background preloader

Household Stuffs

Facebook Twitter

Help Exchange: free volunteer work exchange abroad Australia New Zealand Canada Europe. Eat Well, Spend Less: How to Store Pantry Food for Maximum Shelf Life. Cafe Munchkin » Plastic Grocery Bag Origami. Plastic Grocery Bag Origami Here is where we keep our plastic grocery bags. We’ve got loads of it! This little cabinet used to be filled with plastic bags that we can no longer see the back. We even forgot that we kept phone directories here! It was just packed! It was transformed to this when relatives came to visit us last month. Tito (Uncle) Kit, hubby’s uncle priest, taught us a method of neatly folding the grocery bags, something he learned from the seminary. Here’s the step by step guide to plastic bag folding: 1. 2. Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills. The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills.

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills , but I figured I’d save you some time. Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new. Hack a Day - Hack a Day serves up fresh hacks (short tutorials) every day from around the web and one in-depth ‘How-To hack’ guide each week.eHow - eHow is an online community dedicated to providing visitors the ability to research, share, and discuss solutions and tips for completing day-to-day tasks and projects.Wired How-To Wiki - Collaborate with Wired editors and help them build their extensive library of projects, hacks, tricks and tips. Secret Hidden Rooms in a Century Home Room Remodel Project - Playrooms. We have a….

Secret Hidden Rooms in a Century Home Room Remodel Project - Playrooms

So why all the secret rooms? It all started a couple years ago when Mark and I got to thinking about what could be behind these stairs: Mark had heard before that sometimes when people built homes, they would attach a gold coin under the first stair for good luck. We figured, if nothing else, that there was some unused space under those stairs so we might as well open them up to see. No coin…but we gained storage space. Not long after this, Mark’s wheels started turning again. We threw some carpet and a light in there and called it a day. So, that was it, UNTIL…. Knotted jersey headband tutorial. Hey there LOVE STITCHED PEEPS!!

knotted jersey headband tutorial

It’s LESLIE from LITTLE MOOKIE back again with another fun tutorial, and while i’m a sewing contributor here, sometimes the best sewing tutes are the ones that involve ZERO SEWING! Am i right? (tell me i’m right, mkay?) I’ve always wanted to learn how to tie celtic-ish style knots and this one was super cute so i started searching around for a tutorial and found this one. she used long crochet chains but i don’t crochet. so i figured, why not UPCYCLE something? One of my best friends lost 55lbs last year and she gave me all of her clothes (yay for free fabric, eh?!) What you’ll need:old tshirts – any color, combo (could also use fabric, rope, yarn, etc.)cutting mat & rotary cutter (plain ‘ol scissors would work just fine too)glue gun & gluemusic (i always work better when i can sing while i work) :) Worksheets. 25 (more) clever ideas to make life easier.


25 (more) clever ideas to make life easier

We heard you loud and clear. When we published our first list of clever ideas to make life easier last year, we received an overwhelming response. So without further ado, here’s another 25 ingenious household tips and organisational tricks that will have you saying, “Why didn’t I think of that?!” Source: Got an empty kitchen shelf? Source: Wall mount cutlery trays and add a cup hook in each compartment for brilliant jewelery storage.

Source: Avoid messy dresser drawers by “filing” your clothing side-by-side instead of stacking items on top of each other. Photo: William Warby on Has putting Toy Story on constant repeat finally taken its toll? Source: Packing tip: Protect breakables such as wine bottles or food containers with children’s inflatable floaties. Source: Rather than bundling them in your drawer, loop tights over a coathanger and store them in your wardrobe. Live Green - 16 Ways To Make The Most Of What You Have. Frugality is a life concept.

Live Green - 16 Ways To Make The Most Of What You Have

If you’re ready to begin a journey toward frugality, here are some ideas to help get you started. In a deep green world, using less and spending less would automatically go hand-in-hand. Maybe it already does, for some. But the majority of Americans are still struggling to get a handle on doing more with less. Frugality is a life concept. Today, it seems that people everywhere in the U.S. just plain have more. As a society, we’ve grown bilious and lazy. For centuries, humankind did without A/C, cars and coffee houses. Photography Tutorial: A Quick Guide to Understanding Your DSLR Camera.

Hi guys!

Photography Tutorial: A Quick Guide to Understanding Your DSLR Camera

With Labor Day weekend coming up, I know a lot of us are going to be out there taking pictures! :) Since we have a long weekend to practice, I wanted to share with you this basic intro to SLR photography. If you have an SLR camera and are nervous to take it out of auto mode, this is the tutorial for you. You may have heard words like aperture, exposure, and shutter speed and wondered just how on earth they come together to give you a better photo. I’ll give you a brief introduction on what they do and how they affect your photos turning out too bright, too dark, too blurry or JUST RIGHT. :) This guide will show you how to get the most out of your SLR camera and give you confidence to take it out of auto mode in no time! Left: Canon T2i. To start, let’s put your camera in Aperture Priority mode or Shutter Priority mode. 1. Patagonia Long Sleeve Fjord Flannel Shirt Canyonlands/Prussian Blue.

WordPress › Error. Cleaning File.