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Fenix825

Fenix825
Date Joined: June 8, 2009
Last Online: November 21, 2017
Birthday: August 25
Country: United States
My Etsy Favorites
My Amazon Wishlist
My daughter Daliana's Etsy Favorites
dōTERRA essential oils
Funko Pop Wishlist

I received a lovely package from Etsy containing a Halloween-themed keychain. It did not contain any type of note about who it was from. Please let me know if this was you who sent it!

10/31/17 I am going to be sending out some wishes from October wishlists from the different groups I am in. I apologize for the tardiness, but things were a little crazy.

10/23/17 I haven't been able to post sooner but we had a death in our family and I may be delayed on a swap or two by a couple days. I have most things put together, but had a small delay preparing everything to ship with this unexpected event. I've messaged all my swap partners. This also goes for any wishes that I have to send out for the groups I am in. I promise I have October wishes to send, I just have to get them in the mail. I appreciate everyone's patience.

Hi, my name is Christina

I'm 37 years old. My birthday is August 25th. I am married to the love of my life Steve. We have been married since January 20, 2001. We've been together over 20 years. Our daughter Daliana was born July 5, 2008.

We live with our kitty Abby in a city called Clermont, FL which is near Orlando. On 2/14/17 we lost our other cat and first furbaby Augie :(

Being a mom is one of the most exciting things that's ever happened to me. I look at my daughter every day and count my blessings for having her in my life.

I work at Walt Disney World here in Florida. It's a lot of fun getting to work where so many of my friends vacation. If you have any questions about Disney or need any tips or tricks, let me know!



I think green and I do like to reuse packaging, so please don't be surprised if you see an envelope or box that looks used.

I'm also pretty crafty and create my own envelopes at times out of various things (magazines, folders, etc).

This helps keep more junk out of landfills.


My favorite crafts are inchies, mini pocket letters, matchboxes, ATCs, handmade postcards, mail art, photo collages, making my own notecards, mini zines, sticker crafts, painting, making pet rocks, beading, weaving with loom kits, and plastic canvas art. I dabble a little bit in sewing, but I'm not really that good at it.

I really want to learn to crochet. I kind of sort of can do a single stitch basic crochet, but I want to be able to make something more than just a coaster or square towel lol.

I just made my first dotee doll for a sender's choice swap and it was SO much fun! I think I found a new fun crafty adventure!

I an an avid photographer (Nikon D3200) and spend most of my time taking photos in and around Walt Disney World. My specialty is fireworks.

I would love to get my hands on any items to help my crafty endeavors.

I love Pinterest and you can check out my crazy fun boards HERE


My Christmas / Stocking Stuffer Wishlist:

I am in quite a few stocking stuffer swaps, so this may help give an idea of items I would like to receive if they are profile based. I appreciate anything sent and can't wait until December to open all of my goodies!

  • Gel pens
  • Hair ties / scrunchies / headbands (I prefer cloth over elastic...my hair is super thick)
  • Washi tape
  • Mini hand sanitizers
  • Car air fresheners
  • Lip balm
  • Face masks / pore strips
  • Cute earrings (I have 3 holes in each ear)
  • Notepads / sticky notes / note cards
  • Cinnamon Altoids
  • Gum (any flavor)
  • Orange Tic-Tacs
  • Pez refills
  • Funky pens
  • Reusable tote bags
  • Travel activity kits
  • Bath bombs
  • Nail polish
  • Body sprays
  • Potholders
  • Dish towels
  • Fidget spinners
  • Mini sketch pads
  • Sharpie markers (any colors other than black)
  • Stationery sets
  • Pretty patterned nail files / emery boards
  • Most anything from the $1 spot at Target or Michael's!

Please note, for these swaps, I will at least rate a 5 when I receive it. Hearts and extra comments will come whenever I open them come December.


If for some reason you do not receive a swap or a tag from me, PLEASE send me a message and let me know! I know that things get lost in the mail and I send all of my swaps & tags out on time. Same thing if you ever get something with "Postage Due". I try to weigh all of my items accurately, but mistakes can happen.

