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How to Install Weather Stripping on Your Doors

Tired of those cold, winter drafts coming through your front, back or side doors? Angry over watching your heating bills rise while costly oil or gas goes right out the door? Well, Ocean State Job Lot is here to help you put a stop to that with a few ways to help combat the waste and keep you comfy, cozy and warm this winter. It doesn’t take long, but »

By |January 8, 2024|DIY, Winter|

How to Decorate a Christmas Tree: Step-by-Step Guide

As a child or an adult, one of the things we most look forward to each and every year is putting up the Christmas tree! It marks the beginning of the Christmas season for some. Of course, there are some Scrooges out there that wait until the last minute to do it, or don’t even do it all. Yet, there are some of us who put it up right »

By |December 11, 2023|DIY, Seasonal, Winter|

How to Outline Your House with Christmas Lights

When it comes to the art of decorating your house with Christmas lights during the holiday season, there are certainly many different ways to go. There are the extremes - all or nothings like “The Grinch'' and Clark Griswold.”  “The Grinch,” from the classic “How The Grinch Stole Christmas!,” does nothing to celebrate while “Clark Grisworld,” from the famed family-themed movie National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, tries to use every »

By |December 6, 2023|DIY|

Five DIY Christmas Ornaments to Make Your Tree Shine: A Family Project

Getting into the holiday spirit is always fun but it can also bring on a ton of stress, especially when it comes to gift-giving or decorating your tree. Times are tough and money can be tight so why not take some of that stress out of the mix. Add a personal touch to your Christmas tree this year by decking the halls with our delightful DIY Christmas ornament ideas. »

By |November 22, 2023|DIY|

5 DIY Dazzling Halloween Costumes

When it comes to Halloween, especially as a child, or parent of a child, who’s headed out to trick-or-treat, one of the hardest decisions can be what costume to choose? Should I follow the latest trend? Wear something cute or something spooky? Walk around in something comfortable? Those are all awesome questions for you to consider! On top of that, when you finally decide what you want to wear »

By |October 11, 2023|DIY|

Building a Better Sleep

Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Counting sheep. Watching TV. Reading a book. Your mind runs restlessly as time seems to stand still while you go through another night without good sleep. Sleeplessness is something we’ve all faced at some point during our lives. Some have faced it more than others, of course. The question is, what can we do about it? Well, believe it or not, there are some simple »

By |August 25, 2023|DIY|
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