Last week, I took the kids on a day trip to see some friends that we haven’t seen in a while. It was so nice to see them again, and I wanted to send their kids a fun little something in the mail for afterwards.
So … jumbo straws!
I first used jumbo straws for bubble tea in China over a decade ago, but they’ve since become pretty popular over here, too.
Who doesn’t love these things? You can find them at dollar stores and grocery stores. Use them for drinks, smoothies, milkshakes, bubble tea (obviously), crafts, cat toys (yes, I speak from experience), and a lot more! If using them for beverages, they do require a tad more suction than smaller straws, but it shouldn’t be a problem for anyone over the age of three or four.
And believe it or not, I didn’t even have to wrap them or box them in order to mail them. I added address labels and stamps, taped down both ends, and put it in the mailbox.
It’s amazing what you can send through the US postal service. They are pretty generous in what they will accept.
What cool thing are you thinking about mailing?