Well hello friends!!
I told you that I had an exciting post for you guys today. I participated in my first foodie penpal for August hosted by Lindsay over at The Lean Green Bean.
This month I was lucky enough to receive a box FULL of yummy goodies from the adorable Sarah. She sent me all kinds of things I had never tried before!
I have to say my favorite thing was the cinnamon raisin spread. YUM. Paired with an apple = perfect snack 🙂
Thank you Sarah for sending me such a fun box 🙂
I LOVE participating in this and can not wait to do it again next month. I had so much fun shopping for my foodie pen pal as well!
No idea what a foodie pen pal is?!
Here are all the details from Lindsay’s blog:
-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 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.
I hope that you will join in next month!!!
Have a fantastic Friday! See you guys soon.