Swap-bot Time: April 15, 2024 3:28 am


Date Joined: January 28, 2012
Last Online: April 14, 2024
Birthday: September 20, 1954
Country: United States


Please include the WHOLE name of the SWAP on the OUTSIDE of ENVIE and your SWAP MEMBER Name outside

on envie too. + inside envie/package too.

If I can't read it I can't Rate you.* include date of the SWAP too

Favorite Books

Mostly Fiction- Books about: Amish Life, Cook books, Old West, American Indians, Pioneers, Paperback Historical Romances, poetry, Gardening, Bread Baking, any Crafts- Crochet, Quilting. Paper Crafts, DIY -- Christian Fiction, Old Devotionals, Thrift Store Books, Homesteading. Bushcraft, Survival books. Getting so Large Print is much easier to Read..Need to sort out some books that are taking up space..LOL

Favorite Movies

Hallmark Movies, Old Westerns, ...Martial Arts, History, Family Type Movies. New Firestick with Amazon..to watch movies and other TV Shows too.

Christian Themed Movies

Favorite Television

We have digital Antenna - Our son got us Fire Stick from Amazon to watch lots of free digital programing. Love PBS shows. Just found the Australian - Farmer Wants a Wife and watch the American version too. I am trying to watch a Variety of shows. all the Alaskan shows too.
Northern Exposure, All the Veterinary Shows with the animals. Dr Pol etc. crafting, sewing and Quilting.


Check out Rug Mugs or Potholders on Pinterest Oh MY could look on there for hours..

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

Wishing for:

Unique/Vintage Buttons, Small Scraps of Quilting Fabric at least 5 inches Square, Different kinds of Twine and Cording Raffia, Hemp, Jute, Twill Ribbon, Vintage Labels -- Easy Crochet Pattern instructions,....Small Leather scraps, .. Love Anything Hand Made by You

Like to do/Collect

Love walking my dog Pepper - she is a Lively energetic Australian Blue Heeler Cattle Dog ! 2/1/2 yrs old. So glad we rescued her from a Shelter.

We have 37 Blueberry Bushes as well as other Berries. Weeds come Free - LOL

~ Anything about Gardening, Flowers, Plants, Birds, Mother Earth News, Prevention, Organic Gardening, GRIT magazine, Countryside mag.

I love Baking Pies, Scones, Home made Bread and Muffins. Sourdough Bread, Rye bread, Clover Leaf Rolls...Quick Breads.
I splurged last year and bought some shaped baking pans from Nordic ware that were on sale.

. I have loads of Cookbooks.

~Homesteading, Feeding the Birds in the Winter months.

, I collect Wood Picnic Baskets ( great for storage of other stuff I collect like the Doilies), I have my Grandma's Pie Basket,
Old and interesting Recipe Boxes, old Children's Grade School Readers and other Books that catch my eye at yard sales etc.,
Old household Linens - Old Calendar dishtowels, doilies, dresser scarves with crocheted edgings,
Hand made wood crafts- We have a hand carved wood hay fork. and big Carved Wooden Spoons . and Wood Saw. Vintage Rolling pins. . New or Vintage Postcards from your State Love Yard and Estate sales, Auctions..., Flea Markets, Thrift Stores,
I Love my pieces of Pottery -that have Blueberries on them. found 2 more pottery pieces with Blueberries and Strawberries...We have 3 Amish made wood Rockers. 2 are Children's rockers. My Husband collects Beer Steins from Germany (marked), to add to his collection he brought home when He was stationed there (Army). and Beer Coasters.

About Me

Its Official : I Retired on June 1, 2022 after working almost 18 yrs doing Home Care for Seniors/ dementia, Alz clients.
I am Diabetic but do not use artificial sweeteners.

I have 3 sons, Justin (43), Adam (39), Zach (34) -- Husband Bill is 72 and Retired. He was a Tool & Die Maker and is the Chief Lawn Mower/tiller Man. (and dishwasher :D ) ! ! ! and he was an elected Township Trustee- Retired ! . Well he went back to work for the Township part time.. gets him out of my hair! ! !

I have 6 Grandchildren- 3 grandsons , and 3 Granddaughters.

