Swap-bot Time: October 21, 2020 11:26 pm


Date Joined: June 28, 2017
Last Online: October 21, 2020
Birthday: May 7
Country: United States

About Me

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WELCOME! Thank you for stopping by to meet me.

I’m a 54 yr old stay at home mom. I have a young son that I homeschool. For fun he and I play Pokémon, Minecraft, Animal Crossing New Horizons, chess, backgammon and go on adventures through our land or sometimes museums. He keeps me young 😃

I love gardening, history, art, Japanese gardens, spelunking through caves, and just about anything that I can get my body to agree with. I have good days and not so good. I’m not sure what I have other than really achy bones. I started upping my vitamins and water so I’m hoping that helps. It’s depressing to be in pain most of the time.

All types of music are interesting to me. I was a teenager in the 80s so I'm fond of pop/rock from that era. I like some bluegrass, older country, I enjoy listening to Japanese music, a little Kpop occasionally, and often spend my early morning time tuned into 1940's UK radio on the web.

Speaking of 1940's, I am a huge fan of vintage (1930-1950) postcards, womens handkerchiefs, vintage style fashion, brooches, playing cards, food tins, Christmas decor, and just about anything from that era.

Favorite Books

True stories about history and events. Currently reading : 9/23/20: Reading our Rural Missouri Magazine. You can access it on their website. Great recipes. 9/2/20 : I was given a stack of paper crafting magazines so I am enjoying those right now and watching tons of DIY youtube videos. With current events I can't get into a book it seems. I have a hard time staying focused and remembering what I have read. So....I try to just keep busy. 2/2020: Enjoying my sons Cricket magazine sub. 8/18/19: A Gathering of Days 8/6/19: Hero on a Bicycle - about a boy in Italy during the Nazi occupation.

I have all the Boxcar Children books and Hardy Boys, Stories about life during 1940's world wide, Survival Books, Gardening, Stamp collecting, Herbal, Word Search puzzle mags, & I have enjoyed reading many of Barbara Kingsolver books. My favorite being Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. As a child The Childcraft books by World Book were treasures.

Favorite Movies

Ponyo, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service.... Sarah Plain and Tall, Anne of Avonlea , Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Seal Morning, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings , The Hobbit, The Last Unicorn, Little House on the Prarie, The Princess Bride.... Star Wars,....

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Favorite Television

Sanford and Son, Sesame Street, Andy Griffith, Dark Shadows, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeanie, But I don't actually watch TV anymore. Occasionally I will watch something on NetFlix with my son like Wild China or other nature or science program.


and sometimes BBC shows... Home Front, Land Girls, Wartime Kitchen, Foyle's War Currently watching Netflix episodes of Father Brown...funny and suspenseful.

Favorite Crafts

I enjoy paper crafts like card making, Scherenshnitte, miniature book making, ATC,& now into making Memorydex Cards.

I store my MEMORYDEX Cards in a tray/box system. So they can be tall but not much hanging over the sides. Thank you for considering this when swapping with me.


Vintage ladies pattern envelopes, pretty/interesting playing cards, pressed coins, foreign currency, tea envelopes, matchbooks, vintage postcards, paper fans, old automotive advertising and fueling station promo, Hello Kitty, Strawberry Shortcake, Holly Hobby, Barbie, Anything from Japan, Russia, Germany, Sweden, Ukraine, Canada, ...... Anything 4-H related, cute letter stationary, small cute envelopes, .... just about anything 😁

Junk Journals are a favorite. The lacy, ribbon filled, lots of pockets and tuck spots, made from an old hard back book....I'm working on one for myself that is very girlie, with lots of lace, shades of pink/rose and ecru white. Vintage slightly creepy.

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Current Obsession is kawaii stationary and letter swaps. I can't get enough of it. I do think it is spilling over into other areas of my life. I just finished painting my tiny office bubble gum pink! hahahahaa....

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Things I like

I love Tea especially estate teas. My favorite being Darjeeling but after that just about any of the black teas, herbal teas and flavored. I also enjoy sharing starts from plants & seed trading. I currently have 42 different varieties of tomato seeds.

