Swap-bot Time: February 26, 2017 4:22 am


Date Joined: April 15, 2012
Last Online: February 25, 2017
Birthday: August 21
Country: United States
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2/25 sending butterfly pass&paste late, will post on Monday morning 2/27. Swap was completed this morning 2/25.

2017 update...Still happily buying from the same dairy, didn't end up buying into a CSA yet. Found one I really like but summer travels get in the way...I don't think that one let's you go on vacation hold at no cost like the dairy...Search continues.

10/20/16 reducing groups I'm in so I can get serious about finishing quilts I have completed the tops of and cross-stitching a huge art deco Christmas pattern I started 3-4 years ago then set aside and haven't picked up.

What I'm most excited about for 2016-we started buying raw milk, yogurt, cheese, and eggs from a local dairy! And sometimes other products such as eggs and meats. Currently looking into CSAs that delivery nearby and hopefully I will have some farm fresh veggies to go along with the animal products late this spring. I am aware that my photos bleed into all the info on the right and it is on my mind to fix it when I stop procrastinating logging into my old photobucket account where these pictures are located. So one day, I will make them smaller....but when...so in the meantime I moved all the photos and babble about me to the next section.

I love sender's choice swaps but if you need inspiration...

  • A aardvark, Alice in Wonderland(esp. the caterpillar), alien, ant-eater, architecture, argyle, art, art deco, art nouveau
  • B bars, Belgian Beers, Black&White, Black Teas (with or w/o other flavors), Buddha imagery and statues
  • C cactus, capybara, carnival-esp. European celebrations of it, Cary Grant, chickens, chocolate (dark&bitter) citrus(flavors, scents, fruit images) clown(friendly or evil), cocktails, coffee, cookbooks, cross-stitch
  • D dark themes, Day of the Dead, dodecahedron, dragon
  • E elephants, embroidery, Europe
  • F 1950s, fancy frogs & other insects wearing fancy clothes and hats, farm animals, flower garden, funny, first day issue PCs W/postage
  • G gargoyles, geology, geometrical patterns, goat(farm & mountain), goth
  • H Halloween, hexagons, hot air balloons, hot springs,
  • I industrial music, insects
  • J junk stores(thrift stores)
  • K kawaii stickers & stationery esp. food and halloween, kites,
  • L lace, Leo, lilies, Logic puzzles, Little Miss & Mr. Men
  • M mathematics, MOD&1960s, monsters(cute or scary), mosaics, museums
  • N National Parks, Nijntje, note cards, numbers-3, 13, 17, numerology (and my name numerology is 3)
  • O octagon, odd&strange&weird, organs&player pianos, owl
  • P paisley, patterns, Periodic Table of the Elements-esp. when it is used to spell other words, Periot, pig, polka-dots, post cards, plaid, prime numbers, purple
  • Q quilts
  • R raspberries & other berries, recipes, religious buildings & artifacts esp. Catholic and Jewish, robots, rock formations, roosters
  • S Saints-esp. St. Francis of Assisi, Sinterklaas (St. Nick!), and St. Emily, sheep, snowmen, stained glass, stationery, stickers (flat prefered, not puffy or 3D), still life, stripes, succulents
  • T tapestry, Tiki, tiles, tomatoes, travel, true crime (books, movies, documentaries), tulips
  • U UFOs, umbrellas
  • V vintage (real or reproduction), vintage cookbooks 1960&earlier, 100 vintage educational charts pcs
  • W wild boar, woodland theme & critters
  • X xeroscape
  • Y yak,
  • Z zoo animals & postcards

Not my favorites: seafood, pastel colors, small print flowers, evangelistic and/or proselytizing text. (I am fascinated and genuinely interested in saints, history of the Catholic church, architecture and art with churches or other religious buildings but I am very much a non-practicing Catholic). I do prefer to host and join "sender's choice" so if something falls in the swap category but is on my not my favorite, no big deal! The surprise of it all is the fun of sender's choice.

About Me

I am a Math Nerd married (17 years) to a wonderful Computer Nerd. I'm a bicentennial baby(now you know my age!), born in the year of the Dragon, and I'm a Leo on the cusp of Virgo. We have two dogsniw, as one just passed, Katie, was a 17-year-old black Cockapoo(9/21/99--2/18/17). She was probably about 5yo in the photo. Goliath, a 7-year-old grey Tibetan Terrior, probably about 1-3yo in the photo. and Chanel, a 16-year-old white and tan Havanese! She now has no teeth left and her tongue hangs out all crazy. She is probably about 6 in the photo and Katie behind her was about 7.

