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mary17

mary17
Date Joined: September 24, 2020
Last Online: March 7, 2021
Birthday: March 30
Country: Ireland

About Me

Hi, I'm a postcrosser from Ireland, who loves all things startionery related. I enjoy making my own envelopes and baking. I don’t use social media, my preference is snail mail, in addition to postcrossing, I participate in reddit gift exchanges. As I am working from home now, I get to check my postbox in the morning, instead of having to wait until I’ve got home from the office 😊

I know from postcrossing sometimes mail fails to be delivered, so please get in touch if you are expecting something from me that does not turn up, and I will resend

I rate the day I receive, so if I have not rated a swap you sent to me, it simply means I have not received swap yet. If a long time has past, I will send you a message to let you know 😀

I lived in London for 9 years, but returned to Ireland a few years ago, where the pace of life is more relaxed.

I love to travel, I love France, even the simple pleasure of time spent in a French supermarket, as they have the best chocolate aisle :) I enjoy researching and planning holidays. I'm a big fan of US National Parks, due to their variety and inspiring landscape. I have visited USA, U.K, Bahamas, Australia, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Belgium, Andorra, Slovakia, Czech Republic, The Netherlands, Finland & Sweden. In the future I would love to visit Japan.

I enjoy walks on the beach, going out for dinner. Life is busy, so I find that don’t have much time for reading.

I have a sweet tooth, I love chocolate, although not white chocolate so much. I love to try chocolate that I cannot get in my country. I like chocolate with flavours too (orange, mint, coconut, coffee, nuts etc) . I’m such a chocolate fan, that if I make porridge/oatmeal I add cocoa powder, flaked almonds and fresh raspberries, so it’s more a dessert than breakfast 😃. Happiness is cake, coffee and a chat with a friend😄.

Favorite colors - Purple, lilac, blue, teal, pink

Wishlist

Anything French

Chocolate (any kind except white chocolate)

Coffee candy

Notecards

Purple ink pens

Writing sets

Likes:

A - Address Labels, Architecture, Art Deco

B – Baking, Baci chocolates, Ballet, Bookmarks, Botanical illustrations / themes, Brush pens

C - Chocolate (any kind except white chocolate), Coffee, Coffee candy, cherry blossoms, cookies, caramels, Christmas cards (non religious)

D - Drawstring bags, Degas,

E - Envelopes (love handmade)

F - France, Frank Lloyd Wright, Flora & Fauna

G - Greeting cards, gift tags, gel pens, Ghirardelli chocolate squares

H - Highlighters, hot chocolate

I - Illustrations

J - Japan

K - Keyrings

L - Landscapes, Lantern Press, Lighthouses, Letterpress stationery, London, le Petit Marseillais shower gel

M - Maps, map postcards, mechanical pencils, Michoko caramels, Milky Way midnight dark

N - Notecards, notebooks, Northern Lights

O - Oceans

P - Pens (gel & ballpoint – love pens with purple and colour inks), Postcards (non-touristic if possible), purple, postboxes, peppermint chocolates

R - Reusable shopping bags, Rhodia notebooks, rubber stamps

S - Stationery, Stickers (non-puffy stickers please), sticky tabs, scenic sights, shower gel, spiral notebooks, shopping list notepads

T - Thank you cards, Tote bags

U - US National Parks, UNESCO sites, USA

W - Washi tape, writing sets

Y - Yellowstone, Yosemite, York peppermint pattie

Dislikes:

