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February 26, 2013

Hot Rods In A Water Bottle

Water Bottle Craft

Water Bottle

This water bottle was running on empty and destined for a collision course with the recycle bin until I was inspired by reading a blog to change this bottle’s fate. It’s now gearing up to be used for invitations to our upcoming annual Pinewood Derby for the local Cub Scout Pack. Checkered flags, fast cars, and personalized pit passes will excite the boys and fuel the anticipation for this event.

Don’t worry if you are not a Scout, you could easily adapt this theme for a racecar birthday party or to encourage a motor enthusiast. Instead of a neckerchief, use a checkered flag and add stickers, tokens, and more. Anyone will smile when this bottle parks in their mailbox.

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January 10, 2013

What to Do When Your Kids Ask for Drums?

So what do you do when your kids decide they need to drum.  Most of the time you just do some pots and pans and some spoons.  For me that’s WAY to loud in the house.

Here is the alternative.  You just go into the toys or even the kitchen and you find a random supply of items.

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