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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
"In our play, we reveal what kind of people we are." Ovid, Roman poet 43 BC–17 or 18 AD Kids are wonderful.  With their funny little ways, they light up the world—especially kids at play. Think rubber bands don’t make a difference in the lives of children?...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
As the holidays draw near, I’m reminded of the many, often humorous, ways rubber bands make a difference in our world.  For instance, Mike, one of our blog commenters, was describing a scene at home where…the kids had grabbed a bunch of bands and left. Laughingly, he sort of whispers...
Friday, November 16, 2012
Thanksgiving is fast approaching and all I want to say is…bring on the baking. Whether it is green bean, macaroni and cheese, or sweet potato casserole, nothing completes the holidays like a freshly baked, home-cooked, side dish.  As you gather ingredients at the grocery store in...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
"In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow … your energy into something positive." Lee Iacocca Need an outlet to take your mind off your troubles? Why not grab a bag of rubber bands… They can help. Charles Mayo, a doctor...
Monday, November 12, 2012
Tis’ the season for entertaining and decorating! Amid Christmas gatherings, your friends, old and new, will feel at ease with some fun light displays. Homemade candle votives are affordable and create a romantic atmosphere without depleting the budget. To begin, simply gather up some bands....
Friday, November 09, 2012
Rubber bands help with a lot of interesting craft projects, but did you know they are also utilized by the seafood industry? It’s true.  Visit your local seafood establishment and you’ll see most of the lobsters have rubber bands on their claws. According to online sources,...
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Rubber bands are so versatile. From craft projects to rolled-up newspapers, there are a lot of interesting things you can do with them...like homemade drink ids. Want to have some fun with your favorite glasses? Try writing some of your favorite slogans on a few bands and place them around the...
Monday, November 05, 2012
Do you find yourself at the office with a stack of papers to sort? Don’t risk a paper cut. A homemade rubber band thimble is easy to create, will protect from nicks, and will help you sort sheets with ease. Simply wrap a rubber band around your index finger. You’ll have an instant “thimble.”...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Of all the ways rubber bands help secure the holidays—it was a paper plate project that sparked my imagination this morning. Neat and simple, there it sat. A little white bowl, held together with a single band, filled with candies in red, white, and blue wrapping—ready for distribution.  Looking...