Are you aware that your freezer can be used for more than just storing food and ice? Your freezer can

help you open envelopes, de-funkify your jeans, preserve seeds, and so much more. Follow these hacks

to get more use out of your freezer.

  • Reopen a sealed envelope by putting it in a plastic bag and placing it in the freezer for a fewhours. When you take the envelope out, immediately open it with a knife .
  • To help candles last longer, place them in the freezer for a day before burning. Freezing thewax makes the candle burn slower so that your candle can burn nearly twice as long.
  • Keep those designer jeans in tip-top shape by putting them in a canvas bag in the freezerovernight. The low temperatures in the freezer will kill the bacteria in the fabric.
  • To keep a piece of plastic wrap from sticking to itself, place it in the freezer for a few minutesto take away some of the cling.
  • Preserve your seeds until the next growing season by storing them in your freezer for thewinter. Be sure to place them in an airtight container and let them thaw before planting them.
  • Have leftover egg whites or yolks from a recipe? Don’t toss them! Instead, freeze themin ice cube trays for later use. You can also get more mileage out of fresh herbs by placing them in icecube trays, pouring olive oil over top, and freezing for use in future recipes.

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