Spice up your life: ways to reuse leftover jars at home

We all have them: leftover jars from spaghetti sauce, mustard, jams. Sure, you can recycle them, but can't you use them for something?

Here's a list of ways you can use your leftover jars beyond the recycling bin:

  • Tea lights: Place a small tea candle into a jar for a quick mood light.
  • Spices: Fill a jar with your favorite seasoning or make your own.
  • Arrangements: Pick flowers and have a cute arrangement near your bed.
  • Keep herbs fresh: Fill halfway with water, put herbs in like you would a flower arrangement and put in fridge ... herbs will keep longer — I promise!
  • Make dressing: Place the ingredients into a jar with a lid and shake, ready to go.
  • Storage: Do a Martha Stewart and use jars to store buttons, nails, and any small bit. Just make sure you label things.


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