What Not To Toss Weekend: Make mittens & hats from old sweaters!

Remember this little sweater that became a cardigan? Well it’s too small for kid #6 and has a few stains here and there which makes passing it down to younger kids a no-go. Time to trash that striped number, right? Wait! Don’t toss that! With a little Edward Scissorhands love, that sweater or cardigan can yield mittens … Read more What Not To Toss Weekend: Make mittens & hats from old sweaters!

What Not To Toss Weekend: Busted Calculators & Remotes

How many of you have wound up with one of those freakishly large calculators or remotes from the dollar store? Kid #2 proudly came home with the calculator version and it lasted all of a day before it cracked in half on the first drop. Time to toss that bad boy, huh? Wait! Don’t toss that! … Read more What Not To Toss Weekend: Busted Calculators & Remotes

What Not To Toss Weekend #4: The Busted Lunch Box

My seven year old daughter is crushed: her Tangled lunch-box-purse-thing is toast. Frankly I’m surprised it lasted this long. My daughter loves–LOVES–this little box, but is terrible at putting it away. So in the last few months it has been stepped on, knocked down the stairs, left outside and dumped in the toys box dozens of times. … Read more What Not To Toss Weekend #4: The Busted Lunch Box