I started with really small fleece mittens.
Added some felt scarves with winter themes for dress-up fun.
And tossed in a pile of microfiber bibs.
I think there were a few other items.....maybe some book covers or coin purses, but I didn't get photos of those. Sorry.
Since Rich wasn't home to add some tape, I put a few extra strips on for him. He loves to joke that he's the Fleur de Lis shipping and receiving man and knows his job better than I do. I tend to be conservative with the office supplies. But I was generous since this little box has to make it all the way to Australia, and I don't want anything spilling out!
Sending Jan-Maree an email about the box was the best part. Of course we haven't met in person, but we email often and read each other's blogs, so I feel like I sort of know her and send her short, silly emails about very little--you know, my usual. The box email was like that but with a tiny bit of seriousness and gratitude for her many charitable works. She shot back a thank you note in no time at all, which is typical Jan-Maree. She answers every comment and note right away, yet manages the Aussie Hero Quilts among other good works, including making many of the quilts that go to service men and women. I can't imagine the energy she has! I just hope that one little box finds its way to her and helps in little ways.
Who do you know that is an angel in disguise? How much energy do you think it takes to be such an angel?