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    Inspirational & Humorous Survival Kits
    with Poems, Quotes & Sayings:
    - Survival Kits starting with " W - Z "

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

      Survival Kits
      Create survival kit gift sets with the following themes:
      Cabin fever
      Winter cold
      Vacation countdown

      Use leafing pen to paint bottle lids silver; let dry. Tie ribbons around necks of bottles and knot; trim ribbon ends as desired.
      Cut four 1 x 3 1/2-inch rectangles from blue stripes paper; glue to bottles.
      Use a computer to generate, or hand-print, the following on white card stock: "Hot Cocoa Mix," "Chai Tea Mix," "Noodle Soup Mix" and "Friendship Soup Mix." Punch out each with 2-inch circle punch. Use double-sided tape to adhere circles to bottles.
      Punch four 1-inch circles from white card stock. Punch three 1/16-inch holes through each circle for snowman eyes and noses; insert brads as shown.
      Punch four 2-inch snowflakes from navy blue card stock. Use paper glue to adhere snowflakes to left sides of bottles; use double-sided tape to adhere snowman circles on top of snowflakes.

      1. Measure sides of case and cut three rectangles from navy blue card stock to fit the three sides. Adhere rectangles to sides and back of case.

      2. Punch several 2-inch and small snowflakes from white card stock. Glue snowflakes to sides and back of case. Cut six 1-inch-wide strips from blue stripes paper to fit across sides and back of case; ink edges and glue to top and bottom edges of sides and back of case.

      3. Cut a piece of blue stripes paper to fit front of case; ink edges and glue to front of case. Cut "Winter" from Let It Snow paper; ink edges and glue to top edge on front of case.

      4. Cut a 4 x 1 1/2-inch piece of light blue card stock; ink edges. Punch two 2-inch snowflakes from white card stock; glue to ends of light blue rectangle; trim edges even. Attach alphabet stickers to rectangle to spell "survival kit."

      5. Punch a 1/16-inch hole through snowflake at left end; insert flower brad. Glue rectangle to front of case at an angle.

      6. Punch one 2-inch snowflake from navy blue card stock; glue to top edge on front of case. Trim top edge even.

      7. Cut two pieces of light blue card stock to fit front and back of case handle; ink edges. Use handle as a template to trace hole of handle on light blue pieces; cut out holes with a craft knife. Glue card-stock pieces to front and back of handle.

      8. For handle front, attach alphabet stickers to left side of handle to spell "snow"; attach phrase sticker to upper right edge of handle. Punch a 2-inch snowflake from navy blue card stock; adhere to right side of handle; trim edges even. Attach border stickers to top and bottom edges on back of handle; trim edges even.

      Source: Let It Snow printed paper from Around The Block; blue stripes printed paper from Doodlebug Design Inc.; alphabet stickers from EK Success and Doodlebug Design Inc.; phrase sticker from Die Cuts With A View; 2-inch snowflake punch from Marvy Uchida; flower brad from Making Memories; Colorbox chalk ink pad from Clearsnap Inc.; leafing pen from Krylon/Sherwin Williams Co.; Zip Dry paper glue from Beacon Adhesives Inc.

      Change it up!

      Chai Tea Mix
      1 cup powdered milk
      1 cup powdered non-dairy creamer
      2 teaspoons vanilla
      2 cups white sugar
      1 1/2 cups unsweetened instant tea
      1 1/2 teaspoons ginger
      1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
      1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
      1 teaspoon cardamom
      Mix the vanilla and sugar. When dry, break into small chunks. Combine powdered milk, non-dairy creamer, vanilla sugar and instant tea. Stir in ginger, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. In a food processor, blend 1 cup at a time, until mixture is the consistency of fine powder. Store in bottle.

      To serve, stir 2 tablespoons mixture into 1-1 1/2 cups of hot water.

