Swap-bot Time: July 23, 2021 6:56 pm


Date Joined: November 17, 2009
Last Online: March 25, 2018
Birthday: October 6, 1984
Country: United States
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About Me


Hi! I'm Anna, I'm 28 and I live in a small town in Alabama. I have a lovely little family consisting of my husband Craig and my two small children William (5) and Miley (1.5).

I have been fortunate enough to see a good deal of the United States, as we have had to do some traveling with my husband's former job, but this does not stop the fact that I love to live vicariously through others!

Some hobbies and interests of mine.. travel, photography, snail mail, Postcrossing, collecting autographs, jewelry making...


Sending postcards is a hobby that I share with my son. He finds great joy in opening the mailbox and finding your cards. :)

Some of our favorites postcard images to receive are:

  • Cartoons

  • Anything Disney - disney characters, disney parks

  • Theme parks/Amusement parks

  • Food, candy, beverages

  • Toys

  • Movies, television, actors

  • Textured cards. Metallic, foils, holograms, glitter

We are always happy with any postcard, but especially love the ones that have a child's appeal.

Favorite Things

Not a wishlist.. just some of my favorite things so you can see what I'm all about:

  • It must be noted that I love all things GIRLY, frilly, feminine, sparkly.

  • Favorite color combos would be AQUA+RED or AQUA+HOT PINK. I like POLKA DOTS.

  • Please save your USED POSTAGE STAMPS and send them to us! We love collecting stamps around here!

  • BLANK POSTCARDS, CUTE STATIONERY and COLORFUL PENS are always welcomed for my postcard/letter writing hobby.

  • We love trying international CANDIES from our swap-bot friends! :)

  • DISNEY! We visited Disney World last summer and are preparing to plan our second trip. We are quite smitten with "the World" after our visit and now enjoy ALL THINGS DISNEY.

  • Favorite Characters: Jiminy Cricket is my favorite Disney character. European Swappers - I love MOOMIN and BARBAPAPA ANYTHING!!

  • Favorite shopping: I love anything from HALLMARK, SEPHORA, ULTA or UNIQUE BOUTIQUES. I also like all the neat little Knicks knacks that can be found near the registers at bookstores. Yeah, that right, I'm a "knick-knack" girl! :)

  • Christmas ORNAMENTS are welcome anytime of the year! I love hanging up ornaments from fellow swap-botters. :)

  • Favorite people?? I really, really like actor ADRIEN BRODY (so slap his image on something and I'll be happy - lol. It's true!). I also like the actor, Jason Schwartzman.

  • Favorite show: ONCE UPON A TIME. Love, LOVE this show.

  • My style: When heading out, I gotta have my JUICY and BETSEY JOHNSON jewelry, always!

  • I love SMALL THINGS best. I love unique and nifty TRINKETS that I can carry in my handbag. These are amongst my FAVORITE THINGS. :)

My Children

My son WILLIAM is four. He loves the AVENGERS. IRON MAN being his favorite. He also really likes JACK SKELLINGTON from THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS and JACK SPARROW from POTC. His other likes are the GRINCH, THE MUPPETS, LEGOS, and WILLY WONKA (the Johnny Depp version) He loves all of the shows on THE DISNEY CHANNEL.

My daughter MILEY is 1.5. She loves MICKEY MOUSE! She also likes in her words "piggies, monkeys, and doggies".


  • Favorite characters: MIKAN BOUYA, TOMATO-CHAN, GORINGO APPLES, PIZZA-LA KUN. Now with that said I realize all those characters are RARE.. so when it comes to sending me kawaii I'm not really picky! Food with faces, big hit with me!!

  • SAN-X is my favorite brand.

  • I prefer STICKER SHEETS to sticker flakes (gasp! shocker, right?) ;)

  • I get more use out of the LARGE MEMOS rather than the smaller ones.

  • Can't get enough of kawaii PENS!

  • Would love to receive a KAWAII MATCHBOX

  • Of course, I love DECO TAPE

  • Other related favorites: kawaii makeup bags, coin purses, pencil cases and pouches, cosmetics, Japanese candies in cute packaging.

  • Not so much.. I'll pass on the skulls, real kids, real animals. Thanks so much!

Tags, Wishes, and More

Notes so I can keep up with tags and such...



