Swap-bot Time: June 23, 2017 8:41 pm


Date Joined: August 8, 2016
Last Online: June 21, 2017
Birthday: April 21
Country: United States
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About Me


I'm Brandi from Texas. I love the idea of being able to communicate with friends across the world. The more we try to understand and love each other, the better this world will become.

I am a wife to a wonderful man and a mother to 2 young children, a 8 year old girl and 6 year old boy. I'm also a cat mom to a 15 year old cat named Bobbie and a kitten named Mr. Bojangles. My son calls him Mr. Jingles since we got him for Christmas.

Year around on the weekend you can find me at my family's lake house. Most of the time I do not have service on my phone and therefore no internet. If you try to contact me, and I do not respond right away it's probably because I am without service. I'll respond as soon as I have service once again.

Favorite Movies

I love movies. I tend to like the movie festival, low budget, indie types films. You know the ones that collect dust on the library shelf. I don't have Netflix or cable and do get the majority of the movies I watch at my local library. I will use Redbox from time to time and I will catch one at the theater on occasion. Some all time favorites of mine include Labyrinth, Dirty Dancing, The Notebook, Amélie, The Goonies, The Breakfast Club, BIG, Forrest Gump, A League of their Own, The Money Pit, The Green Mile, Splash ( An obvious Tom Hanks Fan), The Princess Bride, Roxanne...

Favorite Music

As a child of the 80s and growing up during the 90s the music during these years rock my soul. I love Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Counting Crows, Dave Matthews Band. I discovered Bob Marley in college. His music and message spoke to me.

Since I am from Texas, I have a bit of country in me...but I am a fan of good country like Garth Brooks, George Strait, Reba McEntire, Brooks and Dunn, & Alan Jackson. I am not a fan of the Luke Bryan types of the recent days.

The classic Rock genre is always good too: Pink Floyd, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Eric Clapton, Dire Straits, Tom Petty, Elton John.

Lately I've been discovering new artist on Amazon Music. At work I like to listen to things with very little words. I've discovered I really dig Phutureprimitive, Beats Antique, and Lindsey Stirling.

What I Like

I like math...and it is not because it makes people cry but I did find this meme funny. I also like humor and grumpy cats.


I'm pretty easy to please as far as postcards. I would love something that you would like to receive. This gives me a peek into you. I am not a person who is easily offended; nudity, profanity, oddities and extremities do not bother me.

Send the card naked or in a envelope, it doesn't matter to me on how it makes it's journey.

For those kind folk that prefer something more specific:

  • 30-40'S Pinup Era
  • Angels (Heavenly Or Dark)
  • Art
  • Balloons
  • Baseball
  • Beauty In Nature
  • Bicycles
  • Black And White
  • Bob Marley
  • Books, Libraries
  • Cats
  • Colorful Cards
  • Different Or Odd
  • Elephants
  • Fairies
  • Fairy Tales
  • Fantasy
  • Fish
  • Flags
  • Flowers (My Favorite Is Daisy)
  • Gnomes
  • Gold And Glitter
  • Gothic
  • Green Cards
  • Handmade
  • Hippy
  • Love
  • Math
  • Mermaids
  • Movies
  • National Parks
  • Nerdy, Geeky
  • Peace
  • People
  • Planets
  • Polkadots
  • Rainbows
  • Recycled
  • Retro 80'S
  • Roaring 20'S
  • Rock And Roll
  • Roller Skates
  • Santa Claus
  • Science
  • Stamps
  • Stars
  • Sunrises And Sunsets
  • Texas Aggies (Gig 'Em)
  • The State Of Texas
  • Traditions
  • Trees
  • Trolls
  • Unicorns
  • Vintage
  • Wood Or Forest Animals

Tea and coffee

I love it! I like Black tea over green tea. Earl Grey would be on the top of my favorite list. I like herbal teas as well, especially lavender and licorice. I am not fond of any teas with hibiscus as it is just too tart for me! Same goes for cinnamon I'm just not that into "spicy".

I haven't met a coffee that I could not drink.

What I don't care for

  • Stereotypes

  • Judgment

  • Religious views

  • 45 (but 42 is the answer)

  • Negative attitudes (not the same as a bad day or rough patch, life happens)

  • Perfection

  • Reward Stickers

  • Rap Music unless it was played on the radio in the 90's

  • Make-up, I rarely wear it.

  • Star Wars or Star Trek

  • Video Games

  • Kayne West or the Kardashians

  • Fad Diets or people that try to sell you a magic pill or juice to lose weight.

  • Opinions aimed to belittle or humiliate

  • Sponge Bob


I love to read, I just wish I had more time to do it.

I also taught myself how to crochet about 10 years ago and will get an itch to create something, especially when a baby is expected.

I started doodling here recently and find it enjoyable when I can find the time to practice. I've recently started water colors too and enjoy the forgiving nature of the medium.


A wish list of sorts: anything tie-dyed, butterflies, hummingbirds, fairies, Garfield, Marvin the Martian, fun stickers, buttons for sewing and crochet projects, Christmas ornaments (handmade esp), coffee, tea, yarn, flip flops (ladies Large), fun socks (my daughter is catching on and stealing mine), blank note cards, mechanical pencils, blank postcards, clear packing tape, wings, world peace, a quite night every once and a while ...

