Wouldn't it be great if ice packs came in different sizes, just like bandages? Since cutting an expensive commercial or leaky DIY ice pack isn't an option, household weblog Stuckihouse says ketchup packs work just as well as the real thing.

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These packs come in just the right size for small injuries or if your kids insist they have their own ice pack for every small boo-boo. It's also a great reason to stashing all those extra single-serve ketchup packets in your freezer.