Catch Drywall Dust When Drilling Overhead

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Trying to drill a hole in a ceiling can be a messy business! Next time, grab a small diameter disposable cocktail paper plate and drill right through it. The plate will then catch most of the dust and debris as it drops from the ceiling. Make sure to use a small diameter or clear plate, otherwise you’ll find it very hard to align your bit.

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Mash Avocado Onto A Sandwich for a Healthy Mayo Alternative

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Mayo isn’t for everyone, particularly if you’re counting calories and/or health conscious. It turns out mashing a little avocado into your sandwich is an ideal (and tasty) mayo alternative, with no culinary skills required!

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Slicing Strawberries with an Egg Slicer

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Summer is a great time to eat strawberries ala carte, or as part of a fruit salad. However slicing them can be a pain. Use a standard egg slicer to slice strawberries to make your prep time more “fruitful!” For optimal results, make sure you cut off the stem prior to slicing.

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Baseboard Cleaner

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Spring cleaning those baseboards is a whole lot easier with this solution. First vacuum with an attachment to grab up all of the obvious dirt. Then mix 1 tablespoon of fabric softener with 1 quart of warm water for the ideal baseboard cleaner. Use a cleaning sponge dipped in your mix to clean any additional dust, dirt, or pet hair. The fabric softener will leave a clean fresh scent while repelling future dust with its anti-static properties.

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Hand Painted Garden Markers

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With all of the clever ideas out there for keeping track of what’s growing in your garden rows and planters, it’s hard to choose which method’s best. We think these garden markers are a hands down winner though. Paint a stone like a strawberry for your strawberry bed. Paint a jack o’ lantern to mark where you’ve planted those pumpkin seeds. It’s as affordable as a rock with a little bit of paint. And it’s got character that’s sure to make you smile. Kids will love it!

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A Mother’s Day Gift

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we thought you’d love this simple homemade memento. Gather her kids around, and make a handprint of each child with acrylic paint. The handprints will capture a fleeting moment and become a treasure that Mom will cherish this Mother’s Day and every day after.

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Rating: 5 (from 9 votes)