I drink mostly Water and Green Tea- Love this made into Sun Tea ! ! , Irish Breakfast 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 Orange Spicy ones Still love a Cold Glass of milk with Ice ! ! and who can pass up Ice cream ? or a Rootbeer Float? Or a tall glass of Vernors' Ginger ale. sometimes will have a couple sips of light wines.

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...Gardening. Bird Feeders go up for the Winter. Always Learning.... like the outdoors - But I sunburn easily.

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. Plaid Flannel Shirts are Warm and look good with bluejeans.

I love the look and feel of Natural woods. Oak and other grained woods. + old Barn wood. and Stone and Brick. Beach Glass and Drift Wood.

sort of independent, sometimes conservative, prefer to stay out of the lead or limelight....
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 69 yr old.

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

As of June 1, 2022 I am RETIRED. I worked for Comfort Keepers. Non-Medical In-Home Care for Seniors... I had been with this company for 17yrs. 8 mo. .

I worked almost 9 yrs in a Nursing/Rehab Home in the Activity Dept. / Recreational Activities with Residents. I was a State Tested Nursing Assistant (License with State of Ohio-since 1996- 9/2020, and attended a Wonderful Seminar in Dublin, Ohio as well as in Cleveland, Ohio..for Alzheimer's Patients and Music. Worked in several Factories too.

Where I Have Been....

.Would like to go visit the Alaska and Washington State and Oregon . maybe the Dakotas .... Maybe Florida to see the Orange Trees.. back to the New England States. also would like to visit Ireland and Scotland and Australia. my bucket wish list

just came back from Gatlinburg, TN. ( Oct. 2022)

Rating.and Flakers

March 1, 2024 -- I will try to 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/in 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..


Sweetrizzo44 rated for GIFT-Faith Sister March on Apr 13, 2024
Comment: Thank you for all of the prayers and encouragement. I opened your package and fell in love with all the fun goodness you sent me. I can't wait to try and bake a few things from the cookbook. The flower bookmarks are beautiful! I will have to use them in the next book I read. Thank you again for all of your kind words and sweet surprises. I feel blessed! Take care and God Bless You too!
Response: Thank you for the Heart and the Blessing of having you be my Faith Sister for March. almost time to leave for Church which starts at 9:30 AM.
LadyJo rated for GIFT: Bird Theme on Apr 4, 2024
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful card filled with fun bird items! I enjoyed hearing about the kinds of birds you have in the area!
Response: Tweet Tweet, Thank you for the Kind Heart for this swap... Hugs !
FLWAVE rated for 📚 Book page swap 📚 on Mar 29, 2024
Comment: Thank you for the great selection of pages—such vintagey goodness. 📖
Response: Hope you can use all I sent ! Thank you for the Heart !
Comment: thank you!
Aitxiber rated for World Poetry Day — March 21 on Mar 22, 2024
Comment: Thank you so much for taking the time to read my profile and pick poems based on my personal preferences. I loved them! Wishing you a lovely day, please take care ! :)
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! I always check profiles for ideas no matter the Swap. Glad you liked them. isn't it amazing how electronic emails can travel the World...! ! ! We had melting sun yesterday and it snowed again last night. 29* F here right now.
Comment: Hi Jean, Your lovely hedgehog postcard arrived this morning! I think it's great! I've propped it up on the shelf above my desk so I can enjoy looking at it.
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! I need more practice !!
LadyJo rated for GIFT: Tea Time on Mar 18, 2024
Comment: thank you for the nice swap! I read those two books you talked about. I forgot about them but I think I have one of them. Love the teatpot swap cards!
Response: Thank you for the heart. and Glad you can use the teapot Swap Cards...
DragonflyDaisy rated for CF Group Birthday #13 on Mar 13, 2024
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful purple watercolor birthday card and the fun surprises too.
Response: Thank you for the Heart and Kind comment. ! ! !
LindaW rated for Uplifting Song List on Mar 11, 2024
Comment: Thank you for your list. I like many of those songs.
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! ! !
ArtyBeth3 rated for CF: Handmade Scripture Bookmark on Feb 22, 2024
Comment: Thank you for the lovely bookmark with the Exodus 6:7 verse. I like the larger size and the multi-colored tassel is fun. I also like the brochure you included to house it. That is a neat idea and one I might use.
Response: So glad you like it ! and Thank you for your kind Comment. and Heart. Have you ever gotten a Fabric Book mark from me? If not send me a message !
atlantian rated for Chunk-O-Cardboard - February 2024 on Feb 19, 2024
Response: Have a Great Day/!
bostianh rated for GIFT: Faith Sister Feburary on Feb 16, 2024
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful things you sent me this month. I absolutely love the hearts bookmark I am using a green one you sent me ages ago currently in the book I'm reading, they are stunning. Have a beautiful rest of your month.
Response: Thank you for Rating but the month isn't done yet! ! more to come
SasseyLynn rated for Chunk-O-Cardboard - February 2024 on Feb 13, 2024
Comment: I felt like I could have written your postcard lol... except for the weather, it is much warmer here! <3
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! and the quick rating. we had lots of Wind here today (2/15) + Huge Snowflakes and Rain.
Comment: Thank you for the great chunk. I also keep all our family food packages to make postcards and do crafts.
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! !! Thank you for the Great Comment !
Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful sown bookmarks. I love them both. very nice swap to receive. Your awesome.
Response: Thank you for the Heart and kind Comment !
SuperNay rated for Send 3+ Green Flat Items + NOTE on Feb 5, 2024
Comment: This was a fun swap, receiving such a variety of greens. Thank you. :)
Response: Lucky I had greens !!! Thank you for the Heart.
indigorose rated for (E-mail Swap) One Word Answers on Feb 1, 2024
Comment: Thank you for the interesting answers! :)
Response: Thank you for the Heart ~!
debbee2014 rated for “Happy Mail” Swap on Jan 31, 2024
Comment: Nice Happy Mail! We don't live far from each other. I have never met anyone from Swap-bot. But You are the 3rd person who lives close enough to met. I was surprised you were really close on sat. Yes I agree - waiting for sunshine. we had a little this morning but not enough.Thanks for the cute valentine stickers.
Response: We will have to get together as soon as the weather gets Better ! ! !Thank you for the Heart and quick Rating!!
JKartstuff rated for (E-mail Swap) One Word Answers on Jan 31, 2024
Comment: I enjoyed reading your responses. We matched on 11 and 13!
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! and I will have to look back to see...
Comment: Of course the Blueberry Lady would add her own blueberries to yogurt! :) I make blueberry smoothies all the time, they're our favorite. Thanks for the chunk!
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! ! and the Blueberries ! ! ! I eat frozen Blueberries-so refreshing in the summer tossed into lemonade or ice tea..