      Friendship Soup Mix
      Dry mix:
      1 cup dry split peas, divided
      1/3 cup beef bouillon granules
      1/2 cup barley
      1 cup dry lentils, divided
      1/3 cup dried minced onion
      1/4 cup Italian seasoning mixed with 1 teaspoon dried parsley
      3/4 to 1 cup uncooked long-grain or wild rice, divided

      Extra ingredients:
      1 pound stewing meat, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
      3 to 3 1/2 quarts water
      1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes

      Assemble dry mix:
      Using a one-quart canning jar, place 1/2 cup of the split peas in an even layer. Add the beef bouillon granules, making an even layer. Top with the barley. Place 1/2 cup of the lentils on top of the barley in an even layer, followed by all of the minced onion and then the Italian seasoning mix. Place 1/2 cup of the rice on top. Add another layer of split peas using the remaining 1/2 cup, and top with a layer of the remaining 1/2 cup lentils. End with as much rice as needed to fill the jar. Cover and seal.

      To make the soup:
      In a large soup pot, brown the stew meat and drain.
      Add the water, tomatoes and dry soup mix; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 45 to 60 minutes or until the peas, lentils and barley are tender and stew meat is cooked.
      Makes about 4 quarts of soup

      Hot Cocoa Mix
      6 ounces semisweet chocolate morsels, finely chopped in food processor Store chocolate in bottle.
      To make cocoa:
      Heat 2 cups of whole milk to just below scalding point and remove from heat. Add 2 ounces chocolate to milk and blend well. Enjoy

      Noodle Soup Mix
      1 1/2 tablespoons chicken bouillon powder
      1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
      1/4 teaspoon thyme
      1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
      1 bay leaf
      Combine ingredients and store in bottle.

      To make the soup:
      Combine dry mix with 8 cups water, 2 diced carrots, 2 stalks celery, 1/2 cup diced onion, 3 cups cooked diced chicken and 1 1/2 cups uncooked egg noodles. Bring to a boil and simmer, covered for 15 minutes.

      Winter blahs

      Tic-Tacs, Pocket Tissues, Hand Sanitizer, Motrin IB packet, Airborne packet, and a few Dark Chocolate and Caramel Treasures.

      Winter Care Package
      This winter care package was made especially for you.
      so you can be cared for all winter through
      The hand cream will keep your skin from getting dry
      as you stand outside gazing at the blue winter sky
      the tissues are there in case you begin to sneeze
      as you frolic in the snow, amid the cold winter breeze
      the lip balm just in case your lips should chap
      while curled up by the heater for your long winter nap
      in case your blanket- not enough warmth does provide
      a mug of hot chocolate will warm your insides.
      Winter though beautiful has the longest night
      so here is a candle, to bring you more light
      and last but not least a teddy bear, faithful and true
      to wish you good cheer and drive away those winter blues.
      with this package comes out best wishes without fail
      held together in a decorated pail

      #2 -
      ( to put in anne's coffee containers)
      3 lb. coffee can and filled it with:
      ...stocking cap
      ...heavy socks
      ...packages of hand warmers lock bag of hard candies
      ...pack of tissues
      ...what to do in case your stranded while driving in winter instruction sheet.
      ...put them all in the can, took a red bandanna and wrapped it around the can and pinned it on with safety pins
      .. bandanna is to be used to tie on the antenna to attract attention
      ...plastic bags - The lawn bags you slit holes in for head and arms to better insulate. The smaller kitchen 13 gallon bags to put feet into then back into boots or shoes to keep feet warm and dry. Can also carry snow in the bags. candle - The car candle is made in a 8" x 8" aluminum cake pan. When filling with melted wax, be sure to have 4 or 6 wicks to light that kind of center in the cake pan. You use 2 heavy chicken mesh or a sturdy baking cooling racks, one for the candle to sit on your car floor and one over the candle. Use the emptied coffee can to melt snow for emergency drinking. Be sure to have both matches and a lighter.

