April 6, 2017

It’s that time of the week again. It’s time for an all-new batch of life hack courteously of me, Mat Tuck.  This week I’ve found four food-related life hacks that will blow your minds.

Quick-Chill

Isn’t it annoying when you want an ice-cold beverage but all your drinks a...

March 30, 2017

The life hacks I’m bringing to you this week all work really well and will make your life much simpler!

Egg Yolk Separation Hack

Have you ever had to use an egg in a recipe without the yolk? Whether you just don’t like the yolk or you’re trying to lower the fat contents...

March 24, 2017

I’ve stepped up my game this week on Mat’s Life Hacks and found/tested four handy life hacks.

Shoe Hanging Rack Hack

First up, you can use hanging shoe racks to hold common household items and supplies. This is great for holding duct tape, cleaning supplies, screwdrivers...

March 16, 2017

This past Tuesday, I got a chance to try out a new life hack while stranded at my church due to a tornado. The rain was going crazy and the tornado sirens were flaring and I was in the kitchen trying out how to eat my delicious cup of pudding.

A junior high kid at my ch...

March 2, 2017

Here are a few quick tips you never knew you needed!

Tape Tab

This first life hack is an amazing idea! Too often I find myself unable to locate the end of a role of tape. Sometimes (depending on the brand), even when I find the end it can be really irritating to get the...

February 23, 2017

It turns out I’ve been peeling oranges wrong my entire life. I, like most people, use my fingers to peal the skin off the citrusy fruit before consuming it. It usually takes a while and gets orange juices all over my hands. 

Today, I found a much better solution.

All you...

February 14, 2017

Pringles Hack:

I don’t know about you, but I always have a hard time fitting my hand inside a Pringles can. I don’t have any trouble eating the first few, but once the can is half-empty, what should be a simple snack becomes a dangerous challenge. I end up flipping the...

February 9, 2017

Welcome back to Mat’s Life Hacks! This week I found two more cool life hacks to try out. Hopefully you’ve been shopping for bottoms lately because this week’s tips and tricks involve pants hangers.

Turn your Pants Hanger into a Chip Bag Clip:

First up, I found a new and...

February 2, 2017

It’s time for round two of cellphone stand life hacks. Last week I tried out two binder clip cellphone stand life hacks which you can check out here. I found two knew cellphone stand hacks. One of them uses nothing but sunglasses while the other uses an old cassette bo...

January 25, 2017

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of always having to hold up my own phone when watching funny cat videos on YouTube. It’s seriously a massively huge, minor inconvenient annoyance! Who’s with me? Anyway, I couldn’t be bothered to go out and buy an iPhone stand. So i...

May 6, 2016

Sunday is Mother’s Day, a day to celebrate the wonderful woman who shaped you into the person you are today, so she deserves something extra special on her day. If you’re anything like my boyfriend, you still haven’t gotten your mom her Mother’s Day present yet, but th...

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