Flip Flop Storage

  1. With summer now in full swing there’s no doubt that the selection of flip flops have been dug up for daily use. Flip flops are great because they take up less space than any other shoes in the closet although, this does not mean they don’t need to be organized.
  2. So here’s a great little tutorial on how to fashion your very own flip flop hangers:
  3. You will need some wire hangers and a pair of pliers.
  4. First, using the pliers, cut off the base of the wire clothes hanger.
  5. Now take your pliers and roll up the two ends.
  6. Now, using both your hands and your pliers, bend your hanger into this approximate shape:
  7. Thanks for the tip http://www.epbot.com
  8. For more useful storage ideas and tricks visit handyandy.mobi
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The Simplest Way to Separate Egg Yolk

  1. Many recipes call for egg white or yolk only which, for some of us less experienced cooks, can turn into an arduous and messy affair.
  2. So here’s a fantastically simple and clean way to swiftly separate your eggs whites from yolk:
  3. All you need is an empty 500ml soda bottle.
  4. First crack the egg into a bowl. Take up the empty plastic bottle in your hand and give it a light squeeze. 
  5. Then, still squeezing the bottle, place the bottle neck over the egg yolk and release.
  6. A slight suction is created to pick up the yolk and leave the egg white behind. 
  7. You can then easily transfer the yolk into another bowl.
  8. For a visual demonstration watch this YouTube Clip:
  9. TADA! Hassle and mess free.
  10. Thanks for the tip http://www.theburlapbag.com
  11. For more tips and tricks to help out around the home visit handyandy.mobi
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A Kitchen Utensil with Double the Potential

  1. Here’s a nifty tip to make bath-time toy collection a little less bothersome .
  2. One of the most popular kitchen tools also happens to double as a clean-up aid.
  3. You can use a colander as toy scoop for the bath:
  4. Before draining the tub, use a colander to make scooping up small toys fun and easy.
  5. Thanks for the tip realsimple.com
  6. For more helpful tips and tricks for the home visit handyandy.mobi
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Vinegar Does The Work for You.

  1. No body likes a gritty looking shower from lime build up. Not only does it look unhygienic but it affects the efficiency of the shower head. However there isn’t always time to get to cleaning it. 
  2. So here’s an easy way to have your shower head and faucets back to their original shimmer without much effort at all:
  3. Take an small plastic bag and fill it with some white vinegar.
  4. Now wrap the bag around the shower head so that the head is immersed in the vinegar. Like so:
  5. Let the shower head soak for about and hour. While you attend to other things in the home the vinegar breaks down all the grit and grime. 
  6. Once you remove the bag, wipe clean with a wet cloth. To add an extra glimmer be sure to use your trust Handy Andy cream in hot water. 
  7. The remaining vinegar in the bag can then be used to polish up the shower faucets.
  8. Thanks for the tip Kim
  9. For more tips to take the work out of cleaning visit handyandy.mobi
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Homemade Treatment for Teething

  1. A little one teething in the home is not a pleasant experience for anyone.
  2. Sooooo tired I could sleep in the hairdresser chair. I would kill for 6 hours of uninterrupted sleep right now #teething
  3. My poor little baby teething is not fun! Very tired mummy
  4. Gonna be dead tired tomorrow having to be up at 7 and whenever Kenzie wakes up from her teething tonight
  5. So here’s a homemade remedy that will help soothe the pains of teething:
  6. Take a wash cloth, wet the center with a little water, spread on a Tbl of apple sauce.
  7. Roll it up.
  8. Then freeze it.
  9. Babies love this because it is sweet and chewy but most importantly cold, so it numbs their gums! 
  10. Now both you and your little one can enjoy a pain-free, peaceful slumper.
  11. Thanks for the tip http://www.howdoesshe.com
  12. For more homemade remedies for a happy home visit handyandy.mobi
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Quickly and Safely Defrost Meat

  1. Woops! Have you ever forgotten to thaw out meat to cook for supper?
  2. Well there’s no need to cancel cooking plans and head out to an expensive restaurant for dinner because here’s a way you can safely defrost your meat in minutes:
  3. Start by heating some water on a stove top to 140 degrees by using a thermometer (or to estimate – it’s slightly hotter than what your home tap should be. You should only be able to put your finger in for 1 -2 seconds and a few bubbles should be forming a the bottom of the pot.)
  4. Then turn off the heat and place the frozen meat in a zip-lock bag into the hot water.
  5. Small chicken cuts should take about 10 minutes but the time defrosting time will vary depending on the type of meat you are thawing.
  6. Although it shouldn’t take longer than 45 minutes. 
  7. Just watch this short YouTube clip for a more detailed description of this thawing technique:
  8. For more helpful tips and techniques for the home visit handyandy.mobi
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Quickly and Safely Defrost Meat

  1. Woops, did you forget to leave the steak out to thaw again?
  2. No need to cancel cooking plans and head out to an expensive restaurant because here’s a way you can safely defrost your meat in minutes:
  3. Start by heating some water on a stove top to 140 degrees by using a thermometer (or to estimate – it’s slightly hotter than what your home tap should be. You should only be able to put your finger in for 1 -2 seconds and a few bubbles should be forming a the bottom of the pot.)
  4. Then turn off the heat and place the frozen meat in a zip-lock bag into the hot water.
  5. Small chicken cuts should take about 10 minutes but the time defrosting time will vary depending on the type of meat you are thawing.
  6. Although it shouldn’t take longer than 45 minutes. 
  7. Just watch this short YouTube clip for a more detailed description of this thawing technique:
  8. For more helpful tips and techniques for the home visit handyandy.mobi
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