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shortmommy23

shortmommy23
Date Joined: August 3, 2011
Last Online: February 14, 2016
Birthday: December 28
Country: United States
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About Me

IMPORTANT: I literally just logged online today for the first time in a month or so. I want to deeply apologize for everyone who was waiting for replies to messages that were sent to me. I just got done replying to all messages that were sent while I was away. I just finished one swap and sending tomorrow and then sending the second one off by Monday afternoon the latest. Things are literally just getting back to normal somewhat around here, but we still have a good ways to go. I won't be able to swap for quite some time though due to finances, postage costs rising, and some health issues I need to work on fixing which could take a while. I will however still stay a member of the site and talk back and forth to people. I will also be penpalling only as a counselor said that it may benefit me and help in some degree, so anyone wanting to be penpals feel free to request my mailing address.

I want to personally thank every single Angel on this site that sent gifts to the boys, sent donations via paypal which I just accessed online today to see who exactly donated. I apologize if anyone feels I am ungrateful because I didn't reply right away as it was only because I couldn't get online until today. I'm a very very grateful person. Thank you so so much and I will never be able to thank you enough.

Forever Grateful, Me aka shortmommy23/Amber

After I'm done the last 2 swaps on my board I will not be swapping for a while as I have to take a break for financial reasons, but I will be checking in with groups and all still. I want to thank everyone that has been so generous and helpful since I became a member of this site. There are so many nice people on here and I've definitely met new friends whether just online or even in person.

If a swap never reaches you please please please contact me and I'm more than happy to resend right away. I work hard for my ratings and for my good relationships with swappers on this site and don't want it to go downhill because of people not being understanding or patient. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

-Name: Amber, Age: 25 yrs. old

-Occupation: Stay at home mom of 2 boys, Full-time online student at Ashford University (Bachelors in Sociology, minor in Child Development, minor in Healthcare Administration)

-Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Writing pen-pals, Watching movies, Watching favorite T.V. shows, Listening to Music, Volunteering/Helping others, Kawaii (letterset, memos, sticker flakes, etc.), Cooking, Baking.

-Favorite Foods: Stuffed Shells, BLT's, Grilled Baby Red Potatoes, Fresh Steamed Broccoli, Halibut Fish, Steamed Shrimp, Sweet Corn Hushpuppies, Pepperidge Farm Cinnamon Swirl Bread,

Favorite Snack Foods: Chocolate Chip Chewy Cookies, Special K Dark Chocolate Granola Bars, Honey Buns

-Favorite Drinks: Propel Water, Hot Chocolate (Swiss Miss brand and Starbucks only), IBC Root Beer, Mt. Dew (Code Red, Live Wire, SuperNova flavors only), Pepsi, Pepsi Blue, Sobe Lizard Lava Strawberry Daiquiri Flavor

Candy: Haribo Maoam Candy Cola flavored, Kit Kat (original and dark), Haribo Happy Cola, Haribo Golden Bears, Ghirardelli Chocolate (Dark Chocolate 60% Cacao), York Peppermint Patties and Swoops, Milky Way Midnight Dark

Favorite Books

-Genres: Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Romance, Drama

  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbek

  • Impulse by Ellen Hopkins

  • Kissing Annabel by Steven Herrick

  • Losing Forever by Gayle Friesen

  • Breathing by Cheryl Renee Herbsman

  • Love Letters in the Sand by Diann Hunt

  • Rainy Day Kisses by Debbie Macomber

  • Something Unexpected by Wendy Warren

Movies & Television

**Movies:

Dear John

A Walk to Remember

Pretty Woman

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Smurfs (Classic versions)

Tyler Perry series

Fast and Furious series

Dolphin Tale

The Vow

Step Up series

**Television programs that I enjoy....

  • Meet The Browns

  • House of Payne

  • Big Bang Theory

  • The Amazing World of Gumball (Cartoon Network show)

