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Minivandreams

Minivandreams
Date Joined: September 1, 2015
Last Online: June 20, 2017
Birthday: August 23
Country: United States
My Website
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About Me

Twin mom. Wife. Accountant. Scrapbooker. Cardmaker. Nap sneaker.

My bio from my website:

Julia is a twin mom. Wife. Accountant. Scrapbooker. Card maker. And self-proclaimed nap sneaker.

She is the proud mommy of boy/girl twins. She is also a full-time accountant that works outside the home in Corporate America. She holds an Associate' and Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and just recently earned her Master's degree in Accounting.

Julia prides herself on not being a “typical” boring accountant.

A former amateur drag racer, she loves to scrapbook, make cards, cook and read. She also enjoys spending time with her family, redecorating her house and traveling with the twins to new – and old – places.

Julia blogs at Mini Van Dreams about life with twins, scrapbooking, card making, easy recipes, blog tutorials, reviews, giveaways and anything else that crosses her path.

She recently became involved with social good endeavors through her blog and is now a member of the elite Global Team of 200 and a Monkey Do Project Blog Ambassador. She has also had several featured articles/posts on various websites, including Feed the Future, What to Expect, and US Aid.

She is impetuous, sassy, and a trooper.

She laughs her way through life.

She sleeps when she can sneak it in.

Favorite Music

I love anything but rap or hip hop music. I especially like classic rock - Eagles, Tom Petty, etc.

Favorite Books

  • Into the Wilderness (series) by Sara Dontai
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • The Belial Series by R.D. Brady
  • The Bellingwood Series by Diane Greenwood Muir

Favorite Movies

  • The Blues Brothers
  • A Christmas Story
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Turbo
  • Same Time, Next Year
  • Tangled
  • Gumball Rally
  • Cars
  • Lost in Translation
  • Thomas Crown Affair (old version and new version)
  • The Princess Diaries 1 & 2
  • The Sound of Music
  • Grease

Favorite Television

  • 24
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Mountain Men
  • Ice Road Truckers
  • Who do you think you are?
  • Pioneer Woman
  • House Hunters International
  • Life Below Zero
  • American Pickers
  • Unwrapped
  • The Unit
  • Property Brothers
  • Jericho

Favorite Crafts

  • Scrapbooking
  • Card making
  • Jewelry making
  • Zentangling
  • Quilting
  • ATCs
  • Sewing doll clothes/things for my kids

Etc.

I am a Jack Daniels and Coke/jeans and t-shirt kinda girl. I love working on cars. I collect frogs and interesting rocks. I love penguins. I love fun, unique things. I love to travel and learning about new places. My favorite place to visit is Amish Country in Holmes County, Ohio. I love old barns and country drives. I also love to cook and love to receive new recipes to try out. I am also a dirt racing (World of Outlaws) and NHRA drag racing fan and a die-hard Steelers girl. I also love writing letters/sending postcards. If you want to be penpals, send me a message!

I have a blog called Mini Van Dreams where I share recipes, craft tutorials, anecdotes about our crazy life, social good initiatives and more.

Swap Notes

I mail my items at work. I mark them as soon as I put them in the mail drop. The mail is picked up once a day, so depending on what time I drop them, they might not go out until the next day. If you do not receive your items in a timely manner, PLEASE CONTACT ME and I will resend them!

Swap Likes/Dislikes

  • Scrapbook supplies (embellishments, paper, etc)
  • Stickers (Rewards okay - my kids love them)
  • Chocolate
  • Penguins
  • Frog items (please no real frogs! LOL)
  • Journals and notebooks
  • Craft magazines
  • Local postcards from your area
  • Rubber stamped sentiments/quotes (on card stock, please)
  • Unique Buttons
  • Brochures from local tourist attractions
  • Anything car or racing related (advertisements, postcards, signs, etc)
  • Surprises!
  • Stationery, especially San-X and Sanrio (Rilakkuma Panda is my favorite!)
  • Advertisements for items we cannot get in the USA
  • Unique, interesting rocks (nothing too large)
  • Coloring pages
  • ATCs
  • Recipes
  • Recipe cards
  • Cookbooks

DISLIKES - Please, do not send more than 2-3 tea bags. I do not like tea, but my children do. However, I do not let them drink it all the time.

