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Recently I needed a gel ice pack to soothe sore muscles. When I found them at Wal-mart, I was offended by their high price. I thought to myself ...
1 disposable diaper (any body with little kids has one of these on hand for free)1 gallon zip lock bagSome waterSome rubbing (isopropyl) alcoholA freezer
Slowly dribble about a cup of alcohol onto a disposable diaper. Then dribble water on until it is nicely swollen, like your kid drank a gallon and then ...
Insert diaper into ziplock bag. Push out excess air and seal the bag. (I double-bagged mine for good measure).
Place gel pack in the freezer for a couple hours.
1) For added security, you can double-bag the diaper.2) This works because newer disposable diapers have a nifty powdered chemical inside that can absorb a lot of liquid ...
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