DIY Cold and Flu Care Package

DIY Cold and Flu Care Package



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Who isn’t sick right now?

Good heavens, there is something going around and it’s brutal. It’s taking us all down one-by-one.

I have a friend who was fine one day and then didn’t move from her bed for three days. It’s coughing, fever, stuffy nose, cloudy head, the whole shebang.

This situation called for a care package.

I went to good ol’ Target and loaded up on all the things that are essential when you are sick:

  • Chicken noodle soup
  • Vitamin C
  • Zinc
  • Coconut water
  • Tea
  • Cozy mug
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Tissues

Of course, you can go all out and add in a blanket, cough drops, ibuprofen, chapstick, a good book, a movie, fuzzy socks, magazines or anything else you love to have nearby when you’re feeling under the weather. No matter what you choose, it’s the sentiment that matters.

Stay well, friends!

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Tips on supplies:

The little bin, the filler, Airborne and the hand sanitizer was found in the deal bins right when you walk inside Target. The travel section is perfect for additional items like tissues. I made a stop at Michael’s and happened upon the chalkboard stakes in the dollar bins. God bless dollar bins. It worked like a charm.


In 3 Minutes: Everything About Cold & Flu Season

In 3 Minutes: Everything About Cold & Flu Season

cold and flu season in three minutes


“Put a coat on or you’ll catch cold.” 

“You can’t go outside with wet hair, you’ll get sick.” 

Are these old sayings true?

How can sickness have a season?

With all of us trying to dodge getting a cold or the flu (we’re borderline successful so far – it’s iffy, though), we do everything we can do avoid it. What are we actually trying to avoid?

Watch the video and you’ll learn more about getting a cold or the flu in three minutes than you will in a college course.

Okay, maybe a bit dramatic but there is a lot of great information.

5 Quick and Easy Cold and Flu Remedies

5 Quick and Easy Cold and Flu Remedies

I feel like death and I want it over as quickly and painlessly as possible. I’ve been searching Pinterest for a quick/DIY way to make a cure in a cup. I found 5 examples and one involves ice cream.  How great is that?! Click the image for more information.

I don’t have the energy to go on and on so I’ll just give you what I found and hope that we all will be healthy sooner than later.

1. Orange Lime Ginger Blast

orange lime ginger blast | be mindful be human

Orange Lime Ginger Blast by Be Mindful Be Human
Click Image for Recipe

2. Influenza Sorbet

influenza sorbet by jenis splendid ice cream

Influenza Sorbet by Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

You can even make her ice cream at home by clicking HERE.

3. Apple Cider Vinegar Brew


Apple Cider Vinegar Brew by Fit Sugar

This drink can be used for so many different purposes but it’s got everything you need to kick that cold or rid yourself of the nasty flu. Recipe here.

4. Honey, Ginger, Lemon Concoction


Home Cold & Flu Remedy by Scoochmaroo via Instructables

Click image or here for instructions


5. Nature’s Flu Shot


Natures Flu Shots via True Health and Healing

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