Lovely Letters Snail Mail Exchange

I recently participated in the April Lovely Letter Snail Mail Exchange. My partner, Barb, and I sent each other colourful themed goodies! She’s a fellow Canadian and it was so nice to receive some mail from the great white north! The mail came quick! I was surprised since Canada post usually takes forever. She’s still waiting on my package, which will be there soon – hopefully! I really hope she likes what I sent!

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Okay, so a bit about the parcel. Woohoo!! Yay, mail! When I saw it I knew by the size of it that it was a “Lovely Letter”. Most of my other mail is relatively small in size.

Mail tragedy: When I turned it over I realized that there was a rip 😦 Nooooo, mail carriers, please care for our mail like you would a small child! Am I the only one who gets sad when something like this happens? When I opened it I saw bubble wrap – amen to that – secured with some fun washi tape. I love surprises!!!

There is one thing I saw as soon as I opened the envelope. Yummy yummy chocolate! SMARTIES! I have never ever seen smarties in Korea, so this was very special! It was a chocolate egg with colourful smarties inside, but sadly I couldn’t get a pic since I scarfed it down as soon as I saw it. A bit of it melted, but thankfully the other goods weren’t affected. And on to the other gifts….

Look at how this lady spoiled me! Amazing stuff!! Along with the chocolate, a set of colourful hilighters, a wonderful memo book (that I will definitely put to good use at my new job), three pretty note cards, organic earl grey tea (can’t wait to try it while writing some cards) and a beautiful “Birthday Rafiki” friend chain! What I loved most about the chain is that it can be a necklace, bracelet, anklet or headband…. and the chain supports education in Free the Children communities. Barb’s purchase has provided children with tools that empower them to lead happy lives. 🙂 Thank you, Barb! Such a thoughtful snail mail pal and person!

        

I’ll be sending Barb a thank you note soon. Be sure to check out her blog! Oooh and take a look at Lovely Letters, too!

Happy mailing, everyone!! 🙂

Lovely Letters Snail Mail Exchange
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5 comments

  1. It’s so frustrating when mail gets beat up like that. I will have to start packaging my mail the same way so even if it does rip nothing will come out! Such a colorful package, though, I love it!

  2. Love the package!! 🙂 I always feel like my partners spoil me! I keep trying to up my game every month, and they still outdo me. haha I’m so glad everything was secure in bubble wrap. It would have been so sad if something went missing.

  3. Stephanie, I am tickled pink that you scarfed down the Smarties right away! I wasn’t sure if you would have access to them or not while in Korea. It was so fun putting this package together for you. I too was completely surprised that it reached you so quickly; thank goodness for the bubble wrap though! 🙂

  4. Such a shame the package was damaged! I’ve stopped using regular paper envelopes to send anything that isn’t flat, it just ends up getting torn:( I did score some tear-resistant envelopes at the dollar store though! Score!! Love all the bright colours, and I’m surprised there are no smarties in Korea!! What else can’t you get there that you miss?

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