Swap-bot Time: May 19, 2019 1:50 pm


Date Joined: July 6, 2017
Last Online: May 15, 2019
Birthday: October 15
Country: United States

About Me

*Updated 9/6/2017

Hello from Missouri USA!

I have lived in Southeast Missouri all my life. I am a Christian and am married to a wonderful man and we share our home with our big girl Maggie ( a Great Dane) She is spoiled rotten and such a good girl. I have two wonderful grand kids that are at our house as often as they are home. We do so much together and love hanging out and traveling.

I work full time as a mail carrier and love my job. I see people get mail and packages and sometimes wonder if it is from something like swapbot. So I thought I would join and hopefully make new friends from all over the world.

    Things I love. 

Paper crafting. All kinds including scrapbooking, cards, altered books, handmade folios and mini albums and more. I do a little painting and water colors. Making Christmas items.

Traveling. Would love to see Ireland and Scotland as well as Switzerland to name a few.

My Great Dane!

Flowers. My favorite is probably the iris.

Cooking. So feel free to share your recipes.

Spring, Fall and Winter. Summer not so much. Hate the heat and humidity and mosquitos 😕

Old movies and westerns. I love Cary Grant, Moreen Ohare, Doris Day and Jimmy Stewart and Clint Eastwood kind of movies when I want to relax. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is one of my favorites. Hallmark channel and DIY shows like "Fixer Upper" love Chip and Joanna! I do watch other stuff too though, like romantic comedies, suspense, sci-fi and such. Just don't care for the real scary ones.

Love old houses and vintage stuff. Antiques and Victorian era items. Our home is over 100 years old and I love all the woodwork and floors. It has a personality and craftsmanship you rarely see anymore. The attention to details is amazing.

Stamps!! I collect postage stamps from anywhere and everywhere. Vintage up to new.

Vintage postcards and greeting cards. Any, but Christmas, Halloween, Valentines and Easter are my FAVORITE!

I collect vintage porcelain and bone china dog figurines. I have quite a few. Any breed but am searching for Great Danes.

I also have an addiction for old dishes and silverware. Especially old bowls with floral designs and Pyrex mixing bowls and stoneware crocks and bowls.

I love to play Skyrim on the Xbox and Xbox One. I play both because I started on the Xbox and have so much time in my character and the One has awesome graphics.

    Crafts I enjoy. 

I love paper crafting. Making cards, PC's, mini albums, folios, holiday decorations to name a few.

Altered journals.

Painting in many forms from wood to canvas.

Found that I like making ATC's. So will be doing more.

Cross stitch. I don't do it as much as I used to but always loved it.

I am trying my hand at cutting out wood projects.

And I'm sure there is more I am forgetting. Lol

    Ideas for sending. 

Handmade cards and postcards.

Pretty stationery. With or without matching envelopes.

Postcards from all over.


Stamps for crafting. (Cling and rubber)

Anything Tim Holtz

Postage stamps. New, used and vintage.

Handwritten letters.

ViewMaster reel sets. Old ones but any will do.

Vintage cards and postcards.

Project Life.

Journal items.

Handmade soaps.

Old books or pages from old books. English, French and Italian are some of my favorites.

Snacks and sweets. Love trying new stuff especially from other countries.

    *    Swaps    *

I always send on time or before deadline. I rate as soon as I receive a swap so I would appreciate the same in return. Let me know if you are sending late. Put some pride in your swaps. Feel free to drop me a letter anytime.

  **  FLAKERS  **


      **  Angels. **

@ChrisAnne Thank you for stepping up and sending journal for SHARED JOURNAL EXPERIENCE #4. ❤️❤️


