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bordercolliemom59

bordercolliemom59
Date Joined: August 6, 2020
Last Online: December 2, 2021
Birthday: March 3, 1959
Country: United States

About Me

Hi all Im Cat I love dogs and currently have 4 dogs instead of the crazy cat lady Im the crazy dog lady LOL . They are all rescues .

I love stickers , pen paling , card making , bookmarks ( I also make bookmarks ) .I love gardening especially roses and other flowers . vegetable gardening is too hard and too many bugs LOL . I'm over the age of 40 and under 90 LOL . want to live a happy life and so far i have managed to do that .

I have a tea pot collection from over the years and if I spot one in a thrift store I am going to check it out .I enjoy a good cup or pot of tea . I love bowler type hats especially wool ones in the winter

. I also wear the straw type in the summer . I also love colorful scarfs to wear with turtlenecks in the winter ., I also use colorful scarfs to tie my hair up .

You will find me mostly in paper swaps . I think paper is fantastic and a great way to communicate .

Nothing like the smell and feel of real paper. I went to catholic school but no longer feel connected to the catholic church and have since attended pentecostal church most of my adult life and feel so at home there and I love it ..

God is good all the time . I dont push my religion on other people or other faiths . I am a very kind person and I hope that reflects well in the way I handle things .

One day I hope to Eat , Pray , Love my way through Tuscany ,

I also hope to go to Israel at some point as well .

..I sing and also play violin in a country band and we have alot of fun .

Im not a fan of profanity , or inapropriate behavior from anyone .

I usually send my swaps out soon after partners are assigned .

UPDATE: Im back to singing and playing the violin with the band and we are all happy to be back jamming with each other .

I donate stuffed animals and dolls etc that i purchase at the thrift stores to the coroners office as there is a great need in that area . You see through a friend I found out that the coroners office goes into homes when someone has died and they give these stuffed animals and dolls to the kids there in the home to help with the fear and being scared . So please ask around and find out if there is a need in your local area for them .

Favorite Music

Country and Opera , Spiritual , Gospel are my fave music .

Favorite Books

The Boston Girl ,

Saving fish from drowning

, The bully pulpit

, As bright as Heaven

The chilbury ladies choir

One thousand white women

The vengence of mothers

My name is Mary Sutter

The Winter Sisters

Before you know kindness

The double bind

The aviators wife

Mrs Tom Thumb

to name just a few .

I prefer books by Susan Meissner

Melanie Benjamin

Anne Hood

Suzanne Rindell

Jane Smiley

Paulette Jiles

But above all the bible is my fave book .

Please do not send me any books that contain any portion of animal cruelty , not a sentence , not a paragraph ,no animal cruelty please . I foster dogs and am a doggie mama .

Please dont send me any religious literature or reading books aka christian author books I dont read them .

Please dont send me any religious matierials Im very picky about religious materials . Thank you .

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Favorite Movies

Pretty woman

Steel Magnolias

Practical Magic

Fried Green Tomatoes

The Green Mile

Dont tell mom the babysitters dead

Adventures in Babysitting

The Beiguiled

Pelican Brief

Sleeping with the enemy

Noting Hill

Stepmom

Big julia roberts fan

Also Big Alfred Hitchcock fan

Rear Window

Vertigo

Shadow of a doubt

What about Harry

Harvey with Jimmy Stewart .

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Favorite Television

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Big Sky

The resident

9-1-1 the original with peter krause what a babe .

chicago med

chicago fire

New Amsterdam

FBI most wanted

FBI

I also like the history detectives on PBS .

Favorites

I like useful things also like pens ,

sticky notes , markers

, embellished paper clips

, recipe cards ,

note pads ,

note cards

baking bread found a fantastic way to do this without kneading just ask if you would like

miniature figurines (glass or plastic is fine ).

beads

ribbon

sewing

embroidery

stickers no kids please ..and no disney I hate disney anything sorry but just NO ..Also no foam stickers

Save your craft papers I dont use those craft papers .they are clutter in my opinion. and i abhore clutter . .

collecting tea pots

I also like post cards ,

funny ones, but

no gore or satanic , no

nudity or insect or snakes ones either .

Cotton hankies happen to be a favorite I carry womens and the big cotton mens hankies also they are rather large so more so handy .

DISLIKES: No atcs nothing personal i just dont like them . nothing that smells of cigarette smoke, musty or mold smells they will go into the trash immediately . thanks for understanding .

