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parakeetmails

parakeetmails
Date Joined: July 27, 2019
Last Online: January 27, 2020
Birthday: November 6
Country: United States

About Parakeetmails

swapbot is my anxiety reliever, so please don't take this amazing experience away from me. I rate generously and I give people second chances, all I ask for in return is for you to do the same. I NEVER flake. Please rate generously. thank you♡

PLEASE READ:

Just a little caution, negativity is not needed here, so please remember to be nice to swappers. Also, if you haven't received my swap at all, it's most likely because it got lost in the mail. If that happens to you, please PM me so we can quickly fix the issue. I post every one of my decorated envelopes on instagram, and I weigh all of them to make sure I have the proper postage for them, so I always have proof of sending. I absolutely hate it when people rate you down over the nit-pickiest things. I am an experienced swapper with almost 400 outgoings on my instagram.

note: I am looking for profile based private swaps OR groups. I'm also very interested in journal swaps/artistic drawings etc.

hey! i'm Chana. I currently reside in WA state, this dreary, yet peculiar place I currently call home. I'm 19, a college student in Flight Attendance, all while being a therapist in training, and i've been penpalling & swapping since 2017. as I currently hold 300+ outgoing's and 300+ incoming's (check my instagram on the bottom of my bio for reference), I love to swap postcards, ATC's, stickers & art. I no longer penpal because I don't have the time to sit at my table and write for 2 hours, so I switched over to something much easier, creative and fun, that being Swap-bot back in 2018. I love love love receiving mail! If you could tell by my username, i'm an absolute bird maniac. I love birds, more particularly parrots. I own 3 budgie's, Eli, Gids, & Tikki! but in my overall life i've owned 10 birds! So receiving bird related things make me extra happy. I have an anxiety disorder, and i'm also a recovering SUI & bulimia - anorexia survivor. So please have patience with me incase I ask you a question, thank you♡

FAVORITE POSTCARDS TO RECEIVE

So..this is on the tippity-toppity of my favorite things to receive. Basically, anything to do with...

Birds (parrots, e.i parakeets, macaw, conure, cockatoo/tiel)

I love birds quite much so I thought i'd get that out there :)

Cats

Cute illustration

Plants (/e.i spider-plant, succulent, foliage, flowers)

Puffins (the bird, lol)

Finches (I LOVE FINCHES)

Polaroid

Digital art print

Digital art prints (cartoon/cute illustrated)

Ducks

Penguins

Ramen

Horses

Fuzzy panda's, fuzzy koala's

Cute dogs (preferably anything except boxers, chihuahua's, great dane, pug, & pitbull). ((BONUS: my favorite type of dog is poodle, bichon frise, border collie and labrador!!))

Fruit; Strawberries, kiwi, mango, apricot, pineapple, banana, water-melon, pomegranate, papaya, lemon

Food illustration (desserts, sweet or savory etc. I just generally love food postcards)

Clowns/circus themed

Cows

Bumble-Bee

Animal crossing

Airplane

Russian Postcard

Strawberry shortcake

THINGS I DISLIKE

KIDDIE/REWARDS STICKERS, OR DOLLARSTORE STICKERS.

I will simply toss or throw out kiddie stickers. I have 0 use for them and about 99% of everyone else on Swapbot dont want them either. :( (note: I do not mind letter stickers, quote stickers, or number stickers)

Skulls, death, blood, witch-craft related stuff, creepy/spooky, & skeletons.

Thick, white filler stickers (not really usable for journaling)

Dark chocolate ( I only like milk chocolate)

Gangster/"swag" related items

Dollar store stationary. Big nope

Pencils--please don't send me any. I have enough :(

USA state/map, Touristy postcards

Ephemera

Literally anything vintage related

CANDY. I hate candy, sweet or sour, I will never eat it and will trash it. Sorry!

Dull colors (I am a COLORFUL person, I love color!)

