Sunday, February 18

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15 Parenting Hacks That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

15 Parenting Hacks That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

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It's rough out here for parents, folks. Kids are the least predictable little critters on this Earth, so keeping them safe, happy, and in line is a monumental task. From learning how to stop your kid from dropping his sippy cup in the grocery store to keeping track of their medicine, these 15 easy parenting hacks are pure gold. You guys have enough to worry about as you try to mold little humans into big ones, so let us make things a little easier for you! 1. Draw a chart on the side of the medicine bottle to keep track of your kid's dosage. 2. Keep your toddler busy on planes by putting gel clings on the window. 3. Misplace your keys? Send the kids out on a scavenger hunt so you can do something more important, ...
He Took A Bunch Of Old Pennies And Turned Them Into Gorgeous Coasters You’ll Want!

He Took A Bunch Of Old Pennies And Turned Them Into Gorgeous Coasters You’ll Want!

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); Pennies are hands down the most annoying, useless bits of change ever. Seriously, though, when was the last time you used any change for your grocery store purchases, let alone those copper fiends? For me, pennies used to be things that I just avoided and tried to pawn off on other equally uninterested people. I can't blame those people for not wanting them, though. You can't even use them in vending machines.But when I came across this cool DIY project from Instructables user MrJB, my mind changed completely! You'll understand why when you see the beautiful coasters he made. First he gathered about four dollars' worth of pennies. Instructable...
This Guy Made An Awesome Wine Rack Out Of An Old Log — Here’s How

This Guy Made An Awesome Wine Rack Out Of An Old Log — Here’s How

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); If you're like me, you're constantly looking for cool new ways to display your wine. Sure, you're drinking it way more than you're actually looking at it, but it's nice to have a beautiful spot to keep it in -- rather than shoving all your bottles into a boring old cabinet.Redditor MPSPhotography knows exactly what I mean, because he created a wine rack out of an old log from his dad's wood pile. The result? It's seriously beautiful! If you're a wine lover, it goes without saying that this is for you. First he cut the log to size and then began stripping the bark off with a chisel. Reddit / MPSPhotography googletag.cm...
10 Awesome Uses For Toothpicks That You Probably Never Knew About

10 Awesome Uses For Toothpicks That You Probably Never Knew About

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I've always thought toothpicks only had one function, but as it turns out, I've been very, very wrong. Although they work great for picking pieces of food out of your teeth, there's so much more that they can help you accomplish. From fixing a leaky hose to keeping a pot from boiling over, here are 10 alternative uses for toothpicks that will make your life so much easier. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBP_ATF'); }); I have to try this the next time my glasses fall apart. Who knew that these little sticks could be so useful? I sure didn't, and I'm betting the same is true for you. Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/awesome-toothpick-uses/
She Took A Shower Curtain And Turned It Into A Gorgeous Curtain For Her Bedroom

She Took A Shower Curtain And Turned It Into A Gorgeous Curtain For Her Bedroom

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Spicing up your bedroom decor is always fun, but the cost sure isn't. Even if you're just looking to buy new curtains for your room, things can get seriously pricey for only a small amount of fabric. That's why I'm in love with this woman's creative home project. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBP_ATF'); }); Instructables user Enguyen16 wanted a pretty curtain in her bedroom, but she wasn't willing to pay the hefty price for one at the store. Instead, she decided to buy a cheap shower curtain and draw a design on it herself. The result is seriously beautiful. She gathered all the supplies she would need from a local thrift store for only a few dollars. Instructables / Enguyen16 googletag.cmd.pu...
He Rushed To Build A Giant Game For His Son’s Birthday Party, And It’s So Awesome

He Rushed To Build A Giant Game For His Son’s Birthday Party, And It’s So Awesome

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); One of my favorite things to do as a kid was play games with my family. Board games, video games -- you name it, we played it. I especially loved the bigger games that got you moving around, like Twister. Imgur user hahabird's son tends to agree, because he begged his dad to build a giant version of Connect Four for his upcoming birthday party and the awesome dad definitely didn't disappoint. If you and your little ones love playing games together, you have to check this out. Every successful project needs a good plan, so the builder began by marking where each hole would go on two sheets of plywood. Imgur / hahabird ...
What He Does With This Soda Can Is Genius And Kind Of Ridiculous

What He Does With This Soda Can Is Genius And Kind Of Ridiculous

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We all know by now that soda is not good for you. With this scientific knowledge, you might be asking yourself, "What should I do with all of these soda cans that I bought?" Well, finish drinking them because you don't want to be wasteful, then do this really cool hack with the top.You can turn any ordinary soda can into a vegetable peeler with a little ingenuity! Sure, it might take a little bit of time out of your day, but isn't that just the coolest? You're recycling an item all by yourself! So finish up those soda cans and make yourself a vegetable peeler! Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/soda-can/
These 23 Amazingly Easy Tricks Will Help You Remove Almost Any Stain

These 23 Amazingly Easy Tricks Will Help You Remove Almost Any Stain

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Stains are seriously annoying and at times, they seem impossible to clean. Whether they're plaguing our clothes or carpeting, we all wish that they would come out more easily and stop ruining our things. Well, luckily for you, there are a ton of awesome methods for removing practically any stain -- and you can find them below. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBP_ATF'); }); Get ready to become the ultimate master of stain removal. 1. Lemon juice removes rust stains from steak knives fast -- just soak them in it for a few minutes. Fabulessly Frugral googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBM_BTF'); }); 2. If you mix hydrogen peroxide with water and lemon essential oil, you'...
26 Perfect Ways To Kick The Clutter Messing Up Your Life To The Curb.

26 Perfect Ways To Kick The Clutter Messing Up Your Life To The Curb.

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It might start with one small, stray item strewn on your desk or any convenient flat surface. Before you know it, you've created full-on clutter chaos. Lots of little things turn into one big mess in no time at all. But there's a light at the end of the unorganized avalanche, and the solutions aren't that difficult to pull off. With just a few of these clever steps, you'll be living the easy life again. 1.) Customize your utensil drawers for the perfect fit. Kevin and Amanda 2.) Keep your hair ties together with a carabiner. Hippie Hugger 3.) Keep your small desk items in a muffin pan. Tattered Style ...
17 Cheap And Easy DIY Holiday Gifts For Your Furry Friends

17 Cheap And Easy DIY Holiday Gifts For Your Furry Friends

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This Christmas you may be making amazing DIY presents for friends and ornaments to decorate your house. Don't forget about your furry friends, though! Even though they have a tendency to knock down our trees and make sparkly messes over the holidays, they deserve some presents, too. There are so many inexpensive and easy ways to make your pets happy just by crafting. These 17 projects will have them cuddling up to you in no time. 1. Snuffle mats are easy to make and a great way to get your dog to learn to hunt for food or slow down when eating. All I care about is my German shepherd 2. This fleece tug toy couldn't be simpler-- try making it in Christmas colors to celeb...