Date Joined: April 29, 2015
Last Online: October 30, 2015
Birthday: May 5, 1977
Country: United States
HI! I am a very happily married mother of 4, 2 boys and 2 girls! My oldest, Alison, is about to graduate high school. My twins, Noah and Logan, are 16. My baby is Tessa, who is 11 years old. My husband's name is Darryl. I've lived in Iowa all my life.
I'm a chef for a senior assisted living facility as my paying job, a job I love.
I LOVE all kinds of mixed media art. Into art journaling, ATCs, Pocket Letters, Altered books, Altered items, Rolo cards, Index Cards, Inchies, etc. I'm on several groups on Facebook, and also run my own small private swap group.
I also love to read! One of my favorite things ever. I am a blogger and am on 3 different author Street Teams. I mostly read YA at the current moment.
I love to garden, and doing anything crafty. Also love photography and making videos, although I am far from an expert!
My favorite color is red, but I like all colors! Especially earth tones. I love vintage, anything kind of old looking. Love clocks and timepieces. Keys! Trying to collect vintage keys. Favorite season is fall. Huge booklover, also love music, tea, coffee addict, movies. Collect Coca-cola stuff. Love sea turtles, all kinds of turtles really. Also really love penguins, whales, and lizards. Love to cook and garden. Love anything artsy. Really into the "steampunk" movement, like with gears, the blimp type ships (can't think of the name right now). Love anything to do with nature, water especially. I love fairies and fantasy. Love girls in beautiful dresses, especially old fashioned ball gown type. Love Gone With the Wind, Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, and Twilight. The books way more than the movies. Also love William Shakespeare and Titanic. Love anything travel themed, especially Paris or London. Really into circus and carnival themed right now and maps! Any kind of map at all I will love! Washi tape, stamps, buttons, ribbons, charms. Love Alice in Wonderland and Fairy tale stuff, crowns, mermaids, vintage fashion, sewing patterns, embossed papers. Anything Lisa Frank or Tim Holtz. Obsessed with Kawaii lately, and love anything Disney. My fave Disney is Cinderella, Finding Nemo, Tangled, The Lion King, the Little Mermaid, or any princess. Also love Hello Kitty, and any 80s toys, like Rainbow Brite, Strawberry Shortcake. Like Barbie. Love Lighthouses, houses in general, bicycles, wagons,cancelled postal stamps or new stamps. Honestly just about anything you could collect, I'll love!
Gone With the Wind, Harry Potter, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Chronicles of Narnia, Eragon, The Dwellers and Country Saga series by David Estes, Odd Thomas, The Poisonwood Bible, Zen the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, The Secret Garden, Anne of Green Gables, Ready Player One, Pride and Prejudice, The Great Gatsby, The Hunger Games, Twilight, The Chaos Walking Trilogy, Legend trilogy, Alice in Wonderland, A Wrinkle in Time, A Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy, Throne of Glass series, Ashfall trilogy, Partials trilogy, Slip Trilogy by David Estes, The Chronos Files by Rysa Walker, All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill, Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children, Unwind, The Monstrumologist series, Rot & Ruin series, Gone series by Michael Grant, Under the Never Sky trilogy, Across the Universe trilogy, The Diviners by Libba Bray, Shades of London series, Septimus Heap books, Nancy Drew
Neon Trees, Katy Perry, Madonna, Nickelback, Daughtry, Goo-Goo Dolls, One Republic, Meagan Trainor, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift
My favorite kind to get are touristy style, or maps, especially from outside the USA. Love national parks, and historical landmarks especially. City skylines are neat, too.
Also love handmade, vintage, retro, anything book related, plus anything in my general likes description above. You can send them to me in an envelope, or naked, I don't care.
Downton Abbey, Friends, Once and Again, Beverly Hills 90210 (the original), Parenthood, Lost
I really don't watch a lot of TV.
To Kill a Mockingbird, Titanic, Romeo & Juliet (with Leo Dicarprio) The Hunger Games movies, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Pirates of the Caribbean, Twilight, The Karate Kid, The Goonies, E.T., Independence Day, Notting Hill, Pretty Woman, Bridget Jones Diary, Pride and Prejudice, A Little Princess, Gone With the Wind, Good Will Hunting, The Truman Show, Dances with Wolves
Postcard received from Paper Lover
Mermaid Swap from Pamela Allen
Postcard from Elacaiu
5 Postcards in an Envelope Swap from basykes
Pick 3 Swap received from LunaUA
Postcard received from Sarah Woolsey
Washi Tape Sampler from Bluemoonandorangesky
Desk Clutter De-Stash Swap from Lesley Delarosa
Postcard from Nightshades
Postcard from Melissa Chessa