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Alwayshaveyarn

Alwayshaveyarn
Date Joined: December 27, 2018
Last Online: July 28, 2019
Birthday: January 24
Country: United States

Favorite Music

Classical, Contemporary Christian, musicals, acappella

Favorite Books

Richard Paul Evans, Alexander McCall Smith, Jan Karon, cozy mysteries, Jaqueline Winspear, Lysa Terkeurst, Sally Clarkson, Christian Women's interest, food memoirs, homesteading/frugal living books and memoirs, L.M. Montgomery, books about books, books about libraries and bookstores, Charles Todd, Miranda James, Ellery Adams, the Meg Langslow series, Jennifer Chiaverini, picture books, travel memoirs.......

Favorite Crafts

Crochet, knitting, loom knitting, scrapbooking, cross stitch, coloring, card making

Favorite Television

Jeopardy, Kids Baking Championship, Magyver, America's Got Talent, Hawaii 50

About Me

I am married, with 2 teenaged boys. I am a middle school and high school orchestra teacher and my husband is a high school band director. I love to read and crochet and always have yarn with me. I also do other crafts and enjoy cooking, baking, gardening, writing, and state parks. My husband and I help with our church youth group

Coupon Wishlist

Clif bars, baking supplies, natural lunchmeat, cheese, cereal, milk, almond or cashew milk, deodorant, Arm and Hammer or All laundry detergents, dish soap, Almay, Cover Girl, Revlon cosmetics, Burts Bees, body wash, Gillette razors, Noxema, cleaning wipes, Pepcid, Claritin, Xyzal, Tums, Excedrin, Advil, Advil pms, band aids, lip balm, working hands hand cream, cat food, kitty litter, flea collars, Always pads, Clearasil, Cetaphil, nuts, peanut butter, produce, chicken, turkey bacon, turkey or chicken sausages, natural/grass fed beef, foil, plastic storage bags/boxes, sandwich bags, magic erasers, Swiffer dusters, press n seal, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, Clairol, Revlon, or Garnier hair color, Whole Blends or Garnier hair products, office supplies, craft supplies, CeraVe, Opti-fresh contact solution

Dislikes

Please no skulls, no witches, devils, etc., nothing dark and scary,

Please nothing smoky smelling

I really don't have a lot of dislikes other than brussel sprouts (yuck!), the sound of chewing or chomping gum, the sound of someone crinkling a plastic water bottle or soda can (worse than fingernails on a chalkboard!), and driving in the rain :)

Likes

Purples and pinks, flowers, butterflies, Birds, Snoopy, Peanuts, Winnie the Pooh, Mary Poppins, Fall and Spring, being outside, bookstores and libraries, shopping local, chicken with biscuits, Mexican and Chinese foods, fresh fruit, colored pens and markers, fun socks (especially fuzzy ones), stationery, sticky notes, planners, stickers (including teacher stickers), washi tape, colored envelopes, yarn, embroidery floss, crochet thread, handmade things, journals, notebooks, NPR weekend programs, hedgehogs

Favorite Movies

Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, Up, Goodbye Christopher Robin, Dead Poet's Society, Driiving Miss Daisy, Evan Almighty, A Charlie Brown Christmas, Miracle on 34th Street, it's a Wonderful Life, Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Returns, The Greatest Showman, Newsies, Into the Woods

Ratings

christywebb rated for Just Randomness Giveaway #4 on Jul 28, 2019
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Comment: I need to check into cooling towels!
SeleneW rated for Notecard Letters 3 Partners on Jul 20, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much for the pretty note card and nice letter. I hope you have a relaxing summer :)
Doodlefingers101 rated for Notecard Letters 3 Partners on Jul 18, 2019
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Comment: Thank You. My hubby is a High School AP and Honors Chemistry Teachers Now for 27 yrs and every year don’t get me wrong. I love my hubby and my kids but summer is loooong. So I’m the only one in house waiting for school to start so I can go shopping without them. My kids and hubby always say to me in the stores. Are you Done shopping yet. ANNOYING!
shinyserra rated for Notecard Letters 3 Partners on Jul 16, 2019
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Comment: I so enjoyed your letter!
AZmom875 rated for Reading Challenge-2019 June on Jun 24, 2019
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Comment: Great review, I had wondered about this series by this author.
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Comment: Thank you for the letter. It is really interesting to get an insight on the daily life of someone else.
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Comment: Thank you so much for your letter!
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Comment: How did the boys like their Easter "baskets"? I do the same with my kids and get a thrill out of doing it. I made 4 this year. My 3 not so young kids and my sons wife. They all enjoyed it. Plus a put together for my husband and small gifts for all my family and their kids. Just a fun holiday overall. Thanks for the nice letter. I enjoyed reading it.
Response: :) the boys liked their baskets, especially the shower caddy for college one. I ended up needing to get the new baseball bag before Easter since his old one broke and so put our ballplayer's things in a little cooler bag. He was really happy with the new batting gloves I included.
sharmison33 rated for list journal of lists on Apr 21, 2019
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Comment: Thanks! I love reading lists.
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Comment: Thank you for the letter, and for the adorable doggie stickers πŸ’Œ
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Comment: I enjoyed reading your letter! Thanks so much for the note pads!!!
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Comment: You and I are alike - my "currently-reading" shelf is always PACKED ! :P
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Comment: Thank you for sharing with me.
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Comment: I'm like you and always end up with several ongoing projects/crafts!
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely note! :) We also love to use our crock pot - not just during this time of year, but all year round! The only thing I've not been able to do well is chicken because it tends to burn having to be in there so long... :( Would love to see your chicken recipe with the greenbeans though!! Sounds great!
Response: It's easy. I just throw frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs in the crockpot with some cut up potatoes, salt, and pepper and then dump a can of green beans over it (undrained). If I need it to be ready in 3 or 4 hours I cook it on high, otherwise I cook it on low. The amount of chicken and potatoes depends on how many people I'm serving. I usually do one piece of chicken and 2 med potatoes per person.
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Comment: Thanks for your letter and washi! Loved it! I'll be writing a little something back soon. "Write on!"
Larina rated for March 2019 Journal Swap on Apr 7, 2019
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Comment: Thanks so much for the fun journal! I love the crochet dish scrubby, I don't want to use it because its so pretty! Tell Caleb congrats on making the team!
Response: :) Thank you!
Mantia rated for 100 Books on Apr 4, 2019
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Comment: I love how you decorated your list, especially the elephants! I've only read three of the things on your list (the two Sherlock Holmes stories and an Agatha Christie), so lots of new recommendations for me to look through. I definitely plan to try "Fortunately the Milk" (sounds amazing!), and I think I'll look up Victoria Thompson soon. :)
Snailmail1772 rated for First & Last Lines No. 9 on Apr 3, 2019
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Comment: Thank you! I plan on reading The Little House on the Prairie series this year.

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paperlvr on Feb 19, 2019:

Many thanks for your letter back for our 2019 Letter a month 1 of 12 Swap! I really enjoyed it and plan to write back (hopefully in the near future)!

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