Swap-bot Time: November 30, 2020 9:17 am


Date Joined: June 3, 2011
Last Online: May 24, 2019
Birthday: November 19
Country: United States
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About Me


Since graduating with my MSW in 2014, I have worked as a Counselor at 2 local community colleges and I LOVE my job. I have found the career of my dreams and I am currently working toward completing extra units in coursework related to working with students with disabilities.

My husband and I also bought our first house in Spring 2016 and I've had so much fun decorating and making it feel like home. We live in the desert and are absolutely in love with it. There is no place that I would rather be.

We have 3 adopted kitties (Whiskey, Boris, & Artemis), a pit-bull (Fenway), 2 bearded dragons (Mongore & Spaz), a tortoise (Mortoise), and a savannah monitor (Sketch, aka Bendy Guy).

I haven't had much time to craft, or write letters but I still have all of my supplies and continue to collect things I intend to use when I get back in to crating. Whenever I have a little break from work, I do a little bit of crafting :)

Favorite Crafts

I love crafting and wish I had more free time. I especially love making collage postcards, cards, Decos, and scrapbooking.

I've also tried a few little sewing projects but I don't really know how to sew :(

Oh! I'm trying to keep up with taking photos of my swaps. You can check out previous swaps via my Facebook account or through Photobucket. Check them out if you would like to see the sort of swaps you may be receiving.


scrapbooking, collaging, snail mail, hiking, the desert, owls, owls, owls, lizards, flowers, vintage things, thrifting, collecting, reading, libraries, camping, photography, true crime novels, retro things, gift cards, stripes, plaid prints, art, painting my nails, coffee, tea--LOVE CHAI & FRUIT FLAVORS, honey, books, puzzles, school, lists...among many other things!

  • Anything with magical creatures such as unicorns, mermaids, hobbits, wizards, etc.

Favorite Colors

  • All Greens

  • Oranges

  • Yellows

  • Earth tones

  • Dusty Pink

  • Rainbow anything!!!

  • Oh--and anything with a pattern on it (stripes, floral, etc...)


Handmade are always the BEST! But of course I'm happy to receive any sort of postcard ♥

I'm super interested in receiving weird, funky, and different than the norm postcards. Along with handmade postcards, I have mostly tourist-y postcards in my collection. I would like a bit more of a variety.

I love seeing new places, I haven't been out of California too much and have never been out of the country so postcards of fun and funky places are very much appreciated as well.

Wish List

♥ Funky Scrapbook Paper

♥ Thick, heavy weight cardstock

♥ Funky Postcards

♥ Paper Doilies

♥ Neat-Shaped Hole Punches

♥ Stickers - Sayings, words - Animals, especially owls & lizards - frames, borders, embellishments, filigree

♥ Anything with an Owl on it

♥ Scrapbooking materials/items/embellishments

♥ Wild, funky fabrics (preferrably 70's-ish patterns and florals)

♥ books, mostly crime novels, and fictional crime thrillers

♥ Gel Pens


  • Religious stuff

  • Holiday stuff

  • Gorey/Gothic themes

  • Hello Kitty

  • Sloppiness

  • Chamomile teas

On My List to Try...

  • Art/Visual Journal

  • small, funky sewing projects

  • Handmade envelopes to hold embellishments (if anyone has templates, I would appreciate the help!)

...I'm sure there is more but this is all I can think of atm, lol.

Favorite Books

♥ Like Water for Chocolate ♥ Monster of Florence ♥ The 5 People You Meet in Heaven ♥ Rooftops of Tehran ♥ The Lovely Bones ♥ Sickened (memoir) ♥ The Sandalwood Tree ♥ The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ♥ The Girl Who Played with Fire ♥The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest ♥Asylum ♥The Grotesque

Looking For:

