Swap-bot Time: March 18, 2018 12:46 am


Date Joined: December 6, 2014
Last Online: March 17, 2018
Birthday: April 1, 1960
Country: United States
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About Me

Updated 2/27/18

I am a founder in the following groups. If you are interested in any of these groups, please send a request to join. Thank you!

Inches, Betwinchies & Twinchies Lovers

This group is for those of you who are interested in "tiny" pieces of art which include inchies (1" x 1"), betwinchies (1.5" x 1.5") and twinchies (2" x 2").

Pennsylvania Swappers

This group is for those of you who live in PA, DE, MD, NJ, NY, OH and WV. We have a variety of swaps in this group.

Swaps in the U.S.A

This group is for book lovers, and pen pals who love to write and read books. We will have book swaps, and letter swaps, craft swaps, and anything swaps.

Email friends

This group is for email and profile, deco swaps, making new friends, talking about books, recipes, just about anything.

Proverbs Women

This is a private group for Christian Women to swap, talk, and share what we learn from the bible. This group is for sharing recipes, bible verses, anything your Christian heart desires.

Butterfly lovers

This group is for those of you who love the beauty and grace of butterflies. We have all sorts of swaps in this group including electronic ones.

Cold Hands Warm Hearts

This group is for finding new friendships with common interests. We have a variety of swaps in this group.

Christian Swappers Group

This group is for those that enjoy Christian-themed swaps and are not ashamed to say that Jesus is Lord! We have all sorts of Christian-related threads in this group as well.

Favorite Music

I enjoy:

  • Christian
  • gospel
  • soft rock
  • adult contemporary
  • country

My favorite artists are:

  • Cher
  • Christina Aguilera
  • Selena
  • Madonna

My favorite song is Christmas Shoes.

I used to play the piano, guitar and violin.

Favorite Books

I enjoy:

  • true life
  • medical mysteries
  • romance

My favorite authors include:

  • Robin Cook
  • Danielle Steel
  • Sidney Sheldon

Favorite Movies

Some of my favorite movies are:

  • Waitress
  • Christmas with the Kranks
  • Christmas Shoes
  • No Reservations
  • Clara's Heart
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Titanic
  • Dirty Dancing
  • Coyote Ugly
  • Julia & Julie
  • Selena
  • 50 First Dates
  • Simply Irresistible
  • Burlesque
  • Under the Tuscan Sun
  • Pretty Woman
  • The Holiday
  • Showgirls
  • Last Holiday
  • Pretty in Pink
  • The War Room
  • God's Not Dead
  • God's Not Dead2
  • Miracles From Heaven
  • The Fault In My Stars
  • Yours, Mine and Ours (the original) ***Too many more to list.

My favorite movie (since I was a child) is The Wizard of Oz and it still is.

My favorite actors include:

  • John Travolta
  • Adam Sandler

My favorite actresses include:

  • Julia Roberts
  • Cher
  • Jennifer Lopez

I don't go to the movie theatre anymore. I enjoy movies at home through On Demand and regular cable. I can record 5 shows at a time on my Xfinity box. I also have Netflix, so I'm not missing much.

Favorite Television

I miss Derek! Do you?

I enjoy:

  • Lifetime Movie Channel
  • Hallmark Movie Channel
  • Lifetime Channel
  • Food Network Channel
  • Rachael Ray Show
  • Iron Chef America
  • Food Network Star
  • Dancing With The Stars
  • American Idol (final season is over, I will miss it), I just heard that it's returning this season. Woo hoo!
  • The Bachelorette
  • The Bachelor
  • Bachelor in Paradise
  • The Little Couple
  • America's Got Talent
  • Kate Plus 8
  • Married At First Sight
  • Family Matters
  • The Lucy Show
  • I Love Lucy
  • Family Matters
  • The Cosby Show
  • All In The Family
  • Roseanne
  • Survivor
  • Naked and Afraid
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • Top Chef
  • Many true life medical shows as well as drama type medical shows

My favorite TV show (since I was a child) is I Love Lucy and it still is.

I'm so excited that 7th Heaven came back on the air on May 12, 2015 (the day after Mother's Day)!

Favorite Crafts

I enjoy:

  • Crocheting
  • Knitting
  • Embroidery (stamped only, no counted types)
  • Needlepoint
  • Plastic canvas needlepoint
  • Making ATCs, inchies, twinchies and betwinchies
  • Making homemade greeting cards
  • Coloring designs
  • Journaling
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Zentangling

I enjoy making crocheted granny squares, different types of crocheted motifs that are used to make afghans.

I have made different types of crocheted items including coffee cup cozies, coasters, pot holders, dog sweaters, scarves and bags.

