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Originally Posted by Masih_Mama
Ditto! I haven't done anything, but now at least I have some ideas!
Steph, DH Jason (1-1-11), DS Owen (10-3-03) and DS Kai (10-13-11)
Originally Posted by minicooper
You ladies have inspired me... I wrote a sort of compliation of all the things in this thread that appeal to me.... I posted it on my blog at http://miiniicooper.blogspot.com/ let me know what you think.... it ended up being very long and I'm not sure I'm done with it but I'm pleased that I have started writing and this thread motivated me to summarize all of your great ideas... please don't be offended if your idea isn't in there... there was no logical selection process... just the things that I could see myself doing or that hit home in the common sense department. Enjoy!
Originally Posted by Bearsmama
What a great idea about the car kit. We always have dipes and wipes in the car, but emergency snax, clean-up supplies, etc., is such a great idea!
mama to a sweet girl , & 4 silly boys
Jenn<>< crunchy conservative mama to 6
and my way through my stash.
Originally Posted by JenniferH
RE the window quilts. I've been doing some thinking about this and I came up with an idea that might be a bit cheaper on materials. I hope it works, and I'm going to try it on my living room this weekend to see how it goes.
Get two tension rods that fit on the inside of your window. Cut a piece of fleece (since it doesn't get ratty and it's a good insulator) to fit plus 4" for casings. Sew casings at either end and place on tension rods. During the day the bottom can be rolled up and the rod placed at the middle or near the top to let light in and rolled down and secured at night.
I thought these would be cute in a snowflake print or something that coordinates with your bedrooms. Mine will be hanging under my mini blinds so everyone outside will be able to see them. Right now I have some blankets thrown over my windows in my bedroom to block light and heat/cold but they are ugly and I can't really roll them up during the day to let light in. They work great, but really aren't all that practical.
I'll make one sometime this weekend and see how it fits. If it's successful I'll post pics and a price list for the materials I use.
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