Saturday, June 30, 2012

June Foodie Pen Pal Reveal

Here we are at the last day of June.  That means it's Foodie Pen Pal reveal day.

This month my box came from Kim at Wonderings of a Twentysomething.

Kim was a great Foodie Pen Pal!  Her box arrived with a lovely hand written note.  I must say that I would just love to meet Kim in person.  I'm so glad we met through the blogger connection.  

She sent this sauce called tomato & chiles.  According to the label it can be used on pasta or on beef or on chicken... the list goes on!  I haven't used it yet.  The problem is that is sounds delicious and I'm hesitant to try it out on the wrong thing!  I have to think about it a little longer.  I'll be sure to post a picture before I eat whatever I'm going to use it for.

Other goodies included Justin's nut butters. (How did she know I would love this? Awesome!)
And these organic fruit strips. (Imagine a healthy fruit roll up)

I appreciated the healthy snacks.  
So did my kids- I didn't even get a bite of this Chocolate Oat Bar.

Katie & Mandy liked these gummies so much that we had to buy more when we went to the Whole Food Co-op.

Would you like a Foodie Pen Pal?

Here are the details:
-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 Jult 4th as pairings will be emailed on July 5th!

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