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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Camp Mail


My niece and nephew are away at camp this week. We can send along notes and treats and the mail will be delivered to the kids and counselors each day. I remember when I would go away to camp, mail call was a very exciting time of day. So I wanted to put together a few little treats to send to them and a couple of the other kids that I know very well. The first one was these little Riley mini cards. I also included a great big bag of Life Savers for each child that could be shared with their cabin-mates.

I knew these notes and things would probably end up in the trash pretty quickly so I didn't want to spend a ton of time on them. For today's mail treat they are getting bottles of Gatorade and some chap stick that has sunblock in it. I just made a quick tag to hang over the bottle, stamped a quick little sun and then wrote them a note on the back of the tag.


Super easy, super quick and I hope the kid's enjoy my mail!

I know last week I said I would be back to posting regularly and then disappeared for a week! I went to do a post the next morning and there was no internet here. It was splotchy off and on all week and I couldn't get a post completed without losing my connection. I finally gave up in frustration. Kip finally figured out the problem was the splitter and got it replaced. That seemed to have fixed the problem so I am a happy blogger once again.

Have a great day!

9 comments:

jimlynn said...

Great idea Gina and so cute! Love the little cards and the bottle wraps are just great.
Lynn

*Vicki* said...

Oh my gosh Gina!! I love the Riley cards!! Too cute and what a really thoughtful idea!! :)

Scrapping Julie said...

you are the best aunt ever!! camping riley looks amazing!!!

Leanne said...

Cute Riley cards Gina! Hope you have been doing well! HUGs,

Kathy and Lucky said...

Those cards are so cute, love the coloring and how perfect for camp. Love the bottle tags, great idea, they will just love it.

Marlene said...

Oh my gosh - CUTENESS overload! Lovin' it!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Your Riley cards could not be more perfect for campers! As always, your coloring is gorgeous. You are such a great aunt. Your niece and nephew and their friends are going to love these treats.

Crafty Cre8tions said...

How sweet of you to send these to your niece and nephew! They will be so happy!!! I love the Reilly in the tent!!! Perfect!!!

Great job with the drink covers too!!!!

Have a wonderful weekend :)
Maria

Tammy said...

I LOVE Riley in the tent!! OM Gosh he is adorable and your coloring is fabulous!