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Sherri9

Sherri9
Date Joined: August 8, 2013
Last Online: November 28, 2017
Birthday: September 9
Country: United States
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About Me

Mom to 3: 2 bigs and 1 little. A 30 year old son, a 25 year old daughter and a 9 year old little boy we adopted in 2013 (but has lived with us since he was 3 years old), married to my best friend. Just a city girl living on a hobby farm in the country (variety of animals and garden). I work outside the home at a local University in Marketing & Communications for Auxiliary Services.

LOVE thrifting, snailmail, reading and DIY crafts. I am also a menu planner with a love for quick and easy recipes. What busy mom doesn't like easy?

Currently a pen pal with several ladies and in a monthly note card group. I used to do scrapbook swapping several years ago (so I have TONS of scrapbook supplies, which I now use with other paper projects). I LOVE Happy Mail in my mailbox; it really brightens my day.

President and Founder of my local Humane Society. LOVE animals!

Willing to do PRIVATE SWAPS for my little boy to receive "Happy Mail". He loves mail too. Kid note card, postcards, stickers - nothing big or expensive. Please feel free to PM me if you would like to do a children swap.

Likes and Loves

Drink: Coffee, Hot Chocolate (K-cups), Apple Cider (K-cups), and flavored water.

Flower: Sunflowers and tulips

Colors: blues, greens, earthy tones

Music: Country mostly, Old Rock, Top 40

Movies: Gone with the Wind (Scarlett fan), Sweet Home Alabama, Dirty Dancing, Steel Magnolias, Chick Flicks & Love Stories.

Animals: Great Pyrenees, Wolves, Birds, Chickens, Cows, Horses, Bears, Tigers, Elephants, Giraffe

LOVES are:

  • PHOTOS, POSTCARDS, NOTE CARDS, MAIL ART, OLD CALENDAR Pages with any of the following: Barns, Wolves (my University mascot), Lighthouses, Windmills, Moon & Stars.

  • Stationery: lined, paper, washi tape, notecards

  • PLANNER/calendar supplies (shaped paperclips, tabs, handmade small envelopes, cute/shaped sticky notes, etc)

  • Stamped ink images or quotes on cardstock

  • Country/Old fashioned things (ephemera, antiques, vintage, jersey cows, chickens, vintage milk tops)

  • Menus from a local (not chain) restaurant in your area - example: your favorite hometown diner or unique sandwich shop

  • Free touristy maps/info on your city, Maps

  • TAGS from Unique Clothing/merchandise (yep, I save the fun ones!)

  • Coasters (the cardboard kind) from local restaurants in your area (clean please)

  • Ticket stubs from the subway, movies, fairs, concerts, sports games in your city/country, cardboard milk bottle lids

  • Letters/pen pals - I enjoy letters written like you are talking to your best friend. Fun, witty, sarcastic...it's all good to me.

  • Postage Stamps (old or new)

  • Quotes (your favorite)

  • Project Life type cards (homemade with thought & care is great! Doesn't have to be purchased, off brand types are ok too.)

Favorite Crafts

DIY projects/crafts: things I've made include - wooden photo cubes, simple bookmarks, tile coasters, homemade stationary kits, cake stand from 'junk', felt flower pins, postcard mail art from recycled boxes (think cereal) and more!

Paper crafts: junk journals, mail art postcards, cards, mini scrapbooks, mixed media, doodling and now ATCs

Simple crochet - still learning

I can't sew, although I would love to learn.

Collections

POSTCARDS - love sending and receiving them. Send them the old fashioned way naked with a note written on them and stamped. (not in an envelope, UNLESS it is in a swap where postcard is listed as a filler item, then yes, in the swap envelope is OK) My 6 year old little boy & I are collecting USA state MAP post cards to learn states and facts about them. If you are interested in swapping your state for a GA pc, let me know! Unique postcards (shaped, wooden, vintage).

