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colleenbUSA

colleenbUSA
Date Joined: November 29, 2017
Last Online: October 1, 2022
Birthday: April 4
Country: United States
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About Me

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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!

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

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V-

W- wolves, washi rolls

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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'm going to have an Erin Condrin sized planner and a B6 TN for 2022, plus an Always Fully Booked reading planer.

I always love medical or dog care stickers or 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.

Adult themes I like

I enjoy tasteful nudes, swear words, dirty jokes, sexual themes, or sacrilegious themes

Ratings

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Comment: Thanks for sharing your books for September!
dorcii rated for R&W What I read in September EMail on Oct 1, 2022
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Comment: Thank you very much for your email :) I wish I could read as many books as you do!!
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Comment: Thanks a lot for your mail, I still love the statistics you make!! :)
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Comment: so glad to hear your pupper did well at the vet!! reminds me, I have to take my kitty in for her annual visit this month.
rachelgogan rated for GEEK of the Week PC Swap #139 on Sep 30, 2022
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Comment: Super love the sparkly rainbow card!! And my first fictional crush was Lestat from the vampire chronicles. Fictional vampires are super common for first fictional crushes XD
lob rated for E-mail Accountability Swap #18 on Sep 30, 2022
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Comment: I loved seeing the traveling postcards.
kristyrogers rated for E-mail Accountability Swap #18 on Sep 29, 2022
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Comment: Great job! I loved all the pics! Now I'm inspired to get back to decorating my bedroom again!
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Comment: Thank you for sharing the books you read.
dorcii rated for R&W What I read in August EMail on Sep 22, 2022
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Comment: I was recommended to read The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager, but now I'm a little bit confused if I should really start it or not :D
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Comment: Thank you for sharing. Cool quote. Made me laugh.
KSENiA rated for R&W What I read in August EMail on Sep 21, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for sharing.
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Comment: Thank you for sharing.
KSENiA rated for R&W:August 2022 TBR progress on Sep 21, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for sharing.
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tatntole rated for SSS: Any 2 Sheets - Sept '22 on Sep 20, 2022
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Comment: I love them and I especially love your swap message; "easily distracted by dogs". Can you tell me what etsy shop you bought them from?
Response: Thanks so much for the heart! I actually got the swap cards/tag inserts from Pintables by Kristie on Facebook and the printed them at home. I'm so glad you liked everything!
jeepermom rated for SSS: Any 2 Sheets - Aug '22 on Sep 20, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the sticker sheets. I adore your labels...Back & Body Hurts LOL...so accurate. Have a great day!
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Comment: Thank you, I enjoy when the leaves start to turn all different colors 🍁
squince rated for Puppy Dog PC Swap #28 US Only on Sep 16, 2022
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Comment: Adorable!
debbiespoms rated for GEEK of the Week PC Swap #137 on Sep 16, 2022
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Comment: Hello Colleen ! TYVM for the so cute Cat PC (I love it) and for telling me about the Stonewall riots. I'll have to look it up soon. With me, for a fictional movie it would be Mansa Musa. He had quite a life. Which was set back in 1312 in Mali. Pretty interesting read.
dorcii rated for ESG: My Favorite Photo - July on Sep 15, 2022
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Comment: Thanks a lot for your cute and funny pictures - and I'm sorry for the delayed rating!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 1671 315 321
Completed Fives Threes Ones
1306 2105 0 0
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Comments

catlingmex on Sep 23, 2022:

Thank you so much for the lovely sunflower rak/tag inserts! I hadn´t realized I had won, so that was a complete and wonderful surprise in yesterday´s mail. <3

LadyJo on Sep 14, 2022:

Thank you for the awesome Fall return to sender address labels! I like all the items you picked! I was running or almost out of Fall ones! So you made my day! This is for my CPG September wishes!

bbsporty on Sep 14, 2022:

Thank you for the Sept RAK #1 of paper destash! I love the variety!

circularlogic on Aug 29, 2022:

July RAKS only USA; Tahnk you so very much for the stationery and wish/tag cards! Love them! Sorry for the late appreciation.

JuneRosebud on Aug 27, 2022:

Hi Colleen! Thanks bunches for the address labels on RAKS ONLY USA. RAK #3 custom addy labels DRAW 8/20 I like what you picket out for me...

AZmom875 on Aug 26, 2022:

Thank. you for the swap inserts, from RAKS only USA. They are super cute.

ChrisAnne on Aug 15, 2022:

CPG ~ Dog Days of Summer Profile Bling
CPG ~ Dog Days of Summer Profile Bling

OrigamiGrace on Aug 15, 2022:

Happy Dog Days!! Hope you are staying cool:)

party

melt

cute

TeaNi on Jul 29, 2022:

Thank you

for granting a CPG wish for me with the fun birthday card and the cute swap cards you included! :)

Zefaniya on Jul 25, 2022:

Thank you for the CPG July wish! Your swap card image is so funny & I relate! Lol

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