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BennysMumma

BennysMumma
Date Joined: January 9, 2012
Last Online: December 15, 2019
Birthday: June 3, 1977
Country: United States
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About Me

me & benny

I am mom to a sweet, special boy with Autism. He's my world and when I'm not busy with him, I love crafting and learning new things. I've been married for 18 years now to my sweet husband.

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I love anything purple, hedgehog, tigers, pigs, pumpkins and zombies (interesting combo, huh?

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Purple is my favorite color, all kinds of purple, however, I also like pinks, brighter blues, kelly greens and black/white/red combos.

I dabble in a little of everything, including painting, sewing both machine and by hand, duct tape crafts, quilting, scrapbooking (digital) and more that I can't think of right now. I'm also always up for learning new crafts.

I love making and receiving handmade items, so chances are you'll receive at least one handmade item in a swap from me. If you prefer not handmade, please pm me ;)

If I don't send my swaps early, I will ALWAYS send on time. I rate for every swap that I receive and would ask that I be rated as well, please. It really sucks to send something that you've put time and effort into and get no response from whom you've sent to.

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what I pledged

Benny

Benny

Benny is 15 years old. He's my little St. Patrick's Day boy, born in the middle of a snowstorm :) He has low-functioning, severe classic Autism and is, for the most part, non-verbal. He loves anything to do with the Wiggles (old Wiggles with Greg/Jeff/Anthony/Murray, not the new ones) and Elmo.

He really loves The Jungle Book and The Lion King.....we've been through about 20 books of each of them as he keeps ripping them apart, so if you have an extra your child no longer wants, he'd always love an extra copy to read/destroy ;)

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Favorite Music

I'll listen to anything except polka, but my favorites are Bon Jovi, Adam Lambert, Jack Johnson, Bee Gees, Bruno Mars, Andy Grammer, Fun, Hozier, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats....................

Favorite Books

Twilight series, Harry Potter, Sookie Stackhouse series, J.D. Robb series, harlequin romances, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Divergent Series, Fault in our Stars

I'm also on the hunt for the last 2 books of the Dark Tower series by Stephen King: No. 6 - Song of Susannah and No. 7 - The Dark Tower. If you have them and don't want them any more, I'd love to set up a trade for them!

Favorite Movies

Twilight series, Despicable Me, Guardians of the Galaxy, Inside Out (especially Sadness), Pacific Rim, Big Hero 6, Frozen, Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribean series, Shaun of the Dead, Rio, The Lorax, Harry Potter, anything Disney, love most horror movies too!

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We are Groot

Favorite Television

Doctor Who, The Walking Dead, South Park, Game of Thrones, This is Us, Bob's Burgers, American Idol, Code Black, Glee, Big Bang Theory, Wheel of Fortune - watch this with my son every night ;)

Wishes

Anything purple is cool

A poppet! I love these dolls and would love to trade for one. I would trade anything I can make for a poppet!

I love handbags, especially handmade

"Teesha Moore" patches....I love these and would love to have others' artwork to make a bag from them (can find them on craftster.org and I have a few that I've made posted on my flickr, also have a board dedicated to them on my pinterest)

Pictures/drawings/stuffies/jewelry of hedgehogs, tigers or cute piggies

I can't crochet to save my life, but would swap anything I can make if someone would crochet me a pair of fingerless gloves ;) - Thank you to @ladeebug for the beautiful gloves!

Puzzle pieces and anything else to do with Autism.

And I am completely OBSESSED with the Minions (little yellow guys) from the movie Despicable Me. ;)

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Dislikes

Banana, coconut, really strong scents, make-up, hello kitty, postcards, scrapbooking stuff (I have way too much and I only do digital now)

Seeds....I live in an apartment and can't grow anything anyways.

I can't wear earrings so please don't send any....I wouldn't be able to use them.

That's about it :)

Allergies

VERY allergic to CATS/Dogs, (please let me know if you have any so I can watch for hair)

Cigarette smoke (I understand that I might have a partner who smokes and just ask that if you do smoke, could you just send me a heads up letting me know?)

I recently discovered I'm allergic to copper, so if sending jewelry, no copper please. Also a newly discovered allergy (oh joy)....I am SEVERELY allergic to FLAX so if sending fabrics, skip the linen please as it MAY contain flax fibers. I can't even touch it.

