Benice Atufunwa
Benice is a production assistant for RealSimple.com. She lives in Brooklyn and enjoys going to brunch, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.

Recent Posts By Benice Atufunwa

Save Your Dishwasher (and Your Hands) From Broken Glass With This Trick

It’s happened again: You opened up your just-used dishwasher to see a rack full of broken glasses and shards of glass strewn all over the bottom. Before you reach in to blindly fish out the glass (because sticking your hand into a dark appliance to grab sharp objects is a great idea!), try this simple trick. First, put on rubber […]

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Never Have A Wilted Salad Again, Thanks to This Easy Trick

This ingenious trick will not only save you time, it will save your salads too: Need to mix some greens together beforehand but don’t want to end up with a wilted mess on your hands? Just layer the salad ingredients. Take a bowl and place a layer of salad dressing at the bottom. Next, add your wilt-resistant vegetables and add-ins […]

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5 Hacks for Lemons to Try Right Now

Lemons: They might make your face pucker and your eyes tear up, but they are a wonderful addition to dishes and beverages alike adding a fresh, light, and citrusy flavor. But these tart little wonders can do so much more. Try these five tricks with your lemons: • Before you go to juice your lemons, place then in your microwave for […]

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4 Secrets to Wow-Worthy Hamburgers

If you love to cook hamburgers but haven’t yet learned how to make a patty that would give you humble bragging rights, fear not! You’re just a few steps away from creating the perfect burger. First, don’t forget that you’re making a hamburger and not a meatball. Rolling the meat back and forth and packing it too tightly will result […]

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How to Complain Using Social Media

The days of sitting on hold waiting or a company’s customer service rep to assist you are over. Nowadays, the best way to get a company’s attention when trying to remedy a problem is to take to social media. But shooting off an angry tweet or writing an emotional Facebook post won’t guarantee you’ll get the help you need—or that […]

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How to do Yoga on the Go

Yoga’s a great way to release stress and relieve tension, but unrolling your yoga mat and breaking into a downward facing dog or camel pose in the middle of your office or while waiting for your flight isn’t the most practical thing. Michelle Marlahan, founder of It’s All Yoga in Sacramento, California, has an easy way to secretly get your […]

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How to Easily Untangle Jewelry

We all have one. Maybe it’s hidden in the back of a drawer of buried at the bottom of your jewelry box, but you know what I’m talking about: that tangled heap of jewelry that gives you a headache just looking at it.

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How to Clean Copper Cookware

Copper pots and pans are coveted by home cooks: they conduct heat well, eliminate hot spots and easily adapt to changes in temperature. And let’s not forget the stunning color and shine that make them not only functional but also fashionable. Maintaining that signature shine can be time consuming, but a few items you already have on hand can help […]

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A Quick and Easy Way to Halve Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry tomatoes can be a delicious addition to any dish or shine alone as a main ingredient. And although they’re super tasty, cutting up large amounts of them up can be a time-consuming affair… That is, until now. With this easy trick, you’ll be able to slice and dice your way through cartons of cherry tomatoes in no time. Just […]

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How to Stop Online Trackers

We’re all used to seeing a sweater or appliance we’ve just viewed on a website appear in every ad in every site we visit afterwards—did you know it’s because you’re being tracked? The trustworthy and innocent-seeming sites we visit on a regular basis are collecting and selling data on you to data brokerage firms, as revealed in a 60 Minutes […]

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