Date Joined: August 27, 2008
Last Online: August 21, 2017
Birthday: April 16
Country: United States
My etsy favorites
Hi! Thank you for taking the time to read my profile!
Here is a quick little run down about me so you can get to know me better. I have a husband and five kids, ranging in age from 16 to 4. I have two cockatiels and three rabbits. I live in Arizona.
I love swapping on swap-bot. It is something that I do for "me" to brighten the otherwise mundane housework, grocery shopping, homework, carpooling, etc. of everyday life. I LOVE SNAIL MAIL!
SOME OF MY FAVORITES:
Colors: any and all shades of green, my very favorite is dark/forest green. I also love deep purple. However, I never met a color I didn't like!
Animals: I love the duck-billed platypus! They are my favorite animal. I am fascinated with those creatures. They seem like they were made from a bunch of "leftovers" after all the other animals were made. I also love hedgehogs, Basset Hounds, cockatiels, mallard ducks, walruses, sea horses, and turtles/tortoises
Hobbies: Playing the piano, reading, couponing, soccer (I'm a "soccer mom"), crocheting, knitting, exercising, recycling, adding to my collections
Crafts: Crocheting and knitting. I also enjoy sewing simple things and cross stitching occasionally. I have tried ATCs in the past and enjoy those, but only when I'm feeling creative; my creativity seems to come and go.
More detailed descriptions of what I like are below. Feel free to read what you like and skip what is irrelevant:
I love to read. For an idea of what kinds of books I like: crochet or knitting books, magazines or pamphlets; Harry Potter; Jane Austen; "The Host"by Stephenie Meyer; sweet/clean reads; always happy endings; suspense
I dislike sexy romance novels and books with a lot of gory violence.
I love to knit and crochet. Those are my main crafts, but I also like to sew and cross stitch occasionally. I have tried my hand at ATCs. I love to try new crafts.
Please if you have no use for your unwanted leftover yarn balls, please send them my way! I make little things from yarn leftovers all the time and I love to have variety in colors. I would be so happy to take them off your hands.
Favorite collection: I love to collect NATIVITY Christmas ornaments. (Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, shepherds, and/or wisemen.)
My Other Collections:
anything Mario Brothers related (especially one-up mushrooms)
leftover yarn balls
acrylic worsted weight yarn
nicely made ATCs (I especially love profile based ones)
jewelry (necklaces, bracelets, earrings for pierced ears, toe rings), handmade or store bought
Christmas postcards, store bought, blank/unused
Postcards, blank (prefer non-touristy, but I like all postcards)
Here is my wishlist. Anything from this list will make me very happy:
stories or anything relating to adoption(s), (near and dear to my heart)
anything from my collections section above! :-D
yarn needles (large eye, blunt)
plastic safety eyes for crafts (any size)
pocket tissues with designs
scented lip gloss
personal address labels
Deco tape/washi tape
colorful pens/gel pens
Anything (postcards, note cards, images, etc.) in a language foreign to my native English
Images of sunsets on the beach
Baymax from "Big Hero 6", especially in his "fluffy" state, not in uniform
handwritten letters (pen pal letters) A letter from YOU would make my day!
Decorative bandages (Any and all designs or pictures)
decorative envelopes store bought or handmade
sugar free candy/treats
Autumn, Halloween and Thanksgiving
exercise dvds or blu rays (new or used)
hanging hand towels (especially seasonal/holiday), handmade or store bought
Stickers (Flat ones rather than 3 dimensional)
potholders/hot pads (especially seasonal/holiday ones), handmade or store bought
piano or flute sheet music
seahorse related things
Holiday cards for any holiday, Christmas, Halloween, Valentine's Day, etc., store bought or handmade, blank
hair accessories, barettes, clips, headbands, etc.
sugar free mints/gum
Snow! Snow flakes and snow scenes. We don't get any snow here, and I am glad, but I really think it is beautiful and sometimes I feel I am missing out.
wrapping paper/gift wrap (Christmas, birthday, all occasion, wedding, baby, etc.)
A handmade (or store bought) half apron with pocket(s)
I am a fan of the paranormal, especially ghosts! I love ghost stories and personal paranormal accounts. I would LOVE to hear yours if you are willing to share your experience! (I am not a fan of the bloody, gory, dark, or evil, however.)
Anything from (or similar to) my etsy favorites
An advent calendar ( love advent calendars! I collect them and decorate with them at Christmas.)
Anything that has to do with platypuses
I guess I should add a "dislikes" section:
For recipe swaps: alcohol, eggplant, nuts, seafood, soy or tofu as ingredients.
Coffee or tea
Macabre, bloody, gory, or demonic
Skulls (although I love Halloween, this is the one thing I don't like. Interestingly enough, I like full body skeletons.)
Nudity, sexual references, foul language or excessive violence.
Sexy romance novels
I don't do scrap booking or card making
I have all the notebooks, journals, note cards and stationery I need.
Monkeys and apes (with the exception of sock monkeys)
Zazzle or other printed postcards
To whom it may concern, these are the kinds of postcards I really like:
Black and White
Autumn leaves (or any Fall pictures)
Hawaii (or other island pictures)
Foreign language (not English) on the card
Churches/temples or other religious buildings
Sea Animals (especially sea horses)
Hot air balloons
Multiview without borders
Basset Hound dogs
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