Ratings

Let me say I give hearts generously because I think anyone who takes time out of their day to send me something deserves a heart . Just because I dont like it is not a reason not to give a heart .

If you contact me saying you will be late with a swap then I will understand

HOWEVER I DONT CHASE SWAPS OR RATINGS .IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO MAKE SURE YOUR SWAP GOT TO ME NOT THE OTHER WAY AROUND .

Things happen but communication should happen as well . thanks. Also should your swap come here ripped up then i wont rate you at all because that is neither your fault or mine .

I hope you understand that .

Also please message me for my zip code if you are sending a swap to me.

If you dont see a rating from me it is because i never got the swap from you and i do rate as soon as i get them .

I also want to put up here if you don't rate that is just rude .

Any swap I host I will make note of the swappers who don't rate and you wont be welcome in any of my swaps .

I WILL NOT BE BULLIED BY ANYONE .YES IT HAS HAPPENED . SOME HOSTESS THINK THEY CAN BULLY PEOPLE INTO REMOVING RATINGS . I DID IT ONCE IM NOT DOING IT AGAIN . IF YOU GET RATED DOWN YOU DESERVE IT . IM NICE TO A POINT . THEN IM NOT SO NICE .

And futhermore you relay attitude towards me you will be banned also from any future swaps I host . Since some of you think it is okay to be nasty to a swap host or hostess .

Borrowed from B.Sykes : Thank you so much : I am in Swap-Bot to have fun as I believe the majority of all you wonderful nice people are! So please don't write to me with attitude if I missed something or forgot something or overlooked something. I am very happy to make something up to you if I messed up but could you please be nice about it? Also if you didn't receive my swap could you please send me a message first instead of throwing out a 1? I always send my swaps and if you didn't receive it most likely it has been lost by the post office and I will always send a replacement if you will just let me know. Just send me a nice private message and it's done! Let's have fun folks, this isn't a place for powertrips or freakouts about something that is supposed to be a fun hobby.

Also, before getting angry about something sent "3 hours late," consider that there are personal things going on in other people's lives, and cut them a little slack.

Favorite Teas. , Socks

Tea faves are as follows : Harney and Sons , Earl Grey Imperial

No herbal teas and no fruit teas I have allergies to both

I dont care for TAZO teas they changed the ' formula ..

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food and snacks

im on a plant based diet and on occasion I will eat a starlight mint for my breath and kills my sugar craving . I have never felt better in my life since I started eating a plant based diet .

my mail

My mail has been taking at least a week to two weeks to get anywhere . I hope the post will be back to normal soon . So please give it time . I will do the same for you .

