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colleenbUSA

colleenbUSA
Date Joined: November 29, 2017
Last Online: July 23, 2019
Birthday: April 4
Country: United States
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About Me

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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 deco pages 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 al 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!!

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 like to play the computer game The Sims 4 and I am currently working on the legacy challenge.

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:

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

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

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.

Coupon Wishlist

.Secret clinical deodorant, Dove Men's personal care items, Halo Top ice cream, Enlightened ice cream, almond milk, Crest toothpaste or battery-operated toothbrushes, Sensodyne Pronamal toothpaste, Rold Gold pretzels, Skinny Pop popcorn Woolite delicate laundry detergent, Any free & clear laundry detergent, Halo dog food, Greenies dog treats, Cottonelle , chicken breast, canned tuna, , Zyrtec, frozen waffles, protein powder, Chrystal Light

Store coupons: Meijer; Hobby Lobby; Petco/Petsmart; Target; Office Max; Best Buy; Barnes and Noble; Books-A-Million; GNC

Favorite Books Movie and TV

Dean Koontz, Marissa Meyer, Jim Butcher, 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, and Odd Thomas series.

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 prefer 4x6 cards so I can fit them in my albums to keep and look at as I collect them.

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 car 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

Hugsie86 rated for ESG: Shuffle your music #30 on Jul 23, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the playlist! I will listen to the songs soon. :-)
slb2221 rated for My Playlist in June 2019 on Jul 22, 2019
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Response: Thanks for rating!
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Comment: OO thank you Colleen!! Love these samples! SO FUN!! Thanks for being in this swap! yes I will definitely be doing this periodically because i have a TON of them!! Have a great week! xGabi
Response: Thanks so much for the heart! I'm glad you liked the samplers!
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Response: Thanks for rating!
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Comment: Ty for joining my swap!!! Smile this week and always!!!! πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—
Response: Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: Great answer!
Response: Thanks for rating!
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Comment: Thanks for sharing!
Response: Thanks for rating!
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Comment: Hi Colleen, Thank you so much. Yes, I'm having a relaxing and hot summer. lol. Happy swapping.
Response: Thanks for the heart! I'm trying to stay cool it's broiling here!
tentmari rated for Bookworm Corner: June 2019 on Jul 19, 2019
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Comment: I hope things are better with your medication now. You did A LOT of reading! Take care of yourself.πŸ˜ŠπŸ’—πŸŒΊ
Response: Thank you and thanks for the heart! They’re still working on the medication issues.
PineappleTarts rated for My Playlist in June 2019 on Jul 19, 2019
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Comment: Thank you, was nice of you to include Youtube links.
Response: Thank you for the heart, no problem on the links πŸ˜‰
tentmari rated for TBR: June update! on Jul 19, 2019
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Comment: Sorry to learn things didn't go so great for you this month. Better luck next month.πŸ™‚
Response: Thanks for rating!
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Comment: I received my pc today but unfortunately the words for the truths & lie were faded out or smeared out so I was unable to see them. If you want to message me the 2 truths & a lie, you can do that. Thanks!
ariestess rated for My Playlist in June 2019 on Jul 18, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for sharing! Definitely some faves and some stuff to check out in Spotify!
Response: Thanks for rating!
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Comment: Thanks so much!
Response: Thanks for the heart!
cherlita rated for My Playlist in June 2019 on Jul 17, 2019
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Response: Thanks for rating!
Bucket rated for TBR: June update! on Jul 16, 2019
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Response: Thanks for rating!
BookWorn rated for My Playlist in June 2019 on Jul 16, 2019
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Comment: Rescue Me may be one of my new favorite songs now!
Response: Yay! I so glad you found one you loved! Thanks for rating!
Janevey rated for Bookworm Corner: June 2019 on Jul 15, 2019
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Comment: You've read lot of books last month. On your list was many books that are on my tbr pile. Nice to read your thoughts on those.
Response: Thanks for the heart!
echeveriaLilacina rated for Meet the fur babies! on Jul 15, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for introducing Jedi! I loved getting to know him, such a cute fur baby! :)
Response: Thank you! I think he's cute too ;)
earthnk rated for ESG: What are you reading? on Jul 15, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the electronic swap.
Response: Thanks for the heart!

Rating Overview

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Comments

LauraM540 on Jul 22, 2019:

Thank you so much for the mini envelopes and the postcards from the CPG Pick 2 Tag!

MrsCrafty on Jul 21, 2019:

Profile from all over #7. With a Twist!

Hello there! Id like to share one of my favorite quotes with you for this swap.

β€œA gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”

I selected it because it is a constant reminder to me that something good will come the bad. Gems are beautiful when polished, so if I can have patience and perseverance through hard times, something beautiful will come from the pain.

I hope you enjoy my favorite quote and I hope you have a wonderful week! Feel free to share your favorite quote with me! I’d love to hear! (:

bluerose3 on Jul 13, 2019:

Thank you for the stationery from the 'Who likes...tag'.

TeaNi on Jul 11, 2019:

thank you so much

for granting a CPG July wish for me with the cute stickers for my planer! :)

tcornell on Jul 11, 2019:

I LOVE the address labels that you sent me for CPG JUly's wish list! They are so stinkin' cute! Thank you!!!

OrigamiGrace on Jul 9, 2019:

Thank you so much for the food pcs and lovely addy labels from Pick 2 Tag at Cheap Postage Group!!

Ryleighsmom on Jul 8, 2019:

Thank you for the fabulous birthday mail you sent to my daughter via CPG! So appreciated!! ❀️❀️

itsnobody on Jul 2, 2019:

Thank you for the June Wishes for the ISS group

ncnurse04 on Jun 26, 2019:

Thank you for granting my ISS June wish of washi samples. I love the selection you sent.

Ryleighsmom on Jun 25, 2019:

Thank you so much for the birthday mail for my daughter, Ryleigh! CPTG June wishes. She will open it on July 1. ☺️

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