Swap-bot Time: February 2, 2023 5:41 am


Date Joined: September 4, 2012
Last Online: October 25, 2022
Birthday: May 1
Country: United States
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I'm 36 and live in Olympia, WA; moved here in February '15 from Ohio. I suppose it's worth mentioning that I was recently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. I also have chronic pain, fibromyalgia, chronic migraines, and mismanaged (not my fault) hypothyroidism so I often don't feel very well. Well, most everything is not managed because I am poor and have crappy insurance. But I try to make the most of it.

I enjoy snail mailing, postcrossing, spending time with dogs, watching tv and movies, listening to music, singing in community choirs, Zumba & working out, hiking, gardening, and much more. COVID-days, Zumba is online and no choir.


  • making zines
  • brush lettering
  • making a junk journal
  • water colors
  • collage
  • loom knit socks and gloves/mittens
  • needle felting


  • exploring teas.. So far my faves are (specifics): Pickwick Winter's Glow, Private Selection sweet cinnamon spice herbal tea, Salada green tea pineapple mango, twinnings chai, marketspice strawberry and cream, peach teas, BIGELOW WHITE CHOCOLATE OBSESSION (don't think this is sold anywhere, but it's like my favorite of the 2 bags I've ever enjoyed). Prefer flavored teas to plain teas.. fruit, spiced, sweet, caffeine and herbal, spicy or well-favored black teas (so it's not overly bitter).
  • working on my mental & physical health as I have many chronic illnesses.
  • loom knitting


  • I'm a rule follower
  • not only do I like looking at profiles to see how I can tailor what I send, but I also like to look out how other fill out their profiles. So I sometimes glean from others' on wording because I'm not concise and like theirs.
  • I consider swapping a contract, and take pride in my ratings & good standing with swap-bot.
    • I have never flaked. Please message me if for some reason you have not received something from me before you rate, so I can make it right.
  • When I mail my swaps that generally do not need to be handled by the PO, I will put them in my outgoing mailbox. So, the postmark will be placed the next day after I have mailed it. As soon as I drop the swap in the mailbox I mark send. So the postmark doesn't match with my "sent by" date.
  • I take swapping seriously, and consider it a job or contract. I send something that I would like receive & generallly go above and beyond. If I find something I receive extra special or something I really like, I will rate a heart.


@Barbiegosia HYGGELICIOUS COZY SWAP - she never rated or returned messages from me.

@Sunflotea APRIL TEA SWAP - she never rated or returned/read messages from me.

@IsbellSoul STATIONERY SWAP USA HOSTED BY @dalbright - swapper sent notebook paper. Her profile stated she had no stationery as well. Sent message to her and its remained unread since. Rated her a 3. ANGELED BY HOST :)

Themes I like

  • illustrations
  • water colored paper illustration, like watercolor-looking pictures and/or along with black drawings atop. Swoon over this!
  • illistrative texture on paper..like needle felt animals embroidery on a sticker. I swoon over that!
  • Fruit, Strawberries, Florals/flowers, Cacti, Plants, Ferns, etc., Vintage Botanical.
  • Wonderland or anything by Paperchase
  • Korean/Japanese
  • Indian (as in India)
  • postage stamp/mail (theme)
  • Stars, Galaxy/northern lights
  • Winnie the Pooh & friends, old school
  • Liberty of London
  • Paisley
  • Peter Rabbit & Friends
  • realistic or cutesy Alpacas, Llamas, Donkeys, Polar Bears, Zebras, Giraffes, Reindeer, Woodland Creatures, Peacocks, Bambi, Baby Deer, Dogs.



  • mail art kit
  • tea
  • things from other countries or where you live, not necessarily things that have your country/state name..more like cultural items or stickers from where you're from. or if you have other stationery or odds and ends from other countries. (hope that made sense!)
  • any item in the theme section above
  • made in the USA dog treats
  • unused US forever stamps, also mint older stamps, or international (Us) postage stamps.
  • target, amazon, michael's gift cards, Etsy
  • unique magnets
  • Cute Salt & Pepper Shakers

Favorite Crafts

Most of these I haven't done in a long time, but I'd still enjoy them.

  • Photography
  • acrylic painting
  • gelli plate printing
  • embroidery
  • paper crafting snail mail items
  • collage
  • latch hooking
  • coloring
  • sticker slapping


Things I have no use for AND dislikes:

  • paper scraps without a purpose. I have a lot of cardstock scrapbook paper scraps. Cut out collage images are ok, though. You can always message me if you're unsure.,
  • recipe cards ,
  • dollar store or dollar section sticky paper pads (they never stick for me.),
  • Buttons. ,
  • Ribbon. ,
  • Makeup. ,
  • Lipstick. ,
  • Things that smell of smoke. ,
  • Bracelets.,
  • Political Items. ,
  • Religious Items. ,
  • Books.,
  • Anything racist or hateful.
  • Dark Themed Items. ,
  • Skulls.
  • Broken things.
  • Junk Mail.
  • Clowns.
  • Scary/Horror movies and other things.
  • Bugs (real or pictures). butterflies, dragonflies, lady bugs, caterpillars, bees, etc are OK. Hate spiders, and certain beetle type bugs.
  • Homemade Food Items.
  • Face care items that contain fragrance/parfum and lanolin.
  • Dolls, spiders, certain bugs..I'm sorry they creep me out. However, I like Matryoshka nesting dolls or other dolls that do NOT look realistic.
  • Reward/Teacher stickers.
  • Holiday items or stickers on non-holidays..Though I don't mind holiday stickers on or around current holidays. ,
  • Dollar Store paper and plastic crap.
  • Good 'n' Plenty or black licorice candy, licorice/anise tea.
  • Jewelry that is not nickel free.
  • Plain colored pens like blue black red or freebie pens.

