Swap-bot Time: October 20, 2018 5:35 pm


Date Joined: August 7, 2012
Last Online: October 2, 2018
Birthday: February 29
Country: United States
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About Me

I won't be swapping much for a while due to medical issues. Hope to swap more soon.

Crafts, hobbies, & Interests

Drawing, sketching, painting, photography, sewing, gardening (herbs, and flowers), cooking, reading, crocheting/knitting, genealogy. Lighthouses - I really love lighthouses.
The following are various topics of interest.
• Lighthouses
• Trees (I love trees)
• Coffee shops
• Walking on the beach
• Trees and forests (repeat, I know, love trees)
• Rocks, seashells, boats, anything nautical
• Yarn
• Art supplies
• Animals
• Old books
• Art Museums
• Inspirational bible quotes
• Trader Joe's grocery store
• Flowers
• Lakes, rivers and swimming in them
• Farmer's markets and street musicians
• Harvest festivals
• Shabby chic, some steam punk
• Tea Gardens
• Tea and espresso
• Postcards: store bought and handmade

My favorite teas are oolong, matcha, Irish breakfast, blood orange, dandelion, Pau de Arco, and Lavender Milk Tea by Gino.


Do not like: risqué or offensive stuff, flaking, items related to Halloween, witchcraft, or magic.

Favorite Music

Music from Movies

Favorite Books & Magazines

The Bible
The Husband's Secret
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
Old Folklore: Viking Legends, German Folklore
FairyTales: Grimms and Hans Christian Anderson
Jane Eyre
Pride and Prejudice
The Federalist Papers
Genealogy related books (how to document, Roots Magic, etc.)
Art Books:
• Degas, Rembrandt, J.M.W. Turner, Mary Cassatt, Van Gogh, DaVinci, Monet, Manet
Photography Books: • Old photos - 1850's, Yosemite images by Carleton Watkins
• Ansel Adams
• Paul Strand

Favorite Magazines:
• Somerset magazines
• Jane Austen Knits
• Tea Time
• Cook's Illustrated
• Drawing Magazine

Favorite Movies

Beauty and the Beast
Horse Whisperer
Jericho series
Midsomer Murders series
Foyle's War series
They Live (favorite B movie)
Fried Green Tomatoes
Disaster Movies (too many to list)

Important Notes

I will rate quickly, usually right after I open the swap. I send on time and keep track to make sure my swap is received in a timely way. I care very much about what I send and try to send what I think my partner would like. If something is not okay please let me know. I am happy to resend if you do not receive my swap, so please let me know before rating if you did not get it.

I like to send extras that I think my partner will like and like to read my partner's profile to get to know them and what they like. Having said that, I rate solely on the swap item. Extras are nice and I love to send and receive them, but they are what they are, extras.

I am mailing from home, using stamps.com. It is hard to get to the post office so my swaps are usually sent via the community post box. I print my own stamps.

I click sent when I put the swap in the post box so I do not forget to mark it sent. However, it usually will not be stamped at the post office until the following day. If you do not receive my swap, there is a chance I did not calculate the postage correctly. Just let me know, I am happy to resend. Thanks for your patience.


colodad rated for AMA: Sender's Choice April on Apr 12, 2018
Comment: Thanks for a great swap. I appreciate you sharing your art with me. Loved the sailboat extra too.
mjhaertling rated for A.I. Create a Tag on Apr 10, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful tags. I appreciate your use of Scripture on them. I am going to use the larger one as a bookmark in my Bible.Your note card is so special too. Thanks for the extras.
kisforkechell rated for CSG - Christmas Card Swap on Mar 22, 2018
Comment: thank you for the lovely booklet.
debhous rated for CSG ~ Uplifting Message for 2018 on Jan 24, 2018
Comment: Beautiful message and thanks for the book referral. I just got back from the library, but it will go on my list for next time
heatherc rated for PH: "C" Is For (Blank or Naked) on Jan 20, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the lovely California agriculture card. How nice to grow up with fresh fruits and veggies so available. I am hoping to plant some fruit trees this spring.
crystalite rated for Stamping on text on Jan 7, 2018
Comment: This card is absolutely awesome! I love it. Thank you for looking at my profile and sending me a card I will keep in my collection forever!
SilverD rated for A.I - Pen & Ink ATC on Sep 27, 2017
Comment: Thank you for your ATC, very nice work. Yes the Cherry wood ATC is very unique, I'll have to find a special use for it.
AZmom875 rated for BL - Hand Made Butterfly PC Swap on Sep 11, 2017
Comment: What an awesome coffee butterfly postcard.
dawnielynn rated for EASU: Wild about WASHI on Sep 10, 2017
Comment: Thank you Denise!
ladybugluvsstuff rated for A.I. - using Salt on Sep 2, 2017
Comment: Love the ladybug atc ,and extras thank you so much 🐞
Dsweeny rated for PW bible verse on note card on Sep 1, 2017
Comment: Hi there!! WOW I absolutely LOVE the homemade cards you created for encouragement - you are not only a talented photographer, but what a super cool way to use your talent and share it with others. :) I was crazy about the verses you chose, and seeing that police box on the front of the card...DOCTOR WHO :) Terrific swap, and thank you again so much. Dina
annielou rated for A.I. - using Salt on Aug 28, 2017
Comment: Gorgeous ATC!! And I love the extra red one as well. You are very generous! Thank you!!
Comment: tha bookmark is beautiful!!!! Thanks so very much for making it so special♥♥♥
ellie rated for HMPC: Sender's Choice PC-Aug on Aug 22, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful fall postcard
Suneyflower rated for HMPC: Sender's Choice-July on Jul 28, 2017
Comment: thank you so much for the thoughtful one of a kind postcard!! hope you have a wonderful afternoon :)
Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely letter and the knitting instructions! This was a fun swap and you made it really special!
starrycat rated for TPP: Touristy Type PC - Naked on Jul 5, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard, Denise. I love retro themed postcards!
Comment: Love the beautiful landscape PC you sent. The Lone Cypress is fantastic!
karunamichell rated for BL ~ Butterfly poem on Jun 26, 2017
Comment: Beautiful presentation- thank you so much!

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biasbabe on Jun 27, 2017:


To the Nuts for Sewing and Crafting Group

yvonne401 on Jun 24, 2017:

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



ladydy5 on Mar 24, 2017:

Welcome to our great group of swappers. Make an Envelope

yvonne401 on Jan 31, 2017:

Welcome to Butterfly lovers! It's great to have you here!



OrigamiGrace on Jan 3, 2017:

From Cheap Postage Group!


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