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LadyJo

LadyJo
Date Joined: May 16, 2017
Last Online: April 15, 2024
Birthday: November 12
Country: United States

About Me

I always send swaps and rate as well! If you don't receive a rating, I didn't receive the swap as of yet or it was lost in the mail. I will contact the swap partner if I don't receive something in a months time, before I rate a bad rating. Life happens and this is to be a fun experience, not a stressful hobby.

f you don't receive a swap let me know before giving me a bad rating. I don't flake, so message me first!

I am a wife and mother to 3 children. I love living in a rural area. I enjoy reading, pen paling, collecting postcards, watching movies, cooking, and life in general.

I enjoy reading cozy mysteries, other mysteries, Christian fiction, cookbooks, self care books, flower/garden, travel and biographies.

I like to travel to see other small towns, lighthouses, covered bridges, the scenic area there. I also have enjoyed camping or staying at a cabin to explore the mountains.

I like collecting postcards from other places that show the person's town, historical place, flowers native to that area, scenic postcards, and local foods, lighthouses, snow capped mountains, covered bridges, famous buildings, and countryside, I like Lantern Press and Zazzle post cards as well! I like your homemade postcards as well. You can mail it naked or make a few so I can send them to others.

Favorite colors that I like: Bright Pink or Fushia, Lime Green, Sunshine Yellow, Purple, Navy, and Red,

Favorite room colors, I like cream, light brown, so I can accent it with a brighter color. Accent colors purple, reds, greens, blues, and yellows.

Favorite Crafts

I liked to do Mail art, mainly with washi tape, stickers, stamps, cut outs. I am exploring at getting more creative here.

I also enjoy doing glue books as well. I have the following themes, that I add too! Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer. Looking to expand into a Lighthouse Glue book, too!

I do a little with card making, sometimes handmade postcard as well.

I guess you would say, I am into paper crafting. I enjoy others handmade items, such as sewn, crochet, knitting, and cross stitch. Also, your homemade envelopes in all themes, homemade postcards, pages you made to add to my glue book, any paper crafts you like to do. Show me your creative side!

My favorite past time is really getting postcards ready for my Elderly project. I take on about 6 or 7 people at a time who have a medical condition or up in years to send the ABC's in postcards. I started this in 2020 with a widow who were friends with my parents. She was lockdown in her retirement home. I would talk to her by phone but decided sending the next 26 weeks the ABC's in postcards. I loved doing it so much I decided to do up to 7 people at a time. I pick them out of my stash than fancy them up with washi or stickers. I have them all in a baggie with the address to mail out every Monday. So anytime you have extra postcards or postcard stamps I will use them toward this project. I actually have a friend who liked the idea so much, she is also going to do this. You can send only so many cards saying Thinking of you! I here the receiver tries to guess what the next post card will be for the letter.

A B C 's of things I like!

A- Apple themed, Animals, Art, Address labels

B- Books, Bookmarks, Book related theme, Biographies, Bible verses, Beach, Burt's Bees, Bee themed, Butterfly themed, Blankets, Barns, Birds, Beatrix Potter anything, Business cards from your area

C- Countries cultures, Covered Bridges, Chocolate candy, Coffee themed, Coffee sleeves from your local area, Christmas, Christian themed items, Cookbooks, Chicken themed, Cow themed, Cozy, Candles, Classical, Country, and Christian music, Camping and Cabin themed, country themed, Coasters or free coasters from your area

D- Die cuts, Dish cloths, Dark chocolate, Devotionals, double sided tape, Daphne's Diary

E- Europe anything, England themed, Ephemera, Easter, Essential oil candles and soaps

F- Farm themed, Farm Animals, Flowers, Fall themed, Fruit themed

G- Gift cards to Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Home Goods, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Cracker Barrel, Panara Bread, Chick-Fil-A, Barnes and Nobles, Glue Books

H- Handmade items or Handmade envelopes, Hot Air Balloon Themed, Hiking, Hot Chocolate, Herbs, Holiday Tea Towels, Highland Cow

