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Happy Mail ~ Unusual Items Sent in the Mail

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Happy Mail ~ Unusual Items Sent in the Mail
Swap Coordinator:julebear (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges  Miscellaneous 
Number of people in swap:8
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.80
Last day to signup/drop:January 20, 2013
Date items must be sent by:February 1, 2013
Number of swap partners:1

My daughter was talking the other day about some items she had heard about being sent thru the mail....like a ball and flip flop. They put a stamp in the item and mailed it. With this being Swap-bot, I thought this would be a cool swap and see what we find in our mailboxes. I'm making in US only due to cost. (and not sure if the items could even be send internationally)

Chose an item weighing less than 13 oz. Write a note on it. Put an address label on it, PLEASE include your swap-bot name and real name in the return address area. Take it to your post office and mail it off.

Check out these two sites for some inspiration: http://www.giverslog.com/?p=11453 (She sends Happy Mail, 13 oz. or less. Includes pictures of her sending different items)

http://juliedeneen.hubpages.com/hub/-Funny-Mail-Crazy-Ways-to-Send-Mail-to-Your-Friends# (more ideas on what to send)

Some of the ideas are a sponge, frisbee, box of candy, tins, bottles (with out liquid), chapstick. Hope you get the idea. Please post if you have any questions and I will find the answer, I hope.

Making the sign-up date soon, in case some would like to get their item mailed before the rate increase. If there is a good response, I will try the swap again.


kawaiiheaven4u 01/ 9/2013 #

is a cute idea but poor postman...they work so hard already especially the ones that walk door to door :( good thing they get paid ALOT!!! Happy Swapping woooooohoooooo!!! :) :) :)

wishes 01/13/2013 #

I've been sending mail like this for years with one friend of mine. He once sent me a pizza box with a photo of me on the front with a word bubble saying "please send to me, Jessica Welch, at this address: ...". The letter was written on the inside of the pizza box. My postman loved it, and all of the interesting items we exchanged. I think it is sometimes just as fun for them to see something other than bills and circulars! I've got a heavy schedule right now, but I am watching this, would love to join!!

julebear 01/14/2013 #

that's cool. i just sent something off to a friend today, can't wait to hear what she thinks. i hope more sign up than just three. may have to try it again later....

valreinking 01/30/2013 #

I got a ball...in the mail! Too cool! My 6 year old daughter was thrilled! So much fun! If you do this one again you can count me in.

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