In our family, we always give money of the age of the birthday gal or guy.
When my brother turned 59, I was stumped to come up with a creative way to surprise him with his birthday money of $59.
I recently visited him and noticed his house robe needed to be replaced. So I purchased a green (and blue) robe to go with the money theme.
At first, I thought I would place the money in a pocket. Boring! Then it came to me, why not line the inside of the robe with 59 one dollar bills? Now that’s fun!
I laid out the open robe, spread out the dollar bills in even rows, and taped them in place. (Even though the tape worked, I would suggest using safety pins to make sure the bills stay put.)
I folded up the robe and tied the belt. A money robe! You could not see any of the bills since I had placed them below the waistline. Continue Reading