I- Ice cream, Inspiration, Ink stamps

J- Journals, Joyful, Jersey Cows

K- Kitchen tea towels(Seasonal ones, red, white, or beige), Koalas, Keurig cups of hot chocolate, hot tea, cider, coffee

L- Lighthouse themed, Lemonade, Lemon themed, Lantern Press Postcards, Lang Stationary products

M- Magazines, Mail, Markers, Music, Movies, Milk Chocolate, Mountains, Maps< Maine, Michigan

N- Notecards, Nautical, Nuts, Naked Bee skin products, Nature

O- Ocean, Organic soaps, Owls

P- Postcards, Pillows, Pens, Plants, Peppermint anything, Pandas, Panda Brand Black Licorice, Punch Studio products, Pretty Paper Napkins, Peter Rabbit(Beatrix Potter)

Q- Quilted handmade items, Quality socks, Quotes

R- Roosters, Reading, Red, Rainy Themed, Regional snacks

S- Stickers(no foam or teacher ones though) sheets or the bigger vinyl ones, Sunflowers, Stationary, Sweet Tea, Snail Mail themed, Souvenir magnet, Snowmen themed, Spring or Summer themed, Signs with quotes or few words, Seashore, Snacks, and Sweets Scents I like for candles, soaps, lotions, (cucumber and mint, grapefruit, orange blossom, cranberry, really any fruits, peppermint, to name a few)

T- Traveling, Travel themed items, Tea(Mint, Peach, White tea, Plain Black, Green tea with mint, but not Chia), Tea cups tea themed, Tote Bags, Tropical, Trader Joe's bags from your area or a Trader Joe's anything

U- United States Postage Stamps always needed, Umbrella themed

V- Verse cards, Valentine's Day, Vintage Postage Stamps,Vintage campers

W- Washi tape rolls, Winter themed, Writing themed, Woodland Animals themed, Waterfalls, Wooden signs with words or quotes

X- Xtra flat goodies you want to share

Y- Your handmade items

Z- Zoo Animals themed

Wishlists

-Unused Postage Stamps

-Pentel Liquid Gel Pens, any color

-Camping themed related, tea towels, hot mat, little sign for our camper, mug, really anything, stickers too!

-Make me a glue book page to add to mine! Any size, I have a couple glue books started.

-Double sided tape or glue

-Magazine, Biography book, Travel Book or a cozy mystery book. The small Love Inspired Suspense Inspirational Romance(I have Tracking a Killer and The Amish Doctor by Patricia Lewis)

-Handmade Envelopes

-Surprise from my above list of ABC's

-Your Handmade crochet, hand sewing creations.

-Flip Calendars that you can use year after year! I could use a different one or several. I like one at my desk, kitchen, ect.

-Dangle earrings you made

-Chocolate candy, or any snacks, jellies, food made in your country, state or local area

-Free Business cards from your area, that you go to or support. For instance if you like a certain garage you take your car. This is a good reference if I am in that area while traveling to have that recommendation.

Postcard Wishlist

I am really looking for ones on the list below! I would prefer this unused, blank, like new! You can check above though for more ideas!

Cow postcards(Really like Jersey Cows or Highland Cows)

-Lupines, Sunflowers

-Maine, Michigan, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Vermont, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Any Canada ones

