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Mouse Pad as Trivet

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Mouse pad protecting a kitchen counter Sang An

Instead of trashing an old (or extra) pad, save it from the landfill and put it to work as a trivet in the kitchen. (Be sure to use one with a nonplastic coating.) The best part? No more hot spots on your table.

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