Swap-bot Time: January 27, 2023 6:42 am


Date Joined: May 5, 2011
Last Online: January 26, 2023
Birthday: September 16
Country: United States
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About Me

Secretary of Sunflower Harbor Homeless Outreach. Starting a home for Vets and displaced people has been my dream and I'm finally living it! Click my website above to check us out! There is a link on our website to our cashapp.

I live in Snyder, Texas now! If you live nearby me and are interested in meeting for crafts, let me know! I have some friends who meet once a month or you can come over for tea and crafts just you and me.

I absolutely adore postage stamps with people on them!

Hogwarts alumni ravenclaw

I resorted recently as Slytherin, so you may use this, also.

Ilvermorny Thunderbird

About my 3 ratings. They are all fair ratings. I have made up the swap I didn't send and resent 2 that I trusted someone else to take to the post, but the swaps were sent over a year late, a year and a half in one case due to communications and negotiations.

I've learned my lesson and plan my swaps for bordelaire type intrusions now.

November 2019 We did it! We are opening an outreach center for Vets and the homeless! It's been a lifelong dream of mine and we are finally in a position to do it! We still stay in the RV where visit family back home, but we've moved to a house and have another house and 3.5 acres to expand to as we grow our outreach.

JUNE 16, 2019 so excited! I can see to read and for GPS in the car when I drive! They did cateract surgery and one eye near vision and the other far vision. Best we could do without spending an extra couple grand. It's fantastic! I gave up a bit of debth perception, but totally worth it!

Retired from being a live in caregiver. Miss it, but I do not miss the insecurity of homelessness being around the corner all the time.

Doing delivery work when my health will allow. Diagnosed with sjogrens. Explained a lot! But now trying to learn to live with it. More recently they added fibromyalgia to my list of problems. Not sure what to think of that. The only problem I have that doesn't seem to cause problems is my diabetes. I laugh and joke about it all a lot. Not everyone gets the jokes. Especially not my doctors. Dr. Stoic face grumpy pants especially. I rarely see him. I always request my primary instead. Just had cataract surgery which was amazing! Seeing is still trippy to me.

I'm also an online tutor, guest lecturer and syllabus creator for a homeschooling co-op.

I have 3 sons, 2 daughters, 14 grandsons, 2 granddaughters.

Lots of bonus kids.

I rescue pups, so the number fluctuates. Currently, we have 4.

Jazz, my service dog keeps me happy and healthy. He's a black lab and is trained for diabetes and PTSD. He absolutely loves stuffed gray elephants. If you send him one flat, I can stuff it here.

3/6/2022 Jazz is retiring! New service pup is Boomie! He's some part Pitty, but mixed cause he's small. His training is going well. He's not picky about toys like Jazz is, so any toys sent to him will be loved! Sunflower Harbor is going great! Money is tight, but I can do a lot with very little!

Favorite Crafts

Lots and lots!


paper crafts, most including stickers

junk journals!

Journaling including journal cards

Long letters

Leather work. Mostly unique purses, wallets.

Stuffed animals (also adore receiving them)

Favorite themes

Sunflowers!! My most favorite thing and my outreach is called Sunflower Harbor homeless outreach

Camper/ RV

Flowers, especially sunflowers








clowns and pokadots! Decorating the office in travel and circus theme!

Favorite colors

Yellows, Browns, pinks, greens, blues, metallic, glitter

A~Z likes

quick a-z likes A ATCs

B bookmarks, bags, boxes, bamboo, butterflies,

C cello, coloring (with crayons, markers, and gel pens (especially the glitter ones!)), clowns

D doll houses, dragons

E embroidery, elves, elongated pennies,

F flute (especially my Kiowa love flute), fairies,

G gypsy, gray elephants for jazzper(stuffed), giraffes, glitter, globes, glittery gel pens, gel pens,

H hunter green, history and all things historical including anything I can use in my classroom for mini lessons for extra credit., harry potter, handmade crafts, hand drawn art,

I ingress (blue resistance faction)

J journals, junk journals, jelly roll glittery pens

K kokopeli

L lined pretty paper, leather work, leather scraps, lesson plan ideas, long letters, lace,

M monkeys, maps, memoirs, metal boxes, monchichi,

N native American, New Orleans, nudity,

O octopus, owls, original art,

P postcards (new and used), purses, postage stamps, pen pals, pixie, pink, pouches, punches, postage stamps with people on them,

Q quills, quilting, quilt squares, quilt scraps,

R rub ons, rain, ribbons,

S sunflowers, spiders, stories, swap cards (to put in my swaps with my username and a place for the swap name on them), stuffies, stamps (postage), stamps (wooden, uncounted, and clear), stamped images, stickers, especially love postage stamps with people on them,

T Tinkerbelle!, Travel, touristy cards with place name on the picture, tin boxes, ty toys(especially the ones with the big eyes and the tiny ones), turtles, trees, especially tree of life,

U used postcards, used postage stamps,

V violins, Voltron,

W wooden boxes, wooden nickels,



Z zentangles

Looking for

Want to trade junk journals, mail art, flip books, pocket letters, and always looking for new creative outlets.

If you are new, PM me with the kind of swap you'd like to do. I'm always up for helping new swappers get established.

