Getting care packagesWhen I was younger and attending sleep-a-way camp, my mother used to send the best care packages. My friends and I would spend our downtime playing the games and eating the snacks she always included. Somehow my mom always managed to strike a balance between things that I coveted and things she thought I should have.
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Now that I'm in college, here is what would be in my dream care package - a gift bundle that I think a lot of young folks away from home would be happy to open.
- 100 Calorie Packs. A care package without sweets would be like college without the Freshman 15. I wish my mom would whip up some of Good Housekeeping's healthy cookie recipes and pack them in 100 calories or less bags. Then I wouldn't have to choose between my figure and my sweet tooth.
- Chain Restaurant Gift Cards. I've many fond memories of eating at T.G.I. Friday's and Applebee's on Friday and Saturday nights in high school. While I generally find it more