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August 8, 2017ImperfectMummy
Have you ever considered Care Packages as a gift idea? Think about what the recipient likes, pile it all in a nice box or basket and voila!

Guest post by Sarah Willmott.

Have you ever considered Care Packages as a gift idea?

 

Firstly, you may ask what is a care package? For some, a care package is a relatively new concept. But in other countries such as the US they are sent all the time and across the globe.

 

Care packages are mostly sent from parents to their children living away at University or from family members to those in the Army or Navy. These care packages are full of comforts from home. Loved ones basically sending a box full of helpful, useful items showing how much they care from a distance and are still trying to look after them as best they can.

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If you were looking to send a care package to a (female) friend or family member – you might like to have a think about these questions first:

 

What does she like? What does she enjoy doing with her time? Does she enjoy music or movies? Or is food the way to her heart?

Have you ever considered Care Packages as a gift idea? Think about what the recipient likes, pile it all in a nice box or basket and voila!

 

Now apply your answers to these gift Ideas

 

DVDs, Music, Book by her favorite author, Home wares

Small gadgets for the home, Office, Car or Kitchen

Candles, Perfume, Bath Soaks, Luxury home spa set

Dressing Gown, Slippers, PJs or voucher to her favorite store

Piccolo bottles of Wine & Champagne, Chocolates, Cheese or a gourmet food selection.

Photo album, Photo frame with an old fun photo, Stationary

Personalized jewelry (think Uberkate), Watch, Happy Socks

 

What would you put in a care package?

 

How about a mixture of some of the above? Buy a quality box from a decent Newsagents or David Jones along with some tissue paper and then fill it with smallish items from the list above.

 

You don’t have to put all these suggestions in there – whatever suits your budget! At the end of the day, you know your loved one best and its always the thought that counts. If you are still unsure and cannot decide – may I suggest a Care Package that I made earlier…Here

 

Good luck sending your Care Package, it will be the most well received gift in the post. After all, just receiving a gift in the post is exceptional enough especially a surprise!

 

About the Author: Sarah Willmott, Owner of Feel Better Box

 

When Sarah is not sending Get Well Soon Care Packages as her day job – she’s running around after her two preschoolers, a husband and trying not to eat too many cakes. She enjoys drinking red wine and reading a great suspense novels, but most of all – she’s pretty chuffed she has created a business she loves and knows you’ll love it too.

 

 

 

Comments (1)

  • Susan Minich

    August 9, 2017 at 10:31 pm

    it was my favorite part of college when my mom would send them! Dorm life is rough!

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