Swap-bot Time: January 22, 2018 10:16 pm


Date Joined: February 15, 2017
Last Online: June 27, 2017
Birthday: July 24
Country: United States

Matters of the HEART

UPDATE June 12, 2017: I have recently injured my arm so if I am a day or so off the mailing deadline or if I'm a bit slow rating you, please know that I'm doing the best I can to get things out. As of today, I will be taking a break until August. THANK YOU.

I am a single mom raising an incredibly witty and funny 11 year-old boy child. He is my teacher and spiritual advisor. He shows me who I am every day. Parenting him and being his Mama is the single MOST important thing I will ever do. He is my immeasurable joy. I joined Swap-Bot and Postcrossing because being a single parent can be EXTREMELY lonely at times. I live in Massachusetts where the people are kind and the winters are unbearably long. In my spare time I enjoy shopping at thrift stores, journaling, organizing my apartment, napping in the sunshine and calling my mom. I would like to believe that I can make friends all over the world through postcard and letter exchanges.

"Sometimes my loneliness creeps up from behind and covers me in a heavy cloak of unworthiness. I used to struggle towards the light but, I have become accustomed to the darkness. I remain still and wait for sunrise." ~~~~~Fruity Pebbles


Personal Randomocities

  • I am tall. Was usually the tallest in all of my classes.
  • I often forget where I park when I come out of the supermarket.
  • I think it would be cool to own a flower shop.
  • My hair started turning gray when I was 19. Currently letting the silver shine. Oh, my!
  • I enjoy eating dinner in bed when I'm home alone. Delicious guilty pleasures!
  • I am vegan and I eat a lot of fruit. I mean like...a LOT!


  • I'd like more days of feeling pretty on the outside.
  • I have NOT learned to embrace my celulite just yet.
  • One of my celebrity crushes is Adrian Brody. Most people I know don't get it. But, I do. That's all that matters right.
  • I used to snore so loud, I would wake myself. Unsexy!
  • I am a tatooed and pierced mama. I'll save the details for future letters.
  • I am terribly camera shy.
  • I haven't been on a vacation in over 10 years.
  • I tried to homeschool my kid once.
  • I would be willing to road trip with other wild and free mamas. Let's plan it!


  • Interesting portraits (unique faces)
  • Human rights, Women's rights, LGBT rights, Civil
    rights, Animal rights
  • Strong men with beards
  • Interracial couples
  • Weddings
  • Romance
  • Flowers
  • Chakras
  • Blythe dolls
  • Goddesses
  • Fairies
  • Watercolor images
  • Vegan related anything
  • Afro hair
  • Black poets and authors
  • Russian postcard illustrators
  • Renoir
  • Yoga
  • Butterflies
  • Squirrels
  • Giraffes
  • Baby goats
  • Silly frogs
  • Koi fish
  • Burlesque
  • Erotica (not pornographic)
  • Geisha girls
  • Old motels
  • Old VW buses
  • Old Cameras and typewriters
  • Moonlight
  • Umbrellas and rain

I am open to ALL kinds of cards, even handmade ones! Follow your heart. If you want to know what to write, tell me 5 things that make you smile OR 5 things that make you sad. If you are up for it, list all 10.

No, Thank You

Thank you for considering me for the following but, I will kindly pass.

  • Teas, candy
  • Recipes containing meat, milk, eggs, cheese,
    or butter. I am vegan but, not a preachy one.
  • Sequins, buttons, bits and bobs of metal ephemera
  • Fabric, yarn, ribbon
  • Religious holiday cards (Christmas, Easter, etc)
  • Circus, zoo, fishing, hunting, or gun images
  • State or country multi-view postcards

