15 Tips to Keep Your Car Interior Clean, Stainless and Fresh

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created at: 2009-05-19

Twenty hours on the road can leave your car filled with the likes of fries, spilled drinks, wadded up napkins, pillows, blankets, maps, newspapers and sticky, gooey messes. The best way to avoid stains is to not eat, drink or do anything in the car but ride. Since that's impossible, here are 15 tips from Road & Travel Magazine to get things straightened up after your vacation.  

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Curbly's Guide to 2008 Holiday Gift Guides

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created on: 11/20/08

Delight.com's fun 2008 Holiday Gift Guide got us thinking about how to get through all the Holiday Gift Guides out there. So here's a comprehensive summary to the best 2008 Holiday Gift Guides we could find, organized by topic, just for you!

Use it as a "guide to gift guides", to help find what you're looking for. I've started with the obvious interests of Curbly readers. If you're looking for foo-foo-y girly gifts or a nice warm robe for Grandma, you'll need to do a little online research. 

If you have other obvious categories you'd like to have reviewed, feel free to leave a comment for consideration. 

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How To: Dye Pasta For Crafting.

by Chris Gardner

First, there was just plain old semolina yellow. Then, they got fancy (tacky?) and developed the tri-color by using spinach and tomato products to tint you rotini. Now, embrace the rainbow by coloring your pasta ANY shade you may choose with vibrant, punchy results. This is a great medium for kids, or for some tongue-in-cheek nostalgia...perhaps some macaroni macrame?


  • food colouring
  • dried pasta of any shape
  • ...

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Crayola's New 3D Products!

by DIY Maven

The hottest thing for sidewalks this season is Crayola's new 3D sidewalk chalk and paint. Each package of chalk and squeezable paint comes with instructions and 3D glasses that makes sidewalk and driveway art come alive! From $3.99 for a 5 count package of squeezable glitter to $12.99 for a complete activity kit, you can order on-line and get more information at The Crayola Store.

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