If you read here regularly, you know that I make it a goal to send a care package to the Man-Cub each month, and, each month has a different, seasonally appropriate, theme.
October is always my favorite month because the theme is so completely obvious, I mean, duh, Halloween, amiright?
I'm right. But, simply throwing together a Halloween themed box would be way too basic for my super-duper overachieving self (yes, I am That Mom), so while containing Halloween items, each October box has had a sub-theme. One year it was Zombie Apocalypse. Last year, when the Cub turned 21, the theme was Please Drink Responsibly, because, nothing is scarier than an intoxicated 21 year old on Halloween.
This year, the Cub's girlfriend is flying out to spend Halloween with him, so, the theme needed to revolve around fun things that the two of them can do together at home (Hawaii is still pretty locked down, as far as nightlife goes). So, what's in the box?
-Pumpkin Spice Pancake Mix and Maple Syrup, so they can make breakfast together.
-Monster Sugar Cookie Mix, so they can bake cookies together.
-Caramel, so they can dip apples together.
-Halloween shaped pasta, so they can cook dinner together.
-A Pumpkin Carving Kit, so they carve make a Jack-o-Lantern together.
-Ghost window coverings, so they can decorate for the Trick-or-Treaters, assuming they get any.
-DVDs, both a 4-movie set of classic horror movies and the 2 movie set of Steven King's It