eggs by post


I just wanted to drop in and with a little reminder to get your eggs in the mail this year!

Find details on sending eggs via post here and here. Find USPS’s current package rates (make sure you use package rates and not letter rates) right here.

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Katie @ Katie Without Restrictions March 14, 2012 at 2:10 pm

What a cute idea!! I know a niece who would just love this. :)


Alice March 15, 2012 at 12:42 pm

We have been planning this all year! So excited. We have our jumbo eggs but I wonder… where did you get the tape to make sure the eggs stay shut?


Barbara March 23, 2012 at 5:13 pm

It might be Spring designed packing tape! :)


Courtney March 15, 2012 at 1:28 pm

thanks for the reminder! These lil pkg’s are some of my faves! What all did you put in yours??


Cynthia A. March 16, 2012 at 5:07 am

So adorable. I did this a few weeks ago as an invite to Easter for my nephews and niece. Only thing is it took 10-16 days to arrive! And that was traveling from one end of Massachusetts to the other and from MA to New York (i.e. not across the country). The bottles I sent have still not arrived. Curious why first class postage on odd shaped packages takes so long. Still the kids all loved it and I can’t wait for Easter!


candleashes March 16, 2012 at 10:48 pm

i wish i would get awesome things like these in the mail


Barbara March 23, 2012 at 5:14 pm

I hope I can send some to France to our past exchange students!! :)


Stacy Salmon March 25, 2012 at 3:30 pm

I am so excited to finally be mailing my first batch of happy mail! I have been trolling this site for months, and I love all of these ideas! I look forward to more awesomeness! I posted the pictures of what I am sending in my eggs at our facebook fan page: I plan on posting a blog about it when I go to the post office tomorrow and get it stamped up to send!! I would be absolutely honored if you would check out the pictures of my eggs :) Thanks for the great ideas, and please keep them coming!


Vixie March 31, 2012 at 10:01 am

This is so cute! I can’t wait to get mine sent out!


Cari April 3, 2012 at 12:55 pm

I guess my local post office is not really into this idea. I took my eggs in today and the postal worker told me that I absolutely could not send them through the mail. I argued for a few minutes, but he was adamant. He said they were too small and would be destroyed (I was using the jumbo eggs, same as pictured above). Does anyone else live in Chicago and know a nice post office that will mail my eggs!?


Melody April 9, 2012 at 6:06 am

Shared your egg mailing idea with our followers at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum for Easter– scroll down to find the post and picture :)

Love your creativity with mail!


Christa April 14, 2012 at 2:36 pm

Looks like fun :)
I am going to give this a try next year :)


Miki May 22, 2012 at 4:25 pm

Hi, Amber Lee! I am Miki and I’ve commented on your wonderful blog before, but this time I wanted to tell you that I have actually sent a lot of packages and they have all reached their recipient so far! :D I sent Easter eggs, bottles, boxes and even a transparent ball :). Here’s the link to a blog post I published a while ago in case you want to check it out ;).

Thank you so much for the inspiration! ;D Hope you’re having an awesome week!



Ginger @ Give Today June 11, 2012 at 11:32 am

Hi! I have been reading your blog for awhile and LOVE your happy mail posts. I just wrote all about you on my blog about giving.

Happy giving!


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