If you are a seasoned host and like a swap I post but don't want to join because the timing Is off or my rating too low, or you need something changed, please post your own swap. Copy any part you wish. Invite me if you'd like. I create swaps to do the swap. I don't necessarily want to host them, though I will so that I can play. If you see a series I do and want to take it over, do so. Hosting is hard work. I do it willingly and lovingly, but always willing to share the work!


Comment: Thank you for sharing with me! I also loved your decoration!
hazelwitch3 rated for Email Accountability Swap #1 on Jan 16, 2023
Comment: Hi Kristy. I know you said it was a rough fortnight, but looking at your list and your email, I can also see lots of positives. Well done for eating better. I'm sure that gradually the ways that you're improving your eating habits will also help improve your health. And well done for managing to contact and talk to everyone on your list! That's a lot of people and a lot of conversations. I'm sorry some of them aren't doing well at the moment but I'm sure that your continued contact and calls will help to support them through whatever they're experiencing. And such a lot of good news stories from Sunflower Harbor! I know how exhausting making telephone call after telephone call can be -- well done for all you have achieved. Onwards and upwards!
Response: Thank you for the encouragement!
AZmom875 rated for National Nothing Day - January 16 on Jan 14, 2023
Comment: Thanks for nothing. I hope you enjoy the day.
jamicam rated for National Nothing Day - January 16 on Jan 11, 2023
Comment: Thanks for nothing! ❤
MamaKek rated for E-mail Accountability swap #24 on Dec 30, 2022
Comment: Great job! You were on fire these past 2 weeks getting stuff done!
colleenbUSA rated for ESG: Get Sh*t Done Swap #2 on Dec 16, 2022
Comment: Looks like you did a good job on your list! Thanks for sharing & for joining the swap!
MamaKek rated for E-mail accountability swap #23 on Dec 15, 2022
Comment: Great job! Sounds like you’ve been busy. And it warms my heart that you work so hard to help others ❤️ Hope you are feeling better.
hazelwitch3 rated for E-mail accountability swap #23 on Dec 15, 2022
Comment: Looks like you had a good and productive two weeks! Way to go! Happy Christmas and New Year.
cindygroet rated for ESG: Get Sh*t Done Swap #2 on Dec 15, 2022
Comment: I did not expect to get a complete journal entry. It seems I have to figure out how far you got on your list. That is too much work for me. But I can see you got a lot done, from what I read.
Idril rated for E-mail Accountability Swap #21 on Nov 15, 2022
Comment: Wow! Sounds like you've got a lot going on right now. Love to see how much you got done! (Also, I'm very impressed. I'd murder anyone who even thought about waking me up at 3am. I'd never be able to do it of my own volition.)
QuinGem rated for E-mail Accountability Swap #21 on Nov 15, 2022
Comment: Wow. You have a busy place! Great job on what you've gotten done!
HappyMom rated for ESG: My Favorite Photo - October on Nov 5, 2022
Comment: Thanks for sharing these - so fun! What a miracle your grandbaby could go home after 78 days. That's got to be amazing!
Comment: Thanks for sharing your photos! It seems like you had a super fun spooky month
colleenbUSA rated for E-mail Accountability Swap #20 on Nov 3, 2022
Comment: Awesome job! And I love the costume!
03Scarlett rated for ESG: My Favorite Photo - October on Nov 1, 2022
Comment: Thanks for sharing, Kristy. Congratulations on the new grand-baby! 😀
Elliepatterson rated for *Just write* email #4 on Oct 24, 2022
Comment: Thank you for being my partner in this swap.
lob rated for E-mail Accountability Swap #18 on Sep 30, 2022
Comment: You were definitely busy and productive.
MamaKek rated for E-mail Accountability Swap #18 on Sep 29, 2022
Comment: Great job getting things checked off your list!
freespirit66 rated for ESG: My Favorite Photo - August on Sep 26, 2022
Comment: You definitely got a jump start on decorating for Halloween! Looks great! Your dogs look so relaxed and content being next to one another on the couch!
dorcii rated for ESG: My Favorite Photo - August on Sep 13, 2022
Comment: Thank you very much for the lovely photos :)

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savannahjan on Jun 1, 2021:

I Feel Like Writing Tag Thanks so much for your letter! I think I'll leave the smothered gizzards off my list too. laugh

thisismeAXiD on Sep 1, 2020:

Happy birthday

djcamp04 on Jul 12, 2020:

Be careful out working in this heat!!! 🔥 Be sure you have plenty of water/gatorade and stay hydrated. 😊

thisismeAXiD on Sep 3, 2019:

Happy birthday month

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Jun 22, 2019:

Hello, i got your letter yesterday I will be writing you back im working on your 10 page letter, give me a week, im getting my tooth pulled hopefully today. What a nightmare

CraftyMommaonaBUDGET on Jun 4, 2019:

I had a total brain fart and didn't realize we are Pen pals LOL I mail my write a letter quick swap #10 to you yesterday and I knew I wrote to you before haha. I rec'd your letter today, I will write you back and mail in a couple of days, Ididn't want another letter crossing in the mail ha ha Glad all is weel with your eyes YAAY!!

user6937 on May 3, 2019:

Thanks for the mixed media paper, envies and 2.5" & 2.25" circles!

user6937 on Apr 16, 2019:

Hope the list I sent helps you make up for the RAK I didn't get in 2017! Please let me know.

anrtist on May 27, 2017:

Blessings, cc

jamicam on May 24, 2017:

Hope you're having a great day!


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