Stovetop potpourri kits

What a great gift idea for teachers! Something they can definitely use and not clutter up their desk or room.

Stove-top Potpourri Kits Clear plastic gift bags (non-zip) 1 orange 1/2 cup cranberries 1 Tbs whole cloves 3 sticks of cinammon grated nutmeg Festive ribbon

Instructions: Quarter the orange, place all in a small saucepan filled with water and simmer on lowest setting. Refill water as needed.

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Keep your rugs from sliding

Good old Martha Stewart taught us that rather than buying those ridiculously expensive anti-slip mats for a rug, just turn it over and run a few lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Let dry and flip over and your rug wont be going anywhere! If you don’t have a caulk gun, or don’t want to go that route, check out this Rug Gripper Non-Stick rug tape.

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How to freeze avocado

I absolutely love avocado. I could eat it almost every day. The problem is, their shelf life isn’t very long, so they can go bad fairly quickly. I’d love to stock up when they are on sale for .99, but what would I do with a dozen avocados before they went bad?

That’s why I was excited to see that you can actually FREEZE avocado! Be sure to check out

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Don’t let the sunshine in

I love sunshine. Don’t get me wrong. But when it is 6:30 am and you don’t have to get up until 9, the last thing I want is sunshine in my eyes! (or in the eyes of my kids!) This was a real issue when I moved into my apartment earlier this year. The side of the curtain kept pulling away and letting the light in WAY too early. I

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The easiest way to hang a picture

 

 

I was blown away when I actually tried today’s tip! I could’ve saved myself so much frustration if I’d known this when I moved into my first place (and 2nd and 3rd….)

Thank you, I Heart Nap Time!

 

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