The following viewer email spurred big conversation here about the different amazing uses for a Rubber Band: Hi guys!
Love your show so much. I am a single mom to two beautiful boys. I feel completely independent except when it comes to opening jars! Sometimes I feel like I am wrestling with the jam jar for hours. Any ideas?
Thanks a million, Keri
Well, Keri, get thee to a dollar store, get a rubber band and you'll be opening jars and much, much more! Check out eight amazing uses for a rubber band:1. To open a jar
Run the lid under hot water. This will make the metal expand. Then, wrap a rubber band around the lid for better grip.
2. To keep your cutting board in one place
Ever have a trouble with a cutting board that slips and slides across your counter? Wrap a rubber band around each end to keep it in place.
3. To create sticky fingers
Instead of licking your finger to thumb through various documents, wrap a rubber band around it. It will give you a ton of traction. 4. Broom seen better days
Wrap a rubber band around your broom's bristles to get them back in line. Leave the band on for at least a day.5. Stemware Saviour
Use rubber bands to secure your stemware to the top rack in the dishwasher. This will prevent your glasses from moving around during the wash.6. Create a Rubber Remote
Wrap a few rubber bands around your remote to prevent it from scratching your lovely coffee table.7. Quick Check
Wrap a rubber band around paint cans and other liquid containers to know how much is left with just a quick glance.