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Hugsie86

Hugsie86
Date Joined: January 7, 2017
Last Online: April 16, 2019
Birthday: August 31
Country: Canada
Bookworm Penpals
Penpals Across the World (Ladies Only)
My Website
The Canadian Snail Mail Café

About Me

Hello everyone!

Welcome to my profile!

I'm a French Canadian girl in her early thirties, mother of an almost one-year old daughter. I love penpalling and for the past 3 years, I have discovered the joys of swapping as well. I hosted many swaps here on Swap-Bot, both in private groups and the actual site.

I just love preparing something for someone I don't know and knowing it will brighten their day. Even if a swap is sender's choice, I often take a look at my partner's profile to make sure I don't send something they don't like. I can't always accommodate, but I try as much as possible.

I take my swaps very seriously, I always send on time (I will go out of my way to send on time), and it's why I would prefer you contact me and give me a chance to re-send if something gets lost in the mail before rating.

Happy swapping!

Favorite Books

I love reading thrillers and crime novels as well as the occasional biographies and chick lit novels. I don't have any favorite authors. As long as the book summary sounds interesting, I will give it a try. I really like discovering new authors as well.

Favorite Television

I'm a fan of How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, and crime shows like Castle and Bones. I don't have cable so I only stream online.

Favorite Crafts

Pocket letters ant ATCs are my go-to crafts. I also do flipbooks, when I have the time. I'm an occasional cross stitch and like to color.

Swaps - Likes

Looking for inspiration on what to send me? Here are things I would love to receive:

  • Touristic postcards from your country or area
  • Magnets (touristic)
  • Embellishments/die cuts for paper crafting
  • Blank notecards (with envelope)
  • Anything Harry Potter (especially Hufflepuff, my House)

Here are other things I like to receive but have enough of at the moment (however, I won't say no to them if you decide to send lol):

  • Sticker sheets
  • Washi tape (ADDICTED!)
  • Bookmarks
  • Small journals
  • Handmade envelopes

Swaps - Dislikes

I'm usually not picky when it comes to swaps, but here are things I would prefer not to receive:

  • Nothing violent (against any living creature)
  • Nothing with spiders (my phobia)
  • Nothing religious. Spiritual and/or paranormal is fine.
  • Nothing erotic/nude or related to politics.
  • Though I like to color, I don't like receiving coloring pages. Got too many coloring books at home!
  • For stickers and washi, see following section!

Stickers & Washi

I thought these deserved a section of their own. My wishes are just that... wishes. No obligation to send!

Stickers (likes): dolphins, butterflies, owls, and frogs

Stickers (dislikes): Disney, religious, children stickers (ie Paw Patrol, Spiderman, etc.), planner stickers

Washi samples: LOVE all kinds, but right now I am looking for themed samples (ie books, dolphins, butterflies, etc.).

Facebook Groups

On top of swapping here on Swap-Bot, I also admin a few Facebook penpalling groups. Come take a look and join if you are interested!

You can find the links at the top of my profile!

The Canadian Snail Mail Café - A pen pal group for Canadian residents. We also have weekly wishes, tags, and giveaways!

Penpals Across the World (Ladies Only 18+) - A safe Facebook group for women to find penpals worldwide. What makes us different is that we only accept members who are looking for penpals anywhere. Country specific posts (like UK only, or Canada only) are not accepted.

Bookworm Penpals - This group is still rather small, but it has started to grow. It is a penpal group for women who also LOVE to read! Join us and share your passion of reading with other members!

Ratings

vontakk rated for Washi from My Country! on Apr 12, 2019
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Comment: Thank you! They were all new to me! Happy Swapping!!
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Comment: Thanks so much for the great mini PL. I loved it!! PS...perfectly wonderful coffee theme, Thank you again
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Comment: Thank you.
colleenbUSA rated for Bookworm Corner: March 2019 on Apr 3, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the review!
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PenguinParade rated for Bookworm Corner: March 2019 on Apr 3, 2019
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Comment: Oh my. Thank you for sharing. I went to look at it on GoodReads and I think I will pass on this one lol. The dialect thing seems really annoying-and I don't mind dialect in a book, but this one is just odd. And lol, I do the same thing as you-"maybe the second book will be better" then I just feel even more betrayed! lol Thank you!
03Scarlett rated for Ask me anything! ~ e-swap #2 on Apr 3, 2019
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Comment: Thanks so much, I enjoyed reading your answers!
khronicole rated for Ask me anything! ~ e-swap #2 on Apr 3, 2019
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Comment: Thank you very much!
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Comment: Cute mini, thank you also for the gifts in the back
NRGordon rated for Tell me a ghost story👻 on Mar 29, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the stories. I had never heard of simply rearranging the furniture making them go away. Maybe coincidence but it doesn't seem so.
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Comment: Thank you for your email, it was a pleasure to read :) You're very family oriented! And you've moved so much, wow! Happy Swapping!
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Comment: Thank you so so much for joining my swap. I would love to read one of your novels one day!
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esmy77 rated for Tell me a ghost story👻 on Mar 25, 2019
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Comment: so spooky! thanks!
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Comment: Thank valerie for reading my answer
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Comment: Thank u. Loved reading ur answers ( I sent mine to u via pm here ) hope to be rated soon 😊Thank u again
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Comment: Thank you for your answers. It was fun reading them.
ladybehemot rated for Ask me anything! ~ e-swap #1 on Mar 23, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for your replies! It's great that you're a semi-vegan. I aspire to eat less meat, so I really admire you.
mermaidery rated for ☆ EMAIL QUESTIONS #3 ☆ on Mar 20, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for sharing! 😊
kssunlover1947 rated for IWTS: February Samples on Mar 18, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the washi.

Rating Overview

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5.0000 300 63 69
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Comments

jenmcjen on Mar 17, 2019:

smadronia on Jan 1, 2019:

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May your 2019 be better than 2018, and your best year yet!

Stephanie

CurlyTea on Aug 31, 2018:


Happy Birthday!

ReadMoreBooks33 on Aug 3, 2018:

Unicornblitz on Mar 3, 2018:

Profile quote #12 (huge apologies - i am late!)

Those who look only to the past and present Will sure miss their future

J f kennedy

adaywithmom on Mar 1, 2018:

Profile Quote #12 From: April - (adaywithmom)

"Be strong you never know who you are inspiring." -unknown

Have a great day! 😊 April

ncnurse04 on Feb 28, 2018:

Profile Quote #12: If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. Albert Einstein

Happiness in a nutshell. Who knew? Nice to meet you! Michelle

Scrapinitblue on Feb 28, 2018:

Profile Quote #12

“Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It's about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.” ― Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

krissyhead1990 on Feb 28, 2018:

For > Profile Quote 12

Here is one of my favorite (and true!) travel quotes... I hope you are inspired to travel as much as I am.

“Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” — Lawrence Block

TB

bluecrayons on Feb 27, 2018:

Profile quote 11

Laughing is one of the best exercises, it's like running inside your mind. You can do it almost anywhere and it's even better with a friend.

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