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Join date : 2008-08-14
Age : 32
Location : Ohio(just til the end of his deployment)

PostSubject: Themed Care Packages: N-Z   Wed Sep 10, 2008 6:13 pm

some more themed care package ideas.

Night at the Movies
- Inexpensive or pre-viewed DVD movies; stove top popcorn; individual size movie-candy packs; entertainment magazines (like Rolling Stone); add favorite movie quotes to a poster; take pics of kids/do DVD recording with star shape in background and with sunglasses


Nuts About You
- peanuts, cashews, pistachios, peanut butter cookies, any candy or cookies with nuts in them (baby ruth, snickers, almond joy, planters bars, peanut brittle, Peanut - Almond or Peanut Butter M&M's), Nutter Butter's, Peanut Lover's Chex mix, Fiddle Faddle with peanuts, carmel corn with nuts, peanut butter


Poker Party
- Poker chips and cards... for snacks, cheese and bbq pringles, sunflower seeds, tobacco flavored microwave popcorn (found at dollar store)... spray cheese/cracker, chips and dips, salsa, pretzels, shelled peanuts, dice, play money, dealer visors and a lucky rabbits foot and shot glasses, felt to play on, Crackers & Pub cheese or velveeta (no refrigerantor req'd kind), beef summer sausage, salami, or pepperoni, Gatorade or iced tea powder some kind of multicolor hard candies (in case they run out of chips, chocolate - Tasteations or Nips or equiv. for the summer, men's magazines, CDs/Music & batteries, cards, chips, dice , cigars/cigarellos - the real ones - recommend Black-n-Mild - they're pretty cheap, bubble gum cigars & candy cigarettes - for those that don't want the above, party-themed napkins/plates/décor


Pool/Sand Party
- beach ball, squirt guns, water balloons, koolaid and those little paper umbrellas, several different types of "water bombs" that you soak in water and toss around, footballs, volleyballs, sand toys, those velcro pads you wear on a hand & the balls that stick to them, bunch of beach towels, chap stick, bottles of aloe vera, hacky sacks, insect repellent, plastic baseball bat and ball sunflower seeds, buckets and shovels(to build sand castles), soft-sided cooler plastic Trucks to play in the sand with, kiddie blow up pool, ice tea, lemonade, sunglasses, sunscreen


Ruck Sack Snack Pack
- packed full of your loved one's favorite snacks….possibilities endless. Doritos, M&M's, nuts, chips, dips, crackers, jelly beans, beef jerky, gum, etc.


Staying Healthy
- nutrition/health bars (ex: Powerbar, Tigers Milk, Myoplex), vitamins, Nutri-grain bars, Gatorade or other sports drink(to stay hydrated),


Surviving the Sandstorms
- Eye wash, Nasal spray, Chapstick, Bandana, goggles/sun glasses, etc


Sweet Dreams package
- cookies, hot chocolate, tea, pillow, powdered milk, book, small reading light, marshmallows (for the choc), mug


Sweet Tooth
- Nerds, Gummy Bears, Laffy Taffy, Bubble Gum, Tootsie Rolls,
Lolli pops, (any candy that won't melt)

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game
- Cracker Jacks; Peanuts; Sports Illustrated Magazine and other sports magazines; sports highlights DVD's; gum with baseball cards, major league gum; Nerf Balls; beef jerky; favorite team pennants


Taste of the South
- Get one of those plastic 2qt jugs with the handles and the push button spout.. fill the inside of the jug with tea bags, sugars and sweet and lows and see about finding a restaurant that carries those little packets of real lemon...or even include a few real lemons??? Include a spoon and some cups...


Texas Misses Y' all (adjust for your own state)
- Buy a stack of Texas postcards, include pictures of favorite area spots; pralines or pecan cookies or muffins; Texas pens; Texas stationery; Longhorn stuff; anything useful with a Texas theme; hot sauce; BBQ sauce


To Be A Kid Again
- silly string, bubbles, small bouncy balls, hacky sacks, brain teaser toys (rubix cube, etc), deck of cards, dominoes, slinky, Frisbee's, Pez w/ dispenser, Nerf balls, sand box toys (pail, small shovel, etc),


Time Out to Draw
– drawing paper, pencils, erasers


Winter Wonderland
- hot cocoa mix; cider mix; winter cookies; have older kids/parents make and sign paper snowflakes and paste to construction paper; chapstick; hot/cold mugs (saw them for $1 at Walmart); marshmallows


You got the “write” stuff baby
- pens, pencils, markers, stationary, envelopes, your own letters of encouragement, phone card, blank greeting cards, post cards, hand made cards, gel pens, stickers, sheet of computer printed return labels


You Stink
- soap, deodorant, socks, laundry soap tablets, air fresheners, Foot powder, Odor eaters, baby powder, Fabreeze, baby wipes, new undies, tee shirts, whoopee cushion
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