It’ll has been a few months since many of us have been able to meet our loved ones. While we anticipate the next time we will be able to bond over a face to face meal, a great way to make anyone’s day would be by sending over a care package, and we have a list of wonderful ideas for you.
Care Packages to Send to Others in Singapore
Here’s a list of brands, many of which are local, where you can get a gift for a surprise delivery!
Nothing like a good cup of cold brew to wake up and start the morning – even more so if it’s delivered to your door. Parallel Coffee not only tastes delicious but also makes it extremely easy to gift these bottles of coffee to friends (or get some for yourself). Choose from black, white or oat coffee with island-wide delivery, all at a reasonable price. You even have the option to include a personalised note which is sure to add that extra special touch!
Pastries and Cakes
A cake is so versatile that it can be consumed at any time of the day! Leclair’s “Miss you” box of eight eclairs is a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach. Choose from exquisite flavours such as Tahitian Vanilla And Pecans, Kaya Pandan, Lychee White Peach as well as Lavender Milk Chocolate.
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If the person you are thinking of loves flowers, there are lots of flower delivery services that can help you send a care package in Singapore. One such (not entirely expected) place is Gardens By The Bay, which is offering free delivery with a minimum purchase of $5. There are some unique succulents and they also have orchids and a beautiful red pot of Kalanchoe blossfeldiana. For more florists, check out this story here.
Zoom Call Kit
With all the zoom calls that take place regularly, slow Wi-Fi and an uncomfortable seating position is a sure way to ruin anyone’s mood. Sadly there isn’t a zoom kit that is already pre-packaged, but here are some items you can use to DIY your own.
Wifi Range Extender, to help prevent the frame freezing in weird positions mid-conversation.
Memory Foam Pillow, to make back-to-back Zoom calls more comfortable.
Motivational Water Bottle, because hydration and encouragement are equally important!
Lap Desk, for days where the bed is just too comfortable to get out of.
Local band Soami started as the founder’s answer to finding “a more tangible way to store the important heart words in a visible place”. Soami offers high-quality stainless steel jewellery that is customisable and ready for gifting. There you can find designs that are both masculine and feminine, as well as classy couple-jewellery. Add a meaningful quote or phrase of your choice to be engraved as a reminder and encouragement to the person you are gifting this to. Check it out here.
We got a taste of the different chocolate origins from around the world on our last trip to Lemuel. Lemuel makes single-origin bean to bar chocolates and now they are having a mega chocolate kit that is sure to delight any chocolate lover. In each box, you can find hot chocolate granules, cacao tea, brownies, cookie, muffins, a single-origin bar as well as a chocolate lolly!
Papercrane Designs started selling with beautiful watercolour-style postcards and stationery. It has since expanded into collaborations with many other local artists such as Henndrawn and Nodspark. She has a collection of inspirational postcards with gentle yet empowering quotes such as “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”. which are perfect as a reminder for yourself or anyone who could use a kind word in this trying time. (P.s: everyone could!). Check it out here.
Cold Processed Beer Soap
Enjoy the creamy lather found on top of your beer in the shower too! Local brand Mynakedbar makes handmade zero waste cold process soap. These soaps are made with all-natural ingredients and also come unscented which is especially beneficial to individuals with skin concerns such as sensitive skin or eczema. A unique soap bar to try is their Stout Beer soap with Cocoa, and Lavender Patchouli Essential oil blend. Amino acids from the beer hops soothe inflammation and soften the skin, while the brewer’s yeast boasts antibacterial properties that potentially helps to fight acne. Check it out here.
Skin Care Package
Handmade Heroes’ “‘I’m thinking of you’ care package” is exactly what its name suggests. Shipping free and will come with free courier shipping and personalised box, and a card.
This is a wonderful gift for anyone who could use some extra TLC and has some of Handmade Hero’s top products such as their Extra Salty Himalayan Salt Scrub, Cocolicious Luscious Lip Scrub and Cocoa Friggin Fantastic Lip Balm in Moroccan Mint. Find out more here.
After a long hard day at work, it’s always a treat to be able to unwind with a delicious cocktail of choice. Jigger & Pony is in collaboration with Humpback and selling their cocktails in bottles as well as pouches. They offer island-wide delivery for as low as $8! It’s a fantastic care package gift to send to someone and perhaps get another for yourself too!
A personal self-care routine that I’ve been incorporating after unwinding from work includes lighting a candle and relaxing with a face mask (it’s highly recommended.) Sally’s Room has a selection of soy wax candles which is much better for the environment as well as lower production of soot. We’re loving their sake scent which is a blend of white tea and peach. Their gift set allows you to choose three different scents for the person you are caring for to enjoy. Get more details here.
We love our bubble tea and unfortunately, while it’s easy to make bubble tea on our own, it might not be the most convenient to try to send a homemade bubble tea care package. Thankfully, LiHo is selling DIY Bubble Tea Kit which makes 15 to 20 cups! Choose from either the milk tea or black tea oat latte which comes with the topping of LiHo’s signature Golden Pearls. Get the details here. There are a variety of other bubble tea brands still available for delivery too.
Show you care! Send a care package today!
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