Swap-bot Time: May 20, 2024 12:44 pm


Date Joined: October 7, 2011
Last Online: March 25, 2024
Birthday: March 15
Country: Netherlands
Postcard collection and swap albums

About Me

** I always send my swaps so when not received please contact me before rating. I'm happy to resend**

*** I stopped swapping for now but I hope to be back in the future again ***

I'm a 39-year-old, living with my husband and daughter in a large city in the south of the Netherlands. We have a kakariki ( bird species from New Zealand) named Blitz 🐦.

I am a World War II reenactor for over 12 1/2 years. Depending on the event, I play the role of a nurse or a member of the Dutch resistance. It's amazing to teach children about life during World War II and let them touch items which are normally only displayed in museums.

Always willing to do a private swap!

I'm collecting:

♡ Postcards (see my fav. list below)

♡ World War II memorabilia

♡ Dutch royal family memorabilia

♡ Elongated coins (pressed pennies)

A-Z of me

A - Aurora borealis, Abandoned Buildings, Architecture, Astronauts, Address labels

B - Bags, Books, Bookmarks, Buttons

C - Candy, Canal houses, Candles, Coconut, Crochet, Crystals, Christmas ornaments

D - Dakota C-47 (WW2 airplane) Dolphin, Dreamcatcher

E - Envelopes

F - Fabric pieces, Facemasks, Feathers, Feminism, Flower seeds, Frikandel speciaal (Dutch snack)

G - Geisha, Ghost Adventures, Ghost Nation, Grapefruit, Greenpeace

H - Hand cream, Harry Potter, Highland cow, Halloween, History

I - Ice cream

J - James Dean, Jelly Beans, Johnny Cash, John Wayne

K - Kakariki, Key rings, Kindred Spirits, Kiwi

L - Lace, Lipbalm, Lipstick, (Vinyl) LPs, Longhorn, Lou Paper

M - Magazine, Magnet, Marilyn Monroe, Mandala, Miffy, Moon, Movies, Museum

N - Navy, Nature, New Age, Notebooks, Notepaper, Novels

O- Oceans, Outlander

P - Parfum samples, pens, Photography, Pin-up, Postcards, Postcrossing meet-ups, Pressed Pennies, Presidents (USA)

Q - Quotes

R - Rammstein, Reading, Reenactment, Reese Witherspoon, Royal Family (UK&The Netherlands)

S - Scotland, Shakespeare, Sewing, Sissy, Skeleton keys, Souvenirs, Space, Stained glass, Stationary, Stickers, Sushi

T- Tea, Tea towels, Texas, Tote bags,Turquoise, Twilight


V - Vampire Diaries

W - Washi tape, Whales, Windchimes, World War II memorabilia

X -

Y - Yarn

Z - Zeeland

Favorite Tv/Movie

♡ Beautiful Creatures

♥ Dirty Dancing

♡ Downton Abbey

♥ Gossip Girl

♡ Ghost Hunters/ Ghost Nation/ Kindred Spirits

♥ Grimm

♡ Forrest Gump

♡ Harry Potter (Ron Weasley is my favorite character & I'm a Ravenclaw)

♥ Legally Blonde

♡ Lord of the Rings

♥ Outlander

♡ Pretty Little Liars

♥ Riverdale

♡ Sissi

♥ The Sound of Music

♡ Twilight

♥ Vampire Diaries / The Originals

I love postcards

★ Gotochi

☆ Tausendschön

★ (Postcrossing) meet-up cards

☆ Texas (USA)

★ Scotland

☆ Lantern Press and LouPaper state cards
(have AK, AZ, HI, IN, KY, LA, MA, MN, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI)

★ Moon or solar eclipse

☆ Moon landing

★ Aurora borealis (northern lights)

☆ Greetings from ...(Icons, WOW, FOTW etc)

★ World War II/ Naval/ Navy-themed (especially female)

☆ Pin-up (no nude)

★ Geisha

☆ Harry Potter, Outlander or Lord of the Rings

★ Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Reese Witherspoon

☆ James Dean, Johnny Cash and John Wayne

★ Mila Marquis and Blue Art

☆ Miffy (Nijntje), Dribbel (Spot ) or Dikkie Dik

★ Mingface or Coolpuck

☆ Dick Bruna, Fiep Westendorp or Kaartje van Caatje

★ Sissy (Elisabeth) and/or Franz Joseph

☆ Romanov family (Nicholas II/Nikolai II + family only)

★ Royal family (UK and The Netherlands)

☆ Anne Taintor housewives

★ Dolphin, whale, kakariki, cocker spaniel, longhorn, highland cow or platypus cards

☆ Sinterklaas (St Nicholas)

To make it easier for you, I uploaded my received cards by category, please click on this link


Thank you

I love Tea

I'm always open to try new flavors but I really don't like the ones below:

  • Chamomile
  • Cranberry (allergic)
  • Pineapple
  • Chai
  • Rooibos

Of course I won't rate down when received but I will always pass them on.

