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How To Send The Best Care Package Ever

Send a piece of home with these cheap-and-chic building blocks.

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1. Nestle in all your goodies with a cheerful scarf instead of wasting space with packing peanuts or bubble wrap.

Get it from Forever21 for $7.90.

2. Include something that will make the box smell like home, likes a state-centric candle.

Get it from BuzzFeed's Homesick Candles for $29.95.

3. Throw in some yummy lip balm because even the burliest dads swear by Burt's Bees.

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Get a two-pack from Amazon for $4.73.

4. Tuck in something cozy, like some chill pill socks, to remind them to take it easy.

Get them from BuzzFeed for $12.

5. Include some bandages, or go full throttle with a Hello Kitty first-aid kit that will make any scrape or fever feel better.

Get it from Amazon for $10.49.

6. Push some unconventional caffeine delivery in the form of chocolate-covered espresso beans.

Get them from Amazon for $12.26. (Or pick up these bad boys at your local Trader Joe's if you're lucky enough to live near one.)

7. Add some mini versions of their favorite condiment, like these Sriracha packets, so they can always have their favorite sauce in their bag.

Get a 50-pack from Amazon for $11.99.

8. Ditch the microwave popcorn packets for popcorn seasoning that will make plain kernels taste gourmet.

Get the set from Amazon for $15.95.

9. Include some chamomile tea packets for soothing self care.

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Get a 20-count box from Amazon for $2.32.

10. Make the most of space by packing tea packets into a geeky mug they'll want to Instagram.

Get it from ModCloth for $21.99.

11. Slide in a slim sheet mask with a fun theme that'll inevitably end up on their Instagram feed.

Get it from Forever21 for $5.

P.S. Here are some more of our favorite inexpensive sheet masks.

12. Fill dead space with trail mix packs for staving off hanger.

Get the box from Amazon for $6.14.

13. Throw in some good chocolate bars that they wouldn't buy for themselves. (These are like if Pop Rocks and Hershey's had a delightful baby.)

Get a three-pack from Amazon for $20.97.

14. And toss in a pack of toothbrushes because they're easy to forget during shopping errands and they're going to need to brush away all that sugar you just sent.

Get the four-pack from Amazon for $3.30.

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