Category Archives: Fun in My Mailbox!

A Warm P. O. Box Indeed…and We Have a Winner!

You may recall that I recently got my very own P.O. box.  I’m certain you’ll recall this if you have read this blog more than once because I kept bringing it up.  Why? Because I wanted you all to help make my … Continue reading

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Write Me Request + Stationery Give Away!

I recently obtained a post office box.  I’m not entirely sure why, but it seems to make Save Snail Mail more official,  the other cool kids have one, and I don’t have to post my physical address on the interwebs.  … Continue reading

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Send your Pictures by Post

You know that awesome picture you snapped on your camera phone of your friends dressed as zombies? Yes, that one. Wouldn’t it be fun to share it with them through the mail? Well, touchnote.com does just that for you.  From … Continue reading

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Scottish Thistle Postcard

I’ve had some good mail days recently: I wanted to share this particularly lovely postcard sent to me by my friend Laura: It was an old, used postcard with a postmark from 1912.  Laura wrote a new note around the old … Continue reading

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Six Months of Good Mail Days

Today is my 6 month blogging anniversary! It’s been so much fun sharing my love of snail mail with you.  In January, I began this blog with my birthday request for friends and family to send me letters.  I have had … Continue reading

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Florentine Fun in My Mailbox!

My friend Allison lived in France for the past year (and was the inspiration for a trip to visit her in April).  She and I exchanged letters while she was there and she just sent me her last installment from Strasbourg … Continue reading

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A missive from Alison in Boston…

My friend Alison has been my one stalwart pen pal for the last 8 years…since I moved from Boston to North Carolina. Her letters come a few times a year, sometimes more, but they’re always a force to be reckoned with. Continue reading

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A pile of snail mail…

 Here’s a shot of all the snail mail I’ve received since my birthday request: I’ve been keeping it in the antique toast caddy I received as a Christmas present. Here’s the caddy in all its glory: Look at its sweet little feet. … Continue reading

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Letters from near and far

Here’s some recent fun I found in my mailbox: I received a letter from a town a half an hour away, one from Minnesota, one from Alabama, and one from France. (Thanks to Pam, Mary, Carrie, and Allison!) My friend … Continue reading

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Write me back!

I remember that when I was a kid all of my notes (whether passed in the hall or mailed to pen pals far away) ended with the earnest request, “Write me back.” And the ones I received said the same. … Continue reading

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