Swap-bot Time: November 27, 2022 5:17 am


Date Joined: January 28, 2012
Last Online: November 25, 2022
Birthday: September 20, 1954
Country: United States

Favorite Music

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 Country Radio while in Car... ... also love some new Age and nature sounds..

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. 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.

Favorite Television

We have digital Antenna - Our son got us Fire Stick from Amazon to watch lots of free digital programing. Old MeTV shows like Adam-12 etc. NCIS-New Orleans, You Tube, Prime TV, Discovery, National Geographic etc. Masked Singer, How To and DIY shows.


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:

Pieces of old Lace or crocheted edgings, Doilies, ,
Small Flat Charms to hang off Bookmarks, embellishments, 4"x6" Recipe Cards, , 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

We have 40+ 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,
I love Baking Pies, Scones, Home made Bread and Muffins. Sourdough Bread, Rye bread, Clover Leaf Rolls...Quick Breads.

~Homesteading, Feeding the Birds in the Winter months.

, I collect Wood Picnic Baskets ( great for storage of other stuff I collect like the Doilies), 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).

About Me

Its Official : I Retired on June 1, 2022 after working almost 18 yrs doing Home Care for Seniors/ dementia, Alz clients.

I have 3 sons, Justin (42), Adam (37), Zach (33) -- Husband Bill is 70 and Retired. He was a Tool & Die Maker and is the Chief Lawn Mower/tiller Man. (and dishwasher :D ) ! ! ! and he is an elected Township Trustee. I now 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' Gingerale.

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. like the outdoors when I am not at work. 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.

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 68 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 have 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.

Rating.and Flakers

Nov.10, 2022 -- 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..


