Swap-bot Time: May 14, 2021 12:08 am


Date Joined: September 15, 2011
Last Online: May 13, 2021
Birthday: July 1
Country: United States
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About Me

I am 47 and have lived in Arkansas for most of my life. I am married and the mother of two wonderful children. I have a 19 year old daughter and a 16 year old son. I am Southern Baptist.

I'm a rather happy and content person. I like to see the joy and blessings in everyday life.

I love to read, create things with my hands, write letters, and make fun journals..

I started creating journals and I enjoy it. I like writing things down about my daily life. I enjoy reading about other people's everyday life and getting a glimpse into their world. My favorite journals are randomness and magpie journals.

My other favorite swaps are letters, chatting about books and fun mail.

I will be joining swaps that make me happy in 2021.

Updated 3/16/2021

Favorite Books

❤️❤️❤️ I LOVE to read. ❤️❤️❤️

I will read anything that looks or sounds interesting. I don't really limit myself to one genre. I read according to my mood so that's why it varies from book to book. I like to read Historical, Regency and Contemporary Romance, Women’s Lit, Suspense, and Mystery. I am not a big fan of Sci-fi or Horror. That being said I will read a scary book now and then.

I like Sara Addison Allen, Sophie Kinsella, Christi Caldwell, Samantha Grace, Eloisa James, Kendall Ryan, Kristin Higgins, Magan Vernon, Max Monroe, Sara Donati and Eva Devon.

I have enjoyed ~Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen~The Coincidence of the Coconut Cake by Amy E. Reichert~The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins~Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe’ by Heather Webber~The Guilded Hour & Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati~Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck & Fortune by Rosella Lim~The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary~Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn~The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate~

My Favorites So Far in 2021

*By a Thread by Lucy Score

*The Spinster and The Rake by Eva Devon

If you are a reader, I would love to hear what you like to read and some of your favorite authors.

Books say: She did this because. Life says: She did this. Books are where things are explained to you; life is where things aren't. I'm not surprised some people prefer books. - Julian Barnes

Books are everywhere; and always the same sense of adventure fills us. Second-hand books are wild books, homeless books; they come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack. Besides, in this random miscellaneous company we may rub against some complete stranger who will, with luck, turn into the best friend we have in the world. ~Virginia Woolf

My Favorite Swaps

My favorite swaps are journals, writing letters, happy mail and small craft projects.

I like to be creative and find crafts to be an outlet for it. I am not an expert at anything but love to try new things.

Interested in Swapping

I am interested in swapping for small items, postcards, cards, notecards, fun quotes, bookmarks and various crafting items.

I love anything to do with scrapbooking such as paper, stickers and embellishments.

I like bible verses and spiritual quotes. I collect quotes so the more whimsical the better.

I like doing journals.

^Randomness journals- journals filled with things that I like.

^Magpie Journals- journals filled with whatever catches my eye like a magpie bird.

^Happy Journals- journals filled with wat makes me happy.

If you are interested in doing a private swap with me for any of these items, or just want to swap with me send me a PM.

If you think we have something in common feel free to contact me.

Favorite Things

My favorite colors are red, pink, bright yellow, purple and teal. I like shabby chic things (roses, lace, etc.)

I like cats and collect things with cats on them.

I like daisies, peonies, sunflowers and daffodils.

I like stationery, notecards, journals and neat pens and pencils.

I like to collect quotes about everything and bible verses.

Scrapbook paper, embellishments, stickers and other pretties.

I love chocolate. My favorite candies are Peanut M&Ms, Reese's Pieces, Butterfingers, Snickers, Milky Ways, and Starbursts. I also would like to try different dark chocolates.


I am not a big fan of dark and goth stuff. I also don't like sour candies or need any drink mixes.


Music: I love to listen to Top 40, country,
Christian and some classical music.

My favorites:

~OneRepublic ~Dierks Bentley ~Maroon5 ~Ben Rector ~John Mayer ~James Bay ~Needtobreathe ~Newsboys ~Tenth Avenue North


Easy A Sweet Home Alabama* Leap Year* Mr. Right* Something Borrowed* Pretty in Pink* Table 19* The Lost Husband and many more...

TV Favorites:

~Doctor Who~Married At First Sight~Southern Charm~Younger~A Million Little Things~Mountain Men~New Amsterdam~Love Island~Into the Dark~The Prodigal~ The Umbrella Academy and many more...

Wish List

Some things I would love to receive as surprises and for tags:

*Your favorite quotes (cute, quirky, funny, inspirational)

*Note Cards (I am a Card Angel for Chemo-Angels)

*Stationery (sheets, envies, stickers)

*Postcards (any kind)

*Handmade cards and envelopes (LOVE handmade envies

*Scrapbook paper, stickers, diecuts and embellishments (Doesn't have to be new, I'd be happy with gently used.) I also like fun, quirky, floral, vintage, and holiday designs.

