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Kathy821

Kathy821
Date Joined: January 1, 2014
Last Online: May 24, 2019
Birthday: January 26
Country: United States

About Me

My name is Kathy. I am married to the Steve, love of my life. I have 5 grown children (ages 37- 27) and 8 grandchildren (16- 3). We now have custody of my daughters children. Mason is 6 and could definitely use your prayers. Losing his parents, because of their choices has been tough on him. Alexis is 3 and she doesn't know them since she was still a baby. We have 12 year old cat named Sassy. We also have a Chihuahua puppy named Sam and a chiweenie (Dachshund/Chihuahua) named Gracie.

I love being outside. We enjoy camping, hiking, and fishing. I love to work in the yard and garden. I love the smell of Gardenias, Honey Suckle and Magnolias when they start blooming, but plant many flowers in my yard and really enjoy visiting botanical gardens or seeing wild flowers when we hike.

I also love crafts of any kind. I sew, make ATCs, scrapbook, cross stitch,do plastic canvas and crochet mostly. I love patterns and material, of course. I enjoy browsing the local thrift or "antique" stores. We love to travel and see new places. Life has taken somewhat of a change. Since we're parents again and Mason is in 5K, we are more tied down.

I love Jesus so anything with a scripture is always a favorite. His goodness never ceases to amaze me. Most of the reading that I do is books by Joyce Meyer, Max Lucado, Joel Osteen, Beth Moore and similar. I am currently doing a bible study by Joyce Meyer and an Audio Book by Jack Frost from Shiloh Place Ministries.

Favorite Music

I listen to Contemporary Christian like Sidewalk Prophets, Jaime Grace, Toby Mac, Mercy Me, Natalie Grant, Lauren Diagle, King & Country, Hillsong, Crystal Lewis, and many more. I love to sing! I love music. I love 70s & 80s music and a little country at times. I got Barney down pat again too!! Alexis adores to sing and dance.

Favorite Television

I love This is Us, Criminal Minds, Law & Order SVU, Greys Anatomy, NCIS and Handmaids Tale. I enjoy watching Joyce Meyer and Jesse Duplantis too. I really am enjoying Netflix, Hulu and Amazon.

Misc Likes & Random Thoughts

I love all kinds of animals, including cats, dogs, bears. I love to watch the birds at the bird feeder from my sun room. I love cardinals & hummingbirds. I have several hummingbird feeders around the yard. I love flowers, butterflies & dragonflies.

I collect angels. Hubby says I collect everything.

I like:
Postcards
Coffee
Tea
Washi tape
Recipes especially healthy ones and those fun for kids I don't like anything too spicy hot. I still bake for my kids, grandkids and other gatherings, but try to find healthy alternatives whenever possible

Dark Chocolate (I generally have two pieces with coffee each afternoon). I also like sugar free mints or hard candy when I exercise. I occasionally enjoy caramel, & sea salt chocolate

Papers, die cuts & misc for ATCs, scrap booking or other crafts.

Stamps & stamp pads

I love to hear about interesting techniques you have used in your creations.

Charms, and beads

I love anything homemade. Something else to try!

I like to walk in the early mornings when everything's fresh and crisp or at twilight when there seems to be a hush over things. This doesn't happen often right now lol.

I like to chat with a neighbor I meet walking or working in the yard. I can talk to about anyone that I meet. I tend to be positive, upbeat and a love to joke around. God is faithful and I trust Him. I love Jesus and He has never let me down.

Trying to find our new normal. There's school, sports, playgrounds, bedtimes & baths again. Most our age aren't used to having a preschooler tag along tag along any more. Mason is ADHD with ODD (oppositional defiant disorder) due to trama. I never realized something like that existed. Some days he's a real challenge.

I don't care for:

I don't like dragons, realistic snakes, bugs( except for the cute ladybug type) or rodents, AC, witches, sorcerers, wizards, skulls, dark or gothic type things. After Gracie found a skunk, not so crazy about them. I am not a big fan of Halloween except maybe the lighter side like the children, candy or cats ( I love giving out candy and seeing their costumes and excited faces). I celebrate fall instead. I do like light steampunk that's not dark or revealing.

Swaps

Please PM and let me know if you don't receive a swap from me. I won't ever flake! I will always be glad to resend. I want my partners to enjoy being my partner and have a great experience, that is part of the fun.

I am pretty easy to please and will promptly send swaps. Please let me know if there is a problem. If I have missed something you need to know, just message me and I'll be happy to answer....and give you plenty to read since I can "talk" your ear off rofl!

My Grandchildren

Mason (6) loves Jurassic World ,Minecraft, Fortnite, fishing, Legos, cars, trucks, motorcycles, candy, stickers, and most of the normal things 6 year old boys like. His favorite color is green. He's so smart. He's already reading at a level D (4) chapter books and doing addition, subtraction, fractions.

Alexis (3) loves babies, Barbies, Princesses, Daniel Tiger, Shopkins, LOL, Hatchamals, Pikmi, butterflys, coloring, stickers, singing, & dancing. She's ribbons & bows one day and camo & boots the next! She has a big time sweet tooth!