♥ The Collector by John Fowles


Comment: Thank you for the lovely mail. :)
Response: You’re very welcome!
DRMOM rated for One Deco - April on Apr 9, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the lovely DECO, I have never seen one like this. I like your page. The owl card is super cute and sparkly! Thanks for the extras. Happy swapping.
Response: You’re so welcome! I hope you have fun with it!!
institches rated for One Deco - March on Mar 22, 2019
Comment: Thank you...fun theme! (FYI-You don't need an envelope for the other one. You can wrap it-like a present-and mail that way.)
Response: Great Idea! Thank you for the wonderful rating! I'll try to send the deco to you very soon :)
SpookychicknamedKim rated for Just Randomness on Mar 19, 2019
Comment: I loved my package!! Very thoughtful and a nice surprise in my mailbox. Thank you!
Response: I'm so glad you liked everything <3 This was a fun swap!
Ellivlove rated for The Happy Mailbox #11 on Mar 3, 2019
Comment: Thanks for all the goodies!
Response: You're very welcome!
jenlovespsu rated for The Happy Mailbox #11 on Feb 27, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the fun goodies! :)
Response: You're very welcome! Glad you like them!
Comment: Thank you so much for the fun card and all the goodies!
Response: You're welcome! I'm so glad you like everything!
Tverne05 rated for The Happy Mailbox #11 on Feb 23, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the items you sent. Yes, I can make good use of them.
Response: Oh I'm glad!
shinyserra rated for Mystery Swap #2 USA on Feb 21, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for the mailart envelope and the goodies!
Response: You're welcome! This was a super fun swap! Thank you for the very nice rating.
Comment: Welcome back! Live the envie, so cute
Response: I’m so glad you liked it!
crochetjunkie rated for Mystery Swap #2 USA on Feb 16, 2019
Comment: Thank you for some awesome stuff in a beautifully created envelope! You are so talented!! A note of advice, put the stamps on the outside of the tape...the post office gets a little grumpy if they can’t cancel the stamps. Welcome back to swap-bot!!
Response: I'm so glad you liked everything! Thank you also for the advice! I was afraid the stamps would fall off if I put them on the outside of the tape. I'll put them on the outside from now on. Thank you for the awesome rating and heart! I appreciate it!
Sternenfee rated for HS: Happy Mail - September on Sep 26, 2014
Comment: Thank you so much. I especially love how you decorated the envie with fabric. What a fantastic idea. And I'm sure I will have good use for the notecard and papers.
Response: Yay!! It finally got to you! Lol, seemed like forever. I'm so happy you enjoyed it :) The fabric was actually scraps from baby shower garlands I'm making for my BFF ♥ Happy swapping & thank you so much for the awesome rating and heart!
Dougal375 rated for Texture ATC on Sep 7, 2014
Comment: Thank you for the creative ATC and the card arrived in one piece :)
Response: Thank goodness! You're welcome--this swap was a lot of fun :) Thank you so much the sweet rating and ♥!
Arabella rated for HS: Pick 3 on Aug 29, 2014
Comment: Thanks, Cassie, great swap!! (and this time I will double check that I have saved the rating!!!)
Response: You're so awesome! Glad you liked the swap & I hope we get to swap again soon :) Thank you for the 5 & ♥! Much appreciated.
StarMouse rated for Let's Move some Decos - August on Aug 28, 2014
Comment: Thanks, Cassie for the cool Decos to work on. I'm late rating because I had food poisoning and was in hospital. Sorry!
Response: Oh my gosh, I'm so sorry!! Hope you're 100% better--no worries. Thank you for the rating & ♥. Hope you enjoy working on those decos :)
MiekeC rated for WIYM: Mail Call: August, 2014 on Aug 27, 2014
Comment: Thank you for your lovely envelop and card en the other things you send me.
Response: You're welcome :) This was a fun swap--I'm sooo happy it finally got you, lol. I'm always a little worried when I send international swaps since it takes a while to get to it's destination. Thank you sooo much for the awesome rating and ♥!
mejulia rated for WIYM: Mail Call: August, 2014 on Aug 20, 2014
Comment: Thank you for the amazing envelope, what fun to receive. Thank you.
Response: You are so welcome!! I'm so happy you enjoyed it :) This was a fun swap to participate in. Hope to swap again soon! Thank you so much for the awesome rating & ♥. Much appreciated!
Darida rated for ATC with a book page USA on Aug 13, 2014
Comment: Thank you so much for sending lovely cards! my favorite is RUN! I totally get the mood and emotions from the card Cool! and thank you for extras!
Response: I'm so happy you liked them! I love ATCs with book pages :) Happy Swapping & thank you so much for the awesome rating and heart ♥ This was a fun swap!
CreativeRinds rated for Decos Only USA - July on Jul 19, 2014
Comment: Thanks so much <3 I enjoyed your PC extras & will have fun deco-ing these :) Glad to hear your back to swapping!
Response: Yay! I'm so happy you liked them :) Thank you for the kind rating and heart! Happy Swapping to you!
Comment: Ah yes been loving California beaches for a long long time….and lover his postcard THANK you So Much….. you have made me smile today for sure….. Happy Swapping!!!!!!
Response: Thank you so much for the awesome rating & I'm super happy that it made you smile :) It didn't turn out the way I intended it to but it seems to have worked out anyway! Lol. Happy Swapping to you too!

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Itti on Jul 9, 2019:

I love your tortoise's name! :D

On that note would you be interested in joining my Scales 'n' Tails group?


institches on Apr 24, 2019:

April 24, 2019 - Please contact me when you check into swap-bot again. My swap I sent to you was "Return to Sender-Unable to Forward" I need your new address so I can re-send. Thank you

Candyn29 on Jul 14, 2014:


doulakk on Apr 5, 2014:

Welcome to our group!
Please join one or two swaps!

click here

renate on Aug 29, 2013:

thankyou gimmiemail

Hell0Z0mbie on Aug 22, 2013:

Hey! I'm trying to recruit people to join my Deco book swap. Want to join? :)


GinaMarie on Aug 15, 2013:

Hey there! After being gone from swap-bot for a while I decided to get back into it and I immediately thought of you because your mail always was my favorite. Even though I have you on facebook I figured I would give you a shout on here and say heyyyy! :)

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