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BrennenB

BrennenB
Date Joined: July 23, 2009
Last Online: February 7, 2018
Birthday: March 18, 1983
Country: United States

About Me

I am a loud 26-year-old redhead who loves to make life fun for myself and others. I try to be creative but am not always successful. I'm very fond of St. Patrick's day as it is close to my birthday. I love getting homemade items. I am a serial candle buyer. I just can't help myself. I'm a yard sale fanatic! Can't pass up a bargain. There are no commercial craft stores or a Target where I live, which is very disappointing. I have to drive 100 miles to get to the nearest ones! I love the the dollar item sections in those stores. I love all $1 stores as well. In fact, they are probably my favorite place to shop- after yard sales of course. However, I'm not a fan of thrift stores. I don't have any pets and don't particularly want any. I'm not a smoker. I love getting mail! I work at an academic libray though I am not a librarian. Don't have the degree it takes and don't want to go back to school right now. I value a close relationship with my family. I prefer winter to summer, but really love the fall. Oh, yeah...and in case you can't tell from my name (it's deceptive) and profile, I'm a girl.

Hobbies & Interests

I will try almost any craft once. I LOVE all paper crafts- scrapbooking, card-making, stamping, embossing (heat & dry), etc. I have tried my hand at ATCs and have been very pleased with the few I have created. I haven't been cranking them out though. I think inchies are a bit too small for me. I tried them once and had difficulty with the small size. Maybe I'll try again later. I love lots of stationery items as well. Anything from post-its to colored paper clips to colored pens. I can always use lettter sets and notecards. I like to read- especially Nicholas Sparks. I also enjoy non-fiction and historical fiction. I am curently in 2 books clubs- 1 serious, 1 fun. I enjoy cooking- especially baking. Sugar cookies are my favorite to make b/c they can be decorated in so many ways and decorating is always the best part. I also enjoy good old home-cooked comfort foods. Not a lot of ingredients please. No gourmet for me. I live in a rural area so shopping for exotic spices and such is difficult.

Dislikes

I don't like coffee or coffee scented items. Also, not a fan of musk scents. Please don't send me food items unless I specifically sign up for a food swap. Even then, I prefer milk chocolate to dark. I hate herbal teas! I can't stand buttered popcorn. I do like caramel or kettle corn. Please don't send religious items. No toe-socks please. Or tall socks. Socks crew length and shorter are fine. I don't do traditional picture puzzles. I hate page-a-day calendars. Aside from these things, there's really not much I don't like. I'm pretty easy to please. That doesn't mean I won't be disappointed if you skimp on a swap.

Random Info

I have pierced ears. I have a very weird sense of humor. I like tote bags. I collect pjs and fuzzy socks (shoe size 7). I have one younger brother (younger by 20 mos). I have a great relationship with my mother. She is my best friend. I am single w/o children. I love to pamper myself. I don't need expensive salon treatments. I'm content to give myself a manicure, pedicure, facial, etc. I don't have a computer at home. I use the one at work. I don't have any food allergies that I know of. I cannot eat spicy hot foods. I eat meat and prefer poultry, then beef, then pork. I don't eat fish/seafood. I like licorice. Not twizzlers type but black jelly beans and such are fine. I watch a lot of movies b/c I won't pay for cable.

Themes I Like...

Owls
Cupcakes
Pink & Brown
Zoo animals
Homemade
Stationery
Movies
Friendship
Cheap postage

Available for swap...

Things I would LOVE to receive

-- I'm cleaning this up a bit. A big "Thanks" to those who have sent something special from this list. hearts
-- Stampin' Up, Creative Memories, Close to My Heart, The Angel Company, and other Catalog/Idea Books or Paper Craft Magazines from the past 2 years.
-- A VHS or DVD movie you no longer want.
-- Postage- Anywhere from 1 unused stamp to as many as you want to send would be much-appreciated.

Flakers!

I really hate to have to use the "F" word on swap-bot, but they made me do it. FLAKERS!! Here are the people who flaked on me and links to the swaps they flaked on. These could also be considered "things I would love to receive"...finally!
redrose2007 (coordinator) for [Make me a Recipe book #3](http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/40766"Make me a Recipe book #3")
jenmcpeak for [fall candle swap](http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/45411"fall candle swap")
ilovemykids0704 for Matching Stationary
spicyvizsla for Fun easy Rubber stamps image- Beginner or Not
csamara27 for Newbie Quick Swap #3-- Three's the charm!
seymourgranny for Memo Pad Swap

Ratings

A note about postage due: If I have to pay postage due on a swap, I will rate a 3. If you're not sure how much postage will be required for an envelope or package, either go to the PO or attach an extra stamp. I will pay postage due rather than send the swap back and I will rate a 3 if I have to pay for my swap. (2/18/10)

A note about how I rate: I feel that it is the responsibility of the SENDER to mail a swap within the allotted time frame and it is the RECIPIENTS responsibility to rate what they receive accordingly. I will always rate just as soon as I possibly can. Please feel free to contact me if I have not rated you for a swap or if you have not received a swap from me.

