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Snail Mail - Penpals?

Dec 29, 2016 4:27 PM

Hello everyone. I hope you had a lovely Christmas. Are you ready for 2017? Heck - I have enough of a hard time just remembering to type the new year. It seems it should still be 2015 yet here we are sliding into 2017 for all its worth!

I really enjoyed exchanging Christmas Cards with some of you. It really is a joy to get something other than bills and junk mail in the regular mail, isn't it?

A few have expressed a desire to exchange home addresses in order to have Penpals all through the year.

If any are interested in doing that I would gladly get a new list of addresses together.

Here is what I need from you.

1) if you participated in the Christmas card exchange and want to.do this as well please let me know. Otherwise I won't give your addresses out again without your permission.

2) for those wanting to participate please do not post your address here on the boards. Instead send it to me via a private message. To do that simply click on my name. That takes you to my profile page. You will see a button under my profile picture that says something like "send private message". Click that and a page should open to type your message into. I will need your real name (the name you want the letters addressed to on the envelopes) your mailing address and if once I collect all the addresses of those wanting to participate and if you want that list e-mailed to you I will need your e-mail address.

Because we have "family" from all over the world that are members here it may be that some letters cost more to mail than others. If you only want to exchange letters with those in your area such as England or USA etc. that's OK too. We all understand the necessity of staying in a budget. :)

When you get the list you can choose if you want to just pick a few to be Penpals with or if you want to write all etc. Its whatever you feel you can do.

Ok. I think I rambled enough. Lol. Once more though let me express how important it is to not post your personal information here for all to see - it's safer to use the private message feature.

Love,
Melanie

Dec 30, 2016 1:26 PM

Bringing back up to the top. Will collect addresses until mid January - I should be home then and can get on my own computer. :)

If anyone is interested in also doing a secret sister let me know. Those wanting to participate in that I can get you a special name too. For three months those doing secret sisters can send cards and such to their secret sister (or brother). For example you may see a picture you think your secret sister might like - you can send it in with your next letter to your sister. Or perhaps you have colored a picture or found a word search etc. Nothing tjats going to cost you anything but something to help cheer your "sister" up.

Just a thought - if anyone wants to do the secret sister thing too make sure you include that in your private message to me.

Let the 2017 fun begin. ;)

Of course if this sounds crazy just pretend I wasn't here. ;)

Jan 08, 2017 5:52 PM

I would like to do pen pal

Jan 08, 2017 6:23 PM

Lea80
Just send me a private message with your name and address on it. :) to send a private message Just click on my name and then under my profile is a bar that says send private message.. Click on that to send me a message.

Jan 09, 2017 10:00 AM

Secret sister...interesting. ..ok...what is it...lol

Jan 09, 2017 10:57 AM

Julie -
No one really expressed interest in secret sis so I am going to get the pen pal addresses out today then once I get home.. (around the 23rd) I will post details about secret sisters. :)

Are you going to join us in the Penpals?

Jan 09, 2017 11:07 AM

Yes ma'am I would love to!!!

Jan 09, 2017 1:46 PM

Me too. :) let's see how pen pals goes.

Feb 25, 2017 8:09 AM

I'm interested in being a penpal to a few people!!! Please message me!!! Thanks!!!

Feb 25, 2017 2:35 PM

Hi guys I'm really sorry but I'm really late in sending my letters out.....partly because I'm struggling to go into my post office and partly because I've had bits I needed to deal with. Hopefully I'll have them sent by the end of next week xx

Feb 25, 2017 4:34 PM

TJMarie.. Send me your info in a private message and I will get you added. It won't be until after Tuesday. Am struggling with recuperating from surgery. Thank you.

Feb 25, 2017 4:35 PM

Sezzy -
I am late as well. :( but should get mine out next week. Sorry everyone.

Mar 24, 2017 6:47 PM

Hey everyone im sorry i havent sent out my letters yet. Health issues with my parents and myself have taken up A LOT of my time. Plus home repairs. But I have received your letters and I'm in the process of writing my return letters. I hope to have them out in the mail by the end of next week. Please don't think I'm ignoring you!!!! Well that's all for now. Pizza guy is here lol. TTFN

Mar 24, 2017 7:20 PM

Mimikay thank you for setting up email pen pal as well. 😊 that was very sweet of you and very helpful.

Mar 24, 2017 7:29 PM

Pizza!! Pass some my way. :)

Mar 24, 2017 7:30 PM

Am so glad it worked out Westerngirl. :)

Mar 24, 2017 7:37 PM

Mimikay can i still Join the pen pal thing please?

Mar 24, 2017 9:35 PM

Sure paperheartz. You need to send me a private message with your name and mailing address on it.. I will get it added to.the list and let the others know plus send you the complete list. May take me a couple of days so.please be patient with me..

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