Swap-bot Time: May 27, 2023 5:37 pm


Date Joined: September 1, 2015
Last Online: September 29, 2022
Birthday: August 23
Country: United States
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About Me


I am Julia - a twin mom, accountant, quilter, crafter, blogger, traveler, reader, cookbook collector, and nap-sneaker.

I have a blog called Mini Van Dreams. The link is above it you want to check it out!

I am a jeans and t-shirt, Jack and Cherry Coke kind of girl. I have been described as impetuous, sassy and a trooper. I try to laugh my way through life!

Favorite Books

  • Into the Wilderness (series) by Sara Dontai

  • The Belial series by R.D. Brady

  • The Bellingwood series by Diane Greenwood Muir

  • The Low Country series by Susan M. Boyer

  • The Lucky series by Deborah Coonts

  • Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Check out my Goodreads profile above!

Favorite Movies

I have so many, but my top 5 are:

  • Lost in Translation

  • Back to the Future (1st and 3rd)

  • Captain Marvel

  • Grease

  • Catch and Release

Favorite Television

  • Phineas and Ferb

  • Spongebob

  • My Lottery Dream Home

  • Unwrapped

  • Virgin River

  • Fear thy Neighbor

  • Cheap Old Houses

  • Heartland

  • Fixer to Fabulous

  • Hometown

  • Carnival Eats

Favorite Crafts

  • Quilting

  • Zentangling

  • ATCs

  • Miniatures (dollhouses, scenes, etc.)

Swap Notes

I mail my items at work. I mark them as soon as I put them in the mail drop. The mail is picked up once a day, so depending on what time I drop them, they might not go out until the next day. If you do not receive your items in a timely manner, PLEASE CONTACT ME and I will resend them!

Swap Likes/Dislikes


  • Penguins, Frogs, Lighthouses

  • Local postcards from your area

  • Rubber stamped sentiments/quotes/pictures (on card stock, please)

  • Brochures or menus from local places

  • Anything car or racing related (advertisements, postcards, etc)

  • Stationery, especially San-X and Sanrio (Rilakkuma Panda is my favorite!)

  • ATCs

  • Recipes and recipe cards

  • Harry Potter anything

  • Marvel or D.C. Comics (My favorites are Captain Marvel, Iron Man, and Batman)

DISLIKES: - Tea, racist/hate related items

ATC THEMES: I am not too picky - I love them all! All I ask is that you don't sticker slap... I hate that!

POSTCARDS: Don't know what to write on your PC to me? Share a random fact you know or tell me something interesting about where you live! You can even share a secret! I will never tell - pinky swear!

Swap Ideas ABCs

A – apples, Amish, America, Americana, August, aquamarine, antiques, ATCs, ATC supplies

