Swap-bot Time: August 19, 2019 1:40 am


Date Joined: December 1, 2007
Last Online: August 18, 2019
Birthday: May 8, 1956
Country: United States
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About Me

PLEASE NOTE: If I mark a swap as being sent and that day has no mail delivery, it's because I put it in a USPS box by our mail room (which is right down the hall from me).

If it's not in the box by the time the mail comes, it doesn't get picked up till the next day so when I put a letter in the box in the evening or on the weekend and it shows marked as being sent on a Sunday or the prior day is marked sent and the postmark shows the following day, this is why ...

I mark sent as soon it goes into our USPS box because I'm afraid if I didn't, that I'd totally forget and wouldn't mark it sent at all. Old age? Perhaps! lol

Hi! My name is Debi and am a 63 year old Christian woman and I would love to hear from anyone who was born on that exact same day, which is May 8, 1956. I've looked for years but as of yet have not found anyone on that exact day.

A bit about me, I'm divorced, have 2 kids who are grown and on their own and also have 7 grand-kids and am a GREAT-Grandma to Jax and Kayden and baby Madilynn was born @ 12:06 a.m., Oct. 25, 2018.

Besides my kids and grand-kids, I have a very spoiled cat named Kyla, who turned 9 on July 22nd [Yep, that's her in the picture below!]

Well, she did and she didn't (turn 9, that is) 'cuz ya see, I've always heard that cats age 7 years to a persons 1 year and if that's the case then, Kyla turned 9 , so - times that by 7 and voila! Ky and I are both now ... 63! LOL

No fair, she looks far better than I do at this age! Ha! Ha!


Seeking Business Cards

I am just starting a new hobby of collecting Business Cards but after a very short time I realized that I need to be selective in the ones I collect.

There are a few specific categories that I really want to collect now and those are:

  • Any and all law enforcement business cards

  • Any and all U.S. military business cards

  • Any sports related business cards

Aside from these, I'd also love any dance related business cards (such as from ballet studios and such.)

But, if I had my choice - by far I would much rather have the law enforcement and the military cards!

Thanks so much for taking the time to look!

Favorite Crafts

  • Plastic canvas
  • Bullet Journaling
  • Smashbooks
  • Junk Journals

I also love vintage photos as well, especially the regular sized pictures of anybody [don't worry, if the photo isn't identified and you don't know who the person is ... I'll give them a name. LOL]

Now, can you just see my daughter going through junque journals after I'm gone and seeing someone in it named Uncle Dan or Aunt Isabelle and her sitting there wondering why I had never told her about them.

Then she'd wonder what side of the family and hey, maybe even look at other family pics trying to find similarities to her "new kin" she didn't know about. Ha! Ha!

Maybe I really ought to tell her about the pics and make sure she knows any in the junque journals and such aren't gonna be family pics. (Hopefully I'll remember to tell her .... lol)

I love paper crafts and have a hard time throwing any papers away and though I have a lot of papers [many bits and pieces], I still would welcome any sent. Love cute pictures!

My Likes & Dislikes

  • Postcards [or pictures] of carousels

  • Would absolutely love and treasure any postcards of: Swansea,MA; Gone With the Wind; Carousels and any on the Royal Family, Downton Abbey or those that might have a writing in a different language on the front!

  • I would love a card from Yulee, Florida if anyone were to have one!

  • Pretty cancelled stamps

  • Anything on or about the Royal Family [especially Princess Di, William, Kate and the kids and or Prince Harry and Megan and their babies (when she has them, that is!)

I really have no special love for Price Charles or Camilla so would not like anything about them.

  • I absolutely adore fine nibbed fountain pens and writing with them! Nope, I'm not hinting or asking for any because I have plenty of them, but just throwing in here with my likes, how much I love writing with them. I'd never used one until December 2015 and I immediately fell in love the minute I put the pen to paper!


  • Anything with skulls

  • Anything dark or evil

  • No adult themes

Private Letter Swaps

AT THE PRESENT TIME, I CAN ONLY DO E-MAIL SWAPS AND WOULD PREFER THOSE WERE ONES WITH WRITING PROMPTS (One day I will return to handwriting long letters but at this time, I just can't.) Oh, and it's not about not being to afford the postage or anything, it's for entirely other reasons.

I love doing letter swaps but due to postage, I limit those to people here in the US.

Please, if you love writing letters and ...

  1. Aren't a flaker

  2. You write more than just a "note" [to me, actually ... any letter under 5 pages front and back, to me ... IS "just a note"!]

  3. Have legible writing that I can read [Lord, I know I sound picky but there's nothing worse than getting a nice letter to read but you can't make the words out and it happens far more than I would ever have thought it would. It's very frustrating!

    ... Feel free to send me a message if you'd like to do a one on one letter swap with me.

