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PracticalPorche

PracticalPorche
Date Joined: April 15, 2019
Last Online: May 20, 2020
Birthday: July 21
Country: United States
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About Me

Hello 👋🏾, I’m a 34yo stay at home mom since 2016. I have a busy toddler, Zavid Alexander and a womb raider, Zayden Elijah, who was born late April 2019.

I’m super excited that having a penpal is still a thing! 😂 I've started writing folks and I'm getting to know new and interesting people. However, I also want to get more into swaps and postcrossing.

I’m pretty laid back and have had friends of all walks of life back in the day. I’ve lost touch with my high school and college buddies though.

Anyway, here’s a list about me:

-I love reading and listening to YA, historical inspirational fiction, and Sci-Fi novels.

-I enjoy gaming (preferably the more casual stuff like Sims, match three, jigsaw puzzles, time management-notably the Delicious Emily series, Stardew Valley, and Minecraft). I'm currently hooked on Farm Together.

-Hulu and Netflix are my jam! I also watch Amazon Prime, The CW, and CBS apps. I love binged sci-fi, comedy, and family friendly shows. Some shows I've recently watched again are Friends, Frazier, Merlin, Robin Hood, The Secret Circle (so sad it was only one season), When Comes the Heart, Good Witch, Family Matters (aka Steve Urkel show), Step by Step, 7th Heaven, Whose Line is it Anyway, and several Netflix originals and Stand ups (Noah Trevor and Kevin Hart are my favorites). I recently went through Hercules on dvd, I didn't realize Xena was a spinoff from that show, I just thought they were supposed to be during the same time frame. They grew her character quite well, I didn't like her at first. I’m currently watching The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (quality program ❤️❤️❤️❤️).

-I am still making friendship bracelets... SMH I know, I'm trying to transition to making book marks instead, I'll actually be able to use them. ——I’ve since branched off to crocheting some of everything (coasters, doilies, blankets, etc) I love Creative Grandma and Jayda In Stitches on YouTube). I’m currently learning Tunisian Crochet 🧶

-I have adult coloring books are in every room (never know when the urge to color will hit). I’m not at all artistic but I love to pretend 😂 I wish I could draw or paint.

-I recently obtained a die cutter and I'm trying to learn paper crafting techniques.

-I love unicorns, Hello Kitty, Disney, Marvel, and all things girlie

-YouTube is awesome! I'm relearning knitting basics among other things. I've knit and crocheted a ridiculous amount of bookmarks. I am now wanting to learn to macramé some to add to my collection.

-Also, I love tea! Especially, Chai and English Breakfast, but I’m down for trying new ones.

Quick Dislikes List

PLEASE DON’T SEND

-Teacher/Reward Stickers

-Used Stamps

-Skulls (sugar or otherwise) or anything ‘dark’ or demonic

-Journal fixings

-Planner stickers

-Scrapbooking fixings

-Seed packs

-Snakes

-Spiders

-Sticky note pads

-Alphabet Stickers

-Ribbons

-Memo Sheets

-Childmade Crafts

-Smoky smelling or pet dandered items

(my baby has allergies)

Favorite Music

-Christian

-Oldies

-Pop

-R&B

Favorite Books

-The Mercy Thompson series and the Alpha and Omega series by Patricia Briggs

-Love Comes Softly series by Janette Oke

-Harry Potter series by J K Rowling

-Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer

-Any Love Inspired Historical books

Favorite Movies

-Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella (It’s soooo colorful, lively, and fun! I loved Brandy, Whoopi, Whitney, Jason Alexander, and Bernadette Peters!)

-Harry Potter series (OMG, they did such a good job on those)

-Anything Marvel! Well, Captain Marvel was just okay 😂

-Hachi (I still can’t watch it and not cry)

-Polly and Polly Comin’ Home (I love Phylicia Rashad and Keshia Knight was an awesome child actor)

-Madea plays and movies

Favorite Swaps

I love postcard and note card swaps the most. If anyone wants to become post or note card pals, yay! I’m down.

I also enjoy swapping teas (yum). I’m getting into more crafty swaps because trying new crafts is always fun. 😁

I also may send thank yous via snail mail in addition to the 5❤️ for above par swappers. 😁 I’ve had some straight into the trash swaps so I like to reward some folks that go above and beyond. You make the duds worthwhile. At any rate, don’t feel obligated to reply. You can if you like but it’s not expected. 😊

If there is ever any issues with my swaps feel free to reach out. I weigh all my envies and generally use correct postage but everyone makes mistakes here and there. I have no problem keeping happy mail happy 😉

###### WISHLIST ######

*Punches

*Ink

*Susan Bates Crochet hooks

*Any Yarn, crochet thread, or embroidery thread

*Crochet Patterns or books

*Thin metal die

*Card stock

*Clear or wooden Stamps ### (you can never have enough)

