Swap-bot Time: June 24, 2018 9:19 pm


Date Joined: December 6, 2014
Last Online: June 24, 2018
Birthday: April 1, 1960
Country: United States
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About Me

Updated 6/21/18:


I am a founder in the following groups. If you are interested in any of these groups, please send a request to join. Thank you!

Hell's Grannies

This group is for those of you who are fiber obsessed to share their love of all things fiber related. For those whose yarn stash is never large enough, come knit and crochet with us.

Inches, Betwinchies & Twinchies Lovers

This group is for those of you who are interested in "tiny" pieces of art which include inchies (1" x 1"), betwinchies (1.5" x 1.5") and twinchies (2" x 2").

Pennsylvania Swappers

This group is for those of you who live in PA, DE, MD, NJ, NY, OH and WV. We have a variety of swaps in this group.

Swaps in the U.S.A

This group is for book lovers, and pen pals who love to write and read books. We will have book swaps, and letter swaps, craft swaps, and anything swaps.

Email friends

This group is for email and profile, deco swaps, making new friends, talking about books, recipes, just about anything.

Proverbs Women

This is a private group for Christian Women to swap, talk, and share what we learn from the bible. This group is for sharing recipes, bible verses, anything your Christian heart desires.

Butterfly lovers

This group is for those of you who love the beauty and grace of butterflies. We have all sorts of swaps in this group including electronic ones.

Cold Hands Warm Hearts

This group is for finding new friendships with common interests. We have a variety of swaps in this group.

Christian Swappers Group

This group is for those that enjoy Christian-themed swaps and are not ashamed to say that Jesus is Lord! We have all sorts of Christian-related threads in this group as well.

Favorite Music

I enjoy:

  • Christian
  • gospel
  • soft rock
  • adult contemporary
  • country

My favorite artists are:

  • Cher
  • Christina Aguilera
  • Selena
  • Madonna

My favorite song is Christmas Shoes.

I used to play the piano, guitar and violin.

Favorite Books

I enjoy:

  • true life
  • medical mysteries
  • romance

My favorite authors include:

  • Robin Cook
  • Danielle Steel
  • Sidney Sheldon
  • Jodi Picoult

Favorite Movies

Some of my favorite movies are:

  • Waitress
  • No Reservations
  • Clara's Heart
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Titanic
  • Dirty Dancing
  • Coyote Ugly
  • Julia & Julie
  • Selena
  • 50 First Dates
  • Simply Irresistible
  • Burlesque
  • Under the Tuscan Sun
  • Pretty Woman
  • The Holiday
  • Showgirls
  • Last Holiday
  • Pretty in Pink
  • The War Room
  • God's Not Dead
  • God's Not Dead2
  • Miracles From Heaven
  • The Fault In My Stars
  • Yours, Mine and Ours (the original) ***Too many more to list.

My favorite movie (since I was a child) is The Wizard of Oz and it still is.

My favorite actors include:

  • John Travolta
  • Adam Sandler

My favorite actresses include:

  • Julia Roberts
  • Cher
  • Jennifer Lopez

I don't go to the movie theatre anymore. I enjoy movies at home through On Demand and regular cable. I can record 5 shows at a time on my Xfinity box. I also have Netflix, so I'm not missing much.

Favorite Television

I miss Derek! Do you?

Here are some that I enjoy. I enjoy many others as well.

  • Lifetime Movie Channel
  • Hallmark Movie Channel
  • Lifetime Channel
  • Food Network Channel
  • Rachael Ray Show
  • Iron Chef America
  • Food Network Star
  • Dancing With The Stars
  • American Idol
  • The Bachelorette
  • The Bachelor
  • Bachelor in Paradise
  • The Little Couple
  • America's Got Talent
  • Kate Plus 8
  • Married At First Sight
  • Family Matters
  • The Lucy Show
  • I Love Lucy
  • Family Matters
  • The Cosby Show
  • All In The Family
  • Roseanne
  • Survivor
  • Naked and Afraid
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • Top Chef
  • ER (recently returned)

  • Many true life medical shows as well as drama type medical shows

My favorite TV show (since I was a child) is I Love Lucy and it still is.