December WTA - You've Got Mail Group


starrycat rated for Holly Jolly Christmas Card Swap! on Jan 24, 2013
Comment: Sorry to be so late in rating! I thought I had rated this swap, but I missed it! Thank you for the card and goodies! I hope your holidays was awesome!
Comment: Thank you for the cute card and the extras!
Comment: Thank you so much!! I love the wrapping paper!! Like sprinkles! Also the packaging!! so cute!! The decoration is soo cute!!! Thank you so much!! xxx
Response: You are welcome!! Glad you like everything! Merry Christmas, Mimi! :)
Comment: Thank you so much for the VERY cute card and kawaii flakes!!!! xxx
Response: YW, chick!
principeta rated for Happy Holidays on Dec 13, 2012
Comment: Thank you,love it!
Response: Wonderful! So glad to hear you liked it!! Merry Christmas! :)
starrycat rated for ~*Sweet Christmas Time*~ on Dec 11, 2012
Comment: Thanks for the lovely package, Anna! I can't wait to open my goodies- that stocking is too cute! LOL, I had to make my stocking larger than "mini" to fit all my surprises for my partner, lol.
Response: YAY!! I think mine is waiting at the post office for me. I'll let my kiddos open it for me today since they are DYING to open presents. lol. You'll have to let me know what you think once you open it! :)
Comment: Thank you so much Anna for all the cute memos you sent to me! I have to say many were new to me and that's really hard for most people to send to me :p thank you! Love them all!
Response: Oh that's so great!! I don't remember what I sent now, lol, but glad they were new to you!! :)
nanc6124 rated for Holly Jolly Christmas Card Swap! on Dec 3, 2012
Comment: Thanks for you cute card and all the extras!:)
Response: You are very welcome!! Loved the cute card that you sent out! :)
Comment: Thank you so much for all the extras! I love everything :D
Response: Awesome! Glad you liked it!
mienkintoshfairie rated for $5 Kawaii Swap on Nov 25, 2012
Comment: I love the deco tape! This package is awesome, I love the Keroppi stickers and sheets. Thanks!
Response: Yay! So glad! :)
Comment: Thank you for all the wonderfully cute stickers and the adorable card!! I hope you get my penpal letter soon!!! xxxx
Response: Glad you liked everything! :)
Comment: Thank you so much for the kawaii flat mail!!!! I loved every bit!! Ive got a reply penpal letter in the mail, it should get to you soon!!! xxx
Response: Mimi, been busy! But should have a reply for you this evening! Fingers crossed!!
starrycat rated for Send a hello! Cute CARD + STICKERS on Nov 12, 2012
Comment: Thanks so much, Anna! The card is too cute and I love the stickers and extras you sent too!
Response: :D
emilynhr rated for Send a Postcard, Make a Friend on Nov 3, 2012
Comment: Fun postcard! Thanks!!!
Response: YW!
Magena22 rated for What's In Your Purse? on Oct 27, 2012
Comment: Thank you so much! I love everything! The lotion smells amazing! It was a very thoughtful package :-)
Response: Great! So glad you liked it! I thought that lotion smelled wonderful :)
Comment: Loved the ATC and stickers. Thank you!
Response: So glad you liked them! :)
Comment: Okay first you're name is the same as the actress! Bet you get that alot! And second, i loved both ATCS. I loved the one with the book page on it. That was neat how it had her name on the book page.
Response: Haha, yes I do! Except for her name is Ana and mine's Anna. Anytime someone checks my ID they are like Wow, you're famous! Lol. Really glad you like the atcs. The book page image I found on Pinterest. I search on there and can always find images, quotes and inspiration for ATCs! Looking forward to the next two swaps and please keep up the series - it's been fun. P.S. I've been saving all my HG atcs to an Flickr album if you wanna check them out. :)
Comment: Thanx for the ATC, the extra one and the extras!! Nice job!
Response: So glad you liked them!! :)
jmvav rated for Disney ATC Series #1 ~ Simba on Mar 27, 2012
Comment: Anna, I Love this rhino envelope! One hundred hearts for you. Since it's taken me an eon to get caught up on rating my mail, I've been carrying it around in my bag & have shown it off to many people who are of course, jealous. Thank you So much & for the alphabet stickers. Take care ;)
Response: Well YAY! I'm thrilled to hear you liked it so well. Made my day!! :)

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miablancs on Feb 23, 2016:

From the group Trinket Pen Pals

ColoradoKate on Apr 9, 2013:

susieq11 on Feb 16, 2013:

Stopping by to see how you're doing?!

elluzki on Jan 18, 2013:

I'm glad to hear you lked them, and that they finally made it to you :)

Enjoy the teas!

Castlequeen on Jan 2, 2013:

AnnaLou, it's absolutely wonderful that you have decided to become an officer for the You've Got Mail! group. Your sparkling personality and sense of fair play make you perfect for the job. Congratulations!

denimblu14 on Dec 14, 2012:

Hello Anna, I am happy to hear that you have received and liked the William & Kate postcards that I sent to you for the WTA. I wish you and your family all the best for Christmas and the New Year too :)

BluePoppy on Dec 12, 2012:

Passing by to wish you a fantastic time with your family and loved ones! Merry Christmas!

Castlequeen on Dec 6, 2012:

You are very welcome, Anna! I'm thrilled that you liked the WTA!

Littletiscrafty on Dec 6, 2012:

So glad you liked the WTA postcards! Congrats again on the win. ~ Tracy

LauraAust on Dec 3, 2012:

Thanks so much for the Kawaii memo sheets (and Wizard of Oz sticker) for my Novemeber wishlist in the Just Wishes group!

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