Swap-bot Time: April 20, 2024 9:22 pm


Date Joined: January 31, 2012
Last Online: February 22, 2024
Birthday: April 29
Country: United States
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About Me

I'm slowing down on swapping, I'm back at work and right now it's a rough time for me so I need to take some of my time for me. ❀️

I am always willing to do a private swap. I love learning new crafts and sharing the crafts I already do. Please don't be afraid to ask, I would like to help others and myself increase our enjoyment of swapping, crafting and letter writing.

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  • I am a mother, a grandma (Nanny), a wife, a crafter, a reader, a walker, and I like spending time on the computer. GoodReads, LibraryThing, Swap-Bot, crochet pattern sites like Ravelry, ASL tutorials, how-to sites, ect.

  • I am a special education paraprofessional. I work in a multi handicap classroom with severe and profound children, they range from kindergarten to 5th grade with autism, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, treacher collins, missing chromosomes, rare disabilities, ADHA, OCD, ODD, or a combination of multiple diagnosis.

  • I recycle, some craft projects have recycled, up-cycled or re-purposed parts. I also tend to re-use envelopes, and discarded books or magazines.

  • I like to think of myself as crafty, but not sure how good I am compared to some of you regulars. I hope I do ok.


    ~ onyx95 β™‘ Debbie

Favorite Books & Movies .....

  • I am a reader (see my bookshelf on GoodReads or LibraryThing). I am now a part of a book club at work, they have expanded my reads. I don't read as much as I use to and I am not as diligent at writing g reviews as I once was, but I still try to read everyday. Don't do much in the way of Non-Fiction, horror, religious or war related.

  • Favorite authors ..... Sarah Addison Allen, Christine Feehan, Debbie Macomber, Gena Showalter, Nora Roberts, Janet Evanovich, Stephanie Meyer, Frewin Jones, Nicolas Sparks, Danielle Steel, Jacquelyn Franks, Patricia Briggs, Sabrina Jefferies, (did I mention I like to read) .... ect, ect.

  • Favorite Movies .....
    Princess Bride, Stardust, Young Frankenstein, Beetlejuice, Encanto, Frozen, and more.

  • Favorite TV .....
    Supernatural, Criminal Minds, Monk, Psych, CSI's, Bones, House, Doctor Who and a long-time watcher of Days of Our Lives and more.

  • Favorite Games ....
    Pokemon Go (I will friend if you want to), solitaire, tetris syle games, and sometimes Mario (original)

Favorite Crafts

  • I am a big crafter, I enjoy .....

  • trying lots of things

  • crocheting
  • paper crafts (making postcards & bookmarks)
  • coloring books (intricate designs like mandalas)
  • rubber stamping
  • die cutting
  • painting rocks
  • RAKs (Random Acts of Kindness) many forms
  • I have been trying new techniques to craft using new (to me) media and tools.

Random details .....

  • I have 2 girls (both adults)
  • I have 1 grand daughter
  • I have 2 cats (both girls) My poor husband is surrounded by us girls

  • I enjoy watching movies and tv

  • I love to collect books and bookmarks
  • I know some sign language
  • I like the color blue (most all shades)
  • I seem to be collecting ribbon
  • I also like stationary - paper products
  • I love the moon & the promise of tomorrow

What I want .....

  • I crochet, yarn (cotton, wool or spun bamboo) any weight or color
  • Stationary items will never be a miss with me, I love notes pads, pens, paper, envelopes, cards and even post it pads
  • I am a reader and can always use bookmarks, store bought, hand made, collectible or basic everyday usable
  • I love to learn new ways of doing things, learning a new craft or a new technique
  • I like seeing things other do, handmade postcards, friendship books, anything you enjoy making I would like to see.
  • I have a franken-deck of cards that I don't use, but it was fun to make.

    • DON'T WANT .....
    • Not much of a list here. *
    • I don't like coffee.
    • I don't like Carmex lip care products
    • I don't like or wear perfume (allergic, best not any)
    • Don't like rude people. I give everyone the benefit of doubt - as long as you try to do what is expected / asked of you.

Flakers .....

  • I am a little bummed, one of my first swaps - I sent mine out, marked it sent, received mine, rated the sender, but one of the people I sent to (it was a 5 partner swap) still has not rated me. I have many others now that I still have not been rated for.

  • I just want to say .....

  • I will send out my swaps on time, I will never NOT send out my swap. I have been doing 'exchanges' on other sites for a long time. I know how important it is to be courteous and respectful of others.
  • I will always rate within a day of receiving my swaps. I don't like waiting to know if someone got something and so I won't make anyone else wait to know if I got a swap.
  • I really like this site and want to do my part to keep it going and to keep others doing it with me.

Please don't flake on me - I won't flake on you

Good News / Bad News

Update, Yeah... I did finally have some come home.

*Thank you (4 friends) for the quick turn around on another RRTPC. Started this one June 2023 when we thought it might be over soon.

