Swap-bot Time: October 19, 2018 2:38 am


Date Joined: January 28, 2012
Last Online: October 18, 2018
Birthday: September 20, 1954
Country: United States

Favorite Music

Love Most Any Country Western Music- I love to Sing Hymns right from the Hymnal. Not too much into modern Christian Music ( I will listen to some ) ..There is a lot of meaning in the old Hymns... Instrumental-Guitar, Piano,Dulcimer, Folk Music, Listen to mostly top 40 on Country Radio while in Car... ..

Favorite Books

Mostly Fiction- Books about: Amish Life, Cook books, Old West, American Indians, Paperback Historical Romances, poetry, Gardening, Bread Baking, any Crafts- Crochet, Quilting. Paper Crafts, DIY -- Christian Fiction, Old Devotionals, I am at Library every other Week...
+ Kindle and Book Bub. Getting so Large Print is much easier to Read..

Favorite Movies

Hallmark Movies, Old Westerns, ...Martial Arts, History, some chick flicks. Family Type Movies. and PixL Channel for Faith and Family Type Movies - Really haven't had time to sit down to watch many movies, Going to check out Pure Flix.

Favorite Television

HGTV, DIY, Cooking channel, Food, History Channel, Hallmark shows... Discovery and Travel Channels, National Geographic... I Do Not like anything SCAREY...zombies etc.. Not too much Syfy either..

America's Got Talent, ,, American Idol, The Voice,,, Bachelor and Bachelorette, Dancing competitions, Undercover Boss, ...Life Below Zero , Mountain Men, ....Alaskan Frontier, , Barnwood Builders, , Remodeling Shows, .. Quilting Shows if I can find them... , Gardening Shows.


Check out Rug Mugs or Potholders on Pinterest Oh MY could look on there for hours..

Crochet, Quilting ( I am a Wannabe), Sewing, Card making. Bookmark making, a little Painting..Pen and Ink... Love Decoupage

Wishing for: Different Textured Card stock, Mulberry papers, Parchment type paper, Old Linen Paper, ..Paper with Birds or flowers ( even pieces of Wrapping paper ) . I recycle lots...

Pieces of old Lace or crocheted edgings, Doilies, Ribbons any size or color, New or Vintage Postcards from your State, Small Flat Charms to hang off Bookmarks, embellishments, 4"x6" Recipe Cards, , Unique Buttons, Small Scraps of Fabric at least 4 inches Square, Different kinds of Twine and Cording Raffia, Hemp, Jute, Vintage Labels -- Easy Crochet Pattern instructions,....Small Leather scraps, .. Love Anything Hand Made by You

Like to do

We have 40+ Blueberry Bushes as well as other Berries Weeds come Free - LOL 2018 Garden Planning- Anything about Gardening, Flowers, Plants, Birds, Mother Earth News, Prevention, Organic Gardening, 2016- New Planter Boxes for the Garden
Love Wood shelves etc. Little pottery vases, ( small for the Windowsill), Wendel August Forge Products., Love Hand made Wood Baskets or Wicker Baskets., Picnic Baskets. I love Baking Pies, Scones, Home made Bread and Muffins. "Did I forget to tell you that I make Home made Cheesecake"..

, I collect Wood Picnic Baskets ( great for storage of other stuff I collect like the Doilies), old Children's Grade School Readers and other Books that catch my eye at yard sales etc., Old household Linens - Old dishtowels, doilies, dresser scarves with crocheted edgings, Hand made wood crafts- We have a hand carved wood hay fork. and big Carved Wooden Spoons . and Wood Saw. Vintage Kitchen tools and Rolling pins. and antique early American furniture. Love Yard and Estate sales, Auctions..., Flea Markets,Thrift Stores, I found some 5 More pieces of Pottery at an Antique Store-this summer that have Blueberries on them.

About Me

I have 3 sons, Justin, Adam, Zach -- Husband Bill is 66 and Retired. He was a Tool&Die Maker at a Molded Plastics Plant. and is the Chief Lawn Mower/tiller Man. ( and dishwasher :D ) ! ! ! I have 4 Grandchildren- 3 grandsons( 15,11,9) and 1 Granddaughter age 8 ( she is into Ballet,Tap and jazz Dancing and has decided to take Swimming Lessons so she can do Synchronized Swimming. ).
I drink mostly Water and Green Tea- Love this made into Sun Tea ! ! , White Tea, Herbal Tea, Love Raspberry, Blueberry,Blackberry, Peach,other similar Fruity Teas, , don't care for the Strong Flavor of black teas or the Spicy ones Still love a Cold Glass of milk ! !

