Swap-bot Time: December 16, 2017 3:01 am


Date Joined: October 21, 2015
Last Online: December 15, 2017
Birthday: May 16
Country: China

About Me

Hi everyone!

I have recently returned to Swap Bot after a two-year hiatus while I finished my master’s degree. During this time I amassed a large collection of washi tapes and wanted to mark my return by hosting a washi swap.

When checking postmarks I'm usually in the future compared to most swappers (cool, huh?) That means the postmark will not match the send date assigned by Swap-Bot. The postmark will always be 1 day ahead due to the international date line. :)

I learned about swap-bot when I was looking for ideas on interesting things I could send to my penpals. :) I'm not new to snail-mail--I had been using Postcrossing on-and-off for 4 years when I signed up for Swap Bot, but now I mainly focus on my pen pals.

I'm sort of an introvert--I love being at home engaged in some sort of project. However, I'm not shy--I love to host events and never shy away from giving a speech or presentation to a crowd. Yet, I'm not an attention-seeker--I just like to share what I know, then get out of the spotlight.

I grew up on an island and love being at the beach or just being near the water. I don't remember ever not being able to swim and have fond memories of spending my summers at the beach (which happened to be in my backyard!) My favourite vacation spots are usually near a beach.

Favorite Crafts

I've been crafting for as long as I can remember. I was my maternal grandmother's only granddaughter (out of 9 grandchildren) and often crafted with her while the boys got up to trouble.

I would best describe myself as a dabbler as my work commitments keep me busy. I've recently been dabbling in

  • Cross-stitch (3 WIP!)
  • Crocheting
  • Bullet journaling

I love to visit the little shops in my city looking for adorable stationery items--I have an entire drawer full that, until now, I wasn't sure how to use. I'm sure I can everything I've collected to good use now.

Things I Appreciate

I love receiving any and all mail--I check my mailbox every day! However,if you need some ideas about what I might especially enjoy, here are some hints.

  • Jetoy items
  • Pusheen
  • Black tea
  • Letter sets (paper & envelopes)
  • Stickers
  • Typography-themed items
  • Cat-themed items.
  • Washi tape
  • Postcards--any type!
  • Any stationery item! (I love everything!)
  • Tea-themed items.
  • Adventure Time items
  • Geometric designs
  • Repeating patterns

I, by no means, expect any of my wishes to be fulfilled, so don't feel any pressure about what to send--I'm thrilled just by seeing an envelope or postcard waiting for me. :)

No Thank You!

There isn't much I don't like, but there are a few things I think would be put to better use by being sent to someone else.

  1. Religious items.
  2. Disney-themed items.
  3. Minion-themed items.
  4. Moomins (I feel like I'm the only person that doesn't like Moomins!)

If you're involved with a food-related swap with me, I am vegetarian (I eat dairy products and eggs) and I don't drink coffee!


