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nicolettebeach87

nicolettebeach87
Date Joined: September 28, 2010
Last Online: January 12, 2011
Birthday: November 16
Country: United States
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Favorite Television

I don't have cable so I mostly keep up with TV shows through Netflix or Hulu/Youtube. Even then I don't really want that much!

I love

  • Grey's Anatomy
  • House
  • Skins
  • Pushing Daisies
  • The Office(American version)
  • Stella
  • Kids in the Hall

Favorite Books

I love books. And don't read nearly enough of them sadly.

  • The Great Gatsby
  • any of Augusten Burrough's works
  • Catcher in the Rye
  • Vonnegut
  • David Sedaris

I tend to like satirical works and books that make you think. I would love to get book suggestions from anyone willing to give them!

Favorite Movies

My favorite movies are constantly changing.

Genre-wise, I enjoy independent, drama, dark comedy, documentaries, and musicals.

Some movies that would fit on my all time favorites list:

  • Stand By Me
  • Empire Records
  • SLC Punk
  • The Breakfast Club
  • The Fall
  • Big Fish
  • 30 Days of Night

About Me

I'm a 23 year old college student living in a big city that makes me miss my suburban up bringing(but not enough to move back). I study psychology and am fascinated by mental disorders. I hope to become a therapist one day, working with teenagers.

I currently work as a dog walker/cat sitter and enjoy it most of the time. It does get physically exhausting but it keeps me in shape! Before that, I worked with inner city juvenile sex offenders.

I am mom to 4 cats:Piper, Sinatra, Lola, and Sofia, who are my babies. They are all rescues and were found on the mean streets of Philly. PLEASE NOTE:My items may have a stray cat hair in/on/around. If you are allergic to cats or have a general aversion to pet hair, please let me know and I will do my best to keep the hairs here!

I love satire, abstraction, writing, words of all kinds, odd things.

I am a wanna-be blogger trying to get serious about keeping up with my neglected little corner of the web.

I am new to swapping but have been looking for a web site like this one for a long time. I'm so excited to have found it!

**I DO NOT smoke so everything will come from a smoke free household. **

Re: postcards: If you happen to send my a postcard, I would love for you to write your favorite/a favorite quote or song lyric on the back. :)

**Re: my blog. There is a chance that I will talk about or photograph what I am sending out. If you have an upcoming swap from me and want to be suprised, don't look at my blog for a couple of days after I hit sent **

If you have not recieved something from me, please PM before rating. Swaps will ALWAYS go out before the deadline and tags/wishlists/WTAs will be sent within two weeks. Thank you!!

My Likes/Dislikes

Likes:

  • animals, esp cats&manatees&wolves
  • thrift stores &yard sales
  • absurdism
  • surrealism
  • satire
  • books/words of any sort
  • tattoos(i have 4 and will get more!)
  • sarcasm &wit
  • nerdy cute boys(think Lee Pace, Jason Schwartzman,etc)
  • dark blues & purples, darker reds, forest greens
  • abnormal psychology
  • weird art
  • the Pacific Northwest
  • black and white photos
  • found items
  • dark humor(it's hard to offend me, I have a pretty twisted sense of humor!)
  • Etsy
  • scents:lavender, mint, pumpkin
  • journals

Dislikes:

  • religion
  • far right conservatism
  • neutral colors
  • animal cruelty
  • selfish people
  • sci fi
  • video games
  • insomnia

Food!

So I love food. Maybe a bit too much(it's a love/hate thing).

I love:

  • most anything sweet.
  • chocolates.
  • cookies/cakes/bars.
  • granola.
  • coffee.
  • sushi.
  • miso soup.
  • ice cream.
  • yogurt.
  • chips.
  • interesting vegetables of all kinds.
  • most types of fruit.
  • cocktails.

Dislikes:

  • apricots.
  • white chocolate.
  • tea.
  • beer.
  • Turkish delight
  • flan.
  • veal.
  • licorice(black and red)

No allergies that I know of!

Tags/Wishlist

If I am missing anything, please don't hesitate to PM me.

Tags I Owe

Tags Owed To Me

  • Tag the person above you from nanamint 10/11/2010

Favorite Music

I adore indie folk/folk rock. I'm currently obsessed with Mumford and Sons, Iron and Wine, and Hey Marseilles. I like most rock music but don't care for most pop, rap, r&b, country, etc.

