Swap-bot Time: August 3, 2021 11:28 pm


Date Joined: September 1, 2015
Last Online: August 3, 2021
Birthday: August 23
Country: United States
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About Me


I am Julia - a twin mom, accountant, quilter, crafter, blogger, traveler, reader, cookbook collector, and nap-sneaker.

I have a blog called Mini Van Dreams. The link is above it you want to check it out!

I am a jeans and t-shirt, Jack and Cherry Coke kind of girl. I have been described as impetuous, sassy and a trooper. I try to laugh my way through life!

Favorite Books

  • Into the Wilderness (series) by Sara Dontai

  • The Belial series by R.D. Brady

  • The Bellingwood series by Diane Greenwood Muir

  • The Low Country series by Susan M. Boyer

  • The Lucky series by Deborah Coonts

  • Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Check out my Goodreads profile above!

Favorite Movies

I have so many, but my top 5 are:

  • Lost in Translation

  • Back to the Future (1st and 3rd)

  • Captain Marvel

  • Grease

  • Catch and Release

Favorite Television

  • Phineas and Ferb

  • Spongebob

  • My Lottery Dream Home

  • Unwrapped

  • Virgin River

  • Fear thy Neighbor

  • Fixer to Fabulous

  • Hometown

  • Carnival Eats

Favorite Crafts

  • Quilting

  • Zentangling

  • ATCs

  • Miniatures (dollhouses, scenes, etc.)

Swap Notes

I mail my items at work. I mark them as soon as I put them in the mail drop. The mail is picked up once a day, so depending on what time I drop them, they might not go out until the next day. If you do not receive your items in a timely manner, PLEASE CONTACT ME and I will resend them!

Swap Likes/Dislikes


  • Penguins, Frogs, Lighthouses

  • Local postcards from your area

  • Rubber stamped sentiments/quotes/pictures (on card stock, please)

  • Brochures or menus from local places

  • Anything car or racing related (advertisements, postcards, etc)

  • Stationery, especially San-X and Sanrio (Rilakkuma Panda is my favorite!)

  • ATCs

  • Recipes and recipe cards

  • Harry Potter anything

  • Marvel or D.C. Comics (My favorites are Captain Marvel, Iron Man, and Batman)

DISLIKES: - Tea, racist/hate related items

ATC THEMES: I am not too picky - I love them all! All I ask is that you don't sticker slap... I hate that!

POSTCARDS: Don't know what to write on your PC to me? Share a random fact you know or tell me something interesting about where you live! You can even share a secret! I will never tell - pinky swear!

Swap Ideas ABCs

A – apples, Amish, America, Americana, August, aquamarine, antiques, ATCs, ATC supplies

