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Last Online: March 2, 2016
Birthday: October 13
Country: United States
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UPDATE: I have changed my address as of December 10, 2014. It should appear as a Tennessee, USA address. I will have mail forwarded to this address for any postcards that have not arrived yet (but I think they're all here). Thank you!

Hi there! My name's Jenny.
My whole life I have gone by Jenny, and I totally despise being called Jen/Jenn. It's a big NO-NO! I'm a 28-year-old Florida Native. I graduated from Florida State University in April 2008 with a BA in both Anthropology and Classical Civilizations (ancient Greece and Rome). I now live in North Carolina, USA and am working as a test grader.

I am also an independent consultant with Thirty-One Gifts. Thirty-One makes wonderful purses, totes, thermals, travel gear, pet accessories, stationery, and tools for home organization. If you'd like to place an order or host an online party, please don't hesitate to message me.

I live with my wonderful boyfriend of 2 years. I'm interested in lots of things, love to make things, love getting mail, love meeting new people. I have a 30 gal fish tank with several aquatic buddies in it right now. I wish more than anything I could have a cat, but my man is deathly allergic, on top of his asthma.
My Swapping Habits:
I am really good about sending swaps on time and sending quality swaps. That's what counts with me. I almost always go above and beyond in my swaps, so I'd really appreciate a heart rating from you when I do so. I reuse packaging, so if you get a recycled envelope from me, it's not because I don't care enough to send you new ones. In fact, I care so much about you, that I want to decrease the waste I put on the planet you live on. I often spruce up these reused envelopes so they are something new again. Hope you don't mind! I appreciate you rating me when you receive my swaps, and if you ever have a question, comment, or concern about something I have sent you, or something you think I didn't send you, please just email me and ask. It is no problem at all. If you genuinely did not get something from me, I will do my best to re-send.


I LOVE postcards! I collect them and have a ton of them. I only collect storebought postcards, NOT handmade ones., and I'm really not wild about ad cards either. I really love touristy postcards from places you've been. I love map postcards, courthouses, monuments, statues, museums, native flora and fauna, bridges, forests, lighthouses, natural formations, rocks/gems, roadside attractions, hotels, motels, restaurants you ate at, etc. I also like pretty art cards, or kitchy, funny cards including postcards from Pomegranate or Chronicle books, ones with cartoon or comic book characters, paintings, illustrations (especially children's book illustrations), fairies, pets, holidays, etc. I like pretty much all postcards, so long as they're not handmade ones, k? ;-)

Books, Books, Books...

I love books. I think books are so super important. I grew up with books books books everywhere you look. Both my parents read to me every night since as long as I can remember. My grandparents read to me when I spent days at their homes. And sometimes when I'm sick or feeling sad, I have my boyfriend read to me to make me feel better. My aunts all have more books than you can imagine and I can remember when my aunt Cathy would come down to visit us, she would bring with her a big tote bag stuffed full of picture books she'd checked out of her library just to share with me and my sister. I still have a soft spot for these children's picture books and have continued to collect them throughout the years. I have tons of books! A library discarded book sale is a glorious and dangerous thing! Picture books make everything seem so REAL, and especially when you're a kid. Reading some of these books again now, I can remember the images seeming larger than life back then, like I could climb inside them and look around, and I still cherish that.

Some of my favorite books include:
*My Side of the Mountain and Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
*The BFG, The Twits, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda by Roald Dahl
*Number the Stars and The Giver by Lois Lowry
*The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Edwards
*From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
*A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, etc. by Madeleine L'Engle
*The Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder
*The Good Dog Carl books by Alexandra Day
*The Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling
*The classic Grimm fairy tales
*Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne
*Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
*Hamlet, Macbeth, Richard III by William Shakespeare
*The Baby-Sitters Club series by Ann M. Martin
*A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
*Still Life with Chickens by Catherine Goldhammer
* Garden Spells, The Sugar Queen, The Girl Who Chased the Moon, and The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen (my fave!)
* The Big Stone Gap series by Adriana Trigiani

Stuff I LOVE...

* Stickers
* Postcards
* Sticky notes, Post-It Notes
* Owls
* Fairies, gnomes, elves, pixies
* Kawaii - Sanrio, San-X, Q-Lia, Kamio, Crux, Pool Cool, Diddl, etc.
* Dragonflies
* Baby-Sitters Club books
* Lisa Frank - esp. vintage, not the new girls
* Fun earrings
* Books, picture books
* Dolls - Barbie, Pullip, etc.
* Cats & Dogs
* Mushrooms (but not to eat, ever!)
* Littlest Pet Shop
* Bento * Pez
* Nintendo DS - I have a pink one
* Shakespeare
* Frogs
* Cheese
* Stationery - lettersets, notepads, etc.
* Nice pens
* Tea - NO green or mint tea please
* Jewelry - cute/crazy earrings especially
* Strawberries
* Cell phone straps/charms
* Hedgehogs, squirrels, bunnies
* Incense
* Yarn and knitting needles
* Candles
* Movies
* Kashmir boxes
* Japan
* Pretty/cute fabric
* My Little Pony
* Salty snacks
* Fruity candy
* "Nature" - leaves, rocks, trees, etc.
* Feathers
* Aztec/Maya cultures
* Greek culture
* Linguistics
* Mythology
* Cookies
* Puzzles
* Thrift stores
* Makeup
* Glitter
* Hayao Miyazaki films
* Deco tape
* Hearts

Please Don't Send Me...