WISHLIST/FAVORITES

Mint, unused forever stamps ☆

Anything bird/parrot related, but some examples are; stickers, ATC's, picture cut-outs, rubber stamps, charms, trading cards, & postcard. ☆

Sticker sheets,/loose stickers. NO kiddie/reward/teacher ones. (im an avid sticker collector) (bonus: I LOVE stickiiclub stickers) ☆

Sanrio themed stationery or charms. (my favorites are pompompurrin, keroppi, & cinnamoroll!!)

Unused cute illustrational postcards (i.e cats, dogs, birds, food, or cute illustrational art)

Pastel journaling paper / scrapbooking paper ♡

Pictures you took on Polaroids/fuji-film ♡

Scented things (I love coconut, banana, or just anything that deals with sweet scents) ♡

Fruit themed stationery (my favorites are strawberry, banana, & kiwi) { papaya, pomegranate, & lemons + oranges are awesome too } ♡

Photo cut-outs for journaling / magazine cut-outs (I also like the food ones) ♡

Pantone's ♡

Soap (sweet/fruity/food scents) ♡

Facial masks [ if you decide to purchase me a mask, Please check for EDTA, BHT, PEG-100, Sulfates, Diazolidinyl Urea, or anything artificial/preservatives. I'm severely allergic to those :( ]

Polymer clay charms

Mail art (I LOVE IT WHEN PEOPLE DECORATE THEIR ENVELOPES NICELY!!) ☆

Pusheen merchandise

Enamel pins

Journal's / journal pages

Wax seals (ones that you sealed on the envelope already)♡

Chocolate, desserts, etc. I also love cake themed items! ♡

Candles (omg I'm a total candle hoarder; I only collect dessert scented candles and fruity scented ones except citrus. I dislike floral scented candles though!)♡

Snacks (I have no allergens except for artificial ingredients & pork)

Zines ♡

Flipbooks ♡

Washi tape ♡

Valentines themed items

Cute teabags / sweet tea

Egg stationary (yes, I know, its weird)

Address labels ♡

Really fancy ATC's (double the points if its bird related!!) ☆

And last but not least, my favorite colour is creamsicle orange, and pastel pink. I love kawaii themed things too! ☆

Hobbies

I love to journal. I have a big bulky journal filled with everything between pictures, stickers, ATC's, to wax seals, cut-out's and art. I cant seem to ever get old of stickers either. I also like to stuff my envelopes to the brim with goodies. There is something satisfying about sending someone an abundance of goodies, maybe it's the satisfaction knowing it will put a smile on their face :) (most of the time). I'm also a mental health advocate, I know how it feels to feel hopeless so I am always a open hand for those in need.

Pets I own

I have 3 adorable little budgies. Gids, my oldest male, is a clumsy pretty boy who loves to sit by the window and watch cars go by. Eli, my second oldest male, is a fancy schmancy boy, and LOVES to sing. He's my singer boy. Tikki, my youngest female, is super smart and likes to make new birdy friends. She loves to fly and also loves to scream. I also have a dog, shes a border collie named Dèja. Shes 5 years old!

Outside of crafting and journaling, I personally love video games, digital art, and cooking. I'm a total foodie and trying out new food! So far the newest food I've gotten to eat is Calamari!!

my instagram is @ parakeetmails if you need to get in contact with me. You can also check out some of my outgoings on there!

