Swap-bot Time: March 23, 2023 8:33 am


Date Joined: November 18, 2019
Last Online: March 21, 2023

Country: United States
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For my mom: If you would like to send my mom some happy mail, that would really make her day. After the Christmas season ended, she stopped getting anything other than bills and junk. The way she lit up when she got a piece of mail made me happy to see, and I would love to continue this on for the rest of the year! Her name is Helen (same last name). She likes Peanuts, anything related to God/Jesus (she's a heavily devout Catholic, says her rosary every morning, watches Mass every day, etc.), wrist/ankle bracelets, drinking coffee/tea, flowers of any kind, crocheting (she only knows how to make blankets) and crossword puzzles just to name a few things. She's a simple, wonderful lady! However, please don't feel obligated AT ALL to send anything more than an uplifting greeting card/notecard/postcard. Anything other than bills and junk mail will make her day! If you're in a swap with me, her address is the same as mine. Otherwise, just reach out to me for my info! Thank you!!!

ABOUT HEARTS: Karen07 worded it perfectly: "I don't scrutinize postmarks or fret over small failures to "meet swap requirements". The heart thing irritates me a bit because I do rather assume that whatever was sent to me was done with pleasing me in mind and of course it's heart worthy for that reason alone. I think a heart is like saying thanks a lot as opposed to just thanks."

I've created an Instagram specifically for posting pictures of outgoing swaps! If you don't want to see potential spoilers, please do not visit! Otherwise, feel free to browse and give me a follow! It's linked in my Linktree!


UPDATED NOTE ABOUT MY PO (and USPS in general) 7/26/2022: I just received a swap today that was mailed from Canada on 6/18/2022- almost a month and a half later! I'm not sure why or how this happened. This is why communication is so important- I will never rate down without trying to reach out to you first, and I hope I'm given the same benefit.

ANOTHER UPDATE 8/8/2022: I just received a postcard today from Texas that was postmarked 7/7/2022. What the heck! I can't believe it took over a month for a postcard- there was no reason for it to be so delayed. I don't even know anymore.

Note about my post office: we no longer have a consistent mail carrier and haven't for quite some time now. (Update 7/26: Our current mail carrier sucks wind lmao. Another update 11/21: The original mail carrier no long works our route and we have another one AGAIN! Ugh!) With that being said, postmarks are often inaccurate and wrong when you receive mail from me. Please please PLEASE do not compare the date I mark my swap as "sent" to the postmark, as they will almost always be different and will not match... I mark my swap as "sent" the day it's put in my mailbox. Also, on rare occasions, our mail gets delivered to the wrong address or delivered late. I always give the benefit of the doubt and will never rate low if I haven't received your swap, and I'll reach out to talk to you before doing any kind of low rating. :-)


I've taken inspiration from YouTuber Inkie Quill to create Happy Mail Binders! (Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foHMmTSLWjE) Mail I receive goes into these binders! I'm way behind on them unfortunately, but I will be updating them slowly! I will be making a binder just for this year. :-D If anyone is interested to see pictures, let me know!

I also collect postcards I receive in the mail! Any that don't fit in my PC binder goes in my happy mail binder. I love any PC I receive because it's sent with love and with me in mind! ;u;



My name is Katie, and I'm 29 years old. I usually go by she/her pronouns but I don't care what you refer to me as, as long as you're comfortable! I've been swapping on-and-off for several years now and I really enjoy receiving mail, but I love sending it even more! Life can be dull, boring, and sad sometimes... but some happy mail can brighten up our lives!

As far as pets go, we have a Yorkie (Bandit), a nanday conure (Gibbs), and a dwarf hamster (Cappy). They're all equal part crazy, part awesome. I think they fit right into our family. :-P Hector (our tuxedo cat) was rehomed to a family friend, who renamed her Barbie, and she's happily living with a slew of different animal friends!

I'm a nurse on the night shift (I just started in this role in September 2022) so I'm still trying to get acclimated to the night shift life. With that being said, I may be slow to rate, so I apologize! I do my best to be timely.



  • Finding new pen pals and swapping!
  • Chobits (one of my all-time favorites)
  • Sailor Moon
  • Cardcaptor Sakura
  • Dungeons and Dragons (I main a cleric as a PC and I also DM from time to time!)
  • Anything homemade/handmade
  • Almost anything kawaii
  • Japanese/Asian cultures/cuisine
  • Stickers
  • Sanrio (especially Hello Kitty and Cinnamonroll)
  • Taking pictures with my Instax camera (I definitely recommend it if you haven't tried it!)
  • Coffee (can't live without it)
  • Pandas (but I love all animals)
  • Tarot cards
  • Postcards
  • LGBTQ+ supportive items
  • Tea (something new for me)
  • Watching YouTube (some of my favorite YouTubers include Markiplier, JackSepticEye, and CoryxKenshin)
  • Playing video games (especially PC games)
  • Hatsune Miku
  • FLOWERS! I love flowers! ;u; Especially sunflowers!
  • ASMR
  • Postcrossing - I have postcard albums I save the postcards I receive into!
  • Undertale
  • Animal Crossing
  • Doki Doki Literature Club
  • Nursing- and medical-related things
  • Vintage Valentine's Day/Christmas/Halloween/general goodies (specifically the cutesy designs)
  • CHEESY PUNS & DAD JOKES OMG. I love them so much. Extra brownie points if you include one in your swap.
  • The podcast Distractible - I've listened to nearly every episode and am excited for Monday when their new episodes are released.
  • Markiplier's YouTube Original series (Who Killed Markiplier?, In Space with Markiplier, etc.) - I can go on and on about this lmao.
  • The Vampire Blood scent from Bath and Body Works. It only comes out with their Halloween collection and it's my all time favorite scent of theirs.
  • Crystals! I love wearing them, collecting them... everything! Some of my favorites are dream amethyst, labradorite, and rose quartz!
  • Jewelry and jewelry making! I've recently been able to wear necklaces at work which is great! I also love bracelets (I love stretchy ones the most). I've also been working on making crystal bracelets!
  • Angels
  • Handmade items- I love things made by hand, because I know it was done with thoughtfulness, love, and care!
  • BMW VW buses! One of my dreams is to own one of my own one day and deck it out!!!
  • Makeup! I LOVE playing with makeup, and I've recently fallen in love with doing a "full face" (foundation, concealer, etc). I'm not one for neutral colors- I absolutely love using anything that is bright and colorful!
  • Origami- this goes along with the "handmade items" section but it needs its own little blurb! I've been receiving origami in my swaps lately and I adore it!
  • Reading on my Kindle- I condensed my manga collection to a little less than half of what I used to own thanks to my Kindle! Using it will help with my goal of reading more in 2023. :-D


Things I Collect

  • Kawaii stationery/stickers
  • Shoujo manga (especially if it's OOP)
  • Postcards (both written/stamped and new)
  • Figures (i.e. Pop Mart, Tokidoki, Hatsune Miku)
  • Crystals
  • Plushes
  • Mugs (I use them a lot lol)
  • Buttons and enamel pins
  • Used postage stamps from other countries other than the U.S. (especially from Asian countries)
  • ATCs
  • MemoryDex cards (something new for me!)
  • Pressed flowers (I do them myself on and off)



  • Black/dark items
  • BUGS (I can't stand them- I'm VERY particular on bug-related items so it's safer not to send anything with bugs on them lol)
  • Licorice
  • Mint
  • Sweet scents (vanilla, cookies and cream, etc)
  • Scary/horror items
  • "Gothic" items
  • Anything demonic/Satanic (I respect if you are part of that religion, I just don't want to receive anything with any of that imagery)
  • Holiday-themed items (only exception is Valentine's Day items)- please don't send stickers, stationery, etc. as I cannot use them :-(
  • Washi tape (especially samples- I CANNOT use these and I would hate for them to go to waste; besides, I already have so much washi!)
  • Adult coloring/activity books
  • Bath items (i.e. bath bombs)- we only have showers
  • Food items (unless I specifically sign up for a food swap- I'm just weird about getting food in the mail)


Favorite Music

I have more favorite songs than I do favorite artists- I may like one song and hate the rest of the album LOL! Here are a few that I have quite a few favorites from.

  • System of a Down
  • Jon Bellion
  • Bo Burnham
  • Melanie Martinez
  • Billie Eilish
  • Lofi (especially covers of songs)
  • ABBA
  • AJR
  • Glass Animals




  • Pen pal letters/new pen friends
  • Beginner's Japanese workbooks/textbooks
  • Kawaii sticker sheets/loose stickers
  • Any cute sticker sheets/loose stickers in general
  • Amazon gift cards
  • Cute postcards for my postcard binder (used or new)
  • Stationery for pen pal letters
  • Handmade cards addressed to me
  • ATCs and Memorydex's
  • Recipes for baking and dinner foods
  • Used postage stamps from India, South Korea, Japan, China, etc.




