Got a Clever tip for Halloween decorating, costume creation or party favor? Send it in and you could win a $20 Kiwi Crate decorating kit, plus the collectors edition T-shirt. Well publish some of the best tips in the Im So Clever Halloween edition.
School daze made easier
I make bundles of clothes for after-school sports that I prepare on Sunday night for the week. Each night before school, I just grab a bundle and take it to school for practice the next day. It makes school mornings easier!
Brigitte Nauck, seventh grade, Providence Day, Charlotte
Trick keeps rolls toasty
I love my little toaster oven and use it often. Across the top there is a warning: caution hot surface. I use that surface as a warming tray. While a dish is being cooked inside the oven, I put aluminum foil over the top (careful not to cover the exhaust vents) and use it to warm dinner rolls, pastries or other items.
Pat Simpson, Monroe
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