I learned to knit (in 2015) and can now make coasters. I have learned both the knit and purl stitch so I am able to learn the different stitches that are knitted.

I especially love needlepoint and have made a few items after I recently returned to it.

I have been using plastic canvas to make bookmarks, both regular and cross.

I have also started to learn how to make ATCs (artist trading cards) as well as other size cards.

I recently started making homemade cards.

I have been learning to draw.

I have been learning Zentangling.

I have swapped six journals.

Favorite Colors

My favorite colors are pink and purple.

Favorite Holidays

My favorite holidays are Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter.

I especially enjoy the summer holidays when we barbeque at home.

Likes/Wish Lists


  • Angels (I collect them)
  • stationary
  • stickers
  • postcards (prefer blank in an envelope, can be either store-bought or homemade)
  • bookmarks (especially Precious Moments)
  • season is spring
  • cats
  • dogs
  • owls
  • Hello Kitty
  • Diddl
  • Peanuts (Snoopy)
  • Disney
  • Tinkerbell
  • Care Bears
  • flowers
  • butterflies
  • anything seasonal (and holidays)
  • Scooby Doo
  • fairies
  • Happy Faces
  • teddy bears
  • penguins
  • cute things

Wish List:

  • washi tape and any other kind of tape as well
  • ribbon and lace
  • embellishments
  • assorted papers and card stock for journaling and making ATCs, various sizes, white and colors
  • stickers (need badly)
  • rubber stamps and stamp pads
  • notecards w/envelopes
  • address labels
  • colored pencils (regular, watercolor and metallic), colored markers (Sharpies) and colored pens
  • yarn
  • used stamps (out of country preferred), I use for crafts
  • stationary
  • colored envelopes and envelopes, various sizes, especially 6 x 9
  • healthy snacks, such as granola bars
  • gum drops, candy and any chocolate especially Reese's peanut butter cups
  • paint and paint brushes
  • swap cards
  • plastic covers for ATCs (need badly)
  • ATCs for my collection (can be made by you or someone else), if you have ATCs that don't fit your collection, I would be happy to take them off of your hands
  • a nice journal and an art journal
  • a sketchbook
  • glue sticks, Elmer's glue, craft glue
  • ATC supplies
  • Steampunk supplies (keys, clocks, gears, etc.)
  • Watercolor paper
  • Zentangle supplies
  • Card making supplies
  • Used greeting cards and notecards for crafts
  • List pads
  • Note pads
  • Post-its (especially large size)
  • Pen pal supplies
  • used notecards and greeting cards (any type for crafting
  • Tea bags (I love peach tea)
  • I love happy mail!
  • Coloring postcards
  • Adult coloring sheets and adult coloring books



  • Nothing gothic, satanic, occult, wiccan.
  • Nothing porn or offensive.


  • Lavender
  • Anything scented, especially perfume.
  • Any spicy foods.

IN REGARD TO SWAPS: If you have a problem with anything that I send you, please contact me before giving me a 3 or a 1. I will be happy to fix the problem and re-send, if necessary. After all, I would give you the same consideration.

If you do not receive a swap in time, please contact me before giving me a 3 or a 1. After all, I would give you the same consideration. I will always resend if necessary.

I want this to be a happy experience for both of us and as drama free as possible.

For electronic swaps: I prefer to receive via swap-bot messaging rather than email. However if you prefer to receive via email I will send that way for you.


@Manifest hasn't rated me for A.I. Notecard size (Happy New Year) which was due on 1/16/16 which I sent out on 1/6/16. She hasn't been online since 6/23/16.

@hangingonahoneymoon hasn't rated me for APDG ~April Showers Bring May Flowers - swap was due on 4/10/16.

@cynlen hasn't rated me for ESG: 30 No Judgment questions, has been online and hasn't read my messages. Swap was due on 7/30/16, I sent on 7/25/16.

@Trader1244 hasn't rated me for the following swaps: APDG ~ Fall and Halloween Foods - due 10/31/16. BL ~ Butterfly Deco October - due 10/22/16. BL ~ DYK Oct. 28th is Plush Animal Lover's Day - she was the host and was due 10/28/16.
She hasn't read my messages. She was in the hospital; however that was back in October. It is now 12/7/16. She was last online 10/29/16 and she is now partially suspended.

@Angenita hasn't rated me for LACL - Let's Make A Homemade Christmas Card. The swap (in which I was the host) was due 11/24/16. I mailed it on 11/18/16. I messaged her and she said that she would check, but she hasn't been online since 12/25/16.