Ephemera - old or new! What is this? Ticket stubs, used greeting card fronts, brochures, programs, certificates, maps, freebie bookmarks, unused drink coasters from restaurants, etc.

Recipes (easy, quick or crockpot)

Dislikes

If you are sending me mail, I'm really not hard to please. Here is a very short list of things I prefer not to receive:

  • Please do NOT print out images on plain white office copy paper to send to me. I have access to a printer. (You CAN however print on nice heavier cardstock Project Life type cards, vintage images, or even stamp images to nice paper)

  • No sweets please, I'm on a health kick! ;)

  • Coconut

  • Nudity or profanity items (I'm not a prude, I just have a little boy that loves to check out the incoming mail too)

  • Goth, Horror, Scary items

Regarding Swaps

I am lucky to work above a Post Office, so I hand deliver my outgoing mail. I am timely in sending out all swaps for which I sign up and only sign up for swaps I will enjoy or have time to complete. If you do not receive something due to you in a swap from me, PLEASE let me know and I will re-send. There is nothing worse that watching for expected mail.

Also I rate swaps as soon as they arrive. I was raised to say 'Thank you' and rating is doing that. Someone took their time to craft, write or package something especially for me - it's the polite thing to do. Please return the favor and rate mine and other's swaps. I join swaps that are fun, to me. I strive to put a SMILE on your face, because after all this IS 'HAPPY Mail!".

Waiting on Ratings

Happy March (a postcard swap) sent to @Bluepony14 sent 3/8 and resent 4/1

WPS- Spring Postcard #2 - Sent 3/30/16. One partner rated promptly - other partner, Melyssa Roy never rated and has now deleted her account.

FLAKED ON by:

@dragonflysecret - Happy Spring Envelope, March 2014

@mailboxqueen30 Private - Touristy items, Jan. 2014

Ratings

LadyRaven86 rated for Penpal Swap #01 (USA) on Apr 25, 2016
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the letter :-)
Response: You are welcome! I was worried it didn't arrive. Thanks for the rating and the heart.
PlyorDye rated for Penpal Swap #01 (USA) on Apr 8, 2016
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the letter. I hope to get a reply into the mail this weekend. :)
Response: Awesome! So glad to know it has arrived.
whytewillow rated for Happy Monday Note Card #4 on Apr 6, 2016
5
rating
Comment: Hi Sherri, beautiful note card and loved my Ollie PC. I love farms and animals, just not much on farmhouse decor. I really liked your note, thanks for sharing a wee bit of your life with me. Smiling all the way to Wednesday. Thanks...
Response: Awww! Glad it made it and that you liked it. Yep, we have a farm ZOO! LOL
marinda rated for WPS - Spring Postcard #2 on Apr 4, 2016
5
rating
Comment: I love the very pretty postcard. Thank you!
Response: Glad it made it safely. Happy Spring!
basykes rated for I <3 Postcards #16 usa on May 23, 2015
5
rating
Comment: Loved the Aborigine print. Thanks.
Response: Yea! Glad it made it safely. Thank you for the rating.
EmmaLaura rated for NH: Wild Animal Postcard on May 19, 2015
5
rating
Comment: Thank you, it arrived safely 😀
Response: I am so glad that it did! Thank you for the rating and heart.
pbcquiltlover rated for OSS: Butterfly swap on May 18, 2015
5
rating
Comment: What a marvelous plethora of butterflies! Thank you so much for such a great collection of goodies!
Response: I'm so glad you liked it! Thank you for the rating and heart. :)
pammykn rated for OSS: PC That YOU Like! #2 on May 14, 2015
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the Cheery Sunflower Card!
Response: Yay! It made it. I was happy to share my favorite flower. :) Thanks for the rating & heart.
FarewellAngelina rated for I <3 Postcards #16 usa on May 14, 2015
5
rating
 
