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A Red Hatter Survival Kit   (several versions below)

(great to give out at a function and have them read what they got... add a gift - maybe the latest book by Sue Ellen!)
I am sure you can think of lots of other ideas to add to these, and maybe you'll be kind enough to share them with us so we can add them!


Red & Purple Feathers ~ to remind you that you can fly!
Kazoo ~ don’t forget to toot your own horn
Hershey's Kiss ~ to remind you of the sweetness of family & friends
Penny ~ for your thoughts, you might as well get paid to talk to yourself
Rubber-band ~ to remind you to be flexible
Paper-Clip ~ to remind you that you are an important link in others lives
Eraser ~ to remind you that everyone makes mistakes
Band-Aid ~ to fix your hurt feelings
Nuts ~ to remind you to be a little nutty & laugh
Cotton Ball ~ for those times when you can't hear yourself think
Toothpick ~ to remind you to pick out the good in all situations
Candle ~ when you feel in the dark
Aspirin ~ when all else fails - take two & call a Red Hat Sister!  

Red Heart ~ To remind you that you are loved by all your red hat sisters

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A Red Hatter Survival Kit

Red Heart ~ To remind you that you are loved by all your red hat sisters
Roses ~ to remind you to smell the flowers along life's way
Red & Purple Feathers ~ to remind you that you can fly!
Glitter ~ to add sparkle to your life & spread some on...
Kazoo ~ don't forget to toot your own horn
Pretzels ~ hugs from your Red Hat Sisters
Hershey's Kisses ~ to remind you of the sweetness of family & friends
Penny ~ for your thoughts, and to say you're never broke you might as well
get paid to talk to yourself
Pretzel ~ hugs from your loved ones
Mirror ~ to remind you that you are very important too
Marbles ~ to replace the ones that you have lost & will lose
Rubber-band ~ to remind you to be flexible, and stretch yourself beyond your
limits
Paper-Clips ~ to remind you that you are an important link in others lives
Lollipop ~ to remind you that you can lick all your problems
Eraser ~ to remind you that everyone makes mistakes
Band-Aid ~ to fix your hurt feelings
Nuts ~ to remind you to be a little nutty & laugh
Do Not Disturb Sign ~ to remind you that you need time to yourself
Pen & Pad ~ to write down your thoughts before you forget them
Cotton Balls ~ for those times when you can't hear yourself think
Ear-Plugs ~ to remind you sometimes it's important just to listen
Lifesavers ~ to save you from "one of those days"
Breath-mints ~ to remind you to "just breathe"
Toothpicks ~ to remind you to pick out the good in all situations
Starburst ~ to give you a burst of energy
Tootsie Roll ~ to remind you to roll with the punches
Candle ~ when you feel in the dark
Aspirin ~ when all else fails - take two & call a Red Hat Sister!
String ~ to tie things together when everything falls apart
Butterfingers ~ to reimind you to enjoy the sweets you like
Sunflower seeds ~ so you can spit just because you feel like it
Harmonica ~ so you can have harmony in your life
posted by Purple Rose.

additions by Queen Kathy of the Red-dy For Anything chapter:
Rubber Ducky – to remind you that you are not alone, you are part of our
flock.
Car Antenna Hat – to proudly announce to the world that you are a Red
Hatter.
Bookmark – because we may be older, but we are still learning about life.
Wax Lips – remember to enjoy this second childhood.
Blinkie pin – you are fancy, and you should have some bling.
Sugar daddy candy bar - Just what every woman needs.
Bonnie Faherty, Ph.D. from LA

Small teddy bears - to remind us that we are never lost in the wilderness as long as we have each other and to give us comfort
Butterflys - to remind us to spread our wings and fly as we emerg into our new selves of age
Little pin wheels - to remind us to hold onto our hats in the breeze
purple mardi gra beads - to remind us that we can never wear enough bling-blings
Gold foil chocolate $$$ - to remind us that our regalia doesn't need to cost a lot of $$ but that we are worth every cent we spend on ourselves
Purple post-it notes - to use to remind themselves of what we forget and to keep in touch with each other.
chocolate kiss - a reminder that they are loved
sticker - a reminder to stick together and help each other
clothes pin - a reminder to "hang in there"
string - to tie up loose ends and things that fall apart
rubber band - a reminder to be flexible
mint - a reminder that the member is worth a mint to their sisters
ribbon - a reminder that friendship ties hearts together
(additions by Bonni, Dr. Bon Bon)

Thanks Razz for posting the Survival Kit; it's been a few years since I sent some of it to you.
Great additions ladies!
Since then, I've changed it up a bit...this is the one I use now...

The Hatters Survival Kit

Red & Purple Feathers ~ To remind you that you can fly!
Kazoo ~ Don't forget to toot your own horn!
Pretzels ~ Hugs from your Red Hat Sisters!
Ding Dong Cake ~ It's OK to be a little Dingy!
Penny ~ For your thoughts, you might as well get paid to talk to yourself!
Mirror ~ To remind you how beautiful you are!
Marbles ~ To replace the ones that you have lost!
Ball ~ Don't forget to have one!
Address Book ~ Your Red Hat Sister's are always here for you!
Paper-Clips ~ To remind you that you are an important link in the Red Hat Sisterhood!
Lollipop ~ To remind you that your Red Hat Sister's will help you lick your problems!
Pen & Pad ~ To write down your thoughts before you forget them!
Cotton Balls ~ For those times when you can't hear yourself think!
Breath-mints ~ To remind you to just breathe!
Red Glitter ~ To wish you Scarlet Sparkles!
Candle ~ To light up your life!
Aspirin ~ when all else fails - take two & call a Red Hat Sister!

By Queen PurpleRose