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fighterangel

fighterangel
Date Joined: November 18, 2019
Last Online: February 25, 2024

Country: United States
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IMPORTANT UPDATE 2/19/2024: My computer decided to up and die on me, making basically all of my information and data irretrievable. Until I have a fix for this, I have to find other way to access Swap-Bot and my other sites (I'm currently writing this update using my iPad); all of this to say, some swaps may be late and/or my ratings (as usual) will be late, but I'm going to do my best to send them out on time. I really apologize for this inconvenience. It feels like this month has been one thing after another and I’m really struggling mentally. I simply ask for your patience, understanding, and gentleness with me. Thank you all so much.

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It saddens me to have to write this, but if there is an interest of mine that you do not agree with (i.e. my interest in tarot cards) and I join one of your swaps, please reach out to me to see if we can come to an understanding or compromise; if we can't, just ask me nicely to leave your swap instead of just banning me with no warning.

I have started to take my happy mail and am using it to start what I like to call "snail mail junk journals"! I used to do happy mail binders but found that they were causing me more aggravation and frustration than being fun. This way is so much more fun and helps me to be more creative! It also helps me make room so I'm not hoarding all the snail mail I receive (though I feel guilty tossing things away, such is the life).

Please be aware that if you're my pen pal, you may not get letters from me that often due to my busy schedule and poor memory (thanks, ADHD and life in general). Please let me know if you don't want to be pen pals if you aren't okay with this. Thank you!

For my mom: If you would like to send my mom some happy mail, that would really make her day. She loves getting happy mail, too, but she isn't able to do swaps due to her health. She is still recovering from her cervical spinal fusion back at the end of August! Her name is Helen (same last name). She likes Peanuts, anything related to God/Jesus (she's a heavily devout Catholic, says her rosary every morning, watches Mass every day, etc.), wrist/ankle bracelets, drinking coffee/tea, flowers of any kind, fall-related items, and crossword puzzles just to name a few things. She also likes mint (those big peppermint sticks you get around Christmastime are some of her favorites) and she enjoys her tea every now and then, too. She's a simple, wonderful lady! However, please don't feel obligated AT ALL to send anything more than an uplifting greeting card/notecard/postcard. She has a hard time with her hands, so writing/typing is hard for her, but please know that she reads every piece of mail she receives and will always try to send a thank you note. Anything other than bills and junk mail will make her day! If you're in a swap with me, her address is the same as mine. Otherwise, just reach out to me for my info! Thank you!!!

I've created an Instagram specifically for posting pictures of outgoing swaps and mail! I don't post on it frequently but it's something I use from time to time. If you don't want to see potential spoilers, please do not visit! Otherwise, feel free to browse and give me a follow! It's linked in my Linktree!

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I personally am not a stickler for reading postmarks and comparing them to the send date - one, because I honestly don't have time or care about those kinds of things lol, and two, postmarks can be inaccurate and can be impacted by a multitude of other factors (weather, mail delays, etc.). At the end of the day, it's just mail, and it's supposed to make us happy. If you're so nitpicky to rate someone based off of a possibly incorrect postmark, then this may not be a healthy hobby for you. It becomes an issue when I don't receive a swap from someone, which rarely happens. Even so, I give people the benefit of the doubt and I always give them a chance to re-send and I'm usually very lenient and understanding. COMMUNICATION IS IMPORTANT, THOUGH! If your swap is late, not sent, lost, whatever the case, please reach out to me and/or respond to my messages. If they remain unread or unanswered, I'll assume you're ignoring me.

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My name is Katie, and I'm 30 years old. I usually go by she/her pronouns but I don't care what you refer to me as, as long as you're comfortable! I've been swapping on-and-off for several years now and I really enjoy receiving mail, but I love sending it even more! Life can be dull, boring, and sad sometimes... but some happy mail can brighten up our lives!

As far as pets go, we have a Yorkie (Bandit), a nanday conure (Gibbs), and a dwarf hamster (Cappy). They're all equal part crazy, part awesome. I think they fit right into our family. :-P Hector (our tuxedo cat) was rehomed to a family friend, who renamed her Barbie, and she's happily living with a slew of different animal friends - sadly, as of 11/2023, she passed away. :-( She was loved and happy, and everyone will miss her.

I'm a nurse on a med/surg floor and have been for over 2 years now! I'm currently in school for my Bachelor's Degree in Nursing with my ultimate goal of becoming a nurse educator.

