If you give someone a handwritten letter as a gift, it will be appreciated more than a store-bought gift would be. In addition, a letter will be read more than once and cherished for years to come. If you would like to write a handwritten letter to someone special but you aren’t sure how to begin, here are a few ideas to help you get started.
Several years ago, we started sending care packages to U.S. military service men and women — usually to soldiers we didn’t know, and one year to our nephew who was serving in Iraq at the time. As a result what we’ve learned firsthand, we have compiled a great collection of ideas to help others make one-of-a-kind care packages for U.S. troops serving overseas. These are our best tips.