Having had such good luck last month, I participated in Foodie Pen Pals again! I sent a package over to the lovely Joanna at the Midwestern Bite, but apparently did something wrong because her package hadn’t arrived! I’ll be sending her a re-do if it doesn’t arrive soon.
Nicky at Our Little Family Adventure sent me a package with all kinds of goodies!
The Valentine’s chocolates didn’t last long! I’d been awful sick on Valentine’s day, and none of my partners are really into it, so all i received was popsicles and ginger ale from Duncan. When i was able to eat ‘real’ food again, i totally went for the candy!
Duncan was very excited about the spaetzle, but we haven’t made it yet. I’m excited too. The pocky is a nice lunch treat, and i’m hoping to try the dried fruit in my lunches soon.
Thank you so much Nicky, this really was a wonderful box!!!
And now it’s time for some details about Foodie Penpals. In case you’re a new reader, here’s a reminder of what the program is all about:
-On the 5th of every 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 are 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 Penplas is open to US, Canadian & European residents. Please note, Canadian Residents will be paired with other Canadians only. Same with Europeans. 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.
If you’re from the US or Canada and are in participating for November, please CLICK HERE (www.theleangreenbean.com/foodie-penpals/) to fill out the participation form and read the terms and conditions.
You must submit your information by March 4th as pairings will be emailed on March 5th!