Swap-bot Time: August 21, 2019 9:37 am


Date Joined: January 28, 2012
Last Online: August 21, 2019
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 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. INSP.

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.. INSP.

America's Got Talent, ,, American Idol, The Voice,,, Bachelor and Bachelorette, World of Dance, Undercover Boss, ...Life Below Zero , Mountain Men, ....Alaskan Frontier, , Cabin and Tiny Homes, Barnwood Builders, , Remodeling Shows, .. Quilting Shows if I can find them... , Gardening 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, New or Vintage Postcards from your State,
Small Flat Charms to hang off Bookmarks, embellishments, 4"x6" Recipe Cards, , Unique/Vintage Buttons, Small Scraps of Quilting 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. Weeds come Free - LOL ~ Anything about Gardening, Flowers, Plants, Birds, Mother Earth News, Prevention, Organic Gardening, 2016- New Planter Boxes for the Garden
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"..Been making Sourdough Bread .

, 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 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 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 (39), Adam (34), Zach (30) -- Husband Bill is 67 and Retired. He was a Tool & Die Maker and is the Chief Lawn Mower/tiller Man. (and dishwasher :D ) ! ! ! I have 4 Grandchildren- 3 grandsons( 17,12,10) and 1 Granddaughter age 9 ( she is into 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 Still love a Cold Glass of milk with Ice ! ! and who can pass up Ice cream ? or a Rootbeer Float?

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. 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.

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 64 yr old, hard to believe that I don't feel like 64.. 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 14 yrs 4mo. as of 1-12-2019, We do on line classes we take to keep us up to date... This Home Care 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 visit Ireland and Scotland and Australia.

Rating.and Flakers

June1, 2019 -- 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..


vlhafer54 rated for Chunk O Cardboard - August 2019 on Aug 16, 2019
Comment: Thank you - we've had heat and rain all year. My fig tree usually has ripe figs by July 4th but they came a few weeks early this year because spring came early.
Response: Thank you for the Heart !! WE have been picking Blueberries and the Blackberries are ripe now too.
bluerose3 rated for PS ~ Summer Color Swap on Aug 16, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the items. Nice selection. They will all be useful :)
Response: Thank you for the Heart ! ! Hope you enjoy my selections I found.
Comment: Thank you. I like blueberries. I haven't tried to grow any, but I eat them.
Response: Thank you for the Heart !
SkaGirl rated for Lists Lists Lists - Email Swap on Aug 11, 2019
Response: Thanks for the Heart, Smile.
Comment: What a beautiful, colorful fabric bookmark you made for me. I love the butterfly theme. :) I enjoyed your note too.
Response: Thank you for the Heart... just happened to run across that piece of Fabric in my Stash..! !
Comment: Thanks
Response: Thank you..
Comment: Mail order brides - what a gamble! One step above slavery for a lot of those ladies, I'll bet. What authors would you recommend?
Response: She always gets her "Real Man" despite Dusty Travel, Snakes, Wagon Trains, and Cactus !! Thank you for the Heart..
Comment: I've never read that genre before.
Comment: What a fun and unique genre.
Response: Thanks for the Heart. I read a whole book last night -couldn't put it down... My Uncle used to collect Zane Gray books...
SatisHuman rated for Lists Lists Lists - Email Swap on Aug 4, 2019
Comment: OMG. All 3 of the messages you sent me went to my spam folder. So sorry for the late rating! Thanks for being so persistent.
Response: Thank you !! Glad you found the Swap...I had another partner tell me she found the Swap in her Span/Junk mail folder too..
Comment: Thank you! This is beautiful!
Response: Hugs and thank you for the Heart.
Comment: I found your list in my spam folder today. I enjoyed reading the extra items.
Response: Glad you found it.. Thank you for the Heart !!! Dog gone Spam Folders !!
Comment: Thank you for your great lists! Good luck with everything ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ“ฎ
Response: Glad it finally got there and Hugs for the Heart.
ileimgruber rated for Lists Lists Lists - Email Swap on Jul 29, 2019
Comment: So nice to read about you random memories' list ! <3
Response: Thank you for the Heart !!!
Comment: Thank you! I love the purple. Sausage balls are so tasty, too.
Response: Thank you for the Heart !! You can vary the taste by what ever sauce you add...
Comment: Great swap!
Response: Thanks..
Comment: I love to read for some of the same reasons as you
Response: Thank you for the Heart... as I read partners Profiles I saw many likes that matched .. especially Reading..
Response: Thank you for the Quick Rating.
Comment: Great comment!
Response: Love sharing my likes in Books.. Thank you !!

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thequilterslink on Aug 16, 2019:

Thank you so much for PA. SWAPPERS WTA July. Love the notecard, recipe cards and the labels.. Those little papers have the neatest trivia in them, thanks so much for it all!

bluerose3 on Jul 15, 2019:

Thank you for the beverage packets and book recommendations from the PS June WTA

bluerose3 on Apr 18, 2019:

Thank you for the items from the PA Swappers March WTA :)

LindaW on Jan 1, 2019:

Happy New Year!!๐ŸŽŠ

bluerose3 on Nov 21, 2018:

Thank you for the P.S. November WTA. :)

yvonne401 on Nov 16, 2018:

Thank you for my PS October WTA! Great package, I loved it!



Animatarian on Nov 13, 2018:

Thank you so much for the thoughtful envie filled with wonderful material and a great letter!! Such a surprise!! I'm looking forward to exploring the devotional website you sent, I was unaware of it, and it looks very interesting! Thanks again for the delightful surprise and uplifting material!!

LindaW on Nov 10, 2018:

Stay warm over there! Itโ€™s my husbandโ€™s birthday. Have a nice weekend with your family.

ladydy5 on Sep 23, 2018:

Happy belated birthday youngster๐Ÿ˜€

slckad on Aug 19, 2018:

Thank you for the kind hello and the Pennsylvania Swappers group invite! Looking forward to being a part of the group!

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