Swap-bot Time: December 3, 2022 7:38 am


Date Joined: July 3, 2014
Last Online: December 3, 2022
Birthday: August 17, 1968
Country: United States
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About Me

July 26, 2022. My Mom passed away from Leukemia early this morning.

May 18, 2022. Roselyn arrived this afternoon, making me a Nana.

March 14 2022. I have been sworn in as the new Township Treasurer and also the Secretary to the Supervisors.

3-2-22. I received 15 pieces of mail today from this group. Made this gal very happy. Feeling the love.

March 13, 2021. We have embraced an elderly kitty named Star into our home.

Sept '20. Diagnosed with Lyme Disease.

May 4, 2020. Updated my mailing address to be our home in Pennsylvania.

April 29, '20 Closing on our new Pennsylvania home.

02/17/2020. Mailed my 1000th swap today.

January 19, 2020. Looks like 2020 will be quite an adventure for us. New job, moving back to Pennsylvania, new home etc.

I finished my 500th swap on Sept 8th 2017. Am having so much fun sending out smiles to everyone.

My newest niece, Amelia Love McDivitt was born on 7-20-16. So tiny and perfect.

On Mothers Day '16, My oldest son, Ben proposed to his girlfriend of 5 years. (Their wedding took place Aug '18)

*** If you don't receive a swap from me when I note that I sent it, please notify me ASAP so I can resend it. It is not my personality to flake. Never have, and don't intend to start. My word is my bond. Swapping means too much to me to flake. I LOVE bringing joy to others.

Born and raised in the countryside of Lancaster County, PA (amongst horse & buggies and rolling hills). Lived/studied in Dusseldorf, Germany (1988) Also did the Eurorail (it was a 30 day long train travel pass in which I backpacked through 10 countries) that summer (to celebrate my 20th birthday). 1990-1991 lived in Figueira da Foz, Portugal. Settled back in Lancaster in '91 and got married. Divorced in 2010 after 19 years. Found love again in 2011 and married Justin in 2012. Lived in Michigan from 2012 till 2020. It is when I signed up for swap-bot, hence my name Misplaced from PA. In the spring of 2020, Justin got a new job that took us back to Pennsylvania, but this time into the mountains. We are very excited about it. I have 3 children, Ben (1995) Alexis (1996) and Troy (2002). We have several cats. Luna is currently living with my daughter but will find her way to Pennsylvania by the Spring of '23. Miss Prissy LOVES the outdoors and rarely spends anytime inside. Who know since he (yes, Miss Prissy is a he) was always an inside cat. Star, aging gracefully, doesn't dare leave the comfort of our home. She naps most of the day away.

In my spare time I enjoy walking, baking/cooking new recipes, flower gardening (I have a friendship garden that I have gotten transplants from many friends--you can add too it if you like), traveling, Atlantic Beach Time, antique and thrift store shopping, swapping almost anything and pen paling internationally.

I wear size 7 or 7 1/2 shoes, 5 ft tall since 6th grade and funsize in life. Long hair which I enjoy wearing up. I am all natural--no hair dye (love my silver streaks life has highlighted me with), no make up (though I may be seen with mascara or blush), no tattoos and only have my ears pierced once (seems odd now days).

I enjoy www.wheresgeorge.com with my user name Michelle His Belle.

I play PoGo (Pokemon Go) with my youngest son. Here is my code to friend me. 5434 1049 0105

I also am a part timer in Geocaching. My name there is Mstracker. I go with my brother when I visit him and he tracks them and I just totally forget too. I gotta change that!

My favorite holiday is Christmas. I decorate immensely. I mail out over 200 Christmas cards. If you mail me one, I always mail a return. It is always a pleasure meeting new people.

Thank-you for taking the time to get to know me. Hopefully I can get to know you. Peace and Love.

Favorite Music

I listen to Country, Pop and Classical (we have this on while we eat dinner). I don't like RAP or Jazz. Lately, I have been listening to Celtic and New Age music to write my pen pals. It's very calming to the soul.

** I have been listening to NPR and also books on CD.

Favorite Television

At our new home, we have no cable/satellite, just Netflix and Prime Tv
~~Death in Paradise
~~The 100
~~Grace and Frankie
~~The 4400
~~The Librarians
~~The Rain
~~Naked and Afraid
~~The Amazing Race
~~When Calls the Heart
~~Virgin River
~~Locke & Key
~~Jack Whitehalls Travels with my Father
~~Ginny & Georgia

Any suggestions on an International movie or TV show?

As you can see, I like a mixture of everything.

We even watch Korean drama.


