Did you know that coffee grounds can be used as a fertilizer? Spread some in your garden to help improve the aeration, drainage, and water retention of your soil. In addition, coffee grounds are known to attract earthworms (which will also make your plants happy!).
If you're trying to grow outdoor flower or veggie beds, the last thing you want are pesky critters around to sabotage all of your hard work. Fortunately, coffee grounds will deter cats, slugs, and snails from taking over your garden.
Your sink disposal is another area in the kitchen that can develop a funky scent. However, as long as you have coffee grounds (and several other natural ingredients in the cupboard), you can create a powerful deodorizer. This recipe from the Free People blog will teach you how to make Used Coffee Ground Bombs for your disposal.
Foods like garlic and onions tend to leave behind their pungent scent on your hands during food preparation. Next time this happens, rub coffee grounds into your hands like soap, then rinse them in water. Not only will it help eliminate the odor, but it will soften your hands as well!
Cleaning the ashes out a fireplace can be messy chore. But, it doesn't have to be... Simply sprinkle coffee grounds into the bottom of your fireplace to help keep the ashes from flying around as you scoop them up.
Why spend money on expensive air fresheners, when it's easy to craft your own! Using just a few supplies, you can make this Natural Coffee Air Freshener. Not only does it smell yummy, but it's adorable too!
Coffee is rich in antioxidants (AND full of caffeine), which is why it is wonderful for skin care. Help yours look and feel great with this Skin-Smoothing DIY Coffee Body Scrub from the Peaceful Dumpling blog.
You don't have to spend a lot of money to get gorgeous looking hair. All you have to do is massage coffee grounds into your locks while washing, which will help make it smooth and shiny. Yet, since the coffee grounds will also darken your hair - this process is recommended for brunettes and grey-haired people only.
Here's one final beauty tip that will allow you to repurpose your leftover coffee grounds...
The wonders of coffee
There are so many unbelievable ways to incorporate coffee grounds into your everyday life - besides just using them for a morning pick-me-up. And don't forget, there are other foods in your kitchen that are just as amazing and versatile... Hmm, coffee anyone?