Here’s a series of awesome life hacks for summer proven to work by the Gillman Insurance Team. We’ll be posting our favorite life hacks each month, so stay tuned for more! And follow us on instagram @insuranceproblemsolvers for more great tips.

Flat soda to revive wilting flowers!

DID YOU KNOW? Flat soda can revive wilted flowers! 💐 Pour about 1/4 cup into the water in a vase full of cut flowers. The sugar in the soda will make the blossoms last longer. Note: If you have a clear vase and want the water to remain clear, use a clear soda, like Sprite or 7-Up.

Doritos as a firestarter!

⛺️ On a camping trip but forgot a fire starter? Doritos to the rescue! The chemicals, powdered flavors, and oil in the chips make the perfect combination for combustion. 🔥 ⁣⁣

Tomatoes to heal sunburn!

When applied to burns of any type, fresh tomato slices alleviate redness and inflammation to soothe the skin. Also, thanks to lycopene, eating tomatoes can actually improve the skin’s ability to protect itself against UV rays, which means that your body can build a defense against those harmful rays. It doesn’t mean you’ll be able to skip sunscreen, but it can mean that you’ll be less inclined to burn overall. 🍅 ⁣

Muffin tins for condiments!

Muffin tins for condiments!

Why dirty up multiple dishes when you can serve a multitude of condiments and toppings with one dish? Use a muffin tin at your next BBQ for a convenient way to serve up condiments! 🍔🌭☀️