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LadyJo

LadyJo
Date Joined: May 16, 2017
Last Online: February 5, 2023
Birthday: November 12
Country: United States

About Me

I always send swaps and rate as well! If you don't receive a rating, I didn't receive the swap as of yet or it was lost in the mail. I will contact the swap partner if I don't receive something in a months time, before I rate a bad rating. Life happens and this is to be a fun experience, not a stressful hobby.

f you don't receive a swap let me know before giving me a bad rating. I don't flake, so message me first!

I am a wife and mother to 3 children. I love living in a rural area. I enjoy reading, pen paling, collecting postcards, watching movies, cooking, and life in general.

I enjoy reading cozy mysteries, other mysteries, Christian fiction, cookbooks, self care books, flower/garden, travel and biographies.

I like to travel to see other small towns, lighthouses, covered bridges, the scenic area there. I also have enjoyed camping or staying at a cabin to explore the mountains.

I like collecting postcards from other places that show the person's town, historical place, flowers native to that area, scenic postcards, and local foods, lighthouses, snow capped mountains, covered bridges, famous buildings, and countryside, I like Lantern Press and Zazzle post cards as well!

Favorite colors that I like: Bright Pink or Fushia, Lime Green, Sunshine Yellow, Purple, Navy, and Red,

Favorite room colors, I like cream, light brown, so I can accent it with a brighter color. Accent colors purple, reds, greens, blues, and yellows.

Favorite Crafts

I liked to do Mail art, mainly with washi tape, stickers, stamps, cut outs. I am exploring at getting more creative here.

I do a little with card making, sometimes handmade postcard as well.

I guess you would say, I am into paper crafting. I enjoy others handmade items, such as sewn, crochet, knitting, and cross stitch.

My favorite past time is really getting postcards ready for my Elderly project. I take on about 6 or 7 people at a time who have a medical condition or up in years to send the ABC's in postcards. I started this in 2020 with a widow who were friends with my parents. She was lockdown in her retirement home. I would talk to her by phone but decided sending the next 26 weeks the ABC's in postcards. I loved doing it so much I decided to do up to 7 people at a time. I pick them out of my stash than fancy them up with washi or stickers. I have them all in a baggie with the address to mail out every Monday. So anytime you have extra postcards or postcard stamps I will use them toward this project. I actually have a friend who liked the idea so much, she is also going to do this. You can send only so many cards saying Thinking of you! I here the receiver tries to guess what the next post card will be for the letter.

A B C 's of things I like!

A- Apple themed, Animals, Art, Address labels

B- Books, Bookmarks, Book related theme, Biographies, Bible verses, Beach, Burt's Bees, Bee themed, Butterfly themed, Blankets, Barns, Birds, Beatrix Potter anything

C- Countries cultures, Covered Bridges, Chocolate candy, Coffee themed, Christmas, Christian themed items, Cookbooks, Chicken themed, Cow themed, Cozy, Candles, Classical, Country, and Christian music, Camping and Cabin themed, country themed

D- Die cuts, Dish cloths, Dark chocolate, Devotionals, double sided tape, Daphne's Diary

E- Europe anything, England themed, Ephemera, Easter, Essential oil candles and soaps

F- Farm themed, Farm Animals, Flowers, Fall themed, Fruit themed

G- Gift cards to Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Home Goods, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Cracker Barrel, Panara Bread, Chick-Fil-A, Barnes and Nobles.

H- Handmade items or Handmade envelopes, Hot Air Balloon Themed, Hiking, Hot Chocolate, Herbs, Holiday Tea Towels, Highland Cow

I- Ice cream, Inspiration, Ink stamps

J- Journals, Joyful, Jersey Cows

K- Kitchen tea towels(Seasonal ones, red, white, or beige), Koalas, Keurig cups of hot chocolate, hot tea, cider, coffee

L- Lighthouse themed, Lemonade, Lemon themed, Lantern Press Postcards, Lang Stationary products

M- Magazines, Mail, Markers, Music, Movies, Milk Chocolate, Mountains, Maps

N- Notecards, Nautical, Nuts, Naked Bee skin products, Nature

O- Ocean, Organic soaps, Owls

P- Postcards, Pillows, Pens, Plants, Peppermint anything, Pandas, Panda Brand Black Licorice, Punch Studio products, Pretty Paper Napkins, Peter Rabbit(Beatrix Potter)

