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Thursday, September 2, 2010

That's Not Going To Pay For College

There is a bottle in our bedroom that we keep loose change in and have affectionately labeled "Lucas' college fund". We have cashed in the coins we have saved twice to the tune of almost $450 each time!

The bottle stands 24 inches tall and used to have a cork topper that went missing months ago. I wonder who hid it?

Lucas has grown fond of throwing things in the change bottle such as; a nail polish bottle, a tube of Neosporin, puffs, a bottle on conditioner and most recently my favorite chap stick.

It's as though he is on a mission to find things to stash in the bottle and we catch him trying various shapes and sizes all the time.

I wish he knew how college tuition works.

I suppose it could be worse, he could be throwing things into the toilet!

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8 Comments:

Blogger WTH am I Doing? said...

Ok, 1.) That is quite the nifty bottle. 2.) Lucas looks so cute in the pictures.

And you're absolutely right. At least the bottle doesn't flush. ;o)

September 2, 2010 at 2:19 PM  
Blogger Gigi said...

We have a change jar too! The kids love taking it to coinstar. So far, only change in ours, though :)

cute!

September 2, 2010 at 2:22 PM  
Blogger Sherri said...

Now you know where to look when something small goes missing! He's so cute...and just think, he's learning all about cause and effect. Too bad it has to be with your favorite chapstick!

That's a cool change jar, sure holds a lot!

September 2, 2010 at 3:42 PM  
Blogger Coma Girl said...

Darn, my comment was going to be "at least he's not throwing things down the toilet" - ha!

How adorable is he!?!

September 2, 2010 at 5:27 PM  
Blogger Mama P said...

That is an awesome Bottle! For our spare change, we have an authentic German beer mug from the 1950's!

September 2, 2010 at 5:38 PM  
Blogger Leah said...

these are cute pics! I too keep change in a container on my desk.

September 2, 2010 at 9:56 PM  
Blogger liz said...

how long does it take before you fill it and cash it in?

September 3, 2010 at 12:18 PM  
Blogger Sophie said...

So cute! What else are you going to find in it when you empty it? Ha ha!

September 5, 2010 at 8:25 PM  

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