Swap-bot Time: June 27, 2017 12:05 am


Date Joined: April 15, 2012
Last Online: June 26, 2017
Birthday: August 21
Country: United States
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6/17/17 Finally really started working on finishing the quilt I've been procrastinating since October and really from months before that. I sewed yardage together for the back and spray basted (and some pins) the quilt sandwich. Later today I hope to begin the first diagional "quilting." Wish me luck..it's king sized and I don't have a long arm machine...

2017 update...Still happily buying from the same dairy, didn't end up buying into a CSA yet. Found one I really like but summer travels get in the way...I don't think that one let's you go on vacation hold at no cost like the dairy...Search continues.

10/20/16 reducing groups I'm in so I can get serious about finishing quilts I have completed the tops of and cross-stitching a huge art deco Christmas pattern I started 3-4 years ago then set aside and haven't picked up.

What I'm most excited about for 2016-we started buying raw milk, yogurt, cheese, and eggs from a local dairy! And sometimes other products such as eggs and meats. Currently looking into CSAs that delivery nearby and hopefully I will have some farm fresh veggies to go along with the animal products late this spring. I am aware that my photos bleed into all the info on the right and it is on my mind to fix it when I stop procrastinating logging into my old photobucket account where these pictures are located. So one day, I will make them smaller....but when...so in the meantime I moved all the photos and babble about me to the next section.

I love sender's choice swaps but if you need inspiration...

  • A aardvark, Alice in Wonderland(esp. the caterpillar), alien, ant-eater, architecture, argyle, art, art deco, art nouveau
  • B bars, Belgian Beers, Black&White, Black Teas (with or w/o other flavors), Buddha imagery and statues
  • C cactus, capybara, carnival-esp. European celebrations of it, Cary Grant, chickens, chocolate (dark&bitter) citrus(flavors, scents, fruit images) clown(friendly or evil), cocktails, coffee, cookbooks, cross-stitch
  • D dark themes, Day of the Dead, dodecahedron, dragon
  • E elephants, embroidery, Europe
  • F 1950s, fancy frogs & other insects wearing fancy clothes and hats, farm animals, flower garden, funny, first day issue PCs W/postage
  • G gargoyles, geology, geometrical patterns, goat(farm & mountain), goth
  • H Halloween, hexagons, hot air balloons, hot springs,
  • I industrial music, insects
  • J junk stores(thrift stores)
  • K kawaii stickers & stationery esp. food and halloween, kites,
  • L lace, Leo, lilies, Logic puzzles, Little Miss & Mr. Men
  • M mathematics, MOD&1960s, monsters(cute or scary), mosaics, museums
  • N National Parks, Nijntje, note cards, numbers-3, 13, 17, numerology (and my name numerology is 3)
  • O octagon, odd&strange&weird, organs&player pianos, owl
  • P paisley, patterns, Periodic Table of the Elements-esp. when it is used to spell other words, Periot, pig, polka-dots, post cards, plaid, prime numbers, purple
  • Q quilts
  • R raspberries & other berries, recipes, religious buildings & artifacts esp. Catholic and Jewish, robots, rock formations, roosters
  • S Saints-esp. St. Francis of Assisi, Sinterklaas (St. Nick!), and St. Emily, sheep, snowmen, stained glass, stationery, stickers (flat prefered, not puffy or 3D), still life, stripes, succulents
  • T tapestry, Tiki, tiles, tomatoes, travel, true crime (books, movies, documentaries), tulips
  • U UFOs, umbrellas
  • V vintage (real or reproduction), vintage cookbooks 1960&earlier, 100 vintage educational charts pcs
  • W wild boar, woodland theme & critters
  • X xeroscape
  • Y yak,
  • Z zoo animals & postcards

Not my favorites: seafood, pastel colors, small print flowers, evangelistic and/or proselytizing text. (I am fascinated and genuinely interested in saints, history of the Catholic church, architecture and art with churches or other religious buildings but I am very much a non-practicing Catholic). I do prefer to host and join "sender's choice" so if something falls in the swap category but is on my not my favorite, no big deal! The surprise of it all is the fun of sender's choice.

About Me

I am a Math Nerd married (17 years) to a wonderful Computer Nerd. I'm a bicentennial baby(now you know my age!), born in the year of the Dragon, and I'm a Leo on the cusp of Virgo. We have two dogsniw, as one just passed, Katie, was a 17-year-old black Cockapoo(9/21/99--2/18/17). She was probably about 5yo in the photo. Goliath, a 7-year-old grey Tibetan Terrior, probably about 1-3yo in the photo. and Chanel, a 16-year-old white and tan Havanese! She now has no teeth left and her tongue hangs out all crazy. She is probably about 6 in the photo and Katie behind her was about 7.