What I pledged

I rate as soon as I receive a swap, and appreciate you doing the same for me.

I love private swaps! If you are a swapper in good standing and would like to set up a private swap, please let me know!

  • My favorite animal is a giraffe

  • My favorite colors are red and black

  • My favorite flower is a tiger lily

  • My favorite scents are vanilla, gardenia, coconut, and eucalyptus

  • My favorite gemstone is a peridot

  • My favorite movies are Disney movies, suspense, action, drama, horror, romance

  • My favorite bands/musicians are Dave Matthews Band, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Hoobastank, Live, LL Cool J, 30 Seconds to Mars. My current obsession for music is Disturbed's version of Sound of Silence

  • My favorite books are the Harry Potter series, the Hunger Games series, the Twilight series, anything written by Stephen King or John Grisham, the Stephanie Plum novels by Janet Evanovich, the Ender's Game series by Orson Scott Card, and the Jack Reacher novels by Lee Child.

  • My favorite chocolate candies are (in no particular order): Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Mounds, Kit Kats, Hershey bars, Tootsie Rolls, Mr. Goodbar, Snickers, M&Ms (plain or peanut), Raisinettes, Junior Mints.

  • My favorite fruity type candies are Orange Tic Tacs, Cherry Airheads, Twizzlers, Nerds, Sour Patch Kids, gummy bears, Pez, Haribo raspberry candies.

  • I REALLY love the Haribo raspberry candies! If anyone has a way to get a hold of some, please let me know - I'd LOVE to host a private swap for them!

  • My favorite gum flavor is cinnamon or regular good ol fashioned bubble gum flavor.

  • My favorite Kawaii characters are Pippo the Pig (Kobutanopippo), Monokuro Boo, Mamegoma, & Pusheen

  • My favorite Altoids are cinnamon.

  • My favorite hot drink is hot chocolate followed closely by French Vanilla flavored coffee and Twinings French Vanilla chai tea.

  • My favorite holiday is Halloween, followed closely by Christmas.

  • My favorite foods are Italian and Chinese

  • My favorite snacks are pretzels, Cheez-its, Chex Mix, popcorn, and chips.

  • My favorite cartoon characters Piglet and Tweety

  • My favorite constellation is Orion

  • My favorite Disney princess is Aurora & my favorite Disney villain is Maleficent

  • My favorite chain restaurants are Chili's, Applebee's, Cici's Pizza, Black Angus, Red Lobster, Waffle House, Chick Fil A

In no particular order, here are items I love and would love to receive goodies that relate to this list:

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... They're so cute! I love to collect them!!!

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...dōTERRA essential oils

...Steampunk inspired jewelry

...soy candles

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...unusual crystals

...foreign currency (coin or paper)

...washi tape

...World of Warcraft

...maps from any country or theme park

...fun travel brochures from other countries

... items like sticker flakes, memo sheets, notecards, trinkets and more!

...vintage photographs

...pressed pennies

...fat quarters

...tea in any flavor (I'd love to try some new ones!)

...K-cups for my Keurig (give me something yummy to try!)

...adult coloring books

...old calendars that can be repurposed

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... nail polish

...earrings (I have 3 holes in each ear)

...traveling

...cute plushies

...funky pens

...old black and white photos

...Bath & Body Works products

...stickers (no teacher's reward ones please)

... items

...seashells

...custom made swap cards

...Altoids

...nifty personalized address labels

...interesting stationery

...funny, inappropriate items (I have a potty mouth, not too much offends me)

...gold jewelry

...sheet music pages

...ephemera

...tattoos (I have 7!)

...direct swaps

...Christian-themed religious items

...playing poker

...roller coasters

...handmade soap

...Tweety

...anything with my birthstone (peridot)

...Universal Studios Orlando

...gum! I love most flavors of it.

...anything Sanrio (especially Pippo the Pig - he's retired now)

...making bookmarks

...inchies

...ATCs

...ephemera (especially vintage -- old photos, ticket stubs, puzzle and game pieces, brochures, magazines, books, etc).

