Thursday, September 21, 2006

Wow! College is crazy. Food's definitely on my mind, but posting isn't. Sorry, gentle readers! I'll try to make it up to you.

OK, first of all: I joined the Blogging By Mail craziness that just recently ended. How fun! It was my first food blogging event, but hopefully it won't be my last. I sent off a package to a certain food blogger in Singapore. It hasn't arrived yet, but I remain hopeful. I still haven't gotten a package yet; I'm so impatient! I can't wait to receive it!

I learned from first-hand experience that shipping to Singapore is really, really expensive. I had an awesome four-pound package all ready to be shipped out two weeks ago; unfortunately, the tiny box would have cost me almost $40 to ship. So not affordable! I had to trim down the package to its bare minimum--how sad! Two pounds lighter, the package cost half as much.

I won't reveal all the goodies inside; I want it to remain a surprise. That said, I'll mention my favorite treat from the pack: a chocolate Moonpie! I was so excited to send that.

OK, here's another thing: cotton candy. Mm, mm. If that isn't typical southern fair food, I don't know what is! Speaking of fairs, our state fair is coming up soon. I'm hoping to get some fun pictures from that--deep-friend Oreos, anyone?

I packed the package up really nicely. I used paper ribbon and magazine ads and lots of fun stuff. I took some pictures of the first four-pound package. It's a nice spread. And even though my perfectly cropped and resized photos are in the My Documents folder at this very moment, I'm resisting the urge to post.

For now.

1 comment:

:: Lavender cupcaker :: said...

Yes. You did a wonderful job in writing those snippets of papers with your lovely handwriting on them describing each and every little detail why you send them..

It's so sweet of you. I spent about $55 inclusive of the postage and goodies too just sending my parcel but I guess it's once a yr affair so worth the money. Further more, the other person can enjoy goodies too.

God bless you at school! Wish I could visit your state fair..sounds so cool. Quite similar to our night market? Which we call them "pasam malam". It's a malay word. :)