Tips and Tricks
Vinegar Makes Nail Polish Last Longer. Apply to bare nails before applying polish. Womens Health Magazine
The Super Simple Trick for a Long-Lasting Mani
Did You Know? Parmesan Lids Fit On Canning Jars! Great for storing home-made spice mixes... or anything, really!
Add a 2nd curtain rod in the back to hang shower poufs, kids toys, etc. Brilliant!
Simple Shower Organization Tip
I need to remember this tip: Tissue paper ironed between 2 sheets of wax paper
Kitchen Basics 101: Making Half a Recipe Use the original cooking temperature/time as a reference point but monitor closely for the results you are looking for; If you are baking half a recipe of cake, bread or pie, then the cooking time about two thirds to three quarters of the original time. Pan Size: Try to use a pan that has half the volume of the one called for in the original recipe.
For girls day-This is crazy. Mix 1/4 c Listerine (any kind but I like the blue), 1/4 c vinegar and 1/2 c of warm water. Soak feet for 10 minutes and when you take them out the dead skin will practically wipe off.
yes please. relaxing bath
27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible I'm in love with this list!
So smart! Do your kids use a million cups a day? Magnets on the back, put on the fridge. Freakin genius!!
add baking soda to the water when hard boiling eggs and the shell will come right off ~~ add 1/2 tsp of baking soda to the water it will make the egg shell easier to peel.
Parents of girls, take note. A small spray bottle with 2 TBSP of fabric softener, the rest water = "Doll Hairspray." Easy method for smoothing and renewing any doll's hair.
Pack 'n' Play repurpose! Cut the mesh from one side, cover the top with fitted sheet, throw in some pillows... reading tent!
Website says: The chores you use for Chore of the Week can be the same set used for Work for Hire. It gives you more opportunities to get those numerous tasks accomplished by your kids. Work for Hire is optional, but since my kids don't receive an allowance and I don't buy them toys, they are always clamoring to make a little money. I'm encouraging work ethic while getting my home clean.
Idea for helping to motivate kids to help out with the extra chores that get missed most of the time---will have to remember this when they get a little older!
Home Made by Carmona: Chore System for the Kids
Travelling with young kids made easy: Put an entire outfit (including undies and hair accessories) in a ziploc bag. One bag per day. When you get to the hotel, put the bags in a drawer and they can pick one per day...