New Uses For Old Things

Save Yourself a trip to Wal-Mart by putting some of your old stuff to a brand new use.  Here are 10 ideas for you to ponder:

  1. Egg Carton.  Take the bottom of an egg carton and use it as a desk or jewelry organizer.  It’s perfect for small stuff like paper clips or earring.
  2. Nonstick Cooking Spray.  Who needs WD40?  Use this handy substitute to fix squeaky doors.
  3. Toothpaste.  Use a non-gel toothpaste to brighten your tarnished jewelry.  Smear it on, then rub it clean with a soft piece of cloth.  And if you happen to be out of acne cream, you can apply a dab of toothpaste to help clean that unsightly pimple.
  4. Lemon Juice.  Add 1/2 cup to the wash cycle pf a normal-sized load of laundry to brighten your whites.
  5. Newspaper.  So you stepped in a puddle?  Place crumpled newspaper in your shoes overnight to dry them out.
  6. Olive Oil.  To unstick that stubborn zipper, apply a small drop to lubricate the zipper teeth.
  7. Dryer Sheet.  Smelly suitcase?  Tuck a dryer sheet inside and your clothes won’t absorb the odor.  You can also keep one in your pocket to fight off mosquitos.
  8. Soap Travel Case.  Keep and extra one handy to protect your camera while you are on the go.
  9. Winter Mitten.  Slip your sunglasses inside to keep them scratch-free and ready for a sunny day.
  10. Stray Button.  Glue a magnet on the back to hold up photos or to-do lists on metal surfaces.
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About wmarsau

Most of the people who visit this blog already know me so it is kind of pointless to try to describe my life in this short little blurb. What is the purpose of this blog is the question. Over the course of this last year I have been exposed to some amazing people and have made personal development an important focus of my life. Being successful, not by the world's standards, but by God's has become my main focus. Mainly, I want to work to develop myself as a person who is kinder, reaches out to help those in need, and truly makes a difference in this world. To this end I am constantly reading and am exposed to so many differnet things along the way. These have been amazing and it is helping me grow so much. Then I started to think, "Why am I being so selfish?" You need to share with others these amazing things you are learning and being exposed to. That is where this blog comes into play. As I am reading and experiencing things that are truly amazing and life changing, I will be posting them on this blog. Obviously, I will not be able to post everything in it's entirity, but I will be summarizing them and letting you know the source of the article or book they come from so you can check them out later if you wish. I want this blog to be a place where you can go to often and be inspired and leave here with a smile on your face. I will be covering all kinds of different topics dealing with success and personal development. Topics like taking action, relationships, living to your potential, reinventing yourself, finances, leadership, presenting, goal setting, time management, etc. I will also be occasionally including topics on cooking, music, and gardening because they are special interests of mine. As a little disclaimer, I have given my life to the Lord and he is #1 in my life. I am his servant and everything I do in life is for his glory. With that being said, religion influences all areas of my life. There will be references to God in this blog because I can't seperate God from this or any other area of my life. I want you to know that if you do not believe in God, that is fine. That is your choice. This blog is open to anyone who wants to better their life. I will not be trying to influence or pressure anyone into having a relationship with the Lord from this site. Please don't feel uncomfortable. You can just read the portions of the blog that you wish to. I am inviting you to go on a journey with me. We will learn together to be the kind of people we were designed to be. Anyone can make a difference in this world, but it starts%
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