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Date Joined: January 31, 2012
Last Online: May 25, 2017
Birthday: July 7
Country: United States
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In the very near future I may have to quit, or at least cut WAY back, on swapping. Our truck is in need of a new transmission. We're not sure if we can replace it or just need a new car. Either way it'll take money we don't have. So, cable will be going away and I'll have to stop sending swaps that take more than a stamp. :( I hate to do it, but we need the money. We won't lose internet, just will hopefully find something cheaper than Spectrum. And there might be a job in my near future.




I would like to do private swaps for stickers, postcards, ATCs, note cards, washi tape samples, Pinterest boards, Pocket Letters (both 3 and 9 pockets), flip books, etc. If you would like to swap with me, please PM me! Right now I can't send anything internationally! I just don't have the money for postage!

I am a mom of two. My daughter has moved out on her own and is getting married in September! My son is a freshman this year. He is no longer in Boy Scouts because we were essentially kicked out of his troop because we wanted it run the correct way and they were unwilling to change. 2/24/16- My son achieved his First Class Rank tonight! He had to pass his swim test and after months he has finally done it! WE ARE SO PROUD OF HIM!

We have a Pomeranian named T.Bear. Our mini dachshund named Smalls passed away on September 14, 2014 in my arms. We have two new mini dachshunds; a black and tan boy named Brody and his half-sister, a red female named Belle. They are a little over a year old.

T.Bear or just Bear






My husband and I have been together for 20 years and married for 18. We got married on July 4, 1998. On July 2, 2011 we renewed our vows at a special ceremony with family and friends.

Favorite Music

My favorite music is country. I like Chris Cagle, Toby Keith, Keith Anderson, Trace Adkins, Big & Rich, Montgomery Gentry, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntyre, Brantley Gilbert, Jason Aldean.

I also like Pink, Elton John, Queen, Adele, old 60's and 70's rock and 80's pop. I like a few pop songs; Katy Perry, Lady GaGa... Olly Murs has become a new favorite.

I do not like rap, metal, or even a lot of modern rock/pop.

Favorite Books

I am into sci-fi/fantasy books. My favorite authors are Anne McCaffrey, Katherine Kurtz, Tamora Pierce, and Mercedes Lackey.

I also like historical romances. My favorite authors are Jude Devereaux and Catherine Coulter. If it's old west, pirates, old English, etc. I like it.

I am slowly branching out into paranormal romances and like mainly wolf/cat themes along with some vampires.

I have a Kindle Fire. I would love some recommendations for free books that I can get for it. I love to read and the Kindle makes it so easy to do it anywhere!

Favorite Movies

My most favorite movies of all time are-

Dirty Dancing (#1)


10 Things I Hate About You (#2)


A Knight's Tale (#3)


The Princess Bride (#4)


The Goonies (#5).


I like romantic comedies, comedies, chic flicks; Made of Honor, Maid in Manhattan, The Wedding Planner, The Back Up Plan, Failure to Launch, The Wedding Date, Hope Floats, Two Weeks Notice, etc. I also like some sci-fi/fantasy movies; Labyrinth, Legend, Serenity, Mists of Avalon, Highlanders, etc. I do not like horror or scary movies at all.

Favorite Television

I love to watch Bones (love David Boreanez!), Castle (love Nathan Fillion!), Law & Order:SVU, CSI:New York, CSI, Criminal Minds, The Big Bang Theory, Elementary, Body of Proof, Once Upon A Time, Glee, Firefly, Farscape, Moonlight, 21 Jumpstreet, Young Riders, seaQuest, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Copper, Ripper Street, Scorpion, and Angel.

THANK GOODNESS FOR NETFLIX! We recently upgraded our cable, but there's still nothing on to watch! Lol! My daughter talked us into getting Netflix and we're all loving it!

