Hey! I missed this. Let me know if you are around still :)
Hey, sorry I couldn't sign in before. I'm going to try mailgun as per Marc's suggestion. I will make it manual to start off with. I'm with namecheap.
You could also start with this, although it's limited; https://www.namecheap.com/support/knowledgebase/article.aspx/308/2214/how-to-set-up-free-email-forwarding