Pen Pal Exchange | with the “DARRling” Kendra

A while back, I signed up to participate in the FRIENDS FOREVER – a Pen Pal Exchange hosted by Fancy Little Things. In the busyness of life, I kinda forgot about it until I received an email with my friend’s contact information. Her name is Kendra and she is amazing, seriously smart, crafty, and uber-talented. Pretty much the bee’s knees. The girl’s an electrical engineer too. Ummm, yeah, I know how to change a lightbulb. Does that count?!?!

When Kendra is not busy being amazing as an engineer, she (along with her husband) is remodeling her home, entertaining two dogs, and keeps the creative side of her brain operating with her *BLOG* and Etsy shop called Simply DARRling. I’m tellin’ ya, the girl is Super Woman.

I have to admit and tell a little secret on us both: I sent an email to Kendra last week apologizing a million-gazillion times because I mailed her gift later than anticipated. She replied saying she was late getting to the post office too. I think we’re meant to be together.

Kendra is extremely crafty and thoughtful. She “stalked” my blog (her own admission, not mine!!!) and sent me a package full of my favorite items. She made this coffee cup coozie (sold in her Etsy shop) and sent me several hair elastic bands, a set of measuring spoons in a very cool turquoise color, and Sharpie pens and markers. The girl knows about my love for writing utensils and need to contain this curly mess (called hair) on my head. =)

Please visit Kendra’s blog and say hello. I know she’d appreciate the love.

Happy Monday and send something to somebody via snail mail …. I promise you’ll make their day and put a smile on their face.

By |2012-09-24T09:13:43+00:00September 24th, 2012|Blog, Uncategorized|7 Comments

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  1. Kristin September 24, 2012 at 5:36 pm - Reply

    Love this! Your package for Kendra was totally awesome, you two did such a great job! Thank you for being a part of the swap and for making it rock~ hope to talk to you again soon =D
    Kristin 🙂

    • Nicole September 25, 2012 at 6:03 am - Reply

      Thanks, Kristin …. this was lots of fun even though I was so rushed and didn’t get to “personalize” her gift as much as I had hoped. Blessings and hugs to you. =)


  2. Aimee Steckowski September 24, 2012 at 10:00 pm - Reply

    how so so sweet is THAT!!! love it. thanks so much for being a part of our swap!! we hope to have 1 again soon!

    • Nicole September 25, 2012 at 6:03 am - Reply

      Thanks Aimee, always enjoy your sweet words. =)


  3. Margaret September 26, 2012 at 3:07 pm - Reply

    so much fun! Love the colorful coozie–Didn’t know grown up pen pal services existed! Did you send her a lightbulb? 😉

    • Nicole September 26, 2012 at 3:26 pm - Reply

      No, Margaret, I did not send her a lightbulb … although that would have been hilarious and something only someone as smart as YOU would have thought of. HEHEHE I hope your day is as wonderful as you are … miss you, Friend. =)

  4. Mia @ The Chronicles of Chaos September 27, 2012 at 9:36 pm - Reply

    Visiting from the Pen Pal Exchange link up! Love the coozie you got, super cute! 🙂 Swaps are the best! 🙂

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