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drgngirl

drgngirl
Date Joined: January 31, 2012
Last Online: September 20, 2018
Birthday: July 7
Country: United States
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About Me

UPDATE- 5/21/18- My father-in -law was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer. He has had his first round of radiation with 14 or so more treatments to follow. I will try to get online when I can, but it probably won't be very often due to my family situation and work. My work schedule is about to become very, very hectic for the foreseeable future. It's good for the pocketbook, not so good for my mental health. Lol.

NOTE OF WORTH: COMMUNICATE WITH ME IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM! 'nuff said....

PLEASE SEND ALL EMAIL (unless it involves attachments) AND PINTEREST SWAPS TO ME VIA PM HERE. MY EMAIL LIKES TO PUT THINGS IN THE TRASH BIN WITHOUT ME LOOKING AT THEM AND THEN DELETE THEM IF I DON'T LOOK AT THEM WITHIN A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME. Thanks for understanding!

ON HOLD AT THE MOMENT -I would like to do private swaps for stickers, postcards, ATCs, note cards, washi tape samples, Pinterest boards, Pocket Letters (both 3 and 9 pockets), flip books, etc. If you would like to swap with me, please PM me! Right now I can't send anything internationally! I just don't have the money for postage!

I am a mom of two. My daughter has moved out on her own and is getting married in September! My son is a freshman this year. He is no longer in Boy Scouts because we were essentially kicked out of his troop because we wanted it run the correct way and they were unwilling to change. 2/24/16- My son achieved his First Class Rank tonight! He had to pass his swim test and after months he has finally done it! WE ARE SO PROUD OF HIM!

We have a Pomeranian named T.Bear. Our mini dachshund named Smalls passed away on September 14, 2014 in my arms. We have two new mini dachshunds; a black and tan boy named Brody and his half-sister, a red female named Belle. They are a little over a year old.

T.Bear or just Bear

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Brody

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My husband and I have been together for 20 years and married for 18. We got married on July 4, 1998. On July 2, 2011 we renewed our vows at a special ceremony with family and friends.

Favorite Music

My favorite music is country. I like Chris Cagle, Toby Keith, Keith Anderson, Trace Adkins, Big & Rich, Montgomery Gentry, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntyre, Brantley Gilbert, Jason Aldean.

I also like Pink, Elton John, Queen, Adele, old 60's and 70's rock and 80's pop. I like a few pop songs; Katy Perry, Lady GaGa... Olly Murs has become a new favorite.

I do not like rap, metal, or even a lot of modern rock/pop.

Favorite Books

I am into sci-fi/fantasy books. My favorite authors are Anne McCaffrey, Katherine Kurtz, Tamora Pierce, and Mercedes Lackey.

I also like historical romances. My favorite authors are Jude Devereaux and Catherine Coulter. If it's old west, pirates, old English, etc. I like it.

I am slowly branching out into paranormal romances and like mainly wolf/cat themes along with some vampires.

I have a Kindle Fire. I would love some recommendations for free books that I can get for it. I love to read and the Kindle makes it so easy to do it anywhere!

Favorite Movies

My most favorite movies of all time are-

Dirty Dancing (#1)

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10 Things I Hate About You (#2)

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A Knight's Tale (#3)

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The Princess Bride (#4)

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The Goonies (#5).

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I like romantic comedies, comedies, chic flicks; Made of Honor, Maid in Manhattan, The Wedding Planner, The Back Up Plan, Failure to Launch, The Wedding Date, Hope Floats, Two Weeks Notice, etc. I also like some sci-fi/fantasy movies; Labyrinth, Legend, Serenity, Mists of Avalon, Highlanders, etc. I do not like horror or scary movies at all.

Favorite Television

I love to watch Bones (love David Boreanez!), Castle (love Nathan Fillion!), Law & Order:SVU, CSI:New York, CSI, Criminal Minds, The Big Bang Theory, Elementary, Body of Proof, Once Upon A Time, Glee, Firefly, Farscape, Moonlight, 21 Jumpstreet, Young Riders, seaQuest, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Copper, Ripper Street, Scorpion, and Angel.

