Thursday, April 13, 2006
More Bang for Your Buck: Extrodinatry Things
Everybody's always looking for a bargain. But if you really want to save, you just have to be resourceful. In tonight's More Bang For Your Buck, we found some everyday products with more than one purpose.
WSVN--If the best things in life are free... The second best things in life are well... Cheap.
According to the book extraordinary uses for ordinary things, no cash - no problem.
Like what do you do if you need a shoe shine?
Forget blowing your money on a buff.
The easy, affordable solution - rub a banana peel for the perfect polish .
What about when you're running low on shaving cream... If you want to eliminate stubble, you just have to be suttle.
Once again go to the kitchen.
The best alternative - try lathering up with a little bit of butter.
Tom Haynes: "Now, what about when you cook with onions? Have you ever tried to get that scent off your hands? Well if soap won't work, rub a few coffee beans to suppress the smell."
Looking for an easy way to remove pimples?
Forget spending hundreds of dollars on fancy creams and gels.
Instead, try mixing a crushed aspirin with water.
The paste will zap the zits and reduce redness.
And finally, what do you do after a hard day at work?
If you want to ease back and relax, forget spending your money on a masseuse.
Instead, go for the homemade heating pad.
Just fill a sock with kidney beans, microwave for 30 seconds, and apply.
We promise - it's easy and efficient.
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