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How to Make Playdough

My kids go through play-doh by the truckload. It doesn’t take long for the small containers of store-bought colors to dry out into disappointing hard clumps, so every few weeks I was needing to buy more.

There has to be a better way.… [Read more]

How to Remove Silly Putty

It involves a lot of cursing.

Somehow, in the middle of the night, my daughter got a glob of Silly Putty adhered to her favorite fleece nightgown as well as the elastic band on the leg of her underwear. My kids bring all sorts of weird things to bed with them, but this was new. … [Read more]