Posted by Sheela Cooper
Extra storage – it’s like the unicorn of home organization; so coveted, yet so elusive. But I’m here to tell you that there really is a way to find extra storage in your home. You just need to use a bit of creativity.
’m sure that many of you, like me, have tried in vain to find a good solution for storing your wrapping paper. I realize that this is, indeed, a first world problem, but hey, it’s there! I used to use a Rubbermaid gift wrap storage bin, and it did hold a lot of wrapping paper. But sometimes the rolls would get crunched and crumpled, and eventually the lid hinge broke so the lid kept falling off. The bin was also quite bulky and took up too much precious closet space. Wrapping accessories like bows and ribbon would also get smashed into the bottom of the bin, so they were not only lost but also ruined. Definitely not my idea of useful storage.
I thought about it for a while, and once again turned to my beloved 3M Command hooks. (I have no affiliation with 3M, but I definitely admire their genius!) The wire hook was the perfect solution:
Posted by Sheela Cooper
Christmas is almost here, and if you’re like me, there are still a few gifts you need for people on your list. Here are a few ideas that are easy, fairly low-cost, and homemade. The recipients of these gifts will love them and cherish the idea that you have made something just for them!
Baked goods – these are always a hit at the holidays. For years, I have made Cherry Almond Biscotti for my neighbors, and they look forward to it each year. The recipe I use is from Bon Appetit and is actually for Cherry Hazelnut Biscotti, but I prefer almonds. There is a bit of a time investment, but the recipe yields a lot and is a welcome, somewhat exotic change from sugar cookies or chocolate chip cookies.
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