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Sometimes, the simplest things can brighten up the gloomiest of days. Your neighbors in Las Gaviotas suggested some of the activities below. Try them out, add a rating, or suggest your own.

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1. Suggested by a neighbor in Las Gaviotas 5 years 4 weeks ago
35mm Stained Glass Slides

Here's a beautiful way to remember your memories for we neighbors around before the advent of digital photography. All you need is some fishing line, a small hole punch, and a lot of old 35mm slides. I was a ph...[Read More]

Adults
Free
4.833335
2. Suggested by a neighbor in Cedarwood 5 years 4 weeks ago
Anti-Gravity Bookshelf!

Wow the neighbors with an amazing floating bookshelf! The one thing my wife and I can agree upon is that books are the one decorator item that will enhance any room. This little project focuses exclusively on th...[Read More]

Adults
Bargain
3.5
3. Suggested by a neighbor in Cedar Crossing 5 years 4 weeks ago
Apple Slices With No Oxidation

One of the few healthy, natural foods that my boys will deign to eat are apples. But, they always complain that the slices are brown by lunch time, so my lunch boxes come back with oxidized apple slices every d...[Read More]

Kids
Free
3.5
4. Suggested by a neighbor in Las Gaviotas 5 years 4 weeks ago
Bathroom Basket Organizer

So my house has tiny little bathrooms with storage fit for a single person, not for a family with four daughters. Towels are particularly difficult to store because we use them so much, and they take up a lot o...[Read More]

Adults
Bargain
3.5
5. Suggested by a neighbor in Country Club Meadows 5 years 4 weeks ago
Binder Clip Cord Organizer

My digital life is full of cords, and the easiest/cheapest way I've found to manage them all is to use large binder clips to act as an organizer. Just clip the side of your computer workstation with the mouth o...[Read More]

Adults
Free
2.666665
6. Suggested by a neighbor in Cedarwood 5 years 4 weeks ago
Chopstick Trainers

I love sushi, but I'm a backwoods boy from the hills of Virginia. This trick that my favorite sushi restaurant taught me took me a long way towards figuring out how to use chopsticks. Now my boys love eating sus...[Read More]

All
Free
4
7. Suggested by a neighbor in Cedar Crossing 5 years 4 weeks ago
Clean Sandy Feet with baby Powder

Next time you're on the beach, bring a bottle of baby powder with you. When you're gathering all your stuff and trudging to the car, take a moment to spray the baby powder on your legs and feet. Rub into any l...[Read More]

All
Free
3
8. Suggested by a neighbor in Cahoon Plantation 5 years 4 weeks ago
Cup Cake Cones - Yum.

Make your child's birthday celebration just a little bit different with cup cakes baked into ice cream cones.
1. Place cones in baking pan
2. Put batter in cones
3. Bake at appropriate time...[Read More]

Kids
Bargain
4
9. Suggested by a neighbor in Las Gaviotas 5 years 8 weeks ago
Egg People!

Okay, you might roll your eyes about this one, but it does say "Simple" things, after all. My 4 year old LOVES THIS! Take a simple carton of eggs, and challenge your toddler to make a scene. Mine loves to make a...[Read More]

Toddlers
Free
3.8
10. Suggested by a neighbor in Cahoon Plantation 5 years 4 weeks ago
Find Lost Small Items

If you keep losing that earring or guitar pick or Lego behind the sofa, here's a great way to find them while putting your old pantyhose to work at the same time! Just cover the head of the vacuum hose with an...[Read More]

All
Free
3
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