December 19, 2021—I am sorry, MAJOR family issues out of state…I will try to repair and get back in the game!
You can email me at [email protected] if you need me!
> While hearts are certainly NOT expected for every swap, when either myself or even YOU go out of the way to include something really extra, a plain 5 with or without a "thank you" is truly a bummer. If no heart, how about a few words???
I CHECK & TRY TO FOLLOW PROFILES OF ALL MY PARTNERS, even if not a profile specific swap!
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am lucky that my local post office lobby is open 24/7, so if I mark a swap as sent & it's a Sunday, the P.O. will send it out the next day, Monday morning or Tuesday if that Monday is a holiday!
I am only doing USA Only swaps, I can't afford the postage, unfortunately, even to Canada. Not only that, the 2 low ratings I received were years ago, from Europe and because of postal reasons.
> COLORS I APPRECIATE! I love purple!!! All shades, They are all lovely! BUT, I don't ONLY like purple. Lately I’ve been drawn to turquoise for some reason.
My husband Todd & I will be married 29 years this coming July 2021. No kids, but we had 2 four legged pups named Scooter & Oscar. Old age & ill health forced us to walk them over the Rainbow Bridge in May of 2020. Lately my time is spent making jewelry consisting of bracelets, earrings, mask holders, eyeglass holder chains etc. out of beads or wasting time on Facebook. I am making jewelry more now, check out my Pinterest above or Flickr.
I deliver Meals On Wheels every Thursday, have been for almost 2 years. It is very fulfilling & really enjoy meeting & engaging with my delivery clients! I have a booth every Friday at our local farmers market & I love it!
> I was a PASSIONATE scrapbooker, but I have cut down on that too. I've started cross stitching at night to keep me from grazing. Only with STAMPED patterns!
I love to give away stuff that I have. I have SO much scrapping stuff that I'm overwhelmed!
I COLLECT MAGNETS!!!
The more unusual the better.
I have all U.S. magnets shaped like the maps of each state already! I love unusual magnets, from everywhere, I have over 1000 & need more! > I am REALLY into purple. I don't like all things purple, & I don't only have purple things, but I do have a lot of purple. Not just "purple" either. There's lavender, wine, burgundy....you get the picture. When I did a lot of scrapbooking, I would work on my vacations, my dogs, parties, general life things. I made books for friends, & co-workers when they had special occasions. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
A: ATC's; abstract art; avocados; Australia (on my bucket)
B: Beads;Books on audio; birthday parties; Butterflies; buttons; BINGO; Bunco; burgundy; Brunch
C: Champagne cooking; Colorful things; Things with my name (Cheryl); Cross stitching (stamped); coffee; cruises; card making; Chicago (my home town); candles; comedy;
D: Driving; drawing; Drinking champagne;
F: Flowers; fabric; fireworks;
G: Garage sales; Grapes-to eat. lol.
H: hearts; hiking; hearing babies laugh; Herma refills
I: Ice Cream; icicles;
J: juice; jelly beans
L: Lavender; lilacs;
M: Magnets; Mosaics; maroon (the color); musicals; mountains to look at & drive thru;
N: Nature; Natural Stones; Newborns (other people's); Number oddities;
O: old jewelry; organizing;
P: Purple; painting; paper; popsicles; pot; peeling grapes; Pistacio nuts; paisley; popcorn
Q: Quirky; Queen Latifa!
R: Ribbons; rain; remnants; rock & roll music;
S: Singing; Scraps; Sewing; Sunflower seeds (to eat); sushi;
T: Train travel; traveling; turquoise (the color)
U: Umbrellas(I have about 7);
V: Volunteering; vegetables; violet;
W: watching TV; watching people; white wine; watermelon; walking;
Y: yellow; Yard sales;
Z: zentangles; Zots;
Beading, I make items & sell them
stamped cross stitching;
Card making I have the Cricket Imagine, so I'm going to start making more cards!
I like :
Fabric remnants! I can't go near a fabric store without going to the remnant section. What I do with it, who knows? BUT, I have it if I need it! I've started wrapping gifts with them, tied with a nice lace ribbon & voila...beauty!
Bling, can't have too much of it, don't need glitter, have enough!
Beads- -~~~~ 3mm; 5 mm; 8 mm & 11mm. beads,
~~~~~shiny beads, not huge, but 1/4 inch & smaller; any color
Adhesive, to include the following:
~~~~~~Zots, ~~~~~~Elmer Glue Spots
~~~~~~HERMA refill adhesive things, both dots & squares--I prefer permanent NOT re-positionable. I use a lot & all kinds.
I DON'T care for:
Kawaii, or any Anime stuff.
I don't need anything that's going to collect dust, so no little figurines unless it's specific to the swap, please.
PLAIN peanuts ~~~~ Pistacio nuts ~~~~Pepita's
pasta ~~~~ white sauces, ~~~~cheese, NO FETA or Blue.
Flavor enhancers from the dollar stores that are powder & perfect for water bottles. NO LEMON please. coffee, ~~~~tea strong black tea is my favorite. ~~~~rum flavored teas
especially raspberry flavored & Almond too! Basically it's all I drink, to the point where it's my "calling card", along with the purple. I carry a bottle with me when I go visit anyone, not only for me to drink, but to be a good guest! Mama didn't raise no fool!
REDUCED SODIUM sunflower seeds everyday! They carry them at the 99cents store! Not the Dollar store, but only at 99cents stores. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
NUTS see list below, nutty flavors.
Green Tea, Humas, Catsup & Mustard
Lemon flavored stuff, Peanut butter,
NO nuts, to include:
I don't like nutty flavored anything, even though I eat plain peanuts, I don't like them in candy, bread or brownies. I don't like sardines. Don't like raw tomato, Lima beans, relish or ANY SPICY FOODS! I don't eat salsa, corn tortilla's, but I love Frito's. Go figure!
Books? I have to read/listen to books through audio, I get them from the library or Audible online. I can't read anymore...I have found that I have a slight case of dyslexia & I've been missing out on a lot of text. :)
Finished ALL the Nocturne Falls books by Kristin Painter & then the "universe" books. Now up to date on her Shadow Vale. Trying a bunch of other paranormal series. Love, love, love them!
I'm obsessed with JD Robb's Eve Dallas! I will only read them in order, I'm all caught up to Feb, 2021. I like Linda Lael Miller's time travel novels, Faye Kellerman & Jayne Ann Krentz! I love time travel, from now back to the past, like the move Kate & Leopold.
I love mystery/love stories and love stories with vampires.
PLEASE NOTE: I CAN NOT NOT NOT READ PAPER BOOKS, MUST BE CD FORMAT OR PLEASE DON'T SEND TO ME. THANKS! But, I do like to skim magazines!
NO REALITY, except Food network or HGTV.
~ I watch all the CSI's/NCIS', I record everything I watch, I use to have 5 VCR's, but now I have one DVR. I still have 2 VCR's, just in case of a recording emergency! You can't always DVR "on demand" so I record it
I had Gastric Bypass in August 2001. I've lost 102 lbs, I started at 220. If anyone wants to talk about it, please let me know. I'm pushing the surgery, & if you've had it & can't seem to get past a plateau, let me know! I can help you "move" that stuff!!
I recently removed the names I had in here...they have all either gotten new accounts or haven't swapped in years.
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