...postcards

...personalized things with my name on them

...handmade envelopes

...amigurumi

...magazines, newspapers, book pages, etc in languages other than English

I don't like...

...the smell of cigarette smoke

...anything that is dirty or dusty

...teacher's reward stickers

...glitter (I am ok if an ATC or inchies or a piece of art has glitter, but I would not wish to be glitter bombed while opening a package!)

...scrapbooking materials (I don't scrapbook and I'd hate to have them wasted on me. The only exception is paper -- I can use the paper for other crafts)

...Barney

...Not a fan of silver jewelry

...really overpowering scents

...things that promote hate or cruelty in any form

About my hubby...

His name is Steve.

His birthday is Valentine's Day.

He likes:

...playing poker

...collecting baseball caps (ones that are adjustable, NOT fitted)

...reading (fantasy, sci-fi, mystery)

...Axe products for men (body wash, sprays, deodorants, shaving cream, etc.)

...World of Warcraft

...Grumpy

...football (Miami Dolphins)

...author Robert Jordan

...he's a meat & potatoes kinda guy

...Vision Quest is his favorite movie

...Snacks: He loves chocolate chip cookies, chocolate-covered almonds, Hershey's with almonds, peanut M&Ms, pretty much anything chocolate lol.

...Favorite chips: Ruffles, Doritos, Cheetos, BBQ Lays, Cool Ranch Doritos.

...Favorite bands & musicians: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Live, 30 Seconds to Mars, Journey, Phil Collins, Metallica

...He collects $2 bills and silver coins

...Foreign currency - he'd love to get something from a different country

About my daughter...

Her name is Daliana.

Her birthday is July 5th.

I would love to receive items that are personalized with her name since it is so unusual.

She likes:

...anything to do with painting or coloring or art - she is super artistic and wants to be an artist when she grows up

...blank sketch pads

...kids activity books

...singing

...playing the guitar (guitar pics are a big hit around here)

...Lalaloopsy minis

...Disney Princesses (her favorite is Princess Aurora)

...Mad Libs

...Legos (loose or sets)

...Lego minifigures

...Minecraft

...books! She reads at an 8th grade level and loves it.

...unicorns

...rainbows

...Chick-Fil-A

...Mickey & Minnie Mouse

...playing dress up

...feathers - she has started a collection of bird feathers, so if you ever come across any you wouldn't mind sending, she'd love that.

...cute cats / kittens

...her favorite dinosaur is a t-rex

...loom weaving - she has a kit from Walmart that she uses to make cute little potholders out of so any weaving loom refill kits would be great!

...American Heritage Girls

...swimming

...Cheeto's puffs

...McDonald's

...all types of balls -- she loves playing with them!

...All of the items on Daliana's Etsy favorites

Sizes...

All sizes are listed as they are found in the USA

Mine:

Shirt Size: Large

Pant Size: 12

Shoe Size: 8 - 8 1/2


Hubby's:

Shirt Size: 2XL

Pant Size: 46"

Shoe Size: 11 Wide


Daughter's

She wears youth L shirts and child size 8-10 pants

Her shoe size is 2 right now

Some of my favorite shops....

Here are some of my favorite shops and links to them. I would love gift certificates to any of them:

Amazon

Starbucks

Yes You Canvas!

