Every month, we will share with our readers some life hacks.

Tie a piece of bright-colored string to the handle of your suitcase at the airport to save time checking bags.

In need of a cookbook holder? Use a pants hanger to keep it hands-free and off of the counter.

Use the spring from an old pen to prevent your phone charger from bending and eventually breaking.

Cut out the center of an old toilet paper roll to create a quick, phone speaker.

Does your pizza always get cold on the way home? Turn on your seat heater to keep it hot and fresh.

Chewing the same flavor gum when taking a test as you did when you studied will help your memory.

Do you have smelly shoes? Put a teabag inside them to remove the smell.

Put a wooden spoon across a pot of boiling water to keep it from boiling over.

Use a highlighter to get permanent marker stains off your body.

Need more space in the kitchen? Put a cutting board over an open drawer.