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Dessie0416

Dessie0416
Date Joined: March 22, 2009
Last Online: September 23, 2021
Birthday: October 18
Country: United States
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How I Conduct Swaps/Rates

I Pledge to Rate

  • IF you do not receive a swap from me, PLEASE contact me before rating. I always send out swaps ON TIME, unless otherwise communicated to my partner. Allow me the opportunity to resend it, because it probably got lost in the mail. When available, I always get a tracking number and I save receipts.

  • I reuse packaging

  • I mark swaps as 'sent' when I have dropped it in the mailbox, sometimes that may be on a Sunday or a holiday (in the USA no mail on Sundays or holidays) Or be on the deadline date of the swap (although I try very hard to send it a few days prior to that to avoid gray areas). That being said, my 'send date' and when the Post Office post marks it, may be different. Please refer to when Swap-Bot says I clicked send. Of course, I am human, so there may be the rare time that I forget to mark sent, I will send you a message communicating this.

  • I have my mail going to a post office box, which I check a few times a week, usually on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. These days are also when I do any mailings that have to be weighed.

  • PLEASE let me know before rating if you have received a swap with postage due. I am an online seller and I am pretty accurate with postage calculation, but of course, I am human. I would appreciate a message and an opportunity to make it right.

About Me

I really LOVE swapping here on Swap-Bot and I like to think that I am very laid back. This is a fun hobby that brings me joy. That being said, I am not a stickler for dates. I don't even look at the postmark on envelopes. However, that's not to say that you should not follow the swap deadlines set forth by the coordinator. Additionally, I appreciate a heads up if you are going to be legitamately late with a swap. I'm not here to stress people out and generally, if I receive it within the month of the swap, I will not rate down.

Now....on to the fun stuff!

My name is Desiree and I live in New Jersey, USA. I enjoy swapping and have been on Swap-Bot for 12 years. I am always looking for new and long-term pen-pals, so if you are interested feel free to send me a message! I am not easily offended by things, I usually won't send things with curse words or anything, but I don't mind receiving them. I am transitioning to a vegetarian and eventually vegan lifestyle. I love recipies that are vegetarian/vegan. I also have an airfryer and a slow cooker!

Things I enjoy are:

  • Movies
  • Music,
  • Traveling
  • Shopping
  • Amazon
  • Crafting
  • Paper crafts
  • Pen-Pals / Writing letters
  • Vacation planning
  • Coffee

What I Collect

  • Postcards
  • Notecards
  • Stationary (loose or coordinated)
  • Letter sets
  • Shot glasses
  • Stickers (not planner or children stickers)

Likes

  • Kawaii (not into anime though)

  • Wine designs-- I really like items that have wine bottles and wine themes on them.

  • England

  • Gel Pens (papermate ink joy gel, gelly roll, etc.)

  • Mildliners

  • Fineliner pens/ fine point pens

  • Cute paper clips

  • Paris, I love designs with french words on them, especially love and romance theme and also items with the Eiffel tower on it. I really love the vintage Paris look and things that say "Carte Postale" on it.

  • New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco are my favorite U.S. cities, so anything with these cities on them are awesome.

  • Blank Recipe cards, especially cute designed ones

  • Recipe cards with a recipe on it

  • Handmade envelopes

  • Tickets-- I really like the look of tickets such as movie tickets, plane tickets, the ticket shape, etc.

  • Disney

  • Tim Burton

  • Stamped images

  • True crime podcasts

  • Coffee - French Vanilla, Hazelnut, Columbian and Cuban Roast, donut shop roast

  • Black and herbal tea -- I love English and Irish Breakfast tea, Earl Grey, Chai, and certain hebal teas. I do not like mint, peppermint teas, or grape teas.

Dislikes

  • Religious -- I do believe in God, I do not like it shoved in my face or forced upon me. However I really love designs with crosses, rosary beads, Gothic crosses, etc.

