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colleenbUSA

colleenbUSA
Date Joined: November 29, 2017
Last Online: August 3, 2020
Birthday: April 4
Country: United States
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About Me

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UPDATE 06/15/2020 Sorry, I’ve gotten behind on replying to ratings! I’m mostly on swap-bot on my phone, which makes doing replies harder.

UPDATE 4/11/20 I am and always have sealed my envelopes with a glue stick and tape, I do NOT lick the adhesive strip! I also ask to do the same and not lick the envelope closed at this time!

UPDATE 2/20/20 We now have a few different mail carriers and it appears one of them is not getting the outgoing mail so the mail may be stamped a few days after I mark it sent. I'll be letting the post office know about this.

I am not doing decos at the moment so please DO NOT send me any!

UPDATE: I am now officially moved, please send everything to the address now listed, if anything is returned to you saying that the address is wrong, please make sure you have sent to the new address, thanks!

I love to read, swap, listen to music, sip on tea or flavored coffee.Coffee is heaven in a cup, plus the only way I can function. All while cuddling my adorable dog! I am currently doing a lot of cross stitch and reading a ton to relax. I am disabled with fibromyalgia and bipolar disorder. Jedi, my bichepoo (bichon frise & mini poodle mix) is my emotional support dog.

I will be moving at the end of March and will update my address around the middle of March so as not to miss any swaps.

I live in an apartment, with bf. I live in a medium-sized town smack between Milwaukee, WI, and Chicago, IL. The most famous person to come out of my hometown/current town of residence is Mark Ruffalo.

Favorite Music

Alt Rock above all particularly Panic at the Disco, Mariana's Trench, and Green Day Pop/Top 40- or at least I loved it in the '90s and 00's (think P!nk, Blink 182, etc) Pop-Country if that makes any sense- Like Blake Shelton Soundtracks- 10 Things I Hate About You, RENT (movie cast), and A Walk to Remember Soundtrack Broadway- WIcked, RENT (Broadway cast), and Avenue Q

Likes & Dislikes

Likes

Dogs and coffee are two obsessions of mine. I can name most dog breeds by sight or description. I love Starbucks!!

I've also recently fallen in love with kawaii penguins, dogs, and hedgehogs! Anything with them would be amazing!

My favorite colors are pink, purple, teal, and mint green. I love books, chocolate, coffee, tea, and dogs, as well as anything to do with those things.

I collect coffee mugs. I also collect bookish items (my favorite are candles) as well as dog-themed items.

I love candy, mostly chocolate, I prefer milk or white with some other flavor or a filling, caramel, mint, raspberry, peppermint, orange, coffee.

I love candles, I really love the ones with sweet or book themed scents.

Tea: Herbal

Stickers: craft quality stickers, animals, food or drink, non-religious holiday stickers

Harry Potter anything! I'm a Hufflepuff

Dislikes:

Hard to open envelopes, please don't tape every available edge, it's frustrating try to get them open, and I am terrified I'll cut something if I use scissors, so it just stresses me out.

Colors: greens-not of the shade mentioned in likes, orange, and brown.

Scents: floral or woodsy or smoke

Topics/themes: Sexism, racism, misogyny, harm to animals or children, religious items, homophobic; spiders or cockroaches or scorpions

Tea: Caffeinated

Stickers: Cheap or kids stickers, religious, puffy

Washi samples, it's not that I don't like them, I just have an over abundance and nowhere to store them! Please only send them if they're really unique, required as part of the swap, or related to my likes

I HATE when people send me religious items-especially promoting a specific religion or church. Please do not include or send anything religious including bible verses. I respect your religion please respect my right to not be religious.

Favorite Crafts

UPDATE: I'm currently not doing decos! Please DO NOT send them to me!

Any type of paper crafts (mostly mini pls, and decos), I have mostly have been focusing on the decos, and use scrapbooking paper, stickers, lace, edging, glitter, embellishments, photographs, greeting cards, and postcards.

Swaps

I click for having sent the item on the date I put it in the mailbox, even if it's a holiday or Sunday and it will be picked up the next day, so if the date on the envelope doesn't match the sent day, this is why.

If something doesn't arrive please contact me, and I'll do my best to resend, please try to contact me before rating me a 1 or 3. I will never not send something,

I will message you if I will be sending late, which will happen very rarely! I don't have a car, due to my disability, so my bf mails things for me or takes me to the PO, so if something is late that is probably why.

ABCs of me

COMING SOON, I hope

Favorite Books Movie and TV

Dean Koontz, Marissa Meyer, Jim Butcher, Amanda Foody and Ellen Hopkins are some of my favorite authors.

I love the Harry Potter series both the books and the movies, though the books were better! I also love The Lunar Chronicles series, The Dresden Files, Stalking Jack the Ripper series and Odd Thomas series as well as. The Perks of Being a Wallflower is my all-time favorite book.