Kawaii :

...., Gudetama, any Sanrio, Anpanman, Rilakkuma, My Melody, of course Hello Kitty💕, sticker flakes, washi samples, kawaii address labels printed with my name ( or swapbot logo).❤️

Pokémon cards

Bento box items (food picks/tiny containers)

old/new postcards

feathers (natural ones not dyed)

pressed flowers/herbs/leaves

old/new Anything Fall/Halloween

McDonald's Madam Alexander dolls

Ephemera (anything pre 1990)

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Amazon Wishlist

shaped paper clips

spa face masks

Bath bombs

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Games I’m into:


Settlers of Catan

Pokémon TCG






•Cellphone Games:

Gudetama Tap

Bubble Witch

Words with Friends 2


Special Mention

@MissBrenda angeled for Halloween Card swap #5 I was flaked by @Courtneysfake

kids swaps

If you are sending something for my son here a little information. You can always send me a message if you want.

His likes are: Stickers, cute/cool looking deck of playing cards, ATC’s of space, animals, robots, ocean life, and funny/cute things. He enjoys Hot Wheels, Matchbox cars (old or new), pressed pennies, issues of kids magazines like Ranger Rick, Cobblestone, Cricket, Spider, Highlights and similar ones. He likes Shopkins, Grossery Gang, Treasure X, G.I. Joe, Power Rangers, Pokémon, and Minecraft anything. As for candies he likes most things but his favorites are Werthers original , Bubble Yum gum, Tootsie rolls and lollipops. He is a little bit of a chocolate snob LOL.... He likes Godiva, Dove, Hersheys, Toblerone, and Dark chocolate too. Thank you so much!


PegOGood rated for Woodland Critters Stickers and ATC on Oct 13, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the ATC, This was my first ATC swap and I really enjoyed doing it, I love the items you sent and I look forward to using them
Response: Ohhhh I'm honored to know that my ATC is your first in your collection. I started about 3 years ago. I bought a cheap 3 ring binder and some card collector pocket pages. Now I have 3 binders full. I try to seperate them by genre/theme. Take care and hope to see you in future swaps.
Lovelykarina rated for Halloween Card Galore! on Oct 12, 2020
Comment: Happy spooky halloween to you as well!! I hope you have a safe and fun one!
Response: Thank you and thank you for the rating. Take care :)
Comment: Oo thankl you! I love the cards you sent!! They are perfect for me!! These Frankendeck swaps are a ton of fun!! x Gabi
Response: They are so much fun. I'm glad you like the cards. Take care....see you in future swaps.
Comment: Woow!! This was a fun envelope to open lol! I loved your cute cat and bat drawing on the envelope! I loved all the goodies you sent me, but I love love letter sets so thank you for the Rilakumma letter sets! And thank you very much for the variety of washi tape samples. I definitely don't have much kawaii washi tape. Thank you, take care!
Response: You're very welcome. I was hoping you would have fun with that little package. We all need a few happy moments occasionally when all the stress and troubles disappear for at leave 5 minutes. ;) stay well, take care.
BusyB rated for MAIL ART - Halloween on Oct 8, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much Judy! I enjoyed the envie and your note and the goodies. I've already used some of the stickers on my outgoing mail. Have a fun party with your family! Happy October! Stay safe and craft on. 😊
Response: You're very welcome. I'm glad you are having fun with it. Take care and enjoy the rest of Fall/October. ♥
Zefaniya rated for Fall Colored Washi Samples on Oct 6, 2020
Comment: The foxes are darling! How bad is the shipping cost for Shopkawaii? LOL
Response: Heyyy thanks! Shop Kawaii has an economy flat shipping for 4.50 (might be 4.99) which says 2-12 days Then they have flat priority rate 8.50 2-3 days. If you spend 100. It’s free shipping. She has some cute letter sets, sticker flakes, memo pads and more. Take care.
mariewilliams810 rated for Halloween Card Galore! on Oct 6, 2020
Comment: Thanks!
Response: You’re so welcome!
NRGordon rated for Playing Card Swap~Round 2~Swap #5 on Oct 5, 2020
Comment: Thanks for the fun playing cards and the extra PCs. I love covered bridges. Unfortunately, there are few, compared to when I was young. I want to ride more trains in other countries. So far, I have risen a German electric train through the mountains to Austria and the London's fine passenger rail system.
Response: There’s several covered bridges throughout Missouri. I really hope to see them all some day. Thank you for the rating! Take care.
RNRISLOVE rated for Halloween Card Galore! on Oct 4, 2020
Comment: Thanks for the cute card and goodies.
Response: I’m glad you like them.
Comment: Great swap! Thanks.
Response: You’re welcome & thank you!
KathyB rated for Playing Card Swap~Round 2~Swap #6 on Oct 1, 2020
Response: Thank you
Comment: Thank you so much! I loved reading your letter and the stickers! I love going to pumpkin patches too :)
Response: You're very welcome. Have a safe and fun time whatever you do to celebrate. Thank you so much for the heart.
shelleym rated for WIYM: Junk Journal Supplies #5 on Sep 30, 2020
Comment: Judy, you've spoiled me rotten!!! The glassine envelopes, cutouts, bits of strange and wonderful papers, the backing from a set of sew-on snaps (!!) the lace, the tags... I just love what you picked out for me. Thanks so much!
Response: Oh I am so glad! You're very welcome. :)
ChristyClark1970 rated for Halloween Dex Card Swap on Sep 30, 2020
Comment: Wow! Beautiful Dex card and yes the scared pumpkin is super funny!
Response: Thanks, you are very welcome and I'm glad you like it. Have a wonderful October...I look forward to future swaps.
Comment: Thank you for the great pumpkin Halloween card. I loved all the jokes! Take care :)
Response: you're very welcome. Thank YOU ♥
Fry rated for Speedy Halloween Sticker ATCs! #3 on Sep 27, 2020
Comment: These ATC came out soooo cute! I really like the one with the blue background and all of the candy! My plans for Halloween this year sound a lot like yours, movies, good food and having a good time with a small group of friends. I usually go nuts with my costume, this year I am going to be a rat. So, really easy! Happy swapping!
Response: Thank you! I like for them to be layered and interesting. To create a scene that makes a story board almost. I like all kinds really. I have been barried from MDC groups for using stickers, diecuts, and stick-on embellishments because those were not considered "ART". I really appreciated this swap. I had a lot of fun and look forward to the others coming in the future. Thanks for the heart! :)
Response: Thanks :)
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me2az50 rated for MissBrenda's Halloween Card Swap #3 on Sep 22, 2020
Comment: Thank you so very much for the Halloween card. I love it. Thanks for everything. I hope your Halloween Party is a smashing success.
Response: Thank you! I appreciate the encouragement :) You're very welcome for the card...Have a great Halloween.
Comment: Thanks for the swap, Judy. You must know I like kawaii. :-) Everything's Halloween, even your postage stamp. Love it all! 🦄
Response: I knew you like it and hoped you would enjoy what I sent. I LOVE Halloween time. Enjoy! :)

