It’s my favorite day of the month 🙂 Foodie Penpals reveal day!!
- Homemade Kombucha- delicious!
- Homemade Energy Bars- perfect snack!
- Homemade Savory Seed & Nut Mix- for topping soups and salads
- Apple Butter- Delicious on toast
- Bread- From her favorite bakery…inhaled it!
- Single Serving Chia Seed Packets- perfect for my purse
- Justin’s Nut Butter & PB cups- my fav 🙂
- Trader Joe’s Green Tea Mints- awesome since I gave up gum!
- Fun Foodie Magazines- LOVE foodie mags 🙂
-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! You will receive a confirmation email from me within 24 hours if you sign up. IF YOU DON’T GET ONE, send me an email!
*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!
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[email protected] Fit Blog says
All those goodies and CDs?! Win!
P.s. I loveeeee Boston too! Spent two weeks there a few years ago and loved every minute of it.
it’s such a fun city!!
Tania F. Walsh says
Great pack.. I love the idea of the music CD:) Gives me ideas. This was my first foodie penpal exchange, and I loved it. Thanks for the great concept.
awesome! glad to hear you enjoyed it!
Karen G says
Well isn’t that CD idea just brilliant?? I love it! I may have to “borrow” it one month or two in the future. How creative! I agree, the ginger-peach combination is quite delightful. Kudos on another great month! 🙂
definitely a good idea to borrow!
My goodness! What a unique and delicious package! I have never heard of single serve chia seed packets!
they’re so convenient when you’re on the go!
ginger peach, that sounds so summer and delish! the cd’s idea is making us all look bad, haha. I love it though!!! So thoughtful
i know! she really outdid herself!
Christine @ Love, Life, Surf says
Ginger peach granola sounds delicious!! What a great package. I had so much fun participating this month. Thanks Lindsay for coordinating all of this!
yay! so glad you enjoyed it!
Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table says
CDs are such a fun idea!!! I can’t wait for life to calm down so I can jump back in this July with some Argentinean treats. 🙂
lucky for whoever you get!!
Eating as a Path to Yoga says
Looks like you got some great stuff! Thanks for coordinating all of this month after month! It’s so fun!! XOXO
Love the CDs!
DANG this is so cool.
Sarah @ The Smart Kitchen says
Homemade kombucha!!! Everything sounds delicious. And you KNOW how much I love Justin. *swoon*
she sent you homemdae kombucha?? I am so so jealous. thats awesome! And yes, ginger peach healthy bites are calling your name.
sarah @ sarah learns says
so cute! i love that she sent you so many homemade snacks and the cd’s! what a fun idea! 🙂
thanks for all of your hard work with fpp, my dear!
Aparna B. @ Not A Leaf says
OMG. What a great package! that’s such a great idea to make a mixed CD! I need to remember that for the next package I send out 🙂 I’m bummed I won’t have time to participate in June 🙁 but I can’t wait for July!! Thx for keeping this thing going, girl! I love it 🙂
we will miss you!!
Sarah K. @ The Pajama Chef says
yum! i love ginger peach together, i’ll have to do some experimentation. and the mix cds…so fun!
Natalie @ FreshLifeFindings says
I love this idea of Foodie Pen Pals! I joined today and am so excited to be apart 🙂 Thanks for creating this program!
natalie @ southern fit foodie says
The CD idea is great! I may have to include that in another box. Thanks again for putting all this together, Lindsay! You’re the best!
Calee (@chimes) says
Holy crap look at that! You got an awesome box. I’m kind of disappointed with mine this month (I got BEANS.), but she sent me some interesting spices, so that’s fun.
Lena (@LenaOnTheBeach) says
I’m so happy you liked everything! Yes — the ginger peach granola recipe is coming. Soon, I promise.
The CDs were a random stroke of genius when I came across a pile of old CD-Rs while I cleaning and packing — and it definitely helps that we like so much of the same music. In fact – those are 2 of the most played songs from my 16+ hour drive! 🙂
haha they were so good. i love them!
Angie @ Big Bear's Wife says
Thank you for putting together this awesome Foodie Pen Pal Club. I love it!