  • Lizard Lick Towing

  • Burn Notice

  • Food Network Channel

Favorite Crafts

  • Journals

  • Homemade recipes

  • ATC's

  • Coloring in pictures (ex.: coloring books, color by numbers, been a favorite since I was a little girl)

Likes & Dislikes

** Favorite Kawaii Characters:

*Cinnamoroll

*Rilakkuma

*Sugar bunnies

*My Melody

*Baby Cinnamon

*Chibimaru

*Usahana

-Likes:

  • Smurfs

  • Stationary

  • Cupcake characters (kawaii, think food with faces)

  • Baby blue (my favorite color)

  • Roses, Hibiscus flowers, Cherry Blossom trees

  • Butterflies

  • Hummingbirds

  • Ireland/ Irish theme items

  • Beautiful photos/postcards of spring flowers

  • Japanese Cherry Blossoms (Sakura)

  • Cute baby animals

  • Iceland/ Icelandic theme items

  • Penguins, Turtles, Starfish, Dolphins, Whales, White seals, Fish, Dogs

  • Coloring Books, Crayola Crayons, Colored Pencils

DISLIKES are... anime, scary things, color black, cats(allergic), color pink, thunderstorms, lizards/iguanas, sharks, snakes, wasps, bees, spiders, horror, whipped cream, milk, gothic, bloody, harry potter, twilight, vampire stuff and/or in relation to that, Hello Kitty herself, barbies, make-up, jewelry, terriyaki glaze/sauce (allergic), skulls, Alice in Wonderland, RPG, violent things, onions, nuts of any kind

Coupons Needed

-YoCrunch Yogurt

-Purina One Brand (Sensitive Systems only, Boo has allergies) Dry Dog Food

-Pedigree Dentastixs Dental Chews for Dogs

-Pull-ups (any brand)

-Lactaid Milk

-Fish Food Flakes/ Algae Eater Sinking Wafers/Tank decorations

-Daisy Sour Cream

-Shredded Cheese

-Veggie/Fruit coupons for fresh produce

-Dawn/Sun Brand Dish soap

-Cascade or Sun brand Dishwasher detergent/ packs

-Johnson & Johnson or L'oreal Kids Shampoo/Body wash (Tear-free)

-Schick Intuition Razor Refills (Women)

-Dove Fresh Deodorant (Women)

-Paper Towels (any brand)

-Toilet Paper (Prefer Scott 1000 sheets kind)

-Crest Pro-Health Gum Protection toothpaste

-Prego or Hunt’s brand spaghetti sauce

-Pasta

-Kraft Macaroni & Cheese (box mix only)

-Peanut Butter (Smooth/Creamy)

-Coffee (any brand)

-Duke’s Mayonnaise (Regular and Lite)

-Heinz Ketchup

-Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce

-Baby Wipes (any brand)

-Eggs (any brand)

-Country Bob’s Sauce

-Non-fat Regular Milk (any brand)

-Glad Force-Flex Odor Shield trash bags

-Lysol brand products (All)

-Gain or Sun brand Laundry Detergent (Liquid only)

-Sun or Downy brand Fabric Softener (Liquid or Dryer sheets)

-Bread (any brand, but prefer Nature's Own and Pepperidge Farm)

-Whole Wheat Flour & Regular Flour

-Country Time Drink Mix

-Ham/Turkey/Bologna Lunchmeat (Oscar Mayer)

-Krusteaz Cornbread Mix

-Pancake/Waffle Mix (any brand)

-Cereal (Kelloggs or General Mills or Malt O’Meal brand)

-Frozen Veggies (any brand)

-Hanover brand Kidney beans (Dark and Light Red)

-Progresso Cannelli Beans

-Hunt’s brand Tomato Sauce

-Pop-tarts (Regular size and minis)

-Heartgard Plus and Frontline Plus Dog Health coupons

-Frozen Shredded Hashbrowns (any brand)

-Smart Balance cooking oil

-Axe deodorant spray/stick (men)

-Shave Gel (any brand)

-Four blade disposable razors (any brand,men)

-Sugar

-Suave Shampoo

-Clean & Clear Boost Body Wash

-Mailing Supplies

NO's: Diapers, Vitamins, Depends or anything of the sort, Tampons, Make-up, Nail Polish, Baby items, Denture items or of the sort, Cat items.

