Gardening - Housekeeping Survival Candy Kits Collection

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    Inspirational & Humorous Survival Kits
    with Poems, Quotes & Sayings:
    - Survival Kits starting with " G-H "

    * Please leave names on poems.Thank You! :)
    Survival Kits - starting with the letter "F".
    Compilation by Jazz. *

    * Please leave names on poems.Thank You! :)
    Survival Kits - starting from " G-H ".
    Compilation by Jazz. *

    Survival Kits


    ...alyssym & baby's breath: Gardening angel
    ...bachelor buttons: I'd be blue without you
    ...beets: beets me what I'd do without you; my heart beets for you
    ...cantelope: you can't elope without me
    ...carrot: 14 'carrot' friend
    ...corn: I'm corny for you
    ...forget-me-nots: I miss you!; forget me not!
    ...honeydew: honeydew you know I love you?
    ...lettuce: lettuce always be friends
    ...marigold: friends like you are golden
    ...peppers: you spice up my life; you're hot stuff
    ...pumpkin: you're my little pumpkin
    ...radishes: you're hot!
    ...squash: squash all but good thoughts;
    ...stringbean: I've been thinking about you!; don't string me along; I'd never string you along
    ...sunflower: you are my sunshine
    ...thyme: always thyme for you; make thyme for me; thyme for love

    You know the ground rules: gardening is a hobby that is dirt cheap & down to earth. Can you dig it? It's a growing concern because there never seems to be enough thyme. So here are a few things to help you get to the root of the matter:

    Gloves - they will come in handy when you weed 'em & reap
    Pruners - to help you nip things in the bud
    Gardening journal - because gardener's know the best dirt & you need a place to record it
    Potpourri - for you to have a scent-sational day
    Seeds - because we think it is sow funny that you won't have time to go to pot now.
    ...trowel - sow you won't get frustrated & throw in the trowel
    ...hoe - hoe for it!
    ...crow - how does your garden crow?
    ...another one for seeds - so we can grow from our mistakes
    ---jazbo 1.06

    #2 -

    Give the gardener in your life this kit- put these items into a pretty sun hat sun hat - to keep the sun off their head
    handcream - to soften their hands after many washings
    sunblock - to help protect their skin while working in the garden insect repellant - to keep away those pesty bugs
    a packet of seeds - to enjoy the rebirth of nature
    a battery - to give you that extra energy to to tackle those weeds
    a piece of string - to tie up those top heavy plants
    a tea bag - to relax after a day of hard work in the garden
    knee pads - to help those sore knees
    a bar of soap - to wash away the dirt
    a fan - to keep cool on a busy day
    © MurLin Creations 2002

    QUARTER: so you won't leave there completely broke.
    FRITOS: when you loose all your "chips" at the table, here are some extra ones.
    ALMOND JOY: to remind you that this is supposed to be fun.
    PLAYING CARD: your ace in the hole.
    KLEENEX: to wipe away the tears if you lose.
    STARBURST: for that extra burst of energy at 2 in the morning.
    GRANOLA BAR: so you can get nourishment without leaving the slot machines.
    LOLLIPOP: to remind you not to be a "sucker".
    GOGGLES: to help you find the "sharks" (card sharks).
    EXTRA SHIRT: for when you lose yours.
    WIGGLE EYES: to remind you to keep an "eye" out for each other.
    TOOTHPICK: to help you "pick" out the good machines.
    HUGS & KISSES: to remind you that no matter what, you are loved.
    PENNY: to give you the extra "cents" to know when to bet.
    MAGIC WAND: to help with your game.
    PAPER CLIP: to hold your game together.
    STICK OF GUM: for that "stick-to-it" attitude.
    CANDLE: for when you're burning the midnight oil.
    BATTERY: to keep you going and going and going and going.
    RED HOTS: to make you a "red hot" winner.
    MOUNDS: for the "mounds" you hope to win.
    PRETEND $100 BILL: so you go home with something.

