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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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1. Make them a snow globe!

You can customize it based on their interests, and anything homemade always makes for a thoughtful gift. Directions here!

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

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

7. Send them a placeholder of their favorite ornament.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/92779483/needle-felted-owl-ornament-knitting?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=ornament&ref=sr_gallery_10
https://www.etsy.com/listing/113891067/christmas-ornaments-nest-blue-robins?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=christmas%20ornament&ref=sr_gallery_7

Who doesn't want an ornament of an owl knitting?!

8. Add some cozy slippers!

https://www.etsy.com/listing/178945093/women-slippers-stone-beige-knit-slippers?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=slippers&ref=sr_gallery_20
https://www.etsy.com/listing/114907065/bunny-home-slipper?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=slippers&ref=sr_gallery_3

Extra credit for slippers fit for an elf or anything with ears.

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

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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!