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KaleenaMail

KaleenaMail
Date Joined: August 14, 2020
Last Online: January 16, 2021
Birthday: January 12
Country: United States

About Me

Hey!! I'm Kaleena. I'm in my mid 30's and live in the Atlanta GA area with my family. I'm married to my husband, Billy and we have two girls (8 and 5). I'm a working mom in the insurance industry, but have a culinary arts degree (what a combo, right?). I love all things crafting, though I can be described as a jack of all trades and master of none. I love to junk journal, paint, draw, paper craft and try new mediums, but I'm an amateur at all of these things at best. One of the highlights of my day is going to get the mail (even if it is all bills). I would love to start getting some happy mail and send some out to make someone else's day!!

Hobbies: Does drinking coffee count? How about sarcasm? :) Working out, reading young adult fiction, any outdoor adventures (waterfalls, zip lining, rock climbing, etc), logic puzzles, the Bible and eating good food. I also enjoy MCU, Steelers football, Braves baseball, cheesy jokes, comics, puns, sushi and chocolate.

Favorite Crafts

I love paper, colors, patterns and just craft supplies in general. All the cool patterned paper now is SO addictive!! I need a hobby like this to use some of the great paper I have. I've recently gotten into making junk journals. These are very satisfying and I make them for my kids so their artwork isn't all over the house!! I also love origami and other random odds and ends. If you find some weird playing card, foreign currency or a cool hobnob that will fit in my junk journal, I'd love to stick it in there. If there's a story that goes with it, even better!!

I'm just starting out in this penpaling hobby so I would love supplies I could use to make or send letters. Stationary, envelopes, stickers, washi, stamps, tags, cut outs, whatever is great!! I'm not artistic enough to make ATC's, but I would love to receive them.

Likes/Dislikes

Likes - just to give you some ideas, but I'm open to whatever you would like to send.

Coffee, cacti, llamas, woodland creatures, owls, mushrooms, Harry Potter, Totoro, bright colors (favorites are greens and blues), hiking/outdoors/camping, adventures, hot air balloons, lanterns, moon/space, keys, umbrellas, chocolate.

Dislikes

Loose glitter, kid reward stickers. Not a fan of Hello Kitty and I'm not really a cat person, but am ok with it if that's your favorite. Pink is my least favorite color and I'm not girly. I'm also not a planner person. I wish I were that organized, but I'm just not. Please don't send me things that are offensive.

I'm not picky. I like to see different styles that people have and enjoy crafting in. If you like vintage or Halloween, I'd love to experience your art. I am good with Christian themed mail but I will respect your wishes if you do not want to receive those.

I'm a letter writer and an envelope decorator. That's my jam! If I send you a letter please don't feel like you need to respond, but if you would like to I would love to get some regular penpals.

Favorites

Movies: Penelope, Gone in 60 Seconds, Italian Job, the Mission Impossibles, anything MCU, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Fast and Furious movies, How to Lose a Guy in 10 days, Inception, A Few Good Men, 10 Things I Hate About You. I like action, movies with a twist and chick flicks. The list could go on, but that's a good start.

Music: Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, and other pop, though less of this lately because I don't drive anywhere.... I also listen to Christian radio and enjoy Jeremy Camp, Lauren Daigle, and TobyMac. One of my all-time favorite bands is Pentatonix (the acapella group).

Books: YA fiction including Harry Potter, Twilight, Hunger Games, Divergent, Mortal Instruments, etc. I also really enjoy the Jennifer Chiaverini books, though I don't quilt at all. I like Roald Dahl, Dan Brown and Francine Rivers. Mostly fiction, easy reading and the Bible. I'm a scaredy cat though so no horror for me.

Missing Mail

I always rate the swaps I get. Also, I will always send out my mail on time or contact you if there is an issue. Please if you do not get something from me reach out. I will make it right. However, I put a lot of time and energy into my swaps so I like to give the post office enough time to get it to you. Right now I am waiting at least 4 weeks on domestic mail and 6 weeks on international mail before calling it lost.

I'm new to this and still trying to figure out some of the lingo. I'm also still trying to figure out shipping. I'm SO sorry if I send something with incorrect postage. Let me know if it's wrong! I'll make it up to you!

