Swap-bot Time: August 11, 2020 11:12 am


Date Joined: August 28, 2017
Last Online: July 23, 2020
Birthday: February 3
Country: United States

About Me

Hi, everyone! I work in a public library in public relations/marketing. I love all kinds of paper crafts as well as painting, sketching and sewing. I am an avid reader, enjoy walking for my health, hiking and lots of other activities. I am a mother of three grown sons and have two beautiful granddaughters.

I prefer to receive naked postcards as I enjoy postage stamps and this is a good way to receive new ones. Postcards of natural scenes, art prints, national and state parks, etc. are great!. But will be happy to receive any new PCs to add to my collection.

I'm excited to meet new people and make new friends as well as share some fun things!

If you haven't received a swap from me in a reasonable amount of time, please let me know and I will re-send as soon as possible.

Favorite Television

I am an ID (Investigation Discovery) TV fan. Some of my fave shows are Homicide Hunter (Joe Kenda is hilarous!), Deadly Women, On the Case with Paula Zahn, Swamp Murders...just about all of them, lol. My most recent favorite is The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead.

Mysteries at the Museum

The Good Doctor

I also am a huge fan of British mystery series and watch them on Netflix.

Favorite Books

I am a classic mystery book lover...who doesn't enjoy Agatha Christie's books and characters?! I am also a fan of fantasy/sci-fi and a number of other genres. I constantly have books to read on my iPad or to listen to on my phone when I walk. Still love holding the paper copy in my hands, too.

Favorite Crafts

I love paper crafts and have for years! Getting new school supplies ot visiting stationery supplies were a highlight of my school years. I am constantly taking pics and saving/collecting ephemera to use in journals and smash books. I use a variety of media in my journals - watercolor, acrylic, scrapbook paper, washi tape, etc.

My newest obsession is creating junk journals and using them for my journaling and memory keeping. I am also a huge fan of traveler's notebooks and will often create junk journal-style inserts to use. I am using discarded Readers Digest covers for my monthly junk/smach journal covers.

I also collect silk ties from Goodwill and other thrift shops to add to my in-progress crazy quilt. I also collect mini prints of calico cloth to use to create yo-yos for my yo-yo quilt. I prefer floral patterns, gingham and small geometric prints for my piecework.

I enjoy sending and receiving ATCs and pocket letters. In additon, steampunk items are welcome in swaps.

Color Preferences - almost all colors can be used in my journals. I do prefer muted and classic colors over 80s brights, fluorescent or metallic colors, though.

Washi - any styles are welcome. It's amazing that even with the many rolls of washi that I have, there are a ton more that are completely new to me.

Favorite Movies


Harry Potter

Saving Private Ryan

Hocus Pocus

Nightmare Before Christmas

Mystery, suspense, action movies

Things I Like

*Postcards-travel, lighthouse, state and national parks, monuments, art

*Washi samples

*Flair buttons

*Paper samples - love double-sided cardstocks! 😊

*Shaped paper clips

*Ribbon, cord, string samples


*Paper doilies-all types and colors

*Used postage stamps

*Collage ephemera

*Daisies-paper, stickers, etc-any flat ephemera

*Playing cards - especially Jokers!

*Game cards and game pieces

*Stickers, sticker flakes - But please no alpha stickers! I have so many now and rarely use them. =)