THANK GOODNESS FOR NETFLIX! We recently upgraded our cable, but there's still nothing on to watch! Lol! My daughter talked us into getting Netflix and we're all loving it!

Favorite Crafts

I like to do plastic canvas crafts and scrapbooking. I would love some new, easy plastic canvas patterns. I try to be crafty, but I can't draw really and don't really try. :)

I am fairly new to scrapbooking and I have put together the beginnings of a few books. I am working on a book for my daughter's Girl Scout career (which she's been in for 10 years in June 2012) and one for my son's Cub Scout career. I am going to be working on a book for my nephew's mother for her birthday in July.

Update: Mother's Day 2013. I gave my mother the scrapbook I made her and she loved it! I made each section about one of her kids and their family and did sort of a family tree page with a family picture, birthdays of each person, and when that child got married. Then the "chapter" was pictures of the grandkids from that particular family. The last chapter was pictures with one or more families represented. She loves it and looks at it frequently.

I am a hoarder of scrapbook supplies and love all the different papers and embellishments. If I see something I like, I tend to buy it just because, not because I am working on a project at the moment. :)

I am also slowly branching out into ATCs. They prove quite the challenge for me, but I think I am slightly improving with each one I do.

I have finally purchased a SMASHbook and have started it thanks to the Glimpse Into My Life... swap series. That swap series gave me the kick in the pants I needed to start working on the book.

I think Pocket Letters have become my new favorite thing! I really enjoy making them, deciding on a theme, collecting the tuck-ins, well, everything! If you would like to do a private Pocket Letter swap, please let me know!

I would also like to get more into flip books, art/junk journals, and trying new papercrafts. I watch a lot of youtube for ideas.

Other Things To Know About Me

I collect bears, angels, dragons, Eeyore, My Little Pony (G1, G3, and G3.5 ONLY!), Santas (thanks to my grandmother to whom I was very close) and penguins.

I like silver jewelry (rings size 10.5, bracelets, earrings (for sensitive ears)), earrings that are cute (holiday, Eeyore, penguins, cutesy things, etc.)

My favorite holidays are Christmas, Valentine's Day, and Halloween. I love to decorate for the holidays and put up decorations on the first of the month and leave it up for the whole month.

I love chocolate. Especially the combos of chocolate/orange, chocolate/raspberry, and chocolate/mint. Dark chocolate is the best thing ever! One of my favorites is Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (regular or dark). I also love the flavor watermelon, plain, peanut, dark chocolate M&Ms, Peanut Butter Twix, mint Three Musketeers, Sixlets, Red Vines, Whoppers... I could go on for days. :)

I love to drink hot chocolate. I don't drink coffee (but I love the smell of it) or tea at all. I love cheesecake, just about any kind.

My favorite colors are blues, purples, darker shades of green. I do not like PINK or RED (unless it's for Valentine's Day), ORANGE, YELLOW, BROWN.

DISLIKES

These are things that I would not like to receive at all, not even to just pass on. Thanks!

  • tea (not a tea drinker at all)
  • anything SPIDER, LIZARD, SNAKE, INSECT
  • black licorice
  • sour candies
  • anything with an excess of red, orange, yellow, pink, pastels, neons (unless I sign up for a swap that is specific to these colors which I highly doubt I will do...)
  • anything overly gory or gross (I prefer the fun and cutesy side of Halloween)

My Geeky Side

I like/love the following geeky kinda stuff-

  • Firefly/Serenity
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Labyrinth
  • The Princess Bride
  • Angel
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • The Goonies
  • My Little Pony (G1s, G3s, and G3.5s)
  • Farscape
  • A Knight's Tale
  • ElfQuest
  • Disney (Brave, Toy Story, Monsters Inc., Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Robin Hood, UP, Snow White, Mulan, Tangled, Lilo and Stitch, Winnie-The-Pooh (esp. EEYORE!), The Lion King, Finding Nemo, Lady and the Tramp, Bambi)

My Family

My husband's name is Loren and we will have been married for 19 years on July 4, 2017. My husband enjoys fishing, woodworking, and, most recently, knife making. He likes caramel, cashews, strawberry Charleston Chews, Bottlecaps.

