I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Who doesn't love ice cream.
Welcome to the home of the unique and original Gumby Cone pattern idea. It's named Gumby because the resulting cone resembles the crooked headed Gumby doll.
One day, while trying to chip out enough frozen ice cream for an ice cream cone out of a hard brick that I'd just extracted from the dark depth of my freezer, It dawned on me that if I just use a knife and cut off a rectangular hunk, then diagonally slice the rectangle to form two triangular pieces of ice cream, the two triangles would neatly slot into my sugar cones, no fuss and less muss. Of course you have to start with ice cream in a square or rectangular box, not a tub, for this to work. The result is sort of an off balanced Gumby-looking ice cream cone.
Other cone designs are more traditional, single scopp, double and triple scoops.
An organized kitchen is key to saving money on groceries. The less organized the kitchen, the more time is wasted looking for ingredients, finding substitutes, running to the neighbor's house to borrow or driving to the store to potentially pay more for the item in the long run.
Keep this list handy. When you get low or run out of something, cross it off the list or otherwise make a mark so you can plan for the next shopping trip, check sales and make plans on which stores to visit to save the most money. Keep these items on hand and you will always be ready for spur of the moment meals. Adjust can and bottles sizes and amounts according to your preferences.
Stock up on sale items! Realistially a 3 month supply of the basics is a good money saving goal. Most properly stored items can last for years regardless of sell by date. Items to buy in bulk for a more than 3 months supply include paper and chemical products such as toilet paper, paper towels, shampoos and soaps. You don't have to stock up for doom's day to save a few bucks but a supply to three weeks or longer will hold you over in emergencies.
Paper Trivia: Did you know that you can only fold a sheet of printer paper in half seven times? Give it a try. It doesn't matter how thick or thin the paper is, once you get to the seventh fold, the paper will not bend or budge.
Sun catchers. To create a translucent, stained glass ornaments effect, apply a bit of lemon oil to the back sides of paper ornaments to create a.
Hang the ornaments on trees, in windows, anywhere bright colorful decorations are desired.
Construct a large paper-tree for the wall with shades of green construction paper. Draw a large tree on a sheet of easel pad paper to tack onto a wall or other flat surface, then decorate with paper ornaments.