An open-and-shut case

Do you have a teenager who’s driving you nuts? Here’s a discipline technique you may not have thought of. Remove their bedroom door. I’m talking about talking if off the hinges and putting it out in your shed until...

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Flipbelt for runners keeps stuff in place

Flipbelt keeps items in place when you run

My wife is a runner, and she loves this product. It’s a stretchy belt made to fit your odds and ends while you’re running, called the Flipbelt. It’s made of stretchy material with a sewn-in pocket that doubles over on itself so you don’t have to work about things...

Add more shower storage with another curtain rod

Tip-man Tim: Keep your shower organized

Here’s a simple way to keep your shower caddies neat and organized, and up off the corners of your shower. Install a second shower curtain rod on the inside of the shower. This is a great way to keep multiple kids’ shower stuff organized, and nobody fights over who...

A few slices and you've peeled an orange with no mess

  Now, I always challenge myself to peel an orange in one solid peel, but if you hate getting pith under your fingernails, try this method. Follow the directions below to easily section an orange.

A ‘points’ system for grounding kids

Use a points system when grounding your kids. They have to work it off.

Here’s an image I found from a mom who took a different approach to grounding your kids. They can “work” their way out of it by following her point system. My only thought with this is to be clear what chores your kids have to do regularly, and tailor...

Goo Gone

Goo Gone is the best product I’ve found for removing sticky residue. It easily removes price tag stickers and can even remove the sticky residue from where you had an IV line attached to you arm! If your local home improvement store doesn’t carry it, you can find it...