Make your own lunchbox icepacks from dollar store sponges soaked in water and put in ziplock bag. When they thaw, the sponge absorbs the water. I completely forgot about this handy trick! After lunch take squeeze the sponge and wash up hands and face!
Make It: Natural Mosquito Spray 14 oz. bottle of witch hazel , 15 drops of both citronella and lemongrass, and about drops of lavender essential oils. You could use tea tree oil or geranium oil for tick protection. Do not spray on or near face.
Good Idea: DIY - Ice Packs using Liquid Soap. Save money on buying ice packs by taking dish soap, pour it into a ziploc bag, then freeze it. The soap doesn't solidify so it molds to the shape you need, it gets colder and stays colder longer.
A page full of "did you knows". Such as, if you place a wooden spoon over a pot of boiling water, it won't boil over. Peppers with 3 bumps are sweet and good for eating, peppers with 4 bumps are firm and good for cooking.
16 Summer Travel Life Hacks That May Save Your Sanity
Safely pack your razor with a binder clip & 13 more travel hacks to make life easier when traveling - one time I didn't and I was rummaging in the dark. The next morning I had blood all over me because I'd cut my fingers and didn't even know.
Turn a bar of soap into 2 liters of liquid hand soap! "All it takes is melting the soap with water, adding a little vegetable glycerin, and voilà, you have made liquid hand soap." 1 c soap flakes 10 c water 1 Tbs glycerin
Need a little relief from hectic mornings? These copycat Uncrustable PB&J sandwiches not only taste better than the store-bought version, they cost only a fraction of the price. Whip up a big batch on the weekends, then freeze for quick & easy lunches al