Swap-bot Time: January 24, 2019 1:38 am


Date Joined: April 22, 2014
Last Online: January 23, 2019
Birthday: January 26
Country: United States
My Instagram
My Cancer Journey Blog
My Photo Blog
My Etsy Shop!

About Me

January 2019!

Happy Swapping

I'm Gabi.. a 1940s and 1950s living historian. My husband and I own a WWII Traveling museum and do quite a few events during the year.

I love the neat and tidy look of 1940s and 1950s fashion as well as the music from that Era. My husband and I are swing dancers and attend quite few events each month!

My Planners


My planners and Traveler's notebooks vary in size! Most stuff works for me!

I LOVE to swap Planner Goodies!

My main planners are all A5 sized ring bound and B6 sized Traveler's notebooks

I ADORE the little cute task stickers for planners, weather, housework, grocery shopping & traveling. they are so cute and I use a lot of them.


*Favorite Colours: Orange, Teal, Green, Tardis Blue, Yellow

  • Favorite themes for my planner are Seasonal, Monthly Holidays, Disney World, Diddl, European and Japanese cute stationery & craft/planner supplies and stickers, Kawaii, Japanese & Korean stickers/planner supplies, Alice in Wonderland, Teal, NYC, Positivity and just about EVERYTHING!

  • I love inspirational and encouraging quotes!

*Love Disney World and vacation there every year!

*I absolutely LOVE Camels, Alpacas, Chinchillas, Hamsters, Guinea pigs and Hedge Hogs.. not the easiest to find I know!!

ABCs of Me!

  • A - Aspen Colorado(home town!), Aspen trees/leaves, Alaska, Alpacas, Airplanes, Armadillos, Autumn, Antiquing, Alice in Wonderland

  • B - Bluegrass, Barbershop Quartets, Buddy Holly, Baking, Bobby Rydell, Beach Combing, Bridges, Black Licorice, Blue Columbine flowers (remind me of home!)

  • C - Cooking, Cowboys, Celtic Music, Colorado, Camels, Chinchillas, Caribou, Cats, Chinese New Year, Christopher Lambert, Country Music, Carnivals, Cruise Ships, Constellations, Clouds, Cheshire Cat,

  • D -Dogs, Dancing, Disney World, Doctor Who,

  • E - ETSY, Exploring, Erin Condren Life Planner, EPCOT, Ephemera,

  • F - Fiddle Player, Folk Music, Flying Squirrels, Filofax, Fairs, Flowers, Fall, Flea Markets, Fog, Frogs, Flow Magazine,

  • G - George Strait, Guinea Pigs, Ghost Stories, Gravity Falls, Gotham, Going places, Gel Pens

  • H Horses, Hank from Finding Dory, Harry Potter, Haunted Mansion (Disney) Halloween, Happy Planner, Hot Air Balloons, Hank Williams, Hamsters, Hummingbirds, Hurling, Hedgehogs

  • I - Iris flowers, i-Mac, Iceland, Iced Tea, Ireland, Irish Music, icicles

  • J - John Denver, Junk Journals, Jukeboxes

  • K - Kites, Kittens,

  • L- LIFE!

  • M - Music, Mandolin ( I play the mandolin), Mail, Moose, Mumford & Sons,


  • N - Neverland (Peter Pan)

  • O - Ovarian Cancer Survivor, Orange, Old West, Over the Garden Wall,

  • P - Project Life Scrapbooking, Planners, Planning, Phineas & Ferb, Perry the Platypus, Pomeranians, Pizza, Pop Culture

  • Q - Quilts, Quartets

  • R - Recipes, Royals/Royalty, Rural Living, Ranch Life

  • S- Snowflakes, Swing Dancing, Singing. Scrapbooking, Sunrise, Sunset, String Bands, String Quartet, Scottish Heritage, Scottish Fold Cats, Scotland, Scottish Music, Swapping!