  • anything political

  • Cigarettes-- the smell bothers me and I do not smoke

  • bad odors

  • paper scraps (unless there is still a decent amount of use to them and it's not just plain white paper)

  • Decaf coffee or decaf tea

Favorite Movies

  • Romantic Comedies (Friends with Benefits, Love, Actually, The Holiday, etc)

  • Comedy

  • Horror (I really like the Conjuring Universe series of movies)

  • Action

  • Documentaries (True crime, biographical, historical)

Favorite Television

  • Friends
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Anything True Crime (I also listen to true crime podcasts)
  • Strange and Unexplained shows
  • Paranormal
  • Stranger Things
  • This is Us
  • A Million Little Things
  • Law and Order Franchise
  • Station 19
  • Medical Dramas (Grey's Anatomy, The Good Doctor, New Amsterdam)
  • Outlander

Do Not Send

  • Teacher, reward, very childish stickers or items--I do not have any children.

  • Note cards with specific messages (Congratulations, Get well, etc.) i don't have any need for those. As stated above, "thank you" cards and of course blank notecards are welcome, as I do use them when I make online sales.

  • Any food items (individually sealed tea bag or K-cups for keurig are fine!)

Ratings

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Comment: My first postcard from Swapping! It's so pretty! Thank you!
dottyspeckle rated for Blank Notecards Swap on Sep 26, 2021
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Fabriqueen rated for Quote PC Swap #34 on Sep 26, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the Grand Teton PC and your quote! Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Diane
JBuchner rated for Happy Mail #6 on Sep 26, 2021
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Comment: Thank you
Nnd482 rated for A Note For You # 109 on Sep 26, 2021
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Comment: Ty!!!
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Comment: Thank you!
motes rated for October Birthday (USA) #2 on Sep 25, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the tea and the ultra-cute little notes & envelopes! I hope your birthday is awesome!!
SunflowerRose rated for Quote PC Swap #34 on Sep 25, 2021
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Comment: Thanks
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Comment: Thank you for the very different cards! The cat is very unusual, I have seen the Arc de Triumphe (would love to go back) and the bear is quite interesting.
noone7212 rated for Quote PC Swap #34 on Sep 24, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the card! :-) I hope you're doing well and staying safe!
squince rated for Quote PC Swap #34 on Sep 24, 2021
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Comment: Thanks!
lillywikla rated for Destash That Stuff! #1 on Sep 24, 2021
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Comment: I was shocked when I saw this package in my postbox! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR EVERYTHING YOU PUT INTO THIS!! And also thank you for your effort doing this, WOW!! Thank you thank you thank you!! Stay safe โคโค
sleepingrover2010 rated for Postcard Bag Round 3 on Sep 24, 2021
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Comment: Hi Desiree, Thank You! Barbara B., sleepingrover2010
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Comment: Thanks Desiree! I love European theme!
apocaleepse rated for Happy Mail #6 on Sep 22, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the stamps!
octobereve930 rated for Non- Touristy PC swap #38 on Sep 22, 2021
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Comment: thank you
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JadeFan rated for International PenPals - Summer 2021 on Sep 21, 2021
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Comment: This was a wonderful surprise. Thank you. Sorry for the delay. I had thought I rated you.
debbiespoms rated for Non- Touristy PC swap #38 on Sep 20, 2021
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Comment: Hi Desiree! Thank you very much, for the cute monkey postcard!
Lorabora rated for Happy Mail #6 on Sep 18, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the happy mail! Love the postcard and friends stickers ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜€ so lovely!

Rating Overview

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Comments

ccmmsu on Jul 21, 2021:

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Thank you for returning my full ATC Bag!!

LisaRea on Jul 13, 2021:

I will have to watch the show the heights I have never watched it

Copperyn on Oct 19, 2019:

Best (belated) birthday wishes! I hope you enjoy Wicked!

wm on Feb 16, 2018:

let me trumpet my thanks!!! alt text

njstauter on Jan 21, 2018:

Thank you for contacting me. You are amazing! Love the PC you sent

groundhogstamper on Dec 8, 2017:
LowRain on Sep 16, 2017:

thank you so very much for sending an angel swap out to me for the mason jar swap. LOVE it.

nwgirl on Oct 6, 2014:

Hello :) USPS tracking shows that my resend for the Make Some New Friends Swap is available for pickup at your PO. Please let me know when you have it. Thanks!

kimberlym322 on Oct 4, 2012:

sending letter 2 for the Six Week Snail Mail Swap #4!

kimberlym322 on Oct 2, 2012:

Glad that the first letter made it to you!

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