5 Little Ways to Spice Up Your Care Package Game

Ah, Valentine’s. You’d be hard pressed to walk into any retail outlet in the February time frame without being bombarded with singing helium balloons and BOGO rose bouquets.

Which is all very well if you’re planning to spend this Sunday with your beau in tow, but if you’re separated this year, then I’m guessing all this pink-and-red, chocolate-covered sappiness is probably driving you insane.

The good news: there is an army of military spouses who can sympathize and we’re here to help (hello, Galentine’s Day!) Whether you’re LDR-ing like a pro, or your partner is deployed, there’s nothing like a secret, sexy care package around Valentine’s Day to brighten your partner’s day. Or any other day of the year, come to think of it! If you’re trying to bring something special to your partner’s V-Day, we’ve got just the ticket: 5 little ways to spice up your care package game.

1. Handmade sweetheart cards … with a twist.


Brit + Co’s cute little tutorial for simple, candy-themed  little note-cards is, without doubt, a fun way to occupy yourself on a snowy afternoon. Make a few, then add some sexy (or sweet!) little comments on the back, and seal them in envelopes with instructions to open at different moments, based on how they’re feeling. Spritz with your perfume for an added touch of “you!”