NON SMOKER Please do not send me swap items that smell like Cigarette Smoke

RECYCLE What ever I can.... you will see that I recycle Food Boxes into packages for Swaps..( Cake mix, Brownie, Cereal, Cracker) Raised on a Farm, Nature Lover, Wildflowers, Wildlife... like the outdoors when I am not at work.

I like the Darker Blues like navy, Blue Denim colors, Jewel tones, Not really into pinks or Yellow to wear, but finding I am liking shades of Purple, Violet, Plum. lavender, lilac.

Don't care for the "Chocolate Browns" or the "Grays" that decorators use...
I love the look and feel of Natural woods. Oak and other grained woods. + old Barn wood.

sort of independent, sometimes conservative, prefer to stay out of the lead or limelight..Don't like Controlling people or wimps.... I don't Care for People who don't have COMMON SENSE or know how to use it... or Swappers who can't follow the Swap Requirements I am 63 yr old, hard to believe that I don't feel like 63.. I feel like I am about 35... :D (Most Days! ).

Always look Forward to receiving a Note or Letter you have Written to me included in the Card or package..Love Reading about YOU , your family, Your Day, what you are Reading or watching on TV or Movies....

My Work... and Education

I work for Comfort Keepers. Non-Medical In-Home Care for Seniors... I have been with this company for 14 yrs as of 9-9-2018, We do on line classes we take to keep us up to date... This Agency is all around the USA and in other Countries... I worked almost 9 yrs in a Nursing/Rehab Home in the Activity Dept. / Recreational Activities with Residents. I am a State Tested Nursing Assistant (License with State of Ohio-since 1996), and attended a Wonderful Seminar in Dublin, Ohio as well as in Cleveland, Ohio..for Alzheimer's Patients and Music.

I used to Volunteer with Hospice of The Western Reserve here in Northeastern Ohio.

Never could afford to go to college. Did take a Cake Decorating Class and did that out of my Home for several Years.. Any skills have been self taught.

Where I Have Been....

Pennsylvania, New York State, Maryland, Colorado, Oklahoma, Four Corners Area out West, Washington DC area, Family Cottage on Middle Bass Island, Ohio,-- Arkansas, I have been to Bogota, Columbia SA, Texas and the New England States. 2017 went to Frankenmuth, Michigan ( Bavarian Style Town)

.Would like to go visit the Alaska and Washington State and Oregon . maybe the Dakotas .... Maybe Florida to see the Orange Trees.. also would like to visit Ireland and Scotland and Australia.

Rating.... and Flakers

August 2,, 2018 -- I will Rate you same day/next day that I Receive the Swap in the mail... I will always put my Swap-bot name and the name of the Swap on my package or Envelope**.
I love Hosting Swaps and try to make them interesting...and I check Your Ratings and Comments before Assigning Partners

"NOTE: I rate according to the criteria set for the Swap, so please follow it. I will PM you...

If you are going to be late, please let me know. I am very Understanding IF YOU Communicate with me BEFORE the Due Date.

If You do Not Contact me, I will not contact you before I rate. Also, I will not be Pressured into giving you a better rating just because you send Extras, so please don't try.".

If there is a Problem with anything I have sent you for a Swap - Please PM me ...before Commenting and I will contact you likewise

I have been Very Pleased with all of my Swaps and Thank You for the Wonderful Ratings and Hearts. and for the new Friends I have Made... ! ! ! I love Hosting Swaps too..


