Thursday, May 31, 2012

May Foodie Pen Pal Reveal

This month, I received a package from Katie at Sweetness Hunter
and I sent a box to Maria.

The package from Katie was festive from first glance...
I mentioned that we love to grill around here and Kathleen paid attention.  She sent a jar of Two Fat Guys Gourmet Barbecue Sauce.  Apparently, the Two Fat Guys on the jar live in Kathleen's neck of the woods.
Digging deeper, I found molds to make popsicles and a book 
full of yummy-looking recipes.  
The only problem here is deciding which ones to try first!
Kathleen also included three packets of Grill Mates marinades.
We tried the Hawaiian Luau one on our grilled chicken.  
Delicious!  I'd like to try it again on pork.
Thanks Katie!

And now it's time for some details about Foodie Penpals. 

-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 June, please CLICK HERE to fill out the participation form and read the terms and conditions.

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

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