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colleenbUSA

colleenbUSA
Date Joined: November 29, 2017
Last Online: September 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

ariestess rated for ESG: Shuffle your music #31 on Sep 22, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for sharing! Definitely some old faves and some new stuff to check out in Spotify!
preslarb rated for Quotes on a postcard #26 on Sep 22, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the Oregon PC and the great quote! I like Buffy, too!
Margothecat rated for Big Dog Postcard Swap - USA on Sep 20, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you!
Marykstaveness rated for Quotes on a postcard #26 on Sep 20, 2019
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Comment: Thanks!
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Comment: It's ok we all are late sometimes and I enjoyed your playlist.
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Comment: Thanks for your letter and the great washi samples! I'll write back soon :)
squince rated for Big Dog Postcard Swap - USA on Sep 20, 2019
5
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Comment: Thanks!
PineappleTarts rated for ESG: Shuffle your music #31 on Sep 17, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you, it was nice of you to include the Youtube links as well.
Response: Thanks so much for the heart!
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Comment: Thanks for The Alamo PC. I am a basic cook. Donโ€™t own an instant pot, but have thought about the possibilities of getting one.
Response: Thanks so much for the heart!
lindseyjae rated for CPG QUICKIE: Swap Cards - US Only on Sep 14, 2019
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Comment: Hello Colleen!! Thanks so much for the lovely swap cards you made for me!! Theyโ€™re a nice size so I wonโ€™t have to worry about my giant handwriting not fitting on the card!! I really love them, thanks again!!
Response: I'm so glad you love them!! Thanks so much for the heart!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the vintage book PC! I've never heard of J.G. Ballard before, but I have added him to my TBR list! And cooler weather is definitely my favorite thing about autumn as well. It just makes the air seem magical to me. <3
Response: I'm so glad you like the postcard! Thanks so much for the heart!
KSENiA rated for CL: August Reading Log - Electronic on Sep 11, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for sharing.
Response: Thanks so much for the heart!
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Comment: Great list. Sounds like you read some good (and some so-so) books. Thanks for sharing. ๐Ÿ˜Š
Response: Thanks so much for the heart!
tentmari rated for TBR: August Update! on Sep 9, 2019
5
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Comment: Very impressive list! Congrats on your progress. Happy reading ๐Ÿ˜Š
Response: Thank you, I keep adding new ones, lol but at least i'm getting some of the original list done!
Bucket rated for TBR: August Update! on Sep 9, 2019
5
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Comment: Great progress!
Response: Thanks
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Comment: Thank you for sharing your books with me
Response: Thank so much for the heart!
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Comment: Great job! Hope to swap again soon.
Response: Thanks so much for the heart!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the adorable card. So sweet. I must agree with you about the nudges. I love them too.
Response: You're most welcome! Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: Bates Hotel is a great show!
Response: Thanks so much for the heart! I'm so sad Bates Motel ended!
5
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Comment: Thank you
Response: Thank you for the heart!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 213 2 2
Completed Fives Threes Ones
188 337 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
69 83 36 0
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Comments

phillaine on Sep 18, 2019:


for the lovely rainbow of colors (September RAKs, zebra midliners) -- so excited to try these! โ™ฅ

Swan on Sep 17, 2019:

Thank you @colleenbUSA for the graphic novel recommendations and the fall leaves postcard! I think there are a couple I want to check out.

bluerose3 on Sep 17, 2019:

Thank you for the postcards and address labels from the Pick 2 US Only. Nice choices.

tcornell on Sep 11, 2019:

Thanks so much for the pug return address labels and the greeting cards you sent me for the CPG Pick 2 US Only tag! Love everything!

lindseyjae on Sep 9, 2019:

Thanks for the CPG cheap postage tag - the addy labels are adorable I canโ€™t wait to use them!!

FurPotato on Aug 12, 2019:

Summer

FurPotato on Aug 12, 2019:

Happy Profile- Summer

rainbowfizz on Aug 10, 2019:

Happy Profile - Summer

Happy Summer! Hope you are having a good one!

LilysMama on Aug 9, 2019:

I love the goodies you sent for the CPG August Wishlist! The PDT labels are adorable :) Thank you โ™ฅ๏ธ

lindseyjae on Aug 9, 2019:

thanks so much for the CPG august wishes you sent my way!!

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