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Hugsie86

Hugsie86
Date Joined: January 7, 2017
Last Online: July 24, 2021
Birthday: August 31
Country: Canada
Bookworm Penpals
Penpals Across the World (Ladies Only)
The Canadian Snail Mail Café

About Me

Hello Swap-Bot member!

Welcome to my profile, version 5.0. I am forever updating my profile, never satisfied, always wanting to describe the most recent version of myself.

I'm still a French Canadian woman in her thirties, though I am now approaching my mid-thirties. I'm still a full time teacher, but am now the mother of a preschooler and a newborn baby (both girls!).

I have been swapping for many years, mainly on Facebook, but also on Swap-Bot occasionally. I just love preparing something for someone I don't know and knowing it will brighten their day. Even if a swap is sender's choice, I often take a look at my partner's profile to make sure I don't send something they don't like. I can't always accommodate, but I try as much as possible.

I still take my swaps very seriously. I always send on time and I'll actually go out of my way to make sure that my swap is mailed by deadline. Should I have to be late (because it's happened a few times), I make sure that I send a message to my partner and to the host to inform them I sent a little late. For all these reasons, that's why I would prefer you contact me first and offer me a chance to resend my swap before rating me a 1.

For my likes and dislikes, see the sections below.

Happy swapping!

Favorite Books

I love reading and participate in a lot of book log swaps on here. My favorite genre are thrillers, chick lit, mystery novels, historical fiction, and contemporary fiction. But basically, if it catches and holds my attention, I will read it.

I read in both French and English.

I'm a Harry Potter fan! My house is Hufflepuff, but I sometimes get sorted in Ravenclaw.

Favorite Television

I watch a lot of French Canadian TV shows, mainly games shows and cooking shows. If I watch a series, it will be most likely American.

Some of my favorite TV shows are The Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, Friends, Superstore, Scrubs, Castle, Bones, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

I also like watching home renovation shows and makeover shows.

Favorite Crafts

I love paper crafting! Pocket letters (full and mini) and ATCs are my go-to crafts. I also do the occasional flipbooks when I have enough free time.

I also like cross stitching, I dabble in adult coloring, and I'm hoping to find some time in 2021 to get start on diamond painting. It looks like a lot of fun!

Swaps - Likes

Looking for inspiration on what to send me? Here are things I would love to receive:

  • Touristic postcards from your country or area
  • Magnets (touristic)
  • Embellishments/die cuts for paper crafting
  • Blank notecards (with envelope)
  • Anything Harry Potter (especially Hufflepuff, my House)

Here are other things I like to receive but have enough of at the moment (however, I won't say no to them if you decide to send lol):

  • Sticker sheets
  • Washi tape
  • Bookmarks
  • Small journals
  • Handmade envelopes

Swaps - Dislikes

I'm usually not picky when it comes to swaps, but here are things I would prefer not to receive:

  • No tea please. I prefer to buy my own tea bags.
  • Nothing violent (against ANY living creature)
  • Nothing religious. I don't follow any religion.
  • Nothing erotic/nude.
  • Nothing related to politics
  • Nothing vintage. I'm just not fond of those things.
  • Nothing I need to color. Sorry, just got too many of these things at home!

Stickers & Washi

I thought these deserved a section of their own. My wishes are just that... wishes. No obligation to send!

Stickers (likes): dolphins, butterflies, owls, and frogs

Stickers (dislikes): Disney, religious, children stickers (ie Paw Patrol, Spiderman, etc.), planner stickers

Washi samples: LOVE all kinds, but right now I am looking for themed samples (ie books, dolphins, butterflies, etc.).

Facebook Groups

On top of swapping here on Swap-Bot, I also admin a few Facebook penpalling groups. Come take a look and join if you are interested!

You can find the links at the top of my profile!

The Canadian Snail Mail Café - A pen pal group for Canadian residents. We also have weekly wishes, tags, and giveaways!

Penpals Across the World (Ladies Only 18+) - A safe Facebook group for women to find penpals worldwide. What makes us different is that we only accept members who are looking for penpals anywhere. Country specific posts (like UK only, or Canada only) are not accepted.

