Swap-bot Time: May 22, 2019 7:57 pm


Date Joined: April 22, 2014
Last Online: May 15, 2019
Birthday: January 26
Country: United States
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About Me

MAY 2019!

Started chemo again- TINY recurrence -- this is my 3rd bout with Ovarian Cancer - Fun times LOL - It's small - no lymphnode or organ involvement - I will kick it's ass once again! - See my blog above for more info!

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I'm Gabi.. a 1940s and 1950s living historian. My husband and I own a WWII Traveling museum and do quite a few events during the year.

I love the neat and tidy look of 1940s and 1950s fashion as well as the music from that Era. My husband and I are swing dancers and attend quite few events each month!

My Planners


My planners and Traveler's notebooks vary in size! Most stuff works for me!

I LOVE to swap Planner Goodies!

My main planners are all A5 sized ring bound and B6 sized Traveler's notebooks

I ADORE the little cute task stickers for planners, weather, housework, grocery shopping & traveling. they are so cute and I use a lot of them.


*Favorite Colours: Orange, Teal, Green, Tardis Blue, Yellow

  • Favorite themes for my planner are Seasonal, Monthly Holidays, Disney World, Diddl, European and Japanese cute stationery & craft/planner supplies and stickers, Kawaii, Japanese & Korean stickers/planner supplies, Alice in Wonderland, Teal, NYC, Positivity and just about EVERYTHING!

  • I love inspirational and encouraging quotes!

*Love Disney World and vacation there every year!

*I absolutely LOVE Camels, Alpacas, Chinchillas, Hamsters, Guinea pigs and Hedge Hogs.. not the easiest to find I know!!

ABCs of Me!

  • A - Aspen Colorado(home town!), Aspen trees/leaves, Alaska, Alpacas, Airplanes, Armadillos, Autumn, Antiquing, Alice in Wonderland

  • B - Bluegrass, Barbershop Quartets, Buddy Holly, Baking, Bobby Rydell, Beach Combing, Bridges, Black Licorice, Blue Columbine flowers (remind me of home!)

  • C - Cooking, Cowboys, Celtic Music, Colorado, Camels, Chinchillas, Caribou, Cats, Chinese New Year, Christopher Lambert, Country Music, Carnivals, Cruise Ships, Constellations, Clouds, Cheshire Cat,

  • D -Dogs, Dancing, Disney World, Doctor Who,

  • E - ETSY, Exploring, Erin Condren Life Planner, EPCOT, Ephemera,

  • F - Fiddle Player, Folk Music, Flying Squirrels, Filofax, Fairs, Flowers, Fall, Flea Markets, Fog, Frogs, Flow Magazine,

  • G - George Strait, Guinea Pigs, Ghost Stories, Gravity Falls, Gotham, Going places, Gel Pens

  • H Horses, Hank from Finding Dory, Harry Potter, Haunted Mansion (Disney) Halloween, Happy Planner, Hot Air Balloons, Hank Williams, Hamsters, Hummingbirds, Hurling, Hedgehogs

  • I - Iris flowers, i-Mac, Iceland, Iced Tea, Ireland, Irish Music, icicles

  • J - John Denver, Junk Journals, Jukeboxes

  • K - Kites, Kittens,

  • L- LIFE!

  • M - Music, Mandolin ( I play the mandolin), Mail, Moose, Mumford & Sons,


  • N - Neverland (Peter Pan)

  • O - Ovarian Cancer Survivor, Orange, Old West, Over the Garden Wall,

  • P - Project Life Scrapbooking, Planners, Planning, Phineas & Ferb, Perry the Platypus, Pomeranians, Pizza, Pop Culture

  • Q - Quilts, Quartets

  • R - Recipes, Royals/Royalty, Rural Living, Ranch Life

  • S- Snowflakes, Swing Dancing, Singing. Scrapbooking, Sunrise, Sunset, String Bands, String Quartet, Scottish Heritage, Scottish Fold Cats, Scotland, Scottish Music, Swapping!

