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Snailmail1772

Snailmail1772
Date Joined: May 10, 2013
Last Online: December 4, 2022
Birthday: June 17
Country: United States
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About Me

7/2020-After taking a break from Swap-Bot, I am back. I'm mainly interested in book and postcard swaps for now. My boys are now 19 and 20 and attend college. We lost our two Boxers to cancer and an accident. We have a new Boxer, Aria who is one year old.

I’m a mother of two teenagers (16 & 17) living in a small town. I also have two Boxers. I love to read, create mail art, take pictures, and hang out with family and friends. I can't survive without coffee. I try to treat others the way I would want to be treated. I love everything that has to do with snail mail and stationery.

Favorite Music

My taste in music ranges from "you need to listen to this" to "I know, please don't judge me." Al Green, Otis Redding, Adele, Gwen Stefani, Twenty One Pilots, Maroon 5, Blake Shelton, Marvin Gaye, Bruno Mars....the list goes on.

Favorite Crafts

Scrapbooking and junk journaling.

Favorite Television

My current favorites are Queen Sugar, The Voice, Mayans, Law and Order, Dateline, House of Dragon, Succession, and Yellowstone. Past favorites were 24, Big Bang Theory, Peaky Blinders, Ozark, This Is Us, Being Mary Jane, Nashville, & Scandal.

Favorite Postcards

Themes I like

Lou Paper Cards

Lantern Press cards

Game of Thrones

Art by Mario Sanchez

Postallove greetings (I’m starting my collection over)

Postcards of your photography,

Humming Birds,

Coffee,

Butterflies,

Royalty (My name means "Queen" in Spanish.)

Anything Marvel

Street art, Banksy

Fountain pens, letters and journals

Books, Jane Mount Bibliophile, reading, or writing

Mail, airmail, or postal themes

If you need a topic to write about, I would love a book recommendation or your favorite book quote.

Wish list

You don't need to send me anything just to include something with the original swap. I won’t rate down for not receiving “extras”. If this happens to be a swap where you are required to include something extra I’ve listed some likes below.

My favorite things are

  • any ephemera for junk journaling
  • notecards with envelopes
  • unused non-touristy postcards
  • bookmarks
  • anything air-mail, travel, postal themed or envelope seal stickers
  • Washi Samples-I have access to Hobby Lobby so any themes from other (online) stores would be appreciated.
  • doll/girl/people stickers like La Dolce Vita or Capital Chic designs or similar ones.
  • anything Baby Yoda, Marvel

*Vintage playing cards

Swap-Bot

Please take the time to rate me and I will do the same for you. If for some reason you are missing my rating, please feel free to contact me so we can resolve this matter quickly. My goal is to get swaps completed so they can be archived in a timely manner.

Favorite Books

2021 5 Star Books

Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

The Pearl That Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi

The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers

City of Thieves David Benioff

Descent by Tim Johnston

The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

The Survivors by Jane Harper

Love Lettering Kate Clayborn

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

Peace Like A River by Leif Enger

And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman

Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay

We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker

What Comes After by JoAnne Tomkins

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

What Could Be Saved by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz

Pack Up the Moon

The Chestnut Man

Unraveling Oliver

The Unwilling by John Hart

The Count of Monte Cristo

Dislikes

Please don’t send me the following: Reward stickers or anything political.