I like most YA books unless they have names I can't figure out with my dyslexia. I also enjoy sci-fi/fantasy and New Adult Romance.

My favorite movies are The Breakfast Club, Saved, A Walk to Remeber, Bring it On (only the first one), and many other 80s-00s teen movies, especially John Huges' movies.

My favorite TV shows include: Pretty Little Liars, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, This is Us, Marvel's Runaways, The Vampire Diaries, and The Handmaid's Tale.

Postcard Preferences

I love animals especially dogs, penguins, or anything cute and fuzzy.

I'm not big on touristy cards. I don't like religious cards at all.

Coffee, tea, chocolate, Harry Potter or book postcards are sure to get a heart!

Planners

I love to plan & swap planner goodies!

I have a Classic and a Mini Happy Planner though I mostly just use the classic.

I always love medical or dog care stickers or laundry, empty dishwasher, change sheets, and wash towels stickers, as those are the ones I use the most.

I love anything dog, penguin, coffee/tea, and reading/books related!

I also love weekly kits, but I know those can be expensive.

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you for the stationery items! I will surely put these to good use! Have a great day and happy swapping!
BrunetteBunny rated for TBR: In July I read ... on Aug 3, 2020
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Comment: I'm super impressed that you only added 17 books to your list for the year!
Ashzaller rated for PH: Scavenger Hunt For PCs #100 on Aug 3, 2020
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Comment: Sorry for the delayed rating! thanks so much <3
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Comment: Hi Colleen, thanks for sharing! Paper girls, are there still paper girls in the world? I remember having a crush on my paper boy when I was a kid. I would wait every afternoon for him to walk by my house...
ccmmsu rated for PH: Night Time Scavenger Hunt on Aug 1, 2020
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Comment: Very cool postcards! I love them all. Thank you so much!
fiorellaione rated for R&W: EMAIL In July I read ... on Aug 1, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for sharing your list! It looks like you had a quite good reading month =)
metrognome rated for PH: Non-Touristy PCs #5 on Aug 1, 2020
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Comment: Thanks! The aromatherapy fist made me giggle :D
klover rated for Animal Postcards USA #6 on Aug 1, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome postcard! Have a great day and happy swapping:-).
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Comment: Thank you for sharing -
Bucket rated for TBR: In July I read ... on Jul 31, 2020
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chelle523 rated for Library Lovers Postcard Prompt #31 on Jul 31, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the adorable postcard - I love it! Take care :)
hanifahsekar98 rated for ESG: The View From My Window on Jul 31, 2020
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Comment: It's great photos! Thanks for sharing!
monsbrick rated for TBR: In July I read ... on Jul 30, 2020
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Comment: Hi Colleen, thank you for sharing. Our lists are different and I find that intriguing.
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Comment: Hi Colleen. Thank you for your list and the cute little bird on the postcard. I also listed coffee. I could smell your list as I was reading it. lol 😀
Hyshu rated for 📚 Passion Planner GIVEAWAY! on Jul 30, 2020
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Comment: Stay Healthy!
Kvwanderlost rated for PH: Scavenger Hunt For Pcs #109 on Jul 29, 2020
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Comment: Thank you Colleen, great choices!
Mimi7 rated for 📚 Journal GIVEAWAY! on Jul 28, 2020
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hanifahsekar98 rated for ESG: Let's Color - July on Jul 25, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the coloring! It was lovely!
minniepic rated for PH: Serial Postcard Swap = Animal on Jul 24, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so very much for the lovely postcards:)

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Comments

Lonestarchild on Jul 28, 2020:

Thank you for the stamps for the WTA 7/15 - 7/21!

grammypammy on Jul 28, 2020:

Thank you for your participation and swapping in ABCUSA Swaps!

Hugs,

Pam

ginny19590 on Jul 20, 2020:

Thank you so much for the JULY RAK #3 planner stickers destash, they were much appreciated.......=)

HeidiJean on Jul 10, 2020:

Thank you for the CPG July wishlist! They;re perfect!

kiddomerriweather on Jul 10, 2020:

Thank you for the July CPG wishes!!! I really appreciate the kawaii memos and letter sets. Thank you for thinking of me this month. :)

Ukucaitie on Jul 6, 2020:

Thank you so much for June RAK #6 Pateron coloring goodies!! I love love love these and already have colored one with my daughter :)!

OrigamiGrace on Jul 6, 2020:

Thank you for the cute swap cards from my July wishlist at Cheap Postage Group! Love em!! And needed them!!

mariamichelle on Jul 6, 2020:

Thanks again for the personalized labels and cards for my CPG July wishes! I can really use them.

Kirkdebb on Jul 6, 2020:

Thank you for the eye and lip pencils RAK! My oldest daughter was really excited when she saw them so I gave them to her. She also claimed the pretty box you sent them in.

Also thank you for the washi samples and PC TAGs!

Queensmiley2530 on Jul 4, 2020:

thank you for my CPG June wish of mini address Label's I love the design too

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