    Genealogy Survival Kit
    Acorn - a new baby on the family tree
    Ball - catch the spirit of genealogy
    Bear - be very, very quiet - I'm hunting for forebears
    Black sheep - they keep the best information in the family

    - it's 2010; do you know where your GGGrandparents are?
    - to keep track of all those important dates

    Car - genealogists drive in the past lane
    Chain - we are all linked together
    Change, coins - genealogy takes its toll; have correct change ready

    - for all the time spent researching
    - for stepping back in time
    - genealogists are time unravelers
    - so many relatives, so little time
    - time to remember
    - we shall find no ancestor before their time

    Family crest - my family coat of arms ties in the back. is that normal?
    Fish hook - hooked on genealogy
    Gavel - don"t judge a person by their realtives - they didn't choose them
    Gun - genealogy hunting season never ends
    Headstones - because a lot of important names & dates can be discovered on them
    Jeans - we have designer genes
    Ladder - in case you are stuck in your family tree & can't get down
    Lemons, nuts, apples - any family produces some lemons, some nuts & a few bad apples
    Mirror - life is lived forwards but understood backwards
    Needle - family research is like looking for a needle in a haystack

    Pencil & paper
    - for tracing your family lines
    - when tracing ancestors, please stay within the lines
    Pill bottle - genealogy is contagious, seldom fatal & you get it from your family

    - all right! everyone out of the genetic pool!
    - Gene Police: You! out of the pool!
    - our gene pool could use a little chlorine
    - that's the problem with the gene pool: No Lifeguard.

    Pruning shears - to cut off some of the brances of your family tree
    Puppy - chasing your own tale
    Question mark - my ancestors did what???
    Record - off the record
    Skeleton, plastic - because we all have at least one 'skeleton in the closet'
    Surgical mask -genealogy is contagious, seldom fatal & you get it from your family

    - don't sit under the family tree with anyone else but me
    - a family tree can wither when no one tends its roots
    - I'm stuck in my family tree & can't get out
    - I researched my family tree & apparently I don't exist
    - I shook my family tree & a couple of nuts fell out
    - my family is a few branches short
    - my roots only go down so far, but my branches spread forever
    - pruning the family tree is not permitted
    - what do you mean - my family tree has root rot?
    Water bottle - blood is thicker than water
    Wig - for those 'bad heir' days
    ---jazbo 05.10

    X-ray - to see if this really is my kith & kin (Where are you?)
    yawn - will I ever find my elusive relatives?
    ZZZZ - wake me when I am there. I will definitely need a nap after all this

    Geocaching is a type of treasure hunt using a GPS unit or in some cases, merely a compass & a map to locate the coordinates of the 'treasure'. The treasure is called a cache.

    In every cache you'll find a small log book & pencil to not your adventures. If you take something (from the cache) leave something (TSLS) of equal or higher value. Remember to trade up.

    ...almond joy - to remind you of the joy of the hunt. aid - for the blisters on your feet from walking back & forth
    ...batteries - so you can keep going & going & going...
    ...bug spray - this will prevent losing satellite reception from bugging you.
    ...candle - for when your search runs a little late
    ...fuse - to replace yours when you blow it
    ...lifesavers - just in case you fall into the water with your street circled - so you can always find your way home
    ...snickers - to remind you to keep your sense of humor
    ...sun screen - for shielding the sun from your face

    ... Aspirin...for all the new little aches and pains
    ... Baby help you adjust to softer foods
    ... Blue M&Ms or Skittles- Generic Viagra
    ... Cane (candy cane would work)
    ... Fireball put the fire back into your life
    ... Hug and Kiss.- because I really do love you
    ... Instant Hair replace the hair you will lose (I got a small spray bottle and made a label on my computer with "Instant Hair Grow" Spray once every day)
    ... Magnifying help you when you read
    ... Rubber give you your flexibility back
    ...Small Box of Bran Flakes
    ... Starburst Candy...for extra energy
    ... Toothpicks - to help prop your eyes open so you don't fall asleep.
    ... While you were Napping Pad - so you don't miss any messages while you are napping (I made these on the computer also, and then padded them).
    ...Whistle - for when you've fallen and you can't get up.
    Submitted by Paulette

    by Pam and Jana
    (Pick the ones you like and package)
    These warmest wishes are coming your way, to help you feel better, starting today:

    ... Battery - to energize your soul to help you feel much better and to help make you whole
    ... Bell - ring for help when you need it; for when you've fallen & can't get up
    ...Bubbles - to blow your troubles away
    ... Candle - to remind you there is a light at the end of the tunnel
    ...clock - it's about time you came back to work!
    ... Clothespin - to help you "hang" in there
    ... Confetti - to celebrate your joys of life
    ... Cookies - for when you are feeling 'crummy'
    ...Cotton balls are for any rough roads - seek the cushioned support of your family and friends
    ... Dog bone or something else that represents a dog - we will be "doggone" happy when you're well
    ... Happy face - to help cheer you up with a smile and to remind you that we care
    ... Heart candy or object - to remind you that you are constantly in our minds and hearts and to remind you that a happy heart is the best medicine
    ... joke - to help you laugh everyday
    ... Kisses - to "Kiss" all your hurt away ... List - add my name to the list of people who are thinking of you and wishing you well
    ... mint - soon you'll be back in "mint" condition
    ......pencil - get the point? we're glad you're back
    ... Pillow (can be made using a tissue stuffed with cotton balls) - to help you get plenty of rest notes - just a note: welcome back!
    ..."Special" dark chocolate - because you're special
    ...Starburst - to give you a burst of energy on the days you don't have any
    ... Sunglasses - only good health in sight
    ... Teddy bear - to help your pain be more "bearable"
    ... Thumbtack - because "thumb-body" loves you
    ...Toy race car - wishing you a "speedy" recovery
    ...Wiggly eyes - so you have nothing but good days and good health in "sight".