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goinjenny on Oct 1, 2020:

Thank you for the wishes in WW September!!

susieq11 on Sep 16, 2020:

Thank you for your sweet note, stamps, postcards, & stickers for WW September!!! Wow!!! You are so generous, and I appreciate it a lot!!! xoxo

BusyB on Sep 14, 2020:

Oh thank you so much for the cute sticker flakes for my WW September wishlist! I can't wait to use some on happy mail and those animals are adorable!

kiddomerriweather on Sep 8, 2020:

Thank you for the adorable banana stickers for my September WW wish! They're almost too cute to use!

Lonestarchild on Sep 5, 2020:

Thank you for the beautiful mask for Aug WW. It is wonderful -- perfect shape and nautical themed too! Love it. Thank you so much!

Heirloom on Sep 1, 2020:

** USA Happy Mail group! **

susieq11 on Jun 8, 2020:

Thank you very much for the Banff postcard for WW June! Oh I would love to go there too. It looks so beautiful! Traveling by luxury train would be very cool! Maybe one day we will both get a chance to go!!! Hope you have a great week! : )

Autist on Jun 6, 2020:

Thank you for my wonderful wishes playing cards! I was able to use a few for my deck!

Cheers, Evan

susieq11 on Jun 1, 2020:

Thank you for your lovely letter (on adorable stationery!) and the cutest sticker flakes for WW May! Made me so happy!!! I’ll write a little note back soon! xxx

sherba31 on May 26, 2020:

Thanks so much for all the letter paper for WW May! You're very generous.

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