Write a letter to your child or grandchild each year and include money for grad gift. I like this idea of writing a letter, and even adding money, but I think it'd be better to go longer than a grad gift. Wedding, first home, first child?
Re-use plastic bottle tops to tightly seal food bags. Cut off wide-mouth plastic bottle top just at crest. save the cap. slip over bag opening. top toward the open end. Fold bag over bottle mouth. cap with re-used bottle top. easy to seal and pour!
Cinnamon in the Sandbox--- Did anyone else know this? Now that its getting warmer, the kids are going to want to play in the sandbox. Cinnamon in the Sandbox keeps the bugs away! I knew cinnamon repelled ants. but I never thought of this!
spray paint measuring tape and keep track of kids heights at different ages. Takes up no space and can move with you. I would paint the back side to mark so you can still see their height without having to remeasure your measuring tape.
Make a Popsicle Stick Picture Puzzle as one of the most affordable homemade gifts kids can make. Homemade Christmas gifts that can also be used as homemade Father's Day gifts and Mother's Day crafts kids can make must be something special.
Why didn't I think of that? Not that I use much coffee creamer, but it is a good idea. A great way to re-use this coffee creamer bottle. Store sugar, dry beans, snacks, the fillers are endless. Great spout for pouring or easy twist off top.