A great deal on chalkboard contact paper! Easiest way ever to make a chalkboard!
Holy smokes. This may be the best crafting tip of the month. "print out the font you want and place wax paper over it. Trace letters with puffy paint, let dry, then use mod podge to secure letters to canvas, etc. Brilliant."
(Drea Grade A+ so awesome!) Shredding Chicken - Wish I knew this a LONG time ago. Perfectly shredded chicken in seconds.... throw cooked chicken (still warm/hot) in Kitchen Aid with the paddle attachment. Turn to speed 4-6 and in 20 seconds you'll have perfect, restaurant style shredded chicken. I HATE SHREADING CHICKEN!! This is awesome!
The theory: Stones painted as strawberries when put around strawberry plants in the spring will keep birds from eating your berries because by the time the real berries ripen the birds have become conditioned to think the ripened berries are stones. I'm going to try this next spring; The children will love painting stone berries! (Click through for a detailed painting tutorial.)