Whether you are separated by state lines or live in the same city, sending a care package is a thoughtful way to let your family members and friends know you're thinking of them. Not only will they appreciate the gesture, but they'll also enjoy putting the assortment of goodies inside to good use, making it an especially good idea for anyone who is grappling with loneliness or feeling extra anxious while social distancing. From comforting foods and spa-like products to crafts and workbooks for managing stress, these unique care packages are guaranteed to deliver happiness in these uncertain times. And who doesn't love receiving a surprise in the mail?
For a gift that truly takes the cake, click on over to Goldbelly. The online marketplace offers regional delicacies, including treats from iconic bakeries allover the country, and ships them directly to doors nationwide. Choose from decadent desserts like Magnolia Bakery's World Famous Banana Pudding, Junior's Original Cheesecake, Kermit's Key West Key Lime Pie, Capannari Ice Cream, and much more.
Curated by a certified therapist, this self-care box consists of products that promote women’s mental health. Inside you'll find a workbook with exercises and science-based strategies for managing stress, increasing self-confidence, and boosting your mood. Each box also comes with a variety wellness goodies like luxury bath and body products, journals and pens, candles, and notes of kindness.
This is the perfect way to encourage wine nights from afar. The fun care package comes with a bottle of California rosé, a dark chocolate strawberry candy bar, champagne gummy bears, and a “Sip Sip Hooray” stemless wine glass. All you have to do is start a video chat and cheers!
Flowers are always nice, but why not send them a gift that grows? With this subscription, a potted plant will be delivered every month, bringing the benefits of nature indoors. Each "low-maintenance" plant comes with a one-pager on best care tips and members can also access online workshops and educational resources, making this the ideal gift for both beginners and veteran green thumbs.
Price: $35 per month, 3 month minimum
Whether they have a case of the sniffles or increased stress, this comforting care package will help soothe their symptoms and warm their heart. It consists of a soup of your choosing (vegan and gluten-free options available), bracci rolls, half dozen cookies, a keepsake ladle, and a personalized note card. Finish building your care package by adding thoughtful extras, such as a cold care kit, calming tea, a vintage hot water bottle, and a cozy blanket.
Price: Starting at $70
There's no better time get crafty indoors. This curated craft box has included everything from wood burning and engraving to wreath building and candle pouring. Each box includes all the tools, materials, accessories, and instructions needed to complete the project. Send one to a friend who is interested in learning a new skill or simply looking for ways to stay sane.
Canceled vacation? Send them on a dreamy staycation with this luxurious care package designed to help you unwind at home. It includes everything needed for a spa-like experience: TÖST's non-alcoholic sparkling tea, a shatterproof wine glass, a Zodax Love Love Sparkle candle, a natural sea sponge loofah, and an assortment of foaming bath tubes by Lucia.
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