24Donna rated for TCHH ~ Homemade Post Card ~ Dog on Oct 17, 2018
Comment: I’m sorry I received this a couple of days ago but I’ve had bronchitis. Forgive me I normally rate same day? Thank you, it’s an adorable postcard! I love how you wrote out the names of your dogs all around it! I have a boxer his name is Kiefer! Have a blessed week!
Response: No Problem.. Hope you are feeling better!! thank you for the Heart !!! My Dog Katie just had her Supper..
Comment: Thank you ever so much Jean for all the lovely surpirses! You certainly made my day!
Response: Smile and thank you for the Heart..
Response: Thank you for the Heart !!
DixieDiane rated for CF: All Blue Envelope Swap on Oct 6, 2018
Comment: Thank you for your blue envie. I will recycle part of your envelope. It's too pretty not to. Thanks for all
Response: Blue is my favorite Color!! Thank you for the Heart...
LadyJo rated for TCHH ~ Seal & Send ~ Encouragement on Oct 6, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the nice envelope of encouragment. I enjoyed the list of encouraging words!
Response: Thank you for the Heart and Glad you enjoyed the "Encouragement"!!!
LadyJo rated for Yard Sale Surprise/September on Sep 27, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the great verse cards! They are so pretty! Have a great day!
Response: Thank you for the Heart..The Cards were a Lucky Find...
Comment: Thanks for the package. It's tucked safely in to my Christmas box!
Response: Thank you for the Heart..and Hope you can wait till Christmas to open...!!
TwinMom rated for TCHH: Fall Bucket List & Letter on Sep 16, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much! I really enjoyed your list and letter! Have A Happy Day! :)
Response: What an overflowing pail of Stuff to do...and I got another Client tacked onto my schedule Glad you liked my list and Letter. Thank you for the Heart. !!!
stormofangels rated for Handmade Collage Postcard on Sep 16, 2018
Comment: Love it! Hang in there, cooler weather is coming soon!
Response: Thank you for the Heart!!
Comment: I did a lot of the same things in home ec.
Response: Thank you for the Heart and enjoy your New dishcloth..Hugs.
Comment: Thank you for the recipes and note! Sounds like you have a massive garden!
Response: Thank you for the Heart... !!
LadyJo rated for HELLO Card— Five Partner Swap on Aug 28, 2018
Comment: Neat card! I reconized the blueberry paper! Thank you!
Response: Thank you for the Heart. !!!
Comment: Thank you for a sweet note! blessings
Response: Thank you for the Heart. Hugs.
Comment: Thanks for my package, will not be long until opening day.....lots of goodies for a big day...hope you are having a good rest of summer...❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Response: Thank you for the Heart !! Hugs..
TwinMom rated for TCHH: Recipe Cards & a Scripture on Aug 27, 2018
Comment: Thank you soooo much!!!! I love my dandelion bookmark! It is my new favorite! :) I was so happy when I saw it. It will be loved and used a lot. The recipe cards are awesome too. I think these are all new to me. Thank you for joining the swap!
Response: Thank you for the heart.. Hugs..
Comment: I love the all blue card, thank you! Great hearing from you and thanks for joining the swap!
Response: Thank you for the Heart...!!! Hugs.
TamiHope rated for HELLO Card— Five Partner Swap on Aug 26, 2018
Comment: Hi Jean! I love your card! And the blueberry notepad you used for the inside is perfect for you. :-) Thank you for such a pretty card and note. It was fun to hear from you!
Response: Thank you for the Heart!!!
rarjones rated for HELLO Card— Five Partner Swap on Aug 25, 2018
Comment: Thank you for your Hello note. Hope your water heater returns to normal soon for you. I am not a kitchen person to much... maybe deserts otherwise I enjoy a quick remedy to hunger - going out! lol
Response: Thank you for the Heart...Hugs... I love to cook and Bake but not Clean up..
24Donna rated for TCHH: PRAYER Scavenger Hunt on Aug 20, 2018
Comment: Thank you! Smart thinking on these letters, y was so hard for me! Have a blessed week!
Response: Thank You for the Heart !!! Hugs and Blessings !
Comment: Thank you for a lovely note and extras. How exciting for you to actually meet up with someone from the CF group. They are a special group of ladies for sure:) Blessings to you!
Response: Thank you for the Heart !! Blessings and Hugs..

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ladydy5 on Sep 23, 2018:

Happy belated birthday youngster😀

ladydy5 on Sep 23, 2018:

Happy belated birthday youngster😀

ArtyBeth3 on Sep 20, 2018:

Happy Birthday to you, from Oregon with love. :)

slckad on Aug 19, 2018:

Thank you for the kind hello and the Pennsylvania Swappers group invite! Looking forward to being a part of the group!

yvonne401 on Aug 19, 2018:

Hi Jean! Your welcome for the notecards. I'm improving day by day. It's been a long road. Thanks!



Queensmiley2530 on Aug 14, 2018:

Thank you for the lovely stamped images from CPS group

simcoe54 on Jun 29, 2018:

CPG: June Wishes -- Thanks for granting me some wishes. The postcards and notecards are wonderful and the postcards are perfect for my collection.

Ryleighsmom on Jun 29, 2018:

Thank you SO much for the birthday mail you sent Ryleigh!! She loved everything you sent! We really enjoyed the letter. You grandkids are blessed to have you! Thanks again! CPTG June wishes

PhoenixLM on Jun 26, 2018:

Your very welcome hope you enjoy them for years to come!

Marryth on Jun 26, 2018:

Thank you for the embroidery floss towards my CPG June wishes - I'm looking forward to getting a chance to use it! :)

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