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Wordless Wednesday: Rain Gutter Regatta 2013

Raingutter Boat

Buddy Raingutter

Crazy Face

Tied for 3rd Place

About Paula

Paula Krueger considers herself a “baby “chef, not because she cooks for babies, but because she’s still learning how to cook. She started this blog after taking Wilton method classes and at that point was more interested in baking. She’s since become more interested in learning to cook as her family has grown. She also covers product reviews and travel as well.


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  2. Love these events! He looks like he had so much fun! My son has a boat from a few years back, but they haven’t been doing that out here ­čÖü
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  3. I would probably pass out from that blowing. I can’t even do balloons! But seriously, that looks like such a fun event. We only ever did gocarts and the Pinewood Derby.
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  4. How cool. Our kids do something similar for Science class in like 3rd or 4th grade.
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  5. YAY for 3rd place! I love that cross-eyed photo!
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  6. That looks like so much fun but boy would I be lightheaded from doing that.
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  7. My boys would love to do this. I really need to consider doing this with them one day. Looks like your son had a blast.
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  8. This is cool, I’ve never seen it before. We did something similar with sponges and water.
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  9. That looks like a lot of fun! My son just moved up to Boy Scouts. We are going to miss participating in the Pine Wood Derby. Enjoy these fun times w/your boy! ­čÖé
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  10. This looks like it was a lot of fun for him. He seems very proud of his accomplishments too.
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  11. We loved doing this in Scouts! Congratulations to your son.
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  12. I must get my little man to try this out. Actually both kids. What fun and woohoo, congrats for the win!
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  13. How fun, this looks like fun! I have never heard or seen this before!!
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  14. How fun! I’ve seen the Grand Prix before with the cars, but I’ve never seen a regatta in action!
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  15. This event much have been a lot of fun! My husband shares his Scout memories with me quite often.
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  16. That seems fun, and yay for 3rd!
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  17. Congrats! You can tell he had a blast!
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  18. That looks like so much fun! My stepsons made the cars instead when they were younger.
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  19. What a fun little event!! Third place isn’t bad at all!
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  20. Congratulations on third place. It looks like he had a ton of fun.

  21. Yay for third place! He did great!

  22. I’ve got to get up to speed on all these boy activities now that I have one!
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  23. This looks like so much fun!! Congratulations on the 3rd place win!
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  24. This is so cute and a nice spin on the pinewood derby, which I’m sure you still do too, right? How awesome that he tied for 3rd!
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  25. ive heard of these events but never attended one or really understood the concept. Congrats to your son for getting 3rd place I bet he was so proud
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  26. Congrats on third place! Looks like a blast!
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  27. Yay! Good for him. ­čÖé

    We’ve done little regattas for fun in the back yard, but I know the kids would love a real organized competition.
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  28. Congrats to him! What fun! I think I would pass out from being light-headed! LOL

  29. Vanessa: thequeenofswag says:

    That’s such a great project for kids. I could never blow that much, but big congrats to him.
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  30. Looks like so much fun! I love his pics. So cute.
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  31. Oh how fun! I always wanted to do something like that as a kid.

  32. So fun I remember doing this!
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  33. That is so fun! We participated in the Pinewood Derby, but have never done this.
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  34. stephanie says:

    HOW FUN!

  35. That’s soooo cool!

  36. Congrats on his 3rd place!
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  37. Congrats on third place! He looks like he had a lot of fun competing.
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  38. Third place – that isn’t bad at all…. congrats to him!
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  39. My son is a Boy Scout now. He is halfway to 1st class. Raingutter regatta was one of his favorite times of the year. He won 2nd place one year and won best design one year. He went all the way through. Good luck to your son!
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  40. YAY! Congratulations! 3rd place is fantastic.
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