Me when I get happy-mail

Ratings

Itti rated for Mental illness awareness on Jan 28, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for organising this swap and for sharing your story with me. I wish you all the best.
arimails rated for HD / HP Face ATC - Newbie Friendly on Jan 27, 2020
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Comment: always a pleasure swapping with you, thank you for the nice ATCs
BeadDiva rated for Stuff the Mailbox #21 on Jan 27, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the goodies.
Elliepatterson rated for Stuff the Mailbox #21 on Jan 27, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the darling envie stuffed full of goodness! I especially liked the girl butterfly stickers. Very unique. I appreciate all you included.
eileensariot rated for FOOD POSTCARD SWAP on Jan 27, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the card and the swap! I love themed post cards. After this swap I actually saw some more fun food cards at the store.
cherlita rated for Look this is my pet! on Jan 26, 2020
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Comment: These parakeets (and dog) looks adorable! I love Tiki's personality 😂 Thanks for sharing and have a nice day!
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Comment: 🆃🅷🅰🅽🅺 🆈🅾🆄
spicemom rated for Stuff the Mailbox #21 on Jan 26, 2020
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Comment: Hi Chana Thank you for the goodies Spicemom
Candace rated for Look this is my pet! on Jan 26, 2020
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Comment: Hello Chana - give Deja and her feather siblings an extra pet and hugs from me and my Grandpa Kitty - Carter - he turned the big 2-0 last week! Meow Meow :)
Response: I will be sure to do that!!! Thank you so much !! Meow meow :D
Carolien25 rated for Look this is my pet! on Jan 26, 2020
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Comment: What cute pets you have :) Thanks so much for sharing with me
Response: Awe thank you!
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Comment: Fruity mail!!!!!!!!!!! Woohoo!!!!!!!!
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Comment: Oh, getting flaked on your first swap :( I know the feeling, my first bigger swap I was flaked on too. But I've received a lot of great things since then!
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Comment: You know, I think I was flaked on not my first, but second swap here.
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trapster rated for Stuff the Mailbox #21 on Jan 25, 2020
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Comment: Adorable envelope and bits. Thank you!
Response: ♡♡♡
ladyaduial rated for Stuff the Mailbox #21 on Jan 25, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the goodies!
Response: No problem!
bringitb rated for Stuff the Mailbox #21 on Jan 23, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for sharing the amazing kawaii stationary and memo sheets! I really appreciate all the cute items you shared!
Response: Of course lovely!!
crochetjunkie rated for Stuff the Mailbox #21 on Jan 23, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the nice variety!
Response: ♡♡♡♡
jules4534 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #21 on Jan 23, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the fun stuff! I love the llama stickers! Cool envelope!
Response: Thank you SO much!!!

Rating Overview

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Comments

Onehotmess on Jan 25, 2020:

Hi friend!! ❤️❤️❤️

bananakiwi on Jan 25, 2020:

Awesome Swapper!

mysmashbooklife on Jan 22, 2020:

This is the first time i am doing an electronic one, so i hope i am doing this right. If not please let me know!

Hi! This message is for the Let’s talk! Food Recipes: Email/Message edition. Sweet recipe: Take a plain bread roll and put some brie or camambert between it. Put it in the oven on 200 degrees and put it in there for 10. Don’t let it smelt to much or it is wasted on you. In the meanwhile take some pinapple and cut it in two halves. Bake some onions (small pieces) Take the bread out of the oven. Put the pineapple on it and the baked onions and it is good to go.

Savoury recipe: Boil some pasta as the packaging says. In the meanwhile cut some: onions, pepper and mushrooms. Bake them for a while. Take the cream cheese out of the fridge. Open the can of tuna and get the oil or water out. Get the pasta out of the water. And mix thema all together and you have a nice dinner.

My absolute favorite: I absoluty love the make my own cream cheese. But the ones they sell at the stores are full of fat. So i make my own. I just take some turkish or other yoghurt. Doesn’t matter which one you use and cream cheese. Also cut some chives in really really small pieces. Now mix 50gr of the cream cheese with 100gr of yogurt. Put the chives in there as well. Mix them together. You got a fresh cream cheese which is much better for you.

I love these variant so much because it is tasting so fresh. We have a lot of stores in the Netherlands were you can buy sandwiches with this type of cream chees. Unfortunately they don’t sell them in trays so i had to figure out to make my own. And i did. It’s my favorite because you can eat it with everything. With chicken, salom, etc. So much choice!

I hope you liked my recipes and i really hope you will try them out!  

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