biphobe rated for Wanderlust Postcard Swap on Dec 1, 2018
Comment: thank you for willing to re-send, I hope the Post won't sabotage our future swaps :)
Response: Any time. Look forward to trying again. ❣️
LisaLisa3 rated for Coloring Postcard Swap #1 on Oct 2, 2018
Comment: Thank you, can't wait to color my card. : )
Response: You are so welcome❣️
Linsoid rated for Goodies 4 ME & YOU!!! Sept on Sep 22, 2018
Comment: Thanks!
Response: You’re welcome ❣️
Comment: I bet the trails are gorgeous! Thanks for the postcard 😊
Response: ❣️
postedparcels rated for Random Card Swap USA 1 on Sep 15, 2018
Bertaluise rated for HI. My name is... PC swap on Sep 15, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the postcard!
Response: ❣️
Comment: Thank you for the lovely PC - Happy swapping!
Response: You’re welcome ❣️
sudeshnab rated for Wanderlust Postcard Swap on Sep 10, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for this beauty. It really made my day
Response: You are so welcome. Thanks❣️
Comment: Love the PC! I've been to AR many, many times but only once through the Ozarks. I was driving from OK to Little Rock and had to get gas in a teeny tiny town there! Thank you!
Response: You are so welcome❣️
mileymade rated for Wanderlust Postcard Swap on Sep 8, 2018
Response: 👍🏻
suepier rated for Wanderlust Postcard Swap on Sep 7, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful postcard from Arkansas.
Response: You’re so welcome ❣️
Comment: Thanks for the card. I hope you enjoyed your mini vacation. Rich
Response: We did and thanks.
Nehalennia rated for Wanderlust Postcard Swap on Sep 5, 2018
Comment: Thank you for your beautiful postcard <3
Response: You’re welcome ❣️
Comment: Thanks for the beautiful postcard, with the BEAUTIFUL stamps! I'm starting to see why people collect stamps. The Ozark-St. Francis National Forests look amazing, and as I am about to embark on a life of travel (probably) I may have to check them out. In maybe November or December, because it's south and I won't go south before that! Thanks so much!
Response: You are so welcome ❣️Have fun on your travels.
abshanghai rated for Wanderlust Postcard Swap on Aug 27, 2018
Comment: Thank you for this interesting postcard! A good friend of mine lives in Wisconsin :-)
Response: You are so welcome ❣️
goinjenny rated for Wanderlust Postcard Swap on Aug 16, 2018
Comment: Thank you
Response: ❣️
MMark rated for Summer Vacation Postcard on Aug 12, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the cool PC. Much appreciated.
Response: You’re welcome
FlynnxRider rated for Random Card Swap USA 1 on Aug 4, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful card and nice message. :)
Response: You’re welcome ❣️
Miofrominduetime rated for Stuff the Mailbox #6 on Aug 4, 2018
Response: 👍🏻
peanutsmommy7 rated for Random Card Swap USA 1 on Aug 3, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the card. We have not gotten away much this summer but we had family come here and we did fun things. Happy end of summer. :)
Response: You’re welcome ❣️

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rarjones on Oct 14, 2018:

Happy Birthday to YOU! Hope your day is filled with smiles:) Blessings - CF Group - Rose

Ryleighsmom on Mar 24, 2018:

Hello! I received an amazing pack of goodies from you because I won a drawing. Thank you! I don’t know what group the drawing was in, so I haven’t posted a thank you anywhere else. I LOVE what you sent a whole big bunch!!!

Scrapinitblue on Feb 28, 2018:

Hi I'm your partner for the Profile Swap #10 I'm not sure what happened as I did this on the weekend but none of them saved! I'm so sorry! Here is the quote I picked for this swap!

“Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” ― Brené Brown

DeAnnaVarela on Feb 25, 2018:

Profile Quote #10 DeAnna Varela

“I am going to keep having fun every day I have left, because there is no other way of life. You just have to decide whether you are a Tigger or an Eeyore.” Randy Pausch

fairladybuff on Feb 25, 2018:

"Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." Paraphrase from G.K.Chesterton

Fairladybuff Profile Quote #10

TonyaAshe on Feb 24, 2018:

Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward. --Drew Houston

Blessings from Tonya in Profile Quote #10

25YearOldGrandma on Feb 24, 2018:

“People," Geralt turned his head, "like to invent monsters and monstrosities. Then they seem less monstrous themselves. When they get blind-drunk, cheat, steal, beat their wives, starve an old woman, when they kill a trapped fox with an axe or riddle the last existing unicorn with arrows, they like to think that the Bane entering cottages at daybreak is more monstrous than they are. They feel better then. They find it easier to live.” ~ Andrzej Sapkowski ~

Profile Quote #10

clutterfree on Feb 1, 2018:

Kay...so glad you have joined the Christian Friends group! Look forward to meeting you in the mail box soon...Be blessed to be a blessing! Charlene

BlueberryLady on Jan 31, 2018:

Welcome to the Christian Friends Group !! !

TexyDeb on Nov 18, 2017:

Thank you for my non-partner roulette postcard. It's so cute!

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