A friend actually posted this on her Facebook page so I’m not too sure where she got this from, but wanted to share these great ideas to do a care package to send to your deployed soldier. Besides, the names are too cute 😛
Surviving the Sandstorm – eye wash, nasal spray, chap stick, bandana, goggles, sun glasses, eye drops, contact lens solution.
Laundry Load – laundry soap, fabric softener sheets, clean sheets, clean socks, clean undershirts & underwear, Febreeze.
Lotta Java – tea, cocoa, coffee singles, creamer, sugar, International Coffee tins, cookies, chocolates.
A Day at the Beach! – sunscreen, beach towel, beach snacks, flip flops (shower shoes), aloe vera gel, sunglasses, sand toys.
Medicine Cabinet – aspirin, Band-Aids, Strepsils, Neosporin, A&D ointment, cold medicine, Alka-Seltzer, Rolaids, vitamins, etc.
MRE/Mess Hall Survival Kit – restaurant size condiment packs of: bbq sauce, mustard, ketchup, mayo, relish, salt, pepper, taco sauce, ranch, cheese dip, etc.
Correspondence Carton – notebook paper, stationery, pens, pencils, stickers, envelopes, address book (filled in already), disposable camera.
Action Heroes – Power bars, squirt guns, Red Bull drinks, small Army figurines, comic books, Gatorade.
Bathroom in a Box – toilet paper, razor refills, foot powder, soap, washcloth, towel, shower shoes, shampoo/conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrush, aftershave.
Ruck Sack Snack Pack – packed full of his/her favorite snacks. Doritos, M&Ms, nuts, chips, crackers, jelly beans, beef jerky, gum, etc.
Breakfast on the GO – multigrain bars, instant oatmeal cups, small boxes of cereal, pop tarts, donuts, muffins, cocoa, tea, tang, coffee, etc.
I’m Nuts About You – peanuts, cashews, pistachios, peanut butter cookies, nutter butters, peanut lover’s chex mix etc. Anything with nuts it in.
Chili Today, Hot Tamale – Hot Tamales candy, small cans of chilli, red pepper flakes, spicy sunflower seeds, Cajun flavored Pringles, Spicy Chex mix, red hots, peppered beef jerky, Extreme Doritos, nacho cheese, Jalapeno Ritz, Tums and Rolaids.
This little piggy went to the sandbox – foot care kit, foot powder, boot inserts, foot lotion, foot file, clean socks, toe nail clippers, scrub brush, odor eater balls, foot soaks, and large Ziploc bags for foot soaking.