Friday, June 1, 2012

Nail Files & Foodie Pen Pals... OH MY!!

Hi Friends! Phew we made it to Friday!!! This week has gone by fast and slow at the same time... is that possible? My days were very full this week with fun things but that will come this weekend :) For now let's get to 2 very important things!

 I'm linking up with Vicki and Tara for The Nail Files! Now that I finally have my nights free I can paint my nails :) This week I wanted to do a lighter color and went through my stash of OPI to find Hearthrob! I love this pink because it's a lighter shade but with a coat of white underneath it makes the color pop!

If you love painting you nails make sure you link up and share what colors :)

Now, yesterday (Thursday) was crazy busy and I didn't get a chance to post about my foodie pen-pal box! But today is the day my friends and I'm excited to share! My box came from Robin in Texas! I've never been but I hear everything is bigger ;)

 When I opened my box I first saw these 2 lovely goodies... Ginger snaps and caramel w/ nuts... yumm!

 Then how could I miss these beautiful towels? I love bright colors, especially in kitchens. They will go perfectly in my new one!

 I think Robin has ESP because I JUST ran out of honey! 

 She also threw in a bunch of these sweet candies & mints. I love to have these with me in my car and purse for a quick sugar high. And the mint tube? It's eco friendly!


 Hehe I'm nuts for you Robin!

 I love Lara Bars but I haven't had these two flavors in awhile! I love that they are mini like me! 

I also received some awesome new tea's to try! I already broke into the Passion one and paired it with some lemonade. It's the bomb-diggity... seriously try it!

Thank you Robin for all the wonderful goodies!!

If you want to see what I sent to Maria click here :)

Now, here's the deets on this Foodie Pen Pal program!
-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!


  1. The Foodie Pen Pal sounds like fun!! I might have to join in sometime :)
    and I love that nail color!

  2. Found you via the nail files, and I can tell Im gonna LOVE you! so im gonna folow you! The Foddie Pen Pals thing sounds like FUN! Im from Charleston so I can definitely include TONS of goodies! :)

  3. your nails look so pretty! hope you have a great weekend!

  4. Your Welcome! I'm glad you like the snacks....and I love that nail color! I will have to check out {The Nail Files}


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