  • T - Traveler's Notebooks,Travel, The color TEAL

  • U - US States, Umbrellas, Urban Legends

  • V - Violin ( I am a violinist/fiddle player) Vintage Everything! Vintage Photos, Victory Gardens, Vintage Cookbooks (50s and earlier)

  • W - Washi tape, World War II reenactor, WWII, Waterfalls, Wildflowers, Wombats, Wartime Letters, WWII Photographs, Everything/Anything WWII

  • X -

  • Y - Yeti folklore, Yellow, YouTube,

  • Z - Zoos

I LOVE Swapping goodies all over the world!

*I am a WWII Reenactor/ Living Historian

*I am a 1950s Living Historian

*I am a Medieval Reenactor/Living Historian Http://Sca.Org

*Doctor Who (Donna Noble) & also Star Trek (Bajoran) Cosplayer

*Horseback Riding

*DISNEY WORLD! I know it's not a 'hobby' but for me it kinda is... I LOVE planning our annual trip to Disney World and it really takes me all year because I make my girls autograph books & take my time doing so over the entire year. Every day involves a little bit of Disney World planning for me!



I love all postcards!!

But here are some themes I collect:

I'd love to have a train or railroad postcard from every state (and every country!)

Old Penitentiary/Prisons, WWII Era/Vintage & Vintage Repro WWII Cards, Map Cards from all over the World (USA TOO!), Alaska, Colorado, Camels, construction, trains, planes and transportation, Mountain landscapes, old barns, Bridges, Olympic Peninsula WA, Hoh Rainforest, Anywhere there is history of WWII, Jetoy, WINDMILLS, The Netherlands, Holland, UNESCO, Zoo, Recipe Postcards, Harry Potter, Castles, Dragons, Ireland, Medieval Europe, cats, Scottish Fold Cats, animals, Star Trek, Star Wars, famous people, Volcanoes, planets, coffee, tea, books, libraries, famous buildings,Old West/Cowboys,Ranches, South West, flags, maps, Scandinavia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Scotland, Japan, Van Gogh, Poe, 'Greetings From' postcards
etc.. . . . .

Wish List!


I love Halloween!

WWII Items - Anything/everything- I own a WWII Museum

1950s.. everything... anything 1950s!

Anything from Colorado - Grew up in Aspen and MISS IT TERRIBLY!

Anything SLYTHERIN related from Harry Potter

Anything from SCOTLAND - It's my ancestral homeland and anything from there is pure comfort

Cowboys, old west, horses, cattle... I'm a ranch girl

Any old ephemera, old maps, old photographs, vintage book pages, and illustrations, old ledger pages, Old music sheets, vintage paper of any kind, vintage postcards, vintage ads from magazines, vintage magazines etc.. I love old paper, old stamps, old letters, ephemera! Vintage envelopes and papers too! EVERYTHING EPHEMERA

Sheep! SO CUTE Love 'em!

Highland Cattle

Camels - My fav animal

WOMBATS - Another fav animal!

Things I can't use

No thank you...

I really dislike MINT - please nothing mint.

Sewing/Knitting/Crocheting/Fibers/Yarn/Floss/String/Ribbon/Thread/Fabric/Buttons/Trim/Lace/Cloth etc.... - I don't do these types of crafts and don't want you to spend the postage to mail them to me only for them to sit here unused and unloved LOL

Sports stuff yuck (Unless it's Cheerleading!)

teacher/reward stickers yuck

Mustache, Poop or any Emoji stuff yuck

I don't have boys so masculine/boy stuff I can't use

Favorite Television

Doctor Who


My favourite Doctors are 11, 10, 2, 8, 4 & 9

GOTHAM! (My daughter loves Gotham)

Star Trek

Candy & Goodies

Love chocolate

I'm not a fan of nuts in chocolate or plain.

I Love crisps/chips!

Nothing with hot peppers please. I do not like HOT/ spicy foods.

