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Box of Sunshine Care Package for my College Boy

My oldest is away at college for the first time.  I've been in denial for awhile but, I guess my baby is growing up.  I am way - way proud of him, too.  He may not remember this but when he was really little and a when he was a baby, I would sometimes sing, "You Are My Sunshine" to him as a lullaby.  He was always my "Sunshine" and his brother was my "Turtle Dove".  Anyway, when I saw all the ideas on Pinterest for sending a box of sunshine, I couldn't resist.  These are not new or original ideas, do a search and you will see lots of people have done something similar. 


First, I painted the inside of a box yellow.  I've never painted the inside of a box for a care package before and I just loved the way it turned out!  I may paint every box for now on.  I wrote out the words, "You Are My Sunshine" on the inside of the lid in white paint.  It was too hard to see so I went back over and added a black marker.


Next I collected a whole bu…