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LadyJo

LadyJo
Date Joined: May 16, 2017
Last Online: December 9, 2022
Birthday: November 12
Country: United States

About Me

I always send swaps and rate as well! If you don't receive a rating, I didn't receive the swap as of yet or it was lost in the mail. I will contact the swap partner if I don't receive something in a months time, before I rate a bad rating. Life happens and this is to be a fun experience, not a stressful hobby.

f you don't receive a swap let me know before giving me a bad rating. I don't flake, so message me first!

I am a wife and mother to 3 children. I love living in a rural area. I enjoy reading, pen paling, collecting postcards, watching movies, cooking, and life in general.

I enjoy reading cozy mysteries, other mysteries, Christian fiction, cookbooks, self care books, flower/garden, travel and biographies.

I like to travel to see other small towns, lighthouses, covered bridges, the scenic area there. I also have enjoyed camping or staying at a cabin to explore the mountains.

I like collecting postcards from other places that show the person's town, historical place, flowers native to that area, scenic postcards, and local foods, lighthouses, snow capped mountains, covered bridges, famous buildings, and countryside, I like Lantern Press and Zazzle post cards as well!

Favorite colors that I like: Bright Pink or Fushia, Lime Green, Sunshine Yellow, Purple, Navy, and Red,

Favorite room colors, I like cream, light brown, so I can accent it with a brighter color. Accent colors purple, reds, greens, blues, and yellows.

Favorite Crafts

I liked to do Mail art, mainly with washi tape, stickers, stamps, cut outs. I am exploring at getting more creative here.

I do a little with card making, sometimes handmade postcard as well.

I guess you would say, I am into paper crafting. I enjoy others handmade items, such as sewn, crochet, knitting, and cross stitch.

My favorite past time is really getting postcards ready for my Elderly project. I take on about 6 or 7 people at a time who have a medical condition or up in years to send the ABC's in postcards. I started this in 2020 with a widow who were friends with my parents. She was lockdown in her retirement home. I would talk to her by phone but decided sending the next 26 weeks the ABC's in postcards. I loved doing it so much I decided to do up to 7 people at a time. I pick them out of my stash than fancy them up with washi or stickers. I have them all in a baggie with the address to mail out every Monday. So anytime you have extra postcards or postcard stamps I will use them toward this project. I actually have a friend who liked the idea so much, she is also going to do this. You can send only so many cards saying Thinking of you! I here the receiver tries to guess what the next post card will be for the letter.

A B C 's of things I like!

A- Apple themed, Animals, Art, Address labels

B- Books, Bookmarks, Book related theme, Biographies, Bible verses, Beach, Burt's Bees, Bee themed, Butterfly themed, Blankets, Barns, Birds, Beatrix Potter anything

C- Countries cultures, Covered Bridges, Chocolate candy, Coffee themed, Christmas, Christian themed items, Cookbooks, Chicken themed, Cow themed, Cozy, Candles, Classical, Country, and Christian music, Camping and Cabin themed, country themed

D- Die cuts, Dish cloths, Dark chocolate, Devotionals, double sided tape, Daphne's Diary

E- Europe anything, England themed, Ephemera, Easter, Essential oil candles and soaps

F- Farm themed, Farm Animals, Flowers, Fall themed, Fruit themed

G- Gift cards to Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Home Goods, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Cracker Barrel, Panara Bread, Chick-Fil-A, Barnes and Nobles.

H- Handmade items or Handmade envelopes, Hot Air Balloon Themed, Hiking, Hot Chocolate, Herbs, Holiday Tea Towels, Highland Cow

I- Ice cream, Inspiration, Ink stamps

J- Journals, Joyful, Jersey Cows

K- Kitchen tea towels(Seasonal ones, red, white, or beige), Koalas, Keurig cups of hot chocolate, hot tea, cider, coffee

L- Lighthouse themed, Lemonade, Lemon themed, Lantern Press Postcards, Lang Stationary products

