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Creating the Perfect K-12 Study Spot

Posted by Jessica
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Whether they’re in elementary school or high school, creating a dedicated study routine is a great way to make study time more focused and productive. #1 Supplies at the Ready. If you don’t have a separate desk space, use a bin or caddy with all the key supplies at hand. One for each kid makes life easier. They’ll spend less time getting ready (Where are the scissors? Who took all the pens? Why can’t I find the calculator!?) and more time knocking out homework. #2 Natural Lighting. Research [Read More...]

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Categories: Studying



5 Tips for Smart College Studying

Posted by Jessica
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Here are some quick study tips to start the year off strong! #1 Get the big picture! In our digital world, it’s hard to get a clear view of how all your due dates overlap. What do you mean my Psych paper is due on the same day as my Chem midterm!! Once you get the syllabus for each class, assign each a color and fill out key dates on a planner on your wall. You’ll see where the rough spots are and can plan a way to smooth them out. #2 Cancel out distractions. Distractions can be parents, [Read More...]

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Categories: Studying



Back To School Storage Containers

Posted by Chaya C
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Summer is almost over and it's time to start thinking about back to school.  Back to school can mean many things but most importantly it means new supplies!  In honor of back to school, here is a fun craft for kids of all ages to help them get organized for the new school year.  It's perfect for the student desk, dorm room or home office.MaterialsAll of the items below can be purchased at your local crafts store: Acrylic Paint (we used yellow, white, blue, and red) Chalkboard Paint – [Read More...]

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Categories: DIY Crafts



Back To School Sweepstakes

Posted by Marissa

I must admit I find myself scratching my head and wondering where the summer went. The good news is that your friends at OttLite have cooked up a fun "Back To School Sweepstakes" with a lot of great scholastic prizes.No purchase is necessary and you have until Sunday September 10th to sign up. What have you got to loose? Check it out! [Read More...]

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Ready. Set. School!

Posted by Marissa

SCHOOL IS STARTING!Here in beautiful Tampa Bay, it's time again to say goodbye to summer and hello to a new school year!If your kids are not too excited about starting back to school, here's a fun treat to let them make and take during those first few days of chaos, new schedules, new friends, etc...We made these graham cracker treats, but  put an easier spin on them...  This photo is from One Pretty Thing's site...(Rachel does a great job finding all kinds of ideas on the blogosphere ..thanks [Read More...]

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The Coolest Back-to-School Lamps

Posted by Marissa

The new school year is just around the corner, and if you are looking for energy efficient and green lighting, this list of super functional back-to-school lamps can help you get ready while saving natural resources.Check them out!The Learning Light:Its name says it all! This lamp will truly “enlighten” you to learn. Give it a personal touch by adding the cool stickers it comes with, or leave it plain! Enjoy less heat emission and keep your study space comfy.The Ottlite:Super sleek design with [Read More...]

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