Live Smarter With These Helpful Life Hacks

Sean T. Johnston

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Most of us could use a little more time and a little less hassle. When hours are short and our to-do list is long, we have to get creative.


That’s where life hacks come in: clever tips for making the random tasks and would-be chores that fill our days a little less troublesome. They save us time, effort and energy that can be better spent doing things that matters more to us.


To help you do just that, we’ve paired up with life hacker and host, Tia Mowry, and experts at Marie Claire, House Beautiful and Woman’s Day to bring you some ingenious tricks you won’t want to miss. We’ll also show you a few ways the new 2018 Ford EcoSport can help you hack your life even further with its innovative technology and ample convenience features.


Packing for that Winter Weekend Getaway

Heading up north for a ski weekend with your besties? Sounds like fun until you try to squeeze everything into a suitcase. Don’t worry, our experts have a few tricks to help you pack smarter, while the available SYNC® 3 with available navigation helps you get there with ease.1 Check out the video below to see how.

Wrapping Presents – Whenever, Wherever

A good gift wrapping job is a final touch to the perfect present. But between rolls of paper, tape, bows and everything else you need to decorate your holiday wares, it can be a little overwhelming. The video below shows you how to set up a simple, organized DIY wrapping station at home (or in the back of your car) so you can do more, easily.

Hacking Your Morning Routine

Getting up and out the door can be a real test of patience and time management. If you find yourself in a constant hurry, maybe you could benefit from the tips in the video below. These hacks can help you start the day looking your best, feeling your best and ready to drive to work in a toasty warm car, thanks to the handy FordPass App.

When you think about it, the Ford EcoSport and life hacks have a lot in common. Both are full of surprises and maximize efficiency so you can do more.


Learn more about our tech-filled life hack-on-wheels – the first-ever2 2018 Ford EcoSport – by clicking here. And stay tuned to Ford Social in the weeks to come for more life hacks to help you make the most of your time.



1 SYNC® is an optional feature. Don’t drive while distracted. Use voice-operated systems when possible; don't use handheld devices while driving. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones. Message and data rates may apply. Optional Navigation System map updates cannot be received via Wi-Fi and require a separate update.


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