We also have a huge pleco named Jesus, maybe 12-15 years old, and a rescued red-eared-slider named Edna. She is more tgan 20 years old.

*cross stitch is my first crafty love and my very favorite way to pass the time (if you love to cross stitch too, newbie or experienced, join Beginner's Cross Stitch The group also hosts various embroidery swaps

I've started my 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th quilts (1st was 21-20 years ago - machine quilting with my Nana(grandma)) this one is also machine quilting - with a little help from Nana, again! And now I've started a couple other quilts through groups here on Swap-bot. In other words-quite a few quilt tops and as soon as I get determined enough I will do the layering and the quilting. One I finished last summer, a baby quilt for my husband's cousin's first baby. I'm pretty new to sewing but I enjoy sewing a lot. I've made a few things here using my machine - dotee doll, little stuffed animals, a couple of plushies

The photo below is a Zombie cocktail. The barel is from a Geuze brewery near Brussel.


*religious buildings and art (any religion but especially Catholic), mosaics, stained glass, gargoyles, other interesting stone and wooden sculptures on churches and old buildings

, art nouveau & art-deco

*Cary Grant

*Nijntje (miffy)

*colors: dark purple, black, dark green, b&w with a splash of color, b&w

*goth, dark, creepy, odd & weird

UFO Watchtower outside of Hooper, CO

*music: agrotek, industrial, hellktro, electronic, 80s such as: Suicide Commando, Hocico, Agonoize, Welle:Erdball, the Cure, Depeche Mode

A quote I really like: A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. ~Chinese Proverb

ANGELS & flakers

Angels :-)

@Mugsie again, Wow! For Halloween ATC, @anitagrace angeld a tag I was stiffed on by sending a lovely stash of blank Colorado PCs!, @sebastian122 for angeling swap Nengajo!, @Mugsie for helping me complete the scrabble word robot! , @user6937 for free/ad postcards #4, @LaviniaRiverina for Handmade Butterfly Bookmarks @RooBaRoo for Seasonal summer art PC @pearlswithplaid for Summer ATC @ccgigglebox for Profile Surprise Embroidery Hoop, @VaGrammy66 for Buddha PC tag, @dragonfly for 4 element PCs, @ ? Sheep postcard. If it was you please pm me! I thought I typed your name here but did not :( @Taeniura for Children's Illustration PC, @Miabiff for Children's illustration PC, @Linda52156 (letter and tea), @Cirsium (cross-stitch round robin #5), @Lindsay919 (sending extra cross-stitch round robin for me to work on), @drgngirl house pet sticker slapped), @user6937 for altered text atc #6 purple, @flowerchild for last open quick 50 sticker swap.


@Aksenovana for city town village N PC swap

@skessop for "from a page"bookmark

@Lizbee for make a bird for me

@crystaljo330 @kimani @MaryPoppins84 @lilpuddn @cherly @acupofchai aka? @kobi @beatriz22 @felicialauren @WanderingWren @basilikum83 @Anaryawe @wildncrazy091972 @Kitastic @SpiderBaby @MoominStar9 @katybean27 @chikunamika @tnhomeschoolmom @thebigbang @MrsMacT @mezzanotte @geluksdubbeltje @daydreamstudios @Lacrimosa @ArtistShu @FrankieTeardrop @roogirl @sweetsexyvicky aka @webddreamy butterfly pass &paste E

If you were flaked on in any swap I hosted and had to give a 1 rating, please contact me so I can angel

tag...you're it

Just to keep track...

2/25 Redo..Washi tape PC never made it to partner

5aug Possible package angel...never heard conclusion from swapper


26Jan - USA only store-bought PCs - tagged a member, posted my 5, was tagged and sent.

Cocktial , updated Jan 18, 2016

As a host nothing is b&w, I do let in some swappers with questionable past on a case by case basis.