*Decorative napkins and tissue paper


Comment: Hi! I got this today! Thank you for the extras you included! I'll pass the postcards along in the next round :) Have an awesome day!
Response: So glad it arrived safely! Thanks for the kind rating. Stay safe and well!
kydestar rated for CPG: 3 PCs in Envie - Mountain on May 20, 2020
Comment: Hi, THANKS for the excellent postcards which arrived today. Great selection & I adore the postage stamps you used as well. Take care!
Response: You’re so welcome! Thanks for the kind rating. Stay well and happy!
KyraSmith rated for Postcard Pick Up #1 on May 7, 2020
Comment: Hi Robin! Thanks for the great postcards. I really enjoyed them.
Response: You’re very welcome! Thanks for the kind rating! Stay well.
marclively rated for Postcard Pick Up #1 on Apr 29, 2020
Comment: thanks Daizi!
Response: Thanks for rating.
SoCarla rated for Slow Stitch Kit on Apr 27, 2020
Comment: Robin, this was such an awesome package, I am thoroughly enjoying everything. The fabric is just in time to make a cute version of a mask. Thanks again!
Response: So glad you enjoyed the swap! Hope you’ve created something beautiful! Thank you for the rating. 😊
megan1230 rated for Postcard Pick Up #1 on Apr 23, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much for the postcards!! I loved the view! It made me want to travel there if we ever get to travel again, haha
Response: I know the feeling! It’s been a while since I’ve done any traveling and that status looks to continue for a good while longer! Just gives us time to grow our travel dreams and wishes. Thank you for the kind rating. Stay well!
Comment: Thanks for the lovely note and PC. When I saw where it was, and that you'd lived in AZ, I could hardly believe it! I spent my first 7 years in Knoxville, TN, and we went to the Smoky Mtns. often to camp and just enjoy them beauty. Ironically, while I met my husband in Phoenix, he was also from Knoxville, too. My youngest son was born in July (many years ago now), so I can relate to your experience of being pregnant in the summer! Things here are pretty good for me. I live near a mountain park, and I walk my dog there most days. It's been a really gorgeous spring here, too, so it's lovely to get outside. I do miss seeing my son and grandson, but we do video calls. Stay safe and thanks again!
Response: How fun is that! Thanks for sharing the sweet story (and the kind rating)! Hope all is continuing to go well with you and you and your loved ones are staying safe and happy. 😊
vontakk rated for Simply Send A Postcard USA ~ #2 on Apr 17, 2020
Response: Thank you! Stay well!
christy102194 rated for WIYM: Woot! PC Swap time! #13 on Apr 3, 2020
Response: Thanks for the kind heart! Stay well!
suepier rated for WIYM: Woot! PC Swap time! #13 on Apr 2, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the pretty postcard.
Response: You’re very welcome, stay safe and happy.
myancey rated for WIYM: Woot! PC Swap time! #13 on Mar 23, 2020
Comment: I can’t read ur card 😐it’s really weird like a big blob of white out landed on it. And it’s all smeared. We love the bear tho thanks 4/1/20 totally did not expect a resend but so appreciated that u did. I love the giraffe and the Georgia stamp u chose to. Thanks so much robin. I hope and pray u r well. ❤️❤️
Response: I’m so sorry! I can imagine what might have happened. Would you like me to re-send the card?
Comment: Thanks! Stay safe and catch up on your reading!
Response: I wish! Still having to go to work each day. Thanks for rating! Stay safe and healthy.
Comment: Hi Robin, Thanks for the lovely postcard. It's been years since I've driven through the Smoky Mountains but your card brought back some great memories. 💗
Response: I’m so glad! They closed the park today to traffic because of everything. Thanks for the sweet rating! Stay safe and healthy.
Comment: Thank you for the nice selection of cards and pretty envelope 😊❤
Response: You’re so welcome! Thank so much for the ❤️! Take care.
Comment: Great choices (love the turkey) and thanks for the extras too :)
Response: So glad you enjoyed the PCs! Saw a rafter of wild turkeys on my way to work this morning...I think there must have been about 60 turkeys, many in full display. So cool! Thanks for the ❤️! Take care. 😊
Comment: Thank you for Seoul card. I also like sunlight. Here, panic buying. No toilet paper!
Response: I think it’s panic buying everywhere! Take care & thanks for the sweet rating!
Comment: Received and will send on in next round. Thanks for the extra postcards. They will definitely be used! 😊
Response: Thank you! ❤️😊
AmyMarie rated for Used Stamp Chain Card Round 31 on Mar 12, 2020
Comment: Thanks for the extra postcards and using a fun envelope and postage stamp.
Response: You’re so welcome! Thanks so much for the ❤️! Take care.
AmyMarie rated for Used Stamp Chain Card Round 30 on Mar 12, 2020
Comment: Thanks for re-sending for the no-show swap. I appreciate the extra postcards and the postage stamps.
Response: So glad everything arrived finally. Enjoy the PCs. Stay safe and healthy.
AZmom875 rated for Library Lovers Postcard Prompt #9 on Mar 12, 2020
Comment: Oh that is so funny! I am not interested in that series nor the movies. Your Librarian, seems open minded and well read, in a variety of genres. That is good to see in a Librarian. I do love your postcard.
Response: I know! She is great and such a positive influence. Thanks for the sweet rating!

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OrigamiGrace on Apr 3, 2020:

Have a great weekend!!


earthnk on May 12, 2019:

FINALLY!!! I searched high and low for you here on swapbot and even messaged you on insta to let you know your full traveling pcs around the world card was heading home to you. I hope you have it soon.

AnneliesV on Jan 14, 2019:

Thank you for sending back my stampbag.

Ryleighsmom on Dec 7, 2018:

Thank you so much for the beautiful card with the goodies inside! Oh my stars! LOVE LOVE LOVE it! Thank you again! 🎄❄️ Merry Christmas!

bstrong on May 24, 2018:

Received my stamp bag, thank you for sending it home 😃

MsBellaDonna on Apr 2, 2018:

Thank you for sending my Eiffel Tower postcard back to me! :)

MissPaula on Mar 26, 2018:

Thanks for returning my PC! Yes, you did it right! ♥

charophyta on Feb 5, 2018:

Oh WOW! Thanks for the extremely generous package of planner stickers!! Got it today and it is awesome! I will be sure to put these to good use, and any I can't use I will pass along to other swappers. I'll send you some washi samples soon too :)

jaimierandolph on Oct 3, 2017:

Profile Check for: Washi tape swap #1 Welcome to the swap! I hope that you enjoy the swap and join more of the ones to come! Happy Swapping!!!!!!!

VivaLaDiane on Sep 1, 2017:

I sent you an invite to Newbie Helpers so it should appear when you first log in. It will be on the top right of the page saying that you've been invited, and you just click "accept the invitation". Let me know if there's anything you need.

Also - my profile is the result of 10 years of being here and tweaking it. I didn't start like that, so don't feel overwhelmed. That's why I created Newbie Helpers. We're all newbies once, and we do look out and help people as much as we can.

Take care and let me know if you need anything. ♥

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