Hubby

-Timon, 31 yrs old

-Active duty Navy, sonar tech

-Books: comedy, romantic comedy, drama/suspense

-Movies: Avatar, Save the Last Dance, John Q, Remember the Titans, Stealth, Hitch, I-Robot

-T.V. shows: Burn Notice, Call of the Wildman, Lizard Lick Towing, Chopped, Iron Chef America, Diners Drive-ins and Dives, Big Bang Theory, House of Payne, Meet the Browns

-Drinks: Tea (Earl Grey, Camomile, Mint, Irish, Breakfast Tea), Coffee (any flavor), Cola, Lemonade, Water, Mt. Dew, Dr. Pepper

-Candy:Haribo Maoam Candy Cola flavored, Haribo Maoams Assorted Chews, Kit-Kats (original flavor, strawberry,cookies and milk, caramel macchiato), Haribo Happy Cola, Hi-Chew (cola, strawberry,and watermelon flavors), Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Snickers, Peppermint Hard Candy

-Food: Will eat pretty much anything, but some of his favorites are... Pecan Pie, Apple Pie, Strawberries, Steak, Baked Potatoes, Doughnuts, Canned Peaches

-Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Golf, Traveling, Family Time, Wifey Time (lol), Watching t.v., Watching movies, Cooking, Anything Outdoors really, Amusement Parks, Museums

-Dislikes: Anime, Pastel colors, Snakes, Wasps, Bees, Spiders, Hello Kitty, Jewelry, Gothic, Skulls, Patterned color things

-Likes: Bright/Strong colors, Solid Colored things, Gadgets

-Animals: Dogs, Fish, Frogs, Turtles, Meerkats, Birds, Squirrels, Bunnies, Penguins, Dolphins

Oldest Son

-Robert, 6 yrs old, Nov . 9th, 1st grader

-Books: Children's, Easy Readers, Grade level appropriate, Hidden Pictures, Dr. Suess

-Movies: Phineas & Ferb, Ice Age, Madagascar, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Garfield, Alvin & the Chimpmunks, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney's Jungle Book, Dumbo, Dr. Seuss, Peanuts (Charlie Brown, Snoopy), High School Musical, Toy Story

-T.V. shows: Phineas & Ferb, Fish Hooks, Dr. Suess, The Amazing World of Gumball, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Sesame Street, Clifford the Big Red Dog

-Drinks: Milk (Lactose Free), Orange Juice, Lemonade, Bug Juice, Hi-C, Hot Chocolate

-Candy: Lollipops, Peppermint Hard Candy, York Peppermint Patties, M & M's

-Food: Chicken Nuggets, Salad, BBQ Chicken, Corn Dogs, Bologna and Ham Sandwiches, Apples, Grapes, Hot Dogs, Grilled Cheese Steak, Broccoli, Potatoes, BBQ Pork Chops

-Hobbies/Interests: Game Boy Advanced, Reading, Playing Outside, Coloring, Drawing, Building Tents with Blankets, Visiting Grandma and Pa and Great-Grandparents, Kicking ball back and forth with mom, Traveling, Museums, Amusement Parks, Zoos, Playing with Boo-Boo and Thumper, Playing with little brother, Helping mom and dad

-Likes: Coloring books, Matchbox cars, Wooden building blocks, Books, Stickers, Greeting/Note cards, Markers, Crayons, Pictures, DVD's, Refridgerator Magnets, Bright colors, Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce

