Life Hacks from Princess Pinky Girl

Cut a sticker in half to help with left and right shoe from One Creative Housewife – This will end the problem of your child walking out of the house with his shoes on the wrong feet! Problem solved!!

Toddler Shoe Sticker
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Dollar bill to measure 6 inches from Thread Magazine – I NEVER knew this! This one will for sure come in handy!

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Rubber band on paint can from Martha Stewart – WHY didn’t I ever think of this one? I HATE when the paint can gets all drippy!

Paint-Can Tip
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Marshmallow in Brown Sugar to Keep it Soft from Real Simple – This is a game changer if it works!!marshmallow in brown sugar

I know that you all have some GREAT life hacks out there!! Please, please, please share them with me!!!

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  1. When I unpack my groceries, I always leave the celery, radishes and carrots out in the counter. I cut the celery bottom and top off and then cut it in half. Wash under cold water and store in a large plastic container.
    I do the same procedure for the radishes.
    I peel and cut the carrots and place them a container of water.
    All of the vegetables are placed in the refrigerator.
    So easy for kids to get a snack and this really does save time when I make salad for lunch or dinner.
    The veggies are always crispy and have lots of crunch.
    Change the water every other day.