Fill a small cotton bag with oats and sew shut. When heated in the microwave you now have a cosy hand or foot warmer (heat for 1 minute and shake to distribute heat before placing on skin)!
Make 2 and add them to the inside of shoes before putting on on chilly morning dog walks (remembering to remove them before you head out of course)!
To de-odorise shoes, fill an old pair of socks with dried herbs – such as rosemary, bay leaves, cinnamon sticks, whole cloves, orange peel, lemon peel, thyme, lavender, pine needles etc – tie a knot in the top of each sock and leave them inside the shoes before wearing.
A couple of slices of cucumber, straight from the fridge, is one of the best known and effective remedies for puffy eyes. The cold temperature and active ingredients in the cucumber help to instantly soothe eyes and reduce puffiness caused by lack of sleep, sinus pressure or simply getting older!