Tea, Tea, and more Tea

*Anything from Zavid’s Wishlist

*Anything from Zayden’s Wishlist

Ratings

debtea2 rated for WIYM-Tea & Note-USA on May 7, 2020
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Comment: thank you for the lovely Tea and note..
Response: You’re very welcome ❤️ Thanks for the ❤️
Ace330660 rated for Journaling Cards Give Away on May 1, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for commenting !
Response: You’re welcome 😉
captkristi rated for Journaling Cards Give Away on May 1, 2020
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Comment: 7 is one of my faves too!! Happy May!!
Response: Nice! 😃
ChrisAnne rated for TCHH ~ What I miss. . . PC on Apr 30, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard. I too really miss the fellowship the most. Our Bible study is meeting on zoom, but it just isn't the same.
Response: Yes, certainly not the same but some interaction is better than none 😅 we are set to start reopening on the 17th 🤗
Vickyen rated for SF ~ Just Saying Hello USA #1 on Apr 17, 2020
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Comment: Hi Posche! Enjoyed your Happy Mail and so excited that you bought some postalettes for future swaps that I host! I hope they did not cost you a ton, as I know sometimes things get inflated, so... My favorite reads are murder and mystery, with maybe a little romance tossed in! LOL! I have not figured out how to download audiobooks on my phone - the CD player in my car isn't working and I am not sure it is worth having fixed - but I sure miss listening to them! My library has something called a playaway which I love listening to but they have been closed for several weeks now - sigh! When a friend of mine moved before all of this happened, she gave me a box and two bags of books, I am going through a few a week and am so thankful to have them!! Thank you also for the postcards - love them! It was funny seeing the one from the Kew Royal Garden, I thought I was purchasing pcs one time from them and got a book instead - I was so bummed but need to pay better attention when I order stuff! LOL! Thanks again for the Happy Mail and I wish you all the best & please stay safe! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
Response: Yay! That was a fast turn around and I'm so glad you liked your happy mail! The postalettes weren't too bad with shipping they were under $2 a piece. I will make my own for penpalling tho, I've already sent two out. :D Our library has been closed as well. However, they may have online services available with your library login. Just try logging in with your library card number. My favorite apps are Libby and Hoopla. Good luck! Ha! I learned that lesson as well, I thought I was buying floss or embroidery thread from the Wish App but it was sewing thread. :( I'm still mailing it out to my penpals that sew. Take care! Happy Swapping to you as well!
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Comment: Thanks for the great notecards and note! No, I don’t post on Instagram, but I will definitely be checking yours out. 😊
Response: I’m glad you liked them 😁
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful scriptures!
Response: You are very welcome ❤️
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Comment: Thank you so much ! I loved it !
Response: Glad you liked it.
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Comment: Hi PracticalPorche! Thanks so much for the postcard! I love Winx Club, that brings me back! And the Bratz doll sticker, she cute and she dresses like me lol thnx!!! 🙌🏽
Response: I'm so glad you liked it 😆
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Comment: Love the Santa card! And ehe note card and envelope. Thank you!
Response: You’re welcome 😊 ❤️
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable ME card with such a cute envelope!🎅🏻 The postcards are great. Love Ratatouille!!🐀. Happy Holidays to you🎄.
Response: You’re welcome!!!! Happy holidays 😃
dawni79 rated for Christmas Greeting Card - USA only on Dec 6, 2019
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Response: Thanks for the heart ❤️
bf0932 rated for Christmas Greeting Card - USA only on Dec 6, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the nice card, and goodies inside!
Response: My pleasure 😇
Kokoxo rated for OSS: Note Card to Envelope # 2 on Nov 30, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the kind note and adorable extras! I love all the ephemera and dog playing card! ~ 💖
Response: You’re very welcome 😊
aero rated for Christmas Greeting Card - USA only on Nov 29, 2019
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Comment: Thank you!
Response: ❤️
Kimmik01 rated for PH: Send 3 Postcards #19 on Nov 19, 2019
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Comment: Thank you !
Response: You’re welcome
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Comment: I was feeling blue and decided to open a few cards early. Thank you very much for the wonderful teas and crochet bookmark! I love it so much! My mood instantly soared. ❤️🙏🏻☀️
Response: Yay! I’m so glad to share the happy ❤️
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Comment: Thank you. Merry Christmas
Response: Merry Christmas ❤️
BillieJean rated for A Note For You # 20 on Nov 10, 2019
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suepier rated for Postcard Purge USA # 2 on Nov 3, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful postcard.
Response: You’re welcome ❤️

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Comments

CHOWEFACE on Dec 14, 2019:

Got your thank you card! Thanks to you too & Merry Christmas to you & your family :)

ChrisAnne on Aug 2, 2019:

Welcome to The Christian Homestead! Please jump right in to the swaps. And please let me know if I can help you in any way.

banjobraids on May 20, 2019:

Thanks for this cool linen card! So glad you liked your swap :):):)

MissBrenda on Apr 18, 2019:

Hello!
Welcome to Swap-Bot!
You have a very good start on your profile. Just remember that your profile is a work in progress.

Congrats on your new baby!

If you have any questions about SB, do not hesitate to ask, as I will be more than happy to help you out!

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