January Foodie Penpal Reveal

The Lean Green Bean

I know some of you are scratching your head wondering what is this Foodie Penpal thing?  It is simple, it’s just like a regular penpal, but instead of writing letters back in forth, you send a care package type box of your favorite food for your foodie pal to enjoy and try.  It is an awesome program that I came across over at The Lean Green Bean.  I filled out the form and anxiously awaited the day when I got my email containing the name of my foodie pal.

This month, I was blessed with being able to share my foodie package with Amanda Garrett.  From the first email I received, I could tell she was a caring, sweet, awesome person.  We exchanged several emails throughout the month updating each other on how things were going and letting each other know that we were very excited to send out our packages to each other.

Now for the Reveal:


Here’s what she sent me:


1. Skinny Cow divine filled Chocolates

2. Zone Perfect Greek Yogurt Raspberry Bar

3. Land O Lakes Cocoa- Arctic White & Caramel flavors

4. Justin’s All Natural Almond Butter

5. Fiber One 90 calorie Cinnamon Coffee Cake & Lemon Bar

6. Gnu Foods Fiber Love Soft Baked Fiber Bar

7. Yogi Green Tea & Vanilla Spice Perfect Energy Teas

8. Twinings Chai Tea

9. Traditional Medicinals Nighty Night Caffeine Free Herbal Tea

Thank You so much Amanda Garrett.  I can’t wait to try each and every thing that you sent me!

Want to participate in next month’s Foodie Penpals? Here’s some more info:

-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. 

-Foodie Penpals is open to blog readers as well as bloggers.  -Foodie Penplas is open to US, Canadian & European residents.  

Please note, Canadian Residents will be paired with other Canadians only. Same with Europeans.  

If you’re from the US or Canada and are in participating for February, please CLICK HERE to fill out the participation form and read the terms and conditions. 

You must submit your information by February 4th as pairings will be emailed on February 5th!


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