Some other favorite bands:Death Cab for Cutie, The Decemberists, Silversun Pickups, The Killers, Jimmy Eat World, Cursive, Bon Iver, The Postal Service, Modest Mouse, Nine Inch Nails, and Rise Against.

Ratings

beezipper rated for Movie Quote Postcard #5 on Feb 13, 2011
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UnfoundedHope rated for I love my cat photo swap on Jan 10, 2011
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Comment: I have one named Lola too!
tamtamlee rated for I love my cat photo swap on Jan 8, 2011
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Comment: Pretty Cats!!
onlyincambodia rated for Christmas Cards x 5 on Dec 24, 2010
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Comment: Thank you for the silly snowman card. It'll be a nice and cheery addition to my wall of cards and postcards.
metammi123 rated for Christmas Card Exchange on Dec 16, 2010
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Comment: Thankz
yellowhallstudio rated for Christmas Cards x 5 on Dec 13, 2010
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Comment: Thx for the extras!
iloveletters rated for Christmas Cards x 5 on Dec 11, 2010
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Comment: Thanks and merry Xmas!
queenelisheba rated for Christmas Card Exchange on Dec 5, 2010
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Comment: Thank you for the cute card!
sluvsm14 rated for Christmas Card Exchange on Dec 4, 2010
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Amigirl rated for Christmas Cards x 5 on Dec 4, 2010
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Comment: Wow! Thanks for the lovely card and all the extras! You made a hard day a little bit better.
Response: Glad you liked them!! :-D
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Comment: Super cute card! Thank you! Merry Christmas to you and yours as well :) Thank you for the stickers too!
Backie rated for Holiday Sock exchange on Nov 29, 2010
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Comment: Thanks
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely card. Will plant the seeds in the spring to brighten our bird garden. Happy Holidays to you !
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Comment: Thank you for the card and stickers! Happy Holidays!
Airamty rated for Dollar Tree Thanksgiving Card Swap on Nov 22, 2010
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Comment: Thaks so very much and for the bookmarks! I love them! Happy Thanksgiving day!!!
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Comment: Thank you for the pc.
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Comment: I received your card! I'm saving it to open after Thanksgiving. :) Thanks so much!
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely card and the extra goodies inside! :)
AngelKay rated for Dollar Tree Thanksgiving Card Swap on Nov 20, 2010
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Comment: thanks so much for the turkey greetings! I loved the little extras you sent. SO special! Happy Thanksgiving!
Jentri rated for Dollar Tree Thanksgiving Card Swap on Nov 19, 2010
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable card:) Happy Thanksgiving!

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Comments

biasbabe on May 1, 2012:

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Hope your week is stress free and it brings many happy thoughts.

Bluelily on Jan 3, 2011:

Thank you so much for the Dressed up Lunch Bag kit! I love the embellishments and it looks like a lot of fun to do! Take care, Susan

shexshay on Dec 15, 2010:

Thank you for the December wishes from the $1 Store Addicts group! Merry Christmas to you!

julzjenkins on Nov 29, 2010:

I just opened your holiday card, and I HAD to come back and give you a heart - I love the tags and stickers, especially the kitty-themed embellies! I can't wait to use them in something :D Thank you so much!

xSugar on Nov 28, 2010:

Thank you for joining! You're awesome! :3

keylee3 on Nov 22, 2010:

Hi! I got the 'Something odd and original' today. It is definitely odd and original! I have no idea what it is supposed to be used for! If you do, please let me know!! And Thanks! I do like it. :)

xSugar on Nov 12, 2010:

I hope that your furbaby is ok!

VivaLaDiane on Nov 8, 2010:

Sigh You do know how to make me swoon! ;]

lois on Nov 7, 2010:

OK. have you read Dave Eggers' "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius" ? You might love it! I did and I like alot of your fav authors...

xSugar on Nov 4, 2010:

AAAANNND....time to be a creeper. Again. LOL.

The stuff you posted on your blog is fabulous! I knew it. You are extremely talented! I don't know why you are scared about showing it to people.

I've always disliked drawing realism, mostly because it never turns out right for me. I wish I could since it's so impressive...but I guess that grass is always greener? I think every artist has to have a strong point, and everyone always wishes their strong point was something else, haha.

Lastly, I absolutely love that your blog is called "Beautifully Picaresque." Satire (and picaresque) is my favorite.

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