Friday, 31 August 2012

August 2012 foodie pen pals reveal

August 2012 foodie penpals reveal

This month I received a parcel from Nic Dempsey and sent a parcel to Paula.  I was delighted to receive my parcel as I knew she enjoyed parties having spoken to her after her weekend-long Birthday celebrations. So was very excited to find a pouch of peach bellini mix, which just required the addition of Prosecco!  One bottle later and a pleasant pre dinner cocktail was enjoyed by Tony and I on a rare child free night!!

Nic had included a jar of homemade gooseberry jam which was delicious on my breakfast crumpet the following morning and unbeknown to Nic as my gooseberries have been decimated by gooseberry sawfly this year, I managed to get a jar of one of my favourite jams and I'm not sharing!!

Nic also included a few snacks like rice crackers, strawberry soft liquorice (Tony loved this), some fruit tea - ginger and mandarin (very zingy) and to keep me busy with my 3year old son, 2 packets of seeds, the cress is currently sprouting on the windowsill and we will save the sunflowers till spring but looking forward to using them.

There was also a yummy looking card from Nic explaining why she had selected everything, in all a fun and still thoughtful mix of goodies.  Thanks.  xx

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