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MsBellaDonna

MsBellaDonna
Date Joined: July 1, 2017
Last Online: May 16, 2022
Birthday: September 2
Country: United States

About Me

March 12, 2022: Big news here! I got married today! For those of you who are familiar swap partners you will notice I’ve changed my last name to that of my husband. Everything else is the same.

Hello everyone! I live in a beautiful New England town in a quirky old cottage that was built in 1830. It may or may not be haunted.

My avatar is my sweet German shepherd girl Zoey. She crossed the Rainbow Bridge in January 2017 at age 14. She was very special. I miss her every day and will love her always.

I have a cat who was adopted from a local animal shelter. Her name is Zelda Mae and she is a pretty grey/white tabby with green eyes and very soft fur. Due to a change in my Mom's living situation I have taken in her Siamese cat, a beautiful girl named Sassy Lin. When it comes to animals I am a big advocate for "adopt don't shop."

I pledge to send my swaps on time and rate promptly! If you haven't received something from me or if I've omitted or overlooked a swap requirement (accidents do happen) I am happy to re-send. Please reach out to me before leaving a negative rating so that I can make it right.

Favorite Music

I really enjoy today's country music. Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Toby Keith, Parmalee and Kip Moore are some favorites. I can also take it old school with Johnny Cash. Seriously, the Man in Black is awesome! Love The Wallflowers. And I can't forget The New York Dolls! (70's glam rock fun!) The song Estranged by Guns 'N Roses is an all time favorite.

Favorite Books

I will read anything that I find intriguing or interesting but I especially like mysteries with a supernatural element. Those vintage Gothic novels from the 1960's and 1970's are a true guilty pleasure! Growing up I loved the Nancy Drew mysteries and I so wanted to be her (boyfriend and cool car included)! I've recently become quite interested in Feng Shui so I've been looking for books on that subject. Biographies and autobiographies can also be of interest. Favorite time periods/settings include the 1970s, Scandinavia, New York City at the turn of the 20th century and the Great Depression.

Favorite Movies

I'm all over the road with this one... film noir like the Maltese Falcon and Macao are timeless. Alfred Hitchcock's Lifeboat is a definite favorite. If I come across Jaws or The Green Mile chances are I won't change the channel. I loved Never Let Me Go (and the book too). A comedy that can make you laugh out loud is always a winner. I saw We're The Millers in the movie theatre with my cousin and we still laugh about it. I also really like Streets of Fire, Dog Day Afternoon, Double Indemnity, Baby Driver, The Prestige and A League Of Their Own.

Favorite Television

Well... I do like Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. I try to catch the local news at least once a day. I enjoy cooking shows like Chopped, Guy's Grocery Games and Beat Bobby Flay. Seinfeld is always good for a laugh. Remember the sitcom Wings? On a contemporary note I am really enjoying This Is Us. The true crime/homicide/forensic stuff fascinates me. (I still want to be Nancy Drew!) My Mom likes Say Yes To The Dress and when I'm visiting with her we will often watch that together.

Favorite Crafts

I like putting together picture album scrapbooks although finding the time to dedicate to do this is a challenge.

Other Favorite Things

German shepherd dogs, Game of Thrones, the color pink, anything with glitter and sparkle, polar bears, the moon, roses and sunflowers, cardinal birds, vintage Pyrex, black cats (my daughter has a one-eyed black cat named Alastor), things with leopard spots, ocean beaches, a good cup of coffee...

ABC's of me (work in progress)

ANTIQUES, AMALFI coast, ART Deco, researching my ANCESTRY, ALICE In Wonderland, BLACK cats, BILLIARDS, BRIDGES (Brooklyn Bridge!), the BEACH (especially the ocean), BI-planes, CARDINALS, CASTLES, COFFEE, 1967 Mercury COUGAR XR7, CHRYSLER Building, CRYPTOZOOLOGY, CHESS, art DECO, DARK Shadows, open all night DINERS, ESCAPE rooms, EIFFEL tower, EMILY the Strange, FAIRS (country/agricultural), FLARE jeans, FLEUR de lis, FOXES, FIREWORKS, FLEA markets, FILM noir, FERRIS wheels, FUNKO pops!, FENG shui, FOOD truck FESTIVALS, FORTUNE cookies, GERMAN shepherd dogs, GLITTER, GENEALOGY, GAME of Thrones (House Stark!), GELATTO, HONEY and HONEYBEES, HUMMINGBIRDS, going on a HIKE, ITALIAN ICE, IVY (not poison!), KOMBUCHA, KOI fish, the scent of LAVENDER, LEOPARD spots, LIGHTHOUSES, LET'S Make A Deal (Monty Hall!), LITTLE Free LIBRARIES, MAGIC and MAGICIANS, the MOON, MANEKI Neko (Lucky Cat), MYSTERIES and MYSTERIOUS things, MOJITOS, MINI-golf, NEW York City, OLD school, OLIVES, ORIGINAL, ONE-OF-a-kind, POLAR bears, the color PINK, PICNICS, PLATFORM heels, PLAGUE doctors, the PLANETS, PIN-UP girls (of yesteryear), POISON dart frogs, PIZZA, PRESSED PENNIES, The PARTRIDGE Family (David Cassidy, sigh!) vintage PYREX, PIRATES, PUSHEEN the cat, PUZZLES, REISLING wine, SAILOR Jerry tattoos, STARS, SUGAR SKULLS, SUSHI, SKELETON keys, SPARKLY things, SUMMERTIME and SUNSHINE, barn SWALLOW birds, finding SEA glass, STEAMPUNK, TAROT cards, THRESHER sharks (I love the tail), TIE-dye, UNIQUE and UNUSUAL things, WORDS WITH Friends, ZENTANGLE, ZESTA saltine crackers

