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    To get rid of the light that comes through the sides of your curtains, slip one of the curtain ring clips onto the rod bracket. No more side light! Also good when using thermal-backed curtains to help stop drafts.

    Good Enough Curtains

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    Insulate your Garage Door.

    Frugal Ain't Cheap: Insulate your Garage Door

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    Lock the track on your home's garage door when you go away on vacation.

    Garage Security Tips

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    Moving? Pack your plates with foam disposable plates between them! Sooo much easier than wrapping each one in yucky newspaper!

    How to Safely Pack Plates for Moving in DIY, Kitchen Tips

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    How to Add Molding to Billy Bookcases

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    The Homestead Survival: Candle Powered Pottery Heater - would help tp prevent hypothermia in a closed room.

    Candle Powered Pottery Heater

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    Paper cupcake liners in the car. Use them to keep cup holders clean

    Keeping Car Clean: Using Muffin Liners

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    They say it takes 21 days to develop a habit. When training, put up a Post It note for each day and rip them off when you're done to keep motivated.

    Jealousy is useful… | The Amazing Adventures of Dietgirl

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    Sour cream in squirt bottle - taco topping problem ! Would also work for avocado dressings and tomato hot sauces. Great idea for a fajita bar party.

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    Paint colors

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    Cleaning Trick That Saves Cash | First for Women

    Cleaning Trick That Saves Cash

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    Grilling 101: How To Use A Charcoal Starter - light charcoal without lighter fluid - your tastebuds will thank you!

    Grilling 101: How To Use A Charcoal Starter | Plain Chicken

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    No Mess way to cut a Watermelon !

    Cutting a Watermelon - Mama Say What?!

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    Thumb tack and magnet with whatever you want to decorate with. |GENIUS!!!

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    Use a pencil sharpener to sharpen chalk to a fine tip for pretty chalk writing

    Create an Instant Framed Chalkboard with Black Card Stock…

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    Recycle plastic lids as drip free Popsicle Holders... great idea for summer parties and holidays!

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    Love Life Hacks

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    instead of having bibs all over the place, why not have the baby bibs in a logical spot, on the back of the baby's high chair?

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    Leather chair cushion with wooden peg. You could also have several tabs instead of the two... and run a dowel/rod through them all.

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    Pillow guide.

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    Repurpose broken stemware. Pop in a citronella candle and then put glass down in plant. Pretty at night and keeps bugs away!

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    Hurricane hits. You need power. One solution is to tap into your land line for juice. MAKE magazine has full instructions and a YouTube video tutorial: http://blog.makezine.com/2013/05/06/how-to-get-emergency-power-from-a-phone-line/

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    Instant Snack Bowl + other life hacks for a better summer

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    Cover your trampoline springs with pool noodles

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