M- Magazines, Mail, Markers, Music, Movies, Milk Chocolate, Mountains, Maps

N- Notecards, Nautical, Nuts, Naked Bee skin products, Nature

O- Ocean, Organic soaps, Owls

P- Postcards, Pillows, Pens, Plants, Peppermint anything, Pandas, Panda Brand Black Licorice, Punch Studio products, Pretty Paper Napkins, Peter Rabbit(Beatrix Potter)

Q- Quilted handmade items, Quality socks, Quotes

R- Roosters, Reading, Red, Rainy Themed, Regional snacks

S- Stickers(no foam or teacher ones though) sheets or the bigger vinyl ones, Sunflowers, Stationary, Sweet Tea, Snail Mail themed, Souvenir magnet, Snowmen themed, Spring or Summer themed, Signs with quotes or few words, Seashore, Snacks, and Sweets Scents I like for candles, soaps, lotions, (cucumber and mint, grapefruit, orange blossom, cranberry, really any fruits, peppermint, to name a few)

T- Traveling, Travel themed items, Tea(Mint, Peach, White tea, Plain Black, Green tea with mint, but not Chia), Tea cups tea themed, Tote Bags, Tropical, Trader Joe's bags from your area or a Trader Joe's anything

U- United States Postage Stamps always needed, Umbrella themed

V- Verse cards, Valentine's Day, Vintage Postage Stamps

W- Washi tape rolls, Winter themed, Writing themed, Woodland Animals themed, Waterfalls, Wooden signs with words or quotes

X- Xtra flat goodies you want to share

Y- Your handmade items

Z- Zoo Animals themed

Wishlists

-Unused Postage Stamps

-Pentel Liquid Gel Pens, any color

-Blank postcards see my likes above or below

-Something with Highland Cows(post card, vinyl sticker, ect.)

-Double sided tape

-Stickers (no foam or teacher) sheets or the bigger vinyl ones I use in my journal

-Magazine, Biography book, Travel Book or a cozy mystery book. The small Love Inspired Suspense Inspirational Romance(I have Tracking a Killer and The Amish Doctor by Patricia Lewis)

-Handmade Envelopes

-Surprise from my above list of ABC's

-Your Handmade crochet, hand sewing creations.

-Flip Calendars that you can use year after year! I could use a different one or several. I like one at my desk, kitchen, ect.

-Trader Joe's Fabric bag or the washable ones they sell. These usually are different state to state.

Postcard Wishlist

Cow postcards(Really like Jersey Cows or Highland Cows)

Coastal (Beach, Lighthouses, Coast Lines, Tropics)

Europe

Flowers(like roses, star gazer lilies, lupines, sunflowers, tulips, as my favorites but like almost all Flowers)

Your town or city

Collecting State Capital Postcards!

Any tourist card

That would be my preferences right now but I am sure I will like it whatever you do send. Just keep it child friendly! You can write on the back and send it. I like real photos for the most part. I do like Christopher Arndt Postcards as well. I am a fan of current postcards and not really into vintage ones.

