frontier chicken soup mixNothing helps heal the body and soul better than soup. Dry soup mixes and kitchen items make great gifts.

You can buy soup mixes from $4 to about $12 for gourmet blends. Our favorites are Frontier Soups which range in price from about $3.50 to $5 on Amazon. Place 3 or 4 packets in the basket and add a soup ladle($1) and soup bowls ($4) for 4 from Dollar Tree.

tortilla soupOr use a gourmet blend like Market Classics Spicy Tortilla from the World Market for under $10. Add a ladle, and bowls. Using either type of soup mix and kitchen items you have created a great gift basket for under $25.

The soups are delicious and easy to make, usually you just add water and meat if desired.

Here are some frugal ideas about what to use for your gift basket itself.

 

 

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Dollar Tree
Dollar Tree
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