Why didn't I find this BEFORE my wedding when I spent hours taking off labels on blue bottles! I'm definitely going to have to try the peanut butter trick sometime.
tulle instead of string...brilliant
Unshrink clothes....where has this post been all my life???
Make your own ice packs from dollar store sponges soaked in water and put in zip lock bag. When they thaw, the sponge absorbs the water.
Emergency Preparedness for Couples... with limited storage and money! (includes ideas for 72 Hour Kit and 2 Week Supply, and free printables) I didn't use her printables, but some of her ideas for food are good. Our bags are mostly done, I just want to add a steno burner or two. I decided to make two bags, to split the weight up between us and give more room for water, food, etc.
Start the year with an empty jar and fill it with notes about good things that happen. On New Years Eve, empty it and see what awesome stuff happened that year.
Good Article: The 7 core areas of preparedness (Food, Water, Heat, Light, Sanitation, Medical, Safety) and The Rule of 3 - what this means is have 1 main & 2 backup methods of doing whatever needs to be done (a backup to your backup). Cooking, heating, lighting, and communications are all aspects that need backups of backups in case the primary method(s) are incapacitated.
MUST REMEMBER THIS!! Mounting your TV so that no cords hang down the wall. Seriously did not know it was that easy!
how to fix a bra. Wish I had known about this many bras ago.
Use tape to measure distance between the two holes, then put the tape on the wall. Clever.