Response: Thank you for the rating and the heart.
plinys rated for Take Me to the Beach! on May 13, 2015
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the postcard! Sorry it took so long with the rating and all that!
Response: Glad your mail issue was sorted out and that my PC indeed arrived. Thanks for the rating!
lexfrog rated for I <3 Postcards #16 usa on May 12, 2015
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the pretty flowers card!
Response: Glad you like it. Thank you for the rating and heart.
fabmama72 rated for May's One Stamp Swap on May 7, 2015
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for your swap and all the extra goodies :)
Response: I'm happy you enjoyed it! Thank you for the rating & heart. :)
robinpich rated for Take Me to the Beach! on May 6, 2015
5
rating
 
Response: Thank you for rating!
LovelyLindaSwap rated for Take Me to the Beach! on May 3, 2015
5
rating
Comment: Love the card. Thanks for remembering my favorite color. We plan to go to Florida next year.
Response: Glad you enjoyed the PC. Thank you for the rating.
kalikei rated for WPS - Animal Postcard #22 on May 1, 2015
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the awesome postcard! My daughter especially loved seeing Ollie! Sounds like you definitely have a zoo of your own!!
Response: Yay! I'm glad you and you daughter enjoyed him. Thank you for the rating.
margiebee rated for WPS - Animal Postcard #15 on Jul 15, 2014
5
rating
Comment: Thanks- he's great!
Response: Glad he arrived safely! ;) Thanks for rating & the heart.
midwestkiwi rated for Touist PC Swap USA #3 on May 8, 2014
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the Vegas PC.
Response: Glad it arrived safely! Thank you for the rating.
rebecca1975 rated for Touist PC Swap USA #3 on May 2, 2014
5
rating
Comment: Thank you
Response: Happy it arrived safely. Thanks for rating!
mycatbutters rated for A P R I L Note Card Swap on Apr 29, 2014
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the great note and for joining my swap.
Response: I love this swap. It's such a fun idea. Thank you for the rating and heart.
moxsapphir rated for Easter Card on Apr 28, 2014
5
rating
Comment: Sherri, what a beautiful card (I put it up on the mantle immediately)! I also appreciated the decorated envelope, sticker and postcard. You went above & beyond! A heart goes without saying.
Response: Aww I'm so glad you received and enjoyed it! Thank you for the rating and heart.

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 73 1 2
Completed Fives Threes Ones
66 85 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
0 48 18 0
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Comments

CurlyTea on Sep 10, 2018:


Happy Birthday!

Swan on Apr 20, 2015:

Thank you for the birthday surprise!

StarryNights on Feb 14, 2015:

Happy Valentine's Day! Hope your day is filled with lots of love.

sabbysteg on Jan 21, 2015:

Hi there, thanks for the RAK PC, I had quite the laugh from it!

Jan218 on Jan 20, 2015:

Thanks so very, very much for the wonderful RAK! I really enjoyed your letter and hearing about your animals and it did cheer me up :)

LittleDonnaGirl on Jan 19, 2015:

P.S. Enjoyed reading your profile. :o) I see we have several things in common including a love for lighthouses, coffee (in K-cups even), country things, being a city girl living in the country, menu planning, and collecting (easy, quick, crockpot) recipes! :o)

LittleDonnaGirl on Jan 19, 2015:

You are SO very thoughtful! Thank you for the happy mail I received this week. :o) I love how you decorated the envie even! It has been snowing here, but yesterday it was sunshine, wind, then rain, rain, rain. Anyway, I LOVE all the quotes, postcard, beautiful envie and other things you tucked in the envie! Many, many thanks for the cheery mail in my mailbox!

cmdunderground on Jan 17, 2015:

Thank you so much for the January cheer & encouragement RAK!! You are so sweet!!! The card-awww... :)Everything was so thoughtful and put together so nicely! Definitely made my day! Hugs

bluehairedmary on Jan 16, 2015:

Thanks so much for your RAK happy mail! It definitely brightened my day!

ContraryHousewife on Jan 16, 2015:

Thank you for the cheerful card and notepapers. It really brightened my day. The surgery went well and I think I'll be recovering quickly.

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