~~Baby giraffes
~~Sand dollars
~~Fragrant shower gels
~~Dining decorative paper napkins
~~kitchen cotton dishtowels
~~miniature/regular tea cups
~~Life is good products
~~Happy Mail

~~If you have any questions if I would like something, you can always send me a message. I find happiness in the smallest and simplest of items


~~We have a shower, no tub. Please no bath bombs
~~Cigarette smoke
~~Children/preschool/reward/star stickers
~~Hello Kitty
~~ Recipes that are HOT or spicy.
~~Microfiber kitchen towels.
~~Dangle earrings

Things I enjoy

~~Unique items
~~Thrift store/Antique store finds
~~Primitive American/Folk Art
~~Primitives by Kathy (a company I love)
~~American Eskimo Dog breed (my last dog was Neva, passed after sharing her life with me for 14 years)

~~Quiet evening at home when the snow is falling
~~Eating out
~~burning candles
~~my flower garden
~~I play Toontown Rewritten and also Wizard101 with my husband. Both are wonderful for all ages.

Favorite Books

Anything Beverly Lewis and Tracie Patterson. These authors make me feel "right at home"

*I have been listening to books on CD on my long drives. Gently used ones would be much appreciated.

Wish List

~~Instant Pot and air fryer recipes.
~~Winnie the pooh anything
~~Holly Hobby anything
~~Beatrix Potter anything
~~wax melts
~~Wallflower diffuser (plain or any design) and plugs
~~candles (none from dollar bins/tree)
~~Packaging items for mailing items
~~Forever stamps
~~Celtic music on CD
~~Christmas music box music on CD
~~Gift cards to Panera Bread, McDonalds, Dominos, Chilis, Bath & Body works, Cracker Barrel, Christmas Tree Shoppes, TJ Maxx, Sheetz
~~Quality socks (mid calf or ankle)
~~note cards
~~Christmas cards (all year long)
~~box of birthday cards
~~Anything Life is Good
~~bracelets (silver)
~~studs or flat pierced earrings (silver)
~~body wash
~~Toffifee chocolates
~~caramello by Cadbury Chocolates
~~Anything Folk Art
~~squirrel anything
~~roosters/hens/turkeys ~~Deer
~~homemade kitchen dishcloths
~~holiday/seasonal figurines (cupids, Easter bunnies/chicks, 4th of July, halloween, thanksgiving, santas/snowmen for examples)
~~Dotee dolls
~~Matchbox creations
~~Button arm & leg dolls

