I haven’t swapped in awhile ... I’m still here. 😊 July 2020!
I'm Wendy and I have a washi tape addiction. I am a spunky court advocate and I work as a CPS social worker. I have been married 25+ years. I volunteer for the food bank and work with the homeless coalition in my area. I live on a homestead and look forward to raising some animals soon. I have a sarcastic, quick wit and enjoy friendly fun banter. I love cards and quotes that resemble my remarks. snort. I enjoy kayaking, hiking, and extreme sports and events. We are a patriotic family -so anything patriotic/folk art americana is appreciated. We are a non-smoking household.
I belong to many groups because I like variety.
I am explaining my loves here in my profile so you have a good sense of what I enjoy. It's just a guide, not requirements. There is nothing better then receiving a gift that someone put effort and energy into creating for me. I enjoy reading profiles and sending a few extras to make people smile. That's why I swap. The surprise is fun. I hope you send me a few lines and let me into your world a little if you are my partner. If you are reading this and see a swap I might enjoy, please let me know.
I save stamps from swaps, if possible try to use stamps. xoxo. I love decorated envelopes, they make me smile.
I enjoy private swaps- don't hesitate to ask.
I am learning to become as self-reliant as possible. I love canning, dehydrating, gardening, quilts, traveling, scrapbooking, candle making, kayaking, kickball, home improvement/DIY projects, baking, and cooking. I love my perennial beds. They are filled with yellow, red, pink, blues and pops of orange. I enjoy annual seeds to bring life to my perennial beds that are filled with metal stars.
CURRENT ADDICTIONS and WISHLIST items:
Air Mail theme items
Project Life cards
Handmade cards for me to send
Labels of all kinds
Lace pieces or trim
Paper or crocheted doilies in all shapes and colors
Wooden flourishes/pieces for scrapbooking, cards, atc & rolos
Mixed media items
Tim Holtz Fragment pieces (clear acrylic)
Book pages from other countries, Childrens books or pages, maps
Scrabble tiles, raffle tickets, puzzle pieces, game pieces, flash cards
Address labels with my addy - I canâ€™t get my 12x12 printer to do them
Cuttlebug folders or Cricut cartridges you no longer use
Looking for an old wooden box style rolo holder... Swap, trade, or purchase
Blank Recipe Cards
Small wooden spools
Tissue paper patterns- clothing or any other (any shape, size, or color). Looking for white tissue with dime size black polka dots.
I love tried & true recipes that you love.
Washi tape rolls or samples: My favorites are chevrons, stars, checks, houndstooth, polka dots, hearts, and stripes.I cannot find the small triangle pattern or airmail style washi and would enjoy some. Prefer no kid/disney/cartoon style if possible.
Handmade decorated envelopes
Have any slams, zines, friendship books, twinchie, or inchie that you could share? I would like to see one in person.
I have some fun items and ideas in my amazon and etsy links above for reference.
I love stars
FOOD & NUMMY STUFF...
I am an adventurous eater. The stranger the establishment the better. I like road trips and stopping along the way to eat someplace I haven't been before.
I LOVE RECIPES. My favorite recipes to receive are YOUR family favorites. Tried and true recipes. I have a soup and stew addiction. I'm also looking for some cold pasta salad style recipes.
I love my crock pot and enjoy community cookbooks.
I love to dehydrate, waterbath and pressure can.
I like to try all kinds of snacks and treats (nothing homemade please). Things local to you would be of interest and I would truly appreciate it. I would love to receive dip mixes, soup mixes, fruit soup mixes, and spices. We like spicy food. I "live" in my kitchen so anything from your state or country that you think would interest me would be a welcome surprise.
I like coffee- breakfast blend, mild &medium roasts. My favorites are vanilla, caramel, and mocha flavors. Love them! I am addicted to my K cup Keurig, I use the basket insert so I can use regular ground coffee as well.
Hot chocolate is a must in my world. YUMMO.
I am a gum fanatic. All kinds except clove.
Altoids. (Love to repurpose the tins)
Orange tic tacs... yum.. Love the containers also.
I enjoy a good cup of tea and tend to lean towards more spicy orange based kinds.
Caramel and nuts in chocolate are my favorite. I eat all kinds of chocolate- dark is delicious. I love orange flavored dark chocolate-yummy. I LOVE peppermint bark. Yes please to licorice, tootsie rolls, lemon heads, jolly ranchers, skittles, bottlecaps, laffy taffy, pop rocks, starburst. I truly enjoy taffy style candy items. I love cola flavored gum and candy.
Pumpkin flavored anything is a love of mine. Yummmmo
NO THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING...
*PLEASE NO musk smelling perfumes or lotions. (I Love fruit scents)
*I do not use dollar store, lisa frank or teaching/reward style stickers of any kind.
*I don't enjoy real looking picture stickers, lipstick, shoe, or clothing style sticky note pads.
*I am not into neon colored anything.
*No Knights, dragons/mythical, baby items, graduation stuff
*If I am in a smashbook or scrapbooking swap- please NO magazine cut outs.
*I do not decorate my house cutesy country style. It's more primitive, folk art style. See my Pinterest boards for ideas.
PLEASE include with your swap, a note with your swapbot name and the name of the swap so I am able to rate.
Thanks for reading, hope to swap soon.
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