Awesome Summer Hacks

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summer hacks

Today we’re talking about summer hacks.  I love a great hack that makes my life easier and these are all perfect for summer.

dryer sheets mosquito repellent

Use dryer sheets to keep the mosquitoes away.  Put them in your pocket, place them in jars around you – you can even rub them all over your clothes and skin if you don’t have sensitive skin.

keep flies away with pennies

Keep flies away from your outdoor party with glasses of water and pennies.  I’m not sure how or why this works but it actually seems to work.


Cloves and lemon also keep flies and bugs from invading your patio.


Rinse bathing suits in cool water right after wearing them so they don’t fade.  I’m not sure if this is really a summer hack but I think it’s a great tip especially if you live at the pool and beach during the summer.  And we all know how hard it is to find a bathing suit we love – we need to make sure they last as long as possible!

Patio Furniture

Spray your patio furniture with vinegar to clean them and prevent mold during the summer season.

balloon ice

Mom, this tip is for you!  Fill balloons with water and freeze them to keep your drinks chill.  No need to buy bags of ice!  And you can reuse them over and over again.  I also like how it add color to your drink bin.

muffin tin condiment tray

Use a muffin tin for condiments.  I think I shared this idea a few years ago and I still love it!

marshmallow in ice cream cone life hack

Place a marshmallow into the bottom of an ice cream cone to keep the ice cream from dripping out the bottom.  Am I the last person to discover this summer hack?

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Use cupcake liners as lids to keep bugs from falling into your drinks.  And it makes your glass look cute.

Bell Pepper dip cups

Fill bell peppers with dip and make your appetizer look extra pretty.

cup cell phone speaker

Need a speaker to play all your favorite music on your cellphone?  Use a cup!

Have you tried any of these awesome summer hacks?  Do you have another fabulous life hack that’s perfect for summer?

Summer Hacks

Happy Friday!  I hope everyone has a fabulous weekend!!

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