Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Joanne in London


To everything (Turn! Turn! Turn!) there is a season (Turn! Turn! Turn!)… I have The Byrds stuck in my head!


There’s definitely a season for everything and currently mine involves a lack of inspiration to write. My poor penpals are not getting replies very quickly. Meanwhile, my wife is a writing machine! She’s cranking out letters and getting them sent off… I think she’s nearly caught up with her reply pile!


I need to go muster up some new inspiration to get back in the groove of writing… but before I do, I want to share this Quirky Penpal Ad with you.










If you’re feeling inspired to write to Joanne, you can send her an email.


What are some tips you can offer for those of us who are in a writing slump? New stationery? Different writing atmosphere?


I’m thinking I will go pick a random member from the League of Extraordinary Penpals database and write a postcard and send it off. Maybe it will be the little nudge I need to give myself a jumpstart back into writing letters again!

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Morgan in Canada


Today’s Quirky Penpal Ad is a bit mysterious as it arrived to us from Canada with just a .22 stamp. (I wonder if there was another stamp that fell off during its travels?) Also, we know Morgan is from somewhere in Canada, but since there is no postmark and no return address, we cannot tell you where in Canada she lives.








Morgan’s an artist who has some super cute doodles and excellent taste in food! (Popcorn is my also my favorite food!)


Want to help Morgan fulfill her letter writing goal? You can send her an email ( and connect… perfect timing to write an intro letter this weekend!



My name is Julie and I'm 36.
I'm French Canadian and fell
in love with an American,
so I'm now living in Vermont
with my wife.

I write letters, I love stationery and I have a handwriting fetish. I often eat sushi, still feel like I'm 16 and only wear skirts & dresses (with colorful tights when it's cold).

I'm happier with a mind full of ideas, a mailbox full of letters from my penpals, a shop full of stationery, a house full of pens and a day full of hugs.

Read my Top 10 Quirks here.

This is me with my wife,
Denise. We met through the
League of Extraordinary
Penpals and are living
happily ever after in the
Stationery Kingdom.

Denise blogs here too and is
the one in charge of the
social media: Facebook,
Twitter and Pinterest.

She's 40 years old,
from South Dakota,
and in love with me, washi
tape & imperial rolls.

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