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annielou

annielou
Date Joined: February 1, 2017
Last Online: April 22, 2018
Birthday: April 5, 1955
Country: United States

About Me


I think I am a pacifist, an idealist (versus realist), peace loving, tree hugging, spiritually grounded middle aged woman.

I am a happy mother of 5 (blended family) with 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Crazy! I'm 61 years old and I love life. I've been a scrapbooker, a stamper, a knitter and NOW .. a swapper!

My second husband is a retired Methodist pastor. Faith is pretty important to us. organized religion has been hurtful to many people. I prefer a faith that encompasses all walks of life, all faiths, all people. I am criticized for that. but that's my truth.

Favorite Music

Rock & Roll! Actually Im pretty diverse in my music listening but I do not like old fashioned country, nor do I like opera. I don't like rap.

A kid of the 60s and 70s, I like The Eagles, America, Dan Fogelberg, Journey, Styx, Aerosmith, Grand Funk Railroad, YES, Steppenwolf .. to name a few.
Todd Rundgren, Eric Clapton, Bruno Mars, Adele, Amy Winehouse, Maroon 5, seriously into most all types of music. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Dan Fogelberg, Foreigner, Journey, Boston, etc.

Favorite Television

This Is Us

Modern Family

Genius on PBS (waiting for the next season)

Call the Midwife

Stranger Things

Handmaid's Tale (currently on Hulu)

guilty pleasure: (all the) Real Housewives

Favorite Crafts

  • Knitting
  • Scrapbooking
  • Rubber stamping
  • Sewing (just starting again..) BUT MOST OF ALL:
    ~*~ Swapping - a whole new world. I love it.

COLLECTIONS

Mary Engelbriet--anything! anything with hearts anything with angels retro stuff stars! peacocks (they are my "token.") 1960s, 1970s, 1980s

I like decorating my desk for the holidays each month. so I like the seasons and the holidays.

FAVORITE COLORS

AQUA TEAL TURQUOISE PINK RED PURPLE

rainbow

favorite flowers & house plant

snapdragons, hollyhocks, lily of the valley, black-eyed susan, clematis, violets, daisies, moss roses, lilacs

Christmas cactus African violets anything that climbs - ivy

favorite foods

Italian, Mexican, Irish pub, Norwegian Christmas meatballs, Qdoba, Chinese

chicken is my absolutely favorite thing to eat.

ADDICTED TO: Chocolate

My husband makes the best spaghetti sauce in the universe.

DISLIKES

Party-related political stuff

Death or dying related

I don't like tea.

I don't use coupons.

I prefer to NOT receive photocopies of your previous work.

