Date Joined: February 25, 2008
Last Online: October 3, 2022
Birthday: December 15
Country: United States
First off, I love doing these swaps! I get super excited, will NOT flake, and will always rate. If you do not receive something from me, PLEASE let me know so I can resend before just giving a low rating. Mail arrives late/gets lost sometimes... I'm very grateful to those who share with me. It's fun to connect with people from all over the world!
I'm a female introvert & have the mind/sense of humor of a 13 year old boy... I have an emo/witchy teenaged daughter that is French/English bilingual. I'm from New Orleans, LA, USA, but wish I lived in the mountains. People call me a hippie. I have a soft heart, love animals, & am an advocate for the environment. I practice yoga, meditation, & learned Reiki. I make my own homeopathic/natural cleaning products. People also say I'm "dark" since I like everything in black and love cemeteries. (Perhaps because I'm from New Orleans...) I've been a vegetarian since I was 10 & am vegan now. Traveling is the best & I wish I could do it more often. I'm nostalgic, keep journals, take lots of pictures. Reading & Internet are my favorite pastimes, especially when my insomnia kicks in. I'm always star-gazing; they're mesmerizing! Halloween is my favorite holiday.
I have a cello (but I suck at it!)
In case clothing is involved--I'm 5'7"/67 inches/170cm, slender, usually wear medium, ring size 5, shoe size 8.5.
I’m very random & have intentions to try everything! I buy all the supplies, then before even starting, I’m on to the next idea! Lol. I want to try embroidery, punch needle, encaustic wax, macrame, found objects mixed media… I used to be very much into photography, but haven't really done it in a while. I make dream catchers & know how to sew. I’ve made gnomes. I like upcycling: making skirts from old t-shirts. I dabble in ATCs, glue books, journal making, art journals, junk journals, bullet journaling, & smash books.
I LOVE GLITTER & sparkles! Never enough. On everything!
FEATHERS (real)- I collect them. They're my symbol of hope/faith.
MOUNTAINS (snow-capped!) touch my soul! I will live in the Rockies someday!
Astronomy- I'm always stargazing; they're mesmerizing! Favorites are Arcturus & Capella.
COWS are my favorite animal. I love most animals, especially baby ones. And with crowns or flower crowns.
Absolutely in love with BALLET & Swan Lake is my favorite! Halloween/Samhain is my favorite day. (Just nothing gory or with mean, ugly, green witches.)
Willow tree: Seriously, when I die, I want to be put in one of those bio urns and I will be this tree!
Definitely into the hippie/ boho, crunchy, "Peace, Love & Light". I have a crystal/gemstone collection.
Anything with feathers, mushrooms, ghosts...is adorable.
I loooove Scandinavian GNOMES/Tomte/Nisse!
Kind of obsessing over MARIE ANTOINETTE & MARILYN MONROE anything right now!
Postcards: I'm finding that I quite like touristy cards. (But, I don’t really have use for blank ones from random places.) Show me a piece of your area and write a little note! 💜 (Not so into the map cards.) I do like handmade cards and your art!
Guess I'll try ABCs...
A: Alpacas; Atomic starbursts; Avocado (food & cute illustrations); Angel statues like in a cemetery; Ayurveda; Aliens-cute; ATCs; aesthetic cards
B: Boho; Buddhism/Buddha; Ballet; Black; Bright colors; Blues: turquoise, aqua, peacock, cobalt; Books; Birds; Blue-Jays; Belly dance; Burlesque; Bubbles; Black & white photography; Billie Eilish
C: COWS; Crystals; Cemeteries; Corsets; Chakras; Celestial; Cats - esp grey or black; Cardinals; Circus style, but not the actual circus; Clouds; Crescent moon; Cherry Blossom trees (pink); Cello; Cartoon food (donuts, macaroons, avocado, cookies & milk, etc.)
