Swap-bot Time: August 19, 2018 10:38 am


Date Joined: January 28, 2012
Last Online: August 19, 2018
Birthday: September 20, 1954
Country: United States

Favorite Music

OOPS - someone sent me 2 doilies 1 is dark green and the other is ecru and a small Gold Stocking with embroidery that were wrapped in Gold and white tissue paper but some how I lost the outer wrapper with their name, swap name and name of the swap etc... so if you read this let me know so I can Thank You Got it in 2017.

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, 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 13 yrs as of 9-9-2017, 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..


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!
DixieDiane rated for CF - Sender's Choice Card on Aug 6, 2018
Comment: TY jean
JaMaJo rated for T.F. Stuff My Stocking/Tote - July on Jul 31, 2018
Comment: Thank you for whatever??? If I open the manila envelope, will it show what I got or is it wrapped? You have had me about three times for this swap. I hope I get to have you sometime or I hope you don't get me again so you can buy for someone else. LOL! I find it hard to wait to open all these little gifts but I will stick with my willpower. Thanks again! :)
Response: Oh its Wrapped... Smile, I know I was running out of ideas... Hope you like what I sent... Thank you for the Heart...
rarjones rated for CF: Pretty Paper Scraps Swap Cards on Jul 31, 2018
Comment: great swap cards. How fun you stitched in them too:) We need rain too... I just came in from watering the garden. thank you!
Response: Thank you for the Heart and Glad you liked them... We are getting more Rain today ( Tue 7/31/2018)
ArtyBeth3 rated for CF: Pretty Paper Scraps Swap Cards on Jul 28, 2018
Comment: What lovely swap cards you made for me!! I really like your color combinations and verses. The stitching on them was a neat embellishment. These will be hard to part with. LOL. Thanks again. :)
Response: Fun to make !! Easy to Stitch !! liked the Fabric ones too. Thank you for the Heart!!
Elyse rated for CFC: July 2018 Dishcloth on Jul 28, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for my beautiful dishcloth.It is beautiful. I dont crochet so really enjoy cloths that are crocheted. Love the knitted ones as well. Shucks, I love all dishcloths. Thanks again
Response: So glad it got to you so Quick.! thank you for the nice Comment and Heart !
Comment: Great swap! Thank you so much for so many usefull items!
Response: Thank you for the Heart... just got back on here (6 am) I couldn't connect with SB. Glad some can be of use..These Scavenger Hunts are fun and make you Think.
Comment: Great to know you better! Thank you!
Response: Thank you for the Heart... Hugs..
KatieKat rated for Write a Letter Quick Swap #21 on Jul 2, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for your letter Jean. I truly enjoyed reading it. I hope I will get the chance to write back between swaps. I hope work is going well! Cheers.
StephKelly369 rated for Chunk O Cardboard - June 2018 on Jun 29, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the chunk! Hopefully you get a lot of veggies from your garden.
Response: Thank you for the heart ! !
Comment: Your garden sounds nice! I have my veggie garden in a fully fenced in area to keep the varmits away, but the birds always peck my fruit trees the day before I plan on picking it!
Response: Hope you enjoy whats in the package, you can open early if you want to...thank you for the Heart..
GrannysNamesake rated for CF: SUMMER 2018 SWAP on Jun 23, 2018
Comment: Your note card, book mark and decorated envelope are so very creative and pretty. The summer salad recipe looks fabulous and being instructed to cut the broccoli into little trees gave me a huge smile. You are blessed to have the opportunity take care of your grandsons, and maybe you can find time to take them to Lake Erie to wade with you. I love the mason jars with the verses and the old book pages, thank you. I really enjoyed this swap.
Response: So Glad you liked every thing...thank you for the Heart and message...
kssunlover1947 rated for Chunk O Cardboard - June 2018 on Jun 23, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the interesting card. I also do cereal for breakfast most of the time. The brand or type depends on what coupons I have at the time I am shopping. If no coupons I will get Kroger brand generic. Love the stamp (Sally Ride) I had to ask at PO if they had some when I was there the other day.
Response: Thank you for the Heart !! I also get cereal at a Salvage Store run by Amish.. most are still in Date but the box got Crushed and for less than 1/2 price I will try something new...
TereDiane1954 rated for CF 'Irregular' Mail on Jun 22, 2018
Comment: Thank you, Jean for the fun letter all wrapped up with purple cord and ribbons♥ I'm very fond of the fruity teas you sent, and I especially like the pamphlet about the history of your town. Covered bridges! I love covered bridges♥ Hugs and hearts for such a nice swap♥
Response: Glad you liked it... it was fun deciding how to make it irregular ! Thank you for the Heart ! ! ! Enjoy the teas..
thequilterslink rated for PS ~ Let's Make A Gift! on Jun 17, 2018
Comment: Thanks so much for the sweet.cat pillow
Response: With your Love of Cats I figured you might not have a Cat Pin cushion ? loved Creating it for you... Felt is easy to work with.. Thanks for the Heart.
dakotadee rated for Sewn Fabric Book Mark ~ June 2018 on Jun 14, 2018
Comment: love the 2 book marks. cute
Response: Glad you liked them...Thank you for the Heart..
BrendaB rated for Chunk O Cardboard - June 2018 on Jun 12, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the great chunk, love these swaps :D.
Response: I hate to Toss Cardboard if I can find a use for it... Thank you for the Heart...!! !
perkl8r rated for FF ~ Simple Handmade Pincushion ~USA on Jun 11, 2018
Comment: this pin cushion is NOT simple...it is BEUATIFUL! I love it! You must have read my profile to know I love fish/fishing. thank you so much for the treasure to add to my pin cushion collection.
Response: So Glad you like it... Thank you for the Heart...! ! ! !
GrannysNamesake rated for CF - Collage HM Postcard on Jun 5, 2018
Comment: This is the most pretty collage postcard - ever. I love the colors, flowers, owls and all. The scripture and song words are perfect. Thank you, this post card gave me a huge smile.
Response: Glad you liked it and it arrived OK... Thank you for the Heart ! ! I love Decoupage, next time I will get matt finish or low luster.. Smile..
lynnerfb rated for CFC: May Dishcloth 2018 on May 31, 2018
Response: Thank you for the Heart...

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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!

slckad on Aug 19, 2018:
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! :)

mariamichelle on Jun 26, 2018:

Thanks again for the Christian magnetic bookmark and the notecards. It is truly appreciated.

Paige1900 on Jun 22, 2018:

Thank you for the unusual book marker and red white and blue item...I love it ll

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