Ratings

spinweaver rated for Swap Cards Swap - Global on Mar 23, 2010
5
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Comment: Thank you, I appreciate that you matched my interests with the swap card theme, and they are so pretty!
Response: Oh, I'm so glad you like them. The idea came to mind immediately while reading your profile. And they turned out quite cute. : ) Thanks for the rating and the heart.
OrigamiGrace rated for Swap Cards Swap - Global on Mar 23, 2010
5
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Comment: Love em, thank you!
Response: I'm so glad. I was trying something new and hoped you would appreciate it. Thanks for the rating and the heart. : )
kittypow87 rated for handmade cupcake themed cards on Mar 23, 2010
5
rating
Comment: cute cards, thanks!
Response: I'm so glad you like them. I was really excited to join this swap and enjoyed getting you as my swap partner. Thanks for the rating and heart. : )
kthanxbye rated for Combo Swap-USA only on Mar 18, 2010
5
rating
Comment: Thank you very much:)
Response: Thank you for the rating and the heart. Thanks for hosting the swap. I had fun. : )
5
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Comment: Thank you love that you coordinated it with my favorite color!
Response: I'm so glad you liked your Red LP. I had a lot of ideas for your LP, but finally incorporated them all in a red LP. It was lots of fun. : )
Emkay rated for Bookmark & Coordinating Card Swap on Mar 8, 2010
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful card and bookmark. The cat and mice stamped image is so cute. Don't you worry, I am happy to recieve from you again and again :)
Response: I'm glad to hear that. It's nice to hear that you enjoy my swap packages. I like making stuff for you as well. : )
sunshinesuperman rated for Used Rubber Stamp Swap on Mar 5, 2010
5
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Comment: I love all the stamps you sent. The kids have already had them out and stamping with them. We all LOVE cats so they could not be any better. Thank you so much. Hugs, Mona
Response: I'm so glad to hear that you like them and have been using them right away. Hope you have lots of fun with them for a long time to come. : )
5
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Comment: thank you
Response: I'm sorry you weren't overly excited about the package. Thanks for the prompt rating. : )
Emkay rated for Darling Paper Bag Gift Bag on Mar 4, 2010
5
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable little Gift Bag. I love it. And more thanks for reading my profile and putting in very nice surprises. The little chipboard tags and quotes and foam accents are great. <3 <3 <3
Response: I'm so glad you like them. I'm afraid you might be getting sick of always getting swaps from me. You'll be getting my bookmark & coordinating card soon I hope. : )
5
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Comment: Thank you Brennen!
Response: And thank you for the rating and the heart! : )
5
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Response: Thanks for the rating and the heart. : )
Paulsmuffy rated for Simple Sticker Swap :) on Mar 1, 2010
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the cute stickers. A great variety.
Response: I'm glad you like them. Thanks for the rating and the heart. : )
123Poggy123 rated for sunshine in a box! on Mar 1, 2010
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for ALL my goodies.
Response: So glad you're pleased. Have a very sunny day! : )
Emkay rated for Tiny Treasure Cards Swap on Feb 23, 2010
5
rating
Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful card. I am not sure I want to part from it :) but I may send it to a friend, who is fighting breastcancer right now and needs a little cheering up.
Response: That would be so awesome! I'm so glad you like your card. : ) Thanks for the rating and the heart.
5
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Response: Thanks for the rating and the heart. : )
5
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Response: Thanks for the rating and the heart. : )
funkhoup rated for Recipe Recycle! Hi-Jacked on Feb 20, 2010
5
rating
Comment: There's a couple recipes I'm going to try. Yeah!! Thank you for the pretty recipe cards. We'll have to do a swap again.
Response: Same here. I found a couple I think I would like to try as well. And that you for the note cards. : )
viccy761 rated for 30+ stickers in an envelope swap on Feb 19, 2010
5
rating
 
Response: Thanks for the prompt rating. : )
joyteach rated for Move Those Friendship Books USA 4 on Feb 16, 2010
5
rating
Comment: Thank you!
Response: Thank you for the rating and heart. Hope you liked the extras specially for you. : )
justinandstephanie rated for Ribbon Swap on Feb 16, 2010
5
rating
Comment: Thanks so much!!!
Response: You're welcome. Thank you for the rating.

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 201 21 26
Completed Fives Threes Ones
160 265 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
25 36 99 0
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Comments

Candyn29 on May 28, 2010:

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Wishing you a Happy Weekend!

VetTechMommy on May 8, 2010:

Thank-you for the cute purse for the MN group posting prize.

LittleCakes on Apr 21, 2010:

I am hosting a swap on Dunce Corner! The " Angel and be Angel-ed Swap! " I'd love it if you would join, the variety of projects should be interesting and whats not to love about spreading smiles? Dandies Unite! Carmen

sweetypiedie on Apr 20, 2010:

:) Glad it arrived safely, glad you like it.

redwing480 on Mar 20, 2010:

I'm so glad you like your stamped images, hope you have lots of fun with them!

trishgray17 on Mar 19, 2010:

thanks for the labels, what a surprise to get in the mail today!

bblue on Mar 16, 2010:

Hey! Thanks for the Support for Taggers LP. I love fuzzy socks and had recently lost one sock in the pair I owned. How did you know?? Thanks again!

Maggles45 on Mar 10, 2010:

Bren - thank you so much for the great blue FQs for the WTA #8 MN - They are really nice. Also, a great thank you for the Tote bag for the Lucky Post win. The colors are fabulous & the extras are wonderful. I LOVE tote bags.

ChinaCat on Mar 8, 2010:

I guess I should have said that the tag above was for Dunce Corner. oops.

ChinaCat on Mar 8, 2010:

Thank you much for the mermaid address labels (yay! mermaids!) and the pretty envies. A great tag! Oh, and the "other" thing...I'll have no problem passing it on. Yikes! =)

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