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Why didn't I think of that?

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Tension rod on the underside of a table to make a "coloring table" - why didn't I think of that!?

Cheap and Easy Coloring Table for your Kid! - IKEA Hackers


Put silicone muffin liners in your cupholders -- keeps crumbs, spills & dirt contained in an easy-to-lift out liner. Rinse/clean and place back into the cupholders

15 Genius Travel Hacks For On-the-Move Moms


I need to do this for the car!

Pinterest Picks | Dollar Store Mom Frugal Fun – Crafts for Kids


How awesome is this?! Use a picture frame and a utensil tray to hold nail polish

Picture Frame Shadow Box (white)



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Using Airhead taffy to cut out letters for birthday cakes! This might actually be one of the best life hacks EVER. Totally BRILLIANT!!!!

Conversation Heart Cake Tutorial | Studio DIY®


Wrap the cords around your unused appliances and secure with velcro. | 34 Ingenious Ways To De-Clutter Your Entire Life

34 Ingenious Ways To De-Clutter Your Entire Life


Use zipper pencil pouches to organize puzzles instead of bulky boxes. This blog post has several great ideas for organizing kids toys.

The Navy Stripe: Organizing Kids Toys


Inexpensive craft store frames fit perfectly around your light switch covers. | 31 Easy DIY Upgrades That Will Make Your Home Look More Expensive

31 Easy DIY Upgrades That Will Make Your Home Look More Expensive


Well duh! Why didnt i think of this!? This is the most genius thing I have seen in a while!! Totally uses that dead space in the closet and keeps it really easily accessible.. @ Home Decor Ideas

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Buy bathroom suction things and use in fridge! Why do I not think of these things!

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DIY: Window Treatment Bracket Template - when you hang your window treatments, you want them to be hung at the same height, distance from the window, etc. Follow this tutorial to make a template so you only need to measure one time. Saves time & unnecessary holes in the walls.

hanging a curtain rod {made simple} - Miss Mustard Seed


Painters tape, then double stick tape to hang posters and such without peeling paint off walls or putting thumbtack holes in walls. SUCH a clever idea!

the double stick/painters tape trick - Picnics Under the Moon


Shutup!! Who thinks of this stuff??! Tuna fish can, PVC pipe, dollar store vase and candles. Beautiful walk way or patio idea.

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This is a brilliant idea instead of the usual "grounding". Filing this one away for the pre-teen/teenage years.

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great gift idea for new mothers: burlap ribbon with measurements marked with sharpie, include box of tags & safety pins to add Name/date to track growth. Roll & move whenever you need

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Use tube lighting in a dark closet - great idea as long as there is an electrical outlet nearby

28 Easy Solutions To Your Closet Problems


Glue picture frames to file cabinets. Instantly expensive looking.

While They Snooze: File Cabinet Update


How to organize canned goods - wire shelves flipped upside down at an angle. Love this!

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'So smart. Paint Brush Holder - GREAT idea. Cut foam pipe insulation to fit sides of container... and cut slits in foam.'

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Prop cooling racks on top of ice with several cans of soda. Put food on top to keep it from falling into the water as the ice melts! Genius! - Cool Nature

How to keep your food dry in a cooler while camping


Genius! Why didn't I see this in the fall! Use mitten clips to keep jeans in place when wearing boots! No more saggy knees! Very clever!

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Hang an upcycled cereal box on the refrigerator to keep your menus and fliers in order.

52 Meticulous Organizing Tips For The OCD Person In You


DIY Cake Holder

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