To suck up hard-to-reach gunk under your fridge, or behind a bookshelf, insert an empty paper towel roll into the end of your vacuum cleaner and bend, or flatten it, to squeeze into these difficult spots.
Grind up a cup or so of rice in a coffee grinder to clean the grinder and sharpen its blades.
To polish copper, rub an ample amount of catsup on the copper and let it stand for 5 minutes. Rinse off the catsup with hot water and dry to find an incredible shine.
To keep cat litter fresh smelling, mix baby powder in with the litter.
Scuff marks caused by shoes on vinyl floors, which usually take hard scrubbing to get off, can be easily removed by wiping with a small quantity of eucalyptus oil on a paper towel.
Repair the binding on books with dressmakers’ iron-on stiffening. Cut strips to the required width, then iron on in the usual way.
I love kiwi fruit, but never found a good way to peel them. Now that I see how easy it is I wonder why I hadn’t discovered it years ago.