B – beach, band, books, Batman, boats, blue

C – cars, covered bridges, cats, camping, Captain Marvel, country roads

D – dogs, daisies, daffodils, donuts, doodles, dirt racing

E – Egypt, Easter, elephants

F – frogs, fields, farms, fabric, 50's housewives

G – giraffes, goats, gardens, Georgia, gulf

H – huskies, Halloween, hearts, herons, home

I – inappropriate, ice cream, igloos, iguana, icicles, Iron Man

J – Jack Daniels, Japan, jokes, jelly beans

K – Kangaroo, koala, keys, Kawaii

L – lighthouses, lambs, letters, leaves, LEGO bricks

M – mountains, monkeys, mermaids, music, March, marching band

N – night, numbers, notes, Northern Lights, Nick Fury

O – owls, orange, Oreos, ocean

P – penguins, pink, panda, peaches, pine cones, pond, peacock

Q – quilts, quotes

R – retro, Route 66, random facts, road trips, rain

S – sarcastic, sailboat, sapphire, steampunk, surprises, states, stickers

T – turtles, tourist postcards, traveling

U – umbrellas, unicorns

V – vacations, Valentine’s Day, violin, Victorian

W – winding roads, windmills

X –

Y – yarn, yucca

Z – zebras, zoo, zentangles


Created46 rated for EASU: Bees & Butterflies ATC on Aug 3, 2021
Comment: Thank you for this ATC. really enjoyed the note you sent as well.
lrm1980 rated for Free Themed ATC Swap #5 - USA on Jul 30, 2021
Comment: Love them both! I'm super lucky! Thank you!
Bramble rated for ATC - Beach/Ocean on Jul 29, 2021
Comment: Love my beach babe - thanks!
Comment: Thanks for the HI ATC with lots of great facts!
colodad rated for USATC: ATC with a Hole on Jul 29, 2021
Comment: Thanks for sharing your "vision" ATC with me. the material you selected work so well together and the construction of the whole and butterfly are very impressive. And, you cloud washi tape was so fun too!
Comment: Thanks for sharing!
luv2kraft rated for OATCs: Decade 80’s on Jul 28, 2021
Comment: Thank you so much. My daughter had a cabbage patch and later a boom box. She was born in 1980. My mom loved THE HOFF! LOVE THE BACKGROUND ITS PERFECT.
Comment: Loved the ATC!!! I didn’t know that vidalia onions could only be called vidalias if they were grown in GA!!! I haven’t been to the Coca Cola world in forever!!!! 💖
RAINDARGON rated for USATC: July Free Theme ATC on Jul 24, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the Harry Potter atc,it is the first one that someone sent to me.
boriquaz rated for EATC: Evoke a Mood ATC on Jul 24, 2021
Comment: What a brilliant story that was, I would probably do the same to my kid as well. Love it, and it totally made me hungry. Happy Swapping!
ChrisAnne rated for EATC: Lunch ATC - Meal Series #2 on Jul 23, 2021
Comment: I love the ravioli. My husband actually still loves it, but I can't stand it. I prefer Spaghetti-Os myself.
thequilterslink rated for AAA: Colour Fun #2 on Jul 23, 2021
Comment: Thank you !
sunrising42 rated for USATC: Torn Edges ATC on Jul 23, 2021
Comment: Thank you so much! This is such a cute ATC!
jannieb rated for EASU: Favorite Color ATC on Jul 18, 2021
Comment: Thanks for joining my swap & for being a great group member. I love the ATC you sent. It will fit nicely into my collection. Happy Swapping!
turnsoleluna rated for ATCET: Stamping on text on Jul 17, 2021
Comment: A really beautiful ATC with a quote that’s dear to my heart. Thank you so much.
Comment: Thank you!!
Autist rated for GAG: ATC Challenge #4 on Jul 13, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the cute ATC. I really loved the 20s theme! I look forward to doing them again next month. Cheers
hibiscus rated for AAA: Challenge #5 Number Six on Jul 13, 2021
Comment: Love love love this atc!!! Just what Like in a card ...creative, aesthetically appealing, and my favorite things in my profile! And that kite and string...amazing...many hearts !! Thank you very much!
Response: I am so glad you loved it! I am a big Route 66 fanatic and I love Jimmy Buffett, so it was awesome to be able to combine the two!
Comment: Thank you for the delightful Delaware-themed ATC!
Comment: Julia!! Oh my goodness, WOW! I just adore this ATC you made! It is so creative and adorable and beautiful! I love it so much, my mouth dropped when I opened the envelope and saw it! Thank you so SO very much for this beautiful ATC. I will cherish it forever and I can't wait to add it into my collection. I am so grateful for you! Sending hugs! Addie<3

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OrigamiGrace on Jul 20, 2021:


Hope you are having a great day!
Just popping in to say hi!!

hibiscus on Jul 13, 2021:

I want to thank you again for that amazing Route 66 Jimmy Buffett card! The way you put all those elements together was amazingly creative.. and very much appreciated!

beachchicken on Nov 13, 2020:

Thanks for finishing and sending home the bacon jam, I love the way it turned out! Great retro feel.

vanneparis on Nov 3, 2020:

Hi Julia! Thank you so much for the completed Hair-do JAM. I really love how it turned out. Thanks for all that you do in the group. Take Care -Vanne

beachchicken on Oct 5, 2020:

Thanks for finishing the Minion jam! It looks great! Have a great day!

beachchicken on Jul 12, 2020:

Thank you for the completed Today I Choose Joy JAM, it turned out great!

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