AH, that’s so cool that you got mix CD’s!! Thanks again for all of the work that you do to put this fun exchange together! 🙂
I think it’s so cool that your package has such a personal flair with all the homemade food and the CDs! Also adore that she included foodie magazines. You really lucked out!
Yum! I have been wanting to try Kombucha!!
Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic says
Yay Lena! Awesome package 🙂
Talia @ Bite Size Wellness says
The CD idea is so so thoughtful! I love that. And ginger + peaches sounds amazing. I might need to bake some and swap out my normal cinnamon sprinkle. Love FPP!
Kammie @ Sensual Appeal says
Love these! Such a lovely package, so many delicious things! I love that kitchen jams cd, such a creative idea 🙂
Noelle at Noelle's Notebook says
Wow! Ginger Peach?! That sounds wicked good! Sounds like you had as good of a package as I did! I’m so glad I discovered this program! Great idea, Lindsay! Thank you!
Linz @ Itz Linz says
homemade goodies are the best!! your box was awesome!!
Amanda @ Diary of a Semi-Health Nut says
Wow sending a CD is super creative!
Thanks for hosting Lindsay! I had a fun first month! 🙂
awesome!!! glad to hear it!
kristy @ gastronomical sovereignty says
foodie magazines and cds?? i love it! and how great of her to include so many gorgeous home made items! she obviously cared 🙂
This looks like so much. Can’t wait to join in.
Bailey @ Onederland or Bust! says
This was my first month doing the Foodie Penpal and I really enjoyed it! Thank you for taking so much time and organizing this every month! 🙂
I need to start making stuff to send!
Such a great idea! I just joined, looking forward to getting started on this for next month!
Leonor @FoodFaithFitness says
I can’t believe how many people participate! This looks like fun!
i know!! it’s getting crazy big 🙂
I would LOVE to take part but I am based in the UK, please let me know if Foodie Penpals branch out to Europe 🙂
there is a european branch!
Heather @ Better With Veggies says
Wow – you really got an amazing box! Although I think you have to step up your game when you send a box you YOU – you are the FPP queen, after all! 🙂
Matt @ The Athlete's Plate says
Awesome goodies! Jealous of the home brewed kombucha 😉
looks like you hit the jack pot with your penpal loot! Justins makes the best nut butters 🙂
Wow, you definitely scored with all of those goodies! I’m especially curious about the kombucha… I’ve yet to try any kind as I’m not a huge sweet tea person. I think I may just have to bite the bullet!
Lindsay @ Lindsay's List says
You like country music?!?!!? We can be friends.
duh. it’s my fav 🙂
Brittany @ Delights and Delectables says
How fun!! As soon as I get a not so crazy month, I so wanna join you all!
yes! we’d love to have you!
[email protected] says
Wow, what a fantastic box! I think I’d be feeling the pressure to get matched with you. I’m kind of sad this month – my penpal didn’t seem to blog about her box. She did send me a sweet thank you email, so there’s that.
Thanks again as always for all the work you put into Foodie Pen Pals. So fun.
[email protected] says
OK, I need to retract my last comment. I’m just impatient and my Pen Pal did post about her box. And, she even liked what I sent – yay!
Thanks for all your hard work organizing this Lindsay! I love that you got some fun homemade gifts too.
MCM Mama says
What a great package!
I love this exchange! Thanks so much for running it!
Michelle (Better with Berries) says
That CD is such a cute idea!
i know!!!! i loved it!
[email protected] says
Hi! Just finding this foodie pen pals – what a fun idea! I signed up & am excited to join! Thanks for your effort, I am enjoying your blog. You seem to be good at web design/tech stuff. I am impressed, I am new to blogging and learning but realying on what’s there for me, cannot write html code!
Diana @ VeggieNextDoor says
WOW! What a fantastic above-and-beyond awesome package! The CDs are SUCH a thoughtful extra. That Edible Boston magazine looks beautiful. It reminded me that we have an Edible Chicago publication too that I love, but it can only be found at very few shops in the city – I need to go on a treasure hunt to get myself a copy!
Just found out about this & had to sign up right away! This is SO cool! I can’t wait to start!!!!