Swap-bot Time: February 22, 2018 6:43 pm


Date Joined: November 15, 2010
Last Online: February 21, 2018
Birthday: November 28
Country: United States
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Update 25 September 2016:
I know I just confused everyone by changing my last name. Now I'm going to change my address! We just bought a house in Milwaukee! If you send it to my old address, it'll just be forwarded. Cheers! :-)

My name is Meredith, I live in Milwaukee, WI with the love of my life/best friend/husband named Sam. We both work full-time. We love taking walks down to the lake or even just a stroll around the neighborhood. We've been together since May 8, 2007 and we got married June 11, 2016!!

9 February 2017
Wow y'all! I just got 500th 5 rating! Goodness, that's awesome!

WARNING my flickr pics include spoilers!!!

Now to the goodies!

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Why I keep such a high minimum rating for swaps I host.

Sea turtles, sea dragons, tropical fish



size 10 foot/shoe

large hands

no known allergies

size 9 rings

Harry Potter Slytherin crest

I love the colors purple, teal, red, blue

Anything with the combination of light blue, dark blue, and gold

how sweet to be AXiD

Anything off my wishes

Baking baking gif

Mexican Food



Tea (hot preferably, loose or bagged) cup of tea

Packers helmet

Sam image
Sam is the love of my life. If you'd like, you can send something for him, he'd love it!

Hot chocolate

These teams, in this order: Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Badgers, Minnesota Twins, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Wild

He loves fantasy football

nothing too sweet

he doesn't like tea or coffee (hot or cold)

Loves computers

Loves cooking, not so much baking

wears size large plain colored t-shirts

size 10 men's socks/shoes

I LOVE to cook and bake. I prefer my recipes on 4x6 inch index cards (please). I'm still super picky, but I now eat onions and peppers :) but please no:
* mayo/miracle whip

  • mushrooms

  • olives

  • beans

  • cranberries

  • cream cheese

  • sour cream

Crafty Ideas

Paper crafting is still a passion of mine. I am always looking for ways to increase/improve my stash. I really don't scrapbook to much. I am always in need of adhesives and small fun paper crafty like things!

I am really into card-making as of late. I have over 100 wood-mounted rubber stamps (!) as well as a plethora of paper.

This is my collection, minus unmounted stamps and my alphabet collection:

I have a Cuttlebug and would love to swap embossing folders (USA only) and pre-embossed sheets (int'l).

If you're interested in swapping new/gently used, well, anything, shoot me a message and let me know!

Random Acts of Kindness

I love making cards. That being said, I would LOVE to send you or someone you know a little sunshine to brighten your/his/her day.

This is free of charge as a RAK (Random Act of Kindness). I can include a note from you, just a happy thought, or it could be blank. Some ideas include (but are not limited to):


hello/just because



religious or non-religious

Please PM me with the details no sooner than 1 week before you want the card sent.

I love any and all Batik fabric. If you ever have any piece 6"x6" or larger, I'll take it off your hands (or swap for it)! If you don't know what Batik fabric is, just Google it, you'll see what I mean :-)

I am in the process of collecting 6"x6" fabric charms to make a quilt with no theme. I am always looking to de-stash and swap out my fabric, so lemme know what you're looking for!

I just purchased a Husqvarna Viking Opal 670 for my birthday! I'm very excited. I've been using it like crazy, especially right before the holiday season. If you have any tip/tricks/ideas for making awesomeness, let me know!

In then end it will look something like this


Please don't feel like you have to send me something off my wishes, these are just for profile-based swaps.

  • Rolos(?) I have no idea what these are. Could someone help me out?

