One year!


Today is my blogs first birthday!

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193 posts and 319 followers later,

many awards which gave me so much encouragement

and so many wonderful friends I made,

I would have never dreamt of it.

a fireworks

For my special day

I invite everyone to a wonderful piece of strawberry cake and a coffee or tea with it.

That is how we celebrate birthdays in Gemany!


I wish to thank you allΒ  from the bottom of my heart

that you have contributed to my blog

with reading , liking, commenting

and being there for me in good and sad times!

My best rewards are your wonderful comments.

Β I am so happy to be part of this wonderful family.

alove my online friends

Love you all!

Thank you so much!

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Here are some of my first posts:



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90 responses »

  1. Congrats!!! I am glad we have connected and funny thing is we are both so close in our annv… mine is coming up on the 19th! BTW that cake looked really good! Have a great day and cheers to another fab year of blogging my friend.

  2. Now I say congratulations on this mile stone… and then say that it was a bit unfair to show such a lovely birthday cake when I live so far away… now I sit with mouth watering trying to convince my wife we need cake today…

  3. Congratulations on your milestone. I’ll be 3 on July 31 and had no ideas how delightful the whole matter could be esp meeting such high quality people and being exposed to their talents.

    • Wow 3 already soon. What an achievement. I can see me doing it for years to come too, as I feel like you. I met such wonderful people out there, and it gives me great pleasure reading their blogs. Yours included. You have such great humour! Thanks Carl

  4. Congratulations !
    Happy Birthday Day to your sweetest blog !
    My best n sincere Wishes for you and your talent my friend !
    Your awesome style attracts me a lot πŸ˜€
    Thanks for the sweet Cake and tasty tea – The best from the best friend !
    God bless you with more n more success dear friend πŸ˜€

  5. Hiya Ute,
    Happy Blogsday πŸ™‚ I’ve signed up at last!!! Your blog is wonderful, so many Uteisms!!! I love it. God Bless
    Teresa xx

    • Lovely to see you for my first anniversary, here. Thank you so much for visiting and following and your lovely comment. Are you going to have a blog?
      One of the most wonderful experiences I have had in my life – having my blog!
      Welcome to the community!
      Love Ute xx

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  7. Congratulations on your first year blogging with WP Ute. Your blog has always been positive and made me smile. May you have many more years of happy blogging to come. Ralph xox πŸ˜€

  8. i intend to go back and read your earlier posts that i missed. you are like fresh air in the morning, a great way to start any day:) congrats and hoping many years of blogging ahead for you!

  9. Alles Gute zum Geburtstag UteSmile!
    YUMMO on the blogthday cake. That is quite the sweet treat!
    Chirp, chirp πŸ™‚
    Happy to be one of your 319 & counting… xo

    • Thank you very much RoSy, June is strawberry time…… hence the yummyness!
      I am so happy that you are one of my wonderful followers! So great to have you here πŸ™‚

  10. A year old now aye… And many more birthdays to come! I agree with RoSy. Glad to be a part of you 319 and counting! πŸ™‚

  11. Give thanks to the Holy One, Give thanks to Jesus for your birthday. Just love this song, Ute. I sing this all the time. God Bless you. Keep on Shining.

  12. Today is my first day to your blog! So exciting to have found you on your special day!! Congratulations! I look forward to your