Wish List

  • Childrens book illustrator postcards (blank)
  • Postcards from Louisiana and Arizona. Please, no multi-views. Write on them and send naked.
  • Images of Josephine Baker and Carmen Miranda
  • Pink, gold, lavender, purple, light blue, light green washi tapes
  • Planner stickers
  • Stickers with bohemian themes (feathers, moons, sun, dream catchers) cupcakes, cherries, owls, the word 'LOVE', hearts, cupcakes, cute squirrels, little mice, flowers, quotes
  • Mostly anything with the word 'Love' on it
  • Bookmarks
  • Tarot or oracle cards
  • Soy based candles
  • Colorful envelopes
  • Postage stamps (new and cancelled)
  • Vegan related anything
  • A tall, smart, funny, witty, bearded, compassionate, kind spirited man...just thought I'd put that in the universe too. Wouldn't it be a hoot if I met my future husband on SWAP-BOT?
  • Oh, and a big ol' house with a wrap around porch and large yard for the kid and dog. Why not ask big?

My Son Enjoys

  • Watercolor and acrylic paints
  • Mechanical pencils

Merci Beaucoup


Swappers Who Touched My Heart Strings

@imaisha Surprise Me On March- Newbie Friendly (May 2017)

@Bhindblueeyes Postcard Trading (April 2017), Address Labels (May 2017)

@Georgiafae Quick April Destash #2 (April 2017)

@Ruthless Send Something #6 (March 2017)

@Spiritfree Lots of Mail: Postcards #2 (March 2017)


Comment: Belated thank you for the charming Jeremy Fisher card, lovely matching star stickers, and your kind summer greetings! Your card is a reminder of a dream of mine to take a European literary tour, primarily in England. I hope your recovery has gone well ♥
Leekoba rated for LOL!!! Happy Mail #1 on Jun 23, 2017
Comment: I loved all the cat stuff! Thank you :D Happy Swapping!
KatlynAva rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 38 on Jun 21, 2017
Comment: I love the blythe doll card. I ordered 2 of the knock-off brand ones but I need to get around to altering them!
PaulandLeezy rated for Relationship Deal Breakers: PC on Jun 20, 2017
Comment: I agree with all of your deal breakers! Thanks for sending, I apologize for the late rating!
Ahana rated for Summer Bucket List Pen Pals on Jun 20, 2017
Comment: Hope you mend quickly and get to do everything on your list - I will reply soon! <3
EvaIzzy rated for Animal PC Swap on Jun 20, 2017
Comment: Thank you!
Comment: Thanks!
Comment: Thank you!
changeling316 rated for Adult Colouring page on Jun 13, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the amazing "adult" coloring page 😋❤️ It looked amazing and was super funny 😂. My new girlfriend and I got a good chuckle when we saw it. We saw Wonder Woman as a first date the Friday before last and it was amazing. Have a wonderful day and I hope your arm heals quickly, Nathan
spicemom rated for Hello Notecard #1 on Jun 12, 2017
Comment: Hi Miss What a nice hello note you are sure 1 busy woman I love reading about your busy week spicemom
Comment: Thank you
EllieBeth8 rated for B&W PCs week 21 on Jun 9, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the great postcard! Have a nice day! Shelley
Mark63 rated for Moon postcard swap on Jun 8, 2017
Comment: Thank you for your PC :-)
janw1988 rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 38 on Jun 6, 2017
Comment: Hello! Thanks for the neat card. I don't think I had any sheep until now. Have a great day and try to keep your sanity through the end of school.
squince rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 38 on Jun 6, 2017
Comment: Cute sheep card!
petercure rated for Animal PC Swap on Jun 6, 2017
Comment: The cow is so cute(≧▽≦) and it's nice to meet a fellow vegan(*^_^*)
Camiliann rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 38 on Jun 5, 2017
Comment: Thanks for black and white pc
tyracrafty rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 38 on Jun 5, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the postcard!
Larina rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 38 on Jun 5, 2017
Comment: Thanks so much for the postcard! I absolutely love love LOVE this fox!!! So beautiful!

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tcornell on May 12, 2017:


fruitypebbles on Mar 26, 2017:

Don't Be Shy. Say Hi. Happy Swapping!

~~~Fruity Pebbles


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