    1. Laffy Taffy
    Laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
    2. Lemonhead
    When life give you lemons, make lemonade.

    5. Cinnamon Toothpicks
    For those days you really need a "pick me up."

    6. Bubble Gum
    To remind you to "stick" to your doctor's orders.

    7. Life Saver
    To let you know that family and friends are always there for you.

    8. Peppermint
    You'll be back in "mint" condition real soon.

    9. Candy Watch
    Remember, time can often be the best medicine.

    Add this message at the bottom of your kit-
    If this special get-well kit does what its supposed to do, it will add a touch of sunshine to the days ahead of you. Hope you're feeling better each and everyday.

    What is the cure for the common cold?
    Tea and chicken soup is what I am told.
    Plenty of tissue so your nose won't get red.
    Excedrin and Seltzer To help out your head.
    Cough drops help too, but I think they taste "ICK!"
    So cuddle up, get in bed and give your sucker a lick.

    Alka Seltzer
    Cough drops
    Tea bag
    chicken soup)
    Vicks Vapo-Rub
    Cough Drops
    Hand-stamped Hankie
    Cold Med sample
    Chicken Noodle Soup Mix Packet

    Get Well Tray
    ...books: poetry, mystery, etc. & a book on solitaire
    ...craft kit of choice
    ...crossword puzzle book
    ...fortune cookies
    ...get well bear - stuffed toy
    ...get well coupons
    ...magazines - Reader's Digest, etc.
    ...tapes or CDs - for relaxing
    ...tea bags, honey stirring spoon
    ...vegetable juice
    ...wooden traveling or pocket game

    Get Well Survival Kit for little ones
    ... Bubbles ~~ To just blow all your worries away.
    ... Chocolate Covered Raisins ~~ For when your spirits need "Raisin"
    ... Dum Dum (Sucker) ~~ To remind you to not do anything that silly again.
    ... Flipz ~~ To remind you that you will be back to doing "flips" in no time.
    ... Hugs and Kisses ~~ Because they always make you feel better.
    ... Lifesavers ~~ To "save" you from feeling bored.
    ...Mounds Bar ~~ To remind you of how much you are loved.
    ...$100,00 Bar ~~ To give to Mom, to pay her back for how much this little accident is going to cost her.
    ... Snicker's Bar ~~ To remind you that laughter is the best medicine.
    ...Tootsie Roll ~~ To help all the pain, "roll" off your back
    Paulette, TLC Creations 2000

    Girl Scout Leaders
    ...Mounds- for the mounds of information you learn.
    ...Crayon to color your day bright and cheerful
    ...nuts to be a little nutty sometimes, and have a good laugh
    ...puzzle piece without you, things wouldn't be complete aid for healing hurt feelings, yours or someone elses
    ...marbles to replace those we loose from time to time.
    ...rope to remind you that when you reach the end of yours, just tie a know and hang on!
    ...Sponge to soak up the overflow, when your brain is too full to hold anymore.
    ...cup for when yours is overflowing
    ...rubber band: a reminder to stay flexible ...aspirin when all else fails, take 2 and find a quiet corner
    ...string to tie things together when everything falls apart
    ...eraser to remind you that everyone makes mistakes, and that's okay. ...Sweet and sour candy to help you accept and appreciate the differences in others
    ...Hugs and Kisses to remind you that someone cares for you
    ...penny so you'll never be broke
    ...paper clip to help you hold it all together
    ...candle to remind you to share your light with others God
    ... Hug and a Kiss, to remind you how much I love you:
    ... Lemon Drop, to remind you that if life gives you a lemon, "Make lemonade";
    ...Lifesaver, to keep you from drowning in every day chores;
    ...Lollipop, to help you lick your problems;
    ... Nail, to remind you just how much you are worth to Me;
    ... Penny, to give you the extra, "cents" that everyone needs;
    ... Piece of String, to help you tie up loose ends;
    ... Pin, to help you pin point problems;
    ...Rubber band - to help you be flexible and not break;
    ...shoulder pad - Do not try to shoulder all of the world's problems - that's my job!
    ...Snickers, to remind you to laugh in the face of trials;
    ... Stick of Gum, to give you, "Stick-to-it-iveness";
    ... Sweet Tart, to help you accept and appreciate the differences in others;
    ...Taffy, to help you "Chew the fat with good friends"; DO NOT TRY TO SHOULDER THE WORLD'S PROBLEMS - THAT'S MY JOB.
    Love, Your Heavenly Father