  • T - Traveler's Notebooks,Travel, The color TEAL

  • U - US States, Umbrellas, Urban Legends

  • V - Violin ( I am a violinist/fiddle player) Vintage Everything! Vintage Photos, Victory Gardens, Vintage Cookbooks (50s and earlier)

  • W - Washi tape, World War II reenactor, WWII, Waterfalls, Wildflowers, Wombats, Wartime Letters, WWII Photographs, Everything/Anything WWII

  • X -

  • Y - Yeti folklore, Yellow, YouTube,

  • Z - Zoos

I LOVE Swapping goodies all over the world!

*I am a WWII Reenactor/ Living Historian

*I am a 1950s Living Historian

*I am a Medieval Reenactor/Living Historian Http://Sca.Org

*Doctor Who (Donna Noble) & also Star Trek (Bajoran) Cosplayer

*Horseback Riding

*DISNEY WORLD! I know it's not a 'hobby' but for me it kinda is... I LOVE planning our annual trip to Disney World and it really takes me all year because I make my girls autograph books & take my time doing so over the entire year. Every day involves a little bit of Disney World planning for me!



I love all postcards!!

But here are some themes I collect:

I'd love to have a train or railroad postcard from every state (and every country!)

Old Penitentiary/Prisons, WWII Era/Vintage & Vintage Repro WWII Cards, Map Cards from all over the World (USA TOO!), Alaska, Colorado, Camels, construction, trains, planes and transportation, Mountain landscapes, old barns, Bridges, Olympic Peninsula WA, Hoh Rainforest, Anywhere there is history of WWII, Jetoy, WINDMILLS, The Netherlands, Holland, UNESCO, Zoo, Recipe Postcards, Harry Potter, Castles, Dragons, Ireland, Medieval Europe, cats, Scottish Fold Cats, animals, Star Trek, Star Wars, famous people, Volcanoes, planets, coffee, tea, books, libraries, famous buildings,Old West/Cowboys,Ranches, South West, flags, maps, Scandinavia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Scotland, Japan, Van Gogh, Poe, 'Greetings From' postcards
etc.. . . . .

Wish List!


I love Halloween!

WWII Items - Anything/everything- I own a WWII Museum

1950s.. everything... anything 1950s!

Anything from Colorado - Grew up in Aspen and MISS IT TERRIBLY!

Anything SLYTHERIN related from Harry Potter

Anything from SCOTLAND - It's my ancestral homeland and anything from there is pure comfort

Cowboys, old west, horses, cattle... I'm a ranch girl

Any old ephemera, old maps, old photographs, vintage book pages, and illustrations, old ledger pages, Old music sheets, vintage paper of any kind, vintage postcards, vintage ads from magazines, vintage magazines etc.. I love old paper, old stamps, old letters, ephemera! Vintage envelopes and papers too! EVERYTHING EPHEMERA

Sheep! SO CUTE Love 'em!

Highland Cattle

Camels - My fav animal

WOMBATS - Another fav animal!

Things I can't use

No thank you...

I really dislike MINT - please nothing mint.

Sewing/Knitting/Crocheting/Fibers/Yarn/Floss/String/Ribbon/Thread/Fabric/Buttons/Trim/Lace/Cloth etc.... - I don't do these types of crafts and don't want you to spend the postage to mail them to me only for them to sit here unused and unloved LOL

Sports stuff yuck (Unless it's Cheerleading!)

teacher/reward stickers yuck

Mustache, Poop or any Emoji stuff yuck

I don't have boys so masculine/boy stuff I can't use

Favorite Television

Doctor Who


My favourite Doctors are 11, 10, 2, 8, 4 & 9

GOTHAM! (My daughter loves Gotham)

Star Trek

Candy & Goodies

Love chocolate

I'm not a fan of nuts in chocolate or plain.

I Love crisps/chips!

Nothing with hot peppers please. I do not like HOT/ spicy foods.

