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Date Joined: November 15, 2010
Last Online: August 20, 2017
Birthday: November 28
Country: United States
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Update 25 September 2016:
I know I just confused everyone by changing my last name. Now I'm going to change my address! We just bought a house in Milwaukee! If you send it to my old address, it'll just be forwarded. Cheers! :-)

My name is Meredith, I live in Milwaukee, WI with the love of my life/best friend/husband named Sam. We both work full-time. We love taking walks down to the lake or even just a stroll around the neighborhood. We've been together since May 8, 2007 and we got married June 11, 2016!!

9 February 2017
Wow y'all! I just got 500th 5 rating! Goodness, that's awesome!

WARNING my flickr pics include spoilers!!!

Now to the goodies!

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Why I keep such a high minimum rating for swaps I host.

Sea turtles, sea dragons, tropical fish



size 10 foot/shoe

large hands

no known allergies

size 9 rings

Harry Potter Slytherin crest

I love the colors purple, teal, red, blue

Anything with the combination of light blue, dark blue, and gold

how sweet to be AXiD

Anything off my wishes

Baking baking gif

Mexican Food



Tea (hot preferably, loose or bagged) cup of tea

Packers helmet

Sam image
Sam is the love of my life. If you'd like, you can send something for him, he'd love it!

Hot chocolate

These teams, in this order: Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Badgers, Minnesota Twins, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Wild

He loves fantasy football

nothing too sweet

he doesn't like tea or coffee (hot or cold)

Loves computers

Loves cooking, not so much baking

wears size large plain colored t-shirts

size 10 men's socks/shoes

I LOVE to cook and bake. I prefer my recipes on 4x6 inch index cards (please). I'm still super picky, but I now eat onions and peppers :) but please no:
* mayo/miracle whip

  • mushrooms

  • olives

  • beans

  • cranberries

  • cream cheese

  • sour cream

Crafty Ideas

Paper crafting is still a passion of mine. I am always looking for ways to increase/improve my stash. I really don't scrapbook to much. I am always in need of adhesives and small fun paper crafty like things!

I am really into card-making as of late. I have over 100 wood-mounted rubber stamps (!) as well as a plethora of paper.

This is my collection, minus unmounted stamps and my alphabet collection:

I have a Cuttlebug and would love to swap embossing folders (USA only) and pre-embossed sheets (int'l).

If you're interested in swapping new/gently used, well, anything, shoot me a message and let me know!

Random Acts of Kindness

I love making cards. That being said, I would LOVE to send you or someone you know a little sunshine to brighten your/his/her day.

This is free of charge as a RAK (Random Act of Kindness). I can include a note from you, just a happy thought, or it could be blank. Some ideas include (but are not limited to):


hello/just because



religious or non-religious

Please PM me with the details no sooner than 1 week before you want the card sent.

I love any and all Batik fabric. If you ever have any piece 6"x6" or larger, I'll take it off your hands (or swap for it)! If you don't know what Batik fabric is, just Google it, you'll see what I mean :-)

I am in the process of collecting 6"x6" fabric charms to make a quilt with no theme. I am always looking to de-stash and swap out my fabric, so lemme know what you're looking for!

I just purchased a Husqvarna Viking Opal 670 for my birthday! I'm very excited. I've been using it like crazy, especially right before the holiday season. If you have any tip/tricks/ideas for making awesomeness, let me know!

In then end it will look something like this


Please don't feel like you have to send me something off my wishes, these are just for profile-based swaps.

  • Rolos(?) I have no idea what these are. Could someone help me out?

  • Postage stamps (new/used/international/domestic)

  • Zippers (any size/length/color) multiple zippers

  • New recipes (4x6 inches if possible)

  • Blank 4"x6" recipe cards

  • ATCs

  • Hand-made note-cards

  • Blanks note-cards and envies

  • Pen-pal letters

  • Stationery sets

  • rubber stamps (mounted or unmounted)

  • Chocolate pic of chocolate

  • Purple things

  • Book/magazine pages in foreign languages

  • Socks any and all colors/styles (including toe socks and hand-made) socks

  • Items made with love and care especially for me

  • RicRac

  • Flat, no melt pins

  • Ink pads

  • Calligraphy pens calligraphy pens

I love Edgar Allan Poe!


awesome nieces





no pink and flowers

Not So Favorite Things

₩ items that smell like smoke
₩ junk
₩ Cats.
₩ cutesy/kitschy things, Hello Kitty, stuffies, plushies
₩ pink, brown, orange
₩ popcorn
₩ coconut
₩ toffee
₩ beads of any kind (except already made jewelry)
₩ anything for children
₩ yarn
₩ anything for pets as I do not have any

If you send me something I do not like/cannot use, there is a good chance I will send it to someone else.


