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drgngirl

drgngirl
Date Joined: January 31, 2012
Last Online: December 14, 2017
Birthday: July 7
Country: United States
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About Me

UPDATE-12'12'17- The job is going well... maybe too well. I have been working a lot of hours, different shifts, sometimes 12 hours (normal shift is 8!), and I'm exhausted! I can't get enough sleep to catch up on what I've missed so far. I like the job for the most part, but since my hours are all over the place for the rest of December, I'm going to sign up for swaps that I know I can do easily. Once things level off I might join bigger swaps again!

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NOTE OF WORTH: COMMUNICATE WITH ME IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM! 'nuff said....

PLEASE SEND ALL EMAIL (unless it involves attachments) AND PINTEREST SWAPS TO ME VIA PM HERE. MY EMAIL LIKES TO PUT THINGS IN THE TRASH BIN WITHOUT ME LOOKING AT THEM AND THEN DELETE THEM IF I DON'T LOOK AT THEM WITHIN A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME. Thanks for understanding!

ON HOLD AT THE MOMENT-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

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Belle

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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)

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10 Things I Hate About You (#2)

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A Knight's Tale (#3)

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The Princess Bride (#4)

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The Goonies (#5).

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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.

DISLIKES

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)
  • anything SPIDER, LIZARD, SNAKE, INSECT
  • 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)

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  • 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

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  • 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!

POSTCARDS

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
  • Cozumel, Mexico

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Comment: Very pretty Christmas labels. Thank you xx
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Comment: I loved your card. thank you. Merry Christmas.
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Comment: Thank you for sharing.
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Comment: Thank you Heather for the wonderful envelope of awesome stuff. Can't wait to put it all in my journal. Thank you, darla
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely card. I hope your decorating was enjoyable. :)
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Comment: WOW lots of pins I loved!!!!
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Comment: Wow Love your boards...I used to have a nice collection of Santa's & how fun to look over the Jim Shore & other Santa's....loved all you boards..thank you for sharing....... Merry Christmas.
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Comment: I loved your card and the extras are very nice, thank you
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Comment: Thanks for sharing your boards. I found few great DIY ideas. Merry Christmas!
Kskollections rated for Vintage Santa ATC on Dec 11, 2017
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Comment: Love it! Way too cute!
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Comment: Thanks for the holiday card!
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Comment: Holiday greetings from Illinois, Thank you for the neat card and tags Merry Christmas & Happy Swapping too!🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲
margaeli rated for CHRISTMAS GREETING CARD SWAP - USA on Dec 8, 2017
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Comment: Heather, thanks for sharing such a great Christmas memory. We always slept in our beds when I was a kid because mom was usually putting the bikes together on Christmas Eve. Happy holidays and happy swapping.
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Comment: Thanks for all of the gifts; I’m so excited to open these on Christmas! Happy holidays!
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Comment: Thank you for sharing. I enjoy watching your board.
Rosekoala02 rated for Christmas Tree ATC on Dec 2, 2017
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Comment: omg.. i love that atc you made! i'm add to my collect book! <3
vickysounio rated for Pinterest - Vintage Christmas on Dec 1, 2017
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Comment: I love your board and i will definitely repin many of them :) Thanks for sharing. Have a wonderful weekend.
arembanas rated for Pinterest: My favorite flower on Dec 1, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so much for the card! The puppy on the front looks just like my two dogs when they were puppies.
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Comment: Thank you for the card and the sweet extras. Merry Christmas!

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Comments

Fenix825 on Nov 25, 2017:

Forgive my extreme tardiness for my thanks, but I did receive a great October wish from the AATW October wishlist. Thank you SO very much for thinking of me!

susieq11 on Oct 31, 2017:

For AATW October!!! Oops! : D

susieq11 on Oct 31, 2017:

Thank you soooo much for the Snoopy card, post-it's and stickers!!!! I love it!!!!! XOXO

sherba31 on Oct 30, 2017:

Thank you for the coloring stickers and washi for AATW October. Hope you enjoy your Halloween. =)

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Sep 18, 2017:

Hello

I hope you like the images I chose for you Have a great week

EF Toy Story Lil Bo Peep Mail Deadline: Sep 20, 2017

I love Bo Peep

SunTradeToo on Sep 13, 2017:

✭ Jessie is everyone’s cowgirl! ✭ I hope you enjoy these gif I picked for you! For EF Jessie! 🐎

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Sep 13, 2017:

Sorry hit sent too soon

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Sep 13, 2017:

Hello, I hope your day is well so far? It's Wednesday just 2 more days to go until the weekend,

EF Toy Story Jessie Mail Deadline: Sep 16, 2017

tatntole on Sep 13, 2017:

EF Profile comment Buzz Lightyear- Sorry to post late, I have been, and still am, ill.

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Sep 8, 2017:

EF Woody Mail Deadline: Sep 12, 2017

Hello, I hope you like the images I chose for you Have a great weekend. I have lots to do!!

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