For Lyme & West Nile disease prevention, we often use bug repellent that comes in a spray can. We spray our clothes BEFORE we put them on! Works great. Spread or layer clothes outside on a suitable surface...spray front and back and all the neck/arm/waist openings. Kids are much happier doing it this way....so are the adults. No wiggling, no breathing vapors, or worry about eyes...more confidence that you did a quality job. Obviously, use spray intended for human clothing.
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I have many cake decorator tips and sometimes even 2 or 3 of the SAME tip because I use them that often! It is VERY HARD TO SEE the numbers imprinted on each tip so,when I get a new tip I label it with my labelmaker from Brother. It saves time when trying to locate a tip and it can make it through the dishwasher in a special bag for tips [although I hand wash them ,too! I use the dishwasher to sterilize it even more!]. If the label does fade, I use a permanent marker to relabel it.
Additional tips of the same number I label as back-up tip #2, 3 or whatever number it is.
When you say you need to do something, anything, DO IT IMMEDIATELY! Whether it's doing the dishes, getting that last bit of homework done, getting through that yoga video, ANYTHING! This will keep you busy all day, leaving no time for thought about food cravings, and it will keep you MOVING! When have we ever gotten done what we say we needed to? Well now is your chance! You could sit there making to-do lists all day, or you can choose to do it right now. Go for it! =D (cont.)
*TIP: Turn on music while completing tasks
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