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Dessie0416

Dessie0416
Date Joined: March 22, 2009
Last Online: November 27, 2022
Birthday: October 18
Country: United States

How I Conduct Swaps/Rates

I Pledge to Rate

I have been seeing this a lot lately with swaps that I get.. A lot of people are not putting the swap name on the swaps. Please make sure you put the swap name somewhere! I join a lot of swaps here and I do not have the time to dig through to see what swap it is. Sometimes I can figure it out easily, but I join a lot of swaps of the same type (such as postcard swaps). If your username and swap name is nowhere on the swap, I cannot rate you and will not spend extra time trying to figure it out. Thank you!

  • IF you do not receive a swap from me, PLEASE contact me before rating. I always send out swaps ON TIME, unless otherwise communicated to my partner. Allow me the opportunity to resend it, because it probably got lost in the mail.

  • I reuse packaging

  • I mark swaps as 'sent' when I have dropped it in the mailbox, sometimes that may be on a Sunday or a holiday (in the USA no mail on Sundays or holidays) Or be on the deadline date of the swap (although I try very hard to send it a few days prior to that to avoid gray areas). That being said, my 'send date' and when the Post Office post marks it, may be different. Please refer to when Swap-Bot says I clicked send. Of course, I am human, so there may be the rare time that I forget to mark sent, I will send you a message communicating this.

  • I have my mail going to a post office box, which I check a few times a week, usually on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. These days are also when I do any mailings that have to be weighed.

  • PLEASE let me know before rating if you have received a swap with postage due. I am an online seller and I am pretty accurate with postage calculation, but of course, I am human. I would appreciate a message and an opportunity to make it right.

About Me

I really LOVE swapping here on Swap-Bot and I like to think that I am very laid back. This is a fun hobby that brings me joy. That being said, I am not a stickler for dates. I don't even look at the postmark on envelopes. However, that's not to say that you should not follow the swap deadlines set forth by the coordinator. Additionally, I appreciate a heads up if you are going to be legitamately late with a swap. I'm not here to stress people out and generally, if I receive it within the month of the swap, I will not rate down.

Now....on to the fun stuff!

My name is Desiree and I live in New Jersey, USA. I enjoy swapping and have been on Swap-Bot since 2009. I am always looking for new and long-term pen-pals, so if you are interested feel free to send me a message! I am not easily offended by things, I usually won't send things with curse words or anything, but I don't mind receiving them. I am vegan and I love trying new vegan recipies.

Things I enjoy are:

  • Movies
  • Music,
  • Traveling
  • Disney and Disney/Pixar
  • Shopping
  • Amazon
  • Crafting
  • Paper crafts
  • Pen-Pals / Writing letters
  • Vacation planning
  • Coffee

What I Collect

  • Postcards
  • Notecards
  • Stationary (loose or coordinated)
  • Letter sets
  • Stickers (not planner or children stickers)

Likes

  • Kawaii (not into anime though)

  • Wine designs-- I really like items that have wine bottles and wine themes on them.

  • England

  • Gel Pens (papermate ink joy gel, gelly roll, etc.)

  • Mildliners

  • Fineliner pens/ fine point pens

  • Cute paper clips

  • Paris, I love designs with french words on them, especially love and romance theme and also items with the Eiffel tower on it. I really love the vintage Paris look and things that say "Carte Postale" on it.

  • New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco are my favorite U.S. cities, so anything with these cities on them are awesome.

  • Blank Recipe cards, especially cute designed ones

  • Recipe cards with a recipe on it

  • Handmade envelopes

  • Tickets-- I really like the look of tickets such as movie tickets, plane tickets, the ticket shape, etc.

  • Tim Burton

  • Stamped images

  • True crime podcasts

  • Coffee - French Vanilla, Hazelnut, Columbian and Cuban Roast, Donut Shop roast, caramel.

  • Black and herbal tea -- I love English and Irish Breakfast tea, Earl Grey, Chai, Matcha.

Dislikes

  • Religious -- I do believe in God, I do not like it shoved in my face or forced upon me. However I really love designs with crosses, rosary beads, Gothic crosses, etc.

