Swap-bot Time: January 19, 2018 5:31 pm


Date Joined: July 26, 2013
Last Online: January 19, 2018
Birthday: November 24, 1946
Country: United States


Hello, I am Sandy from Indiana. I love postcards and have collected them since I was a child. I love receiving postcards and reading what others have to say. It's my way of traveling around this big wonderful world we have. I love sending postcards to others that enjoy them. As for what kind of postcards I like, I prefer the tourist type. You know, the ones that show your home town; scenery, buildings, etc. I really don't like funny, nude, b & w, ad cards or home made. I DO NOT CARE FOR ZAZZLE or HOME MADE POSTCARDS.

The Personal Stuff

I've lived in the same Hoosier town all of my life. My husband and I just celebrated our 50th anniversary on March 26, 2017. We four children. They are all married and they have given us 10 wonderful grand children ranging from four years to 28 years old. I am retired and enjoy babysitting for the younger grand children.

Odds and Ends

I love all holidays. I love to make home made gifts for birthdays and Christmas. I love to bake and make candy. I love to write. I send many cards as part of our church card ministry. I keep a journal and have for many years.

A Few of My Favorite Things

I love teddy bears, heart things, stationery, note cards, address labels and recipe cards. I have over 150 recipe cards in my collection of recipe cards. I collect cookie cutters. At one time I collected teddy bears and things that are heart shaped. My favorite color is lavender. My favorite flowers are daisy, lilac and jonquil. My favorite food is anything that doesn't eat me first! I love the smell of rain and anything freshly baked. I love caramel, licorice, anise and peppermint.

Not My Cup of Tea

I don't like candles, sports, insects, mice, snakes, perfume or strong smells, or crude and vulgar items. I do not drink tea or coffee. I do not like anything that is spearmint.

Favorite Music

I love the good old fashion Rock-n-Roll music from the 50's and 60's. I listen to country and Christian music. And of course I listen to lots of kids songs with the small grand children.

Favorite Movies

I enjoy mystery movies. I seem to watch a lot of Disney movies. Guess all of those grand kids have influenced me. I love to watch movies on the Hallmark, Up and Life channels.

Favorite Television

I watch a lot of Food Network shows. I love to try the recipes they make on the shows. I also watch Reba, Heartland, Cedar Cove, The Good Witch and lots of Disney. Seems like when I find a good show then it goes off and I need to search for something else to watch.

Crafty Me

I love to scrapbook. I make a scrapbook for each of my six grandchildren every year for Christmas. Four of my grandchildren live in Florida so I don't see them very often and therefore don't get a chance to take pictures of them like I do the other ones that live close to me. I also like to sew and quilt. I have made all of the grandchildren a patchwork quilt. I used to crochet. I inherited crochet books from the early 1900's from my grandmother and made some doilies from the patterns in them. I've done a little card making but it's not my favorite thing to do.

Bits and Pieces

After my mother died I wrote a cookbook for family members. Not only did the book have recipes but it was written in story form---telling the story behind the recipes. I also wrote an autobiography and gave it to each of my children and some of my cousins for a Christmas gift several years ago. I love genealogy and have traced my family back to the 1700's. I am a lifetime member of Girl Scouts of America. I was a leader for 34 years. I love keeping in contact with girls from my troops and seeing what wonderful young ladies they have become.
At this time my wish list is: stationery, note cards, 3x5 decorated recipe cards, any scrapbook paper, stickers for scrap booking, die cuts for scrap booking, sticky notes and postcards.

I would love to add more Elvis Presley and the Royal Family to my collection. I have started collecting montage type postcards and would like to complete having one of each state. I have started collecting train postcards. I am also collecting unusual town/city names--Santa Claus, In. Bird-in-Hand, Pa. etc. I would love any girl scout postcards.

I do not collect stamps but love the different stamps that come on my mail. I save them and pass them in some of my swaps if I know the person I"m swapping with collects them.

UPDATE AS OF October 7, 2017

Update for postcards--- My newest collection is large letter State names and the large Love state cards. I have just started collecting Roadside Attractions---you know, the ones that are like the largest ball of yarn, largest basket, rocking chair, etc. Since joining Swap Bot I have found so many types of postcards for collecting. Some don't interest me but I have added to collecting some that are not the typical tourist cards. I now have over 11500 cards.

Thanks for any help with these!


