Andrew Schmelyun collected some cool Eloquent niceties.

Over the last year or so, I’ve been collecting and (sometimes) tweeting about methods and helpers I’ve stumbled across in Laravel’s Eloquent ORM. Most of these aren’t that obvious in the documentation, but have made a huge impact as my applications have grown in both size and complexity.

https://medium.com/@aschmelyun/a-few-helpful-gems-tucked-away-in-laravel-eloquent-6a76e7c926e5