Swap-bot Time: February 20, 2018 5:23 am


Date Joined: January 28, 2012
Last Online: February 20, 2018
Birthday: September 20, 1954
Country: United States

Favorite Music

OOPS - someone sent me 2 doilies 1 is dark green and the other is ecru and a small Gold Stocking with embroidery that were wrapped in Gold and white tissue paper but some how I lost the outer wrapper with their name, swap name and name of the swap etc... so if you read this let me know so I can Thank You Got it in 2017.

Love Most Any Country Western Music- I love to Sing Hymns right from the Hymnal. Not too much into modern Christian Music ( I will listen to some ) ..There is a lot of meaning in the old Hymns... Instrumental-Guitar, Piano,Dulcimer, Folk Music, Listen to mostly top 40 on Country Radio while in Car... ..

Favorite Books

Mostly Fiction- Books about: Amish Life, Cook books, Old West, American Indians, Paperback Historical Romances, poetry, Gardening, Bread Baking, any Crafts- Crochet, Quilting. Paper Crafts, DIY -- Christian Fiction, Old Devotionals, I am at Library every other Week...
+ Kindle and Book Bub. Getting so Large Print is much easier to Read..

Favorite Movies

Hallmark Movies, Old Westerns, ...Martial Arts, History, some chick flicks. Family Type Movies. and PixL Channel for Faith and Family Type Movies - Really haven't had time to sit down to watch many movies, Going to check out Pure Flix.

Favorite Television

HGTV, DIY, Cooking channel, Food, History Channel, Hallmark shows... Discovery and Travel Channels, National Geographic... I Do Not like anything SCAREY...zombies etc.. Not too much Syfy either..

America's Got Talent, ,, American Idol, The Voice,,, Bachelor etc. Undercover Boss, etc...Life Below Zero , Mountain Men, Preppers....Alaskan Frontier, Gold Rush, Barnwood Builders, Fixer Upper, Remodeling Shows, .. Quilting Shows if I can find them...The Good Doctor, Dr.OZ, Some of the Talk Shows, Gardening Shows.


Don't need any Paper Products for a while I have a huge tote full..

Check out Rug Mugs and Prim style on Pinterest Oh MY could look on there for hours.. Refinishing Furniture....

Crochet, Quilting ( I am a Wannabe), Sewing, Card making. Bookmark making, a little Painting..Pen and Ink... Love Decoupage

Wishing for: Different Textured Card stock, Mulberry papers, Parchment type paper, Old Linen Paper, ..Paper with Birds or flowers ( even pieces of Wrapping paper ) . I recycle lots...

Pieces of old Lace or crocheted edgings, Doilies, Ribbons any size or color, New or Vintage Postcards from your State, Small Flat Charms to hang off Bookmarks, embellishments, 4"x6" Recipe Cards, , Unique Buttons, Small Scraps of Fabric at least 4 inches Square, Different kinds of Twine and Cording Raffia, Hemp, Jute, Vintage Labels -- Easy Crochet Pattern instructions,....Small Leather scraps, .. Love Anything Hand Made by You

Like to do

We have 40+ Blueberry Bushes as well as other Berries
2018 Garden Planning- Anything about Gardening, Flowers, Plants, Birds, Mother Earth News, Prevention, Organic Gardening, 2016- New Planter Boxes for the Garden SEED SAVING

Check out Hometalk.com on line for ideas on recycling, upcycling furniture and stuff for the house- as well as other Topics etc and am on Pinterest
Love Wood shelves etc. Little pottery vases, ( small for the Windowsill) Wendel August Forge Products., Love Hand made Wood Baskets or Wicker Baskets., Picnic Baskets. I love Baking Pies, Scones, Home made Bread and Muffins. "Did I forget to tell you that I make Home made Cheesecake"..

, I collect old Children's Grade School Readers and other Books that catch my eye at yard sales etc., Old household Linens - Old dishtowels, doilies, dresser scarves with crocheted edgings, Hand made wood crafts- We have a hand carved wood hay fork. and big Carved Wooden Spoon. and Wood Saw. Vintage Kitchen tools and Rolling pins. and antique early American furniture. Love Yard and Estate sales, Auctions..., Flea Markets,Thrift Stores, I found some 5 More pieces of Pottery at an Antique Store-this summer that have Blueberries on them.