  • Thank you (5 friends), received another RRTPC started April 2023

  • Sent 4 more RRTP's home today, hope to receive more of mine soon.

  • Thank you (6 friends) for the Round Robin Traveling PC started March 2023.

  • Thank you Selene, Melissa and Luisa for helping with my Coloring Collab PC. started Nov 2022.

  • Thank you (6 friends) for the Round Robin Traveling PC started Jan 2023.

I am hoping for more soon.

Still missing some of the Round Robin (1st out August 2022), Traveling book card (1st out July 2022) and Collaboration items (1st out September 2022). I have started, continued with others and sent home, I still have not seen a single 1 of mine return. Most of the fun is working with and on other people's pieces, but I would like mine to come home too. I want to see where they have gone and who all has helped to contribute to mine. If anyone has one of mine, please let me know they are still out there and moving. Thank you, Debbie


I really enjoy swapping, I am interested in a few other types of swaps but I don't know what they entail. If it would be easier I would be willing to do private swaps with anyone who is interested.

I would like to see more about....

  • Friendship Book/Sheet
  • Deco Books
  • Bags of any kind
  • Slams

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you


Blossomines2001 rated for Traveling book card #62 on Jan 21, 2024
Comment: I loved the recommendations
Comment: thanks for the swap. i will pass them along in the next round.
Comment: Thank you for the postcards! Too pretty to pass along, but of course I will!
Lisserz rated for Adult coloring book page - 10/23 on Oct 29, 2023
Comment: Thank you for the coloring pages. ❀️
Comment: Thank you!😊
jasminetea rated for Adult coloring book page - 9/23 on Sep 24, 2023
Comment: Debbie, thank you so much for the colorful "S" and tea party coloring page!! :)
Selewis91 rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #112 on Sep 13, 2023
Rosie2766 rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #129 on Sep 12, 2023
Comment: Thank you!!!
Comment: Cards have arrived! Thank you!
Candace rated for Traveling book card #61 on Aug 30, 2023
Comment: They have arrived safely for the next round!
Ramya rated for Adult coloring book page - 8/23 on Aug 25, 2023
Comment: Thank you for the very pretty coloring page! I found out through this swap that coloring is okay but it isn't my thing... maybe it was a few years ago... not so much now. But I can tell that you enjoyed it and it is done well! Happy Swaps!
TwoSlim rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #126 on Aug 21, 2023
Comment: Got the PCS - will pass on!
julebear rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #126 on Aug 21, 2023
bb2 rated for URCF - Cool Cardboard Card on Aug 14, 2023
Comment: That is a fun cardboard postcard. Thank you for the smile. Your cool card came on a 107 degree day. the hottest of this year!
Response: So hot around here also. Glad it made you smile.
Comment: Thanks for the PC's to pass along!!
Comment: Thanks for the cards!!! I’ll send the one home!!
Comment: I just found this mixed in with a pile of old mail. I am glad that Happy Mom is continuing the swap.
Response: So glad you found it and that it will continue its journey.
thequilterslink rated for Fun die cuts on Jul 25, 2023
Comment: Thank you for all the die cuts and extras. Thanks for joining my swap!
Response: such a great swap, thank you for hosting and the heart rating.
Comment: I will pass along the traveler. thank you for the little note. Someone else is taking over and round 126 is now up, YAY. See you around the mailbox.
Comment: Thanks for the fun swap!

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sleepykitty on Aug 19, 2023:

Thanks so much for the stamps and stickers for your August RAK! I appreciate them...and you! πŸ“¬πŸ’Œ

chimerix on Aug 2, 2023:

Thank you so much for the flag stamps and the happy mail stickers! Hugs from Hawaii. Aloha RAKs only July

Poohtat on Jul 24, 2023:

Thank you for the RAKs #2 July Dandelions! I love these. Happy swapping, happy summer and happy crafting

grammypammy on Jun 15, 2023:

June RAK - 5 forever flag stamps

I received these, thank you so much!

Hugs, Pam

ButterflyGirl85 on May 20, 2023:

Received May RAK #2. Thank you. Cant waait to find uses for the paper scraps

thequilterslink on May 12, 2023:

Received RAK..May#1 today..Thanks so much for the lovely die cuts.

Panda1122 on May 4, 2023:

Thank you for the April RAK Destash papers! Great happy mail πŸ’—

simcoe54 on Apr 29, 2023:

Hope you have a Happy Birthday!

JuneRosebud on Apr 20, 2023:

Debbie, I received: April RAK #2 - paper flower plate die cuts - picked April 13 from RAKS ONLY USA & they are so dang pretty!! Thank you so much for sharing...

katjl on Apr 13, 2023:

Hi Debbie, Thank you so much for resending me some paper die cuts since I never received the first one. Very generous and kind of you. Maybe I’ll get lucky and the first one will show up! 😍

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