Swap-bot Time: October 3, 2022 8:58 pm


Date Joined: March 27, 2021
Last Online: October 3, 2022
Birthday: July 17
Country: United States
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About Me

My heartfelt sympathy for Her Royal Majesty and the noble people of Britain.

I like the ABC idea of telling you about myself so here goes!

A, Animals. I love animals and nature. Anything botanical is appreciated!

B, Bread. I used to be a baker but do most of my baking for family and friends now. I love cookie cutters and any small kitchen gadgets. Recipe cards. If you have a family recipe that you are willing to share, I'm game! Could be preserves, pasta or how to cure deer meat! I'm up for it!

C, Chocolate. I know this is weird but i'm actually allergic to chocolate. Being around it is fine. But please no chocolate samples. Though my hubby would gladly eat any errors.

D, Destination. We love to travel! Especially in Europe. We have lived in Europe twice and visit occasionally.

E, Eggs. I have a small flock of backyard chickens (currently 5) that give me wonderful fresh eggs! I love any chicken themed things.

F, Foodie. I'm such a big foodie! I have a library of cookbooks! I would love to get into recipe or cookbook swaps. Maybe we could exchange spices or spice blends. Being near Memphis we have alot of BBQ sauces and spice blends available.

G, Grocery. I work in a grocery store as a cashier. Most of the local kids call me the "Sticker Lady" because I hand out cool stickers.

H, Home. I'm originally from California. My younger son and his family live near Sacramento and we try to visit a couple times a year.

I, Italy. We lived there for a while on Sicily and have traveled the whole length. My favorite place in Rome is Trevi fountain so thats how my pom got her name.

J, Japan. We lived in Japan for three years and I LOVE sushi! You might see a few japanese themed things from me.

K, Kids. Two grown boys, two very spoiled grandsons and a new (equally spoiled) granddaughter. I write them letters (long distance sadly) all the time and send little goodies. So ideas you have for grandkid goodies is most welcome!

L, Lighthouses. Just a favorite theme of mine. We used to live in Virginia near the coast.

M, Memphis. Memphis is our closest big city. We live only a few miles from Graceland and pass by there often. If you are an Elvis fan let me know so I can work something up for you.

N, Notebooks. I call my small notebooks my memory. I use and carry at least one with me everywhere. They are usually filled with lists, appointments, numbers and to-dos. For those of us with a few years under their belt you can surely understand the idea. I'm always happy to get a new notebook!

O, Open-minded. You can tell me your an "A" with "B" tendencies. I'm a no judgement kind of person. You do you boo!

P, Pets. Trevi is my wonderful pomeranian little girl! Please expect to get pictures and notes from her! She is my "glued to my hip dog" and does almost everything that I do. I would love to hear about your pets and Trevi would love to hear from them. Trevi says "Snacks welcome"!

Q, Questions. Please message me if you have any questions. I don't mind.

R, Reumitoid Arthritis. Please excuse me if my handwriting is not always perfect. Crafting helps keep my hands working but my handwriting is not always the best.

S, Salty-crunchy. Since I'm not a big sweets eater I love anything salty, crunchy or cheesy! Boy, my hips show it too!

T, Trucker. Our oldest son is, and my father was, a truck driver. I go on trips with him occasionally and get to pick up cool things from different places.

U, Understanding. I'm a very understanding person. Things happen and mistakes happen. I won't ever be judgmental about you or especially anything you send.

V, Vanilla. Although I like the flavor of vanilla I'm not a fan of vanilla scented things.

W, Writer. My younger son and his wife are writers. Sometimes it amazes me how creative they are. Must have got it from me. Lol.

X, Xamples. Examples of things I like to make. I usually work in fall or blue tones. Sometimes I will swing way off and do something super pink and kawaii for fun.

Y, Y don't we go camping? We have a travel trailer and go camping often. Usually its is because there is a great farmers market or craft show nearby. Trailer themed things are most welcome!

Z, Zone. I like to get in "the zone" when I'm crafting. Sometimes it's several hours before I get something just right and it is always time well spent.

Things I like to receive

Shiney things, like interesting strings of beads that you can get at craft stores. Did you find a super sale clearance item and want to share? Yay! Tags and all!

Sequins, glitter and things that can be used in shakers.

Mint type, cinnamon or chai teas. YAY! COFFEE! Drink mixes - more YAY! In the trailer they go to make yummy drinks at the campsite!

Small or travel sized games. We have cards and play cribbage and Uno on too hot or rainy trailer days.

Cards of charms. Especially colorful ones. Extra points for clearance finds!

Any die-cuts you would like to share.

Letter sets.

Enamel pins. Animals, Japanese themed, nature, moons and stars.

Interesting pens, pencils and highlighters.

STICKERS! I'm a sticker nut! Washi stickers and ephemera designs are my favorites.

Interesting trims, ribbons, strings, fringe and crazy crap. If you have a few samples you could send me that would be awesome.

Anything with a pomeranian on it.

Nautical things. Anchors, ships, ropes and fishing nets. Also beach scenes and waves.

I have a slight washi tape addiction and I'm ok with it!

I like any colors.

Forest themed items. Foxes, bears, squirrels, trees, leaves and mountains. I love the Sierra Nevada mountain range! It's my home and my. heart!

I have a secret love of Hello Kitty and friends. Especially stationery and kitchen items.

Japanese things and Japanese images.

No thank you:

Vanilla scented things.

Chocolate (allergy).

Risky graphic humor.