If you send me something I don't like I will not lower your rating unless it does not meet the swap guidelines. I will give it to someone else.


Comment: Thank you! I will get them moved on the next round. Thank you for the pirate notecard! Happy Spring to you as well!
Comment: Beautiful collection! Thanks so much! I don't have any like these! ❀ Arrived today.
Comment: Thank you! Have a great day and let me know if you want to swap again sometime
Comment: Thanks for the bags! Happy to pass them along.
Comment: First off, I think I spent 5 minutes just looking at all the fun stickers on the outside of the envelope. lol Thank you for sending these on! My first sticker bag homer is in here. I love sending things home because it's like sending someone a surprise gift. :)
christywebb rated for Tea Advent Calendar #5 on Dec 21, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much!
Chechel2 rated for Tea Advent Calendar #4 on Dec 14, 2020
Comment: Got your envelope! Can’t wait to open them! 😊
knitterofhats rated for Tea Advent Calendar #3 on Dec 10, 2020
Comment: Thanks for the pretty teas. Will enjoy opening them.
Comment: Thank you so much! I love the washi and the butterfly envelope and details on it :)
Heirloom rated for UHM: Blind Envelope #6 (fall) on Dec 3, 2020
Comment: Wow, this swap has everything...washi, tea, cutouts, handmade envies, and the most adorable sticker flakes. Thank you so much for creative and colorful mail! A+
gingerbee rated for Tea Advent Calendar #2 on Dec 1, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much for the bundle of teas! I look forward to opening them! :)
Comment: Thank you!
Comment: Received the swap and will send on in the next round. Thank you and thank you for the washi tape. 😊
Response: You're welcome; thanks for the heart!
Suzyanner rated for Tea Advent Calendar #1 on Nov 18, 2020
Comment: Thank you so very much for the absolutely gorgeously presented tea surprises! I can't wait to open them, and I adore the washi tape and the wrapped envelope! Merry Christmas (and Happy Thanksgiving!)
Response: Glad you liked everything! πŸ™‚ Thanks for the heart!
ccmmsu rated for CPG: Sticker Bags Across America #4 on Nov 4, 2020
Comment: Great variety of stickers. It was hard to choose. :) Thank you!
Response: You're welcome; thanks for the heart! πŸ™‚
Comment: Thanks for the wonderful swap Jill! Such a treat to receive in my mailbox with such a wonderful decorated envie and great items inside. The stickers are cute and the card is so colourful and so me. Thanks!
Response: Glad you liked everything! πŸ™‚ Thanks for the heart!
fbresnah rated for CPG Blind Envie #1 - US Only on Oct 7, 2020
Comment: Thanks so much for all the wonderful items! Really love them all thanks again!
Response: Glad you liked everything! Thanks for the heart! πŸ™‚
ginny19590 rated for CPG Blind Envie #1 - US Only on Oct 6, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the awesome envie of items......=)
Response: You're welcome; thanks for the heart! πŸ™‚
AcinomYtrom815 rated for Give one, get SIX! on Oct 1, 2020
Comment: beautiful paris card :) thank you!
Response: You're welcome; thanks for the heart! 😁
Comment: What a wonderful swap! I love your mail themed washi, the racoon notecard, and fabulous Cavallini tag. And that's all before I even checked out the sticker bags. It was so hard to choose from all the awesome stickers you started your bags off with. :) Thank you so much!!
Response: I'm glad you liked everything! Thank you for the heart! 😁

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anrtist on Dec 21, 2021:


phillaine on Dec 24, 2020:

Merry Christmas! β™₯

Heirloom on Dec 24, 2020:

TreeAnn629 on Dec 13, 2020:

Thank you for granting my CPG wish

grammypammy on Dec 13, 2020:


Thank you so much for the Christmas card from Wonderful Wishes group! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Hugs, Pam

Tricia22 on Dec 10, 2020:

CPG Nov wish list- Thank you for the Christmas card. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Bright New Year

knitterofhats on Dec 10, 2020:

Thank for the lovely resend of the IFM October WTA. Your envie was so pretty and I love the cards. I also love spending time with dogs! Rover sitting is awesome.

simcoe54 on Dec 5, 2020:

CPG: November Wishes -- Thanks for the great postcards. Can't wait to add them to my collection.

user6937 on Dec 2, 2020:

Make a Wish Nov 2020 - thanks for the magazine cutouts! I can totally understand not wanting to send me the Nat. Geo. pics - they ARE the coolest. Luckily, I also have some, lol.

LadyJo on Nov 27, 2020:

Thank you for the WW November wishes of my birthday card, so cute and the winter diecuts and washi! I celebrate all month long!

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