Lost/Late Mail

If you don't get my item and it says it's been sent please PLEASE contact me. I'll have the same respect for you. The postal service is not perfect. Things sometimes go missing but I do send every swap. If something comes up where I cannot send on time (this has not happen) I will contact you. Please show me the same courtesy. I will ALWAYS send every swap I join. If you haven't received anything from me, let me know, I can send it again.

I rate the day or the day after your mail hits my mailbox.


Comment: Thank you for the neat zentangle envelope! Love the Halloween and donut stickers you included also, this really brightened up my day. XO LAura
Arrowjosie rated for Monthly Dishcloth Swap - June on Jun 21, 2017
Comment: I love the dishcloth and many thanks for the skein of yarn!
Prismcat rated for HMPC: Sender's Choice - June on Jun 19, 2017
Comment: Wow! This card is adorable! I love all these colorful cats - very creative!
Response: I glad you like the card. It was a fun one to create. Thank you for the rating and the heart.
ToujoursMoi rated for WIYM: Postcard roulette swap on Jun 8, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the great card!
Response: You are welcome. Thank you for the rating and the heart.
Comment: i always love when you send me stuff :) I am intrigued by the scrubby yarn, i havent used it yet to make anything but I think i may! ty ty ty hon i love it all
Response: Happy to hear you enjoy them. TY for the rating and the heart.
Wingy rated for Chunk O Cardboard - Apr 2017 on May 11, 2017
Comment: Thank you. Love gummies
Response: TY for the rating and heart.
Lila84 rated for Pass and Paste PC #36 on May 3, 2017
Comment: So sorry for the late rating!! Really loved your earth day section and the stickers-thank you! :)
Response: Thank you for the rating and the heart. I'm glad you enjoyed the stickers and card.
WicKeDGlitTEr rated for Chunk O Cardboard - Apr 2017 on Apr 30, 2017
Comment: I could live on popcorn too! thank you
Response: :) Thank you for the rating and heart.
SunTradeToo rated for Chunk O Cardboard - Apr 2017 on Apr 28, 2017
Comment: Thank you ❤¸♥♪♫*¨*•.¸¸❤
Response: You're welcome. TY for the rating and heart.
Comment: omg they are so cute and ty so much for the yarn as well <3
Response: I'm glad you liked them. Thanks you for the rating and heart.
dragonangel517 rated for NH: Paperback Book Postcard on Apr 7, 2017
Comment: Loved the card, thank you.
Response: Glad you liked it. Thank you for the rating.
BetsyPreston rated for Chunk O Cardboard - Mar 2017 on Apr 4, 2017
Comment: I DO like the paint. How did you do it? It's so neat and tidy!
Response: Yes! I too love the results. I used a stencil with acrylic paints. I dabbed the paint with one of those cheap makeup wedge with a very small amount of paint to get the crisp lines without spreading under the stencil. Thanks for the rating, the heart and as always for hosting.
theevidenceisme rated for Chunk O Cardboard - Mar 2017 on Mar 29, 2017
Comment: I like that you added the background stamp :) I really don't like mushy cereal either, though I have a friend who only eats it if it's mushy!
Response: Ughh! That last part made me cringe a little, but to each there own I suppose. The background stamp is something i tried this go around on the chunk o cardboard swap. I really liked the results too. Thanks for the rating and the heart.
scrappermama rated for Chunk O Cardboard - Mar 2017 on Mar 28, 2017
Comment: Lol! Read your posty! Thank goodness there was happiness after the dentist visit during spring break!! 😅 Hope y'all had a great time! Thank you for the cheerios chunk!
Response: You are so welcome! We did have soooo much fun at the theme park. Thanks for the rating and the heart.
Tuutis rated for HMPC: Altered Postcard on Mar 23, 2017
Comment: Oh wow, I love this postcard! Makes me really happy. The heads fit so well :D. Also, very nice Janis Joplin stamp <3. Thank you!
Response: I'm so happy that I could bring a smile to your face. Thanks for the rating and the heart.
lawchick rated for Mail Art Penpal Swap 1 - Int'l on Mar 19, 2017
Comment: Ahhh!! I'm so happy you are my swap partner! I loved everything about this galaxy envelope and your letter. So much to say, but I'll save it for my letter. :)
Response: I'm thrilled you enjoyed it and can't wait to hear back from you. Thanks for the rating and heart.
Comment: I'm delighted to receive your handmade Anne Taintor card! :)
Response: So glad you like it!! Thanks for the rating and the swap.
Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard, congrats on your new niece!
Response: You are very welcome and thanks for the kind words, the rating and the heart.
chandlerguera rated for Chunk O Cardboard - Feb 2017 on Mar 4, 2017
Comment: Very nice decor (washi tape, glitter stickers, white pen ink). Thanks! xo
Response: And thanks to you for the rating and the heart. I am glad you enjoyed the card.
Fabriqueen rated for WIYM: Washi Doodle Postcards on Feb 28, 2017
Comment: Thank you so much for this beautiful card! I love it! Hugs, Diane
Response: And I love creating it. Thanks for the heart and the rating.

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tyracrafty on May 26, 2017:

Thank you for my postcard! I love watching hummingbirds too, so far I've only had one or two coming to my feeder. ❤️

lou on Apr 2, 2017:

Happy Birthday Month from WIYM Group!

JeanetteC on Aug 31, 2016:

Welcome to swap bot...and thanks for joining my swap =o)

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