My husband rigged up a bucket dumbwaiter and it's the kids' favorite feature. It's pretty convenient, too. I used it to lift the cots up into the clubhouse since they wouldn't fit through the trap door entrance.
Before, the forgotten clubhouse was rarely used. Now, my kids are begging for weekly sleepovers. If this keeps up, I might be tempted to give the exterior more attention!
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