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Kathy821

Kathy821
Date Joined: January 1, 2014
Last Online: August 17, 2018
Birthday: January 26
Country: United States

About Me

  • *We’re on vacation in Daytona Beach, Florida until Friday, August 17th so I won’t be able to check my mail until I get back. **

My name is Kathy. I am married to the Steve, love of my life. I have 5 grown children (ages 36 - 26) and 8 grandchildren (15 - 3). We now have custody of my daughters children. Mason is 5 and could definitely use your prayers. Losing his parents has been tough on him. Alexis is 3 and she doesn't know them since she was still a baby. We have 12 year old cat named Sassy. We also have a chiweenie (Dachshund/Chihuahua) named Gracie.

**The 3s are from where I left the site quickly because of family and safety concerns and didn't check back for 2 years and they graciously let me resend.. I pm'd about the other 1, but she has not been back on until May. I resent 5/15. but to make sure something was received I recent again on 7/11/18. I also talked to the postmaster to make sure that everything was correct including postage to the best that he could with the information of course. 7/12 She did receive the resend from 5/15

  • I am deleting the other information because it's time for me to gradually heal. I am happy to eexplain further if you pm. It's just not what I want thought about when my name is seen if that makes sense. ***

I love being outside. We enjoy camping, hiking, and fishing. I love to work in the yard and garden. I love the smell of Gardenias, Honey Suckle and Magnolias when they start blooming, but plant many flowers in my yard and really enjoy visiting botanical gardens or seeing wild flowers when we hike.

I also love crafts of any kind. I sew, make ATCs, scrapbook, cross stitch,do plastic canvas and crochet mostly. I love patterns and material, of course. I enjoy browsing the local thrift or "antique" stores. We love to travel and see new places. Life has taken somewhat of a change. Since we're parents again and Mason is in 5K, we are more tied down.

I love Jesus so anything with a scripture is always a favorite. His goodness never ceases to amaze me. Most of the reading that I do is books by Joyce Meyer, Max Lucado, Joel Osteen, Beth Moore and similar. I am currently doing a bible study by Beth Moore The Quest.

Favorite Music

I listen to Contemporary Christian like Sidewalk Prophets, Jaime Grace, Toby Mac, Mercy Me, Natalie Grant, Lauren Diagle, King & Country, Hillsong, Crystal Lewis, and many more. I love to sing! I love music. I love 70s & 80s music and a little country at times. I got Barney down pat again too!! Alexis adores to sing and dance.

Favorite Television

I love This is Us, Criminal Minds, Law & Order SVU, Greys Anatomy, NCIS and Handmaids Tale. I enjoy watching Joyce Meyer and Jesse Duplantis too. I really am enjoying Netflix, Hulu and Amazon.

Misc Likes & Random Thoughts

I love all kinds of animals, including cats, dogs, bears. I love to watch the birds at the bird feeder from my sun room. I love cardinals & hummingbirds. I have several hummingbird feeders around the yard. I love flowers, butterflies & dragonflies.

I collect angels, and, thimbles ~ Hubby says I collect everything.

I like: *Postcards *Coffee *Tea *Washi tape.
*Recipes, especially healthy ones and those fun for kids I don't like anything too spicy hot. I still bake for my kids, grandkids and other gatherings, but try to find healthy alternatives whenever possible.

*Dark Chocolate (I generally have two pieces with coffee each afternoon). I also like sugar free mints or hard candy when I exercise. I occasionally enjoy caramel, & sea salt chocolate

  • Papers, die cuts & misc for ATCs, scrap booking or other crafts.
    *Stamps & stamp pads

I love to hear about interesting techniques you have used in your creations.

Fat Quarters or material pieces, ribbon, lace or interesting buttons.

Charms, and beads

I love anything homemade. Something else to try!

I like to walk in the early mornings when everything's fresh and crisp or at twilight when there seems to be a hush over things. This doesn't happen often right now lol.

I like to chat with a neighbor I meet walking or working in the yard. I can talk to about anyone that I meet. I tend to be positive, upbeat and a love to joke around. God is faithful and I trust Him. I love Jesus and He has never let me down.

Trying to find our new normal. There's school, sports, playgrounds, bedtimes & baths again. Most our age aren't used to having a preschooler tag along tag along any more. Mason is ADHD with ODD (oppositional defiant disorder) due to trama. I never realized something like that existed. Some days he's a real challenge.

I don't like dragons, realistic snakes, bugs( except for the cute ladybug type) or rodents, AC, witches, sorcerers, wizards, skulls, dark or gothic type things. After Gracie found a skunk, not so crazy about them. I am not a big fan of Halloween except maybe the lighter side like the children, candy or cats ( I love giving out candy and seeing their costumes and excited faces). I celebrate fall instead. I do like light steampunk that's not dark or revealing.

Swaps

Please PM and let me know if you don't receive a swap from me. I won't ever flake! I will always be glad to resend. I want my partners to enjoy being my partner and have a great experience, that is part of the fun.

I am pretty easy to please and will promptly send swaps. Please let me know if there is a problem. If I have missed something you need to know, just message me and I'll be happy to answer....and give you plenty to read since I can "talk" your ear off rofl!

My Grandchildren

Mason (5) loves Paw Patrol, Power Rangers, Teenage Ninja Mutant turtles, Legos, cars, trucks, motorcycles, candy, stickers, coloring and most of the normal things 5 year old boys like. His favorite color is green. He's so smart. He's already reading at a level 2 and doing addition & subtraction. He will start 5K this year.