Ratings

keahirada rated for SECRET SANTA on Dec 7, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the beautifully wrapped presents and for letting me know it was here so i could find it in our crazy mail room! I will write more when i open on... Christmas!!!
Response: Ahhhh, the suspense is killing me if you like it or not. Guess I'll be patient, but I'm glad it got to you ok :) Merry Christmas!
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Comment: OMG! Dinosaurs!!! I love the bronto painting! It's in the top two of my favorite paintings that you've done for me (up there with the shark). The T-Rex plushie is sooooo cute!!! It looks professionally made. You did a kickass job! He's so soft and cuddly! You really made my day! Thank you so much!
kiddomerriweather rated for Negative Space Patch on Nov 20, 2019
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Comment: Love, love, love my Batman patch! It's probably one of my favorite patches of all time! Thank you so much!
dartha rated for LBoE - Lucky Parcels on Nov 18, 2019
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Comment: I can't tell you how in awe I am for the amazing box of goodies you sent. Your wand is the coolest EVER!!! and I LOVE LOVE LOVE Lavender - she is adorable. Thank you so very much for everything!!!!
Response: You're very welcome. That wand was definitely my favorite of the package, so much fun to make :)
makestuff rated for Teesha Bag Time Again! on Oct 21, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much for the awesome Teesha bag!!! I absolutely love it. Each patch is very special and unique. I appreciate all the time you spent making it. Thank you!
Response: I'm so happy you like it
esew123 rated for LBoE - Flat Sally Bookmark on Jul 30, 2019
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Comment: cute dolly. Like a ladybug. Thank you! :-)
Response: I'm glad you like her!
makestuff rated for LBoE - Bunny Stuffie on Jul 11, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much for the SUPER CREEPY CUTE bunny!! I love his eyes. And he looks so formal in red and black. His tail is awesome. Thanks!
Response: Sweet! I wasn't sure if I succeeded in the creepy cute category ;) I'm glad you like his fabulous self!
kfaye rated for LBoE - Junker Jane/Zetti doll anyone? on Jul 2, 2019
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Comment: it's so sweet :) Thank you
Response: I'm glad you like her :)
makestuff rated for LBoE - Paint with me :) on Jun 18, 2019
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Comment: Omygosh!!! I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE Grover so much!! He's going on the wall in my room right away. You did an amazing job. Thank you!
Response: Thank you so much! He was wicked hard to part with :)
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Comment: Beautiful work my friend. I love all the paintings and thank you for personalizing it to some of our similar interests. I can tell you put your heart and soul into this book. I really appreciate all that you have done.
Response: I'm so glad you like it! I had maybe too much fun painting in the book ;)
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Comment: Think you had me mixed up with some one else. I live on the 12 floor by pentagon β™₯️ Ill be at epcot on mother’s day. Cant wait
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty mothers day card I enjoyed it. Enjoy your day
sherba31 rated for Crazy Patches - Anything Goes! on Apr 26, 2019
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Comment: As always, thanks for the great patches! If I ever get my mom's sewing machine to work, I'm all over crazy quilting. The big flowers and bird embellies are terrific as well.
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Comment: Thank you! This was such a darling easter basket! My daughter's loved being included and getting some chocolate! I loved everything....expecially the sloth socks....so cute!!!
Response: I'm glad you like it, I had fun painting the basket. Hope you and the girls have a Happy Easter!
Ace330660 rated for LBoE - Whimsey Jar of Happy :) on Mar 26, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely jar ! I will definitely be using that for something I want to display ! I appreciate the stamps and ink as well. What a fun swap !
Rainydancer rated for Profile Based Paintings on Mar 13, 2019
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Comment: Beautiful painting! Thanks so much, I love jellyfish, and the colors you used! Thanks for swapping with me :-)
Response: Any time, let me know if you'd like to swap again neighbor! :)
kiddomerriweather rated for "Pun"ny Patches on Mar 7, 2019
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Comment: Such a cute and hilarious patch! I love this pun so much. Thank you!
makestuff rated for LBoE - Hero Ninnis on Feb 12, 2019
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Comment: Wow thank you so much for the Freddie doll! I love the cape and the moustache! He even had little white pants with red stripes on the side. Great job! Thanks again!
kiddomerriweather rated for An *Artist* inspired Patch on Jan 29, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the awesome patch! It was cool to see your rendition of The Starry Night. We all recreated that painting in remarkably different ways and they were all beautiful. This was a fun swap.
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Comment: The stormy rain cloud is so adorable! I love his derpy buck teeth. Thanks for another awesome swap!

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Comments

StagKing on Jul 19, 2019:

Thank you for the birthday wishes! It is much appreciated! :)

kiddomerriweather on Jun 10, 2019:

Thank you for the birthday wishes!

CurlyTea on Jun 3, 2019:


Happy Birthday!

kiddomerriweather on Apr 30, 2019:

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makestuff on Feb 12, 2019:

Thank you again for the wonderful Freddie doll. I love him! And thanks for the kind words about my Mrs. Maisel. Let me know if you want to do a private swap sometime!

jinxspinx on Nov 27, 2018:

Hello! I received the secret santa gift over the weekend and wanted to tell you that i cannot wait to open it on christmas! Thank you again! <3

CurlyTea on Oct 31, 2018:


Happy Halloween!

CurlyTea on Aug 16, 2018:


Never hide your wings!

kiddomerriweather on Jul 19, 2018:

Thanks for Gangsta' Possum!!!

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