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brumby3

brumby3
Date Joined: May 10, 2017
Last Online: December 6, 2022

Country: Australia
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PROFILE LAST UPDATED: May 14th 2022.


NOTICE ON POSTAGE AND RATINGS:

Mail is slow - please be patient with mail arriving to you. Do not hesitate to send me a PM for any queries, I am more than happy to listen and act in a fair manner! I really appreciate communication so don't be shy if you have any issues with receiving the item or the swap itself! Please do not rate me a '1' without communicating first. I am more than happy to resend swaps to you/fix the issue. Thank you so much! :)

For ratings: I truly hope others will rate in a timely manner. Please also check that you have hit โ€˜save ratingsโ€™ when leaving a rating as it wonโ€™t go through if you donโ€™t AND check my profile page to make sure the rating has submitted. Thank you so much and thank you for being my partner!!

I rate all of my swaps immediately after opening (within 24 hours of receiving the swap in my mailbox or front door) and I pledge that I will continue this.


Hi everyone! My name is Annabelle and I am 33 years old. I live in Australia. I live with my partner and our baby girl, Clara, born in August 2021.

I love cooking, food, crafts and discovering new things! Purple is my favourite colour! I love dogs and animals and nature! I write my own poetry and stories as well. I love meditation and fitness and mindfulness is very important to me. I am also addicted to Pinterest!

I do not have any allergies.

I have a likes/wishlist and dislike list below - however please note that I am very open to trying new things, so don't feel that you HAVE to send something from my likes/wishlist. Just as long as it is not one of my dislikes of course!

Thank you so much to everyone who has sent me a swap or RAK - I have truly loved them all! I truly appreciate the time and effort you have put into sending me something through the mail!

Favorite Music

I listen to a wide range of music - I am always up for discovering new music.

Favorite Books

Any romance novels, cookbooks and magazines (beauty, food, health, meditation/mindfulness). I really love writing poems and stories. I have really been interested in journal swaps - I feel like writing and being creative this way is a form of meditation. I love filling up an empty journal!

Favorite Movies

I am not a big movie buff, but I enjoy any romance or comedy movies.

Favorite Television

I am not a big television watcher - I prefer watching YouTube clips about food, nature, crafts or anything else that catches my eye!

Favorite Crafts

I am always up to creating any crafts, but I actively make dreamcatchers and various types of journals. I also make pocket letters and flipbooks. I really enjoy paper crafts!

Likes/Wishlist

  • Anything floral (obsessed! I LOVE flowers).

  • Anything animal themed, especially dogs. I like turtles as well.

  • Anything handmade (especially Pocket Letters, Flipbooks and Tag Flips).

  • Address labels with my name and address on them.

  • Dreamcatchers.

  • Anything that is purple.

  • Food products (exceptions listed in dislikes below). I enjoy trying foreign food products. Please make sure that any food products are in their original packaging. I like savoury / sweet / sour food items. I also don't mind receiving healthy snacks or snacks that are vegetarian / vegan. However, I do not have any dietary requirements, so I am very relaxed and willing to try pretty much anything!

  • Chocolates and candy/lollies.

  • Coffee sachets.

  • Hot chocolate sachets/mixes.

  • Tea (please only send plain green or matcha tea, plain black tea, plain white tea, chocolate tea, caramel / salted caramel tea, mango tea, lemon / lemon and honey tea, apple tea, watermelon tea, lime tea, peach tea, jasmine tea, coconut tea or China rose tea).

  • Recipes and food magazines from around the world.

  • Kitchen accessories.

  • Anything with a cupcakes theme!

  • Maggie Holmes products.

  • Martha Stewart products.

  • Tim Holtz products.

  • Steampunk products.

  • Fashion items such as jewellery (particularly earrings for pierced ears and anklets), clothes, scarves and makeup (I love red and pink lipsticks). I also love scented body oils.

  • Craft items/stationary - stickers, pretty coloured paper, origami paper, card stock, embellishments, diecuts, journal cards, letter sets, wooden stamps, acrylic stamps, any other stamps etc.

  • Tombow and Copic markers.

  • Enamel pins.

  • DIY kits.

  • Items that a primary (elementary) teacher could use in the classroom (as I am a teacher). I know a lot of people write on their profile that they don't want teacher stickers, but feel free to send them to me! All I ask is that they are good quality. The students I teach are obsessed with scented stickers so if you could get them, that would be amazing!

  • Positive quotes and inspirations, poetry.

  • Beautiful pictures.

  • Astrology (my Zodiac/Sun sign is Pisces, Moon sign is Libra, Ascendant/Rising sign is Pisces).

  • Tarot / Oracle card pack.

  • Amethyst crystal.