Poohtat rated for 3 Things In An Envelope INTL #17 on Mar 23, 2023
Comment: Thank you for the lovely swap. Happy swapping
littlepinecone rated for Stickers and a Sketch - March on Mar 23, 2023
Comment: Thanks so much for all the really cute stickers, and your beautiful artwork! I love the woodland theme! Thanks so much for really going above and beyond in this swap, I loved everything!
Snaileditcrafts rated for ATC/Butterflies on Mar 22, 2023
Comment: šŸ¦‹šŸ¦‹šŸ¦‹šŸ¦‹šŸ¦‹I am so impressed with drawing talent, I wish I could draw. Thank you so much for the awesome butterfly ATC and the extras. Happy spring!
luv2kraft rated for ATC/Butterflies on Mar 21, 2023
Comment: Thanks for the lovely blue butterfly. Appreciate the extras.
aurelas rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #335 on Mar 21, 2023
Comment: The stickers are soooo cute! Thank you! I'll be writing back :)
HushedKitty rated for Good Day Tarot PC #2 on Mar 20, 2023
Comment: Thank you for my reading! You nailed it -- I signed a new client the day your card arrived. As you say, "the potential is limitless!"
papercraft70 rated for AMA: More Heart Love PC - Mar on Mar 20, 2023
Comment: Thank you for the big ā¤ļø and lots of mini hearts. :)
SunflowerRose rated for would you rather 5 intern on Mar 19, 2023
Comment: I agree 2000%
Comment: Thank you for the bookstore PC. I just finished The Music of Bees and really enjoyed it.
coolcamaro rated for Bad joke postcard swap #8 on Mar 18, 2023
Comment: Thank you very much for the cool card of the Fox West Theater. It looks like a beautiful theater.
AliceH rated for Everybody has 6 names international on Mar 15, 2023
Comment: This swap was so fun... Lil'waffle is the best hahaha
Comment: Hi Katie! Thank you so much for the stickers and the postcards you sent to me:) I love them!!!
Comment: Katie!!! I LOVE everything about what you sent!! The card is gorgeous, and I love how you used the stickers inside (I may borrow that idea!). And mermaid stickers!!!! Thank you sooo much!! A million hearts and best wishes to you!! ā¤ļøšŸ“¬ā¤ļø
NRGordon rated for would you rather 5 usa on Mar 10, 2023
Comment: Thanks for the swap and the lovely PC. It has been getting warm here all winter... 46 degrees one day and 12 below zero the next night. We gat a foot of snow and it all melts away within a few days.
NRGordon rated for ANY CARD AND FOLLOW THE PROMPT #49 on Mar 10, 2023
Comment: Thanks for the swap and the lovely PC. I always enjoy the swaps listing songs. I often find new artists and tunes to enjoy.
Comment: I really laughed when I read your rapper name. Thanks for all your answers.
squince rated for IT'S YOUR CHOICE #11 on Mar 10, 2023
Comment: Thank you!
Comment: Thanks Katie! I live the stickers and paper!!! šŸ’œ
CMBOND rated for Everybody has 6 names pc swap on Mar 10, 2023
Comment: Love all the names and the postcard, thank you.
Aseret25 rated for Bad joke postcard swap #8 on Mar 10, 2023
Comment: This is a good "bad" joke! My dad is a golfer, I'm going to send this one to him!

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funstuff on Mar 17, 2023:

In AATW. Thank you for all of the wonderful postcards. I loved and have use for all but plan to keep the FDR ones which I will keep. Doris

yvonne401 on Mar 16, 2023:

AATW March:. Thank you very much for the tea, postcards, prayer card and dog stickers! I appreciate you thinking of me!



SuperNay on Mar 13, 2023:

I just found the stamps you included!!!!! Thank you :)

SuperNay on Mar 13, 2023:

Thank you for the wish for AATW! I love EVERYTHING you sent. The stickers are so fun, the teeny tiny rabbits are adorable. Love the glow in the dark and universe stickers, as I enjoy anything glow in the dark, as well as stickers and especially anything related to the universe as it is just awe inspiring. The Sanrio stationary is EEK adorable. Thank you for putting in such effort to make completely lovely happy mail. It is so appreciated and being sick now for the past two weeks it was such a blessing to recieve this in the mailbox today. :)

Highlander18 on Mar 10, 2023:

ā¤ļøā¤ļøā¤ļø Thank you very much for the March AATW - love the dragonfly stickers!!!!

debbiespoms on Mar 9, 2023:

Hi again Katie! You out did yourself again, granting me another wish via AATW March wishes. But I thank you from the bottom of my heart, for the ATC kit with instructions, stamps, Kawaii paper, and stickers. i look forward to trying my hand at the ATC"s. I was never any good at paper crafts. Except card making. But I absolutely love all that you sent me, again.

Tricia22 on Mar 9, 2023:

Katie, Thank you so much for the postcards and forever stamps for AATW March wishes

SharMarie513 on Mar 8, 2023:

Katie! Those postcards are amazing! You are so sweet and so very generous. Iā€™m super excited to sit down and take a closer look at them all and try and do some translating lol! THANK YOU!!ā¤ļøšŸ„°

debbiespoms on Mar 8, 2023:

Hi Katie! Thank you so much for brightening my day, granting a wish for me through AATW March wishes, with an Amazon order of Fairy note cards. I love them so much! I can't thank you enough for them. But I will use them proudly. Thank you for being so thoughtful. Virtual hugs to you!

orneryswife on Feb 28, 2023:

Thank you for the birthday wishes for my AATW February wishlist

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