Hello, and TGIF!  You guys have NO idea how happy I am that this week is OVER.  I’m going to leave you guys with my November Foodie Penpal Reveal, then I am off to NYC for the weekend to visit one of my besties.  I’m super pumped to not sit at a computer at all, not even one time, the entire weekend.  YAY!

Foodie Penpal

Here’s how Foodie Penpals works, in case anyone is interested!

–> On the 5th of the 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 can choose 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 & UK residents.  Please note, Canadian Residents will be paired with other Canadians only.

If this sounds fun to you, just CLICK HERE and fill out the form to participate!  Remember anyone can participate whether you are a blogger or not, which is one of my favorite parts of this program. 

Foodie Penpals:  November Goodies

Jacquie from The Sweeter Side of Mommyhood had me this month, and she sent me the following things:

Biscuit Sticks
Pocky chocolate cream covered biscuit sticks to be exact.  I haven’t broken into these bad boys yet, but they are packed and ready to eat in case I need a snack on the drive to New York.

Foodie Penpal:  Pocky biscuit sticks

Fun Colored Pasta
In her card, Jacquie wrote “the pasta was just so beautifully colored… so why not?”  I agree!!  I can’t remember the last time I ate a non-wheat pasta, so I can’t wait to make something beautiful and delicious!

Foodie Penpal: Don Bruno pasta

Sea Snax
Not going to lie, this one I was very skeptical about.  A vegan seaweed snack?  I had one, and I still can’t decide how I feel about it.  The packaging says they are “strangely addictive,” which I think is the perfect description.  They definitely have a very strange taste.  But in a weirdly decent way?  I can’t decide yet.  I’m not ready to commit to them!

Foodie Penpal:  Sea Snax

GoGo Squeez Applesauce
I was pumped when I saw these!  I’ve wanted to try them for a while now because people rave about them.  Jacqui says they are her favorite healthy snack to grab when on the go.

Foodie Penpal:  GoGoSqueez Applesauce

…from a spaghetti squash!  And sprinkled with Italian herbs and salt.  I know I will like these too.  They are also packed for the road!

Foodie Penpal:  Seeds

Thank you, Jacqui, for the fun food this month!

Which of the items above would you want to try the most?

Alright, I’m off!  Have a great weekend, friends!