Rubber Stamps and Scrapbooking – Keep Kids Busy with Crafts This Summer

Written by Robb Ksiazek

They’re out of school and back to tormentrepparttar neighborhood this summer. You rememberrepparttar 149418 days. Boredom is a common thought, even with allrepparttar 149419 stuff to do. Mowrepparttar 149420 lawn, go to baseball games, and hang out with friends. How can they be bored?

It is really not that tough to find things to do, but it seems like a lot of work just trying to find them. What couldrepparttar 149421 kids do that will actually make them learn something? Just because they are out of school doesn’t mean they have to shut their minds off.

Scrapbook Your Summer

Summer is a time for having fun with friends and enjoyingrepparttar 149422 finer things in life. There are trips torepparttar 149423 beach,repparttar 149424 amusement park, andrepparttar 149425 ballgame. Memories will be had byrepparttar 149426 minute. Preservingrepparttar 149427 memories is crucial. The boring rainy days will no longer be mind-numbing when there is scrapbooking to do. With allrepparttar 149428 pictures you are going to take, there must be a cool place to store them.

Sharingrepparttar 149429 summer memories is fun, but most importantly, it is a way to recall those memories inrepparttar 149430 future. It’s fun to look back on past summers and laugh atrepparttar 149431 fun times with friends and family.

Stamp for Fun, Stamp for Years

5 Reasons to Organize Your Home Today

Written by Karen Fritscher-Porter

Home organization isn't just for neat-nicks or those drawn toward organized living. Even if you don't fall into those two stereotypes, you should consider learning and implementing some home organizing techniques. Why bother? Here are five good reasons to organize your home:

PEACE OF MIND - When you have a closet packed full of miscellaneous items, don't you sometimes think "I've got to put that on my to-do housekeeping list"? Or you think "I've got to go through that closet to find those missing papers, shoes, whatever." And then when you don't do it, you get a nasty reminder every time you open that closet door. Now multiply that scenario and thought pattern byrepparttar number of other areas in your home that give you that same feeling. When it's visible, clutter weighs on your mind because you can't forget about it. It's there every time you openrepparttar 149416 closet door! So getting organized once and for all could decrease your stress levels by putting your mind more at ease.

MORE TIME - Home organization means less time spent searching for things. You can find what you want now, not in 15 minutes, an hour or perhaps never. Being able to find your ski jacket instantly means 15 more minutes of skiing time. That sure sounds like a lot more fun than spending those 15 minutes searching through your closet for a warm jacket.

ANSWER FEWER QUESTIONS - Where are my shoes? Where is my purse or wallet? Have you seen my keys? Where's my backpack? I'm late! Have you seen my brown sweater? If all family members knowrepparttar 149417 home organization system, then they know where to find their stuff without asking you. But even if they don't, at least you can answer their questions quicker and without stopping what you're doing to help them search.

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