I love getting letters from those who put some thought or effort into their letters as I do and I guess what I mean by thought or effort is that you ... write a long enough letter.

It doesn't have to be written about anything in particular and in fact as for myself, I gab about anything, everything and sometimes even nothing at all. LOL

I'm just not one to like short letters, and even less is liking ones with huge writing that are trying to just fill up a page and are saying nothing in the process, just to hurry and get a swap completed. lol]

Some Helpful Tips

The following is copied from my friend, Karla's swap-bot page (she's no longer @ swap-bot), sadly to say so I thought I'd borrow these and put on my page so I can get to them quicker when needed.


Here on Swap-bot, you will probably always use stationEry with an E. Stationery with an E is writing materials, as pens, pencils, paper, and envelopes. If it helps, here are some ways people remember which spelling to use.

Remember that just like writing letters, we also write e-mails. E-mail begins with the letter E ... so since we write letters and we write e-mails, remember the E in e-mail and use the word stationEry.

Also ...

Let the E in StationEry make you think of an Envelope!

Think of the word StationEry because it means pEns and pEncils.

The alternative, stationAry is ONLY used to describe something that is not moving, still, staying in one place or position, immobile, or not changing.


If you want to trick out your profile, with links, pictures, etc., here is a helpful post from Swap-bot's blog. Click here.

Thanks go to @tiggerkitn25 for this link to an assortment of characters you can copy and paste into your profile, swaps, groups, and posts.


Just enclose the URL in parentheses and then use whatever word you want to make clickable (for example "link") and enclose it in brackets right before the parentheses'd URL. So if you wanted to say "Here's the link" and make the word "link" clickable, just enclose the word "link" in brackets (don't use my quotation marks) and immediately after the word in brackets, put your URL which is enclosed in parentheses.

Just remember brackets then parentheses.

So, it's like this (now, right below this is an example). Okay - there is a space between the ] at the end of where it says link and the first ( at the beginning of the http://). To make this work, you have to take that space out. I didn't do it here because if I had, it would have done it and I wouldn't have been able to show you how to do it.

[link] (http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/163848)

With the space taken out between the end bracket and open parenthesis, will give you a clickable word "link".

For those who haven't done and want to try it out, you can try it in your comment section on your swap-bot profile page!


Pick the emoji's out you want then click copy button at bottom of page then click ctrl+V to paste them in.

🌸 🌸 🌸 Emojicopy - Click here!


