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colleenbUSA

colleenbUSA
Date Joined: November 29, 2017
Last Online: May 17, 2021
Birthday: April 4
Country: United States
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About Me

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UPDATE 4/27/21 I'm currently house sitting so ratings may be a bit delayed as I'm not getting my mail from home every day.

I'm a bit behind on ratings due to a now 5 day long migriane.

IMPORTANT UPDATE! PLEASE READ BEFORE SENDING SWAPS 3/14/21

Swap bot now has my new address listed! Please be sure to send to that address!

8/28/20

While I appreciate extras, I ask that from now until I state otherwise that the only extras people send are the following: unused forever stamps (any denomination), unused postcards, unused notecards, stationery, and PDT labels. I ask this because I am moving and having to downsize everything I own but especially craft/swap stuff, so it will most likely just be passed onto someone else, and as of 2 weeks for regional and a month for international, I will not be giving hearts on the sole reason of other extras you might include that are not listed. Thank you for reading this!

I am not doing decos at the moment so please DO NOT send me any!

I love to read, swap, listen to music, sip on tea or flavored coffee. All while cuddling my adorable dog!

I am currently doing a lot of cross stitch and reading a ton to relax.

I am disabled with fibromyalgia and bipolar disorder. Jedi, my bichepoo (bichon frise & mini poodle mix) is my emotional support dog.

I live in an apartment, with my furbaby. I live in a medium-sized town smack between Milwaukee, WI, and Chicago, IL. The most famous person to come out of my hometown/current town of residence is Mark Ruffalo.

Favorite Music

Alt Rock above all particularly Imagine Dragos, Mariana's Trench, and The Script

Pop/Top 40- or at least I loved it in the '90s and 00's (think P!nk, Blink 182, etc)

Pop-Country if that makes any sense- Like Blake Shelton

Soundtracks- 10 Things I Hate About You, RENT (movie cast), and A Walk to Remember Soundtrack

Broadway- WIcked, RENT (Broadway cast), and Avenue Q

And the Glee Albums!

Likes & Dislikes

Likes

Dogs and coffee drinks are two obsessions of mine. I can name most dog breeds by sight or description. I love Starbucks!!

I've also recently fallen in love with kawaii penguins, dogs, and hedgehogs! Anything with them would be amazing!

My favorite colors are pink, purple, teal, and mint green. I love books, chocolate, coffee, tea, and dogs, as well as anything to do with those things.

I collect coffee mugs. I also collect bookish items (my favorite are candles) as well as dog-themed items.

I love candy, mostly chocolate, I prefer milk or white with some other flavor or a filling, caramel, mint, raspberry, peppermint, orange, coffee.

I love candles, I really love the ones with sweet or book themed scents.

Tea: NO MORE TEA!! LOL thanks but I'm backed up for years!

Stickers: craft quality stickers, animals, food or drink, non-religious holiday stickers

Harry Potter anything! I'm a Hufflepuff. My favorite characters are: Luna Lovegood, Hermione Granger, Minerva McGonagall, Remus Lupin, Sirius Black, Albus Dumbledore, Fred and George Weasley, & Molly Weasley

Dislikes:

Hard to open envelopes, please don't tape every available edge, it's frustrating try to get them open, and I am terrified I'll cut something if I use scissors, so it just stresses me out.

Colors: greens-not of the shade mentioned in likes, orange, and brown.

Scents: floral or woodsy or smoke

Topics/themes: Sexism, racism, misogyny, harm to animals or children, violence against anyone esp sexual violence, religious items, homophobic; spiders or cockroaches or scorpions

Tea: Caffeinated

Stickers: Cheap or kids stickers, religious, puffy

Washi samples, it's not that I don't like them, I just have an over abundance and nowhere to store them! Please only send them if they're really unique, required as part of the swap, or related to my likes

Please NO bath or body items! My mom is extremely sensitive to strong scents and I have eczema!

I HATE when people send me religious items-especially promoting a specific religion or church. Please do not include or send anything religious including bible verses. I respect your religion please respect my right to not be religious.

Favorite Crafts

I'm currently only doing cross stitich. Due to medical issues and space concerns, I've stopped doing paper crafts at the moment.

My favorite patterns are printed and with dogs/wolves/foxes, penguin, seasonal trees, and other nature images, as well as bookish images.

Swaps

I click for having sent the item on the date I put it in the mailbox, even if it's a holiday or Sunday and it will be picked up the next day, so if the date on the envelope doesn't match the sent day, this is why.

If something doesn't arrive please contact me, and I'll do my best to resend, please try to contact me before rating me a 1 or 3. I will never not send something,

I will message you if I will be sending late, which will happen very rarely! I don't have a car, due to my disability, so my bf mails things for me or takes me to the PO, so if something is late that is probably why.

ABCs of me

A- Albus Dumbledore

B- bichons or bichepoo (bichon/mini poodle mix), books

C- coffee, cats (not as good as dogs but stil ;) ), chocolate (i prefer milk or white), cake, cupcakes

D- dogs, desserts, The Dresden Files

E-

F-fudge, Fred Weasley

G- George Weasley

H- Hufflepuff/Huffleclaw, Harry Potter, hot cocoa (especially flavored!)

I- ice cream

J-

K-kittens, kawaii- especially hedgehogs, dogs, and penguins

L- Luna Lovegood

M- mugs, Minerva McGonagall,Molly Weasley

N- Nutella

O-otters

P- puppies, penguins, pink, purple

Q-

R- Remus Lupin, reading

S- Sirius Black

T- tea- themed items (i have too many bags of tea!), Teal

U-

V-

W- wolves, washi rolls

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Y-

Z

Favorite Books Movie and TV

Dean Koontz, Marissa Meyer, Jim Butcher, Amanda Foody and Ellen Hopkins are some of my favorite authors.

