Restrictions on Greeting Cards for Inmates
Posted 2/2/2015 by Mark Miclette
Understanding what jails mean by “plain” cards and why they require them helps ensure your inmate’s holiday or greeting cards arrive on time.
The facility’s website might have a vague statement about only sending “plain” cards, or there might be n...
Inmate Care Packages and How They Work
Posted 1/30/2015 by Mark Miclette
If your inmate is incarcerated in a jail that offers a care package program, you can have some fun surprising your inmate from time to time with a box full of things that you’ve personally selected for him or her.
Inmate care package...
Inmate Mail: How to Get an Envelope or Post Card Pre-Metered
Posted 1/16/2015 by Mark Miclette
If the facility that your inmate is in will only accept pre-metered mail, it is important to know how to get that done. Sticking a regular stamp on it and sending it will only get it sent back or discarded. Your inmate will never see it. You have sev...
How to Send a Book to an Inmate
Posted 1/12/2015 by Mark Miclette
Almost all jails and prisons require that books be sent to inmates directly from the publisher or a reputable online vendor, such as Amazon.com or BarnesandNoble.com. This requirement actually makes it simpler for you because you can compare prices e...
Five Fun Photo Ideas to Send Pictures to Your Inmate
Posted 12/20/2014 by Mark Miclette
Face it. You can only send so many selfies, family group shots or photos of the dog on the couch to your inmate before it becomes boring for both of you. Try these ideas to spice up the fun!
Have a party for the inmate
Gather friends and family...
Consequences of Contraband Mail
Posted 12/18/2014 by Mark Miclette
At some point you might be tempted to mail contraband to your inmate. After all, how much trouble will it really cause, right? The answer is, plenty. The consequences of being caught mailing contraband to an inmate or an inmate receiving it can be se...
Fun Ideas to Mail to Your Inmate
Posted 12/3/2014 by Mark Miclette
Mail is a great way to communicate with your inmate. In addition to serious letters, here are some fun ways to amuse each other through the mail. These can be done on postcards or letters.
Each of you make a list of your favorite five th...
Fun Ideas for Inmate Mail
Posted 10/31/2014 by Mark Miclette
Writing to your inmate is an invaluable way to communicate. You’ll have your share of serious life issues letters, but here are some fun ways to entertain each other through letters. These can be done on postcards, too.
Top 5 + 5 = 10
Each of y...