Eat Drink & Be Mary: Snail Mail + Chocolate. The perfect gift.

2.04.2014

Snail Mail + Chocolate. The perfect gift.

Here recently my love for handwritten letters has rekindled.  There's something about them that just warms my heart.  Whether it's the personal touches, or knowing that someone is thinking of you and took the time to show you they care, I'm not sure.  Possibly all of the above. I also, LOVE, getting stuff in the mail.  My heart jumps for joy when I realized I have received a letter in the mail.  Not to be confused with the bills I have started getting already.

Being in a long distance relationship my love for letters has grown tremendously.  An extra, "I'm thinking of you", and my heart swells.  So needless to say, I plan on sending more snail mail these days.  And what better way to start out than picking out some beyond adorable stationary?  Here are some of my personal favorites, and I'm finding it very difficult to pick just one to order.  Which is your favorite?



Signature Chevron Thank You Note Cards // Thank You Notes & Envelopes // 3.5x5 Flat Cards
Thank You Notes from Designs by Nicolina -- I am constantly finding myself needing to write a thank you to someone in my life.

Always Remember I Love You - pack of 6 stationary
"Always Remeber I Love You" by Forever Written  -- The perfect stationary to send any loved one.

I LOVE YOU is an Understatement Rustic Kraft Wedding Card // Greeting Card //  Valentine's Day Card // Valentine // Stationery // Stationary
"I Love You is an Understatment" by Paperlaced -- Valentines Day card?

And you know I couldn't have at least one monogrammed option...
personalized stationery set note cards - your NAME your INITIAL MONOGRAM - set of 8 - personalized stationary folded - choose color

Don't have a significant other to send any and all of these letters to?  No worries.  Today is Thank a Mail Man day, and what better way to thank the man or woman that delivers your mail day in and day out, come rain or shine, with a personal note--on the perfect stationary, of course--and a chocolate treat.  How can you go wrong with chocolate?


White Chocolate Dipped Pretzels. 

Only three ingredients.  Possibly as simple as it gets.  And if that's not convincing enough, it's a easy way to bring a smile to someone's face, and thank them for all they do.  And a note and you're good to go. :)


You need: pretzel rods, melted white chocolate (my personal preference is candiquik).
Sprinkles optional, but the perfect way to add a festive look.


 Melt chocolate in a microwavable bowl in 15 second intervals until melted, stirring occasionally.
Dip 3/4 of the pretzel in the chocolate.  Lay on wax paper, to harden.
*Add sprinkles immediately, before chocolate hardens.


Other great treats to give your significant other, mail man, neighbor perfect for any Valentines day occasion, or "just because"?

Oreo balls -- drizzle melted white chocolate with pink food coloring over top.

M&M blondies -- use pink, red, and white m&ms to make this treat extra festive.
  


Thanks for stopping by :) 
 I love reading each and everyone of your comments.

Do you still like snail mail?  Which of the stationeries are your favorite?
Have you made white chocolate dipped pretzels before?  


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11 comments:

  1. Yum! I love snail mail - I just organized a Valentine's swap on an online parenting forum I frequent :)

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  2. Love the cheers glass and those pretzels look yummy!

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  3. The Love is an Understatement is really cute. I love getting snail mail, it's always unexpected and fun to receive.

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  4. This is a great idea! There's so many variations of dipped pretzels you can make! Yours is nice and festive!

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  5. Awe I miss snail mail. I used to have all sorts of pen pals! Now I just get lots and lots of bills and the occasional happy piece of mail. #grownups #lame.

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  6. Receiving care packages are my absolute favorite, and I've really grown fond of writing handwritten notes! You're really making me crave chocolate covered pretzels right now! Definitely a cute and easy treat!

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  7. Obsessed with all of this stationary!! Nothing better than a personalized note :)

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  8. Your post brought back such sweet memories! My hubby and I started out in a long distance relationship...and here we are almost 16 years later....Sometimes nay sayers have negative thoughts about distance causing issues, but I always felt that distance can help communication and really give a good foundation to a long term love:-)

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  9. Yummmmmm! That looks like the perfect snack! Thanks for linking up at the "Get Your DIY On" link up party! Don't forget to come back on March 2nd with your trash to treasure projects! :)

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  10. Thank you for linking this up at our All Things Valentines Link Up! We're kicking off the All Things Spring Link Up on Feb 28th. I hope you'll stop by and link up again! Blessings!

    (This is the short link should you want to stop by the All Things Spring Link Up when it goes live --> http://wp.me/p4fdY3-dA )

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