Please don't send anything mint. I really dislike it and it gives me a headache :(

I love all sorts of candy from all over - Im open to try most anything

NO HOTLIX or the ones with BUGS in them and don't send me chocolate covered bugs either PLEASE- that's just icky to me. YUCK! NO CANDY covered insects. Yuckers!!! LOL


Comment: Thanks so much for the gorgeous collection of goodies in the mail today!! 5 hearts!!
Autist rated for TNT: Profile Surprise March on May 13, 2019
Comment: Finally Arrived!! And full of much fun stuffs. I look forward to using it!
Response: YAY!! Thank you so much! So happy it got there! I LOVE these swaps!!!
Comment: Hi again! Thanks for the pretty pic-that was chilly!! It is a bright sunny day here but always subject to change! Lol! Hugs and Happy Swapping! 😉
Margothecat rated for Recipe Postcard Swap 3 on May 3, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the recipe cards! I didn't have the Elvis card!
mamarochat rated for WIYM: Ugly/dislike PC Swap #8 on Apr 27, 2019
Comment: This was a great card for me because I like the art.
Comment: All of the cards are new to my collection. Thanks so much!
technoruby rated for Disney Scattergories N on Apr 19, 2019
Comment: I love this card...such a great scene from that movie! Wonderful list, thank you so much!
Comment: Thank you! p.s. Love the Malfoy pc!
marclively rated for Not my City, but I love it on Apr 17, 2019
Comment: Thanks, Marc
Luvslife3 rated for Not my State on Apr 9, 2019
Comment: Thank you Gabi!! The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame would be awesome to visit!!
Conni59 rated for SS ~ Unusual Photos on Apr 3, 2019
Comment: Thanks so much for the cool photos. I thought this was quite a lot of fun. Love the skeleton postcard as well
technoruby rated for Disney Scattergories J on Apr 2, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for the great Disney card! Loved all your answers!
Murmuration rated for POSTCARD: I don't live there! on Mar 30, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the postcard!
kssunlover1947 rated for Disney Scattergories i on Mar 24, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the card and list. This swap has brought back many memories from a long time ago.
RooBaRoo rated for Not your country PC on Mar 23, 2019
Comment: Still snow-covered? :) Thanks for the beautiful arial view postcard!
Fritosmom rated for Just a Postcard - US Only on Mar 23, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the Illinois Land of Lincoln PC and lovely note. Happy Spring!
AlyssaLynn14 rated for TNT: March is GREEN on Mar 23, 2019
Comment: I love it, thank you
fairypretty7 rated for Easy as 1, 2, 3 on Mar 17, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the great items.
ch23 rated for Not your country PC on Mar 12, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful postcard of the guards band from England! Wish I could see it one day.
Conni59 rated for Chunk O Cardboard - March 2019 on Mar 11, 2019
Comment: Love the card! Thanks so much. No tornado damage here! Thanks for asking.

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marliese on Apr 22, 2019:

Thinking of You

kittyhahahotbot on Apr 22, 2019:

angelgram on Dec 22, 2018:

֍ ֍ ֍ МΣRRЎ €ΉŔΙŞŦΜАЅ ֍ ֍ ֍

֎ ֎ ֎ Ħдррկ Πέώ ŶξΆЃ ֍ ֍ ֍

֍ ֍ ֍ ❤ HUGS {\ o /} дѝğěĺģŗąм ֍ ֍ ֍

kittyhahahotbot on Dec 5, 2018:

I love my Thanksgiving card. Its so pretty its still up on display. Thank you so much for thinking of me!

kittyhahahotbot on Nov 17, 2018:

ScrapHappyGabi on Nov 17, 2018:


kittyhahahotbot on Nov 2, 2018:

Happy Pumpkin Day? HOw precious is that card!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Muah!

jezb750 on Oct 30, 2018:

Hi Gabi! Thank you for surprising me with a nice card! I hope you'd be able to visit the Philippines. Regards to you and your family!

BeadyEyedBeth on Sep 28, 2018:

Excited that our favorite time of year is fast approaching!

kittyhahahotbot on Sep 9, 2018:

Love my side bar ufo gif!

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