This is my first shadowbox-scrapbook combo. My son Josh was awarded the Silver Army R.O.T.C Medal. Since he is going into the Marine Corps (only Army ROTC at his college) he can't wear it. I put this together for him to hang on his dorm room wall.
Care Package Ideas: what ever you do don't send detergent pods for laundry. When my son was in Afghanistan it was on the list to send to them so I did. He said they was a big mess because they melt really easy.
The Happy Jar. A homemade jar of individual sentiments on paper designed to cheer up a faraway loved one. Could make one up for a child who is a hesitant sleepaway camper or first time college student. This is from Our Army Life (according to the wife!): Valentine's Sneak Peek