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Kathy821

Kathy821
Date Joined: January 1, 2014
Last Online: January 19, 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 36 - 26) and 8 grandchildren (15 - 3). We now have custody of my daughters children. Mason is 5 and could definitely use your prayers. Losing his parents 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 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 Beth Moore The Quest.

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, and, thimbles ~ 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.

Fat Quarters or material pieces, ribbon, lace or interesting buttons.

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 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 (5) loves Paw Patrol, Power Rangers, Teenage Ninja Mutant turtles, Legos, cars, trucks, motorcycles, candy, stickers, coloring and most of the normal things 5 year old boys like. His favorite color is green. He's so smart. He's already reading at a level 2 and doing addition & subtraction. He will start 5K this year.

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

Ratings

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Comment: I’m glad you were able to free up an arm to participate! Lol I’ve had dogs that were not mine lay on my hand so that I couldn’t go or do anything :).
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Comment: Sure... blame the dog. :-)
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Comment: HAHAHA Puppy breath!!!
KarenFife rated for Simply Send a Postcard USA #1 on Jan 18, 2019
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Comment: Love getting a postcard from a place I’ve never heard of! Helen does sound like a fun place to visit. Thank you, Kathy!
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Comment: Received the PC's, I will forward them on next round. Thank you for the extra one and the great postage stamps you used. Your envelope is wonderfully decorated, your time and effort are very much appreciated. Happy swapping.
wendrfl rated for Simply Send A Scripture Postcard #9 on Jan 15, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for such a pretty PC and kind note. Have a great day! ~~ Wendy
jayneblonde002 rated for Simply Send Me a PCD INT. #2 on Jan 14, 2019
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Comment: Hi Kathy. Thanks so much for your lovely postcard in this swap.
kdeorne1 rated for PCEW18 Round 6 on Jan 13, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard.
Tverne05 rated for Bible Study ~ Walk on Jan 12, 2019
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Comment: Kathy, you did s great job of answering the questions and giving your point-of-view.
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Comment: I quite like this postcard. . Thanks Kathy.
TexyDeb rated for Tea Time on Jan 11, 2019
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Comment: I am completely, totally blown away, WOW! All the teas are great. I haven't even heard, much less seen these teas. I have seen and heard of Earl Grey. Looking forward to trying the corn recipe. I don't get Hersheys kisses here. I would give you extra 5's or an extra heart if I could. be well, wishing you faith, health and love in 2019
LisaLisa3 rated for PC Swap - 2019 Goals/Resolutions on Jan 8, 2019
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Comment: Our goals are very similar!! : ) Hope we both achieve them!! Happy New Year!!
mcovey rated for PCEW18 Round 6 on Jan 7, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the Pendleton farmers Society pc . Hope you had Merry Christmas!
Maggiesmother rated for PCEW18 Round 6 on Jan 5, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the great postcard. Happy New Year,Linda
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Comment: Thank you for the fun card. 💗💗💗
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Comment: Thank you.! I did not have this American Flag yet. Love it.
TexyDeb rated for PCEW18 Round 6 on Jan 3, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for this perfect postcard. It is kind of you. Our rescue kitten is an orange tabby (rare to be female). Even her eyes are orange. She has stolen our hearts. I like the postage stamps too. Wishing you faith, health and love in 2019.
PrairieKittin rated for C.I. ~ USA Collab Postcard on Jan 2, 2019
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Comment: 2 spaces to fill. I'll do one, then hope someone signs up for the next round. I think I'm pretty much done with these.
Response: I totally understand. I'm feeling the same way.....
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Comment: Thanks! I get to send this one home! Yay!!
scrappermama rated for TIMs: Signs of the Season on Jan 1, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the great inches & appreciate the random pc!! Hope you had a happy Christmas & a merry new year 😁. Best only in 2019!!

Rating Overview

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4.9976 1467 151 155
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1291 1666 2 0
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Comments

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!

shannonlinde on Jul 11, 2018:

Hi Kathy! SO SO SO enjoying the swap you sent to me from the week of happy envies! I am savoring that soap today!!! xoxox Shannon

shannonlinde on May 7, 2018:

Kathy!! Oh my goodness!! What a wonderful week of Happy Envies!! You have blessed my socks off! I absolutely love the notes you wrote to me and the typed bible verses with the notes. I am saving them all for my Art Journaling Bible!! Tomorrow morning, I will be enjoying my Kahlua coffee! YUMMO!! So many wonderful days! Thank you so so so very much! :)

ReadMoreBooks33 on May 4, 2018:

Margothecat on Apr 27, 2018:

Thank you so much for the beautiful butterfly and recipe postcards you sent for the AN Postcard Tag. They are all new ones for me :)

yvonne401 on Apr 13, 2018:

Welcome to Proverbs Women! It's great to have you here!

Blessings,

Yvonne

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