Jennifer Franklin is a blogger who shares her thoughts with us at SheSpeaks
February 4 th , 2012 is Thank A Mail Carrier Day. This is perfect timing for people like me who had the best of intentions in wanting to give their mail carrier a little something extra around the holidays, but just didn't get it done.
I know that many people have the argument that since delivering mail is a mail carrier's job that they don't need anything extra. With the volume of freebies, online orders, and regular mail that I receive, I think that doing a little something extra is nice. Plus, I've had the same mail carrier the entire six years that I've been living in this house.
Doing a little something extra for your mail carrier doesn't have to be a budget buster. Gifts such as cookies, spices, hot cocoa, are all inexpensive and nice.
Here's what I decided to do this year: Thanks to some pre-Christmas fundraisers, we have a ton of microwave popcorn in our house right now. I grabbed a couple of bags of the popcorn, and printed out a little note that says:
February 4, 2012 is Thank A Mail Carrier Day!
Thanks for popping by each day!
I taped the note around the bags of popcorn, and will place it in my mailbox on the 4 th . Piece of cake! If you would like to use the same note that I used, I have made it available here.Do you do anything extra for your mail carrier around the holidays or in February?
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