Pretzel sticks

Toddler-Friendly Appies

Submitted by: SavvyMom Editors

Turn your toothpick-dependent appetizers into toddler-friendly treats. Stab straight pretzel sticks into cubes of cheese, cherry tomatoes or other nibblies. If you’ve got a tough skin to break, stab with a sharp knife first and then slide the pretzel stick in. Unlike toothpicks, they’re edible (and more fun) and the edges aren’t sharp.

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When making one crust, consider making two and freezing one

DIY Pizza Crusts

Submitted by: Lori Novak

If you like making homemade pizza, always make a few extra crusts, lightly cook then freeze so they’re ready for next time.

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Using the last of the tube

Using Up the Tube

Submitted by: SavvyMom Editors

When you are at the end of a tube of lotion and need to get more out, think easy access. Just cut off the top and the rest is history.

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A family puzzle

Bonding Pieces

Submitted by: SavvyMom Editors

If you’re leaving the kids and are looking for a fun way to ‘keep in touch’, pick up a small puzzle. For every night you’re away, have a special envelope ready with a couple of pieces inside. Keep the final, crucial few pieces yourself so that when you arrive home, you can finish the puzzle together.

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Plunge tomatoes in hot water to help remove the skins

Easy Tomato Skin Removal

Submitted by: Kevin Linkie

Remove skin from a tomato by plunging it in hot water for 30 seconds before putting in in cold water. The skin just rubs off.

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