Thanks Wavevector - this was a great idea to help someone like me. As a definite noob, I was happy to see that I was naturally following suit with you seasoned veterans of geocaching. My kids thought I was nuts when I grabbed one of their leftover book bags and started throwing stuff in. We don't have enough stuff for swag yet, but you've got to start somewhere so here i go . . .
Trusty Pittsburgh Pirates giveaway sling pack
Protective Eyewear (in case of bushwacking)
Work gloves (in case of poison ivy)
Extra hat and gloves (cause my kids will forget theirs)
Reading light to double as flashlight
printouts of locations
logo picked up at recent cache for 4th grade project (to be dropped at next location)
Small stash of swag for trading includes:
black and orange beads
pittsburgh pirate keychain
smiley face stress ball
earth stress ball
Mickey Mouse golf ball marker
2 sizes of playdoh
hermit crab shell
Of course, camera not in pic
No travelbugs or geocoins yet I imagine those will come.
PS - can you tell we're from Pittsburgh?