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The next time you boil a dozen eggs, save the water and pour it on your garden and plants. The water becomes enriched with calcium when the eggs are cooked. Plus, why pour water down the sink when you can reuse it for something, right?
Pyrographed wooden spoon. Pyro=fire, right? Wood burning taken beyond the usual boy scout level.
Incredible Kitchen Trick – Keep Water from Boiling Over... You just have to keep the wooden spoon sitting on top of the pot so make sure that you get a spoon that has a relatively long handle. Then, Voila! No more messy boil overs to deal with.
Deep Cleaning Monthly Schedule - very smart! How about doing this for school, but each day would be something else. End of day activities could include sprucing up the room for tomorrow. Ex: Monday - book shelves Tuesday - rainy day game shelf or scrap paper bin cleaned, Wednesday - etc