Friday, November 7, 2014

Thanksgiving Care Package

I have a daughter serving a mission for our church. (What does a missionary do? click here) We wanted to send her a care package for Thanksgiving.  This would also be a great package to send a college student away from home.  My inspiration came from here.  


Include things for a Thanksgiving "feast".  Stuffing mix, Veggie Straws (for your vegetable), Craisins, mini graham cracker pie crusts and pudding mix (we included banana cream pudding- family favorite for this holiday and chocolate- you can never go wrong with chocolate), turkey gravy mix, instant potatoes, pumpkin muffin mix, "blessing snack mix" and turkey of course (well ours is a bobble head turkey).



Remove bags from their boxes and write the cooking directions on the outside.  This will save space when packing your box.

                             
A fun thing to do with your boxes is to decorate the inside flaps.  Just an extra surprise when they open it :)  My youngest provided the art for these flaps.  We also included a talk on gratitude, that you can find here.  A happy Thanksgiving when you are away from home and family.

2 comments:

  1. What a great care package. When I moved away from my parents they would send me care package and it was my favorite thing! I'll carry on that tradition when my little ones get big too!

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    1. My daughter loved getting this. A little bit of home!

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