Shape Up and Ship Out

The best way to pack and ship your holiday packages.

There are still 15 days till Christmas, but only five left to ship your gifts so they arrive by Dec. 25, says the U.S. Post Office. (Packages shipped domestically via parcel post must be in the mail by Dec. 15.) In December of 2001, Maureen Sullivan shopped for the best packing materials to ensure that your presents arrive in one piece.