I'm always looking for a good excuse to make one more trip down the school supply aisle. Here's a worthy reason:
Now is the time to collect this kind of stuff for the Shoeboxes that will be due in November. If you haven't had the privilege of filling a Shoebox for a needy kid, I highly recommend it. Check out the ins-and-outs here.
It's a great lesson in perspective right before the gift
wanting giving season.
Do you have a gas stove? If so, this might make life a little easier.
My grates were looking disgusting and no matter how hard I scrubbed, soaked or washed I couldn't get the tough stuff off. Then I read a couple of remedies that were worth a shot.
1. Place the grates outside (out of the sun) on a heavy duty trash bag. Spray with oven cleaner and walk away. In about 30 minutes, uses a dry soft cloth and wipe clean.
A-mazing! Super easy!
Before you wipe the oven cleaner off you might get a little nervous because your grate will look worse than when you started:
2. Place your grate in a giant ziplock back with a paper towel soaked in ammonia. Leave overnight and your grate will be sparkling by morning.
**I've tried the first one, but let me know if you've had success with the second one.
What do you like to put into the Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes?