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whiteway

whiteway
Date Joined: November 9, 2008
Last Online: November 15, 2016
Birthday: November 8
Country: Canada
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Hi there! My name is Jen and I am a thirty-four year old wife and a mother of three great kids! I am mainly a SAHM and I love being around for my kids every day and being a part of their daily activities! I just recently got a part-time job at our local post-offce! I guess they thought I was there so often I might as well be paid for it! Haha!! I have been married for 13 1/2 years now and am still completly in love with my husband! I have 2 boys (11 and 7) and 1 girl (9) and they are GREAT kids! I live in a small community in Alberta, Canada.

My main passions are quilting, crocheting, knitting, sewing, felt crafts, reading, and photography!

Things that make me most happy in my 'crafting' are beautiful fabric, soft and yummy coloured yarn, special ribbons, buttons and PINCUSHIONS!

I promise you that I will always send swaps. There has never been a time when I did not send so if you do not received something from me in a decent time from when I clicked sent - PLEASE PM me and we will figure out what's going on! I take swapping seriously and take a lot of time and care for each of my partners! :)

Favorite Music

Music I love is 80s, Chicago, Brian Adams, I love some country - the more modern stuff, I love worship music - Brian Doerken, Nicole Nordemen, Michale W Smith.

Favorite Books

I LOVE TO READ! When I read I get completely absorbed in the the book's world! It is such an escape for me! I love books where the character development is a huge focus. I love being to remember a character long after I''ve finished a book and wonder what they would be up to now!

Some of my favorite books are: Redeeming Love, Infidel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, The Kite Runner, Friday Night Knitting Club, A Fine Balance, Eat, Pray, Love, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Hiding Place, anything by Maeuve Binchy, Jane Austen and Francine Rivers.

I love historical fiction, romance, true stories and biographies.

I have a true love for classic/vintage children's books.

I'd have to say that my favorite children's series is Anne of Green Gables. I am very much like Anne with an "e"! I am dramatic, passionate, and have always longed for a "bosom friend".

I also love the Little House on the Prairie series, I have introduced them to my daughter who is 9 and is reading my own personal book from when I was a little girl! I love the innocence of that time in history as well and the family values they share.

The Narnia Series, as well as Lord of the Rings are also classic reads that I try and read each year. I also love the tried and true favorites of Winnie The Pooh, Beatrix Potter, Madeline, Diary of Anne Frank, The Little Princess, Little Woman, The Secret Garden, Charlotte's Web Robert Dahl, and Beverly Clearly (just to list a few!)

I just have a passion for beautifully written books with stories that touch my heart and move my soul!

Favorite Movies

Movies I love are Anne of Green Gables, Moulin Rouge, The Notebook, Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility, The Karate Kid, Beaches, My Fair Lady, Lord of the Rings.

Favorite Television

On TV I love to watch The Amazing Race, Brothers and Sisters, House, The Office, Project Runway, and How I met you Mother, Little House on the Prairie, and I still watch all the old reruns of Friends and Seinfeld!

Favorite Crafts

I love quilting, sewing all different kinds of things but especially bags, knitting, crochet, granny squares, felt items.

Here are a few of my favorite

  • Colours: Red, Red & White together, pink, green, pale yellow, robins egg blue, B&W, chocolate brown, cream, white, vintage colours.

  • Fabric Patterns - I love modern fabric designers like Amy Butler, Anna Maria Horner, Heather Bailey, Tina Givens, Robert Kaufman, shabby chic, B&W, tiny florals, pailsey, stripes, LOVE LOVE LOVE polka-dots, japanese import, and gingham.

  • I love vintage items, either the real thing or 'inspired by vintage'.

  • I love little things like buttons, beads, magnets, bookmarks, sewing notions, crochet & knitting accessories, fun ribbons, keychains, embelishments, etc!

  • I love FABRIC and RIBBONS! , felted things, embroidery, quilted items, knitted or crochet items!

  • I love birds, owls, ladybugs, cupcakes, little handmade cute stuffies, fat quarters, mushrooms, cherries, yo yos, special pin cushions, granny squares, notecards, stationary, handmade bags and APRONS.

  • Things I collect are: Cute pincushions, special pincusion pins, aprons, ribbon, buttons, fabric, notebooks, notecards, cotton yarn for dishcloths, and books.

Really I am pretty easy - I just love that someone took the care to think of me and pick something out for me from their heart!

Dislikes

Skulls, pagan items (ie. wicca), new age items, dark chocolate, white chocolate.

Do not like the colours: orange, forest green, burgundy and purple.

Swapping Pledge

I will ALWAYS rate my partner for every swap, usually the day I receive it and usually while I open it! I hope you will do the same for me! If you have not received something - please PM me so we can figure out what is going on!

Status of Swaps

SWAPS I'VE BEEN FLAKED ON

  • MEGA CHRISTMAS 2009 ORNAMENT SWAP Flaked on by: @Christie (angeled by @TerryF

  • ICE BREAKER #4 Flaked on by: @Jesswest (angeled by @TerryF

  • BLANK CARDS - INTERNATIONAL!! Flaked on by: @juliewong96 (angeled by @TerryF

  • MY FIRST SWAP/RATINGS BOOSTER Flaked on by: @AuntieM (angeled by @TerryF

  • HOLIDAY ORNAMENT SWAP PRESENTED BY CAKE & PIE AND FRESHLYBLENDED Flaked on by: @volsfankd @tigerflight. (angeled by @TerryF

Ratings

ShawnaJ rated for Sewing Colour Hunt Swap - APRIL on Jul 17, 2011
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Comment: You are an extra special person and I hope God blesses you with everything you ask for. Thank you for all you sent, as well as all you have done for me!! I wish I could give you ten stars because you deserve it!
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Comment: I think it's a wonderful Mug Rug. Can't believe it's your first one! :)
MissTopaz rated for Sewing Colour Hunt Swap - JUNE on Jul 8, 2011
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Comment: Thank you! what a wonderful bag of things^^
Fittzwm rated for Sewing Colour Hunt Swap - MAY on Jun 13, 2011
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Comment: So RED! I love everything - thank you so much!
Misao rated for ~Senders Choice PC Swap!!!~ on May 24, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful postcard :)
lastaria rated for ~Senders Choice PC Swap!!!~ on Apr 18, 2011
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Comment: Thanks Jen! Loved the postcard, I miss living in a city so much.
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for rating and for the heart!
suchawoman rated for Sewing Colour Hunt Swap - MARCH on Apr 4, 2011
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Comment: Thanks so much for all the goodies!
Response: You're welcome! Glad you liked it! Thanks for the rating and for the heart! :)
FloatingQueen rated for Just a Postcard Swap on Mar 18, 2011
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Comment: Jen, Love the Postcard & stamp!! Sorry about your week...praying it will get better! Hugs...Mom :))
Response: Thanks Mom!! ;)
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Comment: Love the card! Thanks for the awesome buttons.
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for rating and for the heart!
Ky rated for Sewing Colour Hunt Swap - FEBRUARY on Mar 7, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the great swap! I LOVE the crocheted gnome...he will have a prominent place in my collection! I also love the very pretty blues in the fabric, trims and threads...perfect for me...thanks for a great swap!
Response: I wanted to keep that little gnome soooo badly! LOL! So glad you liked the package! Thanks for rating and for the heart!
dkay rated for Coin Purse Swap on Mar 5, 2011
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Comment: How awesome are you? Thank you ever so much! Love your material choice. So very cute. This is one swap item that will get used! The extras were great but the coin purse got you the heart!
Response: You are so sweet! I am so happy that you loved it all!!! Thanks for rating and for the heart!
katiewoo rated for Sewing Colour Hunt Swap - JANUARY on Feb 9, 2011
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Comment: Oooh, I love this parcel! The colours are fab and the items are just right for me! Thanks so much!
Response: So glad you liked it! It was fun to put together for you! Thanks for rating and for the heart!
winkipinki rated for Be My Canadian Valentine! on Feb 8, 2011
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Comment: Thanks! Made my day!
Response: So glad you liked it!! Thanks for the rating and for the heart! :)
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Comment: Thanks for the great card and sorry for the rate rating, I wasn't at home! =)
Response: I'm so glad you received it!!! Thanks for rating and for the heart! :)
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Comment: Thank you Jen for sending me such a beautiful card and for attaching a nice stamp too.
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for rating and for the heart! ;)
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Comment: Thanks again for the nice PC. :) I'll be attending a gathering with some collegemates this Christmas.I'm really looking forwards to it as some of us didn't meet for years. Merry Christmas!
Response: You're welcome!! Have a wonderful time with your friends!!! Merry Christmas! :) Oh, and thanks for the rating and the heart!
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Comment: Thanks for the postcard! I'll put it next to my other Canadian Rockies from you... if these swaps continue, I'll have a whole line of Rocky Mountains across my board!
Response: Haha!! The Rockies are beautiful to look at!!! Glad you liked the PC! Thanks for the rating! :)
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Comment: Cards from Canada are amongst my absolute favorites <3 Thanks a bunch!
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for rating and for the heart! :)
kittykatmomma rated for A Little House Christmas on Dec 12, 2010
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Comment: what a lovely package! I loved the scarf! I am planning to start learning crochet from my mom and when she saw it she said that is the most beautiful scarf from granny squares she has EVER seen! a very special package. Thank you so, so much!
Response: I am so happy you loved the scarf! It was fun to make for you!! Thanks for rating and for the heart!!!! Have a wonderful Christmas! :)
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Comment: Thanks for the card.Such a lovely view!
Response: You're welcome! Glad you liked it! Thanks for rating and for the heart! :)

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 234 70 71
Completed Fives Threes Ones
188 311 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
1 39 65 83
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Comments

anrtist on Nov 8, 2016:

There are so many negative things on TV & everywhere you turn,..
I want to share this with you lovely ladies today!!!

Blessings, cc

RyeRye on Oct 28, 2016:

Welcome to Inspiration Station!

yvonne401 on Oct 27, 2016:

Welcome to "Cold Hands Warm Hearts"!

biasbabe on Nov 28, 2014:

Your missed

biasbabe on Nov 8, 2012:

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Hope it is SEW special

biasbabe on Sep 12, 2012:

Missing seeing you work with the Nuts For Sewing Group. Hope everything is ok. I check your profile often to see if you come back. Hope too talk too you soon. Robin

DosLittleMonkeys on Jan 6, 2012:

Where did you go?

SweetClementine on Jan 1, 2012:

I miss seeing you here, Jen! I hope you are doing well and that we'll see you again soon. Happy New Year! ~Michele :-)

biasbabe on Dec 2, 2011:

Just coming by and checking on you. We are missing you. I hope nothing is wrong dear. Prayers are coming your way any way. Hugs Robin

biasbabe on Nov 24, 2011:

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