Use paper plates to make mini Christmas trees. WAY cheaper than the styro cones. So clever!
Clever use of a curtain rod a lot cheaper than a pot rack
Instead of gingerbread houses (which are WAY hard): Turn ice cream cones into christmas trees & decorate. Love it! So doing this!
icecream-cone-cupcake - This is the perfect way to make them! So much easier than filling the cones with batter and hoping they dont fall over in the oven.
Food and Recipes
Chalkboard Contact Paper - lots cheaper and easier to use than chalkboard paint!
Way cheaper than buying magnets. Easy and inexpensive. $5 for a bag of 100 or so peglass pebbles. Modge Podge scrapbook paper to the back
Things i should make
3-2-1 microwave cake (I use dark chocolate with the Angel Food, yumm) I have tried this and it works great, I make it in a little gladware container so I can pop a lid on for later... I don't like frosting so it's great for a quick bite of cake and way cheaper than buying those microwave cakes...
Use paper plates to make a clock for teaching time
Use condiment bottles filled with icing to decorate cookies. | 38 Clever Christmas Food Hacks That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier
DIY London Fog Tea Latte -- so easy to make homemade, and SO much cheaper than Starbucks! | gimmesomeoven.com
These chocolate pretzel Christmas trees are so cute, and the best part is that they take less than half an hour to make!
icecream-cone-cupcake - This is the perfect way to make them! So much easier than filling the cones with batter and hoping they dont fall over in the oven
Food and Recipes
How to use watercolor pencils: an easy and fun way to make your own beautiful art! SO much easier than using a paintbrush!
Recipes to Try
Instead of gingerbread houses (which are WAY hard): Turn ice cream cones into christmas trees & decorate
All things Christmas
glass frames from ikea to make a collage---way cheaper than canvas. Love this idea!
Pack plates with foam disposable plates between them. So much easier than wrapping with paper.
How to make Vanilla Extract. Homemade Vanilla Extract is so much better and cheaper than store bought junk.
use cheap bed sheets to cover bulletin boards - lasts longer than paper and is cheaper than buying fabric.
lets get crafty
Homemade floam is easy to make and SO FUN! Much cheaper than store bought, too!
Christmas Foods - use chocolate as Christmas trees to decorate cakes and other things This would be so cool to add a Seattle skyline to the top and make a pacific northwest cake
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Use a potato peeler to make chocolate peels for garnishes. | 38 Clever Christmas Food Hacks That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier