Swap-bot Time: July 23, 2024 1:50 am


Date Joined: September 14, 2011
Last Online: July 22, 2024
Birthday: January 3, 1977
Country: United States

About Me

About some of my ratings of 3s. I was late, I ADMIT it. I thought they were sent when they weren't. Two of the 3s were postcard swaps, one was received damaged, envie torn to crap with no cards in it. I did resend but rating does not reflect that. With that one being destroyed I was worried about the other one sent at the same time. Two weeks and it had not been received so I resent BUT it was VERY late so that reflects the 3 rating. The pen pal swap was a brainfart and was late. An electronic swap in 2012 was forgotten about and than was sent twice.

My name is Jodie. I live in small town Minnesota, not very exciting.

Hobbies and interests include reading, writing, and music. I do spend alot of time on the computer Facebook, and Paint Shop Pro take up alot of the time. I collect post cards, stationary, graphics anything Bon Jovi or Care Bear related. I make address labels, swap cards, printable stationary, and tags. Want to see some of the tags, printables or Incredimail let me know what you are interested in.

I take my swaps seriously if you don't receive please message me, I will resend it. If you are unhappy about your swap I am sorry. I will try to right it if you message me.

I always look at my partners profile and do my best with what I have if I can't, I will send you a note with the swap explaining.

Favorite Music

I absolutely love Bon Jovi. I listen to alot of 80s and 90 rock bands. Some bubble gum pop and a bit of country. Some of my faves include but are not limited to: Aerosmith, Bangles, Pat Benatar, Cinderella, Constantine Maroulis, Bo Bice, LInda Davis, Taylor Dayne, Def Leppard, FIrehouse, Lita Ford, Eales, Expose, Greath White, Heart, Inxs, Elton John, Joan Jett, Reba McEntire, Mindy Mcready, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Motley Crue, NIckelback, Poison, Queen, Ratt, Slaughter, Trixter, Warrant I could name so many more but I will stop here.


I collect post cards and state bike plates 2 sets. I am open to private swaps on these for post cards, stickers, stationary, address labels, swap cards, almost anything within reason. On occasion things don't make it to the mail box right on time that is why I won't mark them sent before they actually go out. If a swap is received damaged that is unacceptable in my opinion so I will make it up even if its not rerate its the principle in my mind.


I love artwork by Thomas Kinkade, Amy Brown, Nene Thomas, and Jessica Galbreth. I'd love postcards, notecards, computer graphics, and even old calender pages of their artwork.

Pen Palling

I love pen palling! I have been doing it since 1992. I am always looking for new pen pals, I always write back. I am getting frustrated with pen pal swaps as no one ever seems to actual want pen pals as I very rarely hear back from them.But they are quick easy swaps so I may sign up occasionally. I occasionally will slip an intro letter in with my swaps if I see that it could potentially lead to making a new friend. I do write men and international pals. My average letter length hand written is no less than 4 pages.

Favorite Books

I love to read! My favorite authors include Danielle Steel, Catherine Coulter, Debbie Macomber, Nora Roberts/JD Robb, Sandra Brown, Iris Johansen, Lisa Jackson, Lisa Gardner, Clive Cussler, John Grisham, Dean Koontz,Janet Evanovich, Laurell K Hamilton, and Kim Harrison. I collect mostly hard cover if I can.

Food and drink

I love trying new sugar free drink mixes. I am not suppose to have carbonation any longer and too much sugar makes me sick. Splenda/sucralose is not something I can use either as it upsets my stomach. I love orange, cherry and green apple, dislike grape. I am not a tea or coffee drinker.


I hate that I feel the need to make this category but crap happens.

I was flaked on in my own swap (how sad) by RissaSwapsUS in Drink Mixes Sugar Free. Was on after the date to send was on but never marked the swap swap and it has not been received either. Swap in October 2016 will remove if this is received.


I do not award hearts for extra stuff in swaps, I award them to those that seemed to have looked over my profile and sent things that I like. (Saying that I generally don't join sender's choice swaps.)


Comment: I wish I could do audio books...but then my number read would be even more intense! Thank you for sharing.
Comment: Thank you for your email. I hope you find your reading mojo soon :)
MrsCrafty rated for Share Your Collection - Email Swap on Jun 22, 2024
Comment: Very cool car collection!! Thank you for sharing! (:
Comment: My husband collect this kind of cars...loved them too. Thank you for sharing!
Catt007 rated for Share Your Collection - Email Swap on Jun 16, 2024
Comment: Cool collection, thanks for sharing. I guess if you ever sold them they're worth more in the original box. Do you think you'll ever be tempted to sell?
Response: I just thought they were cool so at this time I won't think of selling them. Down the road maybe. Never say never.
Keanui rated for Random Photo - Email Swap on Jun 15, 2024
Comment: Thank u for sharing! :D
MonkeyMom23 rated for Random Photo - Email Swap on Jun 15, 2024
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful Lilies! I'd love to plant day lilies but never seem to get around to it. This year we have roses, larkspur, hibiscus and irises!
Response: I have a yellow rose bush if you are interested in seeing it.
ZilinQuinn rated for Random Photo - Email Swap on Jun 15, 2024
Comment: Thanks for the flower photo! It brightened my day! <3
andee73 rated for Pen Pals Without Religion on Jun 4, 2024
Comment: Thank you!
Response: YEAH! It made it!
Vempire rated for LSS - Live Shows on May 2, 2024
Comment: Thank you for your list of live shows, I like your style!
Comment: Thank you for your awesome letter. Will send you one back soon xx
Response: Yeah it made it!
amccracken109 rated for Letter Box NEEDS........... on Mar 15, 2024
Comment: Thank you for the great swap and stamps! I really liked it! Happy swapping
Comment: thank you :) my birthday was amazing, spent with family and friends. thank you for your letter, i hope i will find time to reply and be penpals asap, but now i have over 20 letters to reply to (as i didn't write any in january) be patient with me :D
Response: No worries!
ckwini rated for National Handwriting Day notecard on Feb 3, 2024
Comment: Thank you so much for the swap! I am especially grateful for the Beauty and the Beast postcard! I would love to be penpals! I admit though I'm not the best at responding in a timely manner. I will respond as soon as I am able.
Comment: So happy to hear from you! I'll get u out a letter this wkend! I amyour penpal, so we share a paper friendship! Life egts in the way at times, so ppl drift away. But sometimes they still carry you in their heart. I enjoyed your letter. Def wished we were closer, coffee time!! LOL See u in the mail!
Response: I do have a letter from you, it came on the 25th, shall I wait for your next one?
Comment: Thank you I found it no need to resend. I did rate you for this but for some reason it didn't stick?
Response: I hate when that happens
riverwatcher rated for tLB: January 2024 Pen Pal on Jan 13, 2024
Comment: Thanks for the letters and notecards! It is nice to "meet" you. I will be responding to you soon. 🙂
Response: Yeah! They made it!
denisedecker58 rated for January Birthdays~US only on Dec 24, 2023
Comment: Thank you so much for the nice birthday card and greeting! I really appreciate it and hope your birthday is a special one as well!
denisedecker58 rated for Letter And Some Goodies #4 on Dec 14, 2023
Comment: Thank you so very much for the cute card and all that you enclosed! I loved the stationery, labels and Deliver To labels! You did a wonderful job on this swap and I truly appreciate your time and effort!
Response: Yeah! I am always worried that my partners enjoy what I send!

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dmwcheng on Feb 16, 2024:

My apologies, Jodie. I didn't know you didn't like friendship books immensely. I thought it'd be okay to forward to you since you had a section that mentioned penpals. To be honest, I had never encountered a friendship book until I received that one. Thank you for your patience and understanding by forwarding it.

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Jan 26, 2024:

Thank you for the pink birthday package for Layla we will open on her birthday!

Lolle on Jan 3, 2024:

Happy Birthday, Birthday - Twin!! Thank you so much for your card. I'm guessing mine is still traveling, but hope not too far away. Love from NZ, Carola 💖

MamaKek on Dec 23, 2023:

Thank you so much for the birthday card and fo hosting the swap. I hope you have a beautiful birthday!

Petaltea on Dec 25, 2022:

Merry Christmas! Stay warm!

Petaltea on Oct 25, 2022:

Is it my turn to write? I can’t remember 😂😂❤️

Petaltea on Sep 15, 2022:

Just stopping by to say hello!

tcornell on Jan 27, 2022:


Just stopping by to say "Hi"!


tcornell on Dec 25, 2021:


MissAlissa on Nov 18, 2021:

Hello from Hugo, MN! I hope you're doing well! :D - Alissa

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