I don't like

★ Free or Ad postcards

☆ Friendship Books or labelbags

★ Anything coffee related

☆ Pure chocolate

★ Zentangle

☆ Pineapple

★ Kids or teacher reward stickers

☆ Minions

★ Art cards

I angeled for...

@LavenderSprinkles angeled Int'l Decorated Envelope w/ 10 Items #2 swap


momto8cats rated for Tea For Thee # 99 on Jan 3, 2022
Comment: Happy New Year!
Eulegirl rated for Tea For Thee # 90 on Nov 30, 2021
Comment: Sorry for the late rating--I just found a few swaps hiding among the cookbooks. Thanks for the awesome tea!
Kraftylady777 rated for Used Stamp Chain Card Round 33 on Sep 22, 2021
arystotle rated for Postcard Bag Round 5 on Sep 18, 2021
Berlinerchic rated for Tea For Thee # 97 on Sep 8, 2021
Comment: Thanks so much for re-sending this swap and doing it so quickly. Sorry you had to re-send!! Many thanks for all the tea bags, cant wait to try them all :)
kittyfun rated for Ratings Booster Postcard Swap #49 on Aug 2, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the postcard!
Eclectonote rated for Used Stamp Chain Card Round 39 on Jul 4, 2021
Comment: Love the ferris wheel postcard! Your stamp chain card is ready for the next round.
Eulegirl rated for Tea For Thee # 100 on Jun 24, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the yummy teas and bonus postcard!
MisplacedfromPA rated for Postcard Bag Round 4 on Jun 1, 2021
Comment: thank you so much. I will pass the bag on with round 5. Have a great week.
JBuchner rated for MMHWH - Cup of Tea for Me Swap #7 on May 31, 2021
Comment: Indeed a very sad Harry Potter scene. I guess we all liked Dobby! Actually my absolute favorite character is Snape. Draco comes in second. I like characters with a strong storyline as in not being either good or bad but more complex. So thank you so much for this wonderful card! Take care!
suepier rated for LSRUS: One Year Groupiversary Swap on May 27, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the generous envelope full of surprises.
matt319 rated for Ratings Booster Postcard Swap #49 on May 27, 2021
TonyaAshe rated for MMHWH - Cup of Tea for Me Swap #8 on May 27, 2021
matt319 rated for Quick 5 Postcards in an Envelope #1 on May 27, 2021
shariniscarin rated for MMHWH - Washi Sample Swap #8 on May 26, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the washi, tea and the creative book page envelope :D
marclively rated for Postage Stamp Bag Swap #48 on May 26, 2021
thelocalman rated for Not Your Country Map PC #6 on May 21, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the resend, what a beautiful postcard! And I didn't know about Zeeland, very interesting :)
Clstew rated for Used Stamp Chain Card Round 38 on May 17, 2021
Comment: Wonderful envelope! Loved the HP postcard. Thanks so much, happy mails!

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susieq11 on Jan 9, 2023:

Happy New Year! I hope you are doing well! : )

heidiblooms on Dec 25, 2021:

🎄❄️Merry Christmas!❄️🎄

heidiblooms on Nov 26, 2021:

ThrivingWell on Apr 8, 2021:

... SO MUCH, for the delightful surprise Thank You package of fun surprises!!!!!!!!!

The timing is wonderful, as I’ve been feeling deflated with the tea swaps I’ve participate in, since most have not sent me anything! I do enjoy preparing packages for others and feel joyful doing so; it’s just nice to actually receive happy mail, too! . . . And you’ve done just that for me!!!

I AM So Grateful for you and your fun package! I love everything: the various teas, washi samples & cute mermaid keychain; I look forward to trying the teas, while playing with the washi tapes. ❤️💕❤️😇

OrigamiGrace on Mar 5, 2021:


From CPG!

bringitb on Feb 7, 2021:

Hi! Just made two new swaps in the Washi Tape Lovers group. I’d love to have you join in the fun! =)

ScrapHappyGabi on Dec 21, 2020:

Meisje on Dec 4, 2020:

Just because ♥ Christmas Christmas


OrigamiGrace on Nov 4, 2020:


ScrapHappyGabi on Oct 31, 2020:

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