The vintage equivalent of a modern-day BuzzFeed post, this collection of “good ideas” is from an article in our April 1948 issue, submitted by readers. Despite the senior status of these tips, some of them are still surprisingly useful.



And crafty.



Others are a bit dated.



And some just go to show how, even 66 years later, some things really never do change...



For modern life hacks, Sunset editors have you covered. Check out our DIY project guide for more than 100 ways to cheat your way to perfection. (Don’t worry, we won’t tell.)

Keep this tradition of "good ideas" going by commenting below with your best life hack.

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