Good old Martha taught us that rather than buying those ridiculously expensive anti-slip mats for a rug, just turn it over and run a few lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Let dry and flip over and your rug wont be going anywhere!
Great ideas,tips and tricks. Except the toaster Idea. NOT a good idea could be a fire hazard. I would think.. http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2012/03/flip-your-toaster-on-its-side-to-make-easy-grilled-cheese-sandwiches/ Scroll down to comments. One guy shares his story on his experience with this. Yikes!