    ...Aspirin to take away the headache that was caused from the game!
    ...Band Aid for the blisters from holding the golf club so tight.
    ...Bottled water - to keep from passing out
    ..Candle - to help you find your ball when it starts to get dark and you are still looking.
    ...Chapstick - to keep lips moist
    ..Chocolate Golf Balls - for the golfer that lost his
    ...Cleat cleaner or stick - so you don't track dirt and grass into the car ..Eraser - to remind you that with your next golf game you start with a clean slate.
    ...Extra Pencil - in case you need to cheat a little.
    ...Gum - to help you "stick" with that difficult hole.
    ...A Joke Book for Golfers - to pass time for when it rains.
    ..Lifesaver Candy - for when your ball gets hit into the water (or sand trap)
    ..Quarter - may this be the only "eagle" you get
    ..Rubber Band - a reminder to keep your swing flexible.
    ...Snickers Bar - to remind you that you are having fun.
    ... Sun Screen - for shielding the sun from the face
    ...Sweet & Sour Candy - to prevent any harsh words slipping out.
    ... Tee - because we may forget to pick some up
    ... Towel - to wipe off the sweat of hitting the ball
    ..Wooden Egg - for all those Birdies
    ©Paulette, 1998~~TLC Creations

    4. Cinnamon Toothpicks "If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball."
    -Jack Lemmon

    6. Candy Watch "If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf."
    --Bob Hope

    7. Baby Ruth "It took me seventeen years to get 3,000 hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course."
    -Hank Aaron

    8. Smarties "Practice puts brains in your muscles."
    -Sam Snead

    9. Laffy Taffy "Golf is a game in which you yell 'fore', shoot six and write down five."
    -Paul Harvey

    Good Samaritan
    a lollipop to cheer up the sad
    a band-aid to heal wounds
    a lifesaver to offer help to those in need
    a kiss to show you care
    HOT COCOA to comfort those in trouble
    A HEART to listen with
    A JEWEL to remember how our Heavenly Father sees us all
    A BEAR to show you love them "beary" much

    ...bell - trying to squash a rumor is like trying to unring a bell.
    - Shana Alexander
    ...bird - a little birdie told me
    ...chicken -
    - peck a little, talk a little, peck a little, talk a little cheep, cheep, cheep, talk a lot, peck a little more - from the Music Man
    ...clock, watch - no time is a good time for gossip
    ...crow bar - For prying into human affairs, none are equal to those whom it does not concern.
    Victor Hugo
    ...Ear plugs, eye mask,tape = hear, see and speak no evil! (Annie B)
    - feathers: Feathers are like gossip. They are easily turned loose and allowed to go where they will, and always difficult to gather back
    ...lips - There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it hardly becomes any of us to talk about the rest of us.
    - Edward Wallis Hoch
    ...magnifying glass - What some invent, the rest enlarge.
    - Jonathan Swift
    ...mouth wash - Gossip is sometimes referred to as halitosis of the mind. reason why a dog is such a loveable creature is that his tail wags instead of his tongue
    ...pen - do not say anything you will not sign your name to
    ...seeds - rumors grow as they go - clam up on gossip
    ...someone with a great sense of rumor
    ...spoon - because they can really stir things up
    ...stones -

    -A tongue can accuse & carry bad news
    Gossip is cheap & it's low;
    So unless you've made no mistakes in your life,
    be careful of the stones you throw.
    Dion & the Belmonts

    - he who is without sin caste first the stone
    ...string of paper dolls - Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

    ...three, number cut from paper - Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead. ~Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, July 1735

    ...toothpaste - if you squeeze out more toothpaste than is necessary, can you put it back it? Gossip is like that: easy to let out & almost impossible to put back in

    ...wiggly eyes - what you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth. Jewish Proverb

    ...Wind-up teeth - whoever gossips to you will gossip about you. - Spanish Proverb

    Jar of drink mix
    1/2 c. dry orange drink mix
    1/2 c. dry instant herbal tea
    1/2 c. dry pre-sweetened lemonade mix
    1 tsp. apple or pumpkin pie spices
    Shake jar till ingred. are well mixed. Add 2-3 Tab. to cup of hot water. Stir. Curl up with kleenex & good book. Feel better soon.