Comment: Thanks for the great postcards!! Have a nice day! Shelley
CWarner rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #148 on Jan 9, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the cards, Sandy! The one from Taipei is my favorite.
susieq11 rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #148 on Jan 7, 2018
Comment: Another great swap! Thank you so much!!!! Have a great week! xo
marija rated for PH: Send 6 Postcards (USA/Canada) #5 on Jan 2, 2018
Comment: So many cards! Thank you, Happy Holidays.
BlueberryLady rated for Just Randomness on Dec 30, 2017
Comment: What a Great Envie with lots of interesting postcards, stickers, tags, recipe cards, Washi tape etc...Thank you so Much and Happy New Year !!! Love the Design of the Card...
EllieBeth8 rated for PH: Send 4 Postcards #7 on Dec 28, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the great postcards! Have a nice day! Shelley
moxiekiefer rated for PH: Send 3 Touristy Postcards #3 on Dec 25, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the great postcards!
mdrogge rated for Pick 3 Swap on Dec 23, 2017
Comment: Thank you for all of the cool stuff, Sandy! I love it!
newrule rated for 5 Blank Map PCs #2 on Dec 18, 2017
Comment: You always send such awesome mails! Thanks so much for the map cards! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
simcoe54 rated for PH: Christmas Scavenger Hunt on Dec 18, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the great postcards and for all the extra bridge cards. Would you believe, I didn't have any of them so they will all be added to my collection. Happy Holidays and hope to see you in lots of swaps in the new year.
Comment: Thanks.
mrsD rated for PH: 3 PCs + a Christmas Greeting Card on Dec 17, 2017
Comment: great cards! thank you and merry christmas!
simcoe54 rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #146 on Dec 15, 2017
Comment: Great choices. Happy Holidays and thanks!!!
Comment: Thanks for the great bunch of postcards.
widelo123 rated for Naked U.S. State Map Postcard #7 on Dec 15, 2017
Comment: Sandy, thank you for the state map of NM. I never knew there were huge tall trees there. Shirley
Comment: Great cards! Thank you and Merry Christmas. 😁
Comment: I picked Santa, too!
susieq11 rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #146 on Dec 12, 2017
Comment: Hi Sandy! I love the Christmas decorated envelope and ALL the postcards you sent! Thank you very much! Are you getting snow there today too? Have a good week! xo
Response: Thanks for the rating and the heart. Glad you liked what I sent. It is 21 degrees and windy here. Just a dusting of snow in Goshen but areas around us have more. They are calling for 8 to 12 inches by tomorrow.
Comment: Dear Sandy, Thank you for the postcards! Happy Holidays :-D --Jess
porpie5 rated for PH: Send 2 Postcards #6 on Dec 11, 2017
Comment: Thanks so much for the postcards! I love the CO and SF ones! You outdid yourself with these postcards - thank you so very much!!!

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shirleyinCA on Nov 13, 2017:

More used pc's - hurray and thanks! Some real interesting ones, like the Green Lantern, vintage Christmas sleigh, cool card from Russia with interesting postage and cute vintage girl with teddy bear! So kind of you to share all these with me and other swappers!

Dsweeny on Nov 6, 2017:

Oh my gosh!!! EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEe LOVE LOVE LOVE them!!! They will be SO perfect for Deco's. YOU ARE A SWEETHEART!! Thank you for the extra used postcards from Postcard Hideout - I'm beyond thrilled!

isabellasnow on Nov 5, 2017:

Dear Sandy,


Dsweeny on Nov 5, 2017:

Thank you SO SO SO much for the awesome HUGE assortment of used postcards! They will be PERFECT for Deco's and ATC's from the Postcard hideout RAK - You are awesome!

shirleyinCA on Nov 4, 2017:

Thank you very much for so many enjoyable used postcards for the Postcard Hideout forum RAK! Such a great variety! I especially like the lilacs, St Patrick's Day card, the hand drawn face, Toy Story 2, and Christmas scene. You sure made my day!

simcoe54 on Nov 4, 2017:

Just received another envie of postcards for -PH : Used Postcards. Most of them have found a home in my collection. Thank you!!

simcoe54 on Nov 1, 2017:

PH: Used Postcards - The postcards arrived today. Thank you so much for sharing.

ccmmsu on Oct 28, 2017:

Thank you so much for the postcards!! ❤️

veronicasvisions on Sep 26, 2017:

Thank you for the birthday greetings and all the extra!! Made my day!

EmilyT on Jun 18, 2017:

Hi, yes a croque Hawaii has cheese, ham & pineapple! (I'm just getting to archiving and such, sorry for the slow reply.)

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