Ratings

georgiafae rated for It's Teal Time! on Apr 18, 2018
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Comment: What a pretty pocket letter. Love the color of course, Thanks for all the extra goodies! Thanks for sharing!
SamiE rated for USATC: April Free Theme ATC Swap on Apr 17, 2018
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Comment: I was just telling another swap partner, if we all said "THINK SPRING" it might happen!!! Thanks for the nice ATC. Hope it warms up for ya'll!!!!
me2az50 rated for C-------ATC (USA) on Apr 14, 2018
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Comment: I loved the mail stamps you used to make the card and on the envelope. Have not seen them before.Loved the coloring on the ATC. Thanks for all the goodies.
Chrissiemeade85 rated for A----atc (USA) on Apr 13, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much for your beautiful ATC I love the little cute card with the cat coming down the mailbox that's adorable and I love the postcard that you print it off for that you found I love the little ads with cats on it it's so cute thank you and I love all the extras it took me a minute to figure out what the little squares were with the stripes on it but I got it thank you I love everything you sent it was amazing and I understand stuff happens with the lateness so I'm not going to write down because I absolutely loved it and thanks for communicating with me and letting me know you were going to be late
suzwa rated for B------ATC (USA) on Apr 12, 2018
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Comment: What a gorgeous background on this ATC! Thank you
Lablauri57 rated for ATC #10: Month of March on Mar 17, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the neat ATC. I liked the layer effect.
supersquirrel rated for ATC - Free Themed #46 (USA) on Feb 24, 2018
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Comment: Darling ATC - I feel the same about Mason Jars! Thank you and have fun!
Mammybarnes rated for Dragonfly ATC on Feb 23, 2018
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Comment: Hi Anne Your Dragonfly ATC is beautiful. Thank you for the extra Dragonfly. Hope you at fun at your Scrapbook retreat and a fabulous time in Florida.
Candyn29 rated for ATC - Free Themed #45 (USA) on Feb 22, 2018
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Comment: Thank you, but now I'm craving Thanksgiving dinner 😁
laterdayze rated for ATC #9: Month of February on Feb 21, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the February ATC and the extra papers. I love everything :)
Allegrae rated for Hot Breakfast Month ATC (USA) on Feb 21, 2018
5
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Comment: Thanks for the cute retro ATC!
rjdolphin rated for Hot Breakfast Month ATC (USA) on Feb 20, 2018
5
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Comment: Thanks for the great card
waterlotus rated for Purple and Orange ATC on Feb 20, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for my ATC & extra goodies, I love it!
turtles27 rated for Whimsical bird ATC on Feb 20, 2018
5
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Comment: Very cute! Thank you so much!
shellybuckmeier rated for 5/5 ATC Valentine's (USA) on Feb 15, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the nice ATC and card!
ladydy5 rated for A.I - Finger paint ATC on Feb 12, 2018
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Comment: Nice note too. Good job in the finger paint.
kfaye rated for 5/5 ATC Valentine's (USA) on Feb 9, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty valentine ATC you made :) I am jealous of your weekend scrapbook retreat! I have never been to one. That sounds like heaven! Happy Valentine's Day <3
Response: Thank you for the rating ad the heart. I don’t want to rub it in, but we have another one at our local paper craft store this coming weekend! And for $35, we get the use of a table Friday and Saturday AND they feed us a delicious supper both days. There are snacks too. You just need to move to MINNESOTA!!
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Comment: I got your letter. Thank you. I hope you are successful! ((hugs))
Response: I’m so glad it made it to Greece! Thank you for the rating!
vlhafer54 rated for 5/5 ATC Valentine's (USA) on Feb 8, 2018
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Comment: Thank you - hugs and kisses!
Response: I’m so glad you liked it. Happy Valentine’s Day! Thank you for the rating and the heart!! Xoxox
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Comment: Beautiful PL Beautiful PL! thanks so much for the extras also.Great addition to my growing collection.
Response: I had so much fun making it for you! I’m glad you Iike it! There is something pretty wonderful for about the 9LP. I appreciate the rating and the heart!!

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Comments

MsLee on Mar 27, 2018:

Just dropping by to say hello and have a great week. Love you my friend.

georgiafae on Feb 1, 2018:

Happy 1 year with Swap-Bot! Pretend there is cake-ice cream-confetti and lots of whooping! Love ya!

MsLee on Jan 26, 2018:

Dearest Friend, thank you so very much for the friendship, the caring, and your kind words. I love You.

supersquirrel on Jan 26, 2018:

Being fairly new to ATC making, you can't believe how encouraging your kind words have been. They always leave me smiling. Thank you :)

MsLee on Dec 29, 2017:

Dear friend. I'm glad my card had arrived. I just one to take a moment of your time to wish you a very Prosperous, Happy & Healthy New Year. Thank you so much for your friendship. It means the world to me. 💐 🐱 🎆 💞

craftyone on Sep 9, 2017:

Ooh, the coffee sleeves are totally awesome! You are so thoughtful! Thanks for thinking of me during your coffee time!

Allegrae on Aug 16, 2017:

Received the finished APC starters! Love the finished cards!

makestuff on Jul 8, 2017:

Thank you for the ATC jam and the extras!

MissPaula on Jul 7, 2017:

Thanks for working on my ATC Jams.......

Allegrae on Jun 2, 2017:

Fantastic additions to the lobster ATC jam! It's perfect!

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