  • Handmade postcards
  • Ad postcards
  • Stained, dirty, torn, or smelly items
  • Items covered in cat hair (bf seriously allergic + asthma
  • Tomato - ugh, barf!
  • Christian or angel items (unless it's a church postcard)
  • Dora the Explorer, Thomas the Train, Veggie Tales, etc.


Darn, I use to have other stuff with cute graphics in this section, but it's all messed up and gone.


justmesks rated for Snow Postcard - SB Only on Jan 8, 2014
Comment: Thanks! Looks like here right now since we just had a blizzard--13 inches of snow fell on Sunday. Too much for me.
JanaChristin rated for Zoo Animal Postcard Swap on Dec 20, 2013
Comment: Thank you so much for the great San Diego Zoo postcard with the nice message :)
AnnieMaxine rated for My Ancestry is..... on Dec 16, 2013
Comment: Thanks for the great postcard of Old Salem and for telling me a little bit about your heritage. I had never heard of Moravian, so I googled it and I find it fascinating. Thanks for teaching me something today! :)
kssunlover1947 rated for Horse Postcard Swap on Dec 14, 2013
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful horse card. I have only been to Florida once and that was last year when my daughter a friend and I went on a caribean cruise. We stopped several places on the way back my favorite was Kennedy Space center where we actually got the see the space shuttle Endeavour on the 747 before it went to it final home in California.
Newberlin rated for Fairy tale PC- International #4 on Dec 10, 2013
Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful postcard! I love it :)
darzy30 rated for College/University PC on Dec 10, 2013
Comment: Thanks for the Salem College PC! I'd not heard of that school before.
Swan rated for Water Postcard - SB Only on Dec 8, 2013
Comment: Thank you! I've never visited Maine...
emilynhr rated for WPS - Recipe Postcard #2 on Dec 6, 2013
Comment: Thanks for the postcard!
prettyheart rated for Fairy Postcard swap on Dec 1, 2013
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful Cicely Mary Barker card!
darzy30 rated for Native American PC on Nov 29, 2013
Comment: Thank you for this fabulous postcard! An amazing portrait of the weaver. Hope you had a good holiday.
darzy30 rated for State PC Swap-Georgia on Nov 26, 2013
Comment: Thanks for the cool PC of Helen, GA. I'd never heard of the village before. The pictures looked so quaint, before I saw the back, I thought the PC was from the country Georgia!!! ;)
dawnakaulen rated for The Alphabet Game Letter R on Nov 23, 2013
Comment: Thank you for the interesting card!
darzy30 rated for Stormy Skies / Lightning PC Swap #7 on Nov 22, 2013
Comment: Thanks for the cool tornado PC. I think we're going to get our first big snow this weekend. :P
Response: Glad you like it! Stay safe and warm.
TwinMom rated for Legends/Did You Know PC on Nov 22, 2013
Comment: Thank you.
Camiliann rated for WPS - Animal Postcard #9 on Nov 21, 2013
Comment: I got a wonderful set of PCs this week in the mail..every one of them, I would have picked out myself... LOVE IT thanks a bunch and bunches!!!
marles rated for State PC Swap-Hawaii on Nov 21, 2013
Comment: Love the card! Have actually been to that market, probably 35 yrs ago. You need to go visit your cousin!! Thanks!
gruskal rated for Touristy PC Swap #11 on Nov 16, 2013
Comment: Great PC of Savannah - hope you like your next/new job better than the trolley car. Aside from work, so glad there's a hobby and pastime where I can share with others. Have a great Thanksgiving. Happy swapping too !
CindyST rated for Vintage Postcards - Autumn on Nov 15, 2013
Comment: Thank you for the cool PC :)
pahunt925 rated for The Alphabet Game Letter P on Nov 15, 2013
Comment: Thank you for this nice Philadelphia card. I have never been there, either. Someday maybe.
gmasusie rated for Animal pc swap! USA #3 on Nov 13, 2013
Comment: Thank you

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darzy30 on Nov 29, 2013:

I actually love the peach from South Carolina - I would have thought it came from Georgia as well. I think the water tank was in an episode of House of Cards (and depicted as being from GA)!!!

tiggerkitn25 on Sep 17, 2013:

manders2280 on Sep 9, 2013:

I didn't get into the kawaii loop until two years ago - our collections are completely different! Would you like to do a private swap?

lillianmarie on Sep 8, 2013:

Thank you so much for the large memo from the KSUSA Large memo tag! What a great variety!

choke on Aug 13, 2013:

Just a heads up, I edited the requirements of this swap so that vintage cards are NOT allowed. Sorry for any confusion!

choke on May 15, 2012:

Good to see you at least logged on :) I hope you're ok!!

choke on Jan 5, 2012:

Thinking of you and hope you're doing well! I miss seeing you in my mailbox :)

Merimax on May 30, 2011:

Thank you for the lovely book from the HAW tag! I am sure my daughter will like it a lot!

tishous on May 9, 2011:

Thanks SO much for sending my Golden Gate Bridge card back to me! That doggie carnival sounds like a lot of fun :)

Ruthshi on Apr 30, 2011:

Just dropped by to say that I like your profie. :)

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