Planning one last trip before the start of school? Here at OrganizedHome.Com, we love 3-ring binders. That's why we adore this travel tip for families with children: use free printables to create a kid's activity binder before traveling.
Use these links to print free coloring pages, word games, puzzles and activity sheets.
Assemble a binder for each child, and add a zipper bag containing crayons, markers, pencils and game tokens to keep the kids amused for hours of peaceful drive time.
Packing for family travel? A packing checklist can save your sanity--and your vacation. Now it's easy to make a custom online checklist with the Universal Packing List.
An interactive Web page, UPL asks for basic travel information--dates, family members, activities, weather--and generates a comprehensive custom list to guide packing for family travel. Print it out, and you'll never again forget the sunblock! Read More >>
Back-to-school brings autumn sports events ... and dirty athletic shoes! Machine-wash athletic shoes in cold water (laces in but untied), then tie the laces and line them up next to the refrigerator vent. The warm air dries shoes quickly--and a dryer sheet tucked inside each shoe will rein in any residual odor.