12/29/17- Itâ€™s been a great crafting year for me! My YouTube channel is up and running- my channel name is MotleyMixedMedia with Mary S. Come join the crafty fun! Iâ€™m on Shawn Petiteâ€™s Design Team, creating videos 1-2 x per month using her awesome stencils. Iâ€™m also going to be on Evaneys Stamp Designs Design Team starting in January 2018! Iâ€™ll be making cards with her cute stamps that will be on her blog.
9/12/16- I'm back! Finally got my new craft room functional and just signed up for a couple swaps! I am so glad to be crafting again!
2/14/2016- I'm taking a break from joining swaps for a few months because we are packing up to move into a new house! I may finally get a dedicated craft room instead of having to borrow my hubby's office. Yay! I'll still check in here and answer messages. I hope to be crafting with ya'll again soon! xoxo
7/10/2015- We had to put down Calle, our beloved shepard mix, today. :( In honor of her, please consider rescuing your next dog from a shelter.
5/11/15- We are back! It was a wonderful trip to Disney and Universal. :)
4/28/15*** Me and the fam are heading to Florida for a much needed vacation next week, so I won't be around for swaps until after May 12th!***
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I'm a wife and mom to a wonderful 12 year old and an awesome 6 year old. We have 1 mutt(Neo) and live in the burbs of the Motor City.
All about my oldest son:
He's 12 years old (birthday in September). His name is Evan. He's in 6th grade.
Fave shows: Garfield, Wallace and Grommit, America's Funniest Videos, Wild Kratts and Scooby Doo, and documentaries about animals and gross things.
Fave movies: Cars, Beethoven 1 and 2, Monsters Vs Aliens, Milo and Otis, Beverly Hills Chihuaha (all), Goonies, Beetlejuice
Fave toys: Legos, Matchbox cars, trucks, trains, trailers and trailer hitches,science expiraments, plants, Minecraft
He loves non-fiction books, especially ones about the titanic and fire trucks, and learning about animals, and anything Nike and Adidas
Dislikes: mint flavored anything, veggies
My 5 year old (Zane) is in 1st grade and loves cars and trucks, good picture books, legos, Minecraft, soccer, and ninjas.
Some of my favorite bands are Barenaked Ladies, Bon Jovi, Eminem, Black Eyed Peas, Alanis Morisette, Adele
I like most genres of music, but I do not like country,jazz, Christian music or elevator muzak.
Love, love, love books! I have about 500 books on my TBR pile. My fave authors are J R Ward, Tess Gerritsen, Lisa Scottoline, Jodi Picoult, and AJ Jacobs
I love nonfiction, paranormal romances, foodie books, cookbooks, medical thrillers and chick-lit!
Some fave movies are: Titanic, 13 Going on 30, Mean Girls, Crash, Grandma's Boy, Love Actually, Knocked Up, and Princess Bride, and Pitch Perfect
I love romantic comedies, dramas, and documentaries.
I love Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Weeds, The Killing, Mythbusters, Hell's Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, Lost, Ink Master, Grey's Anatomy and What Not to Wear
Fave famous people: Jeff Corwin, Tyler Florence, Alton Brown, Brad Pitt, Matthew Perry, Kate Hudson, Katherine Heigl, Rebel Wilson, Sandra Oh, Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Dan Savage, Neal Patrick Harris
I have started making hand made postcards! I love to receive handmade (well made!) postcards in swaps. I also love postcards with maps and cities/ countries on them, like touristy postcards. I like to receive them naked and with something about you on them.
I love alcohol ink art and embossing!
My favorite thing to make on SB is ATCs!
I paint with acrylics, do counted cross-stitch and make bookmarks, too.
I also love ink stamps, gelli printing, using perfect pearls, and embossing (heat and dry).
I also tend to a lovely veggie garden! My zone is 5. :) I love growing tomatoes and peppers, as well as cukes and lots of flowers. My boys love to help me out with weeding and picking the wonderful veggies. DH will soon be making me another raised bed because we are running out of room!
I have at least 15 house plants, including dracaenas,several jades, and a spider plant, to name a few.
I LOVE owls!! I collect them, and I even have two owls tattooed on my back!
Favorite colors are turquoise, teal, pink, purple, orange and sage green.
My fave smells are almond, apple cinnamon and Dot perfume.
I like vintage items, hexagons, brads, realistic stickers, stencils, and peacocks.
I love, love, love to cook and have a mega collection of recipes.
Food: liver, white chocolate, sweet tarts
If you're gonna flake, then don't even swap!
I am not a religious person, so please don't send things with crosses or religious quotes, etc.
Thanks for looking at my profile!
Have a great day!
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