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StarGazer63

StarGazer63
Date Joined: February 7, 2012
Last Online: August 2, 2012
Birthday: June 12
Country: United States
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About Me

I am a 49 yr old wife, and mother to a fantastic daughter and a great son. I am also a grandmother to four fantastic grandchildren that I love to spoil to pieces.

I was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder 12 yrs ago after my divorce from a very abusive husband. I have also been diagnosed with ADHD and PTSD. It has been an uphill struggle, but I try to cope with it as best as I can. Some days are better than others. Some days, I just sit and cry. Other days, I am just a happy go lucky, not a care in the world, free spirit. The problem is, you never know what days those will be. Without even realizing it, I will say and do things that can be down right mean and pretty stupid. I don't usually even remember doing it until someone brings it to my attention and I sit and really think about it. I then feel like such a fool, and wonder how I could even say/do some of the things I will say and or do. I can usually feel when I am becoming manic, so it has become a little easier for me to deal with. It has taken years of trial and error with different medications and therapy to get me to the point I am today. (Thank God) I am not trying to make excuses for myself, I just like people to know that every once in a great while "I" am not "me" so please don't take things personal if I happen to come of the wrong way. Please DO message me and bring it to my attention.

I AM A SMOKER! I just want everyone that does swap with me to know this up front. I keep my swap items in a separate room that I do not smoke in.

I have four dogs- 3 Cocker Spaniels and a Rottweiler. I treat them all like my kids. If I can eat it, so can they (shhh) don't tell anyone. I also have 3 cats.

I live in a cute little two bedroom house on the top of a hill in NW Pennsylvania. My husband raises chickens, turkeys, pheasants and quail.

I love shopping, weekend road trips, surfing the internet, spending time with my grandchildren, camping and all animals.

My favorite seasons are Spring and Autumn because of the colors and scents in the air.

I LOVE Sapphire and Amethyst rings, necklaces and bracelets. I never had my ears pierced and have never worn earrings. Vera Bradley purses that are on the larger size are my favorites. I'm one of those women that carries everything but the kitchen sink in her purse. I Enjoy searching resale and thrift stores for unique items and great bargains. I have found some awesome things shopping in them. I Also like going to yard sales and garage sales, flea markets... anywhere I can find a bargain and save money. If I see a clearance rack in a store, you better get out of my way because I'm gonna be all over that!

I have been sponsoring children for Christmas gifts for the past couple of years. Nothing breaks my heart more than to know that an innocent child is going without. I would walk through fire and glass to help a child in need.

I try to be outgoing and friendly towards everyone I meet and I look forward to making new friends here at Swap Bot..

PLEASE, If you DO NOT get something I have sent, please pm me and I will galdly resend. Please wait until then to rate me. I also do not give 1's unless totally necessary. Please respect me as I would you.

LIKES/DISLIKES

LIKES:

Scented Candles and Tarts (I have tart burners in every room of my house)

Butterflies

Dogs-- Cocker Spaniel and Rottweilers are my two favorites. (Go figure, lol)

Black Bear, Grizzly Bear

Wild Horses, Wild Buffalo

Moose

Wind Chimes

PERFUMES: I like the fresh, flowery, sunshine scents. (Avon's Fergie, Reese Witherspoon, VS Pink)

COSMETICS: Dark brown, blue, dk. purple eye liners. Brownish/black mascara, Deep rose blusher, any and all fingernail polish, but Opi is one of my favorites.

FLOWERS: Yellow roses, sunflowers, lilacs, colorful daisies, wild flowers, along with mountain pink and honeysuckle bushes

MISC. Items I enjoy: B&BW Hand washes, Aussie hair products, Artificial Nails- I can't grow mine for the life of me.

DISLIKES:

Liars, Snobs, Backstabbers, Gossiping. People that beat around the bush. If you have something to say SAY IT! Child abusers and or molesters, men that think they're "tough" because they beat on women

Anything scented Vanilla- it gags me

Anything flavored Cherry-- GROSS ME OUT, GAG!

Licorice of any kind

Hot Tea-- so please, no tea bags

Items I do not want, need or collect:

Magnets,nick-knacks

Favorite Crafts

Making and decorating my own greeting cards and note cards.

Painting and decorating little wooden signs and figures like small bird houses, welcome signs, animals. I usually find these at the dollar stores and craft stores from $1.00 - $4.00 depending on their size.

Making silk and or artificial flower arrangements. I've done them for a few weddings including my daughters.

I DO NOT make or collect ATC's

I LOVE TO COLLECT

Webkinz Stuffed Animals

Beanie Baby's

Rustic and/or Primitive Tin and Wooden signs

Vintage/Antique Crocks (any crock really)

Cookie Jars

Vintage/Antique Tins (with advertising on them)

GEMSTONES-- any and all,-- size does not matter. I would give 100 hearts if I could if you sent me gemstones, healing stones or crystals

Antique/Vintage postage stamps and postcards (used or unused)

Bring on the Munchies!

Kit Kat candy bars and plain M&M's

Pizza

Taco's

Nachos

Chocolate Ice Cream

Steaks on the grill

Dark Roasted Coffee, Columbian and French roast (Whole bean) I like to grind mine fresh

Starbucks Mocha Double Shot Cold Coffee in the can. I drink 2-3 of them a day.

Diet Pepsi

Plain Iced Tea- sometimes with a slice of lemon

Favorite Colors

Purple/Lavender

Sunflower Yellow, Pastel Yellow

Dark Hunter Green

Burgundy

Light Blue

Pink

Pastel Colors

I HATE the color Orange. I don't know why, I just don't like it.

Themed Items

Anything Rustic or Primitive.

My home is decorated in a rustic theme with black bear, moose and Amish made home decor.

