Thursday, August 27, 2015

Easy, Cheap Ideas For Back-To-School


1. Skip the ice pack and create your own using a water soaked, frozen sponge enclosed in a plastic back. 

Source: http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/54365/lunch-box-tips
2. Organize your locker by adding magnets to the back of cups -- and attach it to the inside of your locker for a way to hold your supplies.

Source: http://www.danamadeit.com/2012/06/tutorial-fridge-magnet-cups.html
3. Cereal folders: 
Source: http://www.sohosonnet.com/crafts-and-diy/cereal-box-upcycled-into-a-magnetic-paper-bin/



Thursday, August 20, 2015

Make Your College Dorm A "Home"

It can be a tough transition to college life after a summer home with family and friends. Here are a few ways to make your dorm feel like home:

Source: www.starsforstreetlights.com

Don't have enough room for a TV? Try this DIY project to create a projector.

Source: www.content.photojojo.com
Create wall art without damaging your dorm room wall -- using cornstarch!

Source: www.curbly.com


Thursday, August 13, 2015

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Back-To-School Tips


Ohio's sales tax-free weekend is here -- which means it's the perfect time for back to school shopping. 

Here are a few ideas/tips to think about before you head out:  

1. Chalkboard Notebooks 

Source: www.warmhotchocolate.com
2. School Supply Makeover

Source: www.tweenhood.ca
3. Organize Art Crafts

Source: www.motherhoodonadime.com



Thursday, July 30, 2015

Pool DIY Tips

1. Need a way to serve up some snacks or drinks in the pool? 

Source: www.instagram.com and www.popsugar.com
2. Here's step-by-step instructions to make a large pool cooler:

Source: www.instructables.com
3. Light up the pool with pool noodle candles.

Source: www.createcraftlove.com


Thursday, July 23, 2015

Fun In The Sun: Ice Cream

Summer days/nights are the perfect reason to grab yourself treat -- preferably frozen.

Here are a few easy ideas to enjoy ice cream in the sun: 

1. Two-Ingredient Peanut Butter Ice Cream
Source: http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com
2. Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream Sandwiches

Source: http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes
3. Snow Cone - DIY Flavors

Source: http://www.isavea2z.com/diy-snow-cone-syrup-recipe/



Thursday, July 16, 2015

Outdoor Movie Night

Here's a way to make the most out of your backyard during the summer nights -- your own personal outdoor movie theater.

All you need is a white sheet, clothespins, clothesline and projector. You'll have to invest in a mini or large projector screen -- but you can find some devices that around the $100 mark.

Source: www.momadvice.com