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cafechristina

cafechristina
Date Joined: June 6, 2007
Last Online: August 31, 2008
Birthday: August 30, 1979
Country: United States

About Me

I love animals and currently am a "momma" to 1 cat and 1 dog. I have just gone back to school to finish my college degree in Occupational Therapy. Wish me luck! (I need it)

I am a huge Los Angeles Angels (baseball team) fan... I love anything Angel or baseball related!

I love... yellow, robin's egg blue, lime green, pink (especially with brown), silver, humor, sarcasm & wit, pansies, maps & globes, nail polish, victorian thingies, bracelets, earrings, lemon, pineapple, cats, dogs, coupons, key chains, Happy Bunny, coffee, citrus scents, buttons, clean laundry scents, tea, languages, vanilla, traveling, street scenes, recipes, post cards, yarn, crochet hooks, splenda packets, nail files, lip balm, fabric scraps, candles, chicken or crab themed things (cartoony), treats for my dog, cinnamon, pumpkins, office supplies, books, journals, the Amish, notepads, mix cds, sugar-free beverages, menus...

ALLERGIES: Almonds & Walnuts (sensitive to fresh fruits & vegetables, but I dunno how much produce gets swapped around)

I am a simple person who enjoys the simple things in life. Thanks for getting to know me!

Favorite Crafts

I love crafting, especially crochet. I knit some, but not quickly, therefore not much. I make small things, mostly, because I do not have much patience for large items. :D I did complete an afghan one time and am still very proud of it; working on it helped me quit smoking. I am currently working on crochet quilts, a neat concept of "quilts" made of many tiny crocheted granny squares. I need some motivation to finish these!!! I adore yarn and believe one can never have enough! Cotton & plain ole acrylic are my current favorites. Someday, I will knit an appropriate pair of socks. Someday. Paper and glue are also loads of fun! I love all things miniaturized and also painting ceramics and wooden items.

Favorite Books

I also love to read. I'll read just about anything, but I do prefer fiction, especially mysteries. I love legal and medical mysteries/thrillers. I also enjoy books crafting (sewing, quilting, papercrafts, knitting, crochet) and cookbooks.

Favorite Television

My favorite television shows are Law & Order and CSI Las Vegas. I also like Doctor Who, Dirty Jobs, Jon & Kate + 8, Family Guy. I can be found watching the travel channel, discovery health channel, sci fi, food network, bravo, baseball games, movies......

Favorite Music

I love music of all kinds. My ipod has everything from Elton John to Eminem! I am partial to 90's music... brings back good times! I love Matthew Good, Gavin DeGraw, Maroon 5, Train, Sheryl Crow, 10,000 Maniacs, REM, Shakira, Rob Thomas, Death Cab for Cutie, Santana, Kelly Clarkson, The Tragically Hip, Fiona Apple and so many more!

Coffee Preferences

I prefer whole bean, but ground is also fine. I like any flavor, except nut flavored coffees (I am allergic to nuts). I also love unflavored coffee (those with African origins are usually my favorites). Caffeine please, no decaf for me! I may sound like somewhat of a coffee snob, but please don't be afraid to send to me... I'll adore receiving anything you send!

Tea Preferences

I love love love tea. The only kind I dislike is green tea. Strange, but true. If I had to pick a favorite, it would be darjeeling. I also like most flavored black, decaf black, earl grey, lady grey and "breakfast" type teas. I do not enjoy caramel or nut flavored teas (I'm allergic to nuts). Again, I'm not terribly picky. If you send something I don't like, I will be happy to pass it on to someone who will enjoy it. Thank you!!

Ratings

harleygirl rated for Coffee, Snack and Souvenier on May 26, 2008
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Comment: Thanks for the great stuff! I was kinda hoping for some Buffalo checken...but whatever. ;D The boys love the bear and the cookies. It's all cool. :) --Wait! Was it a bear or a dog? Hmmm...they love the bear/dog!
melurDraja rated for Quotecard Postcard #11! on May 6, 2008
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Comment: thanks :)
Kairbear rated for Quotecard Postcard #11! on Apr 21, 2008
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely postcard and the wonderful quotes!
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Dainty rated for Quotecard Postcard #11! on Apr 19, 2008
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Comment: What a delightful postcard. Nice quote too. Thanks!
Response: Glad you liked them! ♥
ladyb rated for For Postcard Lovers #6 on Apr 17, 2008
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty postcard. I love the way the photo is. I wish that was my front door. :o)
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard of Niagara Falls! I don't remember seeing it lit up with colors like that, I thought it was just white lights.
dephal rated for Alphabet Postcard ~ N is for… on Apr 3, 2008
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Comment: What a pretty card!
CARROLL rated for Alphabet Postcard ~ N is for… on Apr 2, 2008
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Comment: Thanks for the "N" is for Niagara Falls postcard. That is an impressive view of tons of water!
camkin rated for Quotecard Postcard #10! on Mar 30, 2008
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful postcard. The quotes are wonderful quotes.
Aimeejanie rated for Quotecard Postcard #10! on Mar 28, 2008
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Comment: Thanks so much for the quotes! They both were great to think on... :D
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Comment: Ooh-La-la girlie...I absolutely LOVED all of my goodies!! My daughter helped me open up your box and she wanted everything!! She's just 3 y.o. so I told her that we would share!! Hugs, Terri xo
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Comment: Thank you Christina! Very nice selection of teas and cool spiffy stuff for the surprise!
Sinsiliuke rated for Quotecard Postcard #9! on Feb 26, 2008
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Comment: Thanks for the postcard!:*
sweetsugartree rated for Quotecard Postcard #9! on Feb 21, 2008
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Comment: thanks for the cute card
lny22 rated for Quotecard Postcard #9! on Feb 21, 2008
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Comment: thanks :] x
sif rated for Cupcake Lovers: Private Swap on Feb 2, 2008
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Comment: Thanks for all of the awesome cupcake things.
MommysCrafting rated for MBAC - Valentine's Day on Jan 27, 2008
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Comment: Thank you so much!! Another wonderful swap from you:-)
Cadfael57 rated for Quotecard Postcard #8! on Jan 26, 2008
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Comment: Nice quote & beautiful card, thank you very much !
AngelFaeryKathleen rated for Quotecard Postcard #8! on Jan 25, 2008
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard and great quote :-)

Rating Overview

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Comments

user6181 on Aug 11, 2015:

Random Acts Of Kindness!

stacirose on Dec 30, 2008:

HAVE A WONDERFUL NEW YEAR!

NEW YEAR

©2008 Staci Rose. All rights reserved.

sif on Oct 16, 2008:

Hi! We would love to have you join the October 6x6 Recipe Swap!

Come have a look at: http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/22937

The Holidays will be here before you know and you can get new ideas!

Thanks for considering it!

harleygirl on May 26, 2008:

The checken is for my bear/dog. :D

harleygirl on May 8, 2008:

Psssst! Got any checken?

mamaANK on Apr 27, 2008:

hi christina! just wanted to know if you received my postcard from postcard lovers #6...i'm starting to wonder if it got lost in the mail-let me know if you get a chance! thanks!

mamaANK on Apr 12, 2008:

Hi Christina, I have mailed out your postcard today! Enjoy your weekend! Adrian "mamaANK"

Drachenfrau on Mar 29, 2008:

Thank you for your wonderful letter Christina! :-)

TeraBACat on Feb 6, 2008:

Pretty Little Fairy

HI CHRISTINA!

amberlantern on Jan 16, 2008:

I sent your Quotecard Postcard #8 today!

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