  • Postage stamps (new/used/international/domestic)

  • Zippers (any size/length/color) multiple zippers

  • New recipes (4x6 inches if possible)

  • Blank 4"x6" recipe cards

  • ATCs

  • Hand-made note-cards

  • Blanks note-cards and envies

  • Pen-pal letters

  • Stationery sets

  • rubber stamps (mounted or unmounted)

  • Chocolate pic of chocolate

  • Purple things

  • Book/magazine pages in foreign languages

  • Socks any and all colors/styles (including toe socks and hand-made) socks

  • Items made with love and care especially for me

  • RicRac

  • Flat, no melt pins

  • Ink pads

  • Calligraphy pens calligraphy pens

I love Edgar Allan Poe!


awesome nieces





no pink and flowers

Not So Favorite Things

₩ items that smell like smoke
₩ junk
₩ Cats.
₩ cutesy/kitschy things, Hello Kitty, stuffies, plushies
₩ pink, brown, orange
₩ popcorn
₩ coconut
₩ toffee
₩ beads of any kind (except already made jewelry)
₩ anything for children
₩ yarn
₩ anything for pets as I do not have any

If you send me something I do not like/cannot use, there is a good chance I will send it to someone else.


I absolutely HATE that I have to include this, but recently I've been flaked on 3 times :-(

@Hannahzombie for Where you live PC-June Angeled by host @lucytoons

@Purpleheart52 for Chefs & Bakers: bookmarks for your cookbook I was the host.


pengoala rated for BHS Valentine's 💜 on Feb 22, 2018
Comment: Thank you SO MUCH for the recipes! These will be fun to try; they look really good! Yum! Thanks so much! Have a safe day and stay warm!
mejulia rated for WIYM: Recipes for the new year on Jan 9, 2018
Comment: Yummy sounding recipes. Sounds like you know from experience that you shouldn't drop the last jar of mustard just before making the recipe.
Comment: Thanks for both postcards, they arrived yesterday. I'll be delighted to send them to their next destination.
Comment: Love the PL!! So many fun goodies! Thank you! Merry Christmas!
Gemstone rated for BHS Christmas 🎄🎅🎁 on Dec 21, 2017
Comment: Such a fun gift! Merry Christmas!
MissAsB rated for BHS Christmas 🎄🎅🎁 on Dec 19, 2017
Comment: Thanks for all the lovely washi tape. It never ceases to amaze me how many different ones are out there, I don't have any of the ones you sent!
Comment: I love this Montana card. Thank you!
Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard.
Comment: THANKS! :)
Comment: Meredith, got your postcard to send off to in the next round. Thank you for the extra postcard. Shirley
Comment: Thanks for the pretty postcard! We went to Harper's Ferry once or twice eons ago when we lived in Maryland, and we cut across the narrow top bit while driving on I-70 a few years back, but I've never spent significant time in West Virginia.
Comment: Thank you for the PCsI will send them on. You do not have to add a new postcard with every swap.You just need to add your name to the previous and send it on.
Comment: Thanks for the lovely postcard, Meredith.
Comment: I'm so so sorry for the late rating! Thank you for the lovely poem, it made me happy on a crappy week<3
Comment: Thank you so much :)
Comment: Thank you so much for the extra cards you sent along with the traveling pc! Haha! You are from MKE, so this pc did not travel far - about 45 miles! All the best to you and thanks again!
Sagebrushs rated for FF: Sew me a mug rug (US only) on Sep 11, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the "tea" mug rug and the tea. Smelled heavenly when opened envelope.

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armadillogal on Dec 29, 2017:

Stay warm up there!!!!

armadillogal on Dec 21, 2017:

Merry Christmas my fellow cheesehead!

LauraM540 on Aug 11, 2017:

Thank you for the wonderful baggy of stamped images from the t i a z you choose tag!

LauraM540 on Jul 10, 2017:

Thank you for the awesome selection of washi tape from the winter take all!! Love it!!

bjmonroe on Sep 23, 2016:

paperpusher on Sep 19, 2016:

njstauter on Sep 8, 2016:

I just finished the small project and LOVE it. Thank you for such an interesting and challenging MYSTERY FABRIC swap. I would join another one like it.

njstauter on Sep 7, 2016:

Got the fabric scrap and it will be an extreme challenge as both the color and theme on the fabric are not things I normally work with. Hah Thanks and I will get to thinking

lou on Jun 1, 2016:

Best wedding wishes from WIYM group!

thriftymermaid on Dec 5, 2015:

I'm so glad you liked your washi tapes! Thanks for letting me know. That was so nice of you. Merry Christmas!!

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