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Dish strainer in platic storage tub base

Use Plastic Tub Under Dish StrainerI have almost no counter space. I bought a small drainer but realized I didn't have the pan for it. While shopping lately, I came upon this tub for $.25 and thought it might work.

 

Plastic shoebox in file cabinet drawer.

Shoe Boxes Double Storage in File Cabinet DrawersI was setting this shoe box on my open craft file cabinet drawer, and I accidentally put something heavy inside the box, and it fit right in! Imagine my surprise when it not only fit but closed!

 

Using an eye glass case for holding scissors.

Use for Old Eyeglasses CaseI'm recycling my old eye glass cases. This one, I have found, is just the right size for three pairs of my craft paper scissors. I can turn back the flap and sew on a soda can tab/ring to hang it up.

 

Product Review: Wonderfile

Product Review: WonderfileI just purchased a Wonderfile and I have to tell you that I highly recommend them.

 

Bubble Wrap to Protect Stacked Pots

Bubble Wrap to Protect Stacked PotsPut bubble wrap between your pots and pans to protect them from scratching each other.

 

Homemade Pot Rack

Making a Pot RackMy husband made me a pot rack for Christmas out of galvanized pipe. I've posted it on my blog and there is a list of materials to make this yourself.

 

Nail Polish to Identify Charger Adapter

Nail Polish to Identify Charger AdapterA friend recently gave my son a hand held game, but we needed to buy a charger for it. The charger recommended at local store is one that has five different adapter options.

 

Shelf liner in the bottom of a plastic container.

Rubberized Shelf Liner for Transporting ItemsWhen traveling or hauling things that tend to slip around, wrap them in a rubberized shelf liner. I have home jewelry parties and lay my pieces on cut pieces that just fit a plastic tub, lay another layer on until I fill the tub.

 

White board being used to list a weekly dinner menu with an area for requests

Meal Planning Made EasyMy trick to avoid eating out is planning! I have a magnetic white board with each week's menu at the top and a spot for requests at the bottom. The kids love making requests and sometimes we do fun theme weeks.

 

Store GPS in Camera Bag

Store GPS in Camera BagIf you want a cheap, yet stylish and effective, alternative to buying one of the more expensive cases for your GPS device, just make a trip to your local dollar store. I found a nicely padded camera case with Velcro opening that works just perfectly for my GPS.

 

Garbage Bag Dispenser

A Garbage Bag DispenserI hate the way that rolls of trash bags get unrolled, so I found a great solution. I cut a small square hole in the top of the container with my jig saw, making a slot for the trash bags to "pop up" like they do on the baby wipe box.

 

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