Favorite Crafts

I like to do plastic canvas crafts and scrapbooking. I would love some new, easy plastic canvas patterns. I try to be crafty, but I can't draw really and don't really try. :)

I am fairly new to scrapbooking and I have put together the beginnings of a few books. I am working on a book for my daughter's Girl Scout career (which she's been in for 10 years in June 2012) and one for my son's Cub Scout career. I am going to be working on a book for my nephew's mother for her birthday in July.

Update: Mother's Day 2013. I gave my mother the scrapbook I made her and she loved it! I made each section about one of her kids and their family and did sort of a family tree page with a family picture, birthdays of each person, and when that child got married. Then the "chapter" was pictures of the grandkids from that particular family. The last chapter was pictures with one or more families represented. She loves it and looks at it frequently.

I am a hoarder of scrapbook supplies and love all the different papers and embellishments. If I see something I like, I tend to buy it just because, not because I am working on a project at the moment. :)

I am also slowly branching out into ATCs. They prove quite the challenge for me, but I think I am slightly improving with each one I do.

I have finally purchased a SMASHbook and have started it thanks to the Glimpse Into My Life... swap series. That swap series gave me the kick in the pants I needed to start working on the book.

I think Pocket Letters have become my new favorite thing! I really enjoy making them, deciding on a theme, collecting the tuck-ins, well, everything! If you would like to do a private Pocket Letter swap, please let me know!

I would also like to get more into flip books, art/junk journals, and trying new papercrafts. I watch a lot of youtube for ideas.

Other Things To Know About Me

I collect bears, angels, dragons, Eeyore, My Little Pony (G1, G3, and G3.5 ONLY!), Santas (thanks to my grandmother to whom I was very close) and penguins.

I like silver jewelry (rings size 10.5, bracelets, earrings (for sensitive ears)), earrings that are cute (holiday, Eeyore, penguins, cutesy things, etc.)

My favorite holidays are Christmas, Valentine's Day, and Halloween. I love to decorate for the holidays and put up decorations on the first of the month and leave it up for the whole month.

I love chocolate. Especially the combos of chocolate/orange, chocolate/raspberry, and chocolate/mint. Dark chocolate is the best thing ever! One of my favorites is Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (regular or dark). I also love the flavor watermelon, plain, peanut, dark chocolate M&Ms, Peanut Butter Twix, mint Three Musketeers, Sixlets, Red Vines, Whoppers... I could go on for days. :)

I love to drink hot chocolate. I don't drink coffee (but I love the smell of it) or tea at all. I love cheesecake, just about any kind.

My favorite colors are blues, purples, darker shades of green. I do not like PINK or RED (unless it's for Valentine's Day), ORANGE, YELLOW, BROWN.


These are things that I would not like to receive at all, not even to just pass on. Thanks!

  • tea (not a tea drinker at all)
  • black licorice
  • sour candies
  • anything with an excess of red, orange, yellow, pink, pastels, neons (unless I sign up for a swap that is specific to these colors which I highly doubt I will do...)
  • anything overly gory or gross (I prefer the fun and cutesy side of Halloween)

My Geeky Side

I like/love the following geeky kinda stuff-

  • Firefly/Serenity
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Labyrinth
  • The Princess Bride
  • Angel
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • The Goonies
  • My Little Pony (G1s, G3s, and G3.5s)
  • Farscape
  • A Knight's Tale
  • ElfQuest
  • Disney (Brave, Toy Story, Monsters Inc., Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Robin Hood, UP, Snow White, Mulan, Tangled, Lilo and Stitch, Winnie-The-Pooh (esp. EEYORE!), The Lion King, Finding Nemo, Lady and the Tramp, Bambi)

My Family

My husband's name is Loren and we will have been married for 19 years on July 4, 2017. My husband enjoys fishing, woodworking, and, most recently, knife making. He likes caramel, cashews, strawberry Charleston Chews, Bottlecaps.

My daughter's name is Ashley and she's 19. She's engaged. They are getting married September 9, 2017.

