Date Joined: July 28, 2009
Last Online: October 22, 2017
Birthday: January 21, 1958
Country: United States
I am still listening to the same music I grew up with...oldies but still the best! I am a huge Rod Stewart fan and have seen him up close and personal in concert four times. I also love Journey, Josh Groban, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Bob Seger, Bryan Adams, Celine Dion, Tina Turner, Laura Branigan, Abba, and am still an Osmond fan at heart!
Reading is my passion! I adore it and would have my nose stuck in a book all day long if I could! Not only do I enjoy reading the old fashioned way...I also love listening to audio books. My favorite authors are Nora Roberts, J.A.Jance, Stuart Woods,Laura Childs, Mary Higgins Clark, Carol Higgins Clark, Leslie Meier, Debbie Macomber, Stephen King,Kate Collins, Sue Grafton, Janet Evonovich, James Patterson, Christine Feehan, Carolyn Keene, Marilyn Ross and much more. Some of my very favorite books are the "cozy" mysteries!
I'm not a huge TV fan but I am loyal to some shows. I have been watching "General Hospital" for over 35 years now! I am a HUGE fan of the show Once Upon a Time and I also enjoy watching Supernatural, Grimm, Parenthood, The Good Wife, The Odd Couple, Designated Survivor,,Gotham,American Housewife, American Housewife, Designated Survivor,and Kevin Can Wait. I love the older shows on DVD and have quite a collection of those. My most favorite ones that I enjoy watching over and over are Bewitched, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Murder She Wrote, Charmed, Everybody Loves Raymond, Ghost Whisperer, The King of Queens, Diagnosis Murder, CSI, Friends, Emergency and Dark Shadows.
I love magazines, especially all the ones geared at women. I'm always buying one here and there and my favorites are Woman's Day, Family Circle, Ladies Home Journal, Taste of Home, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, Woman's World, First, People, Oprah, All You, Redbook,Dr. Oz, Soap Opera Digest and alot of the cooking magazines.
I am also a huge Halloween fan! My fascination began when I was just a kid and loved dressing up in costume and going through the neighborhood with my friends "trick or treating." When I grew up and got married, two of my kids were born in October...one on the 17th and another on the 30th...just 27 minutes away from midnight. When they were growing up we always had Halloween themed birthday parties! When my daughter turned 16 we had a "Sweet 16, Halloween" party for her and it was amazing! We decorate our house and yard with everything Halloween and we usually start in mid-August! I love the stickers, the stationery, the decorations, smells, colors and mood of Halloween!
Any kind of stationery - the old fashioned letter kind or computer stationery of any kind
Postcards of scenic things, especially state map post cards
Candles - spicy kind, not flowery
Bubble bath or body wash
Souveniers from your state in exchange for something from my state...especially T-shirts and refrigerator magnets
Journals...any size, shape, color, texture, lined
Pretty or cute blank notecards
Anything dealing with Snoopy, Thomas Kinkade
Cat figurines or cat related items
Noah's Ark items
Disney items, especially those pertaining to Beauty and the Beast
Kiddie type stickers or stationery
Not a fan of washi tape
I have been a member of Swap Bot for many years and one thing I can promise anyone who is my partner...you will always receive a swap from me and it will be a quality swap. I try my best to always follow the requirements of the swaps and I do rate when I receive. What is discouraging to me is when you work so hard to build up your ratings and communicate with your partner if there is ever a problem, and out of the blue, someone will rate you a 3 because of a late postmark or a discrepancy. All I ask of my partners is to give me a fair chance. If I omitted sending you something, there's a reason. If I'm late, it's because of a reason and I always try to contact my partner why. I do always try to send on time, but recently my family suffered a tragedy that prevented me from doing so. Sometimes life has different plans for us and swapping has to take a back seat for a day or so. Again...please contact me first before rating me down. I will be happy to rectify whatever happened. I will also do the same for any partner I have. Thanks!
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