    ...can stilts with rope handles map in a duct tape holder
    ...charts of constellations board spinner (large safety pin, brad, cardboard) - left, right, straight ahead, back up, go around, stop, etc. to ask for directions

    - Why do men never stop to ask for directions? Because they're not lost, they just don't know where they are

    - Why is it good that there are female astronauts? When the crew gets lost in space, she will ask for directions.

    - Why does it take 1 million sperm to fertilize one egg? They don't stop and ask for directions.

    - Do you know the real reason Moses wandered in the desert for 40 years? Because even back then, men would not stop & ask for directions.

    ...magnifying glass or binoculars
    ---jazbo - 03.07.08

    ...sign - you are here (Nancy in Mo)
    In the inside the lid of a small container, I attached a small mirror and a label:
    "This won't help you find your way if you are lost, but at least you will know WHO is lost." - Marie

    ... Battery-so you can keep going & going
    ... Chapstick-to keep your lips kissable
    ... Fan-to cool down when you're too hot to handle
    ...Glitter-to sparkle all night long
    ... Graduation (or "Rules for Life") Gift Book,
    ... Hugs & Kisses-to remind you how special you are to me!!
    ... Mini Diploma with favorite wise saying on it (roll up and tie like a diploma),
    ... Mirror
    ... Money or check rolled up and tied like diploma
    ... Mouth freshener-to stay ready
    ... Nuts-to remind you to get a little nutty
    ... Perfume atomizer
    ...Starburst-for a burst of energy

    SPONGE -to soak up all the knowledge
    ERASER - to remind you that each day you can start with a clean slate
    CANDLE - for when you are burning the midnight oil studying
    BUTTON - to remind you that sometimes you have to button your lip
    TOOTHPICKS - to hold your eyes open during class
    PENNY - so you always have enough 'cents' to realize what a valuable person you are
    TOOTSIE ROLL - to remind you to roll with the punches
    BATTERY - so you can keep going and going
    VELCRO - for when you need to get a grip and if all else fails...
    CASH - for the bus ride home (if your parents will still have you)
    DISCLAIMER: Actual success of the above items has not been proven and can by no means be returned. Good Luck!

    JEWEL-To remind you how valuable you are
    HEART- you fill my heart with love
    ANGEL-To watch over you
    CANDLE-Your light shines bright
    LIFESAVER-I'll always be here for you
    HUG & KISS-Just for you

    JEWEL-Because you are one
    BRAG BOOK-To keep your grandchildren near
    PEPPERMINT-Because you are worth a mint
    STARBURST-For the energy needed to keep up
    HUG & KISS-Because you deserve them

    Grandparents Survival Kit
    ... Brag Book - so you will always have your grandchild near
    ... Candle - to remind you that you will be the light of that child's eye
    ...Clay - to remind you, you are forming young peoples lives
    ... Clock - to remind you that time passes too quickly, enjoy every minute
    ...Hand Lotion - to remind you that babies need lots of soft touches
    ... Hershey's Hugs & Kisses - because you deserve them!
    ... Lifesavers - to remind you that grandparents can be lifesavers
    ... Marbles - to replace the ones you will loose
    ...Maze - to remind you how a-maz-ing you are.
    ...Memories---only you can add---they will always be in your heart.
    ... Mounds Bar - for the mounds of wisdom you will pass on to your grandchild
    ...Pen and paper - to remind you to write down your thoughts and memories to share with them when they are older
    ...Penny- to give you cents (sense) to know which battles to fight, & which ones to ignore.
    ... Peppermint - to remind you that you are worth a mint
    ... Safety Pin - to help remind you to be safe
    ...Small hand mirror - to remind you that you play a very important roll in the life of your grandchild!
    ...Starburst - for that extra burst of energy when you wear out but they don't.
    ... Sweet & Sour Candy - to remind you that every child can be both at any given moment
    ...Tea bag: Relax daily and go over your list of blessings
    ... Wipes - for cleaning up those little messes
    ©Paulette, 1998~~TLC Creations

    CANDLE-To wish you a bright future
    SMARTIE-Because you are
    LUCKY PENNY-For luck wherever you go
    BALLOON-To lift you when you are down
    STARBURST-For that burst of energy you need
    JOLLY RANCHER-For the joy you bring to others