Alexis (3) loves babies, My Little Pony, Barbies, Dora, Princesses,Daniel Tiger, Shopkins, coloring, stickers, singing, & dancing. She's ribbons & bows one day and camo & boots the next! She has a big time sweet tooth!

Ratings

Lablauri57 rated for ATC #3 MONTH of AUGUST (2018) on Aug 17, 2018
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Comment: What a darling ATC card, the teas are so cool I didn’t know stash and red rose did those. Thank you again!
marclively rated for Not My State on Aug 16, 2018
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Comment: Thanks, Marc
ktk8 rated for Art Collab #11 QUICK on Aug 15, 2018
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Comment: WoW fun postcards to work on....thanks for the fun envelope..... and the added postcards.....
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Comment: Wow! love the card! My daughter used to love making Linzer cookies. Such a nice treat and beautiful cookies! That is funny we get paired up after you finished rating me in another swap haha!! Yup live in North Pole :) can tell the kids Santa has a big house here with reindeer even. :) I still need to get over to his house and check out the remodel they did this year. Thank you for the great card ! :)
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Comment: Thank you for the fun card for me to color on and send to the next person. Also the notecard is beautiful.
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Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely PC! Prov. 3:5 is one of my favorites. Hugs, Diane
vlhafer54 rated for KKL Crazy Cat 🐈lady Postcard on Aug 12, 2018
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Comment: Thank you - I have a half grown kitten who's stalking birds twice his size, Don't know what he'd do if he got one!
Response: That sounds like something Sassy would do lol. There is actually a bird that will swoop at her lol. She’ll walk and duck, walk & duck. Thanks for the heart.
meenaRN rated for Vacation Postcard 2018!! on Aug 11, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the postcard. I have never been but its on my list.
Response: You’re welcome. Thanks for the heart.
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Comment: Thanks for the card - i’ll Be coloring today!
Response: That sounds like the perfect thing to do! Have fun and thanks for the heart.
ArtsyEm rated for AN Butterfly Postcard Swap - USA on Aug 10, 2018
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Comment: What a pretty card, thank you!
Response: I’m glad that you like it. Thanks for the heart.
marinda rated for Scattergories PC Swap - F - US Only on Aug 10, 2018
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Comment: I love the frog postcard and your answers. Thank you!
Response: Thank you and thanks for the heart!
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Response: Thanks for rating!
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Comment: Love the postcard - would be something to see an old watermill like that working.
Response: It would! There's a few in this area and a lot of old houses. I always think about living back then and walking around town or sitting on the front porch. Thanks for the heart!
Disneyteatime rated for My swap bot name on Aug 9, 2018
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Response: Thanks for rating.
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Comment: Very pretty! Thank you!
Response: Thank you and thanks for the heart!
BeckyG56 rated for Art Collab #10 on Aug 8, 2018
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Comment: I love flowers, and this is a great card! Thanks for the extra's!
Response: I do too. I'm glad that you think so. Thank you for the heart.
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Comment: This is going to be a fun one. Thank you!
Response: You're welcome. Thanks so much for the heart and for hosting these.
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Comment: Thanks for the 2 Twinchie PC! I will mark them up and send them on. Thanks too for the foxy PC! There is a Zentangle dictionary online that shows each tangle and breaks down the steps to make it. I get weekly updates on new tangles. I have almost 1000 in my extra-mini ringed notebooks, Hugs from Alaska, Sherry
Response: You're welcome. I'm glad you liked it. Thank you for the information! Heading on vacation, but I will definitely be working on those when I get back.
marhod5 rated for Scattergories PC Swap - E on Aug 6, 2018
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Comment: Great answers! Thanks for the card.
Response: You're welcome. Thank you for the heart!
kpfree rated for Vacation Postcard 2018!! on Aug 6, 2018
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Comment: Thank you!
Response: You're welcome. Thanks for rating!

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Comments

shannonlinde on Jul 11, 2018:

Hi Kathy! SO SO SO enjoying the swap you sent to me from the week of happy envies! I am savoring that soap today!!! xoxox Shannon

shannonlinde on May 7, 2018:

Kathy!! Oh my goodness!! What a wonderful week of Happy Envies!! You have blessed my socks off! I absolutely love the notes you wrote to me and the typed bible verses with the notes. I am saving them all for my Art Journaling Bible!! Tomorrow morning, I will be enjoying my Kahlua coffee! YUMMO!! So many wonderful days! Thank you so so so very much! :)

ReadMoreBooks33 on May 4, 2018:

Margothecat on Apr 27, 2018:

Thank you so much for the beautiful butterfly and recipe postcards you sent for the AN Postcard Tag. They are all new ones for me :)

yvonne401 on Apr 13, 2018:

Welcome to Proverbs Women! It's great to have you here!

Blessings,

Yvonne

yvonne401 on Apr 6, 2018:

Welcome to IBATL! It's great to have you here!

Blessings,

Yvonne

Whippet on Mar 13, 2018:

Hi Kathy! Thank you so much for your kindness. I received your lovely spring envelope with Easter card & extras. You sent me my first Easter card of the season. Hope you have a Happy March!

Whippet on Mar 6, 2018:

Hello Kathy! TC alerted me that you tried to contact me. Please go ahead & do resend. When I receive your PC for "TPP: Holiday/Christmas PC" I will change my rating.

dalbright on Mar 5, 2018:

As a foster mom my heart goes out to you, so thankful those two kiddos have you in spite of it all. Looking forward to your verse postcard swap, thank you for hosting. Best of luck of being able to resend and mend your account.

shannonlinde on Mar 1, 2018:

Hi Kathy! I hope you are able to come back soon. I loved swapping with you. I am praying for your family and if you would like to do a private swap, I would love to do that with you!

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