My daughter's name is Ashley and she's 19. She's engaged. They are getting married September 9, 2017.

My son's name is Kyle and he's 15. He's a freshman this year. He's struggling a bit in school so we're working with his teachers and counselor to get him back on track. He's into hanging out with his friends, playing his X-Box 360, Magic the Gathering, reading, and playing his violin.

My Wishlist

Here is a wishlist of things that I would like to get. Please from a smoke-free environment. Pets are fine since I have 3 of my own, just nothing smelling of urine or anything like that. Makes me kinda gag. Lol

  • washi tape (rolls or samples, esp. anything holiday related or pertaining to anything on my profile)
  • button fairies in blues, greens, or purples
  • Pocket Letters (both 3 and 9 pockets) of any theme on my profile
  • flip books of any theme on my profile
  • Eeyore stuff
  • dragon stuff
  • ATCs of just about anything (Disney (esp. Eeyore, Merida, and Belle), sunflowers, dragons, bears, angels, penguins etc.), anything mentioned on here
  • dark chocolate (mine keeps disappearing... darn kids :))
  • cute earrings (hypoallergenic or for sensitive ears. Prefer silver)
  • colored gel pens
  • penguin stuff
  • bear stuff
  • angel stuff
  • My Little Pony (G1, G3, and G3.5 ONLY) stuff (ask for a list if interested in sending me something MLP related)- MEDLEY IS MY FAVORITE! m
  • easy plastic canvas patterns (ESP. ANYTHING NERDY RELATED)
  • address labels with Lilo and Stitch, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, Merida, Alice In Wonderland (Alice ONLY!), Bambi, Mulan, Belle, dragons, angels, penguins, My Little Pony (see above), Eeyore, bears, sunflowers, purple irises
  • Christmas ornaments (Santas, angels, bears, penguins, Eeyore, birthstone (July-ruby)), any time of year!
  • clear stamps (my block sizes are 1"x2", 1"x5", 2"x3" 3"x4", 2"x7", 2"x2")
  • ink pads (NOT black, green, turquoise, purple, blue- other colors would be awesome though!)
  • punches of any sort/size (have a 1" circle, rounded corner, sunflower, assorted small ones)
  • stickers (any theme on my profile- please no teacher reward or religious ones though. I have no use for them!)
  • strawberry flavored chapstick (Chap Stick brand only! All others tend to make me break out around my mouth)

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  • vintage images
  • I've come to realize that I kinda like Steampunk stuff so anything Steampunk would be great
  • slouchy beanies in blues, dark greens, black, greys, purple/dark purple- similar to this one

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  • Mini Tsum Tsums- I have the following- Belle, the Beast, Ariel, Dumbo, Stitch, Eeyore, Rabbit, Winnie The Pooh, Rapunzel PLEASE DO NOT SEND MARVEL, FROZEN, OR STAR WARS. I DETEST THEM VERY MUCH!

POSTCARDS

I especially like non-touristy, Disney, horses, sunflowers or irises, book/reading related, handmade, penguins, nature.

I am trying to collect a postcard from every state. So far I have the following-

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Connecticut
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin

I'd also enjoy postcards from your city. So far, I have the following-

  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Richmond, Virginia
  • Pendleton, South Carolina
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Corvalis, Oregon
  • Eugene, Oregon

Foreign postcards so far-

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Stadt Ettenheim, Germany
  • Jerusalem, Israel
  • Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Paihia, New Zealand
  • Melboune, Australia
  • Australia
  • Cozumel, Mexico

