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Date Joined: January 14, 2010
Last Online: May 22, 2022
Birthday: February 27
Country: United States
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Hello from Ryleighsmom!

11/3/21 I JUST realized I’ve mailed out a bunch of mail using postcard stamps instead of letter stamps!! 😱😳☹️ Oh my word!! If you get mail from me postage due, PLEASE let me know so I can reimburse you!! I am so sorry!! 😭

April 2021- We have moved and it’s taking our mail forever to be forwarded, etc. If I haven’t rated you, I haven’t received the swap yet. I promise to rate as soon as I have your swap in hand! 🦋💌📫

Hello! My name is Michelle & I'm a happily married mom to a very busy daughter! I've been married since 1993. We spent 14 years on the painful journey of infertility. We were blessed in 2008 with a newborn through the miracle of adoption!!

I've been swapping off and on since 1984!

I am a conservative Christian who loves going to church. ❤️


*Paper crafts such as pocket letters, junk and magpie journals, handmade envelopes and more



*Visiting our state parks

*Spending time with my family

*Thrift shops

*Decorating my home


*Upcycling junk into treasures

Favorite Television

I really don't watch much television, but when I do, I watch classics such as I Love Lucy and Andy Griffith. :) I also love shows about history.

Favorite Books

I love Christian fiction. I read lots of Amish fiction books in exchange for writing book reviews. I love it!

I also love regional books such as the Foxfire series. I love to read books set in the Appalachian mountain region.


My wishlist/loves:

  • New postage stamps, any value, any quantity! Even one new stamp makes me happy! I am a part of several card ministries and go through stamps like crazy!
  • Stickers (See below)
  • Note cards (See below)
  • Stationery
  • Food-scented candles & bath products
  • Ultra Fine Sharpies in all colors
  • $5 gift cards to my fave stores (see below)

For sticker & note card themes, I love anything Autumn related (apples, pumpkins, etc.), snowmen, Christmas, flowers...just about anything BUT teacher reward and boyish toys like transformers or whatever. I don't need anymore Dollar Store type note cards...have lots of those!

I love milk chocolate, peanut M & M's, Reese’s Peanut Butter cups, gum, etc. Not a fan of black licorice or raisins.

I am a Christian, so I love Christian themed things...not a collector of angels or anything, but I'm not offended by stickers or cards with Scriptures on them...in fact, I love them!

Favorite Stores

I love to shop at Hobby Lobby, Michael's, Joann Fabrics, Half Price Books, Homegoods, etc.

Goodies for my Daughter

My daughter LOVES to receive mail! Her birthday is July 1 (2008). Her name is Ryleigh.

6.6.21- Her current loves are:

❤️ Beauty face masks. She’s obsessed with the ones from Dollar Tree. ❤️ Hair scrunchies ❤️ Starbucks ❤️ Dollar Tree ❤️ Jimmy John’s ❤️ Healthy smoothie recipes (she has her own small blender!) lol ❤️ Photos or print outs for a collage wall- flowers, Beach, succulents, sunsets, etc ❤️ Wax seals. She has two- one with an R and another one with music notes. ❤️ Bath bombs ❤️ Cute chap sticks ❤️ She loves rose gold, light pink, light blue…


  • Coffee and anything coffee flavored or scented

  • Pagan, goth, bats, wiccan stuff

  • I don't wear jewelry, make-up or perfume.

*My BIGGEST Dislike is when people have a LONG Dislike list. We're here to have fun...if I don't like something I can surely pass it on!

I am VERY allergic to cat hair, cigarette smoke, coffee scented things, and lavender and lilac scented things.


