foodie pen pal revealed!!

remember last month when i did the foodie pen pal for the first time?? that post here.. ohh and i can't wait to make the breakfast that foodie pen pal sent me.. stay tuned for that post!! now on to this months foodie pen pal..let me tell you this woman knows me.. she gets me.. she knows what makes me tick!! she got me chocolate!! and pasta!! and almonds!! and pepper!!.. she didn't even know almonds are my new obsession i keep a bag of them at home and at the office.. pop my hand in and grab a few.. appetite curbed for a few hours... i am so loving almonds!!! i also love pepper.. i even keep a little bag in my purse which has crushed red pepper just in case the restaurant i am at doesn't have it.. i loveeeeee pepper.. he he

check out all the goodies i got in the mail!!!  my foodie pen pal's blog is here...

that's chocolate pasta in there folks!!

the almonds were slightly sweet and ohh so good.. they lasted about ohhh 15 minutes before being inhaled!! (thanks to shelby apparently they are her favorite too he he)

chocolate fettucine.. no other words are needed..but of course i need to talk about it.. umm cause it's chocolate!!! i am going to make them with a sweet cream sauce flavored with a hint of orange..

look at all the lovely pepper!! yummy!

ok i made these the other night that recipe will be this week.. i made spicy cajun bbq shrimp and served it over the pasta.. it was devine!!

i loved all my goodies!!! thank you so much!!!
if you want to see what i sent my foodie pen pal you can check out her blog here..

The Lean Green Bean

Here’s a detailed explanation of the program:
-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. 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. So, I’m going to keep two separate lists and match US w/ US and Canada w/ Canada!
***If you’re in the UK, please contact Carol Anne from This Is Rock Salt at to get involved!

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

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


  1. i am SO glad you liked it!!!! :) How was the chocolate pasta, btw?

  2. yayay thank you.. i actually updated the post because for some reason all the things i had posted hadn't come through so you might want to refresh your browser ha ha.. dorky me.. i haven't made it yes i am doing that this week but the red pepper pasta was delish i made spicy cajun shrimp.. yummmm and my pepper is now in my pepper grinder.. thanks again!!!


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