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jeka396

jeka396
Date Joined: October 24, 2015
Last Online: September 27, 2020
Birthday: September 13
Country: United States

About Me

I'm a mom of 3 beautiful young boys (9, 8, 7). I'm trying to instill the love of mail in my 3 boys. They certainly love to take my mail to the mailbox and put up the flag! They are also more than happy to help me decorate my envies!! I live in a tiny "village" in Michigan and love Michigan State University (Go Green! Go White!). I love stickers, making my own envelopes, and making my own postcards. I can't remember a time when I didn't love sending and receiving mail!

We are cat people - we Now have just one Actual Cat that resides here, along with my 7yo who loves to meow and pretend he is a cat. Lily is an 12yo tortoiseshell that we adopted in Sept 2018. We just lost our dear Pounce 9/5/20 At the age of 16.5, and she had been with us since she was a young kitten.

My dad passed away in January 2020, my grandma June 2020, and now our cat Pounce. Rough year even without the pandemic. Swapping is helping keep my mind focused for periods of time when otherwise I'd feel completely frazzled.

Favorite Music

Most current country, some (not all) pop. I can never remember artists' names or who sings what...its just not my forte :) not so great with lyrics either, my kiddos know more words to current songs than I do! My hubby is the total opposite--great with songs and artists, can't live without music in his daily life.

Favorite Television

Current: Grey's Anatomy, Superstore, Jeopardy, The 100, Atypical, Outlander, Agents of Shield. Just finished Season 3 of The Handmaid's Tale and Call the Midwife. Hoping to find a new series (with multiple seasons) soon.

With the kids, we watch things like Ultimate Tag, American Ninja Warrior, and the Titan Games.

Got an antenna and can play Jeopardy with the hubs again...although he still wins more often than not.

I love Disney movies, especially Lilo and Stitch and Beauty and the Beast. Will watch almost any movie genre....except horror. I'm just too much of a scaredy cat.

Favorite Crafts

handmade envies, decorating envies, flipbooks, handmade die cuts or embellishments, basically anything involving glue or scissors...

Postcards

I’ve been joining a lot more PC swaps lately and thought that my profile may be lacking in terms of direction for my partners here. Most of my partners seem to have a nice list!

But, in reality, I’d rather be surprised than get PCs in the same 10 or so styles that I have listed out in my profile. Some of my all time faves are things that I never would have thought to list out on my profile!

Would love to hear your thoughts on why you chose a particular PC !though!

Likes / Wishlist

I love surprises, really truly do. No allergies. Love love love decorated or colorful envelopes.

I would be super excited to receive:
~blank notecards. I’ve somehow run out recently!! ~Stickers, sticker flakes.
~Shaped or cute design post-its!
~Stationery paper--especially multiple sheets of the same design to write long-ish penpal letters!
~Washi tape, especially, shiny, vintage look, monochromatic, thin, or thick styles. Would love some solid color foil look washi.
~Blank address labels. Big wide ones where I don’t have to smush my big ol handwriting inside.
~Handmade embellishments I can use to add flavor to my crafts!
~Cat-themed items.
~floral themed items, always can find a way to use them!
~enamel dots, store bought or handmade!

Not My Thing (Dislikes)

The following is not really my thing and I would prefer not to receive:
~religious theme
~off-season holiday items
~green tea

