Kitchen Gadget Alert: Spice Storage

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I have a deep love affair with kitchen gadgets, kitchen tips and tricks and storage essentials.  Back in October, after trying to find a certain spice in my crammed-full-of-crap spice cabinet, a whole shelf fell sending about 20 spice bottles flying out of my cabinet – one of which fell on my foot.  OUCH! So that prompted me to ask my Facebook fans how they organize their spices.  One of you mentioned the YouCopia SpiceStack  .  

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6 Weekly Menu Planner Templates

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I desperately need to start planning my meals better.  I do the 5:00 “oh-crap-what-are-we-having-for-dinner” dance every night.  With summer coming I know I get even more laid back with planning dinner.  If I don’t get my act together stat my kids are going to live on cereal for dinners….they totally wouldn’t mind.

Weekly Menu Planner Templates

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Plastic Package Opener

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You know how you purchase those fun electronics for your kids?  And then they beg for you to open it right away?  So you grab scissors, a knife or a saw and start gnawing at the package?  And then you have a sharp corner? And then you cut your finger? And then you start bleeding? And then you look for a band-aid? And then you ruin the Christmas present opening experience?

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Top Tips for Painting Fabric

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I have done my fair share of fabric painting and have learned a lot through trial and error.  I love the process of painting on fabric because it really allows you to get the exact color and design you want at a relatively low cost. I thought I would put together a list of recommendations and products that I use to help you achieve maximum results when attempting to paint or stencil fabric.  Here is what I have learned along the way…

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