I absolutely HATE that I have to include this, but recently I've been flaked on 3 times :-(

@Hannahzombie for Where you live PC-June Angeled by host @lucytoons

@Purpleheart52 for Chefs & Bakers: bookmarks for your cookbook I was the host.


Toby2017 rated for TIAZ: Mystery fabric swap-US Only on Aug 10, 2017
Comment: Beautiful fabrics .. thank you so much!!!!
Comment: Thanks for the great postcard. Weddings are always fun. Happy swapping, Linda
Comment: Thank you for the traveling postcards and the amazing view of Alaska!
Fabriqueen rated for B&W PCs week 25 on Jul 10, 2017
Comment: Thank you so much for the cute postcard! I'm wishing your sister all the best! Hugs, Diane
Mark63 rated for B&W PCs week 26 on Jul 10, 2017
Comment: Thank you for your PC that arrived today.
Miamorswife rated for B&W PCs week 27 on Jul 7, 2017
Comment: glad to hear you had a good time at the bbq
Comment: Thank you
Comment: Thanks for the postcard and congratulations to your sister!
Comment: Thanks
Comment: I gotta agree with you, the "inspirational" quote seems abit odd on its own too! Haha!
DLRodrigues rated for WIYM: Where you're from PC-INT'L on Jun 30, 2017
Comment: Thank you again!!!! Great facts about Milwaukee xx
DLRodrigues rated for WIYM: Washi Card and Envie! on Jun 30, 2017
Comment: I love the card and envelope - thank you!!! The washi samples are awesome too xxx Thanks for a great swap x
emmarald rated for WIYM: Blind Washi Swap on Jun 29, 2017
Comment: Thank you xx
Comment: Oh my! Thank you for the package full of goodies. I love the mug rug and the pine cone fabric in the drawstring bag is gorgeous. I love everything - you gave me a bright start to my week.
anicka22 rated for NH: What Are You Into? (postcards) on Jun 26, 2017
Comment: Thank you very much
Comment: Thanks for such lovely poetry.
Comment: Thank you for the very pretty mug rug! I like the creativity of the sewing notions as some of the letters. The extras are nice, too.
orneryswife rated for WIYM: Blind Washi Swap on Jun 22, 2017
Comment: Thank you. X😀
Comment: Hi Meredith, thanks for the ugly postcard! 😜 Have to agree it's not the prettiest of cards is it 😆 But I'm happy to take it off your hands! 💜
slckad rated for WIYM Postcard Alphabet - O - USA on Jun 15, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the great Oregon postcard! It's beautiful scenery! Interesting about the number of haunted locations there too!! I should put visiting OR on my Bucket List!

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LauraM540 on Aug 11, 2017:

Thank you for the wonderful baggy of stamped images from the t i a z you choose tag!

LauraM540 on Jul 10, 2017:

Thank you for the awesome selection of washi tape from the winter take all!! Love it!!

bjmonroe on Sep 23, 2016:

paperpusher on Sep 19, 2016:

njstauter on Sep 8, 2016:

I just finished the small project and LOVE it. Thank you for such an interesting and challenging MYSTERY FABRIC swap. I would join another one like it.

njstauter on Sep 7, 2016:

Got the fabric scrap and it will be an extreme challenge as both the color and theme on the fabric are not things I normally work with. Hah Thanks and I will get to thinking

lou on Jun 1, 2016:

Best wedding wishes from WIYM group!

thriftymermaid on Dec 5, 2015:

I'm so glad you liked your washi tapes! Thanks for letting me know. That was so nice of you. Merry Christmas!!

cmdunderground on Nov 20, 2015:

Thanks so much for the great fabrics for the QnT October WTA. They're great!

Beckyboo9 on Nov 2, 2015:

Thanks for rating! Your guess was correct. I do not have 2 brothers :)

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