I'm so excited that 7th Heaven came back on the air on May 12, 2015 (the day after Mother's Day)!

Favorite Crafts

I enjoy:

  • Crocheting
  • Knitting
  • Embroidery (stamped only, no counted types)
  • Needlepoint
  • Plastic canvas needlepoint
  • Making ATCs and mini art
  • Making homemade greeting cards
  • Coloring designs
  • Journaling

I enjoy making crocheted granny squares, different types of crocheted motifs that are used to make afghans.

I have made different types of crocheted items including coffee cup cozies, coasters, pot holders, dog sweaters, scarves and bags.

I learned to knit (in 2015) and can now make coasters. I have learned both the knit and purl stitch so I am able to learn the different stitches that are knitted.

I especially love needlepoint and have made a few items after I recently returned to it.

I have been using plastic canvas to make bookmarks, both regular and cross.

I have also started to learn how to make ATCs (artist trading cards) as well as mini art.

I recently started making homemade cards.

I have swapped journals multiple times.

Favorite Holidays

My favorite holidays are Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter.

I especially enjoy the summer holidays when we barbeque at home.

Likes/Wish Lists


  • Angels (I collect them)
  • stationary
  • stickers
  • postcards (prefer blank in an envelope, can be either store-bought or homemade)
  • bookmarks (especially Precious Moments)
  • season is spring
  • cats
  • dogs
  • owls
  • Hello Kitty
  • Diddl
  • Peanuts (Snoopy)
  • Disney
  • Tinkerbell
  • Care Bears
  • flowers
  • butterflies
  • anything seasonal (and holidays)
  • Scooby Doo
  • fairies
  • Happy Faces
  • teddy bears
  • penguins
  • cute things

Wish List:

  • washi tape and any other kind of tape as well
  • ribbon and lace
  • embellishments
  • assorted papers and card stock for journaling and making ATCs, various sizes, white and colors
  • stickers (need badly)
  • rubber stamps and stamp pads
  • notecards w/envelopes
  • colored pencils (regular, watercolor and metallic), colored markers (Sharpies) and colored pens
  • yarn
  • stationary
  • colored envelopes and envelopes, various sizes, especially 6 x 9
  • healthy snacks, such as granola bars
  • gum drops, candy and any chocolate especially Reese's peanut butter cups
  • paint and paint brushes
  • swap cards
  • plastic covers for ATCs
  • ATCs for my collection (can be made by you or someone else), if you have ATCs that don't fit your collection, I would be happy to take them off of your hands
  • a nice journal and an art journal
  • a sketchbook
  • glue sticks, Elmer's glue, craft glue
  • ATC supplies
  • Watercolor paper
  • Card making supplies
  • Used greeting cards and notecards for crafts
  • List pads
  • Note pads
  • Post-its (especially large size)
  • Pen pal supplies
  • used notecards and greeting cards (any type for crafting
  • Tea bags (I love peach tea)
  • I love happy mail!
  • Coloring postcards
  • Adult coloring sheets and adult coloring books



  • Nothing gothic, satanic, occult, wiccan.
  • Nothing porn or offensive.


  • Lavender
  • Anything scented, especially perfume.
  • Any spicy foods.

IN REGARD TO SWAPS: If you have a problem with anything that I send you, please contact me before giving me a 3 or a 1. I will be happy to fix the problem and re-send, if necessary. After all, I would give you the same consideration.

If you do not receive a swap in time, please contact me before giving me a 3 or a 1. After all, I would give you the same consideration. I will always resend if necessary.

I want this to be a happy experience for both of us and as drama free as possible.

