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12 Holiday Care Package Ideas To Send Loved Ones Away From Home

Being away from home during the holidays stinks. Send your loved ones an adorable care package using Scotch® Heavy Duty Packaging Tape!

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2. Create a cute banner that they can hang in a doorway.

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If you aren't artistically inclined, you can use cookie cutters as stencils and buy some stickers and pom-poms to decorate with.

5. Send the dry ingredients of their favorite holiday cookies.

This way they won't miss out on your mom's incredible cookies! You can include the ingredients in a decorated mason jar.

6. Or your own delicious concoction of hot cocoa.

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Add interesting ingredients, like chili pepper or cardamom. And don't forget to send marshmallows!

9. And a variety of things they can spread on buttered toast!

Think jam, honey, lemon curd, apple butter — any tiny jar of goodness that can instantly create a delicious breakfast on a cold morning!

10. Create a custom Advent calendar in a jar.

You can write sweet memories you shared together, or just add reminders of all their misguided life choices — directions here!

11. Make them a funny-looking stuffed animal.

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Anything that'll put a smile on their face! Just stuff some socks and sew a funny face on it. You can also try a cuter version, like this one!

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