We also have a huge pleco named Jesus, maybe 12-15 years old, and a rescued red-eared-slider named Edna. She is more tgan 20 years old.

*cross stitch is my first crafty love and my very favorite way to pass the time (if you love to cross stitch too, newbie or experienced, join Beginner's Cross Stitch The group also hosts various embroidery swaps

I've started my 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th quilts (1st was 21-20 years ago - machine quilting with my Nana(grandma)) this one is also machine quilting - with a little help from Nana, again! And now I've started a couple other quilts through groups here on Swap-bot. In other words-quite a few quilt tops and as soon as I get determined enough I will do the layering and the quilting. One I finished last summer, a baby quilt for my husband's cousin's first baby. I'm pretty new to sewing but I enjoy sewing a lot. I've made a few things here using my machine - dotee doll, little stuffed animals, a couple of plushies

The photo below is a Zombie cocktail. The barel is from a Geuze brewery near Brussel.


*religious buildings and art (any religion but especially Catholic), mosaics, stained glass, gargoyles, other interesting stone and wooden sculptures on churches and old buildings

, art nouveau & art-deco

*Cary Grant

*Nijntje (miffy)

*colors: dark purple, black, dark green, b&w with a splash of color, b&w

*goth, dark, creepy, odd & weird

UFO Watchtower outside of Hooper, CO

*music: agrotek, industrial, hellktro, electronic, 80s such as: Suicide Commando, Hocico, Agonoize, Welle:Erdball, the Cure, Depeche Mode

A quote I really like: A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. ~Chinese Proverb

ANGELS & flakers

Angels :-)

@BabsMomOf5 for nude person pc! Super cool artsy beach nude. @Mugsie again, Wow! For Halloween ATC, @anitagrace angeld a tag I was stiffed on by sending a lovely stash of blank Colorado PCs!, @sebastian122 for angeling swap Nengajo!, @Mugsie for helping me complete the scrabble word robot! , @user6937 for free/ad postcards #4, @LaviniaRiverina for Handmade Butterfly Bookmarks @RooBaRoo for Seasonal summer art PC @pearlswithplaid for Summer ATC @ccgigglebox for Profile Surprise Embroidery Hoop, @VaGrammy66 for Buddha PC tag, @dragonfly for 4 element PCs, @ ? Sheep postcard. If it was you please pm me! I thought I typed your name here but did not :( @Taeniura for Children's Illustration PC, @Miabiff for Children's illustration PC, @Linda52156 (letter and tea), @Cirsium (cross-stitch round robin #5), @Lindsay919 (sending extra cross-stitch round robin for me to work on), @drgngirl house pet sticker slapped), @user6937 for altered text atc #6 purple, @flowerchild for last open quick 50 sticker swap.


@Aksenovana for city town village N PC swap

@skessop for "from a page"bookmark

@Lizbee for make a bird for me

@silviasanantonio @crystaljo330 @kimani @MaryPoppins84 @lilpuddn @cherly @acupofchai aka? @kobi @beatriz22 @felicialauren @WanderingWren @basilikum83 @Anaryawe @wildncrazy091972 @Kitastic @SpiderBaby @MoominStar9 @katybean27 @chikunamika @tnhomeschoolmom @thebigbang @MrsMacT @mezzanotte @geluksdubbeltje @Lacrimosa @ArtistShu @FrankieTeardrop @roogirl @sweetsexyvicky aka @webddreamy butterfly pass &paste E

If you were flaked on in any swap I hosted and had to give a 1 rating, please contact me so I can angel

tag...you're it

Just to keep track...

2/25 Redo..Washi tape PC never made it to partner sent 2/27

Angeled...3/1 b&w4, 2 participants. Soon, w3, too.


Cocktial , updated Jan 18, 2016

As a host nothing is b&w, I do let in some swappers with questionable past on a case by case basis.

