Swap-bot Time: September 21, 2018 6:36 pm


Date Joined: July 8, 2014
Last Online: September 16, 2018
Birthday: July 5
Country: United States

About Me

I'm a 40ish year old writer. I have two books in progress but have been in the longest writer's block in the history of man.

I absolutely love to keep in touch with people with random mail. I guess it' the writer in me. Though sometimes I can be slow in getting back to someone, so it's like getting mail for no apparent reason.

I have two kids of my own, 23, 25. Three stepkids from my late husband. My boyfriend has 3 kids. I also have two beautiful grandchildren. Johnathan and Peyton.

I'm enamored with my cat Earl, which makes me a crazy cat lady, though if I could have a box full, I certainly would. I just recently got a part Siamese from the Humane Society, her name is Opal.

Favorite Books

I love all kinds of books, romance, biography/memoirs, history, paranormal anything (especially romance) etc.

The Stand - Stephen King

S - JJ Abrams and Doug Dorst

Virals Series by Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs

Doodle Art Alley Coloring Books

Deborah Harkness books

The Themis Files books by Sylvain Neuvel

Favorite Movies

My all time favorite is Top Gun. I would have to say that the only movies I really care for are fantasy and romance/comedy. There are too many 'real life' horrors in today's news, I don't want to watch them in my spare time.

Ever After

Dirty Dancing

Beauty and the Beast

Favorite Television

Big Bang Theory







Outlander (ready for season 3 to start already!)

and Anything on the Food Network

I could keep going on, but I've probably already lost you.

Favorite Crafts


rock painting


making envelopes

and have just gotten into making fabric postcards.



Please don't send anything that smells like smoke. I have a horrible allergy to the smell and can't breathe.


I have a love for pigs

country angels

anything fantasy

anything to do with books







tea (any except ginger, not a fan)

stickers (no kawaii or children's stickers)

Post cards (I love love love love love them!) NAKED

buttons - I'm trying to fill my grandmother's button tin.

stuff for my planner

Ephemera of all types


I'd rather not have religious post cards/cards.

No scraps of paper that even you wouldn't use for something.

NO LADYBUGS. We have some here that bite and they give me panic attacks.



