The holidays can be hectic with little ones, here are 12 life hacks for moms that will make your holidays run smoothly.
Being a mom is an extremely complex job, with all the hurdles your kids bring, it’s good to have a lot of tricks up your sleeve. These mom hacks for the holidays are great for any mother and your kids will love them too
Not only that, holidays can also be really expensive, so save some money with these brilliant mom hacks.
And the best part is so many of these ideas are with things already likely around your house!
1. Make your own advent calendar using a muffin tin.
You can easily make your own advent calendar using a muffin tin and some stickers. Just put a treat in each hole, cover them with stickers and label them 1-24. The kids will have so much fun each day uncovering the treat inside each spot.
2. Use hot-glue to hang lights.
Instead of punching holes in everything, use hot glue to hang lights in decorative places like the fireplace. This way it will peel right off when the seasons over, plus it’s invisible.
3. Water your tree easily with this creative trick.
Watering your tree can be a hassle, use a leftover wrapping paper tube as a funnel, and watering will be a piece of cake. This way the water will go in the tree, instead of on the floor.
4. Store ribbon using a paper towel holder
A paper towel holder works great for storing all your holiday ribbons. This method will help prevent tangling, and also keep them accessible.
5. Create awesome snow-covered candles.
Apply some clear glue on any candle, then roll them in Epsom salt. You’ll have beautiful, snowy candles that guests will love. They look so expensive, yet who knew it could be so easy to achieve and might also be a really fun project to do with your elementary age school children
6. Make custom ornaments using puzzle pieces.
Just glue some stray puzzle pieces together to form a snowflake, then paint them white and add some glitter. You’ll have some nifty ornaments that sparkle on your tree. What a fun craft project for kids that turns out super cute!
7. Use these candy sleighs to carry your gift cards.
Gift cards looking a bit lonely? Make these awesome candy sleighs using candy canes, and candy bars, to carry them to the recipients. These cute DIY candy sleighs are the perfect way to slide into the holidays! It turns giving a gift card into another gift all on its own.
8. Chill warm champagne in a flash.
Forget to put your champagne in the fridge? No problem, just wrap it in damp paper towels and put it in the freezer for ten minutes, you’ll have ice cold champagne in no time.
To see each idea with its full instructions, plus 4 more helpful Mom Christmas Hacks, watch the clip below!
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