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MisplacedfromPA on Apr 2, 2024:

I am thrilled with the assortment of flower items you sent for the March WTA in the Pennsylvania swappers group. The napkins, I will make some post cards with. Stickers, seeds, memo paper and note card are all great. Thank you very much.

chimerix on Mar 19, 2024:

Thank you so much for the fabric bookmark. I love the shamrock fabric and the cute wooden pieces. It is going straight into the book at my bedside. Aloha!

RAKs only March

LadyJo on Mar 5, 2024:

Thank you for the GIFT February! I enjoyed reading the note and the latest happenings! Thank you for the stickers, bullentin, spring plans, packed envie for sure!

Zefaniya on Mar 1, 2024:

Thank you for the wish for tv show recommendations!

yvonne401 on Feb 24, 2024:

Hi Jean! Thank you for my G.I.F.T. Swaps February wishes. I loved the pretty recipe cards and the beautifully handmade swap cards. Thanks so much for thinking of me.



bluerose3 on Feb 21, 2024:

PA Swappers: Feb WTA. Thank you for all the red items. Really like cloth.

JuneRosebud on Feb 18, 2024:

Jean, Thank you for the heavy tags & bonus heart book mark on RAKS ONLY USA for: February RAK #1 - 6 Heavy Tags with Strings - 3 Winners picked Feb. 9, 2024. I appreciated getting them...

grammypammy on Feb 14, 2024:

Thank you for the pretty card and scriptures of encouragement! I appreciate you thinking of me!

Hugs, Pam

24Donna on Feb 2, 2024:

You are my February faith sister! I’m so blessed always enjoy having you as my partner!
1 Corinthians 1:4 I always thank my God for you because of His grace given you in Christ Jesus.
Blessings and prayers

Poohtat on Jan 30, 2024:

Quick Friendly Profile Comment - Poohtat -

I love wandering through my flower gardens

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