(the last 3 items I have just learned about and find them extremely interesting)

~~~~~~~ This is just a few ideas

On a short note

I am extremely easy to please. I prefer quality over quantity. And LOVE unique items found in gift stores or gently used items from a consignment/thrift store. To get a hand written note or short letter with my swaps mean the world to me--letting me realize you targeted me and not just the swap requirements.


CANNEKCUL rated for TF November '22 Stocking Stuffer on Nov 30, 2022
Comment: Hi! Thank you for my gifts. Opened one just now (ha-ha) - OMGoodness, I LOVE it! I'm laughing along with my husband. I've always wanted to buy this but never got around to it. I love the scent too. I am saving my other wrapped gift to be opened on Christmas morning. I love the card and have placed it on my mantle. Merry Christmas!
Response: I was in aww when I saw it on display at the goodwill. New and had Santa on it, so....I made sure it went to a good home. Not sure why someone got rid of it. Maybe they thought theirs didn't stink, lol. Their loss, your gain. Enjoy. Thanks for the heart rating. Merry Christmas
Carrii rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #92 on Nov 30, 2022
Comment: Thank you. Ready to pass along in tomorrow's round.
Snailmail1772 rated for Postcard surprise #05 on Nov 29, 2022
Comment: Thanks for the swap and cute stickers!
Response: You are welcome. Thanks for rating with a heart. Happy Holidays.
Ikat78 rated for Traveling Pen Pal Postcard Swap #16 on Nov 28, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the additional Alcatraz PC!
Response: You are welcome. I saw you like jail cards and well, that was a big one. Thanks for the heart rating. Happy Holidays
julebear rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #92 on Nov 28, 2022
Response: Thank you for heart rating. Happy Holidays.
Comment: Thank you SO much for such a perfect envelope full of goodies, Michelle! I've been having a hard time lately, and seeing this special stamp card with all of the goodies inside made my day. Thank you!
Response: I was my pleasure. We all know how it feels to feel "down". You are never alone. I am happy to know I cheered you up a bit. Thanks for the heart rating.
Comment: Ty so much I enjoyed it.
Response: Happy to know you got it all and enjoyed what i sent. Have a Wonderful December. Happy Holidays. Thank you for the heart rating.
Comment: Michelle…I love my swap gift from you! What a generous gesture and the perfect selection by you! The package arrived in pristine condition. I was however…thrown off by where it came from. I order from there all the time but have not done so in a few weeks and so I was scratching my head trying to figure out what was inside until I opened the package and saw your gift message. Thanks once again. I’m going to enjoy every cup.
Response: Wishing you peace to enjoy that cup of tea. May all your holiday wishes come true. Thank you for the heart rating. I truly have the joy of bringing happiness to others. Thank you for sharing that I achieved that. Peace to you..Michelle
Comment: I got the postcards; thanks for the cute extras!,
Response: You are welcome. Thank you for the heart rating. Happy Holiday Season.
Response: I'm happy it arrived. Enjoy your Thanksgiving
fbresnah rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #91 on Nov 17, 2022
Comment: Thank you so much for the cards and the wonderful Christmas enclosures. Will pass them along! Have a great holiday!
Response: You have a wonderful holiday as well. Thank you for the heart rating.
Jbee rated for Put Christmas on! SPECIAL EDITION #3 on Nov 16, 2022
Comment: Thank you very much for the lovely filled envelope. Yes this swap is for crafty people and even you tell you are not crafty at all, I see the effort you put in it. Merry Christmas to you and thanks for join the swap! love Jill
Response: To have a skill at anything, one must practice. So when I try something new I do try. It may not be perfect but I take my time doing it. Hope you can enjoy all I sent. Thank you for the heart rating. Enjoy the holidays. ( It is snowing here now--beautiful )
Comment: Hello, many thanks for the assorted notecards, you’ve had quite a year!! Sending you a private message too —
Response: Thank you for your kindness. The holidays can be difficult. Thank you for a heart rating. Enjoy your holidays.
brooklynbunch rated for Christmas is Coming! on Nov 16, 2022
Comment: Thanks for the card. Good luck with the baklava this year. Susan (brooklynbunch)
Response: You're welcome. I made a plan with a friend to come over for a day of baking. Hope you enjoy your holidays. Thanks for rating with a heart.
Fabriqueen rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #90 on Nov 14, 2022
Comment: Thank you so much for forwarding these PCs and the extra PC of Cook Forest! Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Diane
Response: My pleasure. We are getting our 1st snow fall today thru tomorrow. A total of 5 inches they say. Perfect for the pre holiday season. Happy Thanksgiving. Thank you for the heart rating.
Comment: Thank you for the cards!
Response: You are welcome. Thank you for the heart rating. Enjoy your Thanksgiving.
Frithsrah rated for Round Robin Traveling PC Swap #90 on Nov 9, 2022
Response: Thank you for the heart rating. Enjoy the Holiday Season.
Ryder rated for 🎄 Advent Calendar - days 7-9 🎄 on Nov 7, 2022
Comment: Thank you!
Response: Thanks for rating. Enjoy the days leading up to Christmas.

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AJ73 on Nov 12, 2022:

Thank you Michelle for sending my Postcard Bag home! The cards are all perfect. I appreciate the extra PC, recipe and the paper ephemera. That little envelope is great. I love it! The inspirational card will go on my bulletin board! 💕❤️🥰

OrigamiGrace on Aug 18, 2022:


BlueberryLady on Jul 7, 2022:

Thank you for the RAK June #1 -the 5 Pretty Notecards arrived today 7/7/22, Yes the Hex Sign card is Great!

tatntole on Jun 27, 2022:

Thank you for sending my RR Traveling PC #71 home to me.

BusyB on Jun 18, 2022:

I received your thank you card and letter. That was so sweet of you to send and I enjoyed hearing from you! 😁

JuneRosebud on Jun 10, 2022:

Thank you for the June birthday card & cat memo sheets for my June wish list of June Birthday cards on RAKS ONLY USA. I was super happy to receive it=)

RiverTopanga on May 24, 2022:

RAKs Only USA. MAY #2 RAK - Fawn Writing Tablet, no envies.

Oh. My. Gosh! Thank you so much for the adorable Fawn writing tablet RAK.

I have, believe it or not, actually been in Intercourse, PA - many, many, many (40+) years ago. I have also been in Hershey.. I think PA is beautiful.

I adore the Fawn paper and will only use for special notes. Thank you again for the lovely RAK.

theshyone on May 22, 2022:

Oh my goodness, again!?! Your 3rd May RAK arrived yesterday and I ADORE the washi tape! (Way too cute!) You are spoiling me so much, it has been making me smile from ear to ear 😄

AZmom875 on May 22, 2022:

Thank you for the assortment of teas. I see some happy days of sipping ahead of me. Lots of great new flavors and brands for me.

AZmom875 on May 20, 2022:

Thank you for the envelop of flowers. May Wish rak, Raks only USA group.

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