Swap-bot Time: October 23, 2018 9:34 am


Date Joined: August 22, 2017
Last Online: December 4, 2017

Country: Canada

About Me

Hi there :)

I'm a 30something, living in Toronto, Canada. I live on the beach of Lake Ontario and love my neighbourhood! Where else can you see the CN tower, an endless beach, and small shops with a beach town vibe all at once?

I love to laugh. I know everyone says that, but I laugh at everything. I like goofing around and think that life shouldn't be taken too seriously. Life is better when you're singing/dancing/laughing.

My son and I are often doing random acts of kindness and set out to do at least one good deed a day. On the other side of the coin, we are constantly jumping out and scaring each other / pranking each other.

I love reading, shopping at thriftstores, garage sales, bingewatching tv shows, and crafting. I like to cross stitch, sew, colour, paint, sculpt, etch, and wood burn. I'm always looking for new fun ways to express myself creatively.

I have a soft spot for old dogs and rescued a 7 year old English bulldog Benny last Christmas. He is an incontinent lump who literally only eats, sleeps, and drools. He is missing most of his teeth but has two tiny bottom teeth that always poke out of his bottom lip. He looks like a walrus, and also looks like Jabba The Hut. He's perfect.

Likes and Dislikes

LIKES / Yes pleases:

♡ Penguins, walruses (walri?), narwhals

♡ Tea

♡ Hot chocolate

♡ Mugs

♡ Lipbalm

♡ Lotion (nothing super strong though please)

♡ Candles

♡ Nag Champa Insence

♡ Sage / Paolo Santo for smudging

♡ Essential oils for my diffuser

♡ All natural handmade bath and beauty products - especially if you made them yourself

♡ Vintage everything

♡ Little Boxes

♡ Plants and seeds (especially succulents)

♡ Painted rocks

♡ Nail polish

♡ Pens, pencils and erasers

♡ Mini-erasers shaped like food

♡ Fun post its

♡ Pendant charms necklaces

♡ EVERYTHING WINTER HOLIDAYS *Secular Christmas/Hannukah/Kwanzaa: think snowmen, dreidels, elves and Santa, not Mary and Joseph - I completely respect it, but it's not my thing.

♡ sloths. Please omg sloths.

♡ Oddities and freakshow stuff

♡ Disney park stuff (we love to travel to Disney!) - want to do a homemade ear trade? I'm your girl!

♡ Bulldogs

♡ Pugs

♡ Llamas

♡ Emus

♡ Goats

♡ Cacti

♡ Travel related items / accessories (passport holder? luggage tag? etc)

♡ Dinosaurs

♡ Octopus or squid anything

♡ The Office (US)

♡ Anchors / nautical stuff

♡ Sugar skulls

♡ Vintage medical stuff: skulls, skeletal system, etc.

♡ Tattoos (I have a bunch and like realistic fake tattoos too!)

♡ Harry Potter

♡ Marvel movies (especially Captain America, Bucky, Black Widow)

♡ Feminism and BLM

Seriously I'm so easy. I love pretty much everything

DISLIKES / No thank you's:

✘ Anything that perpetuates any sort of hate - no racism, fascism, homophobia, sexism, etc

✘ Seinfeld anything - I just don't get why people like it so much!

✘ Anything Trump - related

✘ Bibles, Q'urans, or anything religious (I respect all religions, and do not want to disrespect a religion or someone's hard work by disposing of something you send!)

✘ Family Guy, The Simpsons

✘ Coffee or coffee-related stuff, same for smoking / 420 related items. My son and I open my swaps together :)

✘ Wine - related stuff (Why is so much mom - culture centered around wine jokes?)

About my son

Any of my swaps can be directed to my son if you want! He'd love that.

He's an only child to a single parent, so definitely mature beyond his years. He's sarcastic, witty, warm, and sensitive. Loves videogames and has his own YouTube channel. He is a talented actor and vocalist and we are still debating exploring getting him an agent while he's still young and flawless. ;)

Here is a list of a few of his favourite things!


✭ Pokemon anything: cards, school supplies, stickers, figures, accessories, anything.

✭Videogames: especially Mario/ Nintendo games. Splattoon, etc.

✭Pug / Bulldog stuff

✭Chocolates / candies that we can't get in Canada!

✭ Hot chocolate

✭ Disney pins for trading, Mickey Mouse ears, etc.

✭ Nerdy/Geeky stuff

✭ Harry Potter

✭ Bookmarks

✭ Erasers, fun school supplies

✭ Memes - esp rage face, troll face, etc.

