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tentmari

tentmari
Date Joined: August 22, 2018
Last Online: March 19, 2019
Birthday: July 16
Country: United States

About Me

UPDATE: I have recently experienced some major upsets in my life which caused me to get behind on sending out swaps. All late swaps have now been sent out. The two recent "1" ratings have been addressed with the recipients; I hope to have these cleared up soon. If you have not received a swap from me and you feel you should have by now, please PM or email me and I will give you a status report and if necessary will re-send the missing swap.

Thank you everyone for your patience and understanding.

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I'm a mom of a 20-year-old daughter (wow that seems so strange to me still) and a 16-year-old son

I am a Christian but I am NOT judgmental. It is not my place to judge others because I am far from perfect myself. Please don't feel like you can't swap with me if you are not Christian because I enjoy swapping with everyone

I am an avid reader and my favorite genres are mysteries, thrillers, Christian fiction, light romance, YA, and adventure

I live in east Texas but am originally from Dallas (30+ years there)

I love to listen to music and enjoy a wide range of musical styles

I enjoy having "family movie night" and try to fit this in at least twice a month

My favorite place is the beach

I love animals and share my home with five cats, two of which are mine

I'm not much of a tea drinker and due to a medical condition I can only have very limited amounts of caffeine at one time which I prefer to consume in the form of chocolate

I have enjoyed crafting since I was a child and my grandmother taught me to make flowers out of tissues. I also like to make things for gifts, i.e., latch hook rug, decorated candles, handcrafted jewelry, shadowbox with memorabilia, dragon eggs and potion bottles, a tutu, wreaths, etc. I have tried my hand at many mediums over the years but didn't really love anything I did. Recently I started playing around with designing my own postcards and bookmarks, dabbling with watercolor painting, and creating paper collages and I am loving it. I think I may have found my niche in papercrafting. It is still relatively new to me but I am having a blast learning about this medium.

I will continue to update my profile as I think of more things to add/revise about myself

Favorite Things

A few of my favorite things are: *Christmas *Seahorses *Mermaids *Sea stars *Sand dollars *Seashells *Washi tape *Birdhouses *The color aqua (like the ocean in the Caribbean) *Music (the 80s, classic rock, smooth jazz, 90s, country, reggae, blues, Celtic, pop, etc ) *Looking at the stars in the big Texas country sky *Dancing (although my kids tell me I'm no good at it) *Snail mail - I love post cards and handwritten letters *Swimming *Cooking/baking *My great-nephews and great-nieces (they are like my grandkids) *Cupcakes *Baskin-Robbins chocolate chip ice cream *Shopkins *Uncommon small toys (wind-up toys, light-up musical spinning tops, Jacob's Ladder wooden toy, tiny Tinkertoy set, wooden cup and ball toy, etc) *Autumn *Soft, snuggly throws (I could never have too many) *Hot chocolate (in assorted flavors) *A glass of good wine *Fireplaces *Snowflakes * Snowmen/women *Southern-style home cooking *Fun/silly socks *Dragonflys

Favorite Television

Some of my favorite TV programs are: *America's Got Talent *Making It *Take Two *Elementary *The Good Doctor *Dancing with the Stars * God Friended Me * Bull
* NCIS New Orleans

Shows I watch on Netflix: * Hart of Dixie * Death in Paradise * Bones * Royal Pains * The Great British Baking Show * Queer Eye * Magic for Humans *The Paradise

Favorite Movies

Favorite movies include: *Hope Floats *Dirty Dancing *Joyful Noise *Bad Company *El Dorado (John Wayne) *Open Range *Big Hero 6 *The Karate Kid (2010)
* Wayne's World * Night at the Roxbury

Dislikes

Call me old fashioned but I dislike: *Profanity *Facial/body piercings (small nose piercing is okay) *Sagging (pants) *Goth attire/makeup *Hip hop music *Occult and related items *Nudity/X-rated pics and items

DISCLAIMER: This list is not meant to offend anyone. I am not judgmental and I totally believe in self-expression whatever form that may take. These are just my personal feelings and even my own two kids don't totally agree with me about some of these things. I have chosen to share my dislikes (and also my likes) only as a means of helping people learn more about me.