mitsugi rated for cute cats postcard on Jan 29, 2016
Comment: Thank you for the card and stamps. :) Definitely check out Reddit! :)
slckad rated for Newbie Friendly Postcard Swap on Jan 14, 2016
Comment: Great job hosting this swap and I love the postcard you sent me!
Response: I'm glad you liked it! You were one of my swap partners for the cute cats postcard--funny how that works out sometimes.
riverwatcher rated for cute cats postcard on Jan 14, 2016
Comment: Thank you for the postcard. It is very cute! I like that it is a good luck cat.
MrsSunshine rated for Newbie Pen Pal Letter Swap on Jan 13, 2016
Comment: Thank you sending such a lovely letter. I will have a letter out to you by the first of next week. Take care.
thebeholder rated for Newbie Pen Pal Letter Swap on Jan 11, 2016
Comment: Hi there! I just got your lovely letter today! Thank you for the tuck ins--don't worry about it taking so long to arrive--international letters take a while. I enjoyed getting to know you and would love to become pen pals-I will be writing you back this week!
jlburke3 rated for Quick!! Prettiest Postcard Swap! on Jan 10, 2016
Comment: Hi Meghan, Thank you for the pretty postcard and the awesome stamps!
Comment: This time it got here!!! Thank you so much for the lovely items you sent me and your sweet message. We seem to love the same things - stationery, cats and being by the ocean at the beach 😊.
Response: I'm very happy this one arrived!
Umdragon rated for Any Recipe Swap! on Jan 3, 2016
Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely parcel!!!! Your lettering is beautiful! I cant believe your handwriting, its perfect! Also the green mail set and the stamps were beautiful. Im really happy you share your mom recipe with me :) greetings from Chile <3
Response: I'm glad you liked it! Thank you for the compliment--I've been practicing my handwriting! :)
gramsbuttonbox rated for New to Zentangling? on Dec 18, 2015
Comment: Oh what beautiful zentangled I see some pI'd never seen before! Thank you for joining my swap, I'm so glad it brought you back to the craft!
Response: I'm glad you enjoyed it and that the swap arrived safely!
sockerhamster rated for My Perfect Pet on Dec 8, 2015
Comment: How wonderful of you to take care of your cats! Lovely history of how you got them! So sorry to hear about it though, but Im glad they have a real home now!
rguldy rated for Any Recipe Swap! on Nov 30, 2015
Comment: Received your recipe today. Thank you so much for a Cottage Pudding recipe. I don't have a recipe for that and I cannot wait to try it. Don't worry about me reproducing it on the internet. I cherish all my recipes from my swap partners and I don't put them out there for everyone in the world to see.
Response: I'm glad you liked the recipe. Sorry for being so protective--old family recipe and all. :)
liveve308 rated for Scattergories-style Email Game on Nov 26, 2015
Comment: Sorry for the late reply, I already was on SB to rate e´when I got your email and then my brain decided to reroute and make me do something else >_> Looper is actually one of my favorite movies as I loev JGL andit's such a weird feeling to see him looking like Bruce Willis! Though I must say I hate my nieces legos, they're always all over the place and I keep walking over them and it hurts so bad D: Thanks for the answers!
Comment: Thank you for great stickers!
Response: Thanks! I'm relieved they arrived safely after such a long journey. :)
ladybehemot rated for My Perfect Pet on Nov 22, 2015
Comment: At first I thought you attached pictures of only one cat, but then I looked closer... :) They have to be related! Their ear shape and their marks are very similar.
Response: You're right--they are from the same cat colony--we're just not sure how they are related. Now that Leo is older I sometimes confuse him with Mimi if I just glance at him.
urbanguerilla rated for My Perfect Pet on Nov 21, 2015
Comment: Thank you! It was fun reading about your Mimi and Leo!
Copperluck rated for My Perfect Pet on Nov 17, 2015
Comment: Thank you for sharing your cats with me. I am so glad that their are people like you in the world who have rescued and given good homes to pets in need. Thank you. While I have my partners for this swap, I will email you my pets. I hope you don't mind.
Response: Thanks for the kind words. I would love to learn about your pets--please send away!
HOLDENV84 rated for Scattergories-style Email Game on Nov 15, 2015
Comment: Thank you for playing in this swap. The answers you gave were great and definitely makes you think about it!
Tone40ott rated for 12 Books To Read #2 on Nov 15, 2015
Comment: Thanks for your list. I found some interesting books there. Thanks:)
angeliccat15 rated for My Perfect Pet on Nov 15, 2015
Comment: thanks for your email. cute cats and they do look alike. I own 3 cats ( all boys), look after my sisters Syrian hamster named Jessie and I have a share horse named Buttons. ^-^
Empress27 rated for 12 Books To Read #2 on Nov 4, 2015
Comment: Interesting list, thanks!

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anrtist on Jan 2, 2016:

WISHING YOU a Very Happy 2016!!!
Blessings, cc

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