About Me

I have 3 sons, Justin, Adam, Zach -- Husband Bill is 66 and Retired. He was a Tool&Die Maker at a Molded Plastics Plant. and the Chief Lawn Mower/tiller Man. ( and dishwasher :D ) ! ! ! I have 4 Grandchildren- 3 grandsons( 15,11,9) and 1 Granddaughter age 8 ( she is into Ballet,Tap and jazz Dancing and has decided to take Swimming Lessons so she can do Synchronized Swimming. ).
I drink mostly Water and Green Tea- Love this made into Sun Tea ! ! , White Tea, Herbal Tea, Love Raspberry, Blueberry,Blackberry, Peach,other similar Fruity Teas, , don't care for the Strong Flavor of black teas or the Spicy ones

NON SMOKER Please do not send me swap items that smell like Cigarette Smoke

RECYCLE What ever I can.... you will see that I recycle Food Boxes into packages for Swaps..( Cake mix, Brownie, Cereal, Cracker) Raised on a Farm, Nature Lover, Wildflowers, Wildlife... like the outdoors when I am not at work.

I like the Darker Blues like navy, Blue Denim colors, Jewel tones, Not really into pinks or Yellow to wear, but finding I am liking shades of Purple, Violet, Plum. lavender, lilac.

Don't care for the "Chocolate Browns" or the "Grays" that decorators use...
I love the look and feel of Natural woods. Oak and other grained woods. +Barn wood.

sort of independent, sometimes conservative, prefer to stay out of the lead or limelight..Don't like Controlling people or wimps.... I don't Care for People who don't have COMMON SENSE or know how to use it... or Swappers who can't follow the Swap Requirements I am 63 yr old, hard to believe that I don't feel like 63.. I feel like I am about 35... :D (Most Days! ).

Always look Forward to receiving a Note or Letter you have Written to me included in the Card or package..Love Reading about YOU , your family, Your Day, what you are Reading or watching on TV or Movies....

My Work... and Education

I work for Comfort Keepers. Non-Medical In-Home Care for Seniors... I have been with this company for 13 yrs as of 9-9-2017, We do on line classes we take to keep us up to date... This Agency is all around the USA and in other Countries... I worked almost 9 yrs in a Nursing/Rehab Home in the Activity Dept. / Recreational Activities with Residents. I am a State Tested Nursing Assistant (License with State of Ohio-since 1996), and attended a Wonderful Seminar in Dublin, Ohio as well as in Cleveland, Ohio..for Alzheimer's Patients and Music.

I used to Volunteer with Hospice of The Western Reserve here in Northeastern Ohio.

Never could afford to go to college. Did take a Cake Decorating Class and did that out of my Home for several Years.. Any skills have been self taught.

Where I Have Been....

Pennsylvania, New York State, Maryland, Colorado, Oklahoma, Four Corners Area out West, Washington DC area, Family Cottage on Middle Bass Island, Ohio,-- Arkansas, I have been to Bogota, Columbia SA, Texas and the New England States. 2017 went to Frankenmuth, Michigan ( Bavarian Style Town)

.Would like to go visit the Alaska and Washington State and Oregon . maybe the Dakotas .... Maybe Florida to see the Orange Trees.. also would like to see Ireland and Scotland and Australia.

Rating.... and Flakers

Feb. 15, 2018 -- I will always Rate you same day/next day that I Receive the Swap in the mail... I will always put my Swap-bot name and the name of the Swap on my package or Envelope**.
I love Hosting Swaps and try to make them interesting...and I check Your Ratings and Comments before Assigning Partners

"NOTE: I rate according to the criteria set for the Swap, so please follow it. I will PM you...

If you are going to be late, please let me know. I am very Understanding IF YOU Communicate with me BEFORE the Due Date.

If You do Not Contact me, I will not contact you before I rate. Also, I will not be Pressured into giving you a better rating just because you send Extras, so please don't try.".

If there is a Problem with anything I have sent you for a Swap - Please PM me ...before Commenting and I will contact you likewise

I have been Very Pleased with all of my Swaps and Thank You for the Wonderful Ratings and Hearts. and for the new Friends I have Made... ! ! ! I love Hosting Swaps too..


