Balled-Up Newspaper Can Deodorize Food Containers

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A lemon is a versatile little thing. You can use it in savory chicken recipes, as well as sweet pie creations. This sour fruit is also a super handy cleaning tool. You can rub a cut lemon on a food stained plastic cutting board to clear away any discoloration, or use it to shine copper cookware, clean cheese graters, brighten laundry whites, and fade tea stains on cloth. You'll never look at lemons the same way again.


The life hacks with things around the house do not stop with lemons! Here are some more: Contact lens cases can conveniently store pills and medication during travel. Cooking spray on both sides of a snow shovel can prevent ice buildup. Sticking balled-up newspaper into food containers overnight can deodorize them. Olive oil can be used to clean stainless steel and as a shaving cream replacement. And that's only the beginning. Check out the videos below for so many more handy tips.

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