Antique/Vintage/Rustic Home Decor.

Sunflower Kitchen Decor .

I've been flaked on by:

@Paperrrgirl In the Send me your favorite candy - easy I'tnl swap---- 06/01/12: Profile Deleted

Ratings

izibella rated for Hearts for everyone! on Sep 6, 2012
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Comment: Sorry to leave a 1, but I have messaged you, and had no reply. If i receive anything i will re-rate.
HeatherWill rated for First Initial Surprises on Aug 18, 2012
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Comment: I never got a thing. I have messaged you twice now. So you get a 1. If you message me and let me know whats going on and send at a later time id be more than happy to change this. Really hope your not a flaker!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the postcard. It sounds like a great place to live. I'm a huge animal lover so I would find it enjoyable. :)
pajaronegro rated for Thriftstore Swap #27 - USA on Jul 13, 2012
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Comment: Thank you for the nice thriftstore swap. I loved the love sign. Hope all is getting better.
theirmimi rated for Blank Greeting Card Swap on Jun 22, 2012
5
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Comment: Thanks for the notecards and the extra! :) Also loved your envelope!
JenniferKaos04 rated for Blank Greeting Card Swap on Jun 20, 2012
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely greeting cards. I liked them all. :)
Vblarney rated for AMS: Scavenger Hunt on Jun 5, 2012
5
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Comment: Thank you for the great selection of items!
pinkqueen rated for June/Gemini Birthday Bash Swap on Jun 4, 2012
5
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Comment: Thanks. Ava loved all the little goodies.
Barbi rated for June birthdays on May 29, 2012
5
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Comment: Got a nice card, but it came 20-cents postage due. Just be careful when sending thicker envelopes. Some people might not be as nice with their rating.
Response: It was sent on time (before due date) was sent as required from swap details. How could you "not" give me a 5? Twenty cents postage due is not the end of the world. I have had to pay upwards of $2.00 on some items that have been sent to me, and I have never said a word to my sender. "I" was just happy that someone cared enough to take time from their day and send me a little surprise. Could you let Lincoln go now? He can't breath..
5
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Comment: Thanks so much the card is Beautiful
Response: you're very welcome
BennysMumma rated for June Birthdays Swap - USA on May 17, 2012
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Comment: Thank you for all the birthday goodies! Hope you have a happy birthday too! :)
Response: YOU'RE VERY WELCOME AND HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ALSO.
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Comment: Wonderful Package!!! Love Love LUVVV Everything in it!! Especially the Vintage cards!! Not sure what I will make them in to yet, but they will have a new life...lol.
Response: Great! It was fun putting it all together for you
unicorn25 rated for Thriftstore Find - #26 USA on May 9, 2012
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Comment: Wow! Thank you for all the wonderful things!
Response: Youre welcome. I enjoyed finding things from your profile that I thought you would like.
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Comment: Thanks so much for the cute card! I can always use stamps and stickers. How useful! :)
Response: Your welcome
lovestosew rated for Profile-Themed Happy Mail #2 on May 7, 2012
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the Happy mail items! Some of those buttons are from a uniform, possibly military. Love them!
Response: So glad! Like I said, I really know nothing about vintage buttons. Hope you can find a use for them.
jramp rated for <3 Significant Other Swap <3 USA ONLY on Apr 19, 2012
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Comment: Cindy thanks you for the package. She likes everything you sent. She has a Nathaniel Hawthorn book called Twice Told Tales but has never read The Scarlet Letter and is looking forward to it. Thank you again!!!
Response: Great, glad it got to her okay.
JillianClaire rated for My Favorite Things Swap #1 on Apr 17, 2012
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Comment: I didnt win though :( but thanks for the morning entertainment at work!
Response: Aww, bummer! Glad you liked it
QuinGem rated for Random Act of Kindness Swap on Apr 16, 2012
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Comment: Wonderful bag of goodies. Thanks so much!
Response: You're very welcome
bluerose3 rated for Random Act of Kindness Swap on Apr 16, 2012
5
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Comment: You did a nice job on the box. Thank you.
Response: You're very welcome

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
4.8462 40 4 4
Completed Fives Threes Ones
38 50 0 2
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
3 10 25 0
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Comments

ladydy5 on Sep 8, 2012:

Have you stopped sending to your swappers? Can we help? You are very late with your two sdaps listed.

theirmimi on Jul 15, 2012:

I am sorry to hear about your break up with your husband. If there is anything I can do for you, please let me know. I hope everything works out for you. :)

JemStone on Jul 14, 2012:

Thank you so much for all the wonderful ribbons and postcards for the Swap Sister June Wishlist!

Barbi on Jul 7, 2012:

Thank you so much for sending me a BD card last month. It was a rough month, so I'm sorry it took me this long to send a thank you. But I just wanted to let you know it meant a lot.

darkvixen620 on Jun 21, 2012:

Thank you so much for the wonderful birthday card and stickers :) from Cards, Cards and more cards!

sewingturtle on Jun 19, 2012:

Thank you for the wonderful package that you sent me as an angel on the Thrift Shop Swap. It was just wonderful!!!!

HeidiJean on Jun 15, 2012:

So happy to see that you finally have the required 35 swaps to join the active swappers group! Off to accept your request, and welcome to our mini community!

BennysMumma on Jun 14, 2012:

I'm sorry I'm late, but I hope you had a wonderful birthday! :)

ideawriter on Jun 12, 2012:

Sending you lots of Birthday wishes, sorry I didnt have time to mail a card out but I hope you have a wonderful day!!!

Johndeeregurl44 on Jun 3, 2012:

Thank you for the Take 10 Tag in the It is about the tags group. I really liked the note cards and postcards.

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