It seems like I see the term lifehack everywhere these days.  For anyone who’s been living on the moon or maybe just recently acquired an internet connection (Grandma) a lifehack is defined by the online Oxford Dictionary as:

A strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one’s time and daily activities in a more efficient way.

Sounds good to me – I’m always on the lookout for ways to make things easier, especially relating to some of the more mundane aspects of daily life. Often after reading about some so-called ‘lifehacks’ though, I’m left feeling like the solution just isn’t for me for one reason or another – maybe they are so simple I think “duh” or maybe they make things more complicated than necessary.

All that being said, I’m hesitant to be just another person throwing a lifehack out onto the interwebs, but oh well…that’s never stopped me before. Continue reading