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flyawaycricket

flyawaycricket
Date Joined: August 17, 2010
Last Online: January 31, 2014
Birthday: November 30
Country: United States
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About Me

Sooo I'm moving at the end of March, leaving the Navy for civilian life, job-hunting, and dealing with family deaths and illnesses :( With that said I've drastically reduced my swaps. I still need to de-stress (crafting) hence the swaps I am in. As soon as I get my new address I will post it on here for any of my partners that will be sending to me towards the end of March.


Penny Hi! My name is Cristin. I'm a civil engineer, currently in the US Navy. Some of my passions include swimming, the beach, the outdoors, dogs (favorite is the boston terrier!!! *and now jack russel!), traveling, eating delicious food, listening to music. I play the flute and am currently attempting to learn how to play the guitar. Some of my craft hobbies include making collages from old magazines, doodling and coloring, and taking pictures. I have two pets, an angelfish named Flo and a jack russel I adopted named Penny

Favorite Music

I like ALL music. Some of my favorite artists include but are definitely not limited to: Brad Paisley, Michael Buble, Mandy Moore, Weezer, Maroon 5, Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, No Doubt, Train, Dierks Bently, Sugarland, 311, 3oh3!, Jimmy Buffet

Favorite Television

Doctor Who, True Blood, Community, Parks and Rec, The Office, Outsourced, Psych, Bones, Lost, STAR TREK and old 90's sitcoms

Favorite Books

I read A LOT. I love murder mystery and suspense. Favorite Author has to be Janet Evanovich. Harry Potter series. Sookie Stackhouse series. James Patterson, Mary Higgens Clark.

What I'd Like To Recieve

Below is a list describing things I like, therefore giving you a good idea of what I'd be happy to get. I probably would be happy with anything I'm sent (esp when it comes to ATC's)

  • I love anything beachy/watery/swimming/tropical. I'm basically in love with the ocean.

  • I LOVE candles (ESPECIALLY YANKEE CANDLE!!!!) and smelly things. Just nothing too strong :D

  • Anything dealing with nature I'll be sure to enjoy (I'm a big fan of hiking, camping, and just being outdoors!)

  • Anything vintage

  • Anything dealing with the US Navy

  • Catholic religious items such as saint medals, laminated prayer cards, rosaries, etc.

  • Those smushed pennies you can make at various touristy places

Please don't send me

  • Anything political (I want to keep this fun!)
  • NY Yankee related (I'm a SOX FAN!!!!)
  • Anything black licorice or cinnamon flavored
  • I not a HUGE fan of pink... I like it at times, but for the most part I'm a purple gal:D

Other than that, Surprise Me!!

My Favorites

Favorite Animals

  • Dolphins
  • Turtles
  • Fish
  • Frogs
  • Boston Terriers!! Jack Russels!!!!

Favorite Color: Purple

Favorite Sports Teams

  • Boston Red Sox
  • NE Patriots

Sports I love

  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • American Football
  • Baseball

Misc. Likes

  • Recently I've become obsessed with items that have sequins on them (purses, clothing, shoes, you name it!)
  • Tweety
  • Pink Panther
  • Mermaids
  • Spongebob (fave character has to be Sandy)
  • Bath and Body Works
  • Clinique
  • Polka Dots
  • Sunflowers
  • Flavored Hot Chocolate
  • Earrings