Animals: Dogs, Bunnies, Snails, Fish, Birds, Frogs, Turtles, Squirrels

Favorite Color: Red

-Dislikes: The dark, violent things, Snakes, Spiders, Bees, Wasps, Skulls, Gothic, Thunderstorms, Being ignored

Youngest Son

-Kyle, 3yrs. old, May 3rd, Preschooler

-Books: Children's, Easy Readers, Elmo themed, Thomas the Tank Engine themed, Age/Grade Appropriate

-Movies: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Kipper, Curious George, The Jungle Book (Disney), Elmo, The Lion King series, A Bug's Life

-T.V. shows: Pocoyo, Team Umizoomi, Dora the Explorer, Bubble Guppies, Octonauts

-Drinks: Chocolate milk, Regular milk, Bug Juice, Pediasure (he doesn't eat alot at mealtimes), Lemonade

-Candy: Lollipops, M&M's, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

-Food: Pizza, Chicken Nuggets, BBQ Chicken, Peanut Butter sandwich, Bananas, Broccoli, Apples

-Hobbies/Interests: Game Boy Advanced, Reading, Playing Outside, Riding Bikes, Coloring, Building Tents with big brother, Visiting Grandma and Pa, Visiting great-grandparents, Zoos, Amusement Parks, Museums, Playing with Boo-Boo and Thumper

-Likes: Coloring Books, Matchbox cars, Wooden building blocks, Books, Stickers, DVD's, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Crayons

-Animals: Dogs, Bunnies, Frogs, Turtles, Birds, Butterflies, Fish, Guinea Pigs

-Favorite Color: Blue

-Dislikes: Snakes, Spiders, Bees, Wasps, Skulls, Gothic, Thunderstorms, Getting in trouble, Listening/following directions, Quiet Time, violent things

Flaked on by...

I hate to have to start doing this, but getting tired of being flaked on.

Flaked on by @sim for this swap

Flaked on by @Goonalot for this swap Angeled by: swap coordinator @theWritersAttic

Flaked on by @smallworld for this swap Angeled by: swap coordinator @LovRasp

Flaked on by @scrappinheaven for this swap

Flaked on by @VanillaBabe for this swap

Flaked on by @purplcircles for this swap Angeled by: @mcovey

Flaked on by @lala333 for this swap Swap has been Angeled

Flaked on by @LyndensMommy for this swap Angeled by: swap coordinator @piglet59645