Ratings

Zefaniya rated for 4 Postcards in an envelope #15 on Dec 3, 2022
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Comment: Yay for more mail from you :D Love the butterflies & the Fifty nine parks card...that set has been on my wish list forever lol!
Zefaniya rated for Christmas Card (store bought) on Dec 2, 2022
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Comment: Thank you! Love those red trucks!
Fabriqueen rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #92 on Nov 30, 2022
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Comment: Thank you so much for sending the postcards and the extra card! Have a Merry Christmas! Hugs, Diane
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Neenarneenar rated for book im reading pc 23 usa on Nov 30, 2022
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Comment: Thank you!
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Comment: Thank you very much for the four cards, especially like the shaped Illinois card (grew up there)
kittyfun rated for Postcard surprise #05 on Nov 27, 2022
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Comment: I really liked the postcards you sent me. Thank you!
Response: You’re welcome and thanks for the heart!
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Comment: Beautiful postcard, thank you. I'm envious, I've heard of the Broadmore but never stayed there.
mchesser12 rated for CPG Coloring Collab #33 Nov - US on Nov 23, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for sending your card my way and for the extra one and stickers.
Poohtat rated for UHM: Blank Postcards Swap 💐 on Nov 17, 2022
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Comment: Thank you. The fur coat lady made me giggle!
Response: I’m happy to hear that! Thanks for the heart!
Wingy rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #90 on Nov 15, 2022
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Comment: Thanks ;) will move them along
Response: You’re welcome!
Jafferty rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #90 on Nov 14, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the fun swap and the extras! You decorate such cute envelopes.
Response: Thanks, I love decorating envelopes in batches.
thehappycow rated for Postcard surprise #04 on Nov 14, 2022
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Comment: What a great selection! Thankyou so much!
Response: You’re welcome and thanks for the nice rating.
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Comment: Thank you for the fun post cards.
Response: You’re welcome and thanks for the heart!
ShireSeamstress rated for What Are You Reading? on Nov 10, 2022
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Comment: I will be checking out ‘Daisy Darker’ - thanks for fun postcard!
Response: Happy to hear that! Happy reading.
onyx95 rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #88 on Nov 9, 2022
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Comment: Thank you, ready to pass on and great envelope.
Zefaniya rated for 4 Postcards in an envelope #14 on Nov 8, 2022
5
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Comment: Thank you! I see some that have potential for my postcard smashbook :D
Response: Have you posted pictures of your pc smashbook? I'm trying to figure out a way to use my favorite one. Right now they're just sitting in a box.
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Comment: Will pass it on next round!
Response: Thanks for the rating!
DreamCloud rated for book im reading pc 24 usa on Nov 6, 2022
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Comment: Thank you, Reyna ❤️
Response: You're welcome and thanks for the heart rating!
Zefaniya rated for What are you reading? PC #7 on Nov 6, 2022
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Comment: I saw you had finished The life of pi! I LOVED that book (so much I think I've read it 3 times lol) but the movie? Not so much! Our library here lets you keep stuff past the loan time but if it has holds I try to return it asap because I feel bad for the others after me lol
Response: I checked out the book from another library and I’m so glad it was available. I’ve been wanting to read that book for years. I loved how two stories were religious and scientific. Clever writing.

Rating Overview

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Comments

OrigamiGrace on Nov 24, 2022:

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HappyMom on Sep 15, 2022:

Thanks for sending home RRTPC #68. And I love Sarah Barellis too :)

RiverTopanga on Aug 24, 2022:

Thank you, Reyna for coloring the last section of the coloring collab (#30) and sending home. Your blue background and all glitter gel pens really make your section stand out. Thanks!! ❤️❤️

Aseret25 on Mar 18, 2022:

Thanks for working on my coloring collab postcard and sending it back home! :) I love the shimmery markers/pens you used!

Zefaniya on Sep 24, 2021:

Got your world postcard day postcards today! You’re too sweet to think of me!

carrotkate on Sep 18, 2021:

Thank you for sending my Coloring Collab postcard home!

teejlc on Jul 28, 2021:

Thank you for sending back my coloring collab postcard! I love all the collaboration swaps and this is the first thing that’s ever made it’s way home to me. I love how it turned out!

kssunlover1947 on Apr 23, 2021:

Thank you for returning my Coloring Collab card that I started on 9-27-2020- Coloring Collab 2020#9. I love how everyone colored on it.

nomadmama on Oct 24, 2020:

Thank you for sending my card back with your reading recommendations! I hope you're reading something good this weekend.

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