✭ Practical jokes

✭ skateboarding culture, graffiti, etc


✭ Bathbombs

✭ Lotion and sanitizers

✭ Random acts of kindness

✭ Marvel movies: he loves them all, but his favourite characters include Falcon, Black Panther and his all time favourite, Spiderman

✭ BLM & Feminism (the kid is woke)

He loves getting mail though, and is not picky at all :)

DISLIKES (and these are his, I'm not projecting!)

✘Anything religious

✘Anything that perpetuates gender roles or stereotypes

✘The Simpsons

✘anything to do with violent videogames

Post Card Preferences

If we're in a postcard swap and you're supposed to check my profile for my preference, thanks for taking the time! I'd love if you could write a little about yourself and what your typical day is like, if you can't think of anything to write. Write all over it, draw some doodles, whatever - pls no plain in envelopes (unless that's the swap) cause I love postage and love handwriting :)

Private Swaps?

I'd love to partake in private swaps - we could do crafts, specific things, themes, etc. I'm looking for someone to trade a shaker of Trader Joe's Everything but the Bagel Seasoning - maybe for something you can only get in Canada?


Comment: The resend still hasn't arrived. I'll change the rating once received.
Jaymmers rated for Kids Pokemon Surprise on Dec 6, 2017
Comment: We got it! Thank you so much for making my son's day. He absolutely loved it all!!
dearchelsie rated for Disney Pin Swap on Oct 28, 2017
Comment: Wow! Thank you so much for all the awesome pins. I can't believe you sent that many extras. I hope I get to swap with you again to make up for it. =) My favorite was the Pluto Mickey ears, I hope you host this swap again in the future. Please let me know if you do. Happy swapping!
cfroggie rated for TGIF Weekend NoteCard #74 on Oct 21, 2017
Comment: Loved hearing about your Thanksgiving. The frogs were super cute!
aspinks23 rated for Random PC International #10 on Oct 19, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the lovely card and note. Tennant is my favorite Doctor, so handsome. Going good here in south Georgia, finally cooling off.
jn6754 rated for Random PC International #10 on Oct 18, 2017
Comment: I like this card. I did not know Toronto had this square. I would rather go there instead of New York.
amandaboo rated for Share your pet-email swap on Oct 15, 2017
Comment: Thank you for sharing your gorgeous dog Benny with me. I love him! He is gorgeous! Thank you for telling me all about him
DaiziDruke rated for Touristy PC # 5 - Waterfall on Oct 11, 2017
Comment: The Niagara Falls PC was lovely! Thank you so much for adding such a sweet note! Another place to add to my travel list!
Clem22 rated for Share your pet-email swap on Oct 8, 2017
Comment: Remarkable Benny! Thank you for swap.
Comment: I very much loved your swap card and the lil something extra i would love to do private swaps back and forth . I am looking for someone to maybe do xmas one with ?
Comment: Thank you so much for your wonderful card (I love candy corn!) and the surprises inside! Nine is probably my favorite Doctor. And I love the Deathly Hallows symbol!!!
Lina279 rated for 15 Things I love about Fall! on Oct 5, 2017
Comment: Thanks!You've made my day!
QuinGem rated for Share your pet-email swap on Oct 2, 2017
Comment: Thanks for sharing pics of sweet Benny. Thank you for rescuing a puppy mill dog. I'm a big fan of Harley and Teddy on FaceBook and share about puppy mills often. I hope to join one of the Harley's Heroes groups when I move to Washington next year.
Comment: Thank you for your note card. I loved your letter <3
Comment: Thanks for the pictures! I would totally count the beach as my yard if I lived near it. So jealous. Looks like you have a beautiful life. Thanks for sharing some of it in pictures with me.
Inez rated for ESG: your home - photo scavenger hunt on Sep 30, 2017
Comment: Hi Kristina! Thank you for the photos! I love your dog! My dog is also a smelly dog, hihi! Warm greetings!
Comment: Thank you for sharing a peek into your home!
kbaver rated for hand sewn christmas tree decoration on Sep 27, 2017
ccmmsu rated for NH: Simple PC swap on Sep 27, 2017
Comment: Thank you, thank you, thank you for the fantastic stamps!! I LOVE them! And it's so cool that you got them from the oldest PO in Toronto. I memorized In Flanders Fields for a speech class in high school, so it was really neat to see that on a stamp. Welcome to Swap-bot! You're off to a great start, and I'm glad I got to "meet" you. :)
lynnpinkdaisy rated for 15 Things I love about Fall! on Sep 26, 2017
Comment: Your letter was such a pleasure to read! Thank you for sharing what you love about Fall!

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Toby2017 on Aug 25, 2017:

Hi and Welcome to Swapbot!!!! Your profile sounds fantastic!!!! Hope we can swap soon!!!

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