  • Souvenirs from the country you live in (postcards, maxicards, keyrings, snowglobes, etc.).

  • Any meditation or relaxation items (for example, face masks, eye masks, hand masks, foot masks, self-care books, magazines, etc).

  • Beach/nautical/island/tropical/water themed items.

  • Forest/nature themed items.

  • Bicycles and parks.

  • Health and fitness products. I love exercising, eating well and good health for my body, mind and spirit, so anything related to those would be fantastic!

  • Outer space/astronomy themed items - I am obsessed with the stars, the moon and planets, so beautiful. Anything with a star chart on it would be awesome to receive!

  • Cute stress balls/squishys.

  • Scented or unscented candles.

  • Cute and nice smelling hand sanitizers (can never have enough of them especially as a teacher!).

  • Coffee mugs with interesting/fun designs and quotes

  • Washi tape (either full rolls or samples).

Dislikes/Unneeded Items

  • Licorice or anise flavoured items.

  • Food that is mint flavoured (exception: mint flavoured chocolate is amazing!).

  • Candied ginger or any other ginger flavoured product.

  • Sultanas and raisins.

  • Food products that contain alcohol (as I do not consume alcohol).

  • Marzipan.

  • Celery.

  • Any tea not mentioned in my likes/wishlist above. I highly dislike Herbal tea, Chai tea and Earl Grey tea.

  • Food or makeup products that are past their expiration date, use by date or best before date.

  • Nail polish or any other nail products.

  • Any bath products.

  • Used products and dirty products.

  • Anything with a very strong smell, as it makes me feel unwell.

