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February 28, 2013


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Flippity heck Helen! I make Anzac biscuits for my sister in Singapore... Its the thought that really tickles her - I have been known to add a school package of bbq shapes etc. That collection for her is wonderful. She will relish it all!

Christine M

I'm sure your daughter will love getting her parcel. When I had 12 months o/s back in 88/89 my mum sent me a Christmas parcel. The main request was vegemite! If I remember right, the postage cost about 3 or 4 times the vegemite! There was nothing better than dipping your finger in the vegemite when feeling homesick!

Deb Sheffield

What a great mom! :-)

Cathy Purdon

Thats crazy... Im heading to London in July Helen if you would like another package taken over. I could post it for you from London...offers there. xx


My friend Clare her daughter is currently teaching in London. It was Jen's birthday yesterday so her mum sent her a care package, no birthday present just tim tams etc etc and yes her postage was a similar price twice the price of its contents


You are a good mother!
Cute sewing kit and supplies.

jo in tas

No wonder you were Barnardos Mother of the week!


I feel your pain with the postage Helen.....I have sent a few care packages to my son and his GF in London - they were missing some goodies from home..most expensive Frruchocs in history!!! LOL. But it was totally worth it. Of course when I visited them I had to take a suitcase full (well almost) of thei favourite things.


extreme postage costs but what a wonderful package! Congratulations too! xoxo

May Britt

A great package to send her, and I guess you was doing a happy dance when she asked for a sewingkit. Always so fun to make something for the kids when they are asking for it :)

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