Never lose a button. Buttons are a great way to keep earrings organized. Insert the pair into a button and keep them together to prevent loss. This is one of my favorite tips for traveling with jewelry!
I have never been able to remove grease stains! Use chalk to remove grease stains from clothes. Simply rub white chalk on the affected area and wash as normal - the chalk will absorb the grease and be washed away in the cycle.
Stair Baskets Too Individualized Crap baskets. When you find someones crap lying around the house you put it in their individual baskets and they have to be taken up with them and emptied by the end of the night. LOVE this idea!
Use a sunglasses case to store cords and cables in your bag. I love using my old eyeglass cases. I use them all the time fo keep my jewelery in when I travel. and also for those cords for your iphone ipod, etc.