Tumblr Teaches Us All the Adulting Life Hacks That You Should Know

Let’s be real. Adulting is hard. Life doesn’t come with an easy-access handbook, so we’re pretty much left to our own devices.

Luckily, we have each other for tips, tricks, and easy fixes. This tumblr user mined the web for solutions, and the internet denizens did not disappoint.

Here are some adulting life hacks that you should know to make life a little bit easier.

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This thread has it all: from navigating family drama to what brand of ketchup is good.

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The big lesson here is, there’s a lot to learn. When there’s a lot to learn, there are also a lot of opportunities to make mistakes.

You will make mistakes. Constantly. Sometimes they’ll be small mistakes, like forgetting to use dryer sheets. Other times, they’ll be big mistakes, like putting Dawn in the dishwasher.

Both are okay.

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The grandparents trick really does work. Just so you know.

By the way, here’s what happens if you do accidentally put Dawn in the dishwasher.

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So yeah, really try not to do that.

Plus, when you do have accomplishments, treat yourself. Life isn’t easy. Any small success is worth a little reward.

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Having a cupboard and fridge stocked with the essentials can save you a lot of time, effort, and money when it comes to cooking.

Organization and cleanliness go a long way, too.

There’s nothing like the comfort of knowing your bank account won’t be bombarded by bills on the same day, or that the dishes in the dishwasher will ACTUALLY come out clean.

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Bleach and other cleaning solutions are necessary, but be careful. They’re still chemicals.

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Medications, too, can cause a dilemma. Over-the-counter meds are still drugs, and there are certain things (like alcohol) that they should not be mixed with.

Moreover, there’s a lot more to them than just the brand name.

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Remember those generic names, and you can save a whole lot of cash every time you need to stock up.

Let’s face it… You might put Dawn in your dishwasher. You might need to live off of ramen, potatoes, and hot dogs. But there are solutions here.

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Plus, here’s how to make the most out of you food supply, get rid of ink and blood stains, and even dissolve superglue.

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The beauty of wholesale clubs goes far and wide, my friend.

What are some of your top adulting life hacks? Share with us in the comments below!