If writing about technology has taught me anything, it’s that products and processes can always be improved. No matter how smart an idea seems, there’s a good chance it’ll get blown out of the water by something new later down the line. And it doesn’t just apply to the high-tech world. Your little efficient household habits can always stand an improvement. Like this: You might find your cable jungle gets easier to navigate if you label each cord not once, but twice.
The Easiest, Cheapest Way To Make a Pour Spout For a Mason Jar
You know that small metal spout on the top of a box of Morton Salt? After you read today’s tip, you may never look at it the same way again. Why? Because that salt spout is about to become something infinitely more clever… … a pour spout for ye ol’ mason jar! Turns out the top of a Morton Salt box fits perfectly within the lid of a normal (not wide-mouth) mason jar.
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