More ideas from Brynne
There is a CRUCIAL TRICK to painting Ikea furniture that is laminate! I've tried painting Billy bookcases before and it was an epic fail, but this looks like it works. YAY!

There is a CRUCIAL TRICK to painting Ikea furniture that is laminate! Zinsser B. Primer–this is CRUCIAL. This is a shellac based primer. You cannot use a water-based or oil-based primer that you may be used to.

What an awesome resource for teaching kids about family responsibility, earning money, saving, spending and even giving!

Kids' Responsibility & Money Management Printables Pack: morning and evening routine charts, chore charts, spend/save/share DIY piggy bank labels, earning goal sheets and more! awesome way to teach kids responsibilities & saving for a rainy day!

MOM IM BORED JAR: Some of the activities are fun, some of them are not, so before your kids decide to have you entertain them, they really need to decide if its worth it or not to take the risk!! They might get "make cookies with mom" or they might get "pull weeds". They could get "play in the sprinklers", or they could get "do a chore of mom's choice!"

“Mom I’m Bored” Jar. The perfect Summer Boredom Buster! Love this! Has both fun things and chores so kids better be absolutely sure they are out of ideas before asking mom to entertain them!

Chore Sticks - As soon as the kiddos get home from school, they grab their jar & get to work on their chores. {Their “chores” also include things like eating a snack, homework, reading along with the usual chores like cleaning your room, putting your clothes away, etc…}I like to have them complete all their chores before dinner.

As soon as the kiddos get home from school, they grab their jar and get to work on their chores. "Chores” can also include things like eating a snack, homework, reading, etc. as well as the usual chores.