aphinney rated for Chunk O Cardboard - August 2022 on Sep 22, 2022
dakotadee rated for Scrap Fabric Patchwork Pot holder on Aug 28, 2022
Comment: love the potholder you made. So bright and summer like. Thank you for the recipe cards.They fit well in my old metal recipe boxes.
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! ! !
Comment: Thank you so much for this heartfelt prayer ❤️ And thank you for the extra crafting goodies too!
Response: Thank you for the Heart and may you have a Blessed September !
AZmom875 rated for Fruit of the Spirit ~ JOY on Aug 21, 2022
Comment: Thank you for being a super partner. I love the watermelon tote bag, and all the Joy and watermelon written material. I was re-reading the joy Bible verses, So encouraging. Thanks for being a great Sister this month
Response: Thank you for the Heart and your kind words.. Blessings for September.
thequilterslink rated for PS ~ Summer Recipe Swap on Aug 17, 2022
Comment: Thank you
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! ! ! ! Haven't had much time the past few months to do much cooking- between being busy and too Hot ! ! Thank you for the Heart ! !
2Hearts rated for TCHH ~ Just a Note #3 on Aug 13, 2022
Comment: Loved your letter! It is always interesting to see how others live their daily lives! Thank you for sharing!
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! I love writing letters but my hand writing not so good.
Wingy rated for Chunk O Cardboard - August 2022 on Aug 9, 2022
Comment: Yumm thank you. Hi fellow Virgo ;)
Response: Thank you for the Heart, I am catching up on responding to ratings. been busy with sorting and pricing for another Estate Sale.
Conni59 rated for Chunk O Cardboard - August 2022 on Aug 9, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the lemony chunk. One of my favorite flavors!
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! Lemon is always a Refreshing Flavor.! ! !
countrylover57 rated for TCHH ~ Just a Note July on Aug 9, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful card and the verse cards. They make such nice bookmarks.
Response: Thank you for The Heart ! ! ! Hugs and Blessings.
Comment: Thank you for praying for me, and for all the scripture cards!
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! ! !
samsstuff rated for RAKS ~ June on Jul 12, 2022
Comment: Thank you for all the amazing goodies, you did a great job with your choices!
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! its fun finding things for this kind of Swap.
samsstuff rated for Flower Dishcloth on Jul 12, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the adorable cloth! The dishes won't care & neither do I :)
Response: Hugs and Thank you for the Heart.
grammypammy rated for Fruit of the Spirit ~ LOVE on Jul 12, 2022
Comment: I have read your notecard twice since receiving it today and love how you talk about the strawberry seeds and how God put them there for a reason....AMEN to that! Thank you for sharing that with me! Thank you for the cute handmade bookmark, swap cards, recipe card and hymn. Love all of it! Thanks for participating in this swap!
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! and Glad you liked everything !
thequilterslink rated for PS ~ Letter for July 2022 on Jul 12, 2022
Comment: Hi Jean, Thanks for the lovely letter. My, you do keep busy. Enjoy Summer, nice to hear from you.!
Response: Wow that was fast ! Thank you for Rating quickly! ! !
bb2 rated for CF - God Bless America on Jun 30, 2022
Comment: Thank you for joining this swap, the cute patriotic puppy card, the nicely handwritten Pledge of Allegiance and the history information. God Bless America!
Response: Yes Glad you liked everything and for the Heart. God Bless America !
grammypammy rated for GIFT ~ Faith Sister ~ June on Jun 30, 2022
Comment: Thank you for participating in this monthly swap! I have enjoyed receiving from you: the Fruit of the Spirit prayers, faith cards, study on Foods of the Bible...love all those! Thanks for the prayers and encouragment too! Update: I received two more from you yesterday! Love the ladybug bookmark and those die-cuts are really cute, haven't thought of a project to use them for yet, but I will! Thank you so much for everything!
Response: Thank you for the Heart! Glad you liked everything..
LadyJo rated for TCHH ~ Just a Note #1 on Jun 29, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the note! I like this note card of the stone bridge, pretty! Happy July 4th weekend!
Response: the Hectic weekend had my son and family visiting,, Thank you for the heart.
DParker85 rated for USA URCF - Yay, it's MAY! on Jun 16, 2022
Comment: I love this bookmark! Also really excited to drink these teas! Thank you 😊
Response: Hugs and more Hearts- Thank you ! ! ! I love Bookmarks !
grammypammy rated for RAKS ~ May on Jun 7, 2022
Comment: Received all my packages from you while on vacation! Thank you so much for the Easy Cookbook, scripture cards, Guideposts stories, stickers for McKinlee, coloring book for Gideon, HM bookmarks, NC w/envie, HM Crochet Dishcloth. Hope I didn't leave anything out! I like easy recipes, so definitely like the cookbook. I do like to read Guideposts! Sweet of you to send for my grandchildren! Dishcloth will come in handy! Enjoy your day! Hugs, Pam
Response: So glad you liked everything and A big Thank you for the Heart ! Glad you liked Ohio.
Comment: Thanks for the great envie of encouragement. I really liked how you made this! It was neat idea! Thank you for the extras, too! Glad you joined in on this swap, as always!
Response: Thank you for the Heart and your kind words... our bulletin is very small only just 1 sheet of paper folded..the pastor used to do an Email with all the info during the time we were not having services inside..

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chimerix on Nov 26, 2022:

Thank you so much for the great selection of book pages to craft with. Aloha!

RAKs Only - Nov RAK #2

katjl on Nov 25, 2022:

Thank you for the November RAK#2 - Variety of 10 Old Book Pages. Lots of great old book pages I can use in my journals. Appreciate it! 😀

Mimi7 on Nov 25, 2022:

thank you for the RAK, the wonderful bookmark and the 3 great tea bags

LindaW on Nov 23, 2022:

Happy Thanksgiving to you!🍁

rarjones on Nov 20, 2022:

Happy Thanksgiving Day to you! 2022

CF Group- Rose

bluerose3 on Oct 28, 2022:

October WTA- Pennsylvania Swappers- thank you for great items. Those placemats will look great on my shelves and the tote will be helpful :)

colleenbUSA on Oct 19, 2022:

Thank you so much for the RAK of the beautiful bookmark!

countrylover57 on Oct 19, 2022:

Thinking of you Jean and praying all is well. Looking forward to hearing about the wedding. Hope you are enjoying Autumn and have a few minutes to enjoy the short beautiful season.

Blessings, Christy

AZmom875 on Sep 24, 2022:

September RAK #2 Denim and Lace Bookmark Thank you for making us both winners, this one is esp lovely.

bbsporty on Sep 22, 2022:

Oh Jean, thank you for the beautiful bookmark for the Sept RAK #2. I just love your bookmarks!

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