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Likes/Loves

  • Finding new pen pals and swapping!
  • Junk journaling
  • Baldur's Gate 3 (my most recent obsession since the full release at the end of August 2023 lol)
  • Lethal Company (my first real horror game, it's so fun to play with friends)
  • Goddess Story cards (don't judge me lol)
  • Cute Pokemon cards (thanks to my girlfriend lol)
  • Chobits (one of my all-time favorites)
  • Sailor Moon
  • Cardcaptor Sakura
  • Dungeons and Dragons (I main a cleric!)
  • Anything homemade/handmade
  • Almost anything kawaii
  • Japanese/Asian cultures/cuisine
  • Stickers
  • Sakura/cherry blossoms!
  • Sanrio (especially Hello Kitty and Cinnamonroll)
  • Taking pictures with my Instax camera (I definitely recommend it if you haven't tried it!)
  • Coffee (can't live without it)
  • Pandas (but I love all animals)
  • MANATEES. I LOVE THE SEA COWS!
  • Tarot cards
  • Postcards
  • LGBTQ+ supportive items
  • Tea (something new for me)
  • Watching YouTube vidoes - whatever peaks my interest
  • Playing video games (especially PC games)
  • Hatsune Miku
  • FLOWERS! I love flowers! ;u; Especially sunflowers!
  • ASMR
  • Postcrossing - I have postcard albums I save the postcards I receive into! I'm about to start on my fourth one. Whew!
  • Undertale
  • Animal Crossing
  • Doki Doki Literature Club
  • Nursing- and medical-related things
  • Vintage Valentine's Day/Christmas/Halloween/general goodies (specifically the cutesy designs)
  • CHEESY PUNS & DAD JOKES OMG. I love them so much. Extra brownie points if you include one in your swap.
  • The podcast Distractible
  • Markiplier's YouTube Original series (Who Killed Markiplier?, In Space with Markiplier, etc.) - I can go on and on about this lmao.
  • The Vampire Blood scent from Bath and Body Works. It only comes out with their Halloween collection and it's my all time favorite scent of theirs.
  • Crystals! I love wearing them, collecting them... everything! Some of my favorites are dream amethyst, labradorite, and rose quartz!
  • Angels
  • Handmade items- I love things made by hand, because I know it was done with thoughtfulness, love, and care!
  • BMW VW buses! One of my dreams is to own one of my own one day and deck it out!!!
  • Makeup! I LOVE playing with makeup, and I've recently fallen in love with doing a "full face" (foundation, concealer, etc). I'm not one for neutral colors- I absolutely love using anything that is bright and colorful!
  • Origami- this goes along with the "handmade items" section but it needs its own little blurb! I've been receiving origami in my swaps lately and I adore it!
  • Anything to do with ancient Egyptian or Aztec history!

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Things I Collect

  • Kawaii stationery/stickers
  • Pokemon cards
  • Shoujo manga (especially if it's OOP)
  • Postcards (both written/stamped and new)
  • Figures (i.e. Pop Mart, Tokidoki, Hatsune Miku)
  • Crystals
  • Plushes
  • Mugs (I use them a lot lol)
  • Buttons and enamel pins
  • Used postage stamps from other countries other than the U.S. (especially from Asian countries)
  • ATCs
  • MemoryDex cards (something new for me!)
  • Pressed flowers
  • Maxi cards from your country or other countries!

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Dislikes

  • Black/dark items
  • BUGS (I can't stand them- I'm VERY particular on bug-related items so it's safer not to send anything with bugs on them lol)
  • Licorice
  • Mint
  • Sweet scents (vanilla, cookies and cream, etc)
  • Scary/horror items
  • "Gothic" items
  • Anything demonic/Satanic (I respect if you are part of that religion, I just don't want to receive anything with any of that imagery)
  • Holiday-themed items (only exception is Valentine's Day items)- please don't send stickers, stationery, etc. as I cannot use them :-(
  • Washi tape (especially samples- I CANNOT use these and I would hate for them to go to waste; besides, I already have so much washi!)
  • Adult coloring/activity books
  • Bath items (i.e. bath bombs)- we only have showers
  • Food items (unless I specifically sign up for a food swap- I'm just weird about getting food in the mail)

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Favorite Music

I have more favorite songs than I do favorite artists- I may like one song and hate the rest of the album LOL! Here are a few that I have quite a few favorites from.

  • System of a Down
  • Jon Bellion
  • Bo Burnham
  • Melanie Martinez
  • Billie Eilish
  • Lofi (especially covers of songs)
  • ABBA
  • AJR
  • Glass Animals
  • Sleep Token

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Wishlist

  • Cute Pokemon cards
  • Dotee dolls
  • Cute, pink, kawaii, etc. themed ephemera for my junk journal
  • Unopened Pokemon booster packs from Silver Tempest or Paldea Evolved
  • Goddess Story cards (yes, the ones from Ali Express lol)
  • Anything nurse/nursing related
  • Maxi cards from your country or other countries!
  • Pen pal letters/new pen friends
  • Beginner's Japanese workbooks/textbooks
  • Kawaii sticker sheets/loose stickers
  • Any cute sticker sheets/loose stickers in general
  • Amazon gift cards
  • Cute postcards for my postcard binder (used or new)
  • Handmade cards addressed to me
  • ATCs and Memorydex's
  • Used postage stamps from India, South Korea, Japan, China, etc.

