I think The Bloggess is the most awesome writer and love it when she writes about crazy PR people. This post she wrote still has me cracking up and I’ve been inspired by her to write about my own dealings with PR. The emails I get from them are minuscule compared to The Bloggess but I thought I’d share one I got last week.
I usually find these PR letters to be hilarious and don’t even bother responding, I just hit delete. They pick some of the most random posts to mention that they obviously don’t read.
In December I got an email from a company saying how much they enjoyed my post, The Bad, and that they found it funny. Um, that was a post about my aunt passing away. PR FAIL!
So back to the recent PR email I got. I’m not using this woman’s full name but find it ironic that her initials are B.S.
My name is BS and I work with *delete*- a natural and organic skincare brand. I recently stumbled upon your blog, This Is Mommyhood, and found your post on your daughter, “Is that a graham cracker in your shoe or are you just happy to see me?” both informative and inspiring! I certainly share your passion for pursuing a healthy and happy lifestyle, and admire your dedication to sharing your knowledge with the public.
*She goes on to say, in a big ass paragraph, how awesome this lotion they have is*
I would love to send you a bottle! If you are interested, please drop me a line with your mailing address and contact information.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to write. I hope to hear from you soon, happy blogging!
All the best,
First off, what the what? Secondly, maybe I should rethink the titles of my posts. As usual, I wasn’t going to respond but decided what the hell.
I have a question about the Bergamot Body Lotion. Since I’m so busy during the day with my daughter, I don’t always have time to eat, so I make my own edible body lotion. That way I can moisturize and have a quick snack at the same time. Is your product edible? If not, do you think I would suffer any serious side effects if ingested?
Thanks a bunch,
*UPDATE. BS actually replied…
Thank you for your interest! Unfortunately, we cannot recommend eating our products. They are made with 100% natural and organic ingredients, but they have not been approved for ingestion. Would you like to try the lotion despite this fact? Let me know if you have any other questions!
I haven’t heard back from BS and didn’t expect to but damn, since I had to skip breakfast to make it on time for the little hummingbird’s class this morning, edible body lotion sure would come in handy right now.
not BS I know there are sites that have edible loti…wait! I mean I have a “friend” that knows there are sites that have edible lotions.
But I’m thinking of something that comes in those travel size containers; it’s a whole meal and you can just gulp it down. Like that gumball in Willy Wonka but I’m a weirdo and don’t care for gum. I do love me some Razzles though because it’s a candy and then a gum.
If you notice you have dry hands while eating this stuff, all the better.
I’d also prefer it to have some kind of small child repellant so I can actually have it to myself. On most mornings when I give my little girl breakfast, she won’t eat much.
As soon as I get cereal or make some toast for myself, her refusal to eat turns into ohmygawdimstarving and then she eats most of what I have and then ohmygawdimstarving. This goes for any time I try to eat in her presence. I should only weigh 10 pounds by now.