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maxbenleo

maxbenleo
Date Joined: February 24, 2011
Last Online: October 19, 2019

Country: Germany

About Me

I am a married mom of 3 in my 40's and live in the northern part of Germany with my family. I love animals and we have two dogs at the moment!

I have always loved writing and getting to know new people and new cultures, we can always exchange postcards or other small things with our letters if you are interested to write just send me a message😋

Favorite Books

mystery, thriller, funny romance, Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings series, Sophie Kinsella, Alexandra Potter, Paige Toon, Dorothy Koomson, Henning Mankell, Stieg Larsson, Patricia Cornwell and lots more......

Favorite Movies

Lord of the Rings

The Hobbit

Harry Potter

Fantastic Beasts and where to find them

Marvel Avengers

Star Trek

You got Mail!

Sleepless in Seattle, While you were sleeping, Bridget Jones, Love Actually, Notting Hill

Roman Holidays, Some like it hot, Breakfast at Tiffanys

Favorite Television

I LOVE watching sports esp. SOCCER, handball, american football, basketball, ice hockey,...... almost everything really!!!

Modern Family, Big Bang Theory, Stranger Things, Cook Shows (Great British Bake Off, Masterchef,.....)

wishlist/trades

TEA - black and black flavored teas - esp. passionfruit and cherry!!!!

Fruit Teas / Fruit Infusions

NO Earl Grey, NO mint teas, NO herbal teas!!!

Twinings Ceylon Orange Pekoe Tea,

Bigelow - Salted Caramel

Yogi Tea Sweet Tangerine

Hot chocolate,

NO coffee please!!!!!

Starbucks Iced Caramel Macchiato sachets,

Milk and dark chocolate, please No raisains and No alcohol, except that I like all types with nuts, peanutbutter, caramel, butterscotch, plain, mint, nougat, crisps, crocant, ........... Please do not send me snickers, mars, milky way, kitkat, Rocher,... I can get all the regular chocolates here!

I love M&M's Mint and Raspberry, DeMet's Turtles, Baby Ruth cannot get these over here!!

Also love Fazer Omar and Panda (Geisha, Tulpa,...) chocolates

Starbucks city mugs, I can swap all german cities available if you are interested!

Hard Rock Cafe Alternative Magnets

Dunkin Donuts Destination Mugs

Willow Tree Angels,

Color Gel Pens,

Tree Free / Leanin greeting cards,

SOUVENIR MAGNETS, esp. raised/3D ones - Please NO dolls, or people magnets

Tote bags,

POSTCARDS only storebought: Map Cards, Large Letter Cards, Capitol Buildings Cards, Lighthouses, Recipe Postcards, Did you know..., Tourist Cards, Beautiful Scenery, Beaches, Sunsets, Animals esp. Moose cards, Manatees, Polar Bears, Wolves, Pelicans, Flamingos

NO Florida postcards if possible please, I have tons of them already!!! Also NO Florida maps

NO cutsy animal cards (dressed animals,...), No Zazzle, No Ad cards, No Vintage, No Art !!!

bath bombs (like from Lush for example)

large bookmarks with animals or landscape/scenery on, or special neat handmade ones ( no promo or ad ones )

Souvenir keychains esp. the ones like a chain with little charms hanging on it!!!!

Also love the keychains that are real long and you can carry them around your neck

Starbucks gift cards

Cooking aprons, hot pot mittens

Yankee Candles

PRIVATE SWAPS:

I am always open to a Private Swap if you are interested or looking for something special from Germany I am glad to help if I can find it :D

Would love to do private postcard swaps, please message me if you are interested!! I have several german map postcards, lighthouses, touristy postcards,....

Would love to do chocolate/ chocolate bars swaps with anyone interested :D

Loves

animals

the sea / the ocean

the beach

the sun

the stars in the night sky

going barefoot

Angels

Christmas

Halloween

Dairy Queen Blizzards😋

Favorite Music

80's, Rock & Pop, Charts

Duran Duran, AHA, Lionel Richie, Robbie Williams, Bryan Adams, U2, Take That, Pink, Katy Perry, James Blunt, OMD, Erasure, Genesis, Depeche Mode, Celine Dion, Pet Shop Boys,

IMPORTANT

Very Important for Overseas packages!!! For everything (except a letter or a postcard) Please always fill out a customs form (small green sheet) our customs are very strict! Mark it a gift shipment and for everything over 25$ I have to pay tax even if it is a gift!!!!

Please let me know if you have not received a swap from me, before you rate me!!! I always send my swaps!!!! And if it should happen one gets lost I will resend!!

I also always rate and I always rate the day I receive a swap unless I am away on a vacation, but then I will rate as soon as I get back. If I haven't rated you I have not received your swap, please contact me to double check and I always give a chance to resend!