Ratings

squince rated for Easy Postcard Swap US #12 on Jun 20, 2017
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Comment: Ooh I love Amish country!
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable necklace :)
kostanda rated for Book Lovers Postcard Swap 7 on Jun 7, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so much, my first received​ :) I love your card. Thank !
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Comment: Thanks for the great card!
DebR rated for WIYM: Pick 1 Postcard (May 2017) on Jun 1, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful card
Fly rated for Easy Postcard Swap US #11 on May 23, 2017
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Comment: French is failing miserably. I have just about given up again. Postcard was cute, thanks!
nmlacagno rated for Ratings Booster Postcard Swap #10 on May 18, 2017
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Comment: thanks
gruskal rated for Happy May on May 15, 2017
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Comment: Great PC - love the church. Just got back into town, sorry bit late on the rating. Have a great day. Take care, Annette
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Barbara rated for FREE/AD #18 sender's choice on May 7, 2017
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Comment: I am a chocolate fan too. thank you for the cute postcard.
miablancs rated for Happy April on May 2, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful vintage postcard. Happy April and Happy Spring to you =D.
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful postcard od Blackwater Falls! Happy swapping to you too! :-)
GracelynnsMommy2014 rated for Chicken Recipe on Apr 30, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the recipe! This sounds so good and i cant wait to try it!! =]
GracelynnsMommy2014 rated for Tomato Recipe on Apr 30, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the recipe! This sounds so good and i cant wait to try it!! =]
squince rated for ZAZZLE ME - APRIL 2017 (naked) on Apr 25, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the Harry Potter card!
aspens rated for easy postcard #2 on Apr 24, 2017
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Comment: I really appreciate you resending! I think that's crazy that you and your kids both experienced the carousel! It's so pretty!! Thank you!
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Comment: Thank you! Yum! I love a good sub!
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Comment: Great card, thank you. Yes, it has been a long time since we have been partners.
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Comment: Thank you for the cute pictures!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful necklace! I love it!

Rating Overview

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drgngirl on Apr 16, 2017:

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I hope you like the pictures I chose for you! I absolutely love penguins, too! ENJOY!

MLouiseOliver on Apr 16, 2017:

Hello,

I'm leaving you these for the Easter Bling Up Your Profile swap. I hope you enjoy these, and hope you enjoyed your day today.

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nancylee on Apr 16, 2017:

APDG ~†Happy Easter👯Deco🐰Swap🌼

HAPPY EASTER!

mahlermail on Apr 14, 2017:

Have a Happy Easter -- APDG EASTER DECO SWAP Cheers, JOHNY

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athousandyears on Apr 13, 2017:

Hey, I'm decorating your profile for the APDG ~ Happy Easter Deco Swap :)

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Kindest regards, -A.

athousandyears on Mar 31, 2017:

Dear partner,

I’m decorating your profile for this APDG~Happy 🌻Spring 🌼Deco Swap 🌹. Please enjoy and don’t forget to rate!

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Take care!

Kindest regards,

Andrea

nancylee on Mar 21, 2017:

APDG 🌸 Happy 🌻Spring 🌼Deco Swap 🌹

Spring is for flowers and outdoor playtime!

Cleaning up the garden as the flowers awaken is always part of my spring :)

Lots more variety at our green (farmers) markets

and a special one for me and my mom a trip to the DIsney flower and garden festival

These are some of my thoughts of spring.

Happy Spring to you!

anrtist on Mar 17, 2017:

Today is St. Patricks Day!
HAVE A HAPPY 1~🍀GO GREEN! ;-)

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Sahnetoffee on Mar 17, 2017:

APDG 🌸 Happy 🌻Spring 🌼Deco Swap 🌹

Sahnetoffee on Mar 17, 2017:

APDG 🌸 Happy 🌻Spring 🌼Deco Swap 🌹

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