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maxbenleo

maxbenleo
Date Joined: February 24, 2011
Last Online: October 28, 2020

Country: Germany

About Me

I am a married mom of 3 in my 40's and live in the northern part of Germany with my family. I love animals and we have two dogs at the moment!

I have always loved writing and getting to know new people and new cultures, we can always exchange postcards or other small things with our letters if you are interested to write just send me a message😋

Favorite Books

mystery, thriller, funny romance, Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings series, Sophie Kinsella, Alexandra Potter, Paige Toon, Dorothy Koomson, Henning Mankell, Stieg Larsson, Patricia Cornwell and lots more......

Favorite Movies

Lord of the Rings

The Hobbit

Harry Potter

Fantastic Beasts and where to find them

Marvel Avengers

Star Trek

You got Mail!

Sleepless in Seattle, While you were sleeping, Bridget Jones, Love Actually, Notting Hill

Roman Holidays, Some like it hot, Breakfast at Tiffanys

Favorite Television

I LOVE watching sports esp. SOCCER, handball, american football, basketball, ice hockey,...... almost everything really!!!

Modern Family, Big Bang Theory, Stranger Things, Cook Shows (Great British Bake Off, Masterchef,.....)

wishlist/trades

TEA - black and black flavored teas - esp. passionfruit and cherry!!!!

Fruit Teas / Fruit Infusions

NO Earl Grey, NO mint teas, NO herbal teas!!!

Twinings Ceylon Orange Pekoe Tea,

Bigelow - Salted Caramel

Yogi Tea Sweet Tangerine

Hot chocolate,

NO coffee please!!!!!

Starbucks Iced Caramel Macchiato sachets,

Milk and dark chocolate, please No raisains and No alcohol, except that I like all types with nuts, peanutbutter, caramel, butterscotch, plain, mint, nougat, crisps, crocant, ........... Please do not send me snickers, mars, milky way, kitkat, Rocher,... I can get all the regular chocolates here!

I love M&M's Mint and Raspberry, DeMet's Turtles, Baby Ruth cannot get these over here!!

Also love Fazer Omar and Panda (Geisha, Tulpa,...) chocolates

Starbucks city mugs, I can swap all german cities available if you are interested!

Hard Rock Cafe Alternative Magnets

Dunkin Donuts Destination Mugs

Willow Tree Angels,

Color Gel Pens,

Tree Free / Leanin greeting cards,

SOUVENIR MAGNETS, esp. raised/3D ones - Please NO dolls, or people magnets

Tote bags,

POSTCARDS only storebought: Map Cards, Large Letter Cards, Capitol Buildings Cards, Lighthouses, Recipe Postcards, Did you know..., Tourist Cards, Beautiful Scenery, Beaches, Sunsets, Animals esp. Moose cards, Manatees, Polar Bears, Wolves, Pelicans, Flamingos

NO Florida postcards if possible please, I have tons of them already!!! Also NO Florida maps

NO cutsy animal cards (dressed animals,...), No Zazzle, No Ad cards, No Vintage, No Art !!!

bath bombs (like from Lush for example)

large bookmarks with animals or landscape/scenery on, or special neat handmade ones ( no promo or ad ones )

Souvenir keychains esp. the ones like a chain with little charms hanging on it!!!!

Also love the keychains that are real long and you can carry them around your neck

Starbucks gift cards

Cooking aprons, hot pot mittens

Yankee Candles

PRIVATE SWAPS:

I am always open to a Private Swap if you are interested or looking for something special from Germany I am glad to help if I can find it :D

Would love to do private postcard swaps, please message me if you are interested!! I have several german map postcards, lighthouses, touristy postcards,....

Would love to do chocolate/ chocolate bars swaps with anyone interested :D

Loves

animals

the sea / the ocean

the beach

the sun

the stars in the night sky

going barefoot

Angels

Christmas

Halloween

Dairy Queen Blizzards😋

Favorite Music

80's, Rock & Pop, Charts

Duran Duran, AHA, Lionel Richie, Robbie Williams, Bryan Adams, U2, Take That, Pink, Katy Perry, James Blunt, OMD, Erasure, Genesis, Depeche Mode, Celine Dion, Pet Shop Boys,

IMPORTANT

Very Important for Overseas packages!!! For everything (except a letter or a postcard) Please always fill out a customs form (small green sheet) our customs are very strict! Mark it a gift shipment and for everything over 25$ I have to pay tax even if it is a gift!!!!

Please let me know if you have not received a swap from me, before you rate me!!! I always send my swaps!!!! And if it should happen one gets lost I will resend!!

I also always rate and I always rate the day I receive a swap unless I am away on a vacation, but then I will rate as soon as I get back. If I haven't rated you I have not received your swap, please contact me to double check and I always give a chance to resend!

