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ajrsmom 05-11-2004 10:30 AM

All Kinds Of Survival Kits
I think that everyone has given at least one survival kit as a gift at some time or another.

Ive made this thread so that we can share different ideas for them.

Please put the name of the survival kit in the "Subject" line and then the contents in the "Message" space.



ajrsmom 05-11-2004 10:33 AM

Race Day Survival Kit
Print the front label and attach to the front side of a clean empty paint can. (Purchase empty can at a hardware store.)

Print back poem and attach to the other side of paint can.

Print the Race Day Pass to put inside with recipient's favorite snacks and goodies. Write in whatever expiration date you like, such as the day after a big game...or make it good for a year, etc. Also include a pizza coupon or maybe one of those discount coupons that come in the mail along with money for a pizza.

Lisa says she prints onto Avery full sheet labels. You could also attach them to the can by covering with clear contact paper. If you have a Xyron machine it works super for labels!

Race Day Survival Kit
2001 by Lisa McIntyre

We know that race is on T.V.
and alone you wish to be.
Just use the pass cause it has powers,
that will let you be alone for hours...

So that you can yell and scream
at the drivers and their racing machines,
watching intensely as they race
hoping your favorite takes first place.

There's snacks in here for you to munch,
as you watch the pretty cars go crunch.
There's a coupon here for pizza too,
cause I won't be there to cook for you.

So enjoy the cars as they go by,
because this time will surely fly,
and you will have to wait again
to be alone with your racing friends!

* You can print the all of the labels from here

printed from

bar_bar 05-19-2004 02:24 PM

Guardian Angel Bag
Guardian Angel Bag - Insert the following items and note into the bag -
This bag contains some helpful hints from a Guardian Angel.
Smiley Face - Smiling is not only good for your face, it's good for others.
Glitter - To remind you to keep positive thoughts and look on the bright side.
Bandaid - To soothe your hurt feelings and those of others.
Rubberband - In order to get along with each other, we must all stay flexible.
Sweet & Sour Candy -A reminder that differences give spice to our lives.
Hugs and Kisses - We all need them often
Eraser - To keep remember that every day we can make a fresh start.
Paper Clip - To help you hold things together.

You can also include some Angel Whispers and recipe!
1 cup butter
cup powdered sugar
2 cups flour
1 tsp. lemon
tsp. salt
Cream butter, add sugar. Mix well. Add remaining ingredients and blend well. Chill. Flatten 1 tsp. dough on cookie sheet. Bake at 400 degrees until brown.

1 egg slightly beaten
2/3 cup. sugar
Grated rind of one lemon
3 T. lemon juice
1 T. butter
Blend in double boiler, stirring until thick. Place small amount between two cookies.

believe this came from as well.
I love that site, so many talent there.

bar_bar 05-19-2004 02:27 PM

Life survival kit
have received this gift before.

Life survival kit
When in doubt or when problems arise
Reach for your survival kit
It contains
A TOOTHPICK so you won't be too picky
A LOLLYPOP to help you lick your problems
A RUBBER BAND to help you be flexible
A PAPER CLIP so you can hold things together
A STICK OF GUM to give you stick-to-itiveness
A PIECE OF STRING so you can tie up loose ends
A PIN to help you pin point your problems
A PENNY so that you will have enough cents to
realize what a valuable asset you are to your
friends and family

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