Blogging Real Simple: New Uses for Everyday Things

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Tagline: The Multitasking Hall of Fame. From 2005, but definitely still worth a look, these lists from Real Simple are full of smart, old (and new) fashioned, low-cost solutions.

Organized by item, click around to garner some inspiration - you may find that you'll free up cabinet space and reduce your household waste by incorporating some of the ideas: Lemons, Newspapers, Coffee Filters, Olive Oil, Baking Soda, Vinegar, Velcro and Salt.

posted originally from: AT:Chicago

And if you liked those, here is a short follow up article, very appropriately titled: Even More New Uses for Everyday Things.

Photos: James Baigrie for Real Simple

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Janel Laban is the Executive Editor of Apartment Therapy and has been working here, at the dreamiest of dream jobs, since March 2006.