FOR YOUR ROAD TRIP -- Never panic about which side the exit is on again. If the Exit # sign above a street or road name is situated on the left side it indicates the exit will be on the left; if it's on the right the exit will veer off to the right.
Clothespin as Nail Holder: Avoid hammer accidents (and protect your thumb!) when hanging a picture by using a clothespin to securely hold the nail instead of your two fingers. Not to say the other million things we did with them.