-Camping or Camper postcards

Ratings

mchesser12 rated for GIFT: Recap of March on Apr 14, 2024
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Comment: Thanks for sharing about your March with me and for the postcard and stickers.
simcoe54 rated for PH: Postcard Roulette on Apr 14, 2024
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Comment: Great amish pc. Thanks
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Comment: Thanks for your list and the fun PC. We had hiking trails all winter here. Cape Cod got only one real snow storm (7"). We woke up to several dustings but it was all melted away by noon. My snowshoes never left the basement.
SkaGirl rated for Natl or State Park PC on Apr 13, 2024
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Comment: Thank you! I hope to visit Yellowstone someday :)
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Comment: Beautiful PC, I like the moose <3
LindaW rated for GIFT: View from your Kitchen Window on Apr 11, 2024
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Comment: Thank you! What a nice country view you have! Thanks for the Amish postcard.
colleenbUSA rated for CPG-This or That Postcard #3-US on Apr 11, 2024
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard! I picked all the same as you but the first one, I need it broken up into chunks because of my ADHD!
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Comment: I love your note on this beautiful note csrd and the tuck-ins are so special. Thank you!
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Comment: Thanks for the great pc and for sharing your fav rainy day activities.
nicolebrooke23 rated for PH: The Weather Right Now! #4 on Apr 10, 2024
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Comment: hope you have been having bright and sunny days since the pc you sent me! :)
marles rated for CPG 2024 April Senders Choice PC - US on Apr 10, 2024
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Comment: Thanks! I loved Iceland and highly recommend it! No, didn't see any roofs with grass on them :)
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard and verse!
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Comment: Very interesting postcard! I enjoy watching the clouds.
BusyB rated for CPG QUICKIE: Notecard + PC #8 - USA on Apr 8, 2024
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Comment: Hi Jo! Received today, floral happy mail. I enjoyed your note and hearing about happenings in your life. I hope your Aunt gets help she needs to feel better. She's blessed to have you care about her. Ohh, I would be interested in what cardboard boxes you are using for storing and organizing your postcards? Thank you for a nice note, the adorable black bears postcard and blank gift note.
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful card! Here's to warmer days for us both. Happy swapping 🧡
knitterofhats rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #387 on Apr 6, 2024
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Comment: Thanks for your nice note, card and teas!
colleenbUSA rated for CPG-This or That Postcard #2-US on Apr 5, 2024
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Comment: Thank you for the cute coffee-themed pc, I love it! And for joining the swap!
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Comment: Thank you for the spring vibes envelope! I love the clock of your town - quite some history.
Oneartcookie5 rated for CPG-N-BIG Happy mail swap -US on Apr 5, 2024
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Comment: Thank you for a wonderful happy mail. I love the beautiful folder you created. I appreciate that you added many items from my profile wishlist. Have a great weekend!
Jangonz rated for CPG-N-BIG Happy mail swap -US on Apr 5, 2024
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Comment: Thank You for the wonderful happy mail. I loved the PCs, die-cuts and Washi Tape.

Rating Overview

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Comments

Karen07 on Apr 9, 2024:

Thanks for granting an April WW wish! I love the very unique notecard and the playing cards!

LindaW on Apr 8, 2024:

Thank you for the card and rubber stamps.

jamicam on Apr 8, 2024:

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Thank you so much for the envelope of flowery goodness! I really appreciate your kindness.

April 2024 - WW Group

lindseyjae on Apr 8, 2024:

Hi Jo! Thanks so so much for the fun birthday card and for the cool mail art envie w/ goodies you sent! I love everything and it was so nice of you! I appreciate it a lot! Hope you're having a good start to April! (WW April wishlist)

yvonne401 on Mar 23, 2024:

Hi Jo! Glad you liked the postcard! AATW March

Blessings,

Yvonne

susieq11 on Mar 20, 2024:

Hi Jo! Thank you for the cute mail art and goodies for Make A Wish! March! That Snoopy paper is adorable! Hope you have a nice Easter!!! : )

LindaW on Mar 18, 2024:

Thank you for sending me the Thinking of You card and little gift items. It made my day!

Highlander18 on Mar 17, 2024:

The Awesome decorated mail art envelope was a big hit, also!!

Highlander18 on Mar 17, 2024:

💗💗💗Thank you very much for March WW beautiful paper napkins and oh so cute Gnome Stickers!!

CrystalZ on Mar 15, 2024:

Wow I am thrilled to have received another envie from you...this time for MAW March! Thank you for the postcards and the cute bunny notepapers.

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