Comment: Thank you! I hope that I can hold out not opening the gifts till December. :)
samsstuff rated for February Dishcloth 2018 - USA on Feb 15, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the sweet cloth & the thread!
LizzyW rated for Hand Stamped Greeting Card Jan. 2018 on Feb 15, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the lovely card. I also loved the story of you and your family. It was lovely to hear about your life and your crafting desires.
Response: Thank you so much for the Heart. All my Cards are 1 of a kind. Still need to practice on making them.. Yours are so Pretty !! !
clutterfree rated for CF: Proverbs postcard on Feb 6, 2018
Comment: Jean..thank you for the fun creative PC so I could have a devotional along with "tea"...I enjoyed the scripture you picked and your thoughts about it....it is clear how we are to live to succeed. Hope you are enjoying the New Year...staying safe, healthy and warm! Hugs...Charlene
Response: So glad you liked the Scripture... and Thank you for the Heart...Hugs from 8* Ohio.. Wow its getting really cold..
Comment: Thank you Jean!!! Homemade valentine cards received are special♥
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! ! ! Hugs from Ohio! ! ! 23 degrees here.
Comment: Jean - I love your handmade Valentine! It is so fancy. I love how you used the doiley and pretty ribbon. Can you tell me how you made the round glitter dots? Love those.Thank you, too, for the heart bookmark! Tami
Response: I was having trouble with the Ribbon Sticking. but Glad you liked it and Thank You For the Heart..
ladeebug rated for TF - Something Made With Fabric on Feb 1, 2018
Comment: how lovely. I love the bookmarks, as you know by reading my profile, I love to read, I love new bookmarks and these are unlike any I have, you picked some of my favorite colors, thank you. I just started a new book, so I have one of your bookmarks in it. Thanks for a super swap!
Response: So Glad you like them and can use the Book Marks... Thank you for the Heart ! ! !
Response: Thank you for the Heart !!
yvonne401 rated for PS ~ Read Any Good Books Lately? on Jan 30, 2018
Comment: Interesting letter. Thanks so much! Reading takes us to other places we might not otherwise go. I'm also planning to read Eat Pray Love. I actually bought a copy, but I haven't read it yet.
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! I love to Read - Will even Read children's books if they have an interesting Cover...
Comment: Thank you for the great envie of "stuff". :)
Response: Thank You for the Heart !!
Comment: Hi Jean! Your card arrived today - thank you very much! You are such an encouraging friend and I feel very lucky to have you in my life. Thanks for all of the encouragement. Tami
Response: Hugs and Blessings from Ohio and Thank you for the Heart ! !Friends are always close to the Heart ! !
Erikaa rated for Profile Bible Verse a Day 2018 #1 on Jan 25, 2018
Response: Thank You for the Rating... Hugs from Northern Ohio.
BigBangMomma rated for Letter About My Life... on Jan 24, 2018
Comment: I really enjoyed reading your letter; It made me feel like I already knew you! Your gsrden must be amazing! I was my daughter's Girl Scout leader for 4 years, but never really got too into it. I've been through McArthur a few times! I live SE of ther by a few hours. Take care!
Response: That sure is Hilly country around there... Thank you for the Heart. !! Hugs from northern Ohio...
Comment: Thank you for the verse.
Response: Thank you for the Quick Rating... I love to Read Old Hymns too...
Comment: Thank You!
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! ! I love Reading Old Hymns too.
Comment: Thank you! 💖
Response: Thank you for the Heart... I love Reading Old Hymns too..
LadyJo rated for TCHH ~ An envie of WINTER on Jan 13, 2018
Comment: I loved all the items you sent! I will enjoy using it all too! Tea is needed again with lows dipping into the 20's. Thank you for the wonderful swap.
Comment: Thank your for the great looking gift. Loved how you packaged it up. It will be a long wait till Christmas.
Comment: Thank you! Can't wait to try the slow cooker recipes - I use mine almost daily in the winter, then we switch to grilling when the weather's nicer - either way, less mess in the kitchen!!
Response: Thank you for the Heart... and hope the Recipes get you through the Winter... My Husband Retired so now he's cooking... Season to your own Taste... Recipes are Very adaptable...
CraftyCathy31 rated for Just Randomness on Dec 19, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the randomness!
Response: Thank You for the Heart..

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TamiHope on Feb 18, 2018:

Thank you for the handmade card for the CF Accept this Challenge! I love the card and it was so good to hear from you!

Erikaa on Jan 17, 2018:

Your journey has the lord`s approval

Judges 6:16-18

your life is a blessed journey, don`t stop living it.

Elliepatterson on Jan 17, 2018:

Romans 8:28 “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Profile Bible Verse a Day 2018 #1 swap


Momta3luv2Quilt on Jan 17, 2018:

"But Jesus looked at them and said, 'With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.'" Matthew 19:26

Have a Blessed Day~Tisa

KawaiiMoriGal on Jan 16, 2018:

For the word of the Lord is right and true; he is faithful in all he does.The Lord loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of his unfailing love.

Psalm 33: 4-5

MichelleKemper on Jan 16, 2018:

Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV) 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. God Bless You! Michelle

Ryleighsmom on Jan 8, 2018:

THANK YOU SO MUCH for the wonderful mail you sent my daughter!! She was thrilled, to say the least!! She didn't even give me a chance to see everything you sent before she squirreled it away in her room. LOL Thank you again!!

LindaW on Dec 19, 2017:

Hope you’re doing better from surgery. Have a merry Christmas!

rarjones on Nov 7, 2017:

Thinking of you this morning:) Hope you are recovering quickly and completely! Have a blessed week.

glennasgarden on Oct 31, 2017:

Praying you are recovering nicely this morning Jean and will be back to swapping very soon!

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