Ratings

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Comment: I wish I could give you a thousand hearts with the rating! Thank you so much for another lovely and generous swap. It felt like I was opening specially packed presents. I loved every bit of it. Those confettis and pretty pastel paper shreds reminded me of those huge and amazing swap mail unboxings I watch on YouTube (By LoveLetterGeneration, Ephemeris, etc). I will reply to your letter (I canโ€™t promise if it will be soon ๐Ÿ˜‚).
Response: Thank you for rating, Prajakta! Glad you loved everything. ๐Ÿฅฐ Enjoy! Take care, Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ’œ
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Comment: Wow!What a beautiful flip book you made.I love the theme you chose.You included so many extras, that I will so enjoy using.Thank you for all the time and thought you put into it.This flip is really special.Oh,and chocolate looks wonderful.
Response: Hi Linda, thank you for your very positive rating! Glad you love the flipbook - the beach/ocean is one of my favourite themes ever. I hope you enjoy the chocolate - I am addicted to eating it! ๐Ÿ˜ Thank you for joining my swap. Happy swapping! Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ˜Š
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Comment: Oh my gosh, I couldnโ€™t believe what arrived today! Thanks Annabelle for this swap. Each was wrapped with a bit of magic - I was tempted to open them hahah butโ€ฆ Iโ€™ll wait - the suspension is actually as fun as opening presents itself ๐Ÿฅน๐Ÿ˜ Iโ€™ll rerate when everything is opened. Iโ€™m sure Iโ€™ll love them all! Thank you again. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas with your little family. ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜โค๏ธโ„๏ธ
Response: Hi Serviana, thank you for the rating! I hope that you love all of the presents! ๐Ÿฅฐโค Thank you for doing this private swap with me! I look forward to your updated rating when you have opened everything! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ I wish you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas! Annabelle xoxoxo ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŒฒ
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Comment: Annabelle wish I could give you 100 hearts.You really sent a beautiful package.Wow,I can't believe all the wonderful things you included. Thanks so much,I really appreciate all the thought and time you put into it.
Response: Hi Linda, thank you for the amazing rating! Enjoy it all! Happy swapping, Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’Œ
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Comment: Goodness!!! What a happy package! I love the socks, banner, and pocket letter! I am still going through the goodies! Okay hanks for hosting!!
Response: Hi Jessie, I am delighted you love all the items! Enjoy! Happy Halloween! Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿ‘ป๐Ÿ’Œ
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Comment: What a precious swap to receive! I had so much fun looking at everything you sent to me and so carefully packaged! I enjoyed your letter and congrats on the 13 mo old daughter! Thank you!!
Response: Hi Nancy, thank you for your kind review! I am glad you enjoyed this swap that I sent to you. Take care and happy swapping, Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’Œ
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Comment: Another wonderful mail from you! It reached my sisterโ€™s address quite a while ago but I just came to my parentsโ€™ home and opened it. Perfect timing for this lovely treat after a difficult week! I loved everything so much! Maggie Holmes ๐Ÿ˜ I read your letter too. We can surely have another private swap for November first week? Youโ€™re so generous and everything is SO beautifulโ€ฆ even the packaging ๐Ÿ˜ THANK YOU SO MUCH!
Response: Hi Prajakta, oh I am so glad you enjoyed everything that I sent you! I am glad my package brightened up your week. Yes of course we can do another private swap - I will send you a private message. Thank you for doing these private swaps with me. Take care and happy swapping, Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’Œ
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Comment: I wonder if you read profiles. I state I dislike cutesy and crafty items. I love post cards, etc. You might have sent one post card or something that shows me where you live. A coin of the smallest number, something that shows me you live in Australia. An article from your newspaper would have thrilled me.
Response: Hi Betty, thank you for your feedback. The swap didn't specify that it was a profile-based swap, but I am sorry you didn't like what I sent. Let me know if you would like me to send another envelope or a small package - I would love to delight you! Take care and happy swapping, Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿฅฐ
Avi rated for FTLOC#1: Pocket Letter - Food INT'L on Sep 15, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely PL and the extras ๐Ÿ’•
Response: You are very welcome, Aparna! ๐Ÿ’•
katjalves rated for MMHWH: Food Themed Envie-Int'l on Aug 20, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for all the wonderful goodies
Response: You are very welcome, Kat! ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ’œ
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Comment: Beautiful pocket letter and all the goodies you included.Thank you so much.
Response: You are welcome, Linda! Happy swapping! Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ’œ
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely mail. Love your name as well ( my daughter has the same name)
Response: You are welcome, Anicka. That's awesome that your daughter has the same name as me! ๐Ÿฅฐ Take care and happy swapping, Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ’œ
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Response: Thanks for rating, Tonya! ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’Œ
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Comment: Thank you for the note and for everything what you have send. The envelope is very beautiful. Post stamp is beautiful and will go to my collection. I liked washi tapes very much.
Response: You are welcome, Inga! Glad you like everything ๐Ÿฅฐ Take care and happy swapping! Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ’œ
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Comment: Thank you so much for all the fun things you sent me; I will be able to use them in my own journals, etc. <3 I hope that your winter is good and mild and enjoyable. PS I love your handwriting. :)
Response: Thank you for rating, Lori-Anne! Glad you can use the items I sent you. Winter has been good - it's a lovely blue sky day today, not too cold! Thank you for the handwriting compliment. ๐Ÿฅฐ Happy swapping! Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’Œ
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Comment: Love the envelope you decorated yourself. And thanks for all the goodies! It's highly appreciated!
Response: You are welcome, Risna! Happy swapping! Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’Œ
ultracinematik rated for SSM: Sunshine Happy Mail #29 on Jul 9, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the happy botanical and cats happy mail. Some great stuff in this envelope!
Response: You are welcome, Kat! Enjoy! Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’Œ
2Hearts rated for CPG Just a Note #6 - Global on Jul 9, 2022
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Comment: Hi Annabelle! The note and extras you sent were wonderful! I also love the envie stamps from Australia! I would LOVE to visit one day - maybe! Thank you!
Response: Thank you for rating, Nancy! I hope that you do visit Australia someday! Take care, Annabelle xoxoxo ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’Œ
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Comment: Thank you so much for the cute flower mail & note!
Response: You are welcome, Kristen! ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’Œ
TeaNi rated for WIYM: Blind Envie-June on Jul 6, 2022
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Comment: thank you for the pretty envelope full of a lovely assortment of items! :)
Response: You are welcome, Nicole! Happy swapping, Annabelle xoxo

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 135 58 62
Completed Fives Threes Ones
140 138 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
0 26 114 0
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Comments

mymerakidesk on Dec 14, 2021:

Welcome to Wax Seals and Dried Flowers Enthusiasts! โšœ๏ธ

thriftymermaid on Jan 1, 2021:

Welcome to the Mermaid Lover's Unite Group! Look forward to swapping with you!! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿงœโ€โ™€๏ธ

chimerix on Dec 26, 2020:

Thank you so much for the extras special gifts. The dragon earrings are so wonderful and I adore the dancing fairy pieces to craft with. And wow, the snacks! I have never had any of the things you sent and can't wait to try them. Thank you for making my Christmas even more special. Aloha!

debtea2 on Dec 5, 2020:

debtea2 on Nov 14, 2020:

Hello DYSC?

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LavenderSprinkles on Jun 19, 2020:

Welcome to LSRUS!

phillaine on Sep 9, 2019:


to Profile-Based Swaps!

TreeAnn629 on May 25, 2019:

Oh my I owe you a very big apology I was cleaning my craft room up and came across a gift you had sent me. I am sorry and thank you so very much will be putting this stuff to use. Theresa/treeann629

jenmcjen on Mar 17, 2019:

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