I bring baby powder every time to beach! Like to snack at the beach? Easily remove sand from your hands by "washing" them with baby powder! This works great for cleaning kids up after playing in the sand box as well!
DIY Fruit & Veggie Wash Cleaning fruit - fill sink with water, add 1 C. Add all fruit and soak for 10 minutes. Water will be dirty and fruit will sparkle with no wax or dirty film. Great for Berries too--keeps them from molding.
Get Rid of Ants with cornmeal. Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it but can't digest it. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don't have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!
Glue ribbon to back cover of notebook to use as a bookmark in journals. - Great idea to help the kids stay on the correct page in their journals!I kind of want to do math or science journals next year!