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bRTcL.jpg (JPEG Image, 740 × 2210 pixels) - Scaled (29. Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle) My husband and I both have cell phones.

Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle)

And both of us have phone chargers. And that means lots of obnoxious cords. You never know when one of us may be moving phone cords around, to give our phones an extra charge while we’re chatting away……… or trying to charge our phones up before running errands or something. Needless to say, those phone cords seem to be everywhere…..and are generally in the way and hanging all over the floor. (Okay, and how about when you’re in a hotel or visiting family/friends. I was looking around on the internet for a solution and found this. It made the perfect little holder for my cell phone while it’s being charged.

And no more phone hanging down from the outlet while in this room or that room……..the cord and phone are now up off the ground, and tucked away into the little holder, while the phone drinks up a full charge. And of course I couldn’t just leave the poor little holder alone……I had to Mod Podge some fabric right onto it for some kick. Related posts: DIY Clean eyes! Eye make-up remover is so darn expensive!

DIY Clean eyes!

Here is a quick and cheap DIY Eye Make-up Remover recipe. If you have kids, you’ll have the materials! If you don’t… and you have to buy ingredients, well, you’ll spend less than 3 dollars! And get at least 30 bottles of remover. Ingredients: 1 C water 1½ TBSP Baby Shampoo (tear free) ⅛ TSP Baby Oil (Cocunut Oil or Olive Oil) EDIT! Materials: Mixing Bowl Measuring cup/spoons Bottle to put finished product in (I used an empty medicine bottle; an empty baby oil bottle would work GREAT) Small funnel (or improvise like me) Combine ingredients. Stir Pour I didn’t have a funnel.. and didn’t feel like messing with a make-shift one.

I didn’t have enough room in my little bottle. Verdict: It works PERFECT! WAIT! What are some of your favorite uses for baby oil?? Hope everyone’s having fantástico weekend! # kristanlynn xoxo P.S. When is the Best Time to Buy Almost Everything? This post is from GRS staff writer April Dykman.

When is the Best Time to Buy Almost Everything?

My mom has a sixth sense when it comes to bargain hunting. Where I’m thrilled to get 25 percent off and free shipping, she’s finding deals of 70 percent off and getting inside scoop from the salespeople, who probably have her on speed dial should a ginormous everything-must-go-or-we-torch-it clearance sale come along. Okay, so I’m exaggerating, but not by much. The point, however, is that the key to finding bargains is timing—off-season, end-of-season, new models bringing down prices on the old models.

There’s a pattern and a perfect time to buy just about anything. When possible, plan your purchases by using the following list to score the best deals and to keep more of your money in your high interest savings account: House and home Flora Flowers—Tulips are less expensive in February, peonies in May. Recreation Electronics Tip: In general, you’ll find a good deal when an electronic item is outdated. Auto Travel Food Clothing and accessories Other. A Natural, Non-Toxic Way to Polish Silver : Pancakes and French Fries.