Tuesday Tips Cooking with Kids and More! “Why didn’t I think of that?”


This is the Fourth in the Series: WHY DIDN’T I THINK OF THAT?

I am not the most craft oriented person – in fact, I used to dread arts and crafts days at school and am not the grandma who has a multiple of crafts around for children to play with. I would much rather cook, make up stories, create music and sound and song. Fortunately creativity comes in different ways – and someone – it came to me as ‘anonymous’ who is clearly good at arts and crafts, came up with some Ideas to Make Life Easier that are so simple and yet so brilliant. It is like that isn’t it though? The most brilliant ideas are the simple ones – the ones to which you have to exclaim – why didn’t I think of that?!  I  guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems. I will pass them on every Tuesday for the next few weeks. And if you have your own tip that makes life easier, please do put it into the comment section at the bottom of my blog, so that I can publish it and share it with everyone! As I mentioned – this is not my best thing – so I am relying on the collective intelligence of those who are ever so much better at this kind of thing than I am!

Here is an amazingly simple way to keep apples from browning in a lunch bag – who knew  a rubber band could be put to such good use!

Listen up all ye iphone addicts – want to make the sound reverberate louder? Put your iphone/android/blackberry into a bowl and hear that beat!

And finally the nasty and time consuming job of hulling strawberries – made easier by doing it with a STRAW!!! Amazing idea…..

Don’t forget to add your comments below with your ‘make life easier’ tips for the ‘craft-challenged’ like myself and others. And thanks!


About Grandma

I have reinvented myself many times during my life -teacher, lawyer, business woman, CEO, Entrepreneur, Board member, Professor, Mom, Wife, Farmer, Chef, Musician, Author and now my best role of all - Grandma to multiple grandchildren, grandnephews and nieces worldwide.
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