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rinfrog

rinfrog
Date Joined: February 9, 2010
Last Online: February 27, 2013
Birthday: June 15
Country: United States
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About Me

When I found this site, and thought "How Fun!" I LOVE doing crafty things, and am excited about getting involved, and seeing what other people have to offer! I am a FROG FANATIC, obsessed is putting it mildly, but my hunny and 2 kiddos don't mind, lol! We have 2 Fat Cats and a Beautiful Smiling Dog! I love all shades of greens and blues, especially colbolt blue, anything that reminds me of being at the ocean or near nature! Oh, and I can't live without my beanies (hats)!

Favorite Music

I Love ALL music. Dave Matthews is one of my favorites, his wife is a very lucky lady...he is so romantic...But I listen to everything from Tool to Frank Sinatra, Olieander to The Pie Tasters, Led Zeppelin to Snoop Dogg ...you never know what kind of music fits your mood on a given day! Right now I am listening to a "mixed tape" my dad had made!

Favorite Crafts

I have started playing with my sewing machine more lately, I am teaching myself :) I have made some things for my daughter, and some cute purses out of old jeans and chords...I am addicted! I enjoy making jewlery, earrings especially! I like to find fun beads from the thrift store and "up-cycle" them into something more fun! I also have fun making beaded bookmarks for friends and family, and also for fundraising for my daughter and The Sturge-Weber Foundation. I have just started making cards and tags too! And I love baking and fun activities and crafts for my kids...I think it's important to get them involved in things we can do together!

What I Love...

I am pretty simple, and love to try new things, but here are some of my favorites...

*FROGS *Beanies (hats) *Handmade things *Fun Sayings or Poems *Vintage Buttons :) *Plants *Slipper Socks *Smilng Children *Awesome Fat Quarters *Books *The Ocean *CHOCOLATE! *Thrift Shopping *Little Pouches *Cobalt Blue *FROGS *Surprises for my children *Green *Comfy Socks *Organizing *Neat Little Boxes *Scrapbooking *Candles *Did I Say FROGS, lol *Awesome Craft Paper *Being Green too *Beads *Sunsets *Awesome Holiday Decorations *Kids Crafts

I'm sure the list could go on and on...

I also have fun trying to find something special for people, So I will do my best to find something you love, and I will ALWAYS add alitle something extra...Hearts and Stars will always be Appriciated and Given if you put in the effort! I will also always Send and Rate in a reasonable time frame!

My Kiddos...

My son Ethan is 9. He loves to read (Were talking Harry Potter and Eragon) draw, create and build things, and play with his bakugan balls. Ethan's favorite colors are red and yellow. Oh, and he loves pirate stuff! His favorite treat is a Hershey's bar.

My daughter Riley is 6. She loves to read, color, play with her stuffed animals (and yes, she has named each and every one of them) and is a total girley girl! Riley's favorite colors are pink and purple, and she loves puppy in my pocket-or any small animal toy :). Her favorite treat is Skittles.

Ethan and Riley LOVE getting mail addressed to them, and they would be so excited to recieve "wrapped" surprises too! They would both like to get involved in some fun swaps, and they love to do crafty things with mom too. We play lots of board games, and card games...and every friday night is movie night (something to make this a special night would be Great!)

What I'm Not That Into...

I don't collect Kawaii (but love the froggies, ofcorse), or ATC's or anything like that. They are pretty and I love to see how talented everyone is, but it's just not my thing. No Dark Chocolate...yucky! I don't like bugs or hunting/fishing type stuff...Although, my hunny would probably love some new fango fishing type contraption, lol. No Pink or Purple, I'm not much of a girly girl, well sometimes...