Please don't send anything mint. I really dislike it and it gives me a headache :(

I love all sorts of candy from all over - Im open to try most anything

NO HOTLIX or the ones with BUGS in them and don't send me chocolate covered bugs either PLEASE- that's just icky to me. YUCK! NO CANDY covered insects. Yuckers!!! LOL


Gatzcat rated for Disney Scattergories- A on Jan 21, 2019
Comment: I’m not sure where the letter “A” fits with Sleeping Beauty but it’s an “animated” drawing so we’ll go with that! Thank you for sending. Happy New Years!!
Poohtat rated for Scatts PC Swap - C - US Only on Jan 19, 2019
Comment: Thank you
Tracykason rated for Bit of history PC #2 on Jan 10, 2019
Comment: Love it, thanks.
Comment: Thank you, the photos are beautiful!
squince rated for Quick Christmas Card Swap! #1 USA on Jan 2, 2019
Comment: Thank you!
Comment: So many options! They look yummy! Thanks!
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful picture and the extras.
astrodogg rated for Quick Christmas Card Swap! #1 USA on Dec 31, 2018
Comment: Thank you. Merry Christmas and have a Happy New Year!
Comment: Thank you so much for the darling Dr. Seuss card and ephemera! Merry Christmas! Hugs, Diane
Comment: Thank you! Happy holidays to you and yours!
oneholypassion44 rated for Zox strap swap on Dec 24, 2018
paperlvr rated for Just Randomness on Dec 24, 2018
Comment: Beautiful little stamp collection and washi samples! Thank you and Happy Holidays!
Comment: Thanks for the postcard
Comment: Great Grinch card! I love the cat stickers! I've been using more and more stickers on my outgoing mail and postcards. Hope you have a great holiday!
SeleneW rated for Quick Christmas Card Swap! #1 USA on Dec 23, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the adorable card and all the fun vintage cut outs :) Merry Christmas!
bluesky rated for Hanukkah Card Swap - INT'L on Dec 22, 2018
Comment: funny card :) thank you for the stickers too. same here i love to show my daughter all about the holidays and traditions :) she's not old enough to make latkes on her own yet though ;-D one day soon I guess. happy belated hanukka!
Comment: Thank you! I love the photo. Have a great holiday season!
AliCrafter rated for Christmas Card -SNOWMAN-USA on Dec 21, 2018
Comment: I'm so sorry for the late rating. I had a stack of cards to go though when I got back from Texas and I think I missed some! Thank you for the very sweet snowman.The snowman is one of my favorite winter themes!
Villagegreen rated for Bit of history PC #2 on Dec 19, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the post card
Comment: Thanks so much :)

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 1929 452 474
Completed Fives Threes Ones
1598 2245 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
33 1148 417 0
View all


angelgram on Dec 22, 2018:

֍ ֍ ֍ МΣRRЎ €ΉŔΙŞŦΜАЅ ֍ ֍ ֍

֎ ֎ ֎ Ħдррկ Πέώ ŶξΆЃ ֍ ֍ ֍

֍ ֍ ֍ ❤ HUGS {\ o /} дѝğěĺģŗąм ֍ ֍ ֍

kittyhahahotbot on Dec 5, 2018:

I love my Thanksgiving card. Its so pretty its still up on display. Thank you so much for thinking of me!

kittyhahahotbot on Nov 17, 2018:

ScrapHappyGabi on Nov 17, 2018:


kittyhahahotbot on Nov 2, 2018:

Happy Pumpkin Day? HOw precious is that card!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Muah!

jezb750 on Oct 30, 2018:

Hi Gabi! Thank you for surprising me with a nice card! I hope you'd be able to visit the Philippines. Regards to you and your family!

BeadyEyedBeth on Sep 28, 2018:

Excited that our favorite time of year is fast approaching!

kittyhahahotbot on Sep 9, 2018:

Love my side bar ufo gif!

MeHeartsQuilting on Aug 9, 2018:

Gabiiiiii, thank you soooooo much! This was so sweet of you! I remember that day with Johnny sitting on my oven.. So much fun, so much love. LOL! Love that card! Hug you! 🤗🤗🤗😱

angelgram on Jul 25, 2018:

☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺☺ ☺

Just scrolling through swaps and seeing your name in the swap makes me smile. We don't get assigned to each other often enough as partners but I think of you lots!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hugs Mary

☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺☺ ☺

Login to leave a comment now!