Dislikes

Clowns

Dolls

Makeup

Alcohol

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful postcard from Hamburg and sharing your facts with me.I also adore ice cream. My favorite is chocolate chip.
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Comment: Thank you!
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Comment: Thank you for the Denmark castles card. I would love to visit them.
knitterofhats rated for Notecards and Tea on Sep 26, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for your note. We have been well. Travel plans also adjusted this summer to more local things due to pandemic. We are also still masking.
mamajoy rated for Send a lighthouse on Sep 21, 2020
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Comment: Thanks, Kerstin. Lighthouses are fascinating.
Fieke rated for From Your Country - Map Sent Naked #4 on Sep 15, 2020
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Comment: Hello Kerstin Thnak you for your map card. So nice to meet you in a swap. I didn't know you were on swapbot. I will reply your last letter soon. It will be in English if you don't mind because my brain isn't working very well :) English is easier for me than German right now. Take care
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Comment: Great postcard selection. Thanks
debbiespoms rated for Animal Postcard on Sep 12, 2020
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Comment: Thank you Kerstin for the squirrel PC. I hope all is well still your way. Take care & keep on staying safe.
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Comment: Vielen lieben Dank für die Postkarte =) ich habe mich darüber sehr gefreut. Ich habe gehört, dass Hamburg sehr schön ist. Ich hoffe, eines Tages würde ich dorthin. Viele Grüße, Sasha
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Comment: Hi Kerstin! I am so sorry for this very late rating. I don't know what happened. In my planner this was marked rated, but the host just messaged me to say it wasn't. I went back and looked through my shoebox of letters and found the super cute Snoopy card you sent with a lovely note inside. Thank you so much for the swap, and I hope I can send you something soon to reciprocate. I'll be double checking to make sure this rating sticks! lol I hope you and your family are staying safe. <3 Christine
mamajoy rated for Lighthouse February on Mar 8, 2020
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Comment: A square lighthouse. How cool! Ours are always round. Thanks for sharing. Joy
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Comment: Thanks for this wonderful postcard from Danmark! I love all the cute symbols for.the town's, people and activities! I have not been there, but I have been to Germany 4 times, before the wall came down. Hugs from Alaska, Sherry
susieq11 rated for Send 3 From the List! #15 on Feb 25, 2020
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Comment: omg thank you so much for all the amazing things you sent!!!!! So so nice! I love everything! Thank you for joining!!!!
LadyJo rated for CPG Where I Live PC - Global on Feb 19, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome post card of the Harbour and ship! You have some neat post cards! I had gotten your letter and by now you should have gotten mine! Or soon!
paperlover rated for PH: List 5 Series - Songs on Feb 15, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the Hamburg Post card. I enjoyed reading your song list, I'm going to see if some of them are on Spotify
LadyJo rated for Wild Animals January on Feb 15, 2020
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Comment: A stunning postcard of Swans for sure! I love this postcard!
knitterofhats rated for Notecards and Tea January on Feb 15, 2020
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Comment: Thanks...not any snow here. Lucky you!
snailmaillove041 rated for Lighthouse January on Feb 9, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for this beautiful lighthouse postcard! 😊 It is new to my collection. Take care!
jules4534 rated for PH: List 5 Series - Movies on Feb 3, 2020
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Comment: I love movies too! Thank you for your list.
Swan rated for PH: List 5 Series: Favorite Foods on Feb 2, 2020
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Comment: Mmm, I like all those foods as well. And the card is so cute. - Ich finde diese Speisen auch alle lecker. Und was für eine süße Karte!

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Comments

susieq11 on Aug 23, 2020:

HI!!!

sassafrass on Jan 16, 2020:

Thank you so much for the cute Christmas card from Make a Wish group! I'm so sorry, but I only got it now. I think my mail place has been stockpiling my mail :( All the best to you in this new year!

weatherwax on Jan 3, 2020:

Danke liebe Kerstin für Deine Karte samt Überraschungen, ich freu mich sehr darüber :)

Alles Liebe!!!!

MSturgill87 on Dec 20, 2019:

Thank you for the lovely Christmas card via MAW!

susieq11 on Dec 20, 2019:

Thank you for the cute card for Make A Wish December! Oh the puppies are just adorable!!!!! Hope you had fun at the Christmas Markets!! xoxo

susieq11 on Aug 7, 2016:

: )

phillaine on May 24, 2016:


to a whole new year of Profile-Based Swaps!

Drachenfrau on Apr 16, 2016:

Liebe Kerstin,

Du hast mir mit den wunderschönen Hamburg-Postkarten den Tag versüsst!!! Vielen lieben Dank!!! :-) Ich schreibe dir bald zurück und würde mich freuen von dir zu hören falls du magst. :-)

susieq11 on Feb 2, 2016:

I'm sorry I never saved your rating for the book postcard!!!!

LiMorris on Dec 29, 2015:

Best Wishes to you and yours ...from me and mine <3

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