    Grow your own Christmas tree
    ...a pine cone in a baggie
    -Remove the "stem from the bottom of the pinecone so it will stand
    -Submerge the pine cone in water, then remove and sprinkle evenly with grass seed
    -Put into a container with one half inch of water
    -Place in a sunny spot and water as needed
    -As the "evergreen" grows, trim to emphasize its shape

    Guardian Angel
    Make life day at a time!
    ... Band-Aid: To fix hurt feelings.
    ... Button: To button your lips when you have nothing good to say
    ...candle - to light your way
    ... Cotton Ball: To cushion the rough roads and every fall of life
    ... Eraser: A reminder that everyday can begin with a clean slate.
    ... Glitter: To make life sparkle!; to look on the bright side
    ... Gum: A reminder to think before you "chew" others out.
    ...Paper Clip: To keep everything together.
    ...pencil - to write down your many blessings
    ... Rubber band: To stretch you beyond your limits.
    ...Smiley Faces: Smiling is contagious.
    ...Sweet & Sour Candy: A reminder to appreciate the differences in others.
    ...Star: To reflect your inner beauty!
    ...Toothpick: To pick out the good in everyone including yourself.
    ...velcro - to help you keep a grip on things
    ... ZIpper: To close your lips when you have nothing good to say.

    blue: bearly hold back tears ; hope
    Green make sadness fade away; barely control your envy
    Orange make wishes come true; never bear a grudge
    Red energy to get through the day; to bear a HOT day; hot under the collar
    White/clear love ; help you see clearly
    Yellow brighten your day ; bearly any sunshine

    A Gymnasts Inspirational Kit
    A small wooden bead -- Block on Vault
    A sticky wall walker -- Stick Beam
    A smiley face button -- Smile on Floor
    A leather strip or string -- Connect on Bars
    These were all strung together on the leather strip.
    All of these items were small and fit into a plastic film container.

    Hairdresser SK
    ... Band aid - to heal your hurt feelings; to try and put their hair back on after they change their mind
    ... Button - to remind you to sometimes button your lip
    ... Cotton Balls - to cushion all the standing you do
    ... Crayon - to correct that color job; to fix the bad color job they did at home
    ...Dollar - for the tip you didn't receive
    ... Gum - to remind you to "stick" with that difficult client
    ... hand creme-for wrinkled hands from all the shampooing
    ... Happy Face (Sticker) - to remind you to keep smiling
    ... Hugs & Kisses - you deserve them
    ... Lifesaver - to remind you of the many times you have been a lifesaver; for the times your help was needed in an emergency.
    ... Lollipop - to help you "Lick" anything
    ... Magic Wand - to help you during the many times you are asked to be a magician
    ... Mint - because you are worth a mint to your customers
    ... Paperclip - to help hold it all together
    ...Rubber band - to remind you to be flexible
    ... Sand Paper - to smooth out the rough days
    ... Starburst - to give you that burst of energy at the end of the day
    ... Sweet & Sour Tarts - to remind you to appreciate the differences in others.
    ... Tissues-for customers when they see their haircut
    ... Tootsie Roll - to help complaints "roll" off your back

    plastic pumpkin, witch's hat, cauldron, etc.
    ...candy - Halloween is a real treat
    ...candy corn- either witches or monsters teeth 'ghost' cards
    ...cell phone - so you can send Hello-ween wishes
    ...cocoa mix - witch's brew: it's newt-tricious
    ...Compass- to show you witch way to go
    ...cross- protection against vampires
    ...garlic- to make you smell so bad no monster will get near you

    - g'host' of the party
    - to lift your spirits
    ...hershey kisses - ghost, witch, etc. kisses
    ...holy water - protection against vampires
    ...kool-aid packet - ghoul aid
    ...mask - to cover up things you don't want to see
    ...plastic teeth - take a bite out of being scared
    ...pumpkin - jack's back!
    ...silver - protection against werewolves
    - in case you have no body to go trick or treating with
    - make no bones about it ----

    - in 'spider' everything, it will be a great Halloween
    - so you can hang in there
    ...spooktacles - glasses
    ...witch - best witches
    ...wolf - Happy Howlween!

    cotton wool - put in ears to make the world quieter.
    aspirin - take with water and return to bed.
    eraser - so you can forget what you did last night.
    50c - so you can call a taxi
    Smarties - a reminder that moderation is better.
    mint - for fresh breath.
    magnet - it's five o'clock somewhere.