I DO NOT SUPPORT what JKR has said on social media and I ask that you don't buy me licensed merchandise for HP stuff, if it's not licensed and JKR doesn't make money off it of, buy away, or just send something from your stash!

I love the Harry Potter series both the books and the movies, though the books were better! I also love The Lunar Chronicles series, The Dresden Files, Stalking Jack the Ripper series and Odd Thomas series as well as. The Perks of Being a Wallflower is my all-time favorite book.

I like most YA books unless they have names I can't figure out with my dyslexia. I also enjoy sci-fi/fantasy and New Adult Romance.

My favorite movies are The Breakfast Club, Saved, A Walk to Remeber, Bring it On (only the first one), and many other 80s-00s teen movies, especially John Huges' movies.

My favorite TV shows include: Pretty Little Liars, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, This is Us, Marvel's Runaways, The Vampire Diaries, and The Handmaid's Tale.

Postcard Preferences

I love animals especially dogs, penguins, or anything cute and fuzzy.

I'm not big on touristy cards. I don't like religious cards at all.

Coffee, tea, chocolate, Harry Potter or book postcards are sure to get a heart!

Planners

I love to plan & swap planner goodies!

I have a 2 Classic Happy Planners.

I always love medical or dog care stickers or laundry, empty dishwasher, change sheets, and wash towels stickers, as those are the ones I use the most.

I love anything dog, penguin, coffee/tea, and reading/books related!

I also love weekly kits, but I know those can be expensive.

Ratings

alafour rated for CPG Handmade Envies - US on May 17, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely envelopes and washi
mejulia rated for BLC Book Postcard Prompt #1 on May 14, 2021
5
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Comment: Looks like we have the same reasons we enjoy reading.
5
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Comment: Thank you for decorating my profile, the cookies look so mouthwatering!
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Comment: I received your swap and I'm rating you a '5' since you did send on time. However, I don't believe you really fulfilled the spirit of the swap. One of your items was ONE SHEET of paper (which was all bent and wrinkled), and the pen was used and had green ink stains on the back. I'm truly disappointed with the items you sent.
5
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Comment: Thank you for the chocolate images :)
5
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Comment: Cute chocolate chip and chocolate chip cookie pictures! I love the gif of a cookie being eaten! Thank you!
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Comment: Oooohhhh.... Tiramisu!!! Thanks for adding the pics to my profile page.
mchesser12 rated for Black/White Postcard Swap USA #85 on May 13, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the bridge postcard. The weather has been nice. But the temps dropped yesterday to the 50s.
VaGrammy66 rated for GEEK of the Week PC Swap #67 on May 12, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the nice card!
5
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Comment: Thank you for the PC with dogs on it. Nice!
cynaemon rated for Library Lovers E-prompt #27 on May 11, 2021
5
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Comment: That is such a neat library. I hope you get to visit it in person.
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Comment: Beautiful pics! The Hubble telescope has really changed how we see and think of space.
Carollee922 rated for GEEK of the Week PC Swap #66 on May 10, 2021
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Comment: I LOVED the Truly Devious series and the Good Girl's Guide to murder. i am going to have to look into the Lady Sherlock series.
5
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Comment: I love the Star Wars pictures you found! Thank you!
traceyj rated for Library Lovers E-prompt #27 on May 6, 2021
5
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Comment: so beautiful! Thanks for the lovely email. Happy reading ~
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Comment: So many books congratulations :D I loved that you included your Bookly report, it adds a very special touch! Thanks for the lovely email.
ariestess rated for ESG: Gratitude List on May 5, 2021
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Comment: Thanks so much for sharing your great gratitude list!
USAFwife rated for TBR: In April I read ... on May 4, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for sharing your progress! :) The monetary stats are interesting too! I probably don't want to see those stats for myself. :)
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Comment: Thanks for setting up this swap! As well as sending me your answers. All your read books are completely new to me. Great!
monsbrick rated for R&W: In April I read .... EMAIL on May 4, 2021
5
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Comment: Hi Colleen, you blow me away with your stats each month. Wow! And inspire me with that Bookly interface and graphic!!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 1051 132 135
Completed Fives Threes Ones
910 1375 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
258 585 67 0
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Comments

bethe on May 14, 2021:

Thank you so much for the cute address labels from CPG May wishlist! These are beyond adorable and I am so happy I won't have to make any for awhile :)

bluecrayons on May 13, 2021:

Profile Deco Swap - National Chocolate Chip Day

Intrinzica on May 13, 2021:

Profile Deco Swap - National Choc Chip Day

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CWUmom on May 13, 2021:

Profile deco swap

grammypammy on May 12, 2021:

WnWHS ~ Eat What You Want Day ~ Profile Deco

Enjoy your day and please rate me.

Kirkdebb on May 11, 2021:

Star Wars Day (angeled swap)

bluecrayons on May 3, 2021:

profile deco swap: star wars day

grammypammy on May 3, 2021:

WnWHS: National Space Day Profile Swap

Enjoy your day and please rate me.

Hugs, Pam

Pikapika on May 3, 2021:

Have a great Star Wars Day Colleen!!!!

Kairbear on May 2, 2021:

WnWHS May Day Profile Deco! 🌻💐🌸

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