Bookworm Penpals - This group is still rather small, but it has started to grow. It is a penpal group for women who also LOVE to read! Join us and share your passion of reading with other members!

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you for this VERY beautiful postcard. I would like to live or at least visit that home.
KSENiA rated for ESG: Currently, I'm... on Jul 21, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for sharing. Sorry for the late rating.
KSENiA rated for Top 10 travel on Jul 12, 2021
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Comment: Nice presentation. Thank you for sharing.
kammy rated for Top 10 travel on Jul 10, 2021
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Comment: Cool list.
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Comment: Thanks for sharing!
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Comment: Thanks for sharing :)
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Ree87 rated for LLU Bookish Monthly Wrap-up May 2021 on Jul 1, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for your email. So sorry for not rating sooner!
tinylans rated for ESG: Currently, I'm... on Jun 27, 2021
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Comment: thank you for sharing!
Tuutis rated for FTLOC#1: Mini Pocket Letter INTL on Jun 21, 2021
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Comment: Thank you, this is so cute and cozy! And I like how the other side has decoration as well, along the goodies. This swap made me so happy!
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Comment: Thank you for your letter. Your handwriting is so neat!
ellie rated for WIYM: Blind envie #22-pen pal letter on Jun 18, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for your delightful letter
Jjean rated for ESG: Currently, I'm... on Jun 16, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for sharing......
tinylans rated for ESG: Welcome to my World on Jun 14, 2021
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Comment: thank you for sharing! i really loved seeing the waterpark (it's been years since i went to one!). and the restaurant seemed really good too!
HappyMom rated for ESG: Welcome to my World on Jun 13, 2021
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Comment: Your Power Point was awesome! Glad you liked the format, and I loved the quaint places you shared. It's such a pretty part of our world and I'd love to see it in person some day. I esp. love hot air balloons ❤️
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Comment: Thanks for sharing! I love that quote!
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Comment: Thank you for sharing your books with me.
CWUmom rated for FTLOC#1: Mini Pocket Letter INTL on May 24, 2021
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Comment: thank you for the pretty pocket letter. Loved the layers to it.
CajunLady rated for Ghosts! on May 24, 2021
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Comment: Thank you!
MCGalaxy rated for Top 90's songs on May 18, 2021
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Comment: Everyone seems to have Mmmbop and Informer and something from the Spice Girls and Backstreet Boys on their list. It's interesting to see no matter how old someone is in and where they live.

Rating Overview

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Comments

Unicornblitz on Mar 3, 2018:

Profile quote #12 (huge apologies - i am late!)

Those who look only to the past and present Will sure miss their future

J f kennedy

adaywithmom on Mar 1, 2018:

Profile Quote #12 From: April - (adaywithmom)

"Be strong you never know who you are inspiring." -unknown

Have a great day! 😊 April

ncnurse04 on Feb 28, 2018:

Profile Quote #12: If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. Albert Einstein

Happiness in a nutshell. Who knew? Nice to meet you! Michelle

Scrapinitblue on Feb 28, 2018:

Profile Quote #12

“Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It's about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.” ― Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

krissyhead1990 on Feb 28, 2018:

For > Profile Quote 12

Here is one of my favorite (and true!) travel quotes... I hope you are inspired to travel as much as I am.

“Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” — Lawrence Block

TB

bluecrayons on Feb 27, 2018:

Profile quote 11

Laughing is one of the best exercises, it's like running inside your mind. You can do it almost anywhere and it's even better with a friend.

bluecrayons on Feb 27, 2018:

Profile quote 11

Laughing is one of the best exercises, it's like running inside your mind. You can do it almost anywhere and it's even better with a friend.

WritersSoul on Feb 27, 2018:

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.

Mark Twain

...well said...I like a man that's honest and crafty

Profile Quote #11

thebeholder on Feb 27, 2018:

"The Mad Hatter: Have I gone mad? Alice: I"m afraid so. You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are."

-Alice in Wonderland Profile Quote #11

MidsummerDream on Feb 27, 2018:

“We’re all stories, in the end. Just make it a good one, eh?”— The Doctor, Doctor Who

Profile Quote #11

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