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Bizzitybam

Bizzitybam
Date Joined: February 5, 2013
Last Online: April 24, 2018
Birthday: April 4
Country: United States
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HI! I'm Christina and I'm from Southern California!

After a year-long hiatus from Swap-Bot, I am happily opening up my craft kits to get back into this amazing community.


I'm a book lover, a beer/wine/tea drinker and a fan of all things Halloween. I like dinosaurs, monsters and general creepy things. I enjoy camping and being outdoors whenever possible and am always amazed by wildlife. I suppose I'm just a silly gal in her late 20s with a huge case of wanderlust.

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I love indie rock as well as some modern folk. Electro-anything is pretty awesome too.

My current favorites include: Murder by Death, Elephant Revival, Bon Iver,The Decemberists, Alt-J and The Civil Wars. but really, I could go on and on and on andonandonandon!

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I tend to read mostly fiction, but I enjoy a good non-fic from time to time. I'm not into Romance novels at all

In the last few months I've read:

  • The Wayward Pines Trilogy - Blake Crouch
  • I Am Legend - Richard Matheson
  • Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
  • Lord of the Flies - William Golding
  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - Ransom Riggs
  • And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie

I've been pretty slow about reading lately, but you can find more info about some of my tastes on my Goodreads profile

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Mary Poppins. Period! (okay, there are others. But Mary and Bert always get the top spot)

Baz Luhrmann's Romeo+Juliet is a movie I'll love it forever.

Documentaries are usually at the top of my Netflix Queue.

Aside from that, I tend to stick to Netflix. I'm definitely a "serial viewer", so I'll wait until things are up on Hulu or Netflix to watch everything at once.

Arrested Development, Bob's Burgers, Game of Thrones & Portlandia have got to to be at the top of the favorites list.

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Crocheting, Papercrafts, Jewelry making, painting and a bit of upcycling/item altering.

I tend to stray away from crafts that won't last or don't have functional or decorative purpose.

I absolutely enjoy baking and cooking for others - there's something special about warming someone's taste buds and tummy, isn't there?

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My favorite colors are cool tones, I love Blues and Grays together. All colors really make me happy - brights, darks, neutrals, you name it. However, I will say that my least favorite color to wear is yellow.

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  • Chocolate-covered pretzels are amazing! I love sweet/salty things.
  • Cheetos (especially the Flamin' hot kind)!
  • Chocolates and Caramels
  • Violet flavored gum, candies, pastilles, etc!
  • Dried fruits and veggies of all kinds.

I LOVE IT ALL (almost), BUT I'D PROBABLY PASS ON....

  • Orange Jelly slices
  • Wasabi Peas
  • Meat items
  • Chocolate/cherry cordials (too sweet!)

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  • Halloween themed anything
  • Creepy/scary/horror related items
  • Oddities
  • Masks
  • Old photographs
  • Rings (size 8)
  • Travel related items
  • Dinosaurs
  • Lightweight scarves
  • Cabin/woodsy things
  • Antlers (silhouettes, prints, etc)
  • Lumberjack/Paul Bunyan related things
  • Autumn anything

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Alright, I'm going for it... Map Cards, All States, Hopefully I can collect them all!

Really...I like everything. Got a touristy card? Send it! Vintage Card? I want it! Sassy/Offensive/Naughty? Yes Please! Ad Card? Sure - as long as you tell me why you sent it! Zazzle?! YES! I have so many fun zazzle cards, so as long as they're good quality, I'm happy to receive them.

I'd prefer if it was sent naked, written on, dated and stamped, --Unless the swap specifically instructs that cards are to be sent blank in an envelope.

If you can, PLEASE write more than just the swap name on the card. I enjoy reading the messages with every fiber of my being and I will honestly treasure them forever. :)

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  • I much prefer tea to coffee, though I still enjoy java!
  • I'm a total LUSH fanatic. I've been using the products for ten years and I use at least one of their items pretty much every day.
  • Make up! I love it. I have way more than I need but it definitely makes me happy.
  • I love trains, airplanes and travel in general.
  • I don't eat anything with hooves or wings.
  • I love jokes and laughing. (I'm not easily offended, so don't worry about sending something a bit tongue-in-cheek)
  • I love lists! A lot
  • I am not religious, but I guess you could say I am spiritual.
  • I try to meditate when possible.
  • Oatmeal is the best breakfast item.
  • I love trying/tasting/experiencing new things.
  • I love the smell of rain.
  • I believe firmly in paying it forward and being kind.

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I absolutely appreciate anything you choose to send, but the following things just aren't my cup of tea. Should these items end up coming my way, I'll surely find a nice home for them - they won't go to waste.