If it is difficult to find a response I leave for your rating you can always click on 'view all' at the bottom of the page then use your search feature and search for your swap-bot ID.


wolfeagle rated for Washi Tape PC on Feb 25, 2017
Comment: Thank you for sending the photo.
aspinks23 rated for Pass & Paste--Early Febuary 2017 on Feb 25, 2017
Comment: This is different. Thanks for the extras!
swededreams rated for B&W PCs week 8 on Feb 24, 2017
Comment: I love love love the goat! So awesome! And the cute goat sticker. I have no art training either but don't care, LOL!! :D
goinjenny rated for SBPC: Royalty on Feb 24, 2017
Comment: Thank you! It was great to learn about your dual citizenship!
Comment: Emily, I LOVE tigers! Thank you so, so much for choosing a tiger theme! And a Woodland Park Zoo postcard?! 😍❤😍❤ Thank you for sharing these tigers with me!
Copperluck rated for ART PC #7 KISS on Feb 22, 2017
Comment: Thank you Emily for the lovely card. It was perfect!
luleemik rated for MailArt PC on Feb 21, 2017
Comment: Hi Emily! What a creative pc you sent with a nod to "gin" from a classic movie! Love it!!! Thanks for playing with me:)
myancey rated for FUN OCEAN LIFE POSTCARD SWAP on Feb 21, 2017
Comment: when Micah saw this card he said 'aww how cute!' love the pirate sticker too!thanks emily!!!
jezb750 rated for ART PC #6 6 or more colors on Feb 21, 2017
Comment: Hi Emily, thank you for sending me a nice card and colorful stamps! Best regards!
nannydino rated for B&W PCs week 7 on Feb 20, 2017
Comment: Hi Emily, thank you for the great photo card by Harvey Finkle. I love that you used a variety of stamps, very beautiful. Thank you so much! Blessings and have joy.
marinda rated for I spy a house pc swap on Feb 19, 2017
Comment: Such an awesome house postcard! Thank you! :)
StichinGrammie rated for B&W PCs week 6 on Feb 19, 2017
Comment: Thanks. Purple RULES! :-)
christineann79 rated for A Valentine Postcard~USA on Feb 18, 2017
Comment: Love the vintage poem!
Comment: OMG!!! Love love the Halloween envelope flip book you made for me!!! Its gorgeous! Thank you for the extras as well. I do believe the journal will definitely come in handy and I do love the card you sent me of the bearded woman. Thank you!!! Always look forward to swapping with you.
Fabriqueen rated for Bookpage/ Valentine on Feb 16, 2017
Comment: I love the ATC you made! It is so pretty! Also the little fabric swatches. Thank you so, so much! Hugs, Diane
Comment: Thank you so much for the cards and the stickers! Love them. Hugs, Diane
EricB rated for FREE/AD #7 black & white PC on Feb 16, 2017
Comment: What a beautiful card! I'd visit there just for the free cards (well, and a few dozen other reasons too...). And thanks for hosting!
Comment: Thank you the cute stickers
EllieBeth8 rated for 1 WORD = 3 POSTCARDS on Feb 14, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the great postcards and the very cute notecard!! :) Have a nice day!! Shelley
Comment: Hi! Thank you for your lovely cards! Inger

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redyellownow on Jan 23, 2017:

Thanks for sending home my pass and paste PC. It's my first one to come home, yay! I like the duckies on the bingo card :-)

auralily on Jan 17, 2017:

Thank you so much for the lovely RAK Christmas card that you sent! I apologize for being late getting back to you. A family emergency and a virus over the holidays put me behind. It was a wonderful gesture, though, and very much appreciated :)

wolfeagle on Dec 31, 2016:


taeniura on Dec 29, 2016:

Many thanks for the lovely polar tapir card and alligator postcard! That is so kind of you. I really appreciate it :-) I wish you and Dimitri all the best for 2017. Lots of love, Marjan

BeckyG56 on Dec 17, 2016:

Thanks for sending home my butterfly Pass/Paste. Great job, took long enough to get home!

Lila84 on Nov 24, 2016:


wolfeagle on Oct 31, 2016:


worldtraveler on Oct 28, 2016:

Why are you banning people with a 4.985 rating!? Your swap requires a 4.98. You should change the rating if you want to ban more people with 4.98. I have beautiful B&W postcards of New York City, too bad no one will receive one.

CindyST on Oct 24, 2016:

Haha, never mind. I just found 2 J City postcards stashed under my stash. I have set up a bunch of these swaps now :D

CindyST on Oct 24, 2016:

Hey Emily, I have been thinking of doing the Town / village postcards, but if I carry on from where I left of its J. And I dont have any J city postcards in my stash. Haha. Im trying to find some now.

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