I love secrets! Share one with me and I promise not to tell.

When swapping postcards I do prefer to receive mine written on and stamped (naked). I like keeping in line with the original intent of how the card should be sent and any bumps and bruises it may acquire along the way are all a part of its journey.

Wishlist

I've recently become intrigued by the idea of putting together a Franken Deck of Cards. (So far I only have one card and a long way to go!) I will gladly accept any playing cards anyone wants to send me. I am happy to reciprocate by sending you something in return :)

Ratings

lynnpinkdaisy rated for Vintage tourist card #21 on May 19, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for sending such a cool vintage postcard! I love it!
laprochaine rated for Vintage Post Card Swap. on May 11, 2022
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hg08 rated for Late christmas / Newyear cards on May 10, 2022
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marineko rated for Mailbox Full of Cats (PC Swap) #3 on May 9, 2022
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Comment: Thank you so much for the Jetty card! It's so cute <3
glassnowdrop rated for PH: What I'm Watching on May 6, 2022
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Comment: Thanks so much for the lovely card, i haven't watched Ozark, but i have seen the queens gambit and it was great fun!
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Comment: Hello Donna! Your James’s cat, Sassy Lin is so beautiful and I love the picture you sent me, and well as the nice lovely card sharing a little about her! It’s good she gets along with Zelda Mae and nice they play with each other! Also, nice you were able to take her in when your mom moved, and at least she can see her still! Thank your for sharing the rescue shelters that you support! I think it’s so wonderful, and there are so many animals out there that need to find homes! I adopted my dog Bella from the humane league and she is my best friend! Take care Donna! Thanks again for sharing, and I can’t wait to show my kids the picture !
HappyCamper2022 rated for Regift PC Swap on Apr 30, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the PC! Have a great summer! ♡
bf0932 rated for Postcard Prompts (US) #1: Dreams on Apr 30, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for sharing about your dream.
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Comment: So cute! I love the random dog that made it onto the postcard too! <3
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Comment: I actually did know a few of those! I like learning the names of animal groups. I especially like a flamboyance of flamingos. I have a flamingo tattoo!
TexyDeb rated for Ugly PC Swap #49 on Apr 28, 2022
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Comment: Thank you forthis cheeky postcard. I hope you look me up when you get here.
Eulegirl rated for Profile-based postcard #2 on Apr 28, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the awesome book card! It's amazing how powerful 3 little lines in haiku can be!
Maddashin rated for US Happy New Year card #2 on Apr 28, 2022
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Comment: Thanks 🙏 Hearts 💕
Courtney rated for Black and White pc swap #105 on Apr 22, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the cute funny PC. My cats don't stick their tongues out at me either ;) Have a nice day!
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Comment: Thank you for the cute postcard and sharing your thoughts with me.
suepier rated for Quote PC Swap #39 on Apr 19, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the nice postcard and great quote.
lrm1980 rated for Mailbox Full of Cats (PC Swap) #2 on Apr 18, 2022
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Comment: Yes, this has been a super fun swap! Thank you for sending me the adorable kitty covered in catnip pc. Hi to ZM and SL!
Sweetrizzo44 rated for PH: List 5 Series - Flowers #2 on Apr 17, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard! Receiving happy mail made my day. I enjoyed reading that you love sunflowers and roses. They are just beautiful flowers. Take care and keep on swapping...

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Comments

bluehairedmary on May 9, 2022:

Happy Monday from NYUP group!

mchesser12 on Aug 17, 2021:

Thanks for sending my postcard back to me - National Cherry Blossom Festival.

stiffneck78 on Sep 1, 2020:

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soyprincesa2 on Jun 8, 2020:

Thank you!!❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ I am excited my collection is growing.

soyprincesa2 on Jun 8, 2020:

I got the Mexico postcards and I love them so much!!!! Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness. Read Left On Read GIF from Read GIFs

CherryBlossomLady on Feb 11, 2020:

Hi there! I would love to have you join my first swap ever as a swap coordinator! I am nervous hosting my first swap and could use the support of veteran swappers. It's called: 3-person PC Collaboration #1- Theme: Anything Goes

Thank you! Indira CherryBlossomLady

OrigamiGrace on Apr 1, 2019:

From CPG!

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Fullsteampowell on Jan 13, 2019:

Thanks for the unassigned Postcard Roulette card!

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