Use a pencil to: Ease foot pain
New shoes a little too tight? Did you walk a little too far, or stand in line a little too long? Ward off a foot ache with this simple floor exercise. Place a few pencils on the floor and pick them up with your toes. You’ll stretch your feet and feel relief.
Use a clothespin to: Stop a bloody nose
Give your fingers a break next time you use the tried and true remedy for a bloody nose (pinching it shut). Sit up straight and tilt your head forward. Pinch the tip of your nose with a clothespin and use it to hold your nose shut for at least 10 minutes. The flow should stop shortly. Check out these 23 old-time home remedies we need to bring back.