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MissKayeIdaho

MissKayeIdaho
Date Joined: December 2, 2019
Last Online: May 4, 2021
Birthday: February 16
Country: United States

About Me

California born, Idaho raised, Tennessee living!

My name is Ashley and my family of four moved to Tennessee over a year ago for a big life change. We're absolutely love it and don't miss the snow at all! My two kiddos are ten years apart but they're thick as theives!

We have two dogs and two cats which sadly had to be temporarily re-homed with family and friends until we had out own home to bring them to here. Our fur babies have been reunited with us and they've been adjusting wonderfully. We added a puppy to our home as well and she keeps our old dogs lively!

I don't like flying a lot of personal information out on the internet for all to see (my days of being an over-sharer are over!). But I am married with a 13 yr old and a 3 yr old.

Favorite Crafts

Daily journaling and rock painting.

My daughter and I have been painting rocks and hiding them for about two years now. Our artistic abilities have made a lot of progress since starting. Unfortunately the rock painting community isn't as active here in Tennessee as it was in Idaho sober hide many more than we find!

I've kept a daily journal for over two years though I fell off the wagon over the summer of 2019 while all of fun journaling stuff was held up by the moving company 😬 Worst experience ever!

I use a lot of magazine clippings, washi tape, and stickers of all kinds. I also like to add things that I find out and about (business cards, menus, post cards) in my journal. I love the thrill of making a beautiful page with things that most would toss out! I enjoy using watercolor paints and pencils in my journal as well but I'm not a master artist.

I'm trying to find a way to make my hand lettering better. I have"loud" handwriting as a teacher once told me but I'm not saying that it is messy by any means. My favorite pens are fine-liner type but I'm experimenting with brush pens for the fancier writing.

Favorite Books

I typically find myself too busy to read though I am an avid book lover. Some of the ones that touched me the most are... Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded by Hannah Hart. Everything's Eventual by Stephen King. Looking for Alaska John Green. 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

I teach ELA (go figure, and ELA teacher with no drive to read for pleasure). The last two books I read we're student recommend - Wonder and 13 Reasons Why. Both are books that I highly recommend!

Mailing

I had a penpal from junior college that I would write back and forth with fairly regularly until just a few months ago. I love to write and always have a fair amount of stamps on hand to send letters! I have a lot of cards and paper to my husband's dismay. I just love the different things I can use to mail to others.

I don't have time to go in to the post office and hand it to people behind the counter - since I keep teacher hours I will often leave and return home without seeing the sun all day! So I drive through and drop them off in the blue box. So typically when I mark something as sent it probably gets picked up after 5pm that day and will be postmarked for the next day after it is sorted at the facility. I try always send within a day or two of the partners being given and have never sent late.

Interests for receiving from swaps:

-washi samples - I would love Christmas or fall themes, but will gladly accept all types

-magazine cut outs (large/small florals or interesting colors/patterns)

-stamped images

-stickers of anything

-tags

-scrapbooking paper scraps (no smaller than 1x1 inch)

-I enjoy botanical type things, but am not a vintage only person and even love cartoon types

Ratings

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Comment: Thanks so much for the letter and for joining my swap! I'll reply soon!
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Comment: Thank you for the cute cat postcard and lovely quote <3
JaneJarve rated for Positive Postcard Swap #3 (PPS3) on Apr 27, 2021
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Comment: Loved the postcard, loved the quote. THANK YOU for brightening up my postbox and my day!
apsa90 rated for Happy Mail Letter - International on Apr 24, 2021
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Comment: Hi Ashley, I really enjoyed meeting you through the letter you sent me. Thank you for the beautiful letter and extras. Take care.
TexyDeb rated for LSRUS: One Year Groupiversary Swap on Apr 7, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the cute stickers.
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Comment: Hello Ashley, Thanks for the lovely Dino PC. Hope you are having fun with your garden!
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Comment: Thanks for the joyful mail
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Comment: Ashley, thank you for the lovely card and tag! Happy groupiversary! 😊
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Comment: Thanks for the cabin postcard. My daughter is planning a short trip to Gatlinburg for her Spring Break.
Risna rated for LSRUS: One Year Groupiversary Swap on Mar 25, 2021
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Comment: It's so wonderful to meet you here on swap bot. I received your wonderful envelope today. Love the card you've picked for me. And the sticker too. Thank you so much, it made my day.
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Comment: Thank you!! I love Chamomile too!!
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Comment: Happy Easter! Thank you!
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Vickyen rated for Easter Card - 100 US Rated Swappers on Mar 21, 2021
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Comment: Hi Ashley! Thank you for the sweet Easter Card, message, and vintage Easter pc - spring is already making me happy - longer sunshine, warmer weather, and colorful daffodils! Hope you have a lovely Easter! Wishing you all the best and please stay safe! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)
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Comment: thanks a lot for your card!
USAFwife rated for LSRUS: One Year Groupiversary Swap on Mar 18, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the nice swap :) I hope you are all doing well and staying safe (the situation at the school sounds awful!). HOpe you have a nice visit with your mom. :)
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Comment: Thank you for my 1st of the season, Easter card and 3 cute frog cut outs. i just LOVE the Mr NutterButter stamp (squirrel). I should look to see about ordering him.
LondonWriting rated for Decorated Envie & a Notecard on Mar 10, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely envelope and note. Greetings from London
wolfeagle rated for AMA: Art Journal Pages -Feb on Mar 3, 2021
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Comment: Thank you.
SnailMailSvetka rated for Washi Sample Swap #1 on Feb 20, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely washi

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Comments

bethe on May 1, 2021:

Thank you for the retro washi and wonderful note with your recommendations! I appreciate this so much!!! LSRUs April wish list

gingerbee on Apr 27, 2021:

Thank you so much for the LSRUS wishes! I especially love the terrarium image on the book pages - those turned out beautiful. Can't wait to add these into some of my projects. Have a great day!

LindaW on Apr 26, 2021:

Hi Ashley! I enjoyed reading your profile. Have a nice week.

wolfeagle on Dec 30, 2020:

hny

OrigamiGrace on Jul 22, 2020:

welcome

to Swapbot! Look forward to swapping with you!

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