Arabella rated for USAPC: Pick 2 Fall Challenge on Oct 1, 2022
Comment: Love the stuffed pocket, Deanna, and the Specimen pocket!! Really nice tuckins in the pocket, too, - love the frog tag!! And a covered paperclip! Thank you so much!! And thank you for the two Halloween postcards! Nice!!
Response: I just love fall projects! My favorite time of year! I'm happy that you enjoyed it! Thanks for the heart!
JanHardt rated for YTPC: Triple Pocket - USA on Sep 30, 2022
Comment: Deanna, where do I begin. This package is amazing! I love the pocket, the charms (the cupcake is adorable), the many goodies you included, love the cardinals, and the presentation. Wrigley thanks Trevi for his treats β€” it’s his first swap gift. Thank you so much for an excellent swap. It made my day. Many hearts!
Response: I'm so happy that you and Wrigley enjoyed the swap! Hope you see you in many more! Thanks for the heart!
JBuchner rated for SMSUSA: Use your scraps tags on Sep 30, 2022
Comment: Thank you!!!!
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for the heart! ❀
montigneyrules rated for Fall Care Package 2022-USA on Sep 30, 2022
Comment: Wow. I cant even express the hearts you deserve for the care package. Thank you
Response: Just wishing you a cozy fall! Thanks for the heart! ❀
ultracinematik rated for Weird washi swap on Sep 28, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the nicely packaged and abundant collection of weird (and some wonderful) washi! Generous package! πŸ’Œ
Response: I'm so glad that you enjoyed it! Thanks for the heart! ❀
Comment: Wow!! Your folio is just awesome!! I feel very spoiled. Thank you for a lovely swap=)
Response: I'm so happy that you enjoyed it! That was a fun project! Thanks for the heart! ❀
Comment: Thanks for the postcards and happy mail stickers.
Response: My pleasure! Thanks for the heart! ❀
Comment: Such a wonderfully packed and put together mail! Loved ALL the beautiful goodies you sent me. Some of them are so unique. I loved the wax seals you made. Such cute earrings. I will enjoy using all of it. THANK YOU so much. God bless you πŸ’ž
Response: Wow! That took a long time to arrive! I'm so glad that it made it! God bless and thanks for the heart! ❀
simcoe54 rated for SSM: September Pick 5 postcards on Sep 25, 2022
Comment: Thanks for amazing postcards which are all new to my collection and the extra items.
Response: Glad that you liked them! Thanks for the heart! ❀
Comment: Hi Deanna! Thank you for the beautiful postcards! I love the stickers and the pretty charm thank you.❀️
Response: Hello! You are welcome! Thanks for the heart! ❀
nicolebrooke23 rated for TELL ME #1 on Sep 22, 2022
Comment: thanks for sharing how you got your name :)
Response: My pleasure! Thanks for the heart! ❀
Comment: thank you for the great postcards! the arizona one made me smile :)
Response: I'm glad that you enjoyed them! Thanks for the heart! ❀
mspandatrain rated for TELL ME #1 on Sep 19, 2022
Comment: WOW, I looked her up and she was beautiful! What a great name. What a great restaurant, wish I had known when I was in Memphis this summer. Enjoy. Thanks for sharing.
Response: The Arcade has a lot of great food too! πŸ˜‹ Maybe next time you're in town! Thanks for the heart! ❀
JustKeko rated for A Cute Little Swap - USA on Sep 19, 2022
Comment: Thank you so much! You have no idea how much my whole day was made when I opened that package!
Response: You are so welcome! It's fun to do those "make someone's day" swaps! Hope you have a lovely fall! 🍁
Comment: Thank you for the bacon dip/cheeseball. Aspect sends thanks for her gifts and says it is very kind of you to think of her! She also says that mom is Required to share cheeseball because cheese and bacon are both for cats!
Response: You and Aspect are so welcome! I hope you are well. Trevi has shared several fun swaps with me too. Cheese is one of her favorite treats. Hope that you both have a lovely fall! πŸπŸŒΎπŸ‚
wincejl rated for YTPC: Bookmark/Bellyband Flip USA on Sep 16, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the lovely bookmark/flips. They turned out great!
Response: You are so welcome! Thanks for the heart! ❀
kelliegirl6 rated for TELL ME #1 on Sep 16, 2022
Comment: Thanks for sharing your story. I was named after a tv character as well! :)
Response: Glad that you enjoyed the story. Thanks for the heart! ❀
SatisHuman rated for TELL ME #1 on Sep 15, 2022
Comment: That's a cool way to get a name. Thanks for the mermaid postcard!
Response: You are welcome! Happy swapping!
Comment: Very cute :) My daughter is a Marine Biology/Oceanography major ! Love it! Thanks for the washi and goodies too!
Response: Glad that it made you smile! Thanks for the heart! ❀
captkristi rated for SSM: Find four #25 on Sep 12, 2022
Comment: LOVE LOVE LOVE. Thanks so much Deanna. What a great envelope to open. The tag came at the most perfect time as I have been on a collaging craze. Love the corgis and chickens. Beautiful stuff. Thank you.
Response: You are welcome! I have 5 chickens and I love them so much! Happy swapping and thanks for the heart!

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simcoe54 on Jul 17, 2022:

Hope you have a Happy Birthday!

Naeco on Mar 30, 2021:

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LindaW on Mar 27, 2021:

Welcome to Swap-bot! Relax, have fun, and enjoy swapping with others!🌼

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