Ratings

Jjean rated for Pinterest....board of your choice on Mar 19, 2019
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Comment: Oh, you named your board with the best name - thank you for sharing and i really enjoyed viewing.
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Comment: Thank you! I think I overdosed cuteness. So many baby animals! I especially liked cats who were feeding their babies, but the best picture was with the cat mother feeding her kittens and 2 adopted squirrels!!! :)
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Comment: Fabulous!!!!
marles rated for Email Questions Swap No. 6 - Cars on Mar 17, 2019
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Comment: Loved your answers!! Thanks!
glitterandlace rated for WIYM: PICTURE FROM YOUR AREA on Mar 14, 2019
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Comment: Thank you! Looks beautiful
Response: You're welcome. It was really gorgeous when I snapped this picture. Now it is covered in yellow dust (pollen) from all the pine trees, Thank you for the rating.
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Response: Thanks so much for the rating and the heart!
laterdayze rated for Postage Stamp Art PC on Mar 14, 2019
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Comment: Thank you! We have those birds here in New England too. :)
Response: Thanks for the rating! I didn't realize those types of birds live up there, too. That's awesome : )
hazelwitch3 rated for TBR: List the list! on Mar 13, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for sharing your list. I hope that things soon become easier for you and your family -- I'll keep you in my thoughts and prayers over the coming weeks.
Response: Thank you for the kind words. Your thoughts and prayers are much appreciated. Things are slowly getting better and returning to a more normal (if there is such a thing) state around here.
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Comment: thank you for being my tour guide. my city is super small too.
Response: Thank you so much for the rating 😊
Lazydaisy0104 rated for Mermaid ATC on Mar 11, 2019
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Comment: Super cute card. Thank you.
Response: Thank you so much for the rating 😊
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Comment: Thank you for your answers!
Response: Thank you so much for the rating 😊
squince rated for KKL: Favorite kitty photo on Mar 11, 2019
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Comment: ADORABLE! Love them!
Response: Thank you! They are my special babies! 💕 Thank you very much for your patience and the rating and heart!!! 😀
rarjones rated for EP - SwapBot ID Cards on Mar 11, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the swap id cards. I really like the turtles a lot:) Thank you for following thru with the swap.
Response: Your welcome. I'm glad you like the turtles; I got the idea from reading your profile. Thanks so much fir re-rating! 😊
MiriamYocheved rated for Tree Postcard on Mar 11, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so much for your beautiful postcard. Made me smile with a sweet feeling. I have the same punch and it was a art work very much my style. Something that I could have done. Actually it was very special to receive it. Thank you so much.
Response: I'm so glad you liked it. I was very pleased with how it turned out and it made me smile, too. Thank you very much for your kind words and the rating and heart! 😊💕
suepier rated for Valentine's Day - International! on Mar 10, 2019
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Comment: Thank you very much. Great card.
Response: Thanks so much for the rating and the heart! 😊
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Comment: I messaged you and didn't get a response. I'll re-rate when I receive this swap. UPDATE: Received your swap today 3/9/19 - thank you for the book review and notecards!
Response: It is on it's way - again Update: You're welcome. I am so glad you received it! Thanks for changing the rating.
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Comment: Thank You
Response: You're welcome. Thanks for the quick rating! 😊
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely card. I hope you enjoy your day today.
Response: You're welcome; glad you liked it. Hope you're having a great day! Thank you for the quick rating and the heart! 😀💕
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely card. I hope you enjoy your weekend. Thank you for joining my swap.
Response: Thanks for the quick rating and the heart! ☺ I'm glad you like the card I chose for you. I really appreciate you letting me be a part of your swap. 😀💕
debbiespoms rated for Home Made Bookmarks on Mar 8, 2019
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Comment: Thank you Myra. I really like them. Nice job done.
Response: Thanks 😀 I'm glad you liked them

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Comments

smadronia on Jan 1, 2019:

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May your 2019 be better than 2018, and your best year yet!

Stephanie

yvonne401 on Dec 16, 2018:

Welcome to Christian Swappers! It's great to have you here!

Blessings,

Yvonne

monsbrick on Dec 14, 2018:

JATWCT: Are you a brussel sprout lover?

Hi Myra,

I LOVE sprouts. I love all sprouts including brussels. I like the taste and I envision all the healthy benefits such as nutrition, fiber, and protein. They have cancer fighting powers like SuperFood Powers! And they are high in calcium and protein.

Marie/monsbrick

BasketWorks15 on Dec 11, 2018:

Are you a sprout lover or hater swap:

I lobe brussell sprouts any time of year. In face I just had some at my first holiday event that was fried in truffle sauce. Amazing.

Merry Christmas! Sunny BasketWorks15

LauRad83 on Dec 10, 2018:

JATWCT: Are You A Sprout Lover Or Hater?

we always have a couple of sprouts on our christmas dinner her in england, However none of us are keen.

The only time i liked spouts what when i was pregnant! I would microwave a bowl full and eat them with salt whilst watching tv LOL

Fifthcorner on Dec 4, 2018:

Welcome! It was a joy to read your profile. And especially wonderful to see another Christian on here! I also have a 20 year old, but a boy, and he's still my "baby." I look forward to future swaps with you. I hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas. God bless!

jeiknee on Dec 1, 2018:

Newbie Friendly - Profile Hello #22

Hello there! I am happy that you find watercolor painting to be a medium that you are currently enjoying c: I bought some watercolor blank postcards and also watercolor pencils, but I am not sure how to use these watercolor pencils! Are there any recommendations or online websites that you used to learn how to watercolor from? I would d love to learn more about this medium and the best watercolor brands to invest in as well. Wishing you and your family a wonderful last month of the year c:

KatrinaKatrina on Nov 30, 2018:

Newbie Friendly - Profile Hello #14 Hi hello :) I've been out of town for a bit and still on route back out lol. 1000% epic yeses to Elementary! Although I'm so caught up in work I haven't got a lick of the show in this year :(. My sister lives in El Paso and the rest of family is in Houston! So I'm sure from time to time we are in the same state, haha. Katrina

Mishi on Nov 30, 2018:

Newbie Friendly - Profile Hello #22

AuTiger on Nov 30, 2018:

Hello! Love reading your profile and seeing the similarities we have. I have a 30 year old daughter...hard to believe. I love Hope Floats and Christmas is a big deal in our house. I have spent the week cleaning and getting decorations down and out. In the south we decorate inside and out. My daughter just bought her first house and we got her lights out and mail box decorated...yep we do that in our area. Hope your season is the brightest one yet! Kids grow up, however ever age is great at Christmas time! Bye!

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