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you. Chai tea sounds good right now : )
TamiHope rated for AG - Christmas Greeting Card on Dec 8, 2022
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Comment: Hi Jo - Thank you for a very pretty swap card! And I love the enclosures you sent! Thank you very much! Tami
bb2 rated for AG - Christmas Greeting Card on Dec 8, 2022
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Comment: Yes, indeed, the best gift of all is God's Son. May many in the world remember the reason for the season - Jesus. Thank you for the scripture card and loving thoughts. God bless.
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Comment: Thank you LadyJo! I love the postcards! Itโ€™s always great to have you as a swap partner! Merry Christmas!
squince rated for A: is for Anniversary on Dec 7, 2022
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Comment: Thanks!
susieq11 rated for WINTER Postcard on Dec 6, 2022
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Comment: I LOVE this - soooo nice! And yes, the idea of a cozy, warm house on a snowy day is the best!! Thank you so much for joining! : )
24Donna rated for GIFT: Christmas Joy on Dec 6, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the joy filled package! Love the CHRISTmas prayer! God bless you
24Donna rated for Christmas Mailer 2022 on Dec 6, 2022
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Comment: Thank you! I received my gift yesterday! Planning on saving till Christmas! God bless you
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Comment: Jo, I love the firehouse PC. I gave workshops in many firehouses in my work with the university so this picture brings back special memories. And, I am encouraged by I Corinthians 3:9. What a privilege to be co-workers in God's service.
sleepykitty rated for IFM: Water-bottle Stickers on Dec 2, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the great assortment of big stickers! I love the baby shark most of all. ๐Ÿ˜ฝ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—
LindaW rated for AG - Hello Postcard on Dec 1, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the postcard and for sharing about who you think youโ€™re like.
Sunflower107 rated for CF: Christmas Postcard Greeting on Nov 30, 2022
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Comment: Love the postcard! One of my favorite verses too! Have a wonderful Christmas season!
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely card, Amish PC, and happy mail stickers. How nice to live so close to that beautiful state park! I miss all of the great (nearby) camping and nature options of the PNW. I loved renting a yurt at the state parks at the coast skylight to watch the weather and an electric heater to warm up! Beautiful and nearly deserted in snowy weather (which is rare on the nw coast).
grammypammy rated for Seasonal Faith Happy Mail on Nov 28, 2022
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Comment: Thank you so much for the great Seasonal Faith Happy Mail! I love all of it!
Ikat78 rated for THEMED NOTECARD #2 on Nov 28, 2022
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Comment: Hope your visit with your cousin was nice and your other visits from family. That was a busy week for you!! Thank you for the pretty card. I love the yellow flowers.
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Comment: What a nice postcard! Thank you so much! Feel free to check out my Group โ€œAnik4ATCsโ€ and our HMPC-Swap if you are in the mood for that. Stay safe and sound. ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’•
susieq11 rated for Themed Notecard on Nov 27, 2022
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Comment: Hi Jo! Such a cute bear card - I also sent a bear one to my partner! It was nice reading about your family celebrations! I hope everything turned out well! Thanks for the adorable stickers and I like that envelope they're in too! Thanks for joining!!! xoxo
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Comment: Hi Jo thank you for the nice card and stickers! Yes this year went by soooo fast, my 3 are grown now and adding their significant others to the family, so yes it keeps us busy lol! Oh my goodness, I couldnโ€™t handle that cold weather you have! I hope you and your family have a beautiful, happy Christmas season!
quaisoir rated for I Spy Something with an I (R4) on Nov 25, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the postcard, Jo. Indiana home of the Indy 500.๐Ÿ˜Š
monsbrick rated for TCHH ~ Just a Note #5 on Nov 23, 2022
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Comment: Thank you, your letters and packages are very nice!

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Comments

bluerose3 on Dec 9, 2022:

6 Week Mail (SMSUSA) Week #5. Thank you for the cream corn recipe. I will have to try to make this soon.

anicka22 on Dec 9, 2022:

Thank you for the happy Christmas card for MAW. Have a wonderful December

MuggleMom on Dec 8, 2022:

Thank you for Make A Wish December card! Wishing you all the best for the holidays!

xx

MuggleMom

Artistic on Dec 7, 2022:

RAKS Only Group. December 2022 card tag: Thanks so much, Jo!

lindseyjae on Dec 7, 2022:

Hi Jo! Thanks for the lovely Christmas card! I also enjoyed reading your note, and no worries ever about the reply time for our penpal PCs - it doesn't bother me one bit if it takes folks a little while to reply as I sometimes have the same issue hahah! I hope you enjoy the holiday season! (WW December)

susieq11 on Dec 6, 2022:

I am back to thank you for Make A Wish December! What a sweet snowman card - and a candy cane pattern envelope - i loooove that! The labels are so nice too - thank you!!!! : )

susieq11 on Dec 6, 2022:

Thank you for the beautiful holiday card and decorated envie for WW December! I love that the card looks like a stamp! And the Wrendale card is soooo sweet - I love it! Thank you for always thinking of me! xoxo

manders2280 on Dec 5, 2022:

Thank you for the Christmas card - you said you hope that December brings us lots of fun and your card is a great contribution to December fun!

CrystalZ on Dec 4, 2022:

Thank for the postcards for my collection that you sent for my November Wishlist! The Natural Bridge is such a pretty site!

bluerose3 on Dec 3, 2022:

6 week mail (smsusa) week #4. Thank you. Cute stickers : )

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