A Well Deserved Retirement Kit

Instant coffee – Retirement is one long “coffee break”

Crayon – to “color” all your days bright and sunny

A marble – for when you lose yours

Jar – use this as your “Retirement” fund jar

A mint or peppermint patty – Retire”mints” are when you stop living at work and begin working at living

Heart – Retirement brings the time and freedom to follow your heart

Smiley face sticker – have a “happy” retirement

A pack of seeds – may all your dreams grow like a garden

Funtac or fun dip – may all your days be fun

A joke – wishing you lots of laughs

Watch – your time’s your own now

Confetti – to celebrate all the joys a happy retirement can bring

A pillow – because you’ve earned your rest

Plastic egg – wishing you a fun-filled and “egg-citing” retirement

Lifesaver – retirement life is for yourself and your family

Kit Kat – for when it’s time to take a “break”

A marker – your retirement “marks” the beginning of a special joy for you – now you can do all those things you’ve always wanted to

Now you can live at your own pace

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These fun kits are made simply by adding all of the “ingredients”, printing the list of items and their meaning and putting it all in a jar with a nice decorative jar topper. These are inexpensive kits, especially if you can recycle the jar from your kitchen (keep your eye open for nice jelly and relish jars at the store.

Senior Citizen Anti-Stress Kit

PAIN CAPLET: For your aches and pains.

POLIDENT TABLET: For that “Dazzling” smile!

MARBLES: In case you’ve lost yours.

TOOTHPICKS: To hold your eye lids open after 7:00 PM.

SWATTER: For those little things that bug you.

MONEY CLIP: So you will never be poor.

BELLY BUTTON BRUSH: ( Speaks for itself! )

BANDAID: To heal life’s BooBoos.

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These fun kits are made simply by adding all of the “ingredients”, printing the list of items and their meaning and putting it all in a jar with a nice decorative jar topper. These are inexpensive kits, especially if you can recycle the jar from your kitchen (keep your eye open for nice jelly and relish jars at the store.

Menopause

(put M&M’s into a cute container and add these directions)

To temporarily calm your craving for chocolate, eat the BROWN one.

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 YELLOW one.

The BLUE one reduces bloating.

If all symptoms occur at the same time, eat the WHOLE bag.

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These fun kits are made simply by adding all of the “ingredients”, printing the list of items and their meaning and putting it all in a jar with a nice decorative jar topper. These are inexpensive kits, especially if you can recycle the jar from your kitchen (keep your eye open for nice jelly and relish jars at the store.

Getting Old Kit

Small box of Bran Flakes

Alarm Whistle – for when you’ve fallen and you can’t get up

Magnifying Glass – to help you when you read

Starburst Candy – for extra energy

Blue M&Ms or Skittles – Generic Viagra

Cane (a candy cane will do the trick)

Baby Food – To help you adjust to softer foods

Instant Hair Grow – to replace the hair you will loose (I got a small spray bottle and made a label on my computer with “Instant Hair Grow” Spray once every day. )

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)

Toothpicks – to help prop your eyes open so you don’t fall asleep

Fireball Candy – to put the fire back into your life

Rubberband – to give you your flexibility back

Aspirin -for all the new little aches and pains

Hug and Kiss – because I really do love you

These fun kits are made simply by adding all of the “ingredients”, printing the list of items and their meaning and putting it all in a jar with a nice decorative jar topper. These are inexpensive kits, especially if you can recycle the jar from your kitchen (keep your eye open for nice jelly and relish jars at the store.

ABC’s of Retirement

This isn’t a survival kit but the poem could be included in one.

A – Absolute freedom; Adventure
B – Blessings of retired life
C – Celebration; Children; Co-workers
D – Dear friends; Daily rest
E – Enjoy! ; Excitement
F – Family; Fun
G – Grandkids; Globetrotter
H – Hobbies; Home
I – Independence
J – Joy; Jubilation
K – Kudos (for job well-done); Kids
L – Lazy days; Lounge around
M – Memories; Morning sleep-ins
N – New Experiences; No alarm clock
O – Opportunities; On the “go”
P – Peace; Party; Play
Q – “Quittin’ time”; Quiet time
R – Recreation; Rejoice; Relax
S – Stress-free; Slower pace
T – Travel; Thanks
U – Uninterrupted time; Undeniably fun
V – Vacations; Visiting
W – Wonderful; Well-done; W-2’s (no more)
X – hilarating; X-cellent; X-citing
Z – Zzzzzz’s mean time for naps

These fun kits are made simply by adding all of the “ingredients”, printing the list of items and their meaning and putting it all in a jar with a nice decorative jar topper. These are inexpensive kits, especially if you can recycle the jar from your kitchen (keep your eye open for nice jelly and relish jars at the store.