Q- Quilted handmade items, Quality socks, Quotes

R- Roosters, Reading, Red, Rainy Themed, Regional snacks

S- Stickers(no foam or teacher ones though) sheets or the bigger vinyl ones, Sunflowers, Stationary, Sweet Tea, Snail Mail themed, Souvenir magnet, Snowmen themed, Spring or Summer themed, Signs with quotes or few words, Seashore, Snacks, and Sweets Scents I like for candles, soaps, lotions, (cucumber and mint, grapefruit, orange blossom, cranberry, really any fruits, peppermint, to name a few)

T- Traveling, Travel themed items, Tea(Mint, Peach, White tea, Plain Black, Green tea with mint, but not Chia), Tea cups tea themed, Tote Bags, Tropical, Trader Joe's bags from your area or a Trader Joe's anything

U- United States Postage Stamps always needed, Umbrella themed

V- Verse cards, Valentine's Day, Vintage Postage Stamps

W- Washi tape rolls, Winter themed, Writing themed, Woodland Animals themed, Waterfalls, Wooden signs with words or quotes

X- Xtra flat goodies you want to share

Y- Your handmade items

Z- Zoo Animals themed

Wishlists

-Unused Postage Stamps

-Pentel Liquid Gel Pens, any color

-Blank postcards see my likes above or below

-Something with Highland Cows(post card, vinyl sticker, ect.)

-Double sided tape

-Stickers (no foam or teacher) sheets or the bigger vinyl ones I use in my journal

-Magazine, Biography book, Travel Book or a cozy mystery book. The small Love Inspired Suspense Inspirational Romance(I have Tracking a Killer and The Amish Doctor by Patricia Lewis)

-Handmade Envelopes

-Surprise from my above list of ABC's

-Your Handmade crochet, hand sewing creations.

-Flip Calendars that you can use year after year! I could use a different one or several. I like one at my desk, kitchen, ect.

-Trader Joe's Fabric bag or the washable ones they sell. These usually are different state to state.

Postcard Wishlist

Cow postcards(Really like Jersey Cows or Highland Cows)

Coastal (Beach, Lighthouses, Coast Lines, Tropics)

Europe

Flowers(like roses, star gazer lilies, lupines, sunflowers, tulips, as my favorites but like almost all Flowers)

Your town or city

Collecting State Capital Postcards!

Any tourist card

That would be my preferences right now but I am sure I will like it whatever you do send. Just keep it child friendly! You can write on the back and send it. I like real photos for the most part. I do like Christopher Arndt Postcards as well. I am a fan of current postcards and not really into vintage ones.

