Swap-bot Time: May 26, 2019 6:25 am


Date Joined: November 3, 2012
Last Online: May 26, 2019
Birthday: July 19
Country: Germany

About Me

So me...well, I'm 38, German but somehow I must have been Italian in a former life, feel so close to everything Italian. The music especially but also so many other things about this country.

My cats are the most important part of my life, they keep me going in hard times. Lissy, 3, Persian. Linus, 2, a rescue who has some long hair genes as well. Cat hair all over, lol. Well, I try to keep it away from my swaps but it's difficult as they always want to help. Try to be extra careful if you are allergic though.

Penpalling. Most important hobby. Well, the friendships I have and hold dear. I started as a child and never stopped. Can't imagine a life without letters.

I love everything about psychology, meditation, alternative healing etc. Still think about making this my job one day. Long term dreams though.

Languages. I looove them. So I'm always happy about a note in your language. While I can also write in Italian I feel not confident enough to use other languages but can understand if you write in Spanish or French and also Dutch which is my favorite language to study at the moment. (I'm sure I can read in other languages as well if it's something easy)

Others. I love soccer. And traveling. Depends on money of course. Chocolate, really important.Well, I try to loose some weight but what would life be without chocolate. I love long walks, beaches, sunsets.

Music While I often listen to the radio I also have my favorite singers that I love to listen to on youtube. Surprise, surprise, all Italian :-) : Laura Pausini, Giorgia, Biagio Antonacci, Elisa etc.


For postcard swaps: Topics I like:


*map cards

*Landscape, beaches, cities, historical sites



*Black and white

*Something funny, unusual

I love tea, especially in the colder seasons. Herbal teas (just no plain ones), chai, yogi tea, green tea (with flavor) are always welcome.

I'm addicted to paper. Really, I love making handmade envelopes. And I can never have enough paper, stickers, washi tape. Oh and writing paper. Penpalling is my main passion. So there can never be enough.

Inspirational stuff. Be it quotes, articles etc.


Pocket letters

no please Please no magnets, I have no place where to put them

Not into cosmetics and I have no bath tub

I love to try tea but please no plain green or black tea, mixed with something is always fine.


HippieChick rated for FS: Doodle Me PC Swap on Apr 23, 2019
Comment: Thank for the awesome spring doodle card! Love it. 😊
zoev1975 rated for FS: Christmas Happy Mail on Dec 4, 2018
Comment: Thank you Manuela for another beautiful card! it is up on my mantelpiece now
Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful card!
AmericanHeiress rated for FS: Christmas Card on Nov 30, 2018
Comment: Thanks much you beautiful card and the Minnie stickers. Happy Holidays
piratecaptainmo rated for FS: Christmas Happy Mail on Nov 29, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the cute card, the delicious smelling teas, and the funny postcad!
Comment: Liebe Manuela, vielen lieben Dank für die Weihnachtskarte und für die Postkarten! Auch dir ein fröhliches und gesundes Jahr 2019!
susieq11 rated for Sticker slapping fun on Nov 14, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the envelope full of dog stickers! Yay! Loved reading your note and thank you for the postcard too. So glad you hosted this. I had fun doing my envelope!!! : )
naturenerd3 rated for Fall/autum Pocket Letter on Nov 1, 2018
Comment: It arrived today. Thank you!
Isa2020 rated for CPG Oct Senders Choice PC - Global on Oct 29, 2018
Comment: Salut ! Un petit mot pour te dire que j'ai bien reçu ta belle carte postale aujourd'hui, merci beaucoup !!
susieq11 rated for MAIL ART - Sender’s Choice on Oct 29, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the fall themed envelope! I love the rubber stamps! And Peanuts postage stamp! Thanks for the little card and stickers too! : ) xoxo
lilsiyh rated for Happy Mail, Yay! #29 on Oct 29, 2018
Comment: Thanks for your nice package and letter!
Xira rated for EUHS: Simple tea and postcards swap #1 on Oct 10, 2018
Comment: Dankjewel voor deze fijne swap! Je Nederlands is heel goed. Ik vind de zwart-wit kaart van de lezende vrouw echt geweldig! Fijne herfst! Groetjes Barbara
Nserviam rated for Sad Song: Short Fiction on Apr 5, 2018
Comment: Thanks for swapping! I really enjoyed your story.
carol rated for Boring or dull postcard on Apr 1, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the nice note! I agree, not all that boring, but it'll do!
Comment: Yes, I love this deer postcard! Happy you were my partner,too! Are your days warming up? It is so rainy here but more mild, but not Springlike yet! Thanks for the great note and postcards.
Comment: Hi Manuela, thank you for the Fuerteventura PC, it's lovely. The sea shore is my favorite place to be. peace love light
OrigamiGrace rated for CPG Local PC - Global on Feb 26, 2018
Comment: Thank you! Loved hearing about your new hometown!
Sweetrizzo44 rated for Hi, new penpal on Feb 22, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the sweet letter and enclosures. Just beautiful!
TC rated for FS: Favorite Things A-Z on Feb 22, 2018
Comment: With the exception of roller coasters (they scare the you-know-what out of me) and yoga (too inflexible!), we could have matching lists. :) Thanks for joining the swap!
Comment: It was fun reading your answers!

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jeka396 on Dec 6, 2018:

Thank you so much for the FOPS random envie tag, it was fabulous, right up my alley!!

HippieChick on Nov 14, 2018:

I am glad to hear it arrived. I hope you find projects for the little pieces. They are super fun to work with but I just buy way too many of them to ever use them all up! :)

phillaine on Nov 7, 2018:

Dear Manuela, Thank you for the lovely pocket letter you made me for my October wishlist. I enjoyed your letter very much, and the Autumn pocket letter was very sweet with all its adorable little surprises tucked in. My kitties are also cozy lazy crafting companions. :) Thanks again for the time and care you put into this surprise for me.

anicka22 on Oct 12, 2018:

Thank you so much for the lovely pocketletter dear friend!

mgallardo68 on Mar 9, 2018:

Loved my wish you sent me for Make a wish! > [Sticky] February Wish List!. Thank you SO much!! Many hugs!

mgallardo68 on Mar 4, 2018:

Muy feliz que te haya gustado! Es uno de mis libros favoritos de infancia!! Disfrútalo! ♥

denimblu14 on Mar 4, 2018:

Hello Manuela, I am happy to hear that you have received and liked the items that I sent to you for the February Make a Wish

mariamichelle on Feb 9, 2018:

Thank you for sending me CPG Random Envie Tag. I enjoyed everything you sent.

anicka22 on Feb 7, 2018:

Thank you very much for the pretty pictures for make a wish!

mgallardo68 on Dec 29, 2017:

Received your flat surprise for ISS> [Sticky] Surprise flat envie tag!! Thank you so much for the wonderful assortment!! Love all! ♥♥

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