Care Packages 101:
Five Steps To Create An Awesome Care Package

by Heather Goffrier

It’s easy to get bogged down over creating care packages for your deployed sailor. Take a deep breath and remember: it doesn’t have to be complicated. They will love it no matter what! Check out this infographic for the basics– 5 super EASY steps and your care packages will be crossing the world to your loved one! Be sure to pin it for later (and follow me on Pinterest)!

CARE PACKAGES 101

 

 

Follow these 5 steps to create AWESOME care packages!

1 Select Theme: birthday, holiday, anniversary, congratulations

2- Choose Contents: candy, gift card, socks, hat, toiletries, nuts, chips, jerky, pictures, photobook, cookies, brownies, cake in jar… the options are endless! For more ideas, see Care Packages For Navy Sailors

3- Grab A Box: USPS flat rate (large has a discount to APO/FPO), small box, padded envelope, piñata, manila envelope…

4- Decorate & Fill: plain, wrapping paper, stickers, pictures, messages, tissue

5- Send It Off: Fill out customs form, seal package, and mail it!

xoxo,
Heather

What are your favorite things to put in your care packages? Let me know in the comments below!

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