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jdstanley

jdstanley
Date Joined: March 11, 2011
Last Online: December 17, 2012
Birthday: August 25, 1978
Country: United States

About Me

If you do NOT receive a swap or a rating from me, please let me know.

I am a daughter, grand-daughter, sister, cousin, aunt, niece, and girl scout troop leader...

I live in central NC... I have 2 nieces ages 8 & 4 and 2 nephews ages 6 & 3...

My father has been diagnosed with Moderate Dementia. With me being his immediate caregiver half the time, sometimes other things have to take a back burner for a few days...

Favorite Books

** Currently Reading **

The Vow (can't wait to see the movie)

Favorite books... Well there are just too many to mention... A few of my favorite authors are Nicholas Sparks, Danielle Steel, Steven King, PC Cast (House of Night Books), Stephanie Myers, Meg Cabot, Lurlene McDaniel, Luanne Rice, Ann Rice, Debbie Macomber, Mureen Child, Alex Flinn, Barbara Delinsky, Melissa Marr, Kerrelyn Sparks, LJ Smith...

I have recently gotten in to books about vampires... It all got started with Twilight...

Favorite Music

I love all kinds of music... Anything from Classical to Hard Rock... I am not a big fan of Techno tho...

Favorite Television

I like a wide variety of tv shows...

I am currently loving: ~Dancing with the Stars (Team Jaleel) ~Once Upon A Time ~Grimm ~The Secret Circle ~Ringer ~A Gifted Man ~Revenge

~Playboy Club ** I was sad when they cancelled it so early in the season **

Favorite Movies

Like many around the world... I am loving The Twilight Saga...

Can't wait to see The Vow... ** The books is so good **

Quotes

Why I’m a Leader

I’m not a Girl Scout leader for the easy hours, high pay, parents’ gratitude, power or prestige.

I’m a leader because I want the world for your daughter and mine.

A world she can share and help shape.

A world of love and laughter where she can show compassion.

I want to help her learn to finish anything she starts and do it well and to guide her to know her worth with a deeper understanding of herself.

I want to help shape women who have strength of character and are sensitive to the needs of others.

In giving of my time and myself I reap rewards far beyond what I give.

I receive a better world for my children and future generations.

I’m a Girl Scout Leader because I care.

—Author Unknown

The South

The place where...

1)Tea is sweet and accents are sweeter

2)Summer starts in April

3)Front porches are wide and words are long

4)Macaroni and cheese is a vegetable

5)Pecan pie is a staple

6)Y’all is the only proper pronoun

7)Chicken is fried and biscuits come with gravy

8)Everything is darling and someone is always getting their heart blessed.

  • Author Unknown

Favorite Crafts

I love to sew... I have been sewing since I was 14... Sewing is stress reliever... I also love to crochet...

Scapbooking is a new hobby for me... My girls had to learn the basics of it to earn their patches and I got hooked in the process...

My Bucket List

  1. Stand under the Eiffel Tower.
  2. Float in the Dead Sea.
  3. Ride the London Eye.
  4. Visit the Louvre Museum.
  5. Walk through a vineyard in Tuscany.
  6. Earn my 1st Associates Degree.
  7. Walk the Strip in Las Vegas. (Oct. 2011)
  8. Watch my nephew graduate high school.
  9. Step into the Pacific Ocean.
  10. Go to the top of the Empire State Building.
  11. Visit the Statue of Liberty.
  12. Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge.

Rant #1

Nothing gets under my skin more than when I read a nasty comment that someone has left for someone else... I mean come on people... If you wouldn't want your momma to read it then put it in a private message... Don't post it for the world to read... If I posted something like that my granny would roll over in here grave...

I guess that just goes to show that everyone doesn't have a southern up-bringing... We were taught that you don't air your dirty laundry for the whole world to see... Also that if you don't have anything nice to say, then you keep your mouth shut or learn to like the taste of soap...

One more thing... What is up with all the people not allowing NEWBIES to join in a swap??? Have they forgotten that they were once new too??? Guess people don't live by the Golden Rule anymore..."Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

In the famous words of my Granny... "This world is going to HELL in a hand basket."...

My Atkins Journey

I am starting my Atkins journey today (April 16, 2012)... If you have any tips or recipes that you want to share feel free to contact me... My address is above or leave me a private message on here...

Ratings

Laikley rated for Starting early Christmas cards ~ int on Dec 12, 2012
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Comment: thank you so much for the christmas card
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ehjut rated for Starting early Christmas cards ~ int on Dec 7, 2012
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Comment: Love the Mickey and Minnie card!
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Comment: Thanks for the cute card and Merry Christmas to you and yours.
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Comment: Thank you for the Beautifal card :) Greetzzzz, Forinetje
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Comment: Thanks for my card!
hipmom35 rated for Christmas Card 2012 on Dec 4, 2012
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Comment: Thank you! Happy Holidays!
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Comment: Thank you for the nice Christmas card :)
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Comment: Thanks for that lovely card.
ju671ne rated for Christmas Card 2012 on Dec 4, 2012
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Comment: thank you and happy holidays!
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Comment: Thanks so much!
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely disney card. Wish you a merry christmas and all the best for 2013.
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Comment: Thank you for the card!
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Comment: Cute card, thank you.
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Comment: Great Job, the recipes look delicious and I can't wait to try them! Thank you!
FundyGirl rated for Dessert Recipe Journal #9 on Sep 29, 2012
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kcheatham08 rated for Family Recipe Journal #1 on Sep 8, 2012
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Comment: Love these recipes!! I can't wait to try them :)
lizmoore01 rated for Dessert Recipe Journal #7 on Jul 30, 2012
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catchahug rated for Dessert Recipe Journal # 6 on Jun 22, 2012
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Comment: Very nice
Deloomom rated for Dessert Recipe Journal #5 on Jun 13, 2012
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Comment: Sorry, I forgot that I hadn't done this yet. Thanks!

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Comments

blockstar on Jul 20, 2012:

I see you have a bucket list :) I do too!!! I would be happy to share mine with you if you are interested! I always enjoy seeing what other people's dreams are ! My list is quite long but I am so happy when I am able to cross one off! All the best, Shanea

lemorton on May 17, 2012:

I just received your Dessert Recipe journal today and was reading your profile to see if there are any dislikes or special dietary restrictions... Have a great day.. lemorton.......Jennifer Morton

cnewt90 on Apr 5, 2012:

I have you dessert journal. I hope you like the recipes.

MizzKodak on Dec 3, 2011:

hi, thanks so much for the friendship invite =)

julianapena on Dec 1, 2011:

Hi, i'm you partner in: Make new swapbot friends #2 :) barra

Greetings from Brazil! Happy Swapping! Xoxo!

Barbi on Jun 21, 2011:

Welcome to the Swappin'InTheUSA group!

Thanks for joining!

Miabiff on Apr 27, 2011:

Good Luck on your Radiology degree. I've been a radiographer and sonographer over 20 yrs.

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