If your boyfriend is feeling under the weather, treat him to a cute, homemade get well gift basket. Taking the time to make your own gift will show your significant other how much you care about his health and well-being. Surprise your boyfriend with nutrient-packed edible treats that will help his immune system fight against the illness while tempting his taste buds. Other gift ideas include items that will help your boyfriend pass the time while on the couch or bed.
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Things you need
- Wicker gift basket
- Decorative basket filler
- Food, such as fresh fruit and crackers
- Canning jar
- 1 1/2 tsp chicken bouillon granules
- 1 cup egg noodles
- 2 tbsp dried onion flakes
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- 1 bay leaf
- Slippers or socks
- Helium balloon with a "get well soon" message
- Curling balloon twine or ribbon
Fill the bottom of a wicker gift basket with decorative filler featuring your boyfriend's favourite colour, such as green paper shreds or blue tissue paper.
Place nutritious or comforting food items such as apples, oranges, a box of soda crackers, homemade heart-shaped sugar cookies, dried fruit, nuts, herbal tea and honey into the basket. Make a chicken soup-in-a-jar gift by layering 1 1/2 tsp of chicken bouillon granules, 1 cup of egg noodles, 2 tbsp of dried onion flakes, 1/4 tsp of garlic powder and 1 bay leaf in a canning jar. Arrange the basket so the tallest items are in the back and the shortest are in the front for a neat appearance.
Roll up the latest copy of one of your boyfriend's favourite magazines and place it into the basket. Tuck in a pair of warm, soft slippers or socks as well.
Attach curling balloon ribbon or twine to a helium balloon featuring a "get well soon" message. Tie the ribbon to the gift basket handle.
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