Disappointments

FLAKERS!!!!! note: I will gladly re-rate when items have been recieved

Ratings

redsockz rated for MARCH Wooden House Series - INT. on Apr 2, 2012
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Comment: What fun to find a Red Sox house in my swap package. :) Exactly the reason for my ID. The green monster was very cute. Thanks
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Comment: Wow...you made me a Jigsaw Ducky!!! I love it! I laughed so hard when I saw it, it hurt. You did a great job...thank you so much. And the fact that you made it specifically for me based on my profile is great. Thanks again.
Response: I'm so glad I could make you laugh and that you liked it :D
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Comment: Thank you for the colorful wooden house. <3
Response: glad you liked it! thanks for the heart
KateKintail rated for Whimsy Jar - International City on Feb 17, 2012
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Comment: Thank you so much for the amazing telephone booth--er, I mean jar-- with so many great goodies inside! I opened it at work this morning and my coworkers kept asking what I was gasping/shrieking about :-) Thank you for choosing London--I'm going to London in April for the first time and this was like starting the trip a little early!
Response: I am soooo happy you liked it! I had so much fun making it!
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Comment: Thanks for your list, friendly note, and the surprises. I love it! How cool that your dad is learning German too.
Response: Yay! I'm glad you liked everything! Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: Thanks HEAPS!!! Arrived today & it's lovely, although customs had a peek in the bag, all good & passed OK. Postage too ages, but it finally made it!! THANK YOU!!
Response: Haha so it was lovely customs that delayed your soap! I was extra careful in choosing your soap to make sure it did pass!! I'm glad you like it and thanks for the heart :D
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Comment: Hi :) I love your card and enjoyed your list! Thanks so much for the ATC...it will bring my collection up to six :)
Response: Thanks for the heart! and I'm happy you like the ATC. I wasn't sure what else to send! lol
sbuck rated for JAN/Wooden house New series on Jan 27, 2012
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Comment: Loved it. Thank you.
Response: Glad you liked it! Thanks for the heart!
Reallusionista rated for Top Ten Journal on Jan 11, 2012
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Comment: Thanks! A pretty journal!!
Response: Thanks for the heart! I'm glad you liked it :D
ilona rated for Christmas Cards Express 2011 on Dec 10, 2011
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JenniferVD rated for Christmas Cards Express 2011 on Dec 8, 2011
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Comment: Thank you :) Happy holidays!
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Comment: I now glitter everywhere I go each time I touch the card you sent me! I loved both the bird and tree stamps! Thank you for your nice card!
Response: I'm glad you liked it! I always like to find cards that are pretty and glittery like that! My desk is covered in glitter from sending them out :D Thanks for the 5 and <3!
Charmin rated for Christmas Cards Express 2011 on Dec 5, 2011
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Response: Thanks for the 5 and <3!
nawtnik18 rated for USA Only Christmas Card Swap on Dec 3, 2011
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Comment: Happy holidays to you and your family!!!
Response: The same to you! Thanks for the 5 and <3!
mimisfrog rated for USA Only Christmas Card Swap on Dec 2, 2011
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Comment: What a beautiful card! It's so peaceful looking! Thank you and Happy Holidays to you, as well!
Response: Thanks for the 5 and <3!
kdj42160 rated for USA Only Christmas Card Swap on Dec 2, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful glittery card. Merry Christmas to you!
Response: Thanks for the 5 and <3! and Merry Christmas!
luckycharms rated for USA Only Christmas Card Swap on Dec 2, 2011
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Comment: I love the card! Thank you, and Merry Christmas.
Response: Glad you liked it! Thanks for the 5 and <3! Merry Christmas :D
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Comment: Thanks for making my first Whimsy Jar swap a nice one. :)
Response: I'm glad you liked it! It was only my second jar swap! I was hoping it would be a nice one to send! Thanks for the 5 and <3! Merry Christmas!
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Comment: Thanks for the great pennies! I love older ones that are harder to find now. I didnt have any from Disneyworld (only disneyland) so that's a great addition. Thanks :)
Response: Glad you liked it! Thanks for the 5 and <3!
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Comment: Thank you for the pressed pennies and the note about where they came from. They are a great addition to my growing collection. Thanks also for the little snoopy notelet.

Rating Overview

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Comments

RyeRye on Apr 4, 2012:

morwesong on Apr 17, 2011:

Tomorrow I'm dropping another little package in the mail for you. It is a few items that were supposed to go into your Easter surprise package that I found hiding under a pile of stuff. Give me a few years, and you may see me on Hoarders! (Kidding... I hope...)

Anyway, yay! And don't forget to watch new Doctor Who next week :-)

morwesong on Jan 14, 2011:

When are you gonna create "Monthly ATC swaps: February"? :-D

RyeRye on Dec 8, 2010:

From North Port, Florida to you~

lorepuckett on Sep 2, 2010:

Hi Cristin,

Congrats on graduating and good luck with your flight school. I love your fish names! :)

Just like you, I don't like black licorice, yuck. ;)

Hope you're having fun on swap-bot! It was nice to have you as a partner for the "Read My Profile and Leave a Nice Comment #2!!."

jannieb on Sep 2, 2010:

Hi there! Florida sounds like a really great place to live. I love dolphins too, but have never seen one in the wild...only at SeaWorld. True Bloods gettin' good, huh? I can't wait till the final episode!! I collect smushed pennies too. They bring me back to my childhood when we used to put them on the railroad tracks. Smiles!! (Read my profile & leave nice comment swap)

mizvicky on Sep 2, 2010:

Also, I make my own candles as well as other bath and body products- I LOVE doing this,and have been for 6 years.. My house always smells soooo good..

We love to camp,hike and hunt but this year it is has been so hot,we did not do any of that!!! BOO

And Tweety is my ALL TIME FAVE!!!

mizvicky on Sep 2, 2010:

Hi There- I am your partner for the swap " Read My Profile and Add A Nice Comment #2"

Love your profile!!

love

Miz Vicky

morwesong on Aug 20, 2010:

HIIIII!!!! I signed up for the STUFF MY HANDBAG swap and saw that you had commented, so YAY for us signing up for the same swaps :-D I threatened to stuff Macbeth in the purse and send him, so if I get you as a partner you may get a pet bunny in the mail teehee!

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