My son's name is Kyle and he's 15. He's a freshman this year. He's struggling a bit in school so we're working with his teachers and counselor to get him back on track. He's into hanging out with his friends, playing his X-Box 360, Magic the Gathering, reading, and playing his violin.

My Wishlist

Here is a wishlist of things that I would like to get. Please from a smoke-free environment. Pets are fine since I have 3 of my own, just nothing smelling of urine or anything like that. Makes me kinda gag. Lol

  • washi tape (rolls or samples, esp. anything holiday related or pertaining to anything on my profile)
  • button fairies in blues, greens, or purples
  • Pocket Letters (both 3 and 9 pockets) of any theme on my profile
  • flip books of any theme on my profile
  • Eeyore stuff
  • dragon stuff
  • ATCs of just about anything (Disney (esp. Eeyore, Merida, and Belle), sunflowers, dragons, bears, angels, penguins etc.), anything mentioned on here
  • dark chocolate (mine keeps disappearing... darn kids :))
  • cute earrings (hypoallergenic or for sensitive ears. Prefer silver)
  • colored gel pens
  • penguin stuff
  • bear stuff
  • angel stuff
  • My Little Pony (G1, G3, and G3.5 ONLY) stuff (ask for a list if interested in sending me something MLP related)- MEDLEY IS MY FAVORITE! m
  • easy plastic canvas patterns (ESP. ANYTHING NERDY RELATED)
  • address labels with Lilo and Stitch, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, Merida, Alice In Wonderland (Alice ONLY!), Bambi, Mulan, Belle, dragons, angels, penguins, My Little Pony (see above), Eeyore, bears, sunflowers, purple irises
  • Christmas ornaments (Santas, angels, bears, penguins, Eeyore, birthstone (July-ruby)), any time of year!
  • clear stamps (my block sizes are 1"x2", 1"x5", 2"x3" 3"x4", 2"x7", 2"x2")
  • ink pads (NOT black, green, turquoise, purple, blue- other colors would be awesome though!)
  • punches of any sort/size (have a 1" circle, rounded corner, sunflower, assorted small ones)
  • stickers (any theme on my profile- please no teacher reward or religious ones though. I have no use for them!)
  • strawberry flavored chapstick (Chap Stick brand only! All others tend to make me break out around my mouth)


  • vintage images
  • I've come to realize that I kinda like Steampunk stuff so anything Steampunk would be great
  • slouchy beanies in blues, dark greens, black, greys, purple/dark purple- similar to this one


  • Mini Tsum Tsums- I have the following- Belle, the Beast, Ariel, Dumbo, Stitch, Eeyore, Rabbit, Winnie The Pooh, Rapunzel PLEASE DO NOT SEND MARVEL, FROZEN, OR STAR WARS. I DETEST THEM VERY MUCH!


I especially like non-touristy, Disney, horses, sunflowers or irises, book/reading related, handmade, penguins, nature.

I am trying to collect a postcard from every state. So far I have the following-

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Connecticut
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin

I'd also enjoy postcards from your city. So far, I have the following-

  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Richmond, Virginia
  • Pendleton, South Carolina
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Corvalis, Oregon
  • Eugene, Oregon

Foreign postcards so far-

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Stadt Ettenheim, Germany
  • Jerusalem, Israel
  • Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Paihia, New Zealand
  • Melboune, Australia
  • Australia


