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Monday, December 28, 2015


Putting together a list of ideas on what to send to a soldier overseas.
Planning on sending a box for valentines day.

Shower to Shower body powder
Jelly beans
Rice Krispie treats
Altoids or mints
Beef jerky
Snack mixes
Sunflower seeds
Chewing gum
Long-distance phone cards
Little Debbie’s snacks
Ziploc bags (for keeping things airtight, watertight, and fresher)
Jaw breakers
Poker game
Playing cards
Music CDs
Toothbrushes & toothpaste
Inflatable pillow
Cookies or muffins in individual packages (Big bags often fill with dust if not eaten right away.)
Canned food items
Spices (crushed red pepper), salt, pepper
Smoked oysters and sardines
Squeeze butter
Pringles chips
Individually-wrapped licorice
Microwave popcorn
DVD movies
Ramen noodles
Macaroni & cheese
Disposable shower towels
 Cereal bars/granola bars
Microwave pasta that doesn’t need refrigeration 
Hot cocoa mix
Soup mix
M&M’s (plain or peanut)
Magazines (these don’t have to be brand new)
Koozies to keep water  bottles and cans cool
AA batteries
D size batteries
Air fresheners (…like stick-ups, F’breeze, Citrus Magic in the pure linen scent.)
Canned air to blow dust out of electronics
Stress relief squeeze balls
Sewing kit
Baby wipes
Board games
Shoe laces for gym shoes and boots
Brown t-shirts
Boot socks
Hand warmers
Inflatable seat cushions
Juice boxes and drink pouches
Ink pens
Notepads of paper
Word Puzzle books
Air activated heat wraps for sore muscles
Foot massager
Icy hot patches
Microwaveable plates, bowls, paper plates
Foot powder
  Paperback books
 Video games (Nintendo Wii, Playstation, Xbox)

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