Ratings

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Comment: The fire and ice show sounds really cool! Thank you for the holographic stickers! Have a great February!
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Comment: Soap bombs, books and candy . . .all great gifts!!! Happy New Year!!
Ikat78 rated for FLOWER Postcard on Feb 3, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty pc! I have rose bushes that bloom beautifully!
Ikat78 rated for Altered Postcard 4 on Feb 3, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for the fun snowy pc!
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Comment: Thank you for the card with the sweet message and stickers. Pretty envie too and love the postage stamp you used! That one must be new. I stocked up on stamps in late fall and didn't see these. This one I'll keep and reuse in an artsy project. Happy Valentine's month!
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Comment: Such a pretty postcard of Mount Fuji and the wild cherry blossom trees! It is fun to travel the world through postcards, I love it.
Response: Yes, it is fun to ravel by postcards! It is cheaper! LOL! Thanks for the heart and rating!
BusyB rated for Note on a Postalette 7 on Feb 3, 2023
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Comment: I'm so glad to be able to get on swap-bot this morning! ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you for the floral happy mail, so pretty, and stickers. Life always has extras and we've had our share recently, whew!! You never outgrow "mom's taxi service" lol
Response: Yes, I was thinking how long was this site going to be down! Um if swaps are due and you can't press the send button! I was glad to see it was up and going this am! Your welcome for the swap! Thanks for the heart and rating!
TryshaH81 rated for TCHH: Happy Valentine's Day! on Feb 3, 2023
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Comment: Happy Valentine's Day
TryshaH81 rated for TCHH ~ NC/PC Challenge ~ W on Feb 3, 2023
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Comment: Beautiful water postcard! I'm 4 hours from the beaches of Alabama
TryshaH81 rated for TCHH ~ Just a Note #7 on Jan 30, 2023
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Comment: Love to you! Happy Swapping ๐Ÿ™
Ikat78 rated for MAIL ART - Maps on Jan 30, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for the map envelope with the cute postcard of Lancaster.
chimerix rated for Let's be friends! (Jan) on Jan 29, 2023
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Comment: Thank you so much for all of the happy mail this month! Your thoughtfulness has cheered me up the entire month and I am happy to call you my friend. Aloha!
Response: Your welcome! There is one more piece that should be arriving any day! I was working on another swap to send your way, tomorrow! Thanks for the rating and the hear!
24Donna rated for TCHH: Winter Themed Postcard on Jan 28, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful postcard! Itโ€™s amazing how ice looks, yet so dangerous to drive or walk on! Blessings to you
Response: Your welcome! I love to see iced waterfalls! Thanks for the heart and rating, too!
24Donna rated for TCHH: Happy Valentine's Day! on Jan 28, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for this valentine card and all the extras! Always a blessing to be your partner โค๏ธ. God bless you
Response: Your very welcome!
BeckyG56 rated for CF: National Sticker Day (Jan 13) on Jan 27, 2023
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Comment: Loved the envie and all the stickers, thanks Jo!
Response: Your welcome!
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Comment: Hi Jo! What a lovely bunch of birdy goodies! Love how you decorated the envie--I just knew it was the bird goodie swap. LOVE the Lantern Press pc--we have cardinals that nest in one of the pine trees in our yard so they hold a special place in my heart. Love the notecard, stickers, and those sweet little memo sheets, too. Wonderful swap--many thanks!
Response: Glad that you liked the Cardinal Lantern Press postcard! It is a nice one! Glad you enjoyed your goodies! Thanks for the heart and rating!
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable valentine card. The extra stickers were awesome too!! Have a wonderful weekend.
Response: Your very welcome! Thanks for the heart and rating!
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Comment: Thank you Jo for the lovely note that you included in the swap and also for the lovely decoration including the stamps (!) you chose.
Response: Your very welcome! Thanks for the rating and heart! It was nice having tea with you!
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Comment: Thank you for the postcards. Loved the pretty envelope and stamp
warheart rated for IFM: Water-bottle Stickers-January on Jan 24, 2023
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Comment: Cute stickers, I especially like the Alice one! Thank you!

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Comments

Tricia22 on Feb 5, 2023:

CPG WTA Jan- Thank you for the envelope of Happy Mail!!

Poohtat on Feb 3, 2023:

Thank you for the snowy postcard for my Jan WW. We have plenty of snow on the ground and it is 10 degrees today and the temp is dropping. Should be -14 by this afternoon!

kiddomerriweather on Jan 30, 2023:

Thank you for the PC you sent me for my January WW. Wow! Those PO Box banks are amazing! Now I want one. I'm going to have to show those to the postmaster at my PO. He'll get a kick out of them.

MiRdLHWY43 on Jan 28, 2023:

Thank you for the ww valentine's day envelope! I love it all and thank you for sharing your 2023 goals as well!

Ikat78 on Jan 28, 2023:

Thank you for the WW cat pc! I have seen this one but itโ€™s the first I have received. I am happy to add it to my collection. Wish I could see that orange kitty, lol.

monsbrick on Jan 26, 2023:

Hi Jo, for our Fruit of the Spirit~Kindness swap here is a verse for you, โ€œLove is patient. Love is kind.โ€ 1 Corinthians 13:4

anicka22 on Jan 26, 2023:

Thank you so much for the lovely January MAW. Loved reading about your day!

susieq11 on Jan 26, 2023:

Hi Jo! Thanks for the WW January goodies! I really enjoyed reading about your 2023 plans/goals and travel ideas - always my favorite! : ) The labels are so nice - I like that bigger size! And cute stickers. Hope you get to accomplish your goals - but remember to stress less, that's most important!! xoxo

chimerix on Jan 24, 2023:

Thank you so much for the pretty mermaid card and the cute little stickers. Aloha

Rbrstmpr on Jan 23, 2023:

Hey Girlie, week 2 of the 6 week pen pal swap arrived today. Love the note cards, the stationery sheets and the postalette, but the bird PC is my favorite. Thanks. Looking forward to more mail in the coming weeks. Linda

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