    So it's five o'clock somewhere
    an excuse to hit the town
    but when you overindulge
    the morning after brings you down.
    So use this little kit
    to get back up to par
    and next time you'll think twice
    before you hit the bar!
    © Sue Pitchfork

    heal hurt feelings
    ...Candle - share your light
    ...Cotton ball - when life gets rough
    ...Eraser start each day with a clean slate
    ...Gold thread friendship is a golden thread that unites the all hearts
    ...Hug & Kiss Candy we all need them sometimes
    ...Lifesaver many times you need help or helped
    ...Marble help you keep rolling
    ...Paperclip hold it all together
    ...Rubber band stay flexible

    ...battery-operated purse-size fan or paper folded fan
    ...bottle of water
    ...neck cooler
    ...those plastic water-filled reusable ice cubes
    ...several wet wipes
    ...wasn't there a bikini made from dish clothes several years ago? maybe make it smaller from fabric squares instead sauce, red hots, red peppers
    ...some kind of fold-up hat

    Helping Hand
    Lollipop - To help you lick your problems
    Toothpick - So you will not be too picky.
    Paper clip - To hold things together.

    Mint - You are worth a mint to your family and friends
    Money - So you will "cents" to realise your own worth.
    Bran - To help you loosen up.
    Smiley Face - To bring some sunshine into your life.
    Band Aid- To help heal the hurt and pain.
    Guardian Angel - Because everyone needs one.
    Tissues - To wipe away the tears.
    Hand - Everyone needs a helping hand.
    Sand paper - To smooth things over.
    Cork - To keep your head above water.
    Glitter - To brighten your day.
    Rubber Band - Be flexible, things may not always go your way.
    Sugar - To sweeten up your day.
    Safety Pin - So you can pin point the problem.
    Heart - In case yours is broken.
    String - So you can tie up loose ends.
    Band aid - To help heal the pain and hurt.

    ... Band-Aid - to heal hurt feelings
    ...button - to remind you that sometimes you have to "button your lip".
    ... candle - when you're up late studying
    ... Cotton ball - for when you can't hear yourself think
    ... eraser - so each day you can start with a clean slate
    ... hugs and kisses - to remind you that you are loved
    ...lollipop - to help you lick your problems
    ... Mounds bar - for the information you'll learn
    ... pack of gum - to remind you to "stick" together as a class
    ... paper clip - to hold everything together
    ...pencil - to "write your wrongs"
    ... penny - so you have enough "cents" to realize what a valuable person you are
    ... piece of string - to help you tie up loose ends pin - for little emergencies
    ... sponge - to soak up knowledge
    ... starburst - to remind you that you are always a "star" in my book
    ...Tissues - to wipe your eyes after sleeping during class
    ...Tootsie Roll - to help you roll with the punches

    Hitting a deer
    ...whistle - to let the deer know you are coming
    ...some kind of deer repellent - maybe a small, empty bottle
    ...aspirin - for buck fever
    ...large band aid - for where the car was damaged by the deer pin - to stay safe
    Uh-oh! you bagged your deer;
    so here's the scoop -
    all you're getting this fall
    is wild deer p--p.
    ---jazbo 11.07

    ... Almond Joy ~ to remind you of the JOY of the season.
    ... bag ~ to help you keep it all together.
    ... bandage ~ to fix things that just will not work.
    ... Bath oil or bubble bath to soothe the weary body
    ...Battery ~ so you can keep going and going and going and going; because you always need to add the batteries.
    ...candle- to remind you to shine brightly.
    ...Cassette tape or CD - soothing quiet music to listen to while wrapping gifts
    ...chocolate kiss- to remind you that you are loved.
    ...Confetti ~ to remind you to have fun.
    ...Crackers ~ so you will always have "Food" for thought.
    ...A match - to light a fire under you when you feel burned out.
    ...Peppermints - to settle the tummy from over-indulging to remind you to stay sharp.
    ...Pocket date book - to track all of the must do's
    ...Slim fast - to kick off the diet you will need to start
    ...Smartie ~ to help you on those days you don't feel so smart.
    ...Snickers ~ to remind you to take time to laugh.
    ...Starburst ~ to give you a burst of energy on days you don't have any.
    ...stick of gum - to remind you to stick to that Holiday shopping.
    ...Tape - to use to wrap the gifts because you just in case you forget to buy some
    ...Tea Bag ~ so you can relax and soothe away the tension.
    ...Tootsie Roll- to remind you not to bite off more than you can chew.
    ...Tylenol - to take away the headache of overdoing
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    Holiday survival pills
    ...When the holidays are not so much fun anymore, take one.
    ...when all that stress is getting to you, take two.
    ...when the hardest part is decorating the tree, take three.
    ...when you just can't take it any more, take four.
    ...Oh, what the heck! - just eat them all!
    (5 candies in a baggie with a topper)

