I was mindlessly surfing Pinterest,
(if you aren't aware of what that is, message me - I'll invite you)
and I discovered homemade ice packs. I visited a couple different websites to research the various concoctions and the following is what I did to create flexible, almost frozen ice packs. These would be perfect for an injury or a cooler :)
I figured it probably cost me $1.50 to make 2 ice packs, they would retail for approximately $5.00 each - that's a whopping $8.50 SAVINGS!
I did my first one purple, only because I have a purple lovin', horse back riding, soccer playing, monkey bar climbing, 7 year old niece. It's for her.
Now I have to do a blue for her 11 year old sister, the hockey playing, peace sign lovin', hippy chick.
Then using my FoodSaver roll, I created bags that fit each ice pack perfectly. I prefer the FoodSaver rolls over the bags,
they are much more customizable (is that a word?)
I vacuum sealed each baggie -
using my FoodSaver ensures NO LEAKING!
(unless of course bag is punctured)
Perfectly sealed and ready for the freezer.
Frozen enough to stand on it's own yet
flexible enough for an elbow, knee or head.
All chilled and ready to go!