Swap-bot Time: May 20, 2018 8:54 am


Date Joined: December 14, 2015
Last Online: May 19, 2018
Birthday: August 3
Country: United States

About Me

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I Do NOT give negative rates to people unless I contact them first, either message or profile comment, I always give chances, If I DO leave a negative rating, it's because the person never contacted me,it was a miss understanding and its been fixed

My car is down again, I can only get to the post office on Mondays

Happy MAY!!!!



My plans for May

Getting Layla ready for Kindergarten this fall


Spring cleaning


getting my swaps sent out

IN July I will start the 12 Days of Christmas swaps, and The 8 Days of Hanukkah

This will be my 3 rd year hosting the 12 Days of Christmas swaps and my 1 st year hosting 8 Days of Hanukkah

I am finally caught up on messages I went through all 15 pages of messages


UPDATE 4-11-18

I am looking for home schooling moms to be pen pals and to share lessons, please message me :) I am still down sizing, its taking me forever. Some days I just get off track, I just have so much craft stuff I don't know what to do with it. I am joining a few type 3 swaps to help out with my downsizing.

NEEDS list Update 4-11-18

Handmade envelopes, or any kind of envies I am NOT picky any letter writing materials


If I have NOT rated you please message me, I been super busy, and I think I may have forgot to rate a few ppl

I am not a picky person, I will not rate or down rate you on the extras you send.


Updated wishlist 01-28-18

*1.Letter opener

*2. adhesive roller I am looking for the bigger one, the pink one.

*3. Graph paper

*4. Any Kindergarten work sheets or lesson plans

*5. Bible printouts or lesson plans for a 5 yr old. I don't mind print outs, I can make copies!

*6. anything Golden Girls *7. I dont mind you including stuff for my 5 yr old in swaps it is welcomed :)

*8. I have a visually impaired daughter any post cards are welcome

Updated needs list/wants


*washi tape samples


Please feel free to send me friendship books, I will be doing a lot of pen palling this year and I would love to start FBs.

I study Herb Science


**Washi Tape

**Address labels

**Newspaper articles

**Postage stamps new/used

**Anything sent with love

**Handmade envies

**any paper

**note books/ journals

** I am always on the lookout for a good pen

#My favorite colors

**Yellow, any light yellows

**Purples, any purples

**Fall colors


#I am always on the lookout for a great pen

If you have NOT received a swap from me, please by all means let me know, if I see i am not getting rated I will contact you about the swap. If you have not received a rating from me, please message me. I just went through all my messages, tried to get caught up on type 1 swaps (ratings) If I owe you postage, I have no problem reimbursing you, I usually take my swaps to the post office to get weighed, but you just never know. They can be wrong too

I am working on a junk journal for 2018, I add stuff from my swaps, and recycle all goodies into my journal :) It is looking really GREAT.

Favorite Television

I love Mister Rogers I have a 5 yr old we love shows and books


**Chicago Med

**Fox News

I love ALL PBS shows

**Antique Roadshow

Golden Girls

I like Netflix, Stranger Things, Rotten, I love to binge watch t.v shows. Bob Ross Crime shows ID channel Nat GEO love it all


Please NO Politics

*** No Glitter***

Unthankful people, and people who are very picky about swaps. Unfair raters, flakes, bullies


Favorite Books

I love horror, mystery, the bible, anything educational, herb books, crosswords, dot to dots, and educational magazines (National Geographic, health magazines, etc.)

DR. Seuss, V.C Andrews, Edgar Allan Poe, any and all herb books

I am NOT picky about books

I love all books

Newspaper articles, the funny section, LOL

About Me

My life is very hectic, I try to join swaps that a quick and easy. I am behind on everything, I suffer from migraine headaches and vertigo. I try to plan as much as I can, I love to write letters, and spend time with my 5 yr old, and my husband, we love to shop and eat out. Layla my 5 yr old and I love books and T.V shows, and we love to play games, go to the library and love our weekends

I'm a home body, I don't go out much, other than for walks, the grocery store, or the library, sometimes hubby and I will have a date night.

Favorite Movies

I love *Disney Movies

*Horror Movies

*Alfred Hitchcock The Birds, Vertigo

**Stephen King movies

I LOVE B rated horror flicks



I love any kind of tea I am not picky

**I study herb and plant science SO, with that being said I am always looking for rare or herbal teas


****I am very big on child education Art/music/ and writing appreciation*****

I believe in reading to your child everyday or whenever possible at any age.

Read anything to your child, even if its a newspaper article.

I am a child advocate

I am Christian/Catholic

I welcome all Christian/Catholic based items

Favorite Crafts


***Mini Pocket Letters ( I may host a few swaps in October)

***Paper crafts


Comment: Thank you...funny, I didn't think of my "home" pet peeves as you did, but I feel the same way! ..those 20 somethings... :) LOL
rarjones rated for APT - Salads on May 18, 2018
Comment: great board! thanks for sharing:)
damilola rated for APT - Salads on May 17, 2018
Comment: Mouthwatering ! Thanks for sharing, I simply followed ;-)
dalbright rated for Receipt Journal on May 17, 2018
Comment: ***this refuses to save*** Thank you Vanessa. Love the receipt journal. It’s fun to see where life’s taking you and the book is beautiful. Thank you for all the time you spent making beautiful mail for me❤️Debbie
Response: Thanks for the rate and the heart. I understand, I have to keep re checking my rates to see if they post.
astrodogg rated for Uplifting Article Swap on May 16, 2018
Comment: Thank you for your articles. They made me smile!
Response: you welcome thanks for the rate and the heart
stephanieM rated for Write a letter quick swap #16 on May 14, 2018
Response: thanks for the rate and the heart
Johndeeregurl44 rated for Friendship Sheet Swap #98 on May 11, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the swap and extra goodies!
Response: your welcome thanks for the rate and the heart
petaluda rated for PW ~ Hannah Bible Study on May 11, 2018
Comment: Thank you very much ..I admire her faith also
servingHim rated for PW ~ Prayer card/tag on May 8, 2018
Comment: Thanks
Response: your welcome thanks for the rate
Comment: Got your re-send...yay! I hope the new treatment works for you & you are feeling better soon. Take care :)
Response: Thanks for the rate and the heart, i dont know what happened, i mailed a few swaps at the same time as yours, they got theirs, no big deal, im glad you received
pearlywhitesmile rated for PPWAH Themed note card on May 7, 2018
Comment: Loved my note card, and thank you for the sticky note samples.
Response: Glad you liked :) thanks for the rate
Rosa1 rated for Private swap on May 5, 2018
Comment: love it - thank you :)
Response: your welcome thanks for the rate and the heart
Johndeeregurl44 rated for Friendship Sheet Swap #97 on May 4, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the friendship sheets!
Response: thanks for the rate and the heart and your welcome love these swaps, thanks for hosting
mchesser12 rated for 20 QUESTIONS SWAP # 2 on May 3, 2018
Comment: Thanks for sharing
Response: you welcome thanks for the rate and the heart
krspellman rated for SWAPS~ Mail Tag on Apr 30, 2018
Comment: Thank you, love it!
Response: you welcome thanks for the rate and the heart
mermaidery rated for A Letter a Day 2018 #37 on Apr 30, 2018
Comment: I joined this swap just to practice my cursive too.. I almost NEVER write in cursive. Thanks for sharing. :D
Response: your welcome thanks for the rate and the heart.
Wanda rated for Write a Letter Quick Swap April #15 on Apr 30, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much, Vanessa! Your summer plans sound great! I’ll be participating in our library’s summer program with my 8 year old granddaughter. And I plan to visit my sister in Houston for a week or two. Currently, I’m reading “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman. I’ve read other of his books and they are good. 😊👍📚
Comment: I hope one day you can control your migraines. I get them too and they can be debilitating. Thank you for your daily input in your letter. Have a good week.
spicemom rated for EF ~ 20 Questions Swap 3 on Apr 29, 2018
Comment: Hi V Thank you I liked your answers Spicemom
Ladybird2490 rated for 20 Questions on Apr 29, 2018

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dalbright on May 17, 2018:

The receipt journa swap rating FINALLY SAVED! my internet must suck!

yvonne401 on May 16, 2018:

Hi, Vanessa! You are most welcome for the Mother's Day card, my dear friend!

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

yvonne401 on May 13, 2018:

Dear Vanessa,

Friendship and motherhood are two of the most wonderful things that anyone can experience!

Happy Mother’s Day!

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

jaimierandolph on May 13, 2018:

Hey V,

Don't no if this will even work but this new phone I got will not send private messages for some reason or other! I'm sure its me. lol I wanted to drop in and tell you thank you so much for the tips on everything. The aloe is working Very well.

Hugs- jaimierandolph

Artistic on May 9, 2018:

Thank you for the birthday wishes!

yvonne401 on May 9, 2018:

Hi, Vanessa! I saw your message on my profile. I totally understand that you are very busy. Take as much time as you need. I'm not going anywhere.

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

Xtina4always on Apr 20, 2018:

Hi love!!

Thank you for your response the swap you sent me! I loved reading it. once upon a Time is also one of my favorite shows and I also loooove going to the dollar store, and love books as well. I liked hearing about what we had in common :) Thanks for sharing! Have a great night! Christina

ElenaMaz on Apr 19, 2018:

hello! Nice to hear from you. I am back swapping and trying to fix my ratings. I'm trying pocket letters now and loving it! They are so much fun! Let me know if you host any of these swaps in the near future. Saludos!

dalbright on Apr 12, 2018:

Thanks for your letter! I whipped out a reply last night as I knew I probably wouldn't have timenin the next couple of weeks(: See you in the post soon! ❤️Debbie

dardarbinx on Apr 9, 2018:

Hello CraftyMomma from Canada

I really your profile its short, sweet and to the point! it seems like we have a lot in common, so if you ever want to write...please feel free and I will answer. Cheers

Dar B-C

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