New Uses for Everyday Things: Summer Edition!

Help solve some of your summer problems with these household fast fixes.

New Uses for Everyday Things: Summer Edition!

By Toni Gasparis

Summertime brings around a new list of problems that we need to solve. Help relieve your mosquito bites, slide into your skinny jeans, and even prevent wrinkles with the tools you already have in your house!


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Water Balloons as an Ice Substitute

Everyone’s worst summer lunch nightmare–You reach for a sandwich in the cooler on the beach only to realize that it has been waterlogged by the melting ice. To prevent this and protect your sandwich, fill water balloons with ice and freeze them to stick in the cooler. That way, as the water starts to melt, it stays contained in the balloon, keeping everything in the cooler cold and dry.

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