Etsy

Redbubble

Think Geek

Jinx

Ratings

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Comment: saving, thanks!
Response: Hope you like it!
MuddyPuddle rated for Share a Minizine on Nov 15, 2017
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Comment: What an awesome job you have, and what beautiful photos you take. Thanks so much for the minizine, it's super!
Response: I'm so glad that you liked it! I do have a blast getting to take those pictures!
pattiairel rated for Mini Wishlist Swap #8 on Nov 15, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for a nice swap!! ♥♥♥ sorry I forgot to press save...this was on time!!
Response: I'm so glad you liked it! Thanks for the heart!
Artstamper rated for Share a Minizine on Nov 14, 2017
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Comment: Beautiful minizine, with awesome pictures, thanks so much.
Response: Thanks so much for the kind words! Glad you liked it!
user7007 rated for Dirty Poem ATC - TITS Group on Nov 13, 2017
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Comment: Good one!
Response: Glad you liked it! It was funny to put something cute and inappropriate together. I felt like it would be a great breakup ATC LOL
Babsmomof5 rated for WIYM: Halloween Countdown #30 on Nov 11, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so much! Sorry to just now rate, but with my crazy mail this just arrived!
Response: YAY! So glad it arrived safely! Hope you liked it!
Sysla rated for Pretty Things in an Envelope Swap #2 on Nov 7, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so much for absolutely perfect swap! It really made my day! Especially I was surprised to see some address labels - it's so kind of you to print it for me! And this gift is very on time - I need them right now and even wanted to buy/order them. Washi samples and sticky notes are lovely, I liked the designs, thank you!
Response: Awww yay! That makes me feel so good knowing you liked all of it! It was a lot of fun putting it together for you. Happy swapping!
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Comment: Thank you for all the great stickers!! Have a nice day! Shelley
Response: You're very welcome! Thank you for joining my swap!
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Comment: Thank you for the goodies
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for the heart :)
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Comment: This is wonderful thank you so so much!! I love the envelope sticker things thank you so so much
Response: You're so very welcome! I enjoyed putting it together for you!
CariahCreates rated for WIYM: October 2017 Wishlist on Oct 31, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the goodies from my wishlist!
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for joining my swap!
motes rated for Fill My Stocking - October on Oct 30, 2017
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Comment: Right into the stocking it goes! Thank you!
Response: Hope you like it!
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Comment: Thank you for the ATC! I would say what a masterpiece, but clearly this isn't hehe!
Response: Hahahaha glad you liked it. This is always a fun swap.
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Comment: Thanks for joining again:)
Response: Hope you like it! Thanks for hosting them!
chandlerguera rated for EJ: Ephemera ROYGBIV Purple on Oct 28, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the beautiful goody bag of purple, my favorite color. I like the small cards you made and will use some as gift tags! Thanks and XO
Response: I am so glad that you liked it! These swaps have been so much fun to put together!
THarkness82 rated for Goodies 4 ME & YOU!!! End Oct. on Oct 26, 2017
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Comment: I absolutely love everything! Thank you so much!! Have a wonderful Halloween...happy swapping!
Response: YAY! I am so glad you like it all! It was fun putting the package together for you :D
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Comment: Waha! I love it! Thank you so much for the Bad Word ATC! ^.^
Response: You're welcome! This was an awesome swap :D
Babsmomof5 rated for WIYM: Halloween Countdown #26 on Oct 24, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so much! Can't wait to open it! I just had to come back and add how much I love the Halloween postcard you sent. The more I look at it the more I love it. I really appreciate you participating in the swaps!
Response: Hope you like it!
laterdayze rated for WIYM: Halloween Countdown #29 on Oct 24, 2017
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Comment: Thank you, can't wait to open it! :)
Response: Hope you like it!
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Comment: Thank you for the big envelope. I will try to be patient and not open until the 31st!
Response: I hope you like it all! I had fun putting it together for you!

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Comments

Angie on Nov 10, 2017:

libertylithium on Oct 11, 2017:

Thank you so much for the profile based ATC's for AATW October! I love the cards and they're so cute! :)

kaypendragon on Oct 10, 2017:

Thanks for the wonderful ATCs from AATW!

2bneat on Sep 26, 2017:

I hope things are getting back to normal in your area. Thanks so much for sending me a September wish - the face masks are going to be used tonight with myself and my daughter.

crescendo on Sep 19, 2017:

Thank you so much for the September Wish of magazine eyes! These are perfect for my project.

hollycm6 on Sep 15, 2017:

Thank you for my wish stickers! I especially love the parrots!

CurlyTea on Sep 11, 2017:


AWG - thanks for the Halloween stickers.

TeaNi on Sep 6, 2017:

thank you

for granting an August wish for me with the neat vintage beach ephemera :)

CurlyTea on Sep 1, 2017:


A bit belated, but Happy Birthday!

lou on Aug 25, 2017:

Happy Birthday from WIYM group!

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