Monthly Gifts

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Monthly Gifts are great for those who are away from home most of the year, like college students or someone who just moved to another city for a new job. This also makes great gift for the elderly or homebound.

What to Do

Each month send a care package. Creating a theme for each month makes it even more fun. Your package can contain baked goods, handy kitchen utensils or movies and popcorn. You can start anytime of the year and each month send something different to go with the theme for that month.

Theme Ideas for Monthly Gifts

  • Movie Night - Include a DVD, microwave popcorn and candy.
  • Survival Kit - Create a special package for an off to college freshman, new job, commuter, etc.
  • Brain Food - Special foods intended to enhance brain power and alertness for all that studying or late night meetings.
  • Home Helpers - Can be targeted for a specific room. Cleaning supplies, kitchen utensils.
  • S.W.A.K. - "Sealed With A Kiss." A gift package to show affection. Make it extra special with lip shaped cookies or flavored lip balm.
  • Get Well, Stay Well - A great homemade cookies every month. Guaranteed not to be re-gifted!
  • Baking Kit - Cooking utensils, oven mits, mixing bowls, baking pans, and a Jar Mixes, for example Brownie Mix.

More Monthly Gift Box Ideas

Creative Packaging Ideas for Monthly Gifts

There are many ways to make festive creative gift packages that are inexpensive or free. You can be eco-friendly and thrifty at the same time!

  • Let your children color a flattened paper bag. Use this cute wrapping paper to cover a coffee can, oatmeal box or shoebox.
  • Reuse cookie or popcorn tins. Use spray paint to cover the original design, then cover with cutout images from old calendars or magazines.
  • Cut up a cereal box and reshape it to make a new smaller box.
  • Make gift tags and cards from cereal boxes or old birthday or holiday cards.

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