Flaked on by @lorijean for this swap Angeled by: @Driftwood

Flaked on by @bmyers08 for this swap

Ratings

ShellyLynn816 rated for Long Penpal Letter Swap on Oct 25, 2014
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Comment: Sorry I forgot to rate this
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Comment: thank you so much for the wonderful wonderful goodies.... thank you so much...
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Comment: I cannot give enough hearts for this journal. This is THE best journal swap I've ever gotten. Definitely worth the wait. Thank you SO MUCH for doing the research you did to make this so awesome.
Response: You are very very welcome! I truly enjoyed making it and personalizing it just for you. Definitely learned a lot from all the research I did as well. Thank you for being a good partner to have for the swap. I deeply thank you and appreciate the heart and rating! :)
showniez rated for showniez & shortmommy23 on Dec 16, 2012
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Comment: Amber!!! Thank u!!! The package arrived yesterday. It was awesome!! Love it. I cant wait to try the marshmallows, looks delicious! My cheeks feel like drop when i saw them. Hehehe. Thank u dear!!
Magena22 rated for Proust Questionnaire 2012 on Dec 10, 2012
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annim rated for Proust Questionnaire 2012 on Dec 9, 2012
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Comment: Eeeeeeek!! I wasn't expecting more than just a sack! Thank you so much!!!!
muhasin rated for Proust Questionnaire 2012 on Dec 2, 2012
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LunaMoody rated for Proust Questionnaire 2012 on Dec 1, 2012
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Comment: thank you for sharing
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Comment: Thank you! :)
Response: You're welcome! Hope you enjoy using all of the stamps :) That took a good while to arrive :( but I'm just glad it finally arrived. Thank you so much for the heart and rating!
sim rated for Private: sim & shortmommy23 on Nov 15, 2012
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Comment: Thank you for the big pack of foam shapes. My little girl almost battled me to open the envelope and then check the bags :) Will send your these days. Please PM me with anything you're looking for
Response: You're welcome! The details of what you agreed to send me for the swap are in the swap details/information. If you need ideas for profile based things just check out my profile. Thank you for the heart and rating :)
mahalia rated for My playlist in October 2012 on Nov 12, 2012
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Response: I'm glad you enjoyed listening/watching the videos of the songs on my October Playlist. Hopefully you found a new favorite or something. Thank you so much for the heart and rating :)
nomorerain3 rated for September Grocery Coupon swap on Nov 10, 2012
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Comment: Amber, thank you SO much for so many wishlist coupons! It was very nice of you to resend. I can't even imagine how awesome the original must have been because I loved this one so much! You deserve the heart :) Thank you!
Response: You just made my day with this comment! Thank you so so much! I'm so happy to know the resend was amazing. The original was jam packed with twice as much off the wishlist, which is why I was upset it didn't arrive. Thank you so so much for the heart and rating! If you are ever in need of some coupons just send a message my way and I'll send whatever I have for ya.
julianapena rated for My playlist in October 2012 on Nov 8, 2012
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Comment: Great Songs! Thank You! :)
Response: You're welcome! I'm glad you enjoyed listening/watching the videos of the songs on my October Playlist. Hopefully you found a new favorite or something. Thank you so much for the heart and rating :)
LambInBlack rated for My playlist in October 2012 on Nov 8, 2012
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Response: I hope you enjoyed listening/watching the videos of the songs that were on my October playlist. I had fun putting it all together. Thank you for the rating :)
Margothecat rated for Grocery Coupon Swap on Nov 5, 2012
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Comment: Thanks for all the great coupons, ! Have a great day!
Response: You're very welcome! Have a great day as well! :) Thank you for the heart and rating :)
Hollycarole92 rated for My playlist in October 2012 on Nov 4, 2012
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Response: I hope you enjoyed listening/watching the videos of the songs that were on my October playlist. I had fun putting it all together. Thank you for the rating :)
2027usagirl rated for My playlist in October 2012 on Nov 3, 2012
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Response: I hope you enjoyed listening/watching the videos of the songs that were on my October Playlist. I enjoyed putting it together. Thank you for the heart and rating :)
choke rated for Private: choke & shortmommy23 on Nov 2, 2012
5
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Comment: Thank you very much!
Response: You're very welcome! Enjoyed swapping with you again. Thank you for the heart and rating :)

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 329 22 25
Completed Fives Threes Ones
341 450 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
14 146 181 0
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Comments

mcovey on Jun 12, 2014:

Miss talking to you, text me sometime !!

KogeLiz on Mar 26, 2014:

Hope you're doing well

choke on Mar 28, 2013:

Just stopping in to say hi, I hope you're doing well!

JemStone on Mar 18, 2013:

Received the wonderful korilakkuma stuffies in the mail today! Thank you so much. Please let me know when you get my end.

rachelcdoyle on Feb 6, 2013:

I received all of your postcards today and you went above and beyond. I LOVE THEM ALL and I don't know if I'll even USE them... just stare at them all the time. ;)

showniez on Dec 16, 2012:

Hi amber. How r u? Hope u r okay down there. Is everything ok? Hope u will come back soon , pray for your family. All the best and merry christmas

Stepht on Dec 12, 2012:

Praying for your family <3

lillianmarie on Dec 10, 2012:

Thinking of and praying for you and your family. :)

PATHACKER on Nov 14, 2012:

thanks so much for the swap...yours was shipped today

RyeRye on Oct 23, 2012:

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