  • anything political

  • Pumpkin spice (it is really hit or miss).

  • Cigarettes-- the smell bothers me and I do not smoke

  • bad odors

  • paper scraps (unless there is still a decent amount of use to them and it's not just plain white paper)

  • Decaf coffee, decaf tea, herbal tea, fruit flavored teas.

Favorite Movies

  • Romantic Comedies (Friends with Benefits, Love, Actually, The Holiday, etc)

  • Comedy

  • Horror (I really like the Conjuring Universe series of movies)

  • Action

  • Documentaries (True crime, biographical, historical)

Favorite Television

My comfort shows are: * Friends * The Big Bang Theory

I also enjoy: * Anything True Crime (I also listen to true crime podcasts) * Strange and Unexplained type of shows * Paranormal * Stranger Things * Law and Order Franchise * Station 19 * Medical Dramas (Grey's Anatomy, The Good Doctor, New Amsterdam) * Outlander

Do Not Send

  • Teacher, reward, very childish stickers or items--I do not have any children.

  • Note cards with specific messages (Congratulations, Get well, etc.) i don't have any need for those. As stated above, "thank you" cards and of course blank notecards are welcome, as I do use them when I make online sales.

  • Any food items (individually sealed tea bags or K-cups for keurig are fine!)

Ratings

Carrii rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #91 on Nov 30, 2022
5
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Comment: Thank you for the sample!
Ace330660 rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #90 on Nov 30, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the pc's ! I will gladly pass them along.
Ariaya rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #91 on Nov 25, 2022
5
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Comment: Thanks for the travelers and the extra! I love pomegranate
squince rated for PH: Send 4 Postcards #47 on Nov 16, 2022
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Comment: Thanks!
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Comment: Thank you for the interesting cards!
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Comment: Thank you.
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Comment: Thank you!
BalticFox rated for Postcard surprise #04 on Nov 7, 2022
5
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Comment: Great card, the one with the Swiss Army Knives makes me laugh! Thank you!
onyx95 rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #89 on Nov 5, 2022
5
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Comment: Thanks for the cards
KandaceB rated for Postcard Bag #14 on Nov 2, 2022
5
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Comment: I received your envelope today - thank you! Thanks for using lots of neat stamps!
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Comment: Thanks for the extra p/c. Will pass along the traveler on the next round. Have a great week.
Carrii rated for Traveling Pen Pal Postcard Swap #15 on Oct 30, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the extras.
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Selewis91 rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #87 on Oct 26, 2022
5
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Comment: Thank you
Selewis91 rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #86 on Oct 26, 2022
5
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Comment: Thank you
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Comment: Thank you for the great cards. Love Smokey Bear and the cheese!
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Comment: thank you. I will pass it along on the next round. Enjoy your week.
Fabriqueen rated for Easy PC Swap on Oct 23, 2022
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful postcard! I would love to visit an area with changing leaves in the fall. We don't get that here; it doesn't get cool enough. Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Diane

Rating Overview

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Comments

simcoe54 on Oct 18, 2022:

Hope you have a Happy Birthday!!

ccmmsu on Jul 21, 2021:

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Thank you for returning my full ATC Bag!!

LisaRea on Jul 13, 2021:

I will have to watch the show the heights I have never watched it

Copperyn on Oct 19, 2019:

Best (belated) birthday wishes! I hope you enjoy Wicked!

wm on Feb 16, 2018:

let me trumpet my thanks!!! alt text

njstauter on Jan 21, 2018:

Thank you for contacting me. You are amazing! Love the PC you sent

groundhogstamper on Dec 8, 2017:
LowRain on Sep 16, 2017:

thank you so very much for sending an angel swap out to me for the mason jar swap. LOVE it.

nwgirl on Oct 6, 2014:

Hello :) USPS tracking shows that my resend for the Make Some New Friends Swap is available for pickup at your PO. Please let me know when you have it. Thanks!

kimberlym322 on Oct 4, 2012:

sending letter 2 for the Six Week Snail Mail Swap #4!

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