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you for the book mark and extras and your patience with our postal service silliness! <3
Response: not at all thank you so much and God bless .
junemoon rated for 2 page Letter #5 on Nov 13, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for a letter that had a lot of your own drawing on it and for a tea I haven't heard of but will try after dinner. Your real name is Cat but you swap name is bordercollie -- that makes me smile.
Response: oh thank you . glad you liked got that tea at speciality store love it . take care and thanks for the heart .
tao67 rated for Book , Tea , Bookmark on Oct 20, 2021
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Comment: Book looks great!! Love the teas I received. Great extras- thanks so much!!
Response: you are very welcome and so glad you like everything . I hope you enjoy the book . happy swapping
fliermike rated for 2 page Letter #4 on Oct 18, 2021
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Response: okay thank you very much .
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Comment: Thanks for the letter and extra goodies!!! I love your drawings!! Iโ€™ll get a letter out to you this week if thatโ€™s ok??
Response: yes that is fine .
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Comment: Thanks for the beautiful bird envelope. It is very inviting to receive such in the mail. The swap was lovely and I appreciate it. You have a lovely upcoming Autumn. All the best to you.
Response: And to you my dear im glad you enjoyed it . Blessing and have a wonderful week and what is left of the year .
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Comment: Funky tea flavors thank you
Response: yw but i do think it was worthy of a heart since you got more than required and you dont list fave teas on your profile do you ? but thanks for the five .
Blmowery rated for "W" BOOK SWAP on Aug 24, 2021
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Comment: Thank you! The books looks so interesting and I love the bookmark!
Response: oh good was kind of worried about the bookmark . I hope you enjoy the book .
Jjean rated for Let's Write - US Only on Aug 10, 2021
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Comment: Oh, Happy Day > I really, really enjoyed your little story and love the drawings And WOW, have never seen a bookmark like that one...Thank you so much!!!!
Response: Im so glad it got there and also glad you liked everything I try to put my all into my swaps . I make those bookmarks . Im glad you will enjoy thank you for hosting such an awesome swap . HOPE TO GET YOU AGAIN AS A PARTNER . Happy swapping .
Cellolady rated for Oh My Thankful Heart! #2 on Jul 12, 2021
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Comment: Love that you play the violin!! Are you busy with your garden? Mine is now producing zucchini and cucumbers. Yay!! Thank you so much for the resend!!
Response: oh yes mine is producing cucumber more than we will use so i give them to neighbors to enjoy and they are happy . I will never know where all the lost mail ends up . Happy swapping take care .
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Comment: Cat, I love your drawings on the envelope and the bible study pages. I wish you wouldn't leave Swap Bot. Would you like to correspond one on one?
Response: sure why not donna thanks for rating at least it got there .
marclively rated for Letter Writing Swap - USA Only on Jun 17, 2021
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Comment: thanks !
Response: you are very welcome . take care and hope to swap again . Happy swapping .
debbiespoms rated for "T" BOOK SWAP on Jun 15, 2021
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Comment: Thank you very much, for the Tuscan Child book. My mom will love this book. I mainly do these swaps, so she can get books too. Thank you also for your nice note, recipes, and the cute drawings of Popeye & Olive Oil. Nice job done! As for the recipes. I have tried the Creamy Tuscan before & didn't care for it. Because of the spinach. Which I don't care for. But tried it anyway, to see if the spinach taste would be covered by the rest of the ingredients. Didn't work. But I do love Black beans & cucumbers. So, Will give this black bean & cucumber recipe a try.
Response: oh im so happy you liked all of it . Im sorry you dont like the creamy tuscan chicken but im sure you will love the black bean and cucumber recipe . That is a fave of mine . glad you liked popeye and olive oil too . Happy swapping .
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Comment: The bookmarks and tea arrived today, thank you! I'm a big fan of Lady Grey, I will have to make a cup tomorrow.
Response: so glad it got there . Thank you so much and happy swapping .
arisavin rated for 3 Things In An Envelope #12 on May 25, 2021
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Comment: One of them finally came all intact! I'm so sorry the postal service lost a few-that can be so frustrating! I loved everything you sent, especially the 2020 Postcard which will be perfect for scrapbooking! Thank you so much!!
Response: you are very welcome so glad it finally got there . take care dear and thanks for the heart .
shanaabird rated for 3 Things In An Envelope #12 on May 10, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the happy mail! :-)
Response: you are so welcome . Be blessed and stay safe .
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Comment: Thanks for sending me my three things +, as well as your nice note!
Response: im so glad you got it . thanks for the heart also ,my pleasure .
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Comment: Thanks for sending. I read this one, you're right it is a good book!
Response: sorry you read it . Maybe you can trade it for another book . But thanks for rating . my partner sent me a book i already read as well .
Jrmd1103 rated for Bookmarks and Tea Usa only #3 on Mar 23, 2021
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Comment: Thank you very nice love the spring colors
Response: oh so glad you liked everything .
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Comment: I received your wonderful letter today! I loved the envelope with the steamed veggies! Thank you for the bookmark and washi tape. โค๏ธโค๏ธ
Response: thank you so much and take care and please let me know how you are doing from time to time .

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 39 12 12
Completed Fives Threes Ones
41 46 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
0 35 6 0
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Comments

Lorabora on Jul 16, 2021:

Received your 5 mix postcard tag! Thank you for the lovely cards :)

BlueberryLady on May 18, 2021:

Hi from Jean in Ohio... Loved Reading your Profile. Would love Your Bread recipe with out Kneading... !!!.I love Bookmarks and make them...

browneyedmurmur on Jan 9, 2021:

Thank you for the random flat envie tag! I particularly liked the lemon and lime ephemera - it reminds me of warmer weather!

HappyMom on Nov 23, 2020:

typup

Hi Cat - Thanks for resending the Postcard, Letter & Tea swap and for hosting. I've received both and will write back soon. I hope you have a nice Thanksgiving!

LindaW on Aug 6, 2020:

Welcome to Swap-bot!

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