Fun Fact Friday

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Jar image via Martha Stewart

Having trouble opening a jar? Loop a rubber band around the lid – it will provide a firm grip that should aid in loosening the stubborn bugger.

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    Amanda
    May 6, 2011 at 1:25 pm

    Thanks for sharing! I'm going to try this next time I'm struggling opening something!

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    Kim
    May 6, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    Woah! Would never have thought of this!

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    Sandra
    May 6, 2011 at 3:17 pm

    Yeyy fun Friday facts..:))) this is awesome idea..I have to hit the top, shake a little on the end I am ending up cutting the lid hahaa
    thanks for sharing again!!!

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    penga
    May 6, 2011 at 4:31 pm

    hehe, will have to try this next time. usually i just hand the jar to the hubby and tell him it's his "man test".

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    Jessica
    May 6, 2011 at 5:14 pm

    I love this tip, I am always looking for one of those rubber grippers to open jars!

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    Amanda
    May 6, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    I love this tip! Thanks for sharing!

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    kimberly michelle
    May 6, 2011 at 9:12 pm

    oooh… this is a good one! (weak wrists here…)

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    Bonnie Joy
    May 6, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    Good tip! When my grandparents got arthritis in their wrists they had trouble opening jars, so I taught them this trick: just wiggle a knife under the lid slightly until it makes a little "pop" sound and then the lid should come off easy peasy. They havent had to ask their grandkids to open jars for them since!

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    Layla
    May 7, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    This sounds way safer than my method, which is whacking the heck out of the lid with the blunt end of a knife. Definitely trying your way next time!

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    Pete
    May 8, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    Thanks for the tips!
    Sometimes when the jar cap is too tight, I use chain wrench, a type of car oil filter removal tool..LOL!

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    Chic 'n Cheap Living
    May 8, 2011 at 3:57 pm

    Fun and simple tip!

    Have a lovely weekend!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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    Joanne
    May 9, 2011 at 11:51 am

    Ah good. Now I'm never going to need a man in my life. 😛

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