Jumbled in linen storage areas, it can be hard to tell king-sized sheets from their full- or queen-sized cousins. Simplify matters with a simple color code. When twin beds wear print sheets, the king bed is dressed in light solids, and the teenager's futon dons bright primaries, making beds is a snap.
Haul out the pencils! It's time to write letters to Santa Claus.
Parents, do remember to save children's letters to Santa from year to year. Everyone will enjoy watching the lists (and the handwriting) grow over the years--and the result will spark family scrapbooks.