D: Dandelions; Day of the Dead; Diwali; Dream catchers; Dahlias
E: Elephants; Ethereal; Envelopes
F: FEATHERS; Foxes; Flamingos; Firemen!; 1920s Flappers; Forests; Food-cute cartoons, like happy milk & cookies having fun together lol :) Feng Shui; Foreign writing- Thai is my fave; Flowers- real or vintage illustrations; fuzzy/fluffy texture
G: GLITTER; Gemstones; Gothic; Gardenias; Gerbera daisies; Ghosts (cute ones); Glow in the dark; Gypsy; Gratitude; Gnomes-the Scandinavian Christmasy ones; Glue books
H: Halloween; Hippie; Holographic; Haiku poetry; Hygge; Hot pink; Herbology; Humor; Harry Styles
I: Iridescent; Indian colorful things & patterns; Inchies
J: Jewel tones; Journaling
K: Kwan Yin
L: Love; Lace; Lavender (plant); Lotus flower
M: MOUNTAINS; MUSHROOMS w/ trippy/bright colors; Marie Antoinette; Marilyn Monroe; Moon; Meditation; Moroccan; Mandalas; Masquerade/Masks; Mantras; Metallic; Magick; Mermaids, Macrame; Muscular men haha; (Retro) Mid-century modern patterns; Mini things- vases, journals, envelopes
N: Neon - especially paints, pens, markers; Nature; Namaste
O: Om symbol; Organic
P: Planets; Psychedelic; Planchettes (Ouija board pointers, but I’m scared of using the boards!😄); Photography; Peacocks; Paganism; Postage stamps (unused); Postcards; PINK; Patchwork - but only bright colors & hippie-like; Paper dolls
Q: Quiet; Quirky
R: Reading; Rainbows; Rococo; Reiki; Rose Quartz; Rose gold; Reduce, re-use, recycle
S: SPARKLES; Stars; Swan Lake ballet; Saturn; Sloths; Swans; Samhain; Skulls (not pirate related); Sugar skulls; Saris; Sequins; Sanskrit; Shabby Chic; Silly things; Spanish Moss; 60s Mod style
T: Tarot cards; Twinkle lights; Triple moon; T-Rex; Tie-dye
V: Volkswagen hippie van/bus; Vintage ladies; Vintage bottles; Veganism; Voodoo (only for good!)
W: Weeping willow trees; Wicca; Wildflowers; Waterfalls; Whole Foods; Witchy things; Windchimes; Whimsical
X: Xenomania? Lol (An inordinate attachment to foreign things: customs, institutions, manners, fashions.)
Colors: Jewel tones, brights, pinks/dusty rose, aqua/peacock/turquoise, mustard, rust, eggplant, rose gold, oxblood,
❌❌❌ NOTHING RELIGIOUS unless it's related to Paganism, Wicca, or Buddhism. No evil witches. PLEASE NO Bible, Jesus/God/Lord, or crucifixion anything!!
I'm allergic to cigarette smoke, perfumes, and most scented items.
Please no make-up, toiletries, or any body product.
Please no foods or drinks, including tea & coffee.
Smoking, sports, bugs (the ok ones: dragonflies, butterflies, ladybugs), politics, clowns, things made with animal products (like gummy candy or leather) or images of meat. Dull colors. Disney.
Onions & garlic are the worst to me! Not like I believe anyone would send that, but...Lol.
Billie Eilish; Harry Styles; girl in red; Paris Jackson; Clairo; Mogli; The Pixies; Mazzy Star; Massive Attack; Fiona Apple; Lana del Rey; Chris Cornell; Deva Premal chants; Indie; 90s Grunge; Classical
If anyone throws in a surprise for her, she loves black, anything Wicca, crystals, cottage-core, frogs, moths, reading, Hot Topic, Dream SMP/Ranboo...
I love reading & work in a public library. Always have a book in my bed, a stack on my desk, & hundreds to be read (and a constantly growing list)!!
I enjoy lighthearted, funny, and romantic stories. The plot lines of YA books seem more creative. Anything with murder or crime is too heavy for me.
During quarantine, audiobooks became a must, as I can multitask while still “reading”.
Some recent picks I’d give 5 stars: Anything by Colleen Hoover & Taylor Jenkins Reid; The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett by Annie Lyons; The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo & Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid; Date Me, Bryson Keller by Kevin van Whye; The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth; Casquette Girls by Alys Arden; Magic Lessons by Alice Hoffman; Kasie West, Amy Plum, Cynthia Hand…
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