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25 February 2009

I got this brilliant idea from Real Simple (have I mentioned how much I love that magazine??) Anyway, this is for the beautiful ribbon you may get on packages or gifts and want to re-use: The next time you have your flat iron out for your hair, pull out your crumpled ribbon as well.
Give it a quick run through the hot flat iron and,

ta-da! You have like new ribbon, ready to be re-purposed.

Works for me.
This also works for me: Quizno's is having their million sub giveaway~just give them your email address, and they'll send you a coupon for a free small signature sub. Then, you can sign up your husband, or friend up as well and have a free date! Hurry though~they'll stop once they hit one million. Thanks for the link, Bliss!
And speaking of giveaways, don't forget that entries for my 100th post drawing close tonight at midnight~have a wonderful day!


  1. Oh, that flatiron is a brilliant idea :)

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  3. I have ironed SO many ribbons - but never thought of using my flat iron? Duh! Thanks for the tip and for the Quiznos sub - we'll toast to you with our free sandwiches!

  4. Love the ribbon idea. I hate to ever throw ribbon out.

    Have a great day.

  5. I love the flat iron to ribbon idea! I'll be doing that soon. Great tip!

  6. Great tips! I love Real Simple - they have the greatest ideas! My family loves Quiznos - I am going to go over. Thanks!


  7. My hair is so flat I don't need a flat iron...I just run my ribbons over a warm light bulb.

  8. Such great idea! Thanks:)

    Linda C

  9. I use my flat iron for EVERYTHING!! It is use as a quick ironing job on my collars and sleeves when I am running late for church on Sunday. You can use it for iron ons and quick hemming on pants w/ the glue tape. Shhh don't tell anyone!

  10. Awesome idea - I can't use it properly on my hair, so at least now I can use my flat iron for something!

  11. Great idea, thanks for sharing.

    I haven't commented before, but I finally had to because I love your blog. You also have a gorgeous family.


  12. This is SUCH A good idea!!!!

    I also use my flat iron to iron out a wrinkly collar on my button up or polo shirts!!

  13. Great idea, never would have thought of that one on my own. Thanks for sharing.


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