How to Keep cool with a fan!


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So today is going to be a hot one here in Dublin, the highest temperature will reach 30 degrees Celsius. It will be the hottest day of the year so far. To some that may not be very hot considering where you might live, but to us Irish folk it is. We are not blessed with air conditioning either, our form of air conditioning is opening a window or door to let in more humid air into the house or using a fan to blow more warm air at us.

Today I am going to share a tip on keeping cool during this hot weather when you don’t have any form of air conditioner. I always did this tip when I lived in California and it really does help with cooling the room down.

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How to Melt Crayons



Recycle crayons - How to Melt Crayons


Having an enthusiastic artist in the house, we use a lot of crayons, which means we are left with a lot of broken or stubby pieces of crayons. Instead of throwing them away I love to recycle crayons by melting them. It has turned into one of those things I do every few months. You can melt crayons into different shapes using Silicone Molds. If you were having a party and the theme was Lego for instance, you could melt the crayons into Lego molds and put them in the party bag or melt them into hearts and give them to your child’s friends for Valentine’s Day or use a spooky pumpkin mold and hand them out on Halloween instead of candy. There are endless options you can do with your little one when you melt crayons.

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