Monday, June 11, 2007

Survival List for College

My son will be leaving for school in a few weeks and I have been trying to buy things that he will need for dorm living. So here are a few things that I have come up with:

  1. laptop
  2. printer
  3. office supplies and plenty of notebook and printing paper
  4. microwave, microwaveable cookware
  5. small refrigerator
  6. X-long twin sheets with comforter ( I didn't know college beds were not standard)
  7. paper shredder ( kids have to careful about Identity theft happening to them)
  8. portable reading lamp
  9. fan
  10. first aid kit
  11. many prs of underwear and socks
  12. lots of quarters for the washing machine and dryer
  13. shower tote
  14. file crate ( to file essential papers, scholarship forms and etc)
  15. day planner
  16. coffee maker
  17. reliable good alarm clock
  18. sewing kit
  19. ironing board and iron
  20. detergent and softener
  21. laundry bag
  22. trash bags
  23. umbrella
  24. tool set
  25. thesaurus
  26. dictionary

Here is a watercolor tiger cat giclee limited edition print that I have done.


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BetteJo said...

Oh my gosh I just went thru this with my daughter last semester. Have him bring shower shoes - unless you want some nice athletes feet. I can't remember everything - I just remember paying for it! And the x-tra long sheets I bought were too big! Oh and - your son will iron? Wow!