*Journals of any kind

*stamps (clear or wooden)

Swapping Info

I am not a flaker. If you are my partner and you don't receive your swap, let me know and I will send you another one. I don't like to be flaked on and I wouldn't do the same to you. Please contact me first, before leaving a negative rating. I would like the chance to make up a missing swap to you before receiving a low rating.

If I am hosting a swap and you are flaked on, please contact me. I will be willing to angel it or something similiar if it is a big swap.


tristitia rated for February 2021 Journal Swap on Apr 11, 2021
Comment: I'm sorry for the late rating - I put your journal aside to finish reading it, and forgot to rate! I still haven't gotten a chance to finish, but I appreciate the time and effort you put into writing it, and I like the way you decorated with magazine images. Perhaps I'll have a free moment this evening :) Thank you!
Comment: Hello and thanks for your wonderful letter! :-) I will reply soon. *g* Stay safe!
sharingpostcards rated for Sunshine in a postcard #4 on Mar 26, 2021
Comment: Thank you! I love the quote and the card!
brooklynbunch rated for Sunshine in a postcard #4 on Mar 16, 2021
Comment: Thanks for the card--I like the little alligator reading the book. Susan (brooklynbunch)
Comment: Received your lovely letter today and look forward to replying this week.
AzEkologi rated for Sunshine in a postcard #3 on Mar 4, 2021
Comment: Such an artistic PC! So cool! Thanks for swapping and the great J.R.R. Tolkien quote! Best, Rick
circlebfarms10 rated for Quote in a Card #2 USA on Feb 27, 2021
Comment: Thank you for this swap I like pc swaps I must have missed rating this Happy swapping
jaimierandolph rated for A Letter a Day 2018 #36 on Feb 11, 2021
jaimierandolph rated for A Letter a Day 2018 #39 on Feb 11, 2021
Comment: Thank you so much for the very pretty letter!
jaimierandolph rated for A Letter a Day 2018 #41 on Feb 11, 2021
jaimierandolph rated for ATP: Notecard Letter #4 on Feb 10, 2021
Comment: Thank you so much for the notecard letter and for all the little stickers that you included I really loved the hello kitty note paper as well! Hugs!
Jillemina rated for Sunshine in a postcard #2 on Jan 28, 2021
Comment: THANK YOU so much for the darling postcard and the wonderful quote!
Reign747 rated for Sunshine in a postcard #1 on Jan 24, 2021
Comment: Thank you!
Ashzaller rated for December 2020 Journal Swap on Jan 21, 2021
Comment: Just got this and am sooo excited to have something to read! You sound like a lovely person from page one. Excited to hear about you and c!
nanadiana rated for Quote in a Card #2 USA on Jan 11, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the quote in a card. I hope you are having a great start to your year.
mcorbus rated for Quote in a Card #2 USA on Jan 11, 2021
Comment: Thank you for the quote note card
JBuchner rated for Happy Mailbox all MONTH December on Jan 5, 2021
Comment: Thanks so much! Hope your new year is off to a good start! Sending good thoughts your way for a great new work assignment!
circlebfarms10 rated for 1 Page Letter #23 on Dec 28, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the letter and the bird I love it I hope your Christmas was wonderful. We celebrated with family, most of the family, a few couldn't be there. Loved loved loved the snow on Christmas!! It really helped me to be in such a festive mood
gagirl828 rated for O,O How I Love 2 PenPal #02 on Dec 11, 2020
Comment: Sorry I forgot to rate!
isabellasnow rated for SMSUSA: One-Week-Journal on Nov 25, 2020
Comment: Hi Melissa! Many thanks for your newsy one-week-journal! I love that you put it together like a booklet, that you added quotes, and that you shared little 'pieces' of your days with me. Your 'Secret Sister' thing sounds like so much fun, and my hubby is CRAZY for Popeye's chicken! Thanks for a wonderful swap!

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Rosa1 on Feb 10, 2020:

Thanks for the WTA heart stickers!

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Jul 30, 2019:

Just saying hello, I didn't hear from y0u in awhile

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Oct 28, 2018:

rec'd the Halloween card thank you its so adorable

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Oct 8, 2018:

Hello, I received week 1, thank you I have not read anything good lately, I been busy since school started I hope to read something by Stephen King this month, not sure what book yet

BetsyG on Sep 1, 2018:

Well guess what! I am on my trip and did not write back. I will get a post card and send it. Hope you are having a good summer. We were so hot in Maryland, and now am wearing my winter coat in the Yukon!

BetsyG on Aug 14, 2018:

Missy, I got your letter yesterday. I hope you will enjoy the rest of your summer. We leave on the 28th, but I will try to write back before then

aligurl75 on Jul 27, 2018:

I really love all the notes and happy goodies you've been sending. I can't wait to use this week's Bible journal stickers. So wonderful ♥

aligurl75 on Jul 16, 2018:

Hi, I got your first and second mailings for the Monday Mailer Swap. Thank you so much.

BetsyG on Jun 9, 2018:

Hi Missy, I got your May letter and was glad to hear from you. Hope your June goes as smoothly as your May.

Kellpepper on Apr 28, 2018:

Thankful Thursday profile check. Thank you for joining my swap!

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