This was my second month of Foodie Penpals and I got a great box from April. I apologize in advance for the iPhone photos.
April sent me a sweet card, sometimes I think this is the best part of the boxes
She also included little notes with each item. The first is Muscadine Jelly, a deep south staple, which is great with peanuts butter
Dried peaches, I actually am not a huge fan of dried fruit, but I love these! A great low cal sweet snack.
Well, I finally tried a nut butter, and I am a fan, and I loved the honey peanut butter. Hint: it goes great with the jelly.
I haven’t used these yet, but I certainly plan on using them for easter. How cute are they?
Veggie Chips, holy delicious, I loved these.
Last but not least caramel popcorn. We actually got this in our Citrus Lime box a few months ago and Nick ate it. My turn for a serving. I haven’t eaten it yet, but I bet it will be delicious.
Thanks again April, I loved the box!
If you want to join Foodie Penpals, I have included all the information below. Remember you don’t need to have a blog to participate!
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 Penpals 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. So, I’m going to keep two separate lists and match US w/ US and Canada w/ Canada!
If you’re interested in participating for April, please CLICK HERE to fill out the participation form and read the terms and conditions.
You must submit your information by April 4th as pairings will be emailed on April 5th!
***PLEASE NOTE: if you send an email, you WILL GET A RESPONSE within 48 hours. If you don”t….please re-send your email or contact Lindsay via Twitter (@LeanGrnBeanBlog). Last month we had a few emails get lost as spam so we’re trying to avoid that!