Date Joined: January 28, 2012
Last Online: February 5, 2023
Birthday: September 20, 1954
Country: United States
Please include the WHOLE name of of the SWAP on the OUTSIDE of ENVIE and your SWAP MEMBER Name outside on envie too. + inside envie/package too. If I can't read it I can't Rate you. include date of the SWAP too
Mostly Fiction- Books about: Amish Life, Cook books, Old West, American Indians, Pioneers, Paperback Historical Romances, poetry, Gardening, Bread Baking, any Crafts- Crochet, Quilting. Paper Crafts, DIY -- Christian Fiction, Old Devotionals, Thrift Store Books, HomeSteading. Getting so Large Print is much easier to Read..Need to sort out some books that are taking up space..LOL
Hallmark Movies, Old Westerns, ...Martial Arts, History, Family Type Movies. New Firestick with Amazon..to watch movies and other TV Shows too.
We have digital Antenna - Our son got us Fire Stick from Amazon to watch lots of free digital programing. Old MeTV shows like Adam-12 etc. NCIS-New Orleans, You Tube, Prime TV, Discovery, National Geographic etc. Masked Singer, How To and DIY shows.
Check out Rug Mugs or Potholders on Pinterest Oh MY could look on there for hours..
Crochet, Quilting ( I am a Wannabe), Sewing, Card making. Farm House style, Prim Style, Bookmark making, a little Painting..Pen and Ink... Love Decoupage
Pieces of old Lace or crocheted edgings, Doilies, ,
Small Flat Charms to hang off Bookmarks, embellishments, 4"x6" Recipe Cards, , Unique/Vintage Buttons, Small Scraps of Quilting Fabric at least 5 inches Square, Different kinds of Twine and Cording Raffia, Hemp, Jute, Twill Ribbon, Vintage Labels -- Easy Crochet Pattern instructions,....Small Leather scraps, .. Love Anything Hand Made by You
We have 40+ Blueberry Bushes as well as other Berries. Weeds come Free - LOL
~ Anything about Gardening, Flowers, Plants, Birds, Mother Earth News, Prevention, Organic Gardening, GRIT magazine,
I love Baking Pies, Scones, Home made Bread and Muffins. Sourdough Bread, Rye bread, Clover Leaf Rolls...Quick Breads.
~Homesteading, Feeding the Birds in the Winter months.
, I collect Wood Picnic Baskets ( great for storage of other stuff I collect like the Doilies), old Children's Grade School Readers and other Books that catch my eye at yard sales etc., Old household Linens - Old Calendar dishtowels, doilies, dresser scarves with crocheted edgings,
Hand made wood crafts- We have a hand carved wood hay fork. and big Carved Wooden Spoons . and Wood Saw. Vintage Rolling pins. . New or Vintage Postcards from your State Love Yard and Estate sales, Auctions..., Flea Markets, Thrift Stores, I Love my pieces of Pottery -that have Blueberries on them. found 2 more pottery pieces with Blueberries and Strawberries...We have 3 Amish made wood Rockers. 2 are Children's rockers. My Husband collects Beer Steins from Germany (marked), to add to his collection he brought home when He was stationed there (Army).
Its Official : I Retired on June 1, 2022 after working almost 18 yrs doing Home Care for Seniors/ dementia, Alz clients.
I have 3 sons, Justin (42), Adam (37), Zach (33) -- Husband Bill is 70 and Retired. He was a Tool & Die Maker and is the Chief Lawn Mower/tiller Man. (and dishwasher :D ) ! ! ! and he is an elected Township Trustee. I now have 6 Grandchildren- 3 grandsons , and 3 Granddaughters.
I drink mostly Water and Green Tea- Love this made into Sun Tea ! ! , Irish Breakfast Tea, White Tea, Herbal Tea, Love Raspberry, Blueberry, Blackberry, Peach, other similar Fruity Teas, , don't care for the Strong Flavor of black teas or the Orange Spicy ones Still love a Cold Glass of milk with Ice ! ! and who can pass up Ice cream ? or a Rootbeer Float? Or a tall glass of Vernors' Gingerale.
NON SMOKER Please do not send me swap items that smell like Cigarette Smoke
RECYCLE What ever I can.... you will see that I recycle Food Boxes into packages for Swaps..( Cake mix, Brownie, Cereal, Cracker)
Raised on a Farm, Nature Lover, Wildflowers, Wildlife...Gardening. Bird Feeders go up for the Winter. like the outdoors when I am not at work. But I sunburn easily.
I like the Darker Blues like navy, Blue Denim colors, Jewel tones, Not really into pinks or Yellow to wear, but finding I am liking shades of Purple, Violet, Plum. lavender, lilac.
I love the look and feel of Natural woods. Oak and other grained woods. + old Barn wood. and Stone and Brick. Beach Glass and Drift Wood.
sort of independent, sometimes conservative, prefer to stay out of the lead or limelight....
I don't Care for People who don't have COMMON SENSE or know how to use it... or Swappers who can't follow the Swap Requirements I am 68 yr old.
Always look Forward to receiving a Note or Letter you have Written to me included in the Card or package.. Love Reading about YOU , your family, Your Day, what you are Reading or watching on TV or Movies....
As of June 1, 2022 I am RETIRED. I worked for Comfort Keepers. Non-Medical In-Home Care for Seniors... I have been with this company for 17yrs. 8 mo. .
I worked almost 9 yrs in a Nursing/Rehab Home in the Activity Dept. / Recreational Activities with Residents. I was a State Tested Nursing Assistant (License with State of Ohio-since 1996- 9/2020, and attended a Wonderful Seminar in Dublin, Ohio as well as in Cleveland, Ohio..for Alzheimer's Patients and Music. Worked in several Factories too.
.Would like to go visit the Alaska and Washington State and Oregon . maybe the Dakotas .... Maybe Florida to see the Orange Trees.. back to the New England States. also would like to visit Ireland and Scotland and Australia. my bucket wish list
just came back from Gatlinburg, TN. ( Oct. 2022)
Jan. 19, 2023 -- I will try to Rate you same day/next day that I Receive the Swap in the mail... I will always put my Swap-bot name and the name of the Swap on/in my package or Envelope**.
I love Hosting Swaps and try to make them interesting...and I check Your Ratings and Comments before Assigning Partners
"NOTE: I rate according to the criteria set for the Swap, so please follow it. I will PM you...
If you are going to be late, please let me know. I am very Understanding IF YOU Communicate with me BEFORE the Due Date.
If You do Not Contact me, I will not contact you before I rate. Also, I will not be Pressured into giving you a better rating just because you send Extras, so please don't try.".
If there is a Problem with anything I have sent you for a Swap - Please PM me ...before Commenting and I will contact you likewise
I have been Very Pleased with all of my Swaps and Thank You for the Wonderful Ratings and Hearts. and for the new Friends I have Made... ! ! ! I love Hosting Swaps too..
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