Washing dishes is not our favorite activity. In fact, we'd rather be doing just about anything else. But putting off this task only makes it worse. (Think: Big piles of plates and cups with caked-on grease and grime. Yuck!)
So, instead of procrastinating, try these lifehacks and handy gizmos that will make the chore a little more bearable. Grab your rubber gloves and your dinnerware will be gleaming in no time.1. Stack those dirty dishes in this handy basin instead of clogging up the sink. The best part? It has a drain that catches food scraps.
8. Sprinkle a little baking soda on a lemon slice and using it to scrub away messes on your plates.
11. A splash of vinegar in your rinse water can eliminate water spots.
12. Plastic fruit baskets are perfect for washing small items like bottle tops, small utensils and lids in your dishwasher. Just wedge it in place.
Click through the slideshow below to learn how you can de-stress your kitchen.
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