There has never been a better time to get back into snail mail

canceling tours and had a camping event that we had to cancel its difficulty Way. Also like to do a lot of education here. We had a lot of field trip scheduled this year. Um, unfortunately, cancel those as well. I think it’s important to give the kids something to look forward to. Just pack up some things last night. So we got like, who? France. One of the cows took a bite of the paper and I drew an arrow. Oh, he took a bite. I would love to see the reaction of the kids. Um, be quick video that.

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There has never been a better time to get back into snail mail

Write a letter, send a smile.

Video above: Children, farm animals become long-distance friends thanks to rescue sanctuary’s new pen pal programWelcome to 2020: telephone calls are all the rage, everyone you know is baking their own bread and jigsaw puzzles have become a hot commodity. And the most exciting part of the day? Getting the mail, of course!Once reserved almost exclusively for credit card bills, catalogs you never signed up for and birthday cards from your aunt, snail mail is officially getting its groove back. “With so many of us working from home and spending even more time on phones and computers, sending mail in the post carries more meaning and impact than ever,” says Taymoor Atighetchi, founder of U.K.-based stationery brand Papier. In the past few weeks, demand for of Papier’s notecards and and greeting cards have increased by a staggering 300%, per the brand, with sales of its letter-writing sets reaching an all-time high. “We are all craving connection, and writing to each other is a great way to support, communicate and celebrate with loved ones,” agrees Anna Bond, founder of Rifle Paper Co. “There is always something special about receiving or sending a handwritten letter or card—I love the idea of becoming pen pals with someone right now!” So how can you make your own letters even more special? When writing correspondence, Dixie Design Collective CEO and founder Jennifer Hunt suggests taking the “First Line Challenge,” or skipping the usual “Dear So-and-So, thank you for X” or standard “Happy Birthday, hope you have a great day!” and instead finding a way to express the sentiment in a more creative way. “It’s always fun to include a memory or fond thought about the note recipient,” she adds.This is also the perfect time to get kids involved in their own letter writing.

Video above: Children, farm animals become long-distance friends thanks to rescue sanctuary’s new pen pal program

Welcome to 2020: telephone calls are all the rage, everyone you know is baking their own bread and jigsaw puzzles have become a hot commodity. And the most exciting part of the day? Getting the mail, of course!

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Once reserved almost exclusively for credit card bills, catalogs you never signed up for and birthday cards from your aunt, snail mail is officially getting its groove back. “With so many of us working from home and spending even more time on phones and computers, sending mail in the post carries more meaning and impact than ever,” says Taymoor Atighetchi, founder of U.K.-based stationery brand Papier. In the past few weeks, demand for of Papier’s notecards and and greeting cards have increased by a staggering 300%, per the brand, with sales of its letter-writing sets reaching an all-time high.

“We are all craving connection, and writing to each other is a great way to support, communicate and celebrate with loved ones,” agrees Anna Bond, founder of Rifle Paper Co. “There is always something special about receiving or sending a handwritten letter or card—I love the idea of becoming pen pals with someone right now!”

So how can you make your own letters even more special? When writing correspondence, Dixie Design Collective CEO and founder Jennifer Hunt suggests taking the “First Line Challenge,” or skipping the usual “Dear So-and-So, thank you for X” or standard “Happy Birthday, hope you have a great day!” and instead finding a way to express the sentiment in a more creative way. “It’s always fun to include a memory or fond thought about the note recipient,” she adds.

This is also the perfect time to get kids involved in their own letter writing.