For electronic swaps: I prefer to receive via swap-bot messaging rather than email. However if you prefer to receive via email I will send that way for you.


videolady2150 rated for HG ~ Let's Make A Mandala! on Jun 23, 2018
Comment: I love the mandala and book marker Thank you so much💜
Response: I'm glad you liked them. Your very welcome!
Comment: Thank you Yvonne! These are always so amazing and a blessing to dig into the Bible.
Response: Your very welcome! I'm so glad that you enjoy them.
Jjean rated for ATP - Butterflies on Jun 22, 2018
Comment: What a fun board - loved the butterfly cookies - thank you for sharing all the ideas
Response: Your very welcome! I'm glad you liked it.
Comment: Thank you for hosting this swap and for sharing your thoughts and feelings with me 🌺🌺
Response: Your welcome! Thanks for the heart!
pattiairel rated for PS ~ Let's Make A Gift! on Jun 15, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the cross plastic canvas they are nice. Alot of work!!♥♥♥
Response: Your welcome! I'm glad you liked them. Yes, they were a lot of work but totally worth it for you.
scrappycats rated for WIYM ~ Let's Make A Gift! on Jun 10, 2018
Response: Thank you!
Comment: Thank you for the lovely notecard and tea!
Response: Your welcome! Glad you liked it.
Kathy821 rated for IBATL ~ Flower Inchies on Jun 4, 2018
Comment: I love the inchies that you sent and the cards too. Thanks so much.
Response: Your welcome! Glad you liked them!
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful ATC's and the extra colored backs. I love the Mandela the best!
Response: Your very welcome!
Comment: Thank you Ms. Yvonne. I love Maya also.
Response: Your welcome!
Comment: Thanks for the pretty poems and the postcard exttoo! Where did yofind the Alaska eagle sticker? Hugs from Alaska, Sherry
Response: Your welcome! Actually I got a bunch state stickers in an advertisement package from Highlights for Children many years ago. I don't have any other other people I know in Alaska.
kasa rated for CSG ~ Test Your Bible Knowledge #3 on May 29, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the answers Yvonne and thank you once again for these bible knowledge swaps every month. Blessings to you.
Response: Your welcome! It's always nice to learn something new every month.
Comment: Thanks for sharing about your favorite vacation spot! I have not been in that area for a long time but hope to go back again. Nice postcards too!
Response: Your welcome! Cape Cod is a great place to vacation.
Wildchild rated for APT - Salads on May 28, 2018
Response: Thank you! Happy Memorial Day!
mejulia rated for PPWAH ~ Memorial Day Recipe Swap on May 24, 2018
Comment: Yummy sounding recipes. The chick pea salad sounds especially good. May serve it Monday.
Response: Thanks! Happy Memorial Day!
damilola rated for APT - Salads on May 20, 2018
Comment: Now am hungry, thank you ;-)
Response: Your welcome!
rarjones rated for APT - Salads on May 19, 2018
Comment: thanks for sharing you board, lots of great ideas:)
Response: Your welcome!
Jjean rated for ATP ~ All Kinds of Animals on May 19, 2018
Comment: Thank you for an interesting board...... I really like the Big Cats. **
Response: Your welcome! Glad you liked it.
Comment: Thank you!
Response: Your welcome!
Katja rated for ATP ~ All Kinds of Animals on May 19, 2018
Comment: Thank you!
Response: Your welcome!

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craftyone on Jun 22, 2018:

Thanks so much for the AWG wish! Love the pretty letter sets!

Whippet on Jun 22, 2018:

Sunshine greetings from Central FL! Wishing you Happy June, first day of summer! - Kathy

Artstamper on Jun 21, 2018:

Happy First day of Summer to you too, Yvonne.

pattiairel on Jun 2, 2018:

thanks for being a long time friend!! Right back to Yahoo groups!! ♥♥♥

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on May 28, 2018:

Hello Yvonne,

Have a

Happy Memorial Day!!

Sit back and relax

Today, I am praying for all military and their families

Blessings, V

Artstamper on May 27, 2018:

Thank you for the Memorial day greetings. Hope you had a good memorial day too!

anrtist on May 19, 2018:

Thank you so much for the HAPPY Mother's Day wish and all the blessings you send my way!!!!
HOPE you have a Blessed summer too! cc

orneryswife on May 18, 2018:

Thank you for granting me a wish this month! A wish granted. 😘

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on May 16, 2018:

Thank you so much for the Mother's Day card, and for thinking of me

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on May 14, 2018:

Happy Mother's Day Yvonne,

God bless you always, I was not online yesterday, I am so sorry for the belated wishes

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