Ratings

littlemissme84 rated for ATP - Butterflies on Jul 11, 2018
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Jjean rated for ATP - Butterflies on Jul 2, 2018
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Comment: Beautiful board with lots of color - Thank you for sharing.
satinification rated for ATP - Butterflies on Jul 1, 2018
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Comment: Thank you
Jjean rated for ATP - Medieval on Jun 13, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for sharing. I love the clothes also and of course the castles... fun swap
Wildchild rated for ATP - Medieval on Jun 13, 2018
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damilola rated for favorite pinterest boards on Jun 9, 2018
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Comment: Now I LOVE dragons as well ! Oh my goodness.... Wonderful board ! Thanks for sharing ! And especially for sending your absolute favorite board to me <3 !
vickysounio rated for favorite pinterest boards on Jun 6, 2018
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Comment: OMG!! I love Christmas and Santa.. And what a lovely tradition you have.. Thanks for sharing!!!
Jjean rated for favorite pinterest boards on Jun 5, 2018
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Comment: What a cute, cute board. Enjoyed viewing all the "teddy " bears. Thank you for sharing.
hispanka77 rated for favorite pinterest boards on Jun 5, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for your board, I like sunflowers too :) (Following!!)
Nehalennia rated for ATC Color Serie: Blue on Jun 3, 2018
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Comment: Thank you very much for your lovely ATC x
Ac2052 rated for Man With Wings ATC on May 23, 2018
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Comment: Oh my gosh, I love this winged guy so much!! He will make an excellent addition to my collection!! Thank you!!
Kskollections rated for ATC Color Serie: Green on May 22, 2018
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Comment: Cute!
vanneparis rated for SUSA - Marilyn Monroe ATC on May 22, 2018
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Comment: Hi Heather - Thanks so much for the beautiful Marilyn ATC. I love it!! Thank you for joining the swap. Take Care -Vanne
Jjean rated for ATP ~ All Kinds of Animals on May 22, 2018
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Comment: What a fun idea - the babies are so cute - thank you for sharing.
Katja rated for ATP ~ All Kinds of Animals on May 22, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for your lovely board!
littlemissme84 rated for ATP ~ All Kinds of Animals on May 21, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for sharing
justme2905 rated for ATP: Card Making on Apr 27, 2018
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Jjean rated for ATP: Card Making on Apr 23, 2018
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Comment: Beautiful cards....I hope to make some of these....Thank you for sharing......
tigerlily2110 rated for ATP: Card Making on Apr 23, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for your board.
kfaye rated for Disney Love Pocket Letter on Apr 17, 2018
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Comment: Thank you :D Little Mermaid is my favorite Disney movie. I love the songs!

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Comments

knuffelbeerandy on Sep 18, 2018:

hello heather, here is the link too my Pinterestsite of butterflys, i hop you like

it.https://nl.pinterest.com/akasteleijn/vlinders/

It was lot of fun too search for them. greetings Andrea (knuffelbeerandy)

tcornell on Jan 3, 2018:

Thank you for all of the cute address labels you sent to me for the AATW Dec. wish list!

stiffneck78 on Dec 20, 2017:

Fenix825 on Nov 25, 2017:

Forgive my extreme tardiness for my thanks, but I did receive a great October wish from the AATW October wishlist. Thank you SO very much for thinking of me!

susieq11 on Oct 31, 2017:

For AATW October!!! Oops! : D

susieq11 on Oct 31, 2017:

Thank you soooo much for the Snoopy card, post-it's and stickers!!!! I love it!!!!! XOXO

sherba31 on Oct 30, 2017:

Thank you for the coloring stickers and washi for AATW October. Hope you enjoy your Halloween. =)

kiddomerriweather on Sep 7, 2017:

Thank you for the August AATW envie of goodness. I really appreciate it. It came at a much appreciated time. My father is currently in the ICU and things have been scary. Thank you for thinking of me.

shirleyinCA on Aug 23, 2017:

Thank you for my August AATW wish of rub-ons and Snow White pages! They are just great and perfect for me!

daydreamer47 on Aug 11, 2017:

Thank you tons for the cute journal cards and the pretty washi samples!

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