About care packages
Unique, Personalized Care Packages from Minnesota
Glorious Hugs helps you design a personalized care package based on original art and we ship it in our colorful distinctive box. Each care package is a new experience of discussion starters. Design yours by first clicking on "Start with Art" to select the art piece then a form will pop up with personalization options. We include commissioned poetry relating to the art and discussion questions on the art, poetry and memories. Write a heartful message for the card you select and we handwrite it on the card.
The prices listed under "Start with Art" are the prices of the entire care package with USPS Priority shipping. Each care package contains:
- The Glorious Hugs box which the care package ships in
- Your selected piece of art
- Your selected card and message (shown below in order): "Hugging", "Encircling the Light," "Joy," "Connected" or "Love and Mom Hugs."
- Two commissioned, light poems by Phyllis Ballata of White Bear Lake, Minnesota. See a poetry sample and her biography under the Artists tab.
- Your choice of cookies:
- Two individually-wrapped, delicious chocolate chip oatmeal gluten-free cookies from Prairie Kitchens of Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Learn more at http://prairiekitchen.com/
- Three double chocolate cookies from Grandma's Bakery in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.
- An envelope of Native Seeds for pollination from Prairie Restorations Inc of Scandia, Minnesota to support our bee and butterfly populations
- Engaging questions about the art, poetry and memories
- A stamped postcard for the recipient to mail to someone else
- Two commissioned coloring pages by Ted Field of Mahtomedi, Minnesota, featuring our superheroes Willow and her dog Max volunteering to save the world
- A package of 12 Sargent colored pencils
- Organic essential oils product samples from Wyndmere Naturals of Minnetonka, Minnesota: either Lavender Garden soap or Aches and Pains soap along with Unscented Cream. Learn more at www.wyndmerenaturals.com.
- A warm welcome letter describing Glorious Hugs and the care package contents
- Optional small fun toys
After you select the piece of art to send under Start with Art, a form pops up for you to personalize the care package:
1. Select your card and write your special message
2. Select your cookies
3. Choose any of the following optional complimentary add-ons:
- Two Blowpop lollipops
- Blowing Bubbles
- A small toy harmonica or kazoo
Most orders are delivered in 1-2 days.