Dislikes

Clowns

Dolls

Makeup

Alcohol

Ratings

heyjoanahey rated for EML: Penpal speed dating on Oct 19, 2019
5
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Comment: Lovely notecard, thank you 💛
LuneDePapier rated for EML: Penpal speed dating on Oct 17, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely notecard and the extra stamps <3 I really loved the peanuts envelope, too !
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Comment: Wow, this is a really cool map of downtown Hamburg. I really like the design and graphics. Thank you for swapping with me and I hope you're having a wonderful fall over there.
m3i5 rated for Notecard and Tea August on Oct 13, 2019
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Comment: Hi Kerstin, Thank you very much for the yummy tea's and all the pretty stamps on the envelope! :) Florida is really nice, I've been there once in December, love the Keys as well. I've never been to Hamburg and it is quite close😅 hope to visit it in the future though :)
Rainydancer rated for CPG Cats or Dogs PC - Global on Oct 10, 2019
5
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Comment: thanks!
knitterofhats rated for Profile Surprise on Oct 4, 2019
5
rating
Comment: ‘Thanks for the goodies!
iheartushi rated for Naked Map PC to 3 Partners #3 on Oct 2, 2019
5
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Comment: i got your lovely post card. Thank you very much.
Response: I am so glad you got this, after so long I really thought it is lost! Thank you for your rating 😊
knitterofhats rated for Notecard & Tea September on Sep 27, 2019
5
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Comment: Thanks for your nice note and teas! Yes, fall is lovely here too!
Response: Thank you for joining! Hope you have a wonderful fall and meet you around in swaps🤗
JenniferJo rated for Animal Postcards on Sep 27, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you!
Response: Thank you for your rating - take care😊
jenmcjen rated for APP: Postcard Pals on Sep 24, 2019
5
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Comment: Thanks for the beautiful postcard! Wish I was there!
Response: Your welcome! I am glad you liked it😊
5
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Comment: Thank you for the West Indies Card. In 2012 I took a cruise that stopped at several of the islands.
Response: Oh how wonderful, it is a beautiful area! Thank you for rating!! Have a great day🌴☀️
ktk8 rated for Send a recipe on Sep 18, 2019
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Comment: YUM YUM YUM...... do not have this recipe but LOVE LOVE LOVE RUM....so this is perfect for me....thank you for a GREAT swap.....
Response: 😄 glad it was a new and perfect one for you! Thank you for your lovely rating!! All the best!
mandigutterrose rated for Profile based postcard on Sep 17, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for resending! The architecture is beautiful.
Response: Glad you got it and liked it! Thank you for your rating!
Kvwanderlost rated for Send a lighthouse on Sep 17, 2019
5
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Comment: So many lighthouses, thank you Kerstin :)
Response: Thanks for rating
neva rated for My pet on Sep 16, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the cute notecard and the beautiful postcard and your letter about Spike and his adventures!
Response: Glad to share his story with you🐕 Have a great day☀️
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the nice cards! I really enjoyed receiving them! And, the stamps were great!
Response: You are very welcome - I am glad you enjoyed my swap😊
Sandy1969 rated for SF: A postcard of a city on Sep 14, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you Kerstin for the beautiful city card.
Response: Glad you liked it Sandy! Thank you for the heart and all the best 🤗
sharmison33 rated for APP: Postcard Pals on Sep 12, 2019
5
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Comment: Thanks for the beautiful beach postcard!
Response: Thank you for the heart! All the best 🤗
JuneRosebud rated for Is anyone Out there? on Sep 11, 2019
5
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Comment: Hi Kerstin! Thank u for the nice swap. No, I've never been 2 Germany. Have u be en to the US before? I liked all the nice postage stamps u put on the envelope=)
Response: Thank you I am happy you liked my swap! Yes I have been to the US but never to your state yet, hopefully one day I heard it is beautiful 😊 Take care!!
goinjenny rated for Fill My Mailbox! - August 2019 on Sep 9, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thank you

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Comments

susieq11 on Aug 7, 2016:

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phillaine on May 24, 2016:


to a whole new year of Profile-Based Swaps!

Drachenfrau on Apr 16, 2016:

Liebe Kerstin,

Du hast mir mit den wunderschönen Hamburg-Postkarten den Tag versüsst!!! Vielen lieben Dank!!! :-) Ich schreibe dir bald zurück und würde mich freuen von dir zu hören falls du magst. :-)

susieq11 on Feb 2, 2016:

I'm sorry I never saved your rating for the book postcard!!!!

LiMorris on Dec 29, 2015:

Best Wishes to you and yours ...from me and mine <3

owlsinathens on Oct 31, 2015:

LG Daniela

ShyAnn64 on Jul 23, 2015:

💕 Thank you Kerstin for the lovely letter that I received from you! I will reply shortly! 💕

owlsinathens on Jul 20, 2015:

Hallo liebe Kerstin, vielen Dank für den Brief und den köstlich aussehenden Tee :) Ich schreib dir bald zurück!!

CindyST on Apr 24, 2015:

Thank you so much for the cool Denmark postcards you sent for the 2 PCs in an envie tag :D

owlsinathens on Apr 15, 2015:

Schön dass sie dir gefallen,

dir natürlich auch!

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