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A plastic container with a rubber band sticking out, to help with opening.

Pop Your Plastic LidI have a hard time getting the lids off my Tupperware! Dollar store containers are a good buy but nearly impossible to pop the lid on. I save the rubber bands that come around broccoli and other vegetables for further use. Cut the rubber band and put it under the lid and snap the lid shut.

 

Flatten Shirt Lapel Without an Iron

Flatten Shirt Lapel Without an IronHere is how to get the flattest lapel in town; it is better than using an iron. Take your shirt out of the dryer and hang up on a hanger damp or if it's already dry apply a mist of water to the edge you are looking to press.

 

Elephant in the Garden - butterflies  on tree trunks that resemble an elephant

Elephant in the GardenI took this photo in the butterfly garden. There were so many lovely beautiful, colorful, quiet little beauties in that garden! I must have taken 100 pictures that day. Thru the camera lens I peered and snapped photos and all of a sudden I saw an elephant!

 

Making a Pill Container for Pocket or Purse - pills in container

Making a Pill Container for Pocket or PurseUse plastic gallon milk jug and water bottle caps to make a pill container.

 

Credit Card for Loose Tape End

Credit Card for Loose Tape EndTake an old credit card or hotel key, cut it 1/2 inches and use as a tongue to secure the tape from sticking to itself. You will be able to use the plastic tongue to pull the tape out easily.

 

DIY Shirt Collar Stays from Magnetic Hotel Keys  - sample stay and 6 new ones for keycard

DIY Shirt Collar Stays from Magnetic Hotel KeysThis is a simple way to recycle magnetic keys from past hotel stays into shirt stays. One key makes 6 stays.

 

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Recycled Magnetic Cylinder

Recycled Magnetic CylinderThis magnetic cylinder craft is made from a Pringles can. Check out the last photo, it is the comparison of the one I used as an example and the actual ad for two of these on line with a cost of 8.99. You are making out of something you were going to recycle. 

 

A small boy in a large white cowboy hat.

10 Gallon HeartIn traveling with my children, I noticed everything always was easier and better if Grandpa was going. It was like bringing a living breathing toy along. He always had 3x5 index cards in his pocket and an extra pen so when the children got fidgety, he would say "Draw grampa a picture and I'll give you a piece of candy" which he had stored in his pocket.

 

Recycled Crayon Holder With Crayons Scissors and Pencils

Craft Project: Recycled Crayon HolderAn easy inexpensive way to hold crayons, scissors, markers, colored pencils etc. Take the 7 water bottles, wash and remove paper labels.

 

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