Know someone feeling under the weather or just having a rough go of it this season? Put together a Feel Better Basket.
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We’ve been fighting the grunge this month, from shingles to cold and flu to raging female hormones. So, it’s with great anticipation of gifting it to myself, that I put together this gift basket.
Not only does the Feel Better Basket contain practical things like a cozy blanket, kleenex, and vitamin C, it also provides a few extra touches to help the heart and mind feel better, too, like a good book, a fun pen, and a cute journal.
You can control the budget on this according to the size and quality of the items. The blanket cost me $5 at Walmart. It is amazingly cozy. I found the journal on Amazon. The book is an old favorite, but you can find good books ranging from $5 to 10 new or even less at a used bookstore.
Obviously, customize the basket contents to suit the personality and the needs of the person you’re gifting it to.
You’ll need the following supplies:
- cozy blanket
- a good book or two (or splurge on an e-reader)
- candle and holder
- pen and journal
- other helpful items: favorite beverages, a citrus pomander, a funny movie, a premade meal or snack
Depending on the items you choose, you can create a fun basket starting at $10. Assemble all the items in a fun basket to give to a friend. If you can, spend time visiting when you deliver it. That will be icing on the cake.