Astro Ice Cream

Astronaut Ice Cream

For the past four weeks, I have had the joy of receiving the LWA RSVP Space themed mailings as curated by the truly awesome Donovan. In one of the mailings, I was dared to either eat or slap on a label and mail some astronaut ice cream. It was very tempting to try it myself (I’ve…

Pony Express

Celebrating the Pony Express

Today marks the 155th anniversary of the Pony Express, which was pivotal in increasing the speed of mail delivery in the U.S. I think it must have been an exciting time in which to send mail, as you could not only send/ receive mail within 14 days, but there certainly was an added element of…

Christmas baubles

Christmas Mail 2014

Inspired by Julie’s post on Christmas Mail, I decided to share the cards I received to celebrate the holidays last year (it’s funny to say that when it was only about a week or so ago). Sending and receiving Christmas (or holiday) cards is one of my favorite things about the holiday season and I…

Halloween envelope 2

Sending Scares Through the Mail

October is here! It’s one of my favorite months because the leaves are changing color, there is a wonderful chill in the air, and it finishes with Halloween. I can’t remember the last time I dressed up for Halloween and so far I don’t have any costume plans for this year yet. But I am…

Mr. Zip

Exploring the National Postal Museum

Over Labor Day weekend, I travelled to D.C. to visit family. Among a yoga class, a boat trip to Mount Vernon, and an elevator ride to the tope of the Washington Monument, I finally managed to enter to the hallowed walls of the National Postal Museum. While there were no special events planned this past…

Incoming

It has been a few months since I’ve shared mail that has come and gone, mostly because in April we moved. Moving can be such a fun process, but there was about a three week period where I didn’t get any mail. I think mostly because the post office was figuring out my mail forwarding…