Ratings

Luvslife3 rated for Simply Send a Postcard #4 USA on May 24, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty purple flower postcard!!
Response: You’re welcome. Thank you for rating.
suzwa rated for MONTH OF MAY (2019) ATC #12 on May 23, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful ATC and the extra goodies !!
Response: You're so sweet. I'm so glad that you like it. Thank you for the heart!
5
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Comment: This card is awesome. Love that goat buggy. Thanks for hosting.
Response: I'm so glad that you like it. Thanks so much for the heart.
Conniegirl rated for CSG ~ POSTCARD on May 21, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you! I love the quote you chose. 😀
Response: You're welcome. I'm glad it was a good one for you. Thanks for the heart.
5
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Comment: Thank you for the nice Pennsylvania postcard! I like it!!
Response: I'm so glad you like it. Thanks for the heart!
widelo123 rated for PCEW19 Round 3 on May 19, 2019
5
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Comment: Kathy, thank you for the postcard. As you probably know, it has turned really hot now. All our Spring flowers are long gone. They mostly bloom late March and early April. Shirley
Response: Ours bloom early too. We're supposed to get our first really hot streak next week.Thank you for the heart.
Joeanniee rated for Simply Send a Postcard #4 USA on May 17, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you Kathy!
Response: You're welcome. Thanks for joining and for rating.
03Scarlett rated for Scripture Postcard #3 on May 16, 2019
5
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Comment: Thanks so much for the lovely card and for the verse on the back as well!
Response: You're welcome. Thanks for joining and for the heart.
CaseyErin rated for Scatts PC Swap - T - US Only on May 16, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Great card with great answers! Thank you!
Response: You're welcome. Thank you for the heart!
CaseyErin rated for Simply Send a Postcard #4 INT on May 15, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you, Kathy, from one small towner to another! Have a blessed day!
Response: You're welcome. I hope you do too! Thanks for the heart.
MarHelene rated for What the Heck..? PC swap #29 on May 14, 2019
5
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Comment: Spring has come and gone for California!
Response: Yeah, I'm afraid that ours is going to be gone in a couple of days with temps & humidity going back up.
rogo09 rated for Just Because PC Swap #29 on May 11, 2019
5
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Comment: Hi Kathy, yes teaching does have it's days but for the most part can be fulfilling especially when they come back years later to see you. ADHD can be trying just make sure you get all the support and services you can from your school district. Have a great day Kathy.
Response: So far I haven't been able to get any support. Hopefully it will change some tomorrow when I meet to discuss testing. We need more teachers like you! Thanks for the heart!
Amyncognito rated for Just Because PC Swap #29 on May 10, 2019
5
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Comment: Thanks for the cute lemur card!
Response: You're welcome. Thanks so much for the heart!
mcovey rated for Scatts PC Swap - S - US Only on May 9, 2019
5
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Comment: Love the sunset pc and your answers ! Thank you !
Response: You're welcome. I'm glad that you liked them and thank you for the heart.
BluePixie rated for ATC THEME 1: Nail Polish on May 2, 2019
5
rating
Comment: I got my ATC today! Thank you so much! Sorry for the whole post office issue 😞. Your card was beautiful and I’m glad to add it to my collection!
Response: I'm so glad that you got it. I'm glad that you like it. You're very sweet! Thank you for the heart!
HOLDENV84 rated for PCEW19 Round 2 on May 2, 2019
5
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Comment: I love speedway! Thank you for the PC! Weather is getting cooler and cooler in Australia, so I am very jealous of your weather right now!
Response: I’m glad that you like it. I will probably be jealous of yours on a couple months when the humidity sets on!
mcovey rated for PCEW19 Round 2 on Apr 19, 2019
5
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Comment: Thanks for the beautiful poppy post card and note ! Hope you have nice vacation!
Response: Thanks so much and I’m glad you liked it. Thank you for the heart.
soccer8s rated for Keep One, Send One PC Swap #6 on Apr 16, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Coming back to you tomorrow!
Response: Thanks so much.
squince rated for Sucky postcard~USA on Apr 16, 2019
5
rating
 
Response: Thanks for rating!
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful painting and the sweet extras. I appreciate the resend 💜
Response: I’m so glad that you liked it. Thank you for your patience and the heart.

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
4.9978 1583 176 181
Completed Fives Threes Ones
1392 1813 2 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
34 945 413 0
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Comments

iowa05 on Mar 25, 2019:

Hey there! @krspellman received her completed coloring collab postcard. Here's the finished piece! Thanks for participating. :)

Coloring Collaboration Postcard

jenmcjen on Mar 17, 2019:

rubyhousesliprs on Feb 17, 2019:

Thank you for angeling the Simply Send a Postcard swap #1! Love the lavender field postcard!

angelgram on Feb 5, 2019:

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♥ ḰḀṪḪẎ ♥ Thank you 4 the RAK for Valentine's Day ❣ Happy mail in red embellished envie with holiday and profile likes. Inside great card and note and die cut mini heart craft supplies. Oh the special tea is such a treat and you included the booklet from the tea garden gift shop - THANKS FOR EVERYTHING
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☗ → ☗ ❣ ♥ ✎ ✉ FEB ➀ ➃ RAK ✉ ✎ ♥ ❣ ☗ → ☗

CurlyTea on Jan 30, 2019:


Happy Birthday!

ReadMoreBooks33 on Dec 20, 2018:

wolfeagle on Nov 14, 2018:

Thank you for working on my Collaboration pc with the Tiger. It made it home and it's great.

blanketfort on Sep 19, 2018:

Hiya Kathy! I got your card today, thank you so much! I wish I could give you all the hearts in the world for being such an amazing swap host :) I also see that I've forgotten to reply to your comment on my profile - thank you :)

Coss on Sep 5, 2018:

Thanks for working on my Smoky the Bear post card. It turned out great.

ktk8 on Aug 29, 2018:

Hi and THANKS for working on Art Collab card of mine.... it made it home today...... love it!

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