8 amazing, er, home remedies you’ll never have thought of

HTWB home remedies 2Feast your eyes on these hilarious home remedies in which there is probably more truth than you’d imagine. Thanks for these to my good friend Nance Larson who contributes funnies regularly to my Facebook group, The Joke Street Journal. (If you’re on Facebook and like to laugh, come and join us – click here.)


I checked this out on Snopes and it’s for real!

1. Avoid cutting yourself when slicing vegetables by getting someone else to hold the vegetables while you chop.

2. Avoid arguments with the females about lifting the toilet seat by using the sink.

HTWB home remedies 13. For high blood pressure sufferers ~ simply cut yourself and bleed for a few minutes, thus reducing the pressure on your veins. Remember to use a timer.

4. A mouse trap placed on top of your alarm clock will prevent you from rolling over and going back to sleep after you hit the snooze button.

5. If you have a bad cough, take a large dose of laxatives. Then you’ll be too scared to cough.

6. You need only two tools in life – WD-40 and duct tape. If it doesn’t move and should, use the WD-40. if it shouldn’t move and does, use the duct tape.

7. If you can’t fix it with a hammer, you’ve got an electrical problem.

8. Never, under any circumstances, take a laxative and sleeping pills on the same night.

Thought for the day: some people are like slinkies – not really good for anything but they bring a smile to your face when you push them down the stairs.

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  1. Brilliant! I hadn’t seen them before, so must have missed them in the Joke Street Journal.

  2. I am so glad I found you! I laughed so hard at this that I couldn’t breathe! Thanks for the great giggle! I’m sharing this! Stopping by from UBC…

  3. Thank you Suzan for a great laugh on a Sunday morning. Starting the day with a laugh sets the tone for the rest of the day. We need one every day of the week and show it to our boss first 🙂

  4. Thank you for this great laugh. What a great way to end the day.

    • So pleased you enjoyed the home remedies … you’re very welcome! I usually post some humor stuff here on Sundays and there’s always new material on The Joke Street Journal, my Facebook group … whenever you feel in need of another good laugh!