Comment: I love the pictures you posted for me, thank you!!
JHope rated for APDG- Be A Disney Princess!- MULAN on May 22, 2017
Comment: Thanks. I like that you used a variety of different pictures :)
RooBaRoo rated for APDG- Be A Disney Princess!- MULAN on May 21, 2017
Comment: Fun swap! Thanks for the images :)
Comment: Thank you for decorated my profile! Iยดd love the pics!
Comment: Thanks for the cuteness on my profile! I love pandas!
LunaUA rated for Easy Postcard Swap US #11 on May 17, 2017
Comment: Thank you!
Comment: Thank you for the pictures!
wm rated for Be A Disney Princess!- MULAN on May 17, 2017
Comment: Mulan is somehow special. Thank you for organizing this swap.
Jenicat rated for junk journal supplies - green on May 16, 2017
Comment: Thank you! I loved opening the envelope and seeing all of the green goodies. It's one of my favorite colors! ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š
Response: You're welcome! I'm so glad you like what I sent. Green is one of my favorite colors! Thanks for the rating and heart!
Peaches12 rated for Create a Christmas Envelope on May 16, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the extra envie!
Response: You're welcome! Thank you for the rating and heart!
Comment: Very pretty, Heather! I love the papers you used...thank you!
Response: You're welcome! I'm so glad you liked them. I wanted to keep them for myself. Lol. I'll have to make more when I have the time.
astrodogg rated for Create a Christmas Envelope on May 13, 2017
Comment: Thank you! They are awesome!
Comment: Messy is GOOD especially when its a masterboard piece! Great stuff and extras-thanks so much for sharing! They will be fun to create on top of them!
Response: You're welcome! I had Mod Podge EVERYWHERE doing this project. Luckily I keep baby wipes nearby when I'm working. I'm so glad you like everything! I was so mad at myself when I cut it wrong. I was looking forward to using some for future ATCs. Thanks for the rating and heart!
flowerchild rated for WOW: Washi Postcard on May 9, 2017
Comment: LOVE the orange with birds and feathers washi!!! If you have any wedding ??? drop me a line, I spent many, many years dealing with weddings from tiny to over the top.
Response: I'm so glad you like the PC. I was kind of going for a Springy type theme with flowers and birds. I just might PM about wedding stuff soon!
MCGalaxy rated for Be A Disney Girl!- DAISY DUCK on May 9, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the pins
Comment: Awesome pics i still have not seen the movie, its on my list of movies to watch. Thank you for the decos
Response: You're welcome! You definitely need to watch it! It's a great movie about family and pride and girl-power! Thanks for the rating and heart!
Comment: Thank you for the great selection of samples.
thequilterslink rated for Altered Journal! on May 5, 2017
Comment: thank you so much for the fun journal!
Response: You're welcome! I'm so glad you like it! Thanks for the rating and heart!
Comment: I LOVE the teatime card! It's beautiful! Thanks!
Response: I'm so glad you like it! I can't draw stick people to save my life so I watched about half a dozen youtube videos on how to draw a teapot and used up about half a dozen pieces of paper trying to do a halfway decent drawing. Thanks for the rating and heart!

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sperkows on May 23, 2017:

Be A Disney Villainess!- THE QUEEN OF HEARTS

queen of hearts

queen of hearts

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queen of hearts

Thanks for being patient with me, and for this fun swap!

Lonestarchild on May 22, 2017:

Thanks for the great stickers for the AATW May!

kaypendragon on May 22, 2017:

Thanks for the address labels! They're delightful!

JHope on May 22, 2017:

APDG- Be A Disney Princess!- MULAN

Disney's Mulan beautifully re-imagined by some talented artists~

Sahnetoffee on May 21, 2017:

APDG- Be A Disney Princess!- MULAN

Enjoy the pics! Best wishes and happy swapping! ;-)

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on May 19, 2017:

EF~DisneyNature Movie Series #1 - Pandas Mail Deadline: May 31, 2017

Hello, I hope you enjoy the pics I chose for this swap have a great weekend

Oh Dear, pandas are so adorable!!

Johndeeregurl44 on May 17, 2017:

APDG- Be A Disney Princess!- MULAN

wm on May 17, 2017:

Be a Disney Princess: Mulan

wm on May 17, 2017:

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RooBaRoo on May 16, 2017:


Here is your profile deco for ADPG MULAN swap!

Somehow, I found more of the girly-pretty Mulan images (maybe in this size!) But to me, Mulan is more characterized by her valour, grit, & the decision she made.

Happy swapping!

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