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Forum: Any Occasion Gifts 11-24-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,447
Posted By gorilla
I have a LOT of gift ideas for men on my site if...

I have a LOT of gift ideas for men on my site if you click on gifts in the header.

I saw a clever idea for a change pouch from the large end of a man's tie. Cut off several inches from the wide...
Forum: Tips - Odds & Ends 11-11-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 59,923
Posted By gorilla
Wipe Up Spills

To wipe up a spill on a hot glass stove top - before it becomes hardened, heat your dishcloth for a few seconds in the microwave. That way you won't be using a cold cloth on a hot surface - which...
Forum: Daycare Providers & Preschool Teachers 02-10-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,021
Posted By gorilla
Valentine Crafts for Kids

Paint popsicle sticks pink or red. Cut out hearts and draw faces on them. Glue the hearts to the top of the popsicle sticks and stand then in a decorated can or flower pot.
Forum: Questions Over Coffee 01-27-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,684
Posted By gorilla
Quick Meal

One trick that works for me is to make double (or larger) quantities when I cook. I make 2 casseroles, or a huge pot of spaghetti sauce that can be frozen into a half dozen meals. Freeze the extra...
Forum: Valentine's Day 01-27-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,806
Posted By gorilla
Small Gift Ideas

The Dollar Store or Target Dollar Spot both have lots of items that are actually quite nice. How about putting together a set of something: cute pens, notecard set (usually 8 for $1), and some...
Forum: Education 07-15-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,906
Posted By gorilla
Dollar Tree has small bottles of hand sanitizers...

Dollar Tree has small bottles of hand sanitizers - I think it's a 2 pack for $1. You could embellish one of those for each person. Easy to carry, and handy to have.
Forum: Easter 04-09-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,019
Posted By gorilla
Peeps have been around since I was a kid, and I...

Peeps have been around since I was a kid, and I love them. I love all the creative things people do with them - even the experiments. The only way we ever ate them was after they had a chance to dry...
Forum: Share Your Experiences 03-04-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,016
Posted By gorilla
I read once - and I don't know if it is true -...

I read once - and I don't know if it is true - that when you get your hours turned around, you can't just start going to bed earlier. What you need to do is push your bedtime later and later, and...
Forum: Health - Viruses, Colds, Flus, etc 01-31-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,276
Posted By gorilla
We buy baby wipes and put a pile of them in a...

We buy baby wipes and put a pile of them in a quart ziplock bag. Add about 1/3 cup of alcohol between the layers in 3 or 4 places, gently squish a bit with the top open, and then seal. We keep them...
Forum: Consumer Review Requests 01-31-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,519
Posted By gorilla
We have had Singers in my family for 3...

We have had Singers in my family for 3 generations. From my own experience- the old Singers were good quality. The new Singers are total garbage. I gave my daughter one for graduation, and it was...
Forum: Valentine's Day 01-31-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,319
Posted By gorilla
There is a long list of Valentine Crafts for tots...

There is a long list of Valentine Crafts for tots links on my website (if I am allowed to mention it), and I think many of them would make good gifts for grandparents - who love anything made by...
Forum: Decorating - Living Room/Den 07-24-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,074
Posted By gorilla
I use 20 Mule Team Borax powder mixed about 3/4...

I use 20 Mule Team Borax powder mixed about 3/4 borax to 1/4 sugar. I haven't tried it inside, but outside I stir up an ant hill and sprinkle this around. It might need to be repeated a couple of...
Forum: Occasions - Anniversaries 01-29-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,065
Posted By gorilla
We did a scrapbook for my parents' 50th...

We did a scrapbook for my parents' 50th anniversary that they LOVED, and that my Mother got out regularly to look at. We told her that we needed a list of all her friends and families and their...
Forum: Valentine's Day 01-29-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,806
Posted By gorilla
I think a cute idea kids can make that...

I think a cute idea kids can make that grandparents or Moms would love is to cut out flower shapes from craft foam. Put the child's photo in the middle of one, or use several photos in the center of...
Forum: Holidays 01-29-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,776
Posted By gorilla
I try to make as many gifts as I can. So I start...

I try to make as many gifts as I can. So I start getting my ideas for gifts even before Christmas for the following year. I figure out what supplies I will need to make them and make a list. Then,...
Forum: Any Occasion Gifts 01-29-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,994
Posted By gorilla
A bookmark with a nice personal message, and then...

A bookmark with a nice personal message, and then laminated. A 2 x 2 tile recipe card or photo holder.
Forum: Health - Alternative & Natural Approaches 01-29-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,207
Posted By gorilla
We use Xlear Nasal Spray when we have been out in...

We use Xlear Nasal Spray when we have been out in public or feel we might be coming down with something. It works really well. Also, we put a large pile of baby wipes in a quart ziplock bag and add...
Forum: Crafty Corner 01-15-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,495
Posted By gorilla
This is a craft tip of my own that I have posted...

This is a craft tip of my own that I have posted on my website. Get a shower curtain for $1 at the Dollar Store and use it to cover the surface where your child will be crafting: the table, the...
Forum: Christmas Gifts 12-22-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 36,520
Posted By gorilla
I'm sorry not to have responded sooner, but I was...

I'm sorry not to have responded sooner, but I was out of town and away from a computer for two weeks. Here are the links to the two projects I mentioned, and I will post them on my Craftlinky...
Forum: Christmas Crafts 12-22-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,023
Posted By gorilla
I love Advent Calendars and have made more than a...

I love Advent Calendars and have made more than a dozen to give away, and several different ones for myself. {Edited by ajrsmom to remove link. You will need to get the approval of the FC webmaster...
Forum: Christmas Gifts 12-08-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 36,520
Posted By gorilla
I've made several Washcloth Reindeer and a bunch...

I've made several Washcloth Reindeer and a bunch of Moose Jingle Bell ornaments. I like to give ornaments, especially to kids. It gives them a nice start to their own ornament collection.
Forum: Christmas Crafts 12-08-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,425
Posted By gorilla
Thanks.

Thanks for the link... it has a lot of good ideas.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-08-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 200,718
Posted By gorilla
Hi, I am new to posting here, but I have visited...

Hi, I am new to posting here, but I have visited Family Corner off and on for several years. Now that I have started my own websites on crafting, I plan to be a regular visitor. Thanks for all the...
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