Genius Hacks

16 Ways to Use Lemons Everyday

This cheerfully colored citrus fruit is good for a lot more than just making lemonade or jazzing up fish and chicken. Along with adding pucker power to your cooking, lemons have a multitude of surprising uses throughout your home. In the Kitchen No more sticky rice: Just add a tablespoon of lemon juice to the boiling water when cooking rice. Prepare as usual, then fluff with … [Read more...] about 16 Ways to Use Lemons Everyday

40 DIY Home Exercise Equipment Projects

Hey! Want a great workout? Let's face it: not all of us can afford a gym membership. But if you're a DIY-er, then you've got all you need to exercise. Today there are lots of terrific DIY projects, especially for workout fans. We've found you 40 terrific ones to try. So whether you are a bodybuilder or brand new to exercise, you'll find some workout equipment that you can … [Read more...] about 40 DIY Home Exercise Equipment Projects

40 Fun Things to Do with Your Kids When It’s Cold Outside

Wintertime is a great time for families and kids. There are tons of activities, especially outdoors ones like sledding and skating that make kids grin from ear to ear. But sometimes parents and grandparents know that it is simply too chilly to bring your little ones outdoors. Whether you are expecting a big blizzard or the temperature has dropped, you have a day or longer where … [Read more...] about 40 Fun Things to Do with Your Kids When It’s Cold Outside

22 Handmade Learning Games & Toys for Kids

Looking for craft projects that will help your kids have fun while learning more? We've found you 22 terrific DIY Handmade Learning Games & Toys for Kids to make! Many of these toys you can create with your children, as a family. This can be part of talking about learning new topics such as counting, the ABC letters, planets or math skills. You'll be pleased to know that … [Read more...] about 22 Handmade Learning Games & Toys for Kids

37 DIY Minion Costume Ideas for Halloween

Do your kids like the Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, Minions or the soon to come (2017) Despicable Me 3 movies? If your looking for a fun homemade costume idea, why not choose the Minions? These cute & active creatures are always having adventures. Best of all, this is a DIY costume that can be created either from simple materials you may already have most of them - or you … [Read more...] about 37 DIY Minion Costume Ideas for Halloween

37 DIY LEGO Projects Your Kids Can Build

Do you like LEGOS? Perhaps you played with them as a kid but haven't tried them in awhile. We'd like to encourage you to take a 2nd look at these plastic bricks - you can create many unique and fun DIY projects that will surprise and delight your friends and family. Just about anything you can think of can be made from LEGOS. Did you know you can make a camera from them? Or … [Read more...] about 37 DIY LEGO Projects Your Kids Can Build

34 DIY Lego Crafts Ideas to Build with Bricks

Legos are a toy staple, necessary for any kind of decent childhood. Memories of building tall towers (to knock over), cars with mismatching wheels (to knock over towers with), and of course, stepping on the sharp, pointy corners of Lego pieces from the aforementioned tower with your bare feet (as the Legos take their revenge upon you). Some of you may still have your storage … [Read more...] about 34 DIY Lego Crafts Ideas to Build with Bricks

How to Make Your Own Designer Concrete Pendant Lamp

While modern lighting styles and trends can cost you a pretty penny, it's completely possible to make your own pretty lights for only pennies. We can thank our friends over at HomeMade Modern for this great tutorial that won't break your wallet. In total, your expenses will run you less than $10. Now let's start with your end product for inspiration. Oh yeah, that looks … [Read more...] about How to Make Your Own Designer Concrete Pendant Lamp