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Ratings

Annydot rated for Scavenger Junk Journal Round #14 on Feb 22, 2024
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catlingmex rated for Bad joke postcard swap #16 on Feb 21, 2024
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Comment: That really was a bad joke—you understood the assignment! lol Thank you.
mchesser12 rated for PH: Send 3 Postcards #60 on Feb 20, 2024
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Comment: Thanks for the postcards, and the extra one.
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Comment: Thank you so much! ♥
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Comment: Thank you so much! I love the moon theme. 🌙 💖
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Comment: Absolutely LOVE this! The whole thing is just so gorgeous!! love that you made it into a functional calendar page that you can add to if you want! Love it!!
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Comment: Thank you Katie!!! you can be my Valentine anytime! I cant wait to play in my fairy farden with my kids! XOXO
Mamabemus rated for 50 Mix Bag Swap Up #17 (USA) on Feb 8, 2024
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Comment: thanks for the great swap. I will pass these along quickly
Gnoe rated for Scavenger Junk Journal Round #13 on Feb 3, 2024
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Comment: Your page was the first one in! The girl playing card is cute (seventies style... my time) and so is the cat. But d'oh: cats are always cute ;-P
btbeth rated for “Happy Mail” Swap on Feb 3, 2024
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Comment: thank you so very much for all the wonderful things! I cant wait to use them in my creations!
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Comment: The Chii ATC is adorable! I love the stickers that you included, too! Thank you!
teejlc rated for Birds deco (INTL) on Feb 1, 2024
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Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely bird deco! I hope it turns out beautiful for you. I'll get it moving as soon as possible!
lob rated for Scavenger Junk Journal Round #13 on Jan 29, 2024
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Comment: So cute! I especially like the vintage photo.
Rita rated for Simple Happy Mail 💌 on Jan 29, 2024
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Comment: Thank you for the variety of items i received. I l love it and will for sure use it in my journals/crafts. Thanks!
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Comment: Thanks for all the cool stickers! They are awesome! Hope you have a magickal day and happy swapping.....
Nicole72898 rated for Scavenger Junk Journal Round #13 on Jan 28, 2024
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Comment: I love your spread ! It looks awesome! Love the playing card and how you collaged it all together! Happy swapping
LindaW rated for MissBrenda's Valentine Card swap #2 on Jan 27, 2024
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Comment: Thanks for the cute card and stickers.
suepier rated for MissBrenda's Valentine Card swap #1 on Jan 26, 2024
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty Valentine's card and the stickers.
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Comment: Yay! It arrived! I loved everything! Thank you so much for the lovely everything! Happy Valentines day to you...... Happy swapping.....
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Comment: Thank you so much for the card and stickers.

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Comments

SuperNay on Feb 13, 2024:

I loved receiving the Valentine and tucks. Thank you for thinking of me. AATW February.

debbiespoms on Feb 5, 2024:

Hi Katie! I thank you so very much, for the Feb. AATW wishes from Amazon. I so love the set of gel pens and the animal postcards!

SuperNay on Jan 30, 2024:

Thank you for the stationary via AATW January! I love the variety and I’m excited to send some to penpals! What a great birthday gift. I so appreciate it and was thrilled to receive them. 🥰

yvonne401 on Jan 30, 2024:

Typo, Yvonne

yvonne401 on Jan 30, 2024:

Thank you so much for the Amazon wishes for AATW January! So generous of you to send me an entire box of tea and all that Valentine's tape. So very kind of you.

Blessings,

Yvonnbe

ccmmsu on Dec 28, 2023:

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So glad to have you with us!

debbiespoms on Dec 22, 2023:

Oh my gosh Katie! I did not expect stamps from you and you can't tell me, it wasn't enough and just a little thing. It's such a Big Thing to me. So, Thank you so very very much for the RAK via AATW December for sheet of postcard stamps and sheet of Christmas Forever stamps! I can't thank you enough for them and they will be used, That's for sure! You're truly an Angel heaven sent.

SuperNay on Dec 19, 2023:

Thank you for the stationary! I love that it's got a variety of pictures and the pages are double sided!!! I love them and am excited to send out some letters to use them. Thank you so much. AATW

fruitbat5150 on Dec 19, 2023:

Thanks for being in Kawaii RAK second round with me. I wish you happiness and joy this festive season and beyond!

Snaileditcrafts on Dec 16, 2023:

Thank you for joining the swap that I am hosting! Congratulations for being on the nice list! Merry Christmas!

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