Ratings

mamamonkey rated for Zentangle Valentine Bookmark on Feb 15, 2011
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Comment: Thanks :) You and your daughter did a great job!
Response: Thank you so much...I'm glad you were ok with my daughter helping, she had so much fun! Have a Wonderful Day!
rainbowfrogs77 rated for Ribbit. on Feb 1, 2011
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Comment: Thanks so much from one frog to another. :D :D :D Everything is just awesome!
Response: So glad you liked all the froggies :) I love the way the magnet turned out...Have a Great Day!
mommy2dylan rated for Glass Marble Magnet Swap on Jan 13, 2011
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Comment: Love them! Love the paper weight too! Thanks!
Response: Thank you so much for the heart! Glad you liked the magnets, hope it all looks cute in you craft room :)
Mehere7 rated for SOCK & COCOA or TEA swap! on Jan 5, 2011
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Comment: Thank you
Response: Thanks for your understanding...Happy New Year to you and your Family!
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Response: Thanks for letting me know you got these! Happy Holidays :)
keylee3 rated for Stuff my stocking~EDITED~USA ONLY on Dec 13, 2010
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Comment: I got these today! Thank you so much! They look lovely and I can't wait to open them on Christmas!!! :) ♥ Thank you for all the great stocking stuffers!!! The beads are beautiful and the recipe for spiced pecans looks very tempting. I will be making these for sure! ♥
Response: So glad you recieved these for your stocking...Hope you had fun opening them up :) Have a Great Day!
ginm rated for Secret Santa Swap LARGE ENVELOPE on Dec 7, 2010
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Comment: Thanks so very much!!! Happy Holidays!
Response: Hope they look great on your tree :) Happy Holidays!
eigencookie rated for Christmas ornment on Nov 30, 2010
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Comment: You sent me way more than she had to, and the ornaments were really cute :). I hope we can be in another swap again soon :).
Response: Thanks! Glad you liked them...and Thanks for the Heart :)
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Comment: I love everything, thank you! :) You chose two very cute embroidery designs and the embroidery floss is so neat. I've never seen that kind before! Can't wait to start stitching with it :) Thank you for all the other lovely things too, will try some of the tea this afternoon :)
Response: Oh, so glad you like your package! The floss was my grandmothers for her applique, but I thought it would work great :) Sorry about the delay! Have a Great Day...and Thanks for the Heart!
BeadsbyGayle rated for Handmade Profile Postcard Swap on Sep 15, 2010
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Comment: Thank you for the pc, the owls are cute!
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Comment: thanks for a lovely big fat stuffed envelope!- I have been in Europe since mid june- just got back - and your package was waiting for me - ;-)
Response: Glad you got it o.k. Hope you had a great time :0)
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Comment: Thanks! I am pretty anxious for her to start pre-school this year. I can't believe how fast they grow up! :)
susieq40 rated for Thriftstore Find #7 - USA on Sep 3, 2010
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Comment: thank you for all the stamps, I am sure they can be used sometime..........
Response: Oh, I'm glad you got them already...I just sent you a message because I forgot to mark them as sent! Thanks for the Heart, and Have a Wonderful Day!
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Comment: Thanks for the cute owl cupcake toppers!
Response: Glad you liked them, I cut each one out by hand :) Thanks for leaving a Heart!
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Comment: Thanks for dropping by my profile page a leaving a little comment. Cheers, LPV
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Comment: Thanks for my comment! I think you might be right; it's definitely addictive! Can't wait to start new crafts!
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Comment: Thank you for your kind messageon my profile.. So nice to meet another recycler and super swapper.
Response: Ditto! Have a Wonderful Day! Thank you for the rating, and the heart!!
LeosMom4Life rated for Zentangle butterfly on Aug 12, 2010
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Comment: Wow Thank you for the GREAT butterfly Zentangle ! I love it , it is so pertty ! I put it up on my wall of art ! Thanks again ! <3 Melody
Response: Oh, thank you so much! So glad you enjoyed it :) Thanks for the heart!
rubyhousesliprs rated for I <3 handmade postcards! #2 on Aug 9, 2010
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Comment: Thanks for the cute pc and recipe!
Response: I love making postcards...hope you try out the recipe, it's really good :) Have a Great Day!
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely mini cards and envies. P.S. I'm hosting a paper frog garland swap and I hope you'll check it out and join the fun!
Response: So glad you liked the mini cards....I found the artist on google and lloved his work :)

Rating Overview

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5.0000 45 3 3
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42 51 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
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Comments

MommaEvans on Jan 27, 2011:

Okay, that is weird! I typed and nothing happened... Sorry about that! LOL It is nice to find someone with whom I have so much in common. I have already finished one bookmark and working on another... I get myself so involved with my swaps... OCD I guess... LOL Have a glorious day and I look forward to the swap!!! Thank you!!!!!

mmyers81 on Sep 10, 2010:

hello! i love that you also love frogs. i forgot to put that in my profile. i had them in my apartment all over but now in my house i just have not gotten around to decorating as my kids keep me busy. profile looks great!

DancingWolves on Sep 2, 2010:

Hello Friend,

I love the ocean, love the sound of the ocean, and love being out in the ocean. It's beautiful and serene. Wow, you're the second person that I've met on here that has a son named Ethan. My son is 4 and boy is he a handful. My daughter is 3 and she is the "Princess". She acts like one too. It's nice to meet you and have a great Labor Day Weekend. Take care and smile always.

Read My Profile and Leave a Nice Comment #2!!

LynnViolet on Sep 2, 2010:

Hi, Lynn here, your Read My Profile & Leave a Nice Comment #2 Swap Partner! I can't believe you don't like purple, but Riley does, so were cool. It sounds like you're a great MOM. Isn't it awesome, to have two fabulous little people who look up to you, trust you, love you, no questions asked. The best & the hardest job ON THE PLANET! I love your music tastes, too. Dave Mathews is very good. And your right, one day I feel very Disturbed, the next I'm a bit Boney James. It was great to meet you & I hope we get to swap again. Love those children up, because before you know it, they'll be grown up.

brighid82 on Sep 2, 2010:

Hi!! I'm Shanell your Read My Profile and Leave a Nice Comment swap pal!! We have something in common... FROGS!! I looovvveee frogs! I don't even know where the obsession came from. It was like one day I just suddenly liked them lol. I too can't make an ATC to save my life. I had a pen pal send one to me so I'd see what they looked like. I see we also have kids about the same age :) My kids are 11, 7 and 5! Arnt they fun at that age!! :) Well Its very nice to meet you!! Have a great day!

<3 Shanell

leecytx on Aug 27, 2010:

check out some etsy faves swaps -- i don't know "where" exactly they are... but look on my profile, i'm in them... SOOOOOO FUN!!!!

leecytx on Aug 27, 2010:

Sorry about that looks like I did click something wrong! I love jewelry making too-are you in the group jewelry jewelery jewlery? If not come join us!
Ii don't like kawaii + ATCs either!!! If you ever want to swap cards or somethin let me know. :)

LoloWalker on Aug 15, 2010:

Hi there! Just dropping by to give your profile a happy memo :) I love that our music taste is so eclectic---so is mine! I can totally relate to listening to Tool one second, then switching to Frank. Another big change for me--Lady Gaga one second, James Taylor the next :) Hope you have a happy day! :) Laura

mireillie on Aug 8, 2010:

i wish my mom would've involved me in some activities like that (crafts) so that i wouldn't be so artistically disinclined lolol. who doesn't love getting mail! we're all kids inside teehee

LeosMom4Life on Aug 2, 2010:

Thank you will rate when I get it :() I did love it ! I love Zentangleing !!! Thanks agian !

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