Backpack
How to Wash a Backpack
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/30/2013 | 2 Comments
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Don’t replace last year’s backpack just because it looks a bit grimy. These cleaning instructions will have that pack looking new again in no time:

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Printable Bookplates
Printable Bookplates
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/28/2013 | No Comments
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Spruce up your kids’ school supplies with these fun bookplates. They’re available in two designs. Just pick your favorite, and print it out on an 8.5 x 11″ sheet of label paper. Use Avery 8165, if you have an inkjet, or Avery 5265, if you have a laser printer.

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Permanent Markers
How to Remove Permanent Marker
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/23/2013 | 3 Comments
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Permanent marker isn’t nearly as permanent as the name suggests. Learn how to remove it, and you’ll be able to:

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Recalls.gov App
How to Check for Recalls
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/22/2013 | No Comments
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Before you buy toys, baby equipment or any large ticket item from a yard sale, thrift store or consignment sale, take a second to check for recalls. It’s as simple as entering the product name on recalls.gov, and there’s even a free app that you can download for checking recalls on the go.

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Parts
Where to Find Replacement Parts
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/21/2013 | 4 Comments
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If you come across something that you’ve been looking for at a yard sale, but it has a broken or missing piece, you can often order a replacement part from the manufacturer for a reasonable price. Here’s where to go to get what you need:

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