  • Anime/Manga
  • Fairies
  • Jasmine or Gunpowder teas
  • Vanilla/cupcake/bakery scented items
  • Precious Moments Collectibles
  • Excessive "Bling" (I try to keep the rhinestones to a minimum)

Ratings

kacka rated for TEA addiction... on Jul 5, 2015
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Comment: thank you for the nice selection, sorry for the late rating, i only found out that it was not rated envelope
suepier rated for WPS - Writing Prompt Postcard on Jun 27, 2015
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Comment: Thank you for the great card and sharing your favorites with me.
veronicadelvalle rated for Tea lovers swap #2 on May 19, 2015
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Comment: thanks for the teas :) your spanish is good!
hazelwitch3 rated for TNW: Wild animal postcard on May 11, 2015
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Comment: No postcard received for this swap. I'd be happy to rerate if one ever arrives.
viza rated for TEA addiction... on Apr 29, 2015
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Comment: Thank you for nice selection of teas! This time you also sent me new tea - Tazo organic peach cobbler
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Comment: thank you for the postcard of the cute bunny, the move went well, a little stressful but all done now and settling in to new home :)
cynlen rated for The Otherworld Mail Art + Suprise #1 on Apr 24, 2015
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Comment: Thank you so much for a super envelope! The creepiness is fantastic and I like all the layers and colors that you used. Everything else you enclosed was also much appreciated and I enjoyed every bit - I already have ideas for a few things. Thank you! :-)
henjomaani rated for TEA addiction... on Apr 21, 2015
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Comment: thank you so much <3 :) !
oetje72 rated for WIYM: Spring Happy Mail on Apr 17, 2015
5
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Comment: I love the envie, so pretty.
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Comment: Loved this swap! What kind of paper did you use for the envelope? Best painted mail art I have received ♥♥♥♥♥ Thank-you too for the vintage goodies, you sent so many!!
Adrian rated for Riddle on a postcard #3 on Apr 8, 2015
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard, received it today. Good riddle, it's very fitting. Best wishes! Love the stamp speaking of.
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Comment: I wish I could give more than one heart! Muchas gracias, I'd love to learn Spanish at some point :) Let me know when you'll know your holiday destination, of course I can give you some tips what to do in Prague/CZ or e.g. in Copenhagen!
ElaCaiu rated for I ♥ Postcards #11 USA on Apr 6, 2015
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Comment: I got your resends today. You really didn't have to send two cards just because I don't care for vintage -- I was just happy to receive your cards! I also think I know why the first card didn't get delivered -- you misaddressed the cards by writing "Street" instead of "S" (for south). ;] I'm glad these two got to me! Thanks so much! ♥
AliCrafter rated for Alphabetical Autobiography - 2 on Apr 6, 2015
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Comment: Loved the envelope! Then the letter. You did a great job doing the alphabet, very clever! I love the idea of X-marks the spot. I'm sorry you had to resend and I so appreciate it. I adore the hot air balloon PC. Someday I want to take flight in one!
butterflylady rated for WIYM: ZAZZLE ME on Apr 6, 2015
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Comment: Thk you so much. Happy Spring, Happy Easter, Happy Everything.....Love and prayers, Sandra
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Comment: I opened this and thought, what the hell?!? You did this swap perfectly. Thank you for the California grass!
Doon rated for I ♥heart♥ Mail Art - March on Apr 2, 2015
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Comment: Hello Christina, Thanks for the lovely envelope and the sweet writing papers! Love it! Greetz Doon
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Comment: ha-hardy-ha I love J. Hagy soooo funny. this one is one of her best. Thanks!
urocyonfox rated for Cabinet of Curiosity goodies! on Apr 1, 2015
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Comment: Amazing box! So many goodies and the labeling was awesome as well. Thank you so so much for everything!
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Comment: Thank you for the great postcard with the nice message :)

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Comments

Yofu on May 28, 2015:

Hi, have you received the TEA addiction...-swap I sent to you in April? If you have, could you please rate me and if you haven't could you contact me so I can resend.

MrsAlderman on Mar 30, 2015:

Thank you for the wonderful cabinet of curiosity's~ I love the mini roses and starfish and the beautiful feathers and awesome photographs. the whole package made my day for sure!! I had alot of fun checking out that website too and might have to order a few things from them someday!

Candyn29 on Feb 11, 2015:

imahe

Aumonae on Jan 1, 2014:

Aumonae on Dec 25, 2013:

RooBaRoo on Oct 23, 2013:

Hey! I just sent out a couple of PCs that You sent me with the Linguist'sSwap :) (Thank You !!) (I also found out that I can get a supply from Auroville website, it'sa bit artificial, but affordable :)

kittyhahahotbot on Oct 6, 2013:

A bag of haunted vegan candie too. Oh my gosh you're so X FILES thoughtful!!!!! "juss" loving you!

kittyhahahotbot on Oct 6, 2013:

GhoulFiend you RocKed that box!!! Muah!

takehimaway on Sep 20, 2013:

No worries; I checked the tracking, and it says it's been delivered; thank god. Everything is okay!

takehimaway on Sep 20, 2013:

There shouldn't be an if it arrives, I paid for two day mail, so she'd get it before her actual birthday, so that kinda stresses me out..

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