      Wisdom Teeth Extraction Kit
      from the :SURGERY SURVIVAL KIT
      Needle and case the stitches don't hold remind you that friends are here to help
      Cotton cushion the rough roads
      Happy Faces...smiling helps you heal faster
      Joke Book...Laughing helps you heal faster
      Hershey's Hug and Kiss...for whenever you need one
      Starburst...when you need a burst of energy remind you that after the storm comes the rainbow color your day bright and cheerful
      Marble/ keep you rolling on the road of recovery keep you bouncing back
      Designed by Paulette

      and YOU might add,
      one of those refreezable ice packs,
      some packets of soup ,
      a gift cert for a milkshake (though most dentists don't want you using a straw as the pressure of the fluid may dislodge a clot, causing bleeding, but can drink direct from cup),
      pad and pencil (personalized on your computer if you are into making notepads) so boss won't have to talk after extraction-

      At the first sign of hot flashes eat the RED one.
      Eat the ORANGE one to minimize depression.
      The GREEN one calms your frustrations, when you want to be left alone.
      If you feel a headache coming on eat the PURPLE one.
      The BLUE one reduces bloating.
      You can eat the "BROWN" ones ANYTIME!!
      If all symptoms occur at the same time - Eat the WHOLE DAMN BAG!

      ...Write out: "When you can't sleep, don't count sheep; talk to the Shepherd" ~ roll up and tie.
      ...worry beads
      ...cross in my pocket
      ...God box - write down your worries & give them to God

      toothpicks - to hold the eyelids open when trying to meet a deadline
      spool of thread - to keep the thoughts together
      rope/clothesline - to extend your lines of thought when they begin to shorten
      string - to tie up the loose ends
      paperclips - to help hold it all together
      cotton balls - to pad the sore spots from sitting in one place for a long time
      toy train - help keep your "thoughts on track"
      eye pads - to help with the "tired eyes"
      Mounds candy bar - for all the effort extended
      mint - for all the things you meant to do when on a writing streak
      compass - to point the right direction when at a crossroads
      Clear marble-to gaze into when you lose your train of thought

      Young Women's
      Puzzle Piece:
      Represents - YOU!
      Without you, the world is not complete.

      Represents - Family
      To ease the pain of something you tried and failed.

      Represents - Gospel
      To remind you to share your light with others.

      All-Day Sucker:
      Represents - Prayer
      To help you "lick" all the things that come your way.

      Represents - Scriptures
      To color your day a little brighter and hopeful.

      Cotton Ball:
      Represents - Leaders
      For the rough roads ahead; seek a cushioned support.

      Represents - Repentance
      For when things get a little rough.

      Stick of Gum:
      Represents - Testimony
      To help you stick to your goals.

      Represents - Friends
      It's okay to be a little nutty sometimes!

      Hugs and Kisses:
      Represents - Heavenly Father
      To remind you that you are loved by a sincere Heavenly Father.

      Seeds - to grow your own food.
      Piggy Bank - so you will have some place to put your money.
      Paper and Pen - so you can communicate when email fails.
      Tin can and String - for when the phone system fails
      Abacus - when there is no electricity to run your calculator
      Insoles for your shoes - for all the walking you will do when public transportation fails
      Paper fan - to keep you cool when there is no electricity
      Two Sticks - for starting your own fire
      Pack of Gum - to stick your projects together when there is no electricity for your glue gun
      Lifesaver - to keep you from drowning in every day problems
      Lemon Drop - to remind you when Life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
      Sponge Curlers - when you can't use your curling iron
      Can of Beans - to make your own Hot Tub
      Perfume - so you can still smell sweet when you can't take a shower
      Megaphone - so you can still communicate with Jack in the Box
      Kitty Litter - when the sanitation dept. fails.
      Stapler - for when there is no electricity to run your sewing machine.

      ...animal book - for reading on the wild side
      ...animal crackers - this place is a zoo without you
      ...backpack - safari, so good
      ...cap - to 'cap'ture a lot of fun
      ...disposable camera - picture this: focus on having a good time to the zoo - your ticket to fun
      elephant - have a ton of fun
      kangaroo - have a hoppy adventure
      lion - for the lion's share of a good time
      tiger - because you're GRRRReat!!!!!!
      Toucan - a little 'toucan' of my affection
      ---jazbo 0606

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