If it is difficult to find a response I leave for your rating you can always click on 'view all' at the bottom of the page then use your search feature and search for your swap-bot ID.


slckad rated for WIYM: BARN POSTCARD SWAP (NAKED) on Jun 26, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the great Wisconsin barn postcard! I enjoyed it!
Comment: I'm not a huge football person although I do enjoy watching a game or two. . . and guess who my favorite team is (and has been for 25+ year). . .the Broncos!!! I have been to a Bronco game - my brother lived in Denver for 25 years and would go when I visited, and I know what a big football city Denver is! Hope you have a great week ~~
Comment: Thank you! I think this would be too scary for me :)
Dada rated for Private-artsy couple on Jun 24, 2017
Comment: Thanks.. ^_^ This PC is neat. Cheers!
Mamamoose rated for FREE/AD #25 ORANGE on Jun 24, 2017
Comment: I LOVE summer! Thanks a lot for the cool postcard - again with fabulous stamps!
Shellybelle rated for Art pc #23 PAINTING on Jun 23, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the post card! 😊
Dada rated for ART PC #10 SOMEONE READING on Jun 22, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the nice image of reading while on public transport. Cheers to reading! :)
Dada rated for Private bizzare/funny on Jun 22, 2017
Comment: Ha, ha, ha.. Thanks. Indeed, the image is very unusual! :}
Dada rated for ART PC #48 SANTA on Jun 22, 2017
Comment: Thanks! Cheers to summer... :}
simcoe54 rated for Spell Out - June on Jun 22, 2017
Comment: Another great selection of postcards. Thank you!!!
mimi1004 rated for Multi Multiview PC Swap #16 on Jun 21, 2017
Comment: Hi, your card is very nice, many thanks 😘 M.
Comment: Received today! Thank you for the extra PC. Regards Mark :-)
Comment: Lovely postcard, I like it very much, thank you.
Mamamoose rated for FREE/AD #24 RED on Jun 20, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the cool postcard (even though it has been stamped on the picture side - not your fault, of course. This happens all the time with postcards from the US. You would think that they rather want to cancel the stamps than ruin the card.... Anyway I love the card and stamps!!!
DaisyNY rated for Pass & Paste--Early June 2017 on Jun 18, 2017
Comment: Good to see you back in P&P. You forgot to fill in your info square on the back, so I put your user-name and which swap on for you.
Nassenheider rated for City / Town / Village with H R2 on Jun 17, 2017
Comment: Hello Emily, thanks a lot for your great postcard. I have been to Hollywood, more than 20 years ago, it was our honeymoon, we made a trip around the Southwest. So your card is a very special one for me! Greetings from Germany!
kacka rated for Spell the Word M-A-P in Postcards #2 on Jun 17, 2017
Comment: what a great envelope full of great cards, i love even the envelope itself:)
Comment: Thank you for the card. Found the symbols that you said were there.
kssunlover1947 rated for B&W PCs week 24 on Jun 16, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the great card. I love the international tourist cards as I know I will never get to visit any international places.

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savannahmay222 on May 5, 2017:

Hello! I don't know why it doesn't show I log in. I've been on everyday. I know I'm new but I'm looking for honest swaps. Working on building up my ranking or whatever it's called. Thanks for not taking me off. I have a B&W postcard all ready to go. Just waiting for assignment. I wasn't sure how to respond to your comment. So thought I'd try here

ainaignies on Mar 15, 2017:

Dear emily, thank you for angeling B&W week 4 postcard for me. I love the postcard and butterfly stamp. 😁

smmarrty on Mar 2, 2017:

Thanks so much for adding to and sending my completed Pass & Paste PC. I appreciate the message, too. Have a great weekend!

goinjenny on Mar 1, 2017:

Thank you for the I Love Lucy PC in SBPC: Tag. I have seen this card before and thought I actually had it in my collection but NOPE, its a new addition. Thank you!!

redyellownow on Jan 23, 2017:

Thanks for sending home my pass and paste PC. It's my first one to come home, yay! I like the duckies on the bingo card :-)

auralily on Jan 17, 2017:

Thank you so much for the lovely RAK Christmas card that you sent! I apologize for being late getting back to you. A family emergency and a virus over the holidays put me behind. It was a wonderful gesture, though, and very much appreciated :)

wolfeagle on Dec 31, 2016:


taeniura on Dec 29, 2016:

Many thanks for the lovely polar tapir card and alligator postcard! That is so kind of you. I really appreciate it :-) I wish you and Dimitri all the best for 2017. Lots of love, Marjan

BeckyG56 on Dec 17, 2016:

Thanks for sending home my butterfly Pass/Paste. Great job, took long enough to get home!

Lila84 on Nov 24, 2016:


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