@clothandpaperstudio hasn't rated me for APDG ~ CMAS TREES which was due on 12/3/16 which I sent on 11/27/16. She has been partially suspended and hasn't been online since 12/15/16.


@mommawearsboots never sent me poem-a-day usa which was due on 12/3/15.


SunTradeToo rated for EF ~ Pinterest, Spring Fun on Mar 17, 2018
Comment: Thank you (✿◕‿◕✿)
mariewilliams810 rated for Easter Swap on Mar 17, 2018
Comment: I love all the egg decoration ideas. Thanks!
Comment: Thanks so much for sharing you board I am so excited about Spring YAAAY!!!
Response: Your very welcome! Me too!
Comment: Thank you for the card!
Response: Your welcome!
angelasunshine3 rated for ATP Chocolate on Mar 13, 2018
Comment: Thank you very much :) Your board made me very hungry for chocolate.
Response: Your very welcome! I know exactly what you mean.
Comment: I love corned beef and cabbage...I bought one today. ;o)
Response: Thanks!
Johndeeregurl44 rated for ATP Chocolate on Mar 12, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the swap.
Response: Your welcome!
Wildchild rated for ATP Chocolate on Mar 9, 2018
Response: Thanks!
Comment: Yvonne, thank you as always for your words of wisdom and insight. It's always with great pleasure that I read what you glean from the Bible. Thank you, too for resending it - I'm fighting a lung infection, and in my goofiness I read it, and forgot to rate. Thank you so much for your reminder. Blessings, dina
Response: Your welcome! Thank you so much for your kind words. Hope you feel better soon.
jlink rated for ATP: Spring/Spring Equinox on Mar 6, 2018
Comment: great board thank you
Response: Your welcome! Happy Spring!
tatntole rated for ATP - Heart crafts on Mar 5, 2018
Comment: I have been so sick I forgot to rate. I am so sorry.
Response: No problem. I understand. Thanks!
Lorellie rated for ATP: Spring/Spring Equinox on Mar 2, 2018
Comment: Thank you for your pretty board :)
Response: Your welcome! I'm glad you liked it.
Jjean rated for ATP: Spring/Spring Equinox on Mar 2, 2018
Comment: Thank you for sharing a great board....I'm so ready for Spring..... :)
Response: Your welcome! I'm glad you liked it. Spring will be here before you know it.
Comment: Thank you for the pretty ATC! And the extras!
Response: Your welcome! I'm glad you liked it.
Lorellie rated for ATP: St. Patrick's Day on Feb 24, 2018
Comment: Thank you! Your board had some great ideas. I particularly loved the rainbow wreath.
Response: Your welcome! I'm glad you liked them. Happy St. Patrick's Day!
mariewilliams810 rated for ATP: St. Patrick's Day on Feb 24, 2018
Comment: Thank you for sharing your board with me. My favorite was the lucky charm pancakes. Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Response: Your welcome! Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Jjean rated for ATP: St. Patrick's Day on Feb 24, 2018
Comment: Thank you for sharing. Have to try some of the bread.
Response: Your welcome! Sounds good. Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Comment: Sorry to rate late, I have been ill.
Response: No problem. I understand. Thank you!
Shellyr rated for BL ~ Winter Butterfly Deco Swap #1 on Feb 17, 2018
Comment: Sorry for the late rating. Thanks for the reminder.
Response: No problem. Your welcome and thanks!
Comment: Thank you
Response: Your welcome! Happy Valentine's Day!

Rating Overview

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Artstamper on Mar 17, 2018:

Blessings on St Patrick's day to you too!

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Mar 17, 2018:

Hi Yvonne,

Happy St. Patrick's Day xoxox

Today I get to go Easter shopping, Layla needs a Easter dress and Easter basket, I am going to try this new Korean super market, I need to get some herbs, and check it out, I am excited. Have a great day!!

Lots of love and blessings,


ReadMoreBooks33 on Mar 14, 2018:

Thank you for the b-day card and blank postcards! I love the marimekko one :-)


pynart2 on Mar 8, 2018:

Your also a very Dear friend. Thank you for all your support and friendship, its very special to me.

CurlyTea on Mar 6, 2018:

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Mar 6, 2018:

Hi Yvonne, I cannot post pics anymore, I tried everything, just writing to say hello, I hope your well

Artstamper on Feb 14, 2018:

Hi Yvonne, thanks for the Valentine's greetings. I can't share pictures anytime but it isn't my computer's fault. Wishing you a Wonderful Valentine's day!

CurlyTea on Feb 14, 2018:

pkpeace on Feb 14, 2018:

bluehairedmary on Feb 8, 2018:

Thank so much for the handmade Valentine and art postcard for my AWG February Wishlist! It was very thoughtful!

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