I bring baby powder every time to beach! Like to snack at the beach? Easily remove sand from your hands by "washing" them with baby powder! This works great for cleaning kids up after playing in the sand box as well!
Mask paint fumes - Add a tablespoon of vanilla extract to your paint Tablespoon per gallon) before you begin painting your home. This will not affect the paint colour. However, it will mask paint fumes and your entire home will smell like vanilla.