pattiairel rated for Blind Swap - Spring Edition on May 3, 2022
Comment: thanks for a nice swap♥♥♥
WoodlandBanshee rated for Junk Journal Pockets on May 2, 2022
Comment: I love that you used the side of her dress as a pocket. Both of these pockets are very nice, thanks.
Shoreart rated for Junk Journal Pockets on Apr 30, 2022
Comment: What a great package! I love your pockets and all the goodies. Thanks so much!
coleenfranks rated for Fill Your Faith Journal Round 2 on Apr 25, 2022
Comment: We swap again. Lovely job, Michelle. Thanks for all the cute goodies.
Rbrstmpr rated for SMSUSA: Mail Art Goodies 💌 on Apr 24, 2022
Comment: Yowza Batgirl, you’ve won this years prize for BEST SWAP RECEIVED!!! You won based on the mailing envelope alone, but of course the goodies sent far exceeded my expectations. Love the gelli prints and the vintage PC’s. Seriously, the note on one that said she had a swell time…when was the last time you heard someone say swell? Probably in 1941 when the note was written! I simply adore that and will have to find a way to display it. I love everything, from the charms and hidden paper clip clusters to the h-m double pocket and mini file folder. But the digitalis of the butterfly tags and botanical pockets shot me right over the moon. I love it all and want to use every single piece but right now I have them spread out across one of my farm tables in the studio so I can admire each piece from every angle of the room. Adoration is beaming it’s way from NC to you!!! One heart is simply not enough.💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕
bb2 rated for CF - Easter Card 5 Partners on Apr 19, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the pretty Easter card. Shaped cards always seem more special. : ) Happy Spring swapping!
LadyJo rated for TCHH ~ Mail Art ~ April '22 ~ Easter on Apr 15, 2022
Comment: What a fun cute Mail Art Envie! Thank you for the lovely Easter card with beautiful stickers too! Tomorrow I will be cooking for our meal on Sunday!
me2az50 rated for 🦋 Happy Easter! Card Swap! 🦋 on Apr 10, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the Ester card. The cookies look good enough to eat (I love frosted cookies). Thank you for all the goodies. Have a Happy Easter.
Clstew rated for 🦋 Happy Easter! Card Swap! 🦋 on Apr 9, 2022
Comment: Thanks so much! Loved the postcards. Happy Easter!
Comment: Thank you so much for the darling card, prayer card and stickers! Happy Easter! Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Diane
NHJenB rated for 🦋 Happy Easter! Card Swap! 🦋 on Apr 7, 2022
Comment: Thank you! Happy Easter! I had to laugh because I grew up in a Bloomfield only it was in Nebraska. :)
Comment: This just arrived today! Lol where has it been all this time? Thank you! 😊
AmySue2 rated for SMSUSA: Blind Happy Mail: Spring! on Apr 6, 2022
Comment: Thank you for such a lovely swap! I enjoy everything in it! 💕
LadyJo rated for CF - Easter Card 5 Partners on Apr 6, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful Easter card, the stickers, and verse card! Happy Easter to you!
TamiHope rated for CF - Easter Card 5 Partners on Apr 4, 2022
Comment: Thank you,Michelle, for the adorable lavender colored Easter card. Thanks, too, for all the enclosures!
Sunflower107 rated for CF - Easter Card 5 Partners on Apr 3, 2022
Comment: Thank you for such a pretty card and the tuck ins. Happy Easter!
paperlover rated for Easter Card and Goodies #2 on Apr 2, 2022
Comment: Thank you for the Easter card and goodies
glennasgarden rated for CF - Easter Card 5 Partners on Mar 31, 2022
Comment: Thanks for the sweet (purple check) Easter card with bunnies. You used my favorite bible verse on the front of the envie Be still and know that I am God Psalm 46:10 :) Love the Cotton Patch Goose USPS stamp too! Thanks for stickers too. Happy Easter Michelle!
Comment: I love this swap, from the beautifully decorated envelope to all of the wonderful goodies inside. Thank you so much. Wish I could send you a hundred hearts!
papertreasures17 rated for EPUSA: Foldover Tag on Mar 23, 2022
Comment: Oh my gosh, my gosh! I am so in love with what you sent. And yes I am planning a Peter Rabbit junk journal. Your collaging is gorgeous and the stickers…WOW! Thank you so much for creating for me! 🌷❤️🥰P.S. Love the decorated envelope too!

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OrigamiGrace on Apr 17, 2022:


simcoe54 on Mar 27, 2022:

CPG: March Wishes -- Thanks for the package of stickers. I love the Happy Mail ones and my grand-daughter will love the rest.

LadyJo on Mar 22, 2022:

Thank you for the Thank you card! I loved the card, it was so colorful! I didn't expect some fun mail in return, but hey it was fun! I like the extras, too! It is fun to just send random mail! I hope your having a great week!

AZmom875 on Mar 20, 2022:

Thank you for the RAKS only March Wish That cutest Shamrock green gnome card, Plus the wish items inside was another cute Shamrock envie with fish postage stamps inside. You really put a lot of time and effort into packaging this wish.

middleearthtraveller on Mar 15, 2022:

Thank you very much for sending the profile surprise for March CPG wishes!! -k

Zefaniya on Mar 15, 2022:

Thank you very much for the wish of return labels for March wish CPG!

BusyB on Mar 14, 2022:

I love the happy mail I received from you! Thank you for the cute gnomie St. Patrick's Day card and the quote clusters you made for my journals! 🍀💚 CPG March Wishlist

ittybittykitty on Mar 14, 2022:

Thank you so much for my CPG March wish of pretty eyelash yarn! Thanks also for the cute St Patrick’s Day card :)

OrigamiGrace on Mar 13, 2022:

Thank you so much for the gorgeous address labels from my March Wishlist at CPG - I love them, so pretty - my outgoing mail is looking sharp:)

Poohtat on Mar 13, 2022:

Thank you for the CPG March floral wishes. Love your cute gnome notecard too. Happy March

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