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DH's birthday tomorrow

my DH's birthday is tomorrow. i'm broke with no money and can't even buy him a card. :( Does anyone have any ideas on what my kids can make for him to make it not such a crappy birthday?

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summerdaile

Asked by summerdaile at 8:53 AM on Jul. 21, 2010 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • Get an ink pad & have them do ink prints of their feet or hands. Have them do a card for dad using supplies you have around the house. Is there some project he's been meaning to get to that the kids could do? For you a good BJ's always appreciated by hubby & its a great way to make his day even more special! Do it good enough & he won't even care you guys couldn't afford to buy him something, it's what he really wants anyways!
    Nyx7

    Answer by Nyx7 at 9:07 AM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • yup ill have to result to the last option. :/ if it makes him happy i guess. The kids(well i) made him a dad survival kit with some pictures and handprints and notes from the kids. hope he likes it. thanks!
    summerdaile

    Comment by summerdaile (original poster) at 1:05 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • You could make him a coupon book. One from the kids with things like "free hug, free date to the park, free breakfast, etc" and then you could make him a coupon book yourself. I made one for my hubby's birthday this year when we couldn't afford anything it was fun and you can be really creative "day of no responsibility, free pick dinner day, free BJ, you pick the position, etc" you can find lots of ideas to put in the coupon books too and I'm sure he'll love the fact that you put thought and energy into it.
    MamaSarah1104

    Answer by MamaSarah1104 at 1:56 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • make a nice meal out of what you have, but honestly this is an emergency! id use the credit card, go get a cactus or something for his office.
    txdaniella

    Answer by txdaniella at 12:33 AM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • A daddy t-shirt that either has a picture of the kids on it (if you have that kind of software and a camera to take the picture) or that they can decorate with their own art work. You can have them make a picture with crayons (they need to color as dark as they can) and flip it face down and iron it onto the shirt. I did this with a group of teens during the summer reading program at the library and it turned out great. The crayon wax melts and deposits the color on the shirt. Make sure the t-shirt is cotton and that the iron is hot. Supervise and have fun.
    witchqueen

    Answer by witchqueen at 12:56 PM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • write him a letter and nice dinner
    mekarevell

    Answer by mekarevell at 11:51 AM on Oct. 17, 2010

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