Before diving into Foodie Pen Pal fun I have to wish my sister Heather a BIG Happy Birthday!!! She is off gallivanting in Europe right now and I am super jealous but she still deserves birthday wishes. She is the best big sister a girl could have and I am really lucky to have her as mine.
I took a brief break from Foodie Pen Pals last month to move but I am SO excited to be back in the game this month! Lindsay does such an amazing job with this one-of-a-kind pen pal service. I sent my box to Brooke. You can check out what I sent HERE. I got an awesome box from Racheal of Running With Racheal.
First, how sweet is this note?
AND here are the awesome treats I got:
Everything looks SO good but I was particularly excited to see this:
Whenever I have made it to a Trader Joe’s I could NEVER find the cookie butter everyone raved about. I was SO SO SO excited to see that Racheal sent it to me. And it’s absolutely delicious. Thanks Racheal for sending me some amazing treats!
Interested in becoming a Foodie Pen Pal? Let Lindsay know before the 5th of the month! Here is a more detailed description:
-On the 5th of the month, you will receive your penpal pairing via email. It will be your responsibility to contact your penpal and get their mailing address and any other information you might need like allergies or dietary restrictions.
-You will have until the 15th of the month to put your box of goodies in the mail. On the last day of the month, you will post about the goodies you received from your penpal!
-The boxes are to be filled with fun foodie things, local food items or even homemade treats! The spending limit is $15. The box must also include something written. This can be anything from a note explaining what’s in the box, to a fun recipe…use your imagination!
-You are responsible for figuring out the best way to ship your items depending on their size and how fragile they are. (Don’t forget about flat rate boxes!)
-Foodie Penpals is open to blog readers as well as bloggers. If you’re a reader and you get paired with a blogger, you can choose to write a short guest post for your penpal to post on their blog about what you received. If two readers are paired together, neither needs to worry about writing a post for that month.
– Foodie Penpals is open to US, Canadian residents & UK residents. Please note, Canadian Residents will be paired with other Canadians only. We’ve determined things might get too slow and backed up if we’re trying to send foods through customs across the border from US to Canada and vice versa. So, I’m going to keep two separate lists and match US w/ US and Canada w/ Canada!