    ... Candle: To light up the darkness.
    ... Confetti: To add some sparkle to your life.
    ...Cotton Ball: For the rough roads ahead.
    ...A Hug & Kiss: To remind you that someone cares about you!
    ...Lifesaver: To remind you of the many times others need your help and you need theirs.
    ...Marble: To keep you rolling along.
    ...Paper Clip: To hold everything together when it falls apart.
    ...Rainbow: A reminder that after every storm comes a rainbow.
    ...Rubber Band: To keep you bouncing back and flexible.
    ...Tissue: For drying your tears.

    ...bounce: to put bounce in your step
    ...cheer: to spread a little cheer
    ...clothespin: to hang in there
    ...dishcloth: we wash you ---
    ...dust - just a country accent
    ...egg beater: a little something egg-stra
    ...gloves - to lend a helping hand
    ...non-slide shelf stuff: to get a grip on cleaning
    ...paper towels: to help blot out trouble
    ...scouring pad: I've scoured the world for just the right gift
    ...sponge: to wipe away
    ...strainer: when housecleaning puts a lot of strain on you
    ...trash bags: throw away all the hurts, negative feelings, grudges & frustration, & keep just the good thoughts

    #2 -
    ...basket - here's hoping that you get a basketful of ideas from these monthly tips
    ...bounce: to put bounce in your step; in you're attitude about cleaning
    (cut fabric sheets into halves & put one in each kit)
    ...Broom - make a clean sweep of things
    (I have lots of pine needles to make mini brooms; easy to do)
    ...candle - to help lighten up your work load
    (could use birthday candles)
    ...cleaner - you make our lives brighter by being here
    (make some from one of the recipes & put in little travel bottles OR go to the film counter & ask for film canisters - they are free!)) recipes (the monthly handouts); - just like a good friend, these are tried & true
    ...clothespin: to hang in there by learning new hints & tips to make your job easier
    (cheap & easy to find)
    ...dishcloth: we wash you ---
    ...dust - just a country accent accent (lint from the dryer - hahahahahahaha)
    ...dust cloth - you're 'dust' the finest sisters around
    ...gloves - to lend a helping hand
    - (those cheap plastic ones, that come 100 in a pack)
    ...matches - hopefully these cleaning ideas are just the spark you need for motivation, etc.
    - (Kitchen matches aren't that expensive; put a couple in a snack ziplock)
    ...non-slide shelf stuff: to get a grip on cleaning
    (I have some somewhere; just cut a 4" square or so)
    ...paper towels: to help blot out trouble
    (fold one per bucket & put in a sandwich baggie
    ...Plastic lid -got it covered
    (I have lots of yogurt lids!)
    ...scouring pad: I've scoured the world for just the right gift; or scoured the internet for great ideas to help you cut cleaning costs (get cheap ones at dollar store & cut.)
    ...sponge: to wipe away; or soak up (buy a bag of them & cut)
    ...strainer - these ideas won't put a strain on your budget (maybe a circle of plastic canvas - have lots of scraps for that; we could make it the size to fit in a canning jar lid so they could actually use it.)
    ...trash bags: throw away all the hurts, negative feelings, grudges & frustration, & keep just the good thoughts (could use new ones or recycle handle bags)
    Perhaps these things could be put in a bucket or basket & then pulled out with the appropriate saying with it. Or if you can come up with other ones, please let me know. This would be like for in January, as the kick-off for the monthly cleaning idea.

    #3 -
    The best way to do housework.
    Open a new file in your PC.
    2. Name it "Housework."
    Send it to the RECYCLE BIN
    4. Empty the RECYCLE BIN
    5. Your PC will ask you, "Are you sure you want to delete Housework permanently?"
    6. Answer calmly, "Yes," and press the mouse button firmly...
    7. Feel better?

    ...Crayons - to color all your days bright & sunny
    ...eraser - to remind you that each new day is a new beginning
    ...match - to light your fire when you're too pooped to pop
    ...rubber band - to give you the extra stretch & flexibility to meet the demands of each day
    ...snickers - to remind you to take time for a laugh or two
    ...starburst - to you have the extra energy to move from one room to another
    ...stick of gum - to remind you to stick to the task till it is done
    ...sweet tarts - to remind you that every customer is different

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