Life Hacks

Life Hack Test: Making a Shovel Out of a Gallon Jug
Do you like to garden?  Have you ever been in a situation where you needed a shovel but didn't have one?  Maybe you're kid is playing in the sand box and wants a shovel.  You don't have a shovel, but you have a gallon jug, what do you do?  You make a shovel out of …
Life Hack Test: Homemade Mosquito Repellent
Let's face it, the mosquitoes are horrible this year.  With all the rain we have had, they are every where.  It never dawned on me just how many people are allergic to these tiny little beasts.  So it is important to make sure you are covered with protection when you are in the outdoors.  I found a …
Life Hack Test: Eliminating Granola Bar Crumbs
I love to eat those Nature Valley Oats and Honey Granola Bars.  However, I don't love looking like I rolled in a vat of oats once I'm done eating.  So someone told me about a way to have the granola bar and not worry about the crumbs.  So I decided to test this life hack.
Life Hack Test: Cleaning Your Cookie Sheets
I use my cookie sheets all the time.  They are so pretty when they are brand new, but then they get caked up and brown and nasty looking.  So when I ran across a cleaning hack I thought I would try it out and see if it worked.
Life Hack: How to Make Homemade Laundry Detergent
Do you ever get tired of spending tons of money on a tiny bottle or even a tiny box of laundry detergent only to turn around and spend more because it is gone already.  One of my pet peeves was spending a ton of money on detergent.  Then one day I ran across a recipe for homemade laundry d…
Ways to Get Rid of Flies
So it is Summertime, and the flies are insane this year.  I had a friend post on facebook that the flies were taking over her home and that she needed some great ideas to get rid of them.  So I asked the Mix FB fans some great ways to get rid of and keep the flies away and here are some of…
Life Hack Test: Fruit Fly Catcher
So I have been having a problem with fruit flies.  Every single summer they try to take over my house.  I try to keep my fruit put up and the sink cleaned out, but they still come and take over my kitchen.  So I started researching some ways to get rid of them or to at least catch the…