Ratings

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Comment: Sooo pretty! Thank you!
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Comment: Hi Jessica - Thank you very much for your decorated envie and awesome SoC letter; from top to bottom, it made my day. Hope the toe has mended and he's living the wild life again lol. I really loved the peanut paper, too :) P.S. Go Spartans! And Happy Belated!
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Comment: Thanks you Jessica for the warm welcome and and incredibly fun and interesting assortment of items! I am very impressed by your envelope making skills and the way you put the whole package together. So delightful! Fabulous job! Thanks again!
isabetta rated for Sender's Choice PC September on Sep 19, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful postcard you chose for me, I love it! How nice of you to look for the perfect card for me! <3
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty PC, love the picture. :) Good luck organizing your craft room, I try that every year!
teddygirl rated for Handmade Envelopes - August 2020 on Sep 18, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely envelopes ❤
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Comment: Your swap is so beautiful! I love it so much, from the beautiful envelope, the stamps, stickers, washi and handmade envelope, to your letter. Thank you so much! I will be messaging you to find out how you made these envelopes!
Response: Thanks so much for the rave review, I’m so glad you enjoyed it!
LadyAbigail rated for 🛸 Sticker Slapped PC #4 🎠 on Sep 16, 2020
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Comment: wow love this special chunk! Interesting it was a Kleenex box! Thank you ♪♫*¨*•.¸¸💌
fortannam rated for MAE: Handmade Flower Envies ~ US on Sep 15, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the fun flower envelopes!! Can’t wait to use them!!
sherba31 rated for MAIL ART - Hearts ❤️ on Sep 14, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty heart mail. Pink and purple work great! I like you lettering too.
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Comment: Thank you Jessica for such an amazing swap. The envelope is beautiful and I love all of the items you chose for me. Thanks for picking things specific for me. I appreciate it. Have a wonderful day!
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Comment: Thank you very much for the multi-view Valencia PC. Pretty!
Amber rated for Chunk O Cardboard - September 2020 on Sep 12, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome "chunk" postcard!
Poohtat rated for OSS: Sender’s Choice PC Sept. on Sep 12, 2020
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Comment: Love the postcard. I hope your thunderstorms were not bad.
suepier rated for Kitty Cat PC Swap #36 - US Only on Sep 12, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the cute kitty postcard.
HippieChick rated for FS: SAFE Sender's Choice PC AUG on Sep 9, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much, I love this card! It is so cute! And I love your lettering.
Response: Thanks so much, glad you enjoyed it!
ckwini rated for 🛸 Sticker Slapped PC #4 🎠 on Sep 9, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the Disney postcard with all the cool stickers!
swapbotmaria rated for Random Envelope 5 on Sep 8, 2020
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Comment: Thank you!!i love all my goodies, especially the punched sayings. I had one of those as a kid—label maker—and loved it! 💜❤️
vontakk rated for Weekly Wrap Up PC #9 on Sep 8, 2020
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Comment: I adore these PCs! Sounds like you had a fun week!!

Rating Overview

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Comments

gingerbee on Sep 18, 2020:

Thank you so much for the lovely bundle of CPG Happy Mail Tag! I LOVE it! From the fun envelope to the beautifully packaged goodies inside, it was so fun to open!

lasciviouskisses on Sep 13, 2020:

SeleneW on Sep 5, 2020:

Thank you so very much for the RAK of pretty envelopes! It brought a smile to my day! I can use them as cute tuck spots in my journals! <3

HappyMailMel on Sep 4, 2020:

Hi Jessica!

Thank you so much for the beautiful RAK of awesome hand-made envelopes! Totally unexpected, but totally made my day! So sweet of you! <3

(((Big Hugs)))

simcoe54 on Sep 2, 2020:

CPG: August Wishes -- Thanks so much for all of the many different sticker sheets that you sent me as well as the postage stamps!

Heirloom on Sep 1, 2020:


** USA Happy Mail group! **

gingerbee on Aug 31, 2020:

I LOVE my CPG tag Envie of Randomness! Besides all the fun stuff inside, that envelope decoration is the BEST. THING. EVER 😂🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿❤️ Thank you !

krismakes on Aug 30, 2020:

Just stopping by to say a big thank you for the great happy mail for CPG July wishlist. I love the envelopes you made as they are different from my usual style and I love having a variety to choose from. And stamps are always welcome. Cheerio Kris ❤️❤️❤️

miyi on Aug 26, 2020:

I received your postcard for my CPG Aug wishlist! That's fast considering I had a swap to the US that took more than a month. International mail delivery times are always a mystery haha. Also thank you for the interesting stamps, I googled about it and learnt more!

LadyJo on Aug 26, 2020:

Thank you for the awesome envies! It is always neat everyone's creativity! This was for CPG August Wishlist!

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