B – beach, band, books, Batman, boats, blue

C – cars, covered bridges, cats, camping, Captain Marvel, country roads

D – dogs, daisies, daffodils, donuts, doodles, dirt racing

E – Egypt, Easter, elephants

F – frogs, fields, farms, fabric, 50's housewives

G – giraffes, goats, gardens, Georgia, gulf

H – huskies, Halloween, hearts, herons, home

I – inappropriate, ice cream, igloos, iguana, icicles, Iron Man

J – Jack Daniels, Japan, jokes, jelly beans

K – Kangaroo, koala, keys, Kawaii

L – lighthouses, lambs, letters, leaves, LEGO bricks

M – mountains, monkeys, mermaids, music, March, marching band

N – night, numbers, notes, Northern Lights, Nick Fury

O – owls, orange, Oreos, ocean

P – penguins, pink, panda, peaches, pine cones, pond, peacock

Q – quilts, quotes

R – retro, Route 66, random facts, road trips, rain

S – sarcastic, sailboat, sapphire, steampunk, surprises, states, stickers

T – turtles, tourist postcards, traveling

U – umbrellas, unicorns

V – vacations, Valentine’s Day, violin, Victorian

W – winding roads, windmills

X –

Y – yarn, yucca

Z – zebras, zoo, zentangles


suepier rated for PH: I Love This PC on Sep 3, 2022
Comment: Thank you for sharing this postcard that holds such a wonderful memory for you. I can see that this is a truly special place for you.
Comment: ow that was a bad thing to break. A friend of mine was on an Amtrack train with her laptop and left it on the seat and when she came back someone had sat on it ....yep and ruined it.... I hope your was under warranty. thank you for the resend too. love the tree pic too. 8/20
Comment: I love your card and telling me about your relationship with cars. Thank you.
Comment: I love the lighthouse PC that you sent. Thank you. I loved your picnic foods you listed! It made me hungry too, especially the banana pudding!
luv2kraft rated for VS: Vintage Christmas ATC Santa on Mar 15, 2022
Comment: Thank you for a great ATC.
Shuttlebug rated for OATC: Winter Sport/Activity on Mar 10, 2022
Comment: Thanks so much for the resend! I love the ATC and all the extras (especially Pusheen).
Comment: Thanks for the Hermione card!
Comment: Thank you for the adorable snow themed ATC! It is quite lovely.
simcoe54 rated for WIYM: lighthouse postcard swap on Feb 5, 2022
Comment: Love the lighthouse - thanks
Comment: Thank you, I love this postcard. I want to join you all for dinner, please!
Comment: Wonderful. I really like the title and how you put the randomness together. I think I'm going to need to host another one of these swaps. Your zine definitely brightened my day JG. :)
Comment: Thank you for the pc and lolz, school delays stink for everyone. Glad we are past those days:) Hope spring is right around the corner for all of us!!
9O96O rated for AAA: Sender's Choice #325687 on Jan 26, 2022
Comment: Beautiful! I love the deep blues and purples. You have an eye for colour and layout. P.S. I also like the rural envelope and matching notecard.
sunshinesuperman rated for EASU: Free Theme ATC Coin on Jan 25, 2022
Comment: I think I got the 2 coins messed up but both with same rating. This is another great coin and I love how you did the skirt/dress. It gives me some ideas for several things. Love your work! Hugs, Mona
sunshinesuperman rated for EASU: Free Theme ATC Swap on Jan 22, 2022
Comment: Thank you for this lovely card. It is a great addition to my collection! Hugs, Mona
Comment: Thank you, I love the quote you put on your ATC!
sunrising42 rated for USATC: Free Theme ATC on Jan 21, 2022
Comment: I love your resolutions! how are they going? I am also cleaning, organizing and donating! We've donated 2 big black bags full of clothes to charity so far! I love this!! Cleans out the old to make room for more storage! xx gabi
Comment: Sitting in the cold, while you are wet sounds so miserable.
colodad rated for USATC: Free Theme ATC Swap on Jan 18, 2022
Comment: Thanks for a fun ATC.

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simcoe54 on Aug 23, 2022:

Hope you have a Happy Birthday!!!

supersquirrel on Nov 6, 2021:

Received our Jam homer (Susan-Chelsea-Julia). It is very cool - love it 🐿️

wolviechick121 on Sep 6, 2021:

Welcome to Mermaid Lovers Unite!

Rainydancer on Aug 12, 2021:

Welcome to Sunshine swaps!

OrigamiGrace on Jul 20, 2021:


Hope you are having a great day!
Just popping in to say hi!!

hibiscus on Jul 13, 2021:

I want to thank you again for that amazing Route 66 Jimmy Buffett card! The way you put all those elements together was amazingly creative.. and very much appreciated!

beachchicken on Nov 13, 2020:

Thanks for finishing and sending home the bacon jam, I love the way it turned out! Great retro feel.

vanneparis on Nov 3, 2020:

Hi Julia! Thank you so much for the completed Hair-do JAM. I really love how it turned out. Thanks for all that you do in the group. Take Care -Vanne

beachchicken on Oct 5, 2020:

Thanks for finishing the Minion jam! It looks great! Have a great day!

beachchicken on Jul 12, 2020:

Thank you for the completed Today I Choose Joy JAM, it turned out great!

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