Foodie Pen Pal

I had a beautiful lazy day yesterday.  Pippi and I slept in, well after she was fed at 5:00 am, Pippi does not quite understand sleeping in yet.  I read, watched tv, all in all a wonderful day.

I also ate chocolate that was sent to me by my wonderful foodie pen pal!!  She blogs over at Cupcakes and Race Dates!!

I also had some crab flavored chips.  And lets just say I was not so sure about these, but they were pretty good.  I am glad she sent them, because I have never heard of such a thing.  She also sent me a recipe for shrimp that I hope to make soon!

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 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. 

If you’re interested in participating for July, please CLICK HERE to fill out the participation form and read the terms and conditions.

You must submit your information by July 4th as pairings will be emailed on July 5th!

*If you’re from somewhere besides the US, Canada or Europe and want to participate, send me an email and I’ll see if we get enough interest this month!

4 thoughts on “Foodie Pen Pal

  1. Your kitty is so freaking cute!🙂 Does your cat eat all her food at once? We just leave out enough for a day and she grazes so there aren’t any early morning wakeups!

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