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:
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.
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.
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: