Stuff to save time

Be a clean hero
Use your dishwasher to wash your kids' action figures and other small toys can ride in a mesh lingerie bag on the top rack (but don't wash Barbie or she'll have a horrible hair day).

Here kitty kitty
To pick up cat hair, put on a wet rubber dishwashing glove and wipe your hand over surfaces. The hair will stick right to it.

Stop your wine-ing
A dab of foaming shaving cream can help remove many red-wine spills from carpets.