Perfect ice packs
We love it when simple meets brilliant, which is exactly what these DIY lunchbox icepacks are from My Kitchen Escapades! Mom Carole discovered how to use dish sponges as cheap alternatives to icepacks after her son kept losing his lunchbox.
Get the sponge wet and place it in a sealable plastic bag; pop it in the freezer overnight and voilà! Check out Carole’s post for more tips.
Editor's Note: This article has been updated for 2019. Tiffany Doerr Guerzon contributed to this article.