Zefaniya rated for CPG Aug '19 Senders Choice PC - US on Aug 17, 2019
Comment: Thanks :)
Response: You're welcome - thanks so much for the rating!
Comment: thank you for the PC. Best wishes for your cat, I hope she is doing better <3
Response: Thank you for the rating and for thinking of Kyla. She is doing okay with the exception that she still has not drank any water since I brought her home that day (August 7th!!) She has been eating canned food due to them pulling her tooth and they say that she's getting enough fluids that way. She was a big drinker before and for the life of me, I can not figure out why she won't drink her water now. I literally measure it out in a measuring cup and then when I change it, I do the same and that's how I know she hasn't been drinking it. She has an appt. this coming Monday so we'll see what the vet has to say.
LindaW rated for Inspiring Article Swap on Aug 15, 2019
Comment: I read that friendship story before in Readers Digest or Guideposts. It brings tears to my eyes. Beautiful story on true friendship.
Response: Thanks for both ratings - for this and the bible study swap. I appreciate them. So happy that you liked that story but sorry it was a repeat for you. It really was an awesome story ... yes. : )
LindaW rated for Bible Study ~ Jesus Christ on Aug 15, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the answers to the Bible study. Thanks also for the bookmarks and lined cards. Where did you buy them? I’d like to buy some.
Response: Linda, the cards I bought at Dollar General (do you have those in Hawaii? Just curious!)
Comment: Thank you for sharing where to visit in Titusville PA. I hope to get there someday
Response: You're so welcome. And, thank you for the 5 and the heart! : )
cayers2 rated for Ask me anything! ~ e-swap #9 on Aug 10, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for your answers. I sure did enjoy reading them!
Response: Thanks so much for the great rating and I'm so glad that you enjoyed reading what I wrote. : )
Kokoxo rated for Penmanship and Notecards on Aug 8, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for your letter! Your handwriting is absolutely beautiful! I enjoyed reading about your favorite summer activity and about where you live. It put a smile on my face. Thank you again :)
Response: Oh my gosh, thank you so much (for the compliment on my writing) because I have been working on it but still don't have it to where I'm totally happy with it but I must say that I feel better about it now than I did! I'm glad you liked reading the notecard. Have a wonderful day! (Okay, so it's a quarter till midnight right now so instead I'll say, have a fabulous day tomorrow! Smile!)
LadyJo rated for PW ~ Notecard and a 2 page letter on Aug 7, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the pretty notecard filled with verses! I enjoyed reading your letter and learning about the index cards. I did check the website out! Wow! Another cool thing!
Response: Thanks so much for the 5 and the heart, Jo and yeah, I love doing the index cards, it is fun! Have a wonderful day! : )
kittyfun rated for CPG - Prompt PC #1 - US Only on Aug 6, 2019
Comment: Thank you!
Response: You're so welcome. Have a great day!
Comment: Love the cruise boat PC! A private pool would be nice, especially with this heat wave of a summer we're all having.
Response: I totally agree about a private pool being nice (I want one but I live in an apt. house with 63 apartments and unfortunately no pools allowed here. Darn! lol) Thanks for the 5 and the heart. I appreciate both!
AZmom875 rated for Just Randomness Giveaway #4 on Jul 28, 2019
Comment: Keep cool
Response: Thanks for the great rating!
Comment: Hi Debi! Cool card! Does her swimsuit have POCKETS?! Yes, it's hot here, but after going to Michigan for a week recently I can say that it might just be hotter up north right now. WOW. We couldn't wait to get back to Atlanta to be cooler, lol. Thanks! :):):)
Response: I'm glad you liked the card. It's for sure been hot up this way lately (NW PA) but while in Michigan, I hope you had some kind of fun while you were there! Have a wonderful day. : )
24Donna rated for Bible Study on Envy on Jul 23, 2019
Comment: Thank you for sharing! These studies help me to remember truths, so enjoy doing then and then reading my partners answers as well! Also thank you for the cards!
Response: Have an awesome day, Donna and I'm glad you liked the cards. Thanks so much for the rating!
KarenFife rated for PW ~ Postcard with Bible Verse on Jul 18, 2019
Comment: Thank you, Debi. That's a great verse to think about every day!
Response: You're so welcome, Karen. Thanks so much for the great rating! : )
Daycie rated for ☆ EMAIL QUESTIONS #7 ☆ on Jul 13, 2019
Comment: Thank you for your lovely email. I enjoyed reading all of your answers. It was nice to read about your likes and dislikes. I also really enjoyed the things you told about your antique desk, very inspiring. Maybe I'm gonna do some of these things as well. 😁
Response: Hi - thanks so much for the 5 and heart and I'm so glad that you liked my e-mail. I "LOVE" these kind of swaps! Have a wonderful day. : )
bythelakemom rated for REAL QUICK PC Swap on Jul 12, 2019
Comment: thanks for a lovely card.
Response: You're welcome - I'm so glad you liked it. Thanks for the 5 and the heart!
NRGordon rated for ☆ EMAIL QUESTIONS #7 ☆ on Jul 12, 2019
Comment: Thank you for your answers. I enjoyed them. I can relate your not-really-vegetarian to my desire to limit my sugar intake. Do you know how many different ways there are to not say “sugar”? There are a lot!
Response: Thanks so much for the great rating, Neal. Oh man, yes - I can just imagine the ways to have to not say sugar ... that'd be really, REALLY hard!
danyelle15 rated for 21 Bible Verses Writing Challenge on Jul 12, 2019
Response: Thank you so much for the great rating! : )
paperlover rated for ☆ EMAIL QUESTIONS #7 ☆ on Jul 11, 2019
Comment: Thank you for sharing your answers
Response: Thanks so much for rating (and especially for the heart!) Have a wonderful day!
BeHappyToday rated for PC Swap - Yuck, not my style! on Jul 1, 2019
Comment: I understand your selection of this PC all too well! Lol. Thank You Debi!
Response: Thanks for the rating and the understanding as well. Have a wonderful day!

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LindaW on Aug 15, 2019:

The verse on the bookmarks 1 Peter 5:7 really is a blessing to me. It was a memory verse of mine way back when I was a young Christian.

Fritosmom on Jun 1, 2019:

Hello again, I received your wonderful letter and goodies. You are very kind and thoughtful.

BlueberryLady on May 19, 2019:

Belated Birthday Hugs for You ! ! !

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on May 12, 2019:

Fairwind on Dec 30, 2017:

Quick and Easy Profile Message Swap-- Hello Debi, It was interesting to read you live in Titusville. My grandmother's sister lived there here entire adult life and my grandmother also lived there with her on and off at times. I remember seeing the photos and hearing the stories about life there. I liked hearing about the Amish they would see from time to time. I hope you have a lovely New Year's 2018!!!!

TereDiane1954 on Apr 18, 2016:

I got your nice long letter today, Debi. (When you write a letter, you don't mess around with three lines, do you?) I enjoyed it so much! And I like the brochures about the history of Titusville and the fun things there are to do. Many thanks, and a big hug♥

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