Swap-bot Time: October 20, 2018 6:59 am


Date Joined: December 6, 2014
Last Online: October 19, 2018
Birthday: April 1, 1960
Country: United States
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About Me

Updated 10/1/18:



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 and Poetry

I enjoy:

  • true life
  • medical mysteries
  • romance

My favorite authors include:

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

My favorite poet is Maya Angelou. My favorite poem of hers is "Phenomenal Woman".

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.


Comment: Rec'd today thank you cannot wait to open
Response: Your welcome! Happy Hanukkah!
Comment: Hi Yvonne Thank you I'll open it on Christmas day Spicemom
Response: Your welcome! Merry Christmas!
Comment: Thank you I cannot wait to open I am so excited for Hanukkah
Response: Your welcome, Vanessa! I feel the same way. Happy Hanukkah!
Wildspoon28 rated for 8 Nights of Hanukkah Night 1 on Oct 9, 2018
Comment: Thank you
Response: Thank you! Happy Hanukkah!
Comment: Thank you Yvonne! I love the quote!!!
Response: Your welcome! Glad you liked it.
ktk8 rated for CHWH ~ Let's Make A Halloween Card! on Oct 8, 2018
Comment: LOVE LOVE LOVE this card..... thank you so much for this and the goodies......
Response: Your welcome! Glad to hear that you liked it. Happy Halloween!
Comment: Thanks for the card and a fun swap.
Response: Your welcome! Happy Halloween!
mermaidery rated for PPWAH ~ Getting To Know You #3 on Oct 8, 2018
Comment: I too am a yarn collector. I have to use some before I buy more. it's now a house rule, lol. Thank you for the letter and the postacards from Margate. Theres a landmark there, a big elephant, that my Mister has never seen and one day I'd like to get down there to show him.
Response: Thanks! We definitely have something in common.
knuffelbeerandy rated for BL ~ Pinterest Butterflies on Oct 5, 2018
Response: Thank you!
jenmcjen rated for IBATL ~ Fall Twinchies on Oct 4, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the awesome fall twinchies!
Response: Your welcome! I'm so happy that you liked them.
drgngirl rated for BL ~ Pinterest Butterflies on Sep 30, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful board! I loved the brightness and variety!
Response: Your welcome! I'm glad you liked it.
JaMaJo rated for CSG ~ Encouraging Notecard Swap #1 on Sep 28, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful scripture verses. Psalm 46:1 is my husband's confirmation verse.
Response: Your welcome! Glad you liked them! God Bless!
Comment: Thanks for the great letter and card. Hope you and your family have a great Halloween!
Response: Your welcome! Happy Halloween!
Comment: Yvonne, your swap was so fun to read (Thank You!) I'll get yours out sometime this week. : )
Response: Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed reading it. I can't imagine how incredible life would be if I won the lottery!
Response: Thanks! God Bless!
Comment: Fantastic choice!!! Doesn’t she just make you feel empowered to be a beautifully perfectly flawed woman and that’s just fine?! What a treat as I haven’t read her poems in a spell. Thank you. And I adore the coloring postcards especially the kitten one! Thankyou again and again! I’d love to swap more poetry if your ever up for a Private swap? I love everything from Tennyson to EE Cummings to Whitman to the new book of Atticus poems I just got today! 😊
Response: I'm so happy that you enjoyed the poems. Yes I would be interested in a private poem swap. I messaged you.
Comment: Interesting. A couple of my answers were slightly different.
Response: Thanks!
Response: Thanks!
Comment: Thanks for your letter and PCs. I just read a book called The Bookaneers which is very much about RLS. I'm making an attempt to pass books on when I've read the to people who might enjoy them. It's a paperback fairly recent novel. If you'd like I will mail it to you.
Response: Your welcome! I would like that. Thanks!
Comment: Thank you so much for the swap and for the email. I enjoyed reading about your holiday traditions. I am looking forward to the coming season! I missed Christmas in July this year!!
Response: Your welcome! Glad you enjoyed reading my email. I won't be missing Christmas in July anymore.

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stephiedee on Oct 17, 2018:

Your Hurricane Clean-Out RAK of Christmas rubber stamps is in the mail! Earlier than expected. ;D

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Oct 15, 2018:

Yvonne, I am so sorry, I couldn't mail your swaps today, I been at the doctors with Layla and I didn't get a chance to mail your swaps, I promise to mail tomorrow.

anrtist on Oct 12, 2018:

THANK YOU for the Birthday Card & Coasters
Blessings, cc

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Oct 10, 2018:

Hi Yvonne I want to thank you for what you sent Layla she loved the coloring book and crayons, and the stickers she took from me haha. We just got it today, my post office is a day behind 4 pm today.

Lots of LOVE and blessings,


CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Oct 10, 2018:

Hello Yvonne, I sen to you for the Hanukkah day 3 swap, and the Swaps ~ 12 Days of Christmas Days 1 and 2 Mail Deadline: Oct 24, 2018 Just to let you know I will mail both swaps in the same envelope, I will have the envelopes all labeled. I will mail next week on Monday ok? I need the weekend to get your swap ready. Love, V

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Oct 4, 2018:

Thank you, I will have another mailing out to you next week.

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Oct 2, 2018:

Happy October!!!

I mailed your swap today, along with the pens I owed you, I did get tracking you should get it by, Friday.


Artstamper on Sep 23, 2018:

Hi Yvonne, Thanks for the fall greetings and enjoy Autumn the prettiest season of the year!

AZmom875 on Sep 21, 2018:

Thanks for sending back the Liberty bell postcard from AWG.

clutterfree on Sep 21, 2018:

from AWG..Thanks for making my birthday extra special with your thoughtfulness! Charlene

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