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