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Sandbox Sand for Your Icy Driveway

Every year, I replace the sand in my daughter's turtle sand box because it gets leaves and pine needles from the yard, but I thought there should be something else I can use this sand for. Then I thought, in late October in Maine it is beginning to get cold and we are all stocking up on salt for icy driveways and walk ways. I started mixing half salt and half sandbox sand in the big kitty litter buckets. Sprinkle on with a cup when needed and this has been working great got us. 2 bags of sand at the beginning of spring, a summer of fun for a 4 year old, then safe walking during the winter for our family. Boy I guess I got my money's worth for that sand.

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By Debbie from ME

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January 21, 20100 found this helpful

What a great idea. We live in the Buffalo, NY area and of course we have the snow and ice also. Now with new Grandchildren the sandbox idea is good too. Thanks

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