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Dry erase board from acrylic scrapbook page
Posted by Jo on August 5, 2010

Use a page from an acrylic scrapbook to create a customized and simple dry erase board.

Tips for collecting, peeling, and making crayons
Posted by Chica on August 12, 2009

Get some useful tips for dealing with peeling crayons that you’ll be melting into new shapes, and how to clean up the wax afterwards.

How to quickly save crystallized honey
Posted by Chica on July 9, 2009

Learn how to restore crystallized honey when you’re in a big hurry.

Quick Tip – Clean a pool table with a lint roller
Posted by Chica on July 6, 2009

Clean pool table felt in a hurry with a simple lint roller

Quick Tip – How to thread yarn through a needle
Posted by Chica on June 11, 2009

Learn our trick for threading yarn through the eye of a needle.

How to remove shipping labels from boxes
Posted by Chica on January 13, 2009

Learn how to quickly and easily remove shipping labels and other markings from cardboard boxes

Use color-coded gift wrap this Christmas
Posted by Chica on December 11, 2008

Make it easy to find presents under the Christmas tree by color coding the gift wrap to suit the recipients.

Print your own Christmas gift labels
Posted by Jo on November 6, 2008

Use our template to print your own customized Christmas gift labels using basic mailing labels.

Quick and easy jack-o-lantern
Posted by Chica on October 16, 2008

Learn a super quick and easy trick for carving a pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern that will amuse kids and adults alike.

Make shoelaces out of hair ties
Posted by Chica on September 22, 2008

Learn to use an elastic hair tie to fasten shoes. Great for emergencies or for kids who can’t seem to keep their shoes tied.

Quick Tip – Get rid of dangling threads from hot glue
Posted by Chica on August 1, 2008

Learn how to get rid of those pesky dangling threads your hot glue gun leaves all over your project with a simple tool — a hair dryer!

Wedding DJ worksheet and checklist
Posted by Chica on July 30, 2008

Be sure the music as your reception goes exactly as planned by communicating well with the DJ. Download and fill out our free Wedding DJ Checklist to make sure you and your DJ and on the same page.

Downloadable babysitter’s information guide
Posted by Jo on July 23, 2008

Make life easier on you and the babysitter and be prepared for anything by downloading our handy Babysitter’s Guide to post on your fridge.

Wedding photographer worksheet and checklist
Posted by Chica on July 8, 2008

Help your wedding photographer on the Big Day by providing a helpful checklist of photographs to take, people to include, and your preferences on photo styles. Download our free, customizable worksheet, fill it out, and give it to your photographer.

Make campfire starters
Posted by Chica on May 20, 2008

Recycle dryer lint, egg cartons, and old crayons into homemade fire starters for the campfire or grill.

Make no-knead bread with just three ingredients
Posted by Chica on April 4, 2008

Make a yummy and easy no-knead bread with just three ingredients! A dead ringer for Tastefully Simple’s ”Bountiful Beer Bread”, this is also customizable with your favorite flavors or additions.

Please visit Chica and Jo at http://www.chicaandjo.com for even more clever ideas!