Foodie Penpals: A box of nuttiness

For this month’s Foodie Penpals, I was paired with Amy from California who sent me a box full of nutty goodies.

Included in this month’s box were:

Now I will admit that in previous months, I haven’t always been that good about sharing the stuff I received via Foodie Penpals. But Miles asked to try the crackers this time, so I happily handed some over.

The response was a touch over-dramatic.

However, the nut butters were a big hit with him (and me). Miles has been giving me the hard press ever since to buy some more of the maple-flavored almond butter, in particular. I enjoyed everything Amy sent (including those crackers); thanks for the package!

Interested in participating in Foodie Penpals? Head past the jump for details.

Here’s a description from Lindsay, with links to sign up:

  • 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.
  • The pairing is not a swap: you will mail a box to one person, but receive a box from a different person.
  • 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, and US residents with other US residents only.

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

You must submit your information by Sept. 4th; pairings will be emailed on Sept. 5th!

*If you’re from somewhere besides the US, Canada or Europe and want to participate, send Lindsay an email and she’ll see if there’s enough interest this month!


  1. Tina says:

    What an awesome package you got, I love nuts/nutbutters, and especially Justin’s! I stock up on that when I go to the US.

  2. Yum!!!! Nut butters!!! And I think those crackers sound delicious! I love anything pumpkin!

  3. Farrah says:

    Any package that has Justin’s nut butter is bound to be great. I love the theme!

  4. Amanda says:

    That trail mix looks yummy!

  5. Jessie says:

    Love your little ones face, too cute! Enjoy <3

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