Comment: Thank you for the beautiful ATC and postcards 💜
Comment: Seriously: coolest postcard EVER. Also, thanks for the reminder about that book series - I had totally forgotten!! You’re the absolute best. Thank you thank you thank you!!
tichyleon rated for PP: Dent/Damaged on Sep 17, 2018
Comment: What a huge postcard! Thanks a lot... i love it
Comment: Your journal is sooooo amazing! I looked at it over and over again and I find something new every time... I never had Okra in my garden but next year I will give it a try! :D Thank you so much for this journal and the look into your life. I really enjoy looking at it! Edit: I saw that some of the hearts I rated did not stick. I hope it works this time - I love your journal! :D
Response: I'm so glad you liked it. I had a ton of fun making it. I've got you as another partner so get ready for some more insight into me.
Lucine rated for June Inspirations on Aug 28, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the resent:)
Response: You're welcome, and thank you
matt319 rated for Random Christmas PC Swap #2 on Aug 21, 2018
Response: Thanks for taking the time to rate. Guess better late than never, right? LOL
sabbysteg rated for IU: Random Fact PC on Aug 1, 2018
Comment: Thank you.
Response: You're welcome
hollycm6 rated for Just Write #19 - A Poem on Jul 30, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the poem... it was great AND I laughed at the end! (Yes it probably is me inside my head!)
Response: It's odd how you come up with things when you are forced to write without thinking too hard about it. I actually wrote it out on a piece of newspaper in the middle of painting rocks because the first line kept rolling around in my head. :)
Comment: Nice colors!😊
Response: Thank you very much.
MadeByRori rated for SWL ~ Summer Reading PC #7 on Jul 22, 2018
Comment: Ooooh, I’ll have to add Spaceman to my reading list. Thank you! And I love the PC ❤️
Response: I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. I listened to it. I love books read by the author.
DLRodrigues rated for CPG Animal PC - Global on Jul 22, 2018
Response: Thanks for rating.
Loonstruck rated for SWL ~ Summer Reading PC #3 on Jul 22, 2018
Comment: I'm so glad to hear you liked this. I'm a lukewarm fan of Green so it's heartening to hear this is worth my time.
Response: I really hope you enjoy it!
TereDiane1954 rated for SWL ~ Summer Reading PC #6 on Jul 13, 2018
Comment: Thank you for sharing your summer reading, Tami. That book sounds like one I'd enjoy reading. I loved the Victor Hugo quote on the front: "Nothing makes a man so adventurous as an empty pocket." How true!
Response: Glad you enjoyed everything. :)
gruskal rated for Happy July on Jul 13, 2018
Comment: Great PC and Happy Birthday to both you and your granddaughter. July is flying we have an out of town wedding this weekend and a few other plans coming up. Have a great summer. Take care, Annette
Response: Hope your summer is great as well.
Loonstruck rated for SWL ~ Summer Reading PC #2 on Jul 12, 2018
Comment: Thank you! Isn't it disappointing when a book you had high hopes for fizzles out?
Response: Yes, it's not fun at all.
midteacher rated for SWL ~ Summer Reading PC #5 on Jul 12, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the PC. The book and series sound interesting. I wished you would have included your view of the book, whether of not you liked it etc.
Response: If it was the Discovery of Witches (I can't remember which book I recommended this time around - brain fart) series it was FANTASTIC and I can't wait to read the next book she has coming out with one of the characters that was in the book. Same world, different series. The series has everything in it, alchemy, genetics, genealogy, time travel, magic, vampires, daemons, witches, etc.
MissPaula rated for Pass and Paste #49 on Jul 10, 2018
Comment: Wow, Tami! You have a nice camera...great pics! I will use your Cool scrap, got some ideas already. Also, I collect swap cards, thx for that! Adding and passing your mandala!
Response: The camera is on my phone. I've tried getting regular cameras but they just seem to get in the way. I'm always carrying my phone so why carry something else.
Paige1900 rated for Top Swap PC on Jul 8, 2018
Comment: Love Love Love the Harry Potter Muggle card! ♥ ♥ ♥
Response: So glad you liked it. :)
RooBaRoo rated for Collaboration #55 on Jul 7, 2018
Comment: Thank you, it will be fun adding to your postcard :) I once tried the thread technique, upon seeing it in a craft magazine. Thanks too for the note & the lettersheets.
Response: Glad you're getting inspired.
Xira rated for SWL ~ Summer Reading PC #4 on Jul 3, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the postcard (and book advice). Have a great day! Groetjes Barbara
Response: Hope your summer is wonderful!

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DaisyNY on Aug 8, 2018:

Hi Tami - This is how the Collaboration PC you sent me (56) turned out:

wolfeagle on Jul 23, 2018:

Thank you for sending me the Pass and Paste and Collaboration Pc's to finish up and send home.

MissPaula on Jul 16, 2018:

Thanks for working on my gelli print Collab PC, it looks great! = )

mamalynn on May 18, 2018:

Hi there! Thank you for your comment on my profile and the reminder I needed to update my URL. I just did :-) Thanks for liking my work <3

USAFwife on Dec 6, 2017:

Oh my goodness! You sent me Garfield! Thank you so much, I love the little post it pad! You are just the sweetest! Thank you thank you! :)

USAFwife on Dec 1, 2017:

Oh my goodness! Just got your little surprise in the mail & I love it! Thank you so much! Very creative too! Thank you thank you!

Naeco on Sep 27, 2017:

I just found the "Swapbot Hilarious Fake Junk Mail" swap letter you sent me in Feb. 2016, re-read it, and had another good laugh. I haven't logged into swap-bot for quite a while but came back just to say you brightened my day with your ridiculous letter about buying a junk house! (:

TC on Jun 28, 2017:

Hey Tami, I'm getting ready to take an extended break from SB. Please let me know if the cootie catcher never arrived so I can get it re-sent before I exit.

librarianwes on Jan 7, 2017:

Thanks for the postcard! Your weather sounds a lot like mine--cold cold cold!

kittyhahahotbot on Nov 11, 2016:

Welcome to Acme Merry Mailbox Musings!

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