Anime, Manga,

Hershey's milk chocolate

Reward / kid type stickers

Tea

and anything religious

Ratings

Lotusemilia rated for A Special Surprise #2 on Mar 8, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the goods! I'm glad I'm not the only one with writing paper struggles, haha. I've been wondering the same thing about the floral themes... And how did you know I've been looking for a wall calendar!? 😄 So many thanks!
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Comment: Hello Happy st Patrick's day I would love to give you 2 hearts We were supposed to go to Ireland in the fall , but that didn't happen. I loved the brochure Several places we were supposed to go. Castles and Tipperary I loved the stickers and the stamps. They are keepers! :) I would love to go learn about the famine ship....I love history. Thank you for the great card and goodies.... makes me want to plan to go to Ireland again maybe next year Have a great celebration Circle b farms 10
Stachel rated for ESO Surprise Me on Mar 6, 2021
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Comment: YAY! Such a beautiful surprise! 🤗👍🏻❤️ And I have already tried the chocolate, it's very tasty! 🤗
ayahsantos rated for Notecard Swap #4 on Mar 4, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much Mary! Take Care always :)
KIllerMal rated for 🍫chocolate swap - private on Mar 4, 2021
5
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Comment: the package was tampered with on the way unfortunately but the chocolate I received looks great! Very quick response :)
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Comment: OMG - wow, thank you SO much. I love the birthday card and you sent me many of my favorite international chocolate! I feel in love with chocolate from overseas several years ago, it's so much better than American chocolate! So very kind of you. I really appreciate it and can't thank you enough. I really needed this today.
Response: Wow, that got to you fast 😀. Chocolate on a Monday is a good way to start the week 😃. Thanks for your kind words and heart. Take care
askgaw rated for Candies from your country on Feb 28, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the goodies! I really liked all of them! I haven’t eaten cadburys chocolate and I am not sure if we have it in Poland so I am not able to compare, however love the Irish version!
Response: Very glad you liked what I sent to you, it’s always fun to try different snacks, enjoy 😊 & thanks for the heart
howdyholly rated for Notecard Swap #4 on Feb 27, 2021
5
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Comment: Such beautiful notecards. Thank you!
Response: Thank you for the heart and pm, very glad that you liked the notecards 😃
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Comment: Wow! All I can say is wow! What a package you sent me! Thanks a lot from the bottom of my heart. Emilia liked the candy pizza, and Hersheys is a favorite which isn't sold here. And not only candy, but lovely washis and stickers. Wow!
Response: I loved the Swedish snacks you sent, and Emilia helped you research the Swedish snacks an Irish person might like. I thought it was only fair to include a thank you for Emilia 😃
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Comment: thank you for all the nice stuff! the gift is beautiful!ღ❤ღ•̥̑ .̮ •̥̑) I'm grateful that you kindly wrote me in japanese!! Let's go swap some other time! Can't wait╰(✿´⌣`✿)╯♡
Response: I’m very glad you liked what I sent, thank you for the kind words and heart, google translate is very useful 😀
Risna rated for CPG QUICKIE: Notecard + PC - Global on Feb 18, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely items. It's highly appreciated!
neslihandalga rated for My Fave Snacks #2 on Feb 6, 2021
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Comment: they all look amazing thank you very much!!! also the packaging is so good:)
Response: Happy to hear all the treats reached you safely, enjoy 😊
SciFiSama rated for stationary swap #2 on Feb 6, 2021
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Comment: Hi Mary - THANK YOU for such wonderful happy mail! I love the calendar and I love love love the astronaut postcard! This was a wonderful package to get in the mail :)
Response: Your most welcome, I’m glad to hear you liked everything
Rosie2766 rated for CS: Anything Goes Key Chain Swap on Jan 31, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the keychain, postcards, and such kind words!!! Losing a parent is very difficult. I lost my mom back in 2010, so now I’ve lost both of them, and it’s very difficult!! It helped knowing that they were together again, because my dad missed my mom terribly!!! I’m doing better now, but still miss them both!!! I really appreciate the key chain!!! Hopefully someday my daughter and I will be able to visit Ireland!!!
Response: I’m very glad you liked the keychain, thank you for the ❤️ and kind words , take care
raichi rated for Small Tourist Swap #5 on Jan 31, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for sending a lot of goodies ☺️ Barry’s teas are quite new and delicious for me! The postcard of UNESCO is so magnificent as if I have traveled there. Take care 😊
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Comment: Thats funny last weekend I have seen a documentary about transatlantic ocean liners and today I found your postcard in my letterbox. In other words thank you for the great postcard. And now have a nice weekend.
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Comment: Thank you so much. Can't wait to open these. Loved what you wrote.
HippieChick rated for Stickers, Stickers, Stickers #3 on Jan 20, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome selection of stickers. :) And the extra postcards are lovely. Thank you for joining my swap. :)
Response: Happy you liked what I sent to you, thanks for the heart😀
MisplacedfromPA rated for Notecard Swap! #2 on Jan 7, 2021
5
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Comment: Lovely note cards. Much appreciated. May 2021 bring happiness to you and your family.
Response: Glad you liked the cards I sent to you, good wishes for 2021 to you and your family
hg08 rated for Baby it's Cold OUTSIDE! on Jan 2, 2021
5
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Response: Hope you liked what I sent to you , thanks for the heart

Rating Overview

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Comments

Meisje on Dec 4, 2020:

Just because ♥

Christmas

Christmas

Christmas

bringitb on Oct 24, 2020:

Mary! Oh my goodness, what a wonderful surprise! Thank you for sending me a thank you gift package in response to the Hot Chocolate swap we did! The polar bear sheets are gorgeous!! Those galaxy cards from China are ones I don’t have yet—perfect! Such awesome postcards and stickers, too! What a fun bundle to receive so unexpectedly. Thanks again for your kindness. It really made my day! _B

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