Swap-bot Time: January 16, 2021 12:43 pm


Date Joined: March 22, 2009
Last Online: October 4, 2020
Birthday: October 18
Country: United States
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How I Conduct Swaps/Rates

I Pledge to Rate

  • IF you do not receive a swap from me, PLEASE contact me before rating. I always send out swaps ON TIME, unless otherwise communicated to my partner. Allow me the opportunity to resend it, because it probably got lost in the mail. When available, I always get a tracking number and I save receipts.

  • I reuse packaging

  • I mark swaps as 'sent' when I have dropped it in the mailbox, sometimes that may be on a Sunday or a holiday (in the USA no mail on Sundays or holidays) Or be on the deadline date of the swap (although I try very hard to send it a few days prior to that to avoid gray areas). That being said, my 'send date' and when the Post Office post marks it, may be different. Please refer to when Swap-Bot says I clicked send. Of course, I am human, so there may be the rare time that I forget to mark sent, I will send you a message communicating this.

  • I have my mail going to a post office box, which I check a few times a week, usually on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. These days are also when I do any mailings that have to be weighed.

About Me

My name is Desiree and I live in NJ, I am a widow and have no children. I enjoy swapping and have been on Swap-Bot for over 10 years.

Things I enjoy are:

  • Movies
  • Music,
  • Traveling
  • Shopping
  • Amazon
  • Crafting
  • Paper crafts
  • Pen-Pals / Writing letters
  • Vacation planning
  • Coffee
  • Planning in my Happy Planner

What I Collect

  • Postcards
  • Notecards
  • Stationary (loose or coordinated)
  • Letter sets
  • Stamps( international, vintage), not the generic USA flags or celebrate
  • Rubber Stamps
  • Shot glasses
  • Bottle caps
  • Stickers
  • Disney Pins
  • ATCs


  • Kawaii

  • Wine designs-- I really like items that have wine bottles and wine themes on them.

  • England

  • Chocolate

  • Gel Pens (papermate ink joy gel, gelly roll, etc.)

  • Mildliners

  • Fineliner pens/ fine point pens

  • Cute paper clips

  • Paris, I love designs with french words on them, especially love and romance theme and also items with the Eiffel tower on it. I really love the vintage Paris look and things that say "Carte Postale" on it.

  • New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco are my favorite U.S. cities, so anything with these cities on them are awesome.

  • Blank Recipe cards, especially cute designed ones

  • Recipe cards with a recipe on it

  • Handmade envelopes

  • Tickets-- I really like the look of tickets such as movie tickets, plane tickets, the ticket shape, etc.

  • Disney

  • Tim Burton

  • Stamped images

  • Coffee - French Vanilla, Hazelnut, Columbian and Cuban Roast, donut shop roast

  • Tea - partial to Twinnings, Tazo , Tazo Dessert Delights and Bigelow brands. Favorite blends: french vanilla, English Breakfast, Irish Breakfast, Apple Cinnamon, Lemon, Chai


  • Religious -- While I do believe in God, I do not like it shoved in my face or forced upon me.

  • Cigarettes-- I hate the smell and I do not smoke

  • Licorice or non-chocolate candy

  • Things that have a bad odor

  • No paper scraps

  • No expired food items.

  • Decaf coffee or decaf tea


  • Washi Tape (not fond of dollar store washi)

  • Flip books

  • Pocket letters

  • Matching paper and envelope letter sets

  • ATC's for collecting.

  • Loose stationary; odds and ends stationary paper and envies that don't match.

  • Craft stuff (embellishments, journal cards, project life cards, tags, etc.)

  • Tim Holtz stuff

  • Any ephemera

  • Any planner supplies

  • Ink pads

  • Cute sticky note pads (not plain Post-its)

  • Clear rubber stamps (mounted or unmounted)

Do Not Send

  • Teacher stickers, reward stickers or overly juvenile stickers.

  • Planner pages, folders or dashboards with a 3 or 6 whole punch in it .I do not have that type of planner.


Cindymt rated for 1 Page Letter #6 on Mar 18, 2020
scooter63 rated for A Note For You # 40 on Mar 18, 2020
Comment: thank you for the "extras" in your card. I loved the card also. Hope all is well with you..scooter63
zurdoswifey rated for Quick Pick 3 Swap on Jan 27, 2020
Comment: Thanks for the fab swap 🙂
Naparoos rated for Pen Pal Search # 1 on Nov 16, 2019
Comment: Thank you!!
Comment: Just recd today. Postmarked 10/22 my mail is slow in coming here. Thank you
sugarfawn rated for PenPal Goodies - USA on Oct 31, 2019
Comment: Desiree, thank you so so much for the goodies you sent me! I will definitely use everything ❤️ Very pretty stationary. I’ll be writing back very soon!
Comment: sounds like you will be enjoying yourself. :-)
Queensmiley2530 rated for Random Sticker Swap #4 on Oct 24, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much!
Comment: This swap was wonderful! Thank you for all of the fantastic goodies and the nice letter you wrote. I really appreciate that it seems like you checked out my profile and tailored what you sent to me. I really love everything you sent, from the patterns of the paper to the teas and everything else! The envelope smelled of peaches as soon as I opened it and I've made a cup of the vanilla macaron flavor - it's lovely.
Comment: Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas would be a great idea!
Comment: Wow, you have had an intense 2019 so far. I am so sorry to hear that :( I hope things get better for you soon. Here's to 2020 being a year to focus on YOU and healing. <3
zurdoswifey rated for Random Sticker Swap #4 on Oct 9, 2019
Comment: Thanks 🙂
kokoloc rated for A Note For You # 17 on Oct 7, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for the nice note! I hope you have a great time at Wicked! Can you believe that I’ve never seen The Notebook? I know, I need to watch it. I better put it on my bucket list. What a great quote!
J198928 rated for A Note For You # 17 on Oct 7, 2019
Comment: Thank you :)
Comment: Beautiful selection. Thank you
Comment: Thank you for the nice letter!
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful letter on pretty floral stationery. I love how you sign your name on letters :) Thank you for the Disney Halloween Label too!
Comment: Thanks for the washi! It was packed so cutely :)
dustcollector rated for 4 Postcards in an envelope #8 on Sep 17, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the interesting selections.
Zefaniya rated for 4 Postcards in an envelope #8 on Sep 17, 2019
Comment: Thanks ;D

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Copperyn on Oct 19, 2019:

Best (belated) birthday wishes! I hope you enjoy Wicked!

wm on Feb 16, 2018:

let me trumpet my thanks!!! alt text

njstauter on Jan 21, 2018:

Thank you for contacting me. You are amazing! Love the PC you sent

groundhogstamper on Dec 8, 2017:
LowRain on Sep 16, 2017:

thank you so very much for sending an angel swap out to me for the mason jar swap. LOVE it.

nwgirl on Oct 6, 2014:

Hello :) USPS tracking shows that my resend for the Make Some New Friends Swap is available for pickup at your PO. Please let me know when you have it. Thanks!

kimberlym322 on Oct 4, 2012:

sending letter 2 for the Six Week Snail Mail Swap #4!

kimberlym322 on Oct 2, 2012:

Glad that the first letter made it to you!

kimberlym322 on Sep 27, 2012:

Sending you letter out for the 6 week snail mail swap #4.

ChantalB on Jun 5, 2011:

how are things going on your end of the screen?

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