Ratings

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Comment: That was very cute. Thanks. Take care. It just came today.
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Comment: Thanks so much for the cute chunk Kaleena! I totally agree, Lego is da bomb! I hope your ukulele playing is going well. Happy New Year!!!
Response: Thanks!! I'm glad you liked it!! Happy New Year!!
Zypdoda rated for Chunk O Cardboard - December 2020 on Jan 10, 2021
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Comment: Adorable chunk! Thank you ❤️
fighterangel rated for Christmas/Holiday Cards! on Dec 28, 2020
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Comment: Hi! I hope you had a very merry Christmas! We also made cookies this year (a wide variety :P)-- the cookies you made sound delicious! Thank you so much for sharing that funny memory about your brother; definitely sounds like something my brother would do too, lol. I hope you have a very happy New Year!!! Stay safe!!!
YolandiLetters rated for Remembering Sean Connery on Dec 8, 2020
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Comment: Got it today! Thank you :)
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Comment: enjoyed your letter thank you for the ephemera
klover rated for A Note For You # 69 on Nov 28, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for nicely hanmade card and extras to create with. The card has a vintage feel with the turqoise and browns. You nailed it! Have a great evening and happy crafting!
Response: You are very welcome!! I'm glad you liked it and I'm so relieved this one wasn't lost!! Happy swapping!!
AislingKanoni rated for A Note For You # 74 on Nov 27, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the card, and the things sent. Loved them all. Hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving.
NRGordon rated for Chunk O Cardboard - November 2020 on Nov 27, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the 'chunk' and your nice note. I always wonder if the those people on products - Sara Lee, Captain Morgan, Chef Boyardee, Famous Amos, Mrs. Fields... - are real or not. Now I know about: "Little Debbie" McKee.
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Comment: The simple things that we used to do everyday without thinking are totally the things I miss the most. I would love to go to a coffee shop or a bookstore and just hang out! I love the card and its unique shape. Hope you are having a great fall.
Widellia rated for International penpals ages 30 or up on Nov 25, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely letter 😍 will soon send a response to you 🍁
Response: I'm so glad you liked it!! I look forward to your letter!!
Ukucaitie rated for Chunk O Cardboard - November 2020 on Nov 19, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the amazing pumpkin spice chunk! I love the shape of it too.
Response: My pleasure!! The shape was very pleasing. I just wish I had more writing room, but that's pretty much always my problem. 😁
riftvegan rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #219 on Nov 18, 2020
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Comment: Oh, extra hearts for this one!! :D Your weekend was amazing and it was so fun to read about!! And I adore your squirrel stationery! And the envelope and extras were cool. Thank you, thank you! ♥♥♥!
Response: I'm so glad you liked it!!! It was such a great weekend. I'm glad I could share it with you!! Happy swapping!
NRGordon rated for GEEK of the WEEK PC Swap #44 on Nov 14, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the nice PC and your note. Wakanda would be a great place to retire.
poppyseedletters rated for Let's Write! I Feel Pretty on Nov 13, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the pretty letter and goodies! I plan to write you back also! I loved the envelope with the cactus! Thank you!! Talk to you soon!
Response: I would love to hear from you. This was a really fun swap!
KyraSmith rated for A Note For You # 70 on Nov 12, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely mail. Hope you are having a great week.
montigneyrules rated for GEEK of the WEEK PC Swap #39 on Nov 12, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the re-send!
Response: I'm so glad it got there this time!!!
ArizonaPharmacist rated for Ugly PC Swap #18 on Nov 11, 2020
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Comment: Now I'm depressed.... .lol Thank you!
Response: Lol I'm sorry!!! I'll do better next time!!
Carollee922 rated for GEEK of the WEEK PC Swap #43 on Nov 11, 2020
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Comment: Those are some great sidekicks. have a great day!
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Comment: I love all the stickers!! Thank you so much!!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 134 0 0
Completed Fives Threes Ones
110 147 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
6 94 10 0
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Comments

Amelia on Nov 26, 2020:

Happy Thanksgiving! I'm here to decorate your profile with cuteness!

wyrdfae on Nov 11, 2020:

It not above your level, you just leveled up

nancylee on Sep 28, 2020:

Celebrate the creativity of Jim Henson profile

Thanks for joining - bonus image

Rosie2766 on Sep 28, 2020:

Hi Kaleena.

I hope you enjoy these images!!!

A couple of my favorites!!!

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LaughingVixen on Sep 27, 2020:

Life doesn't get much better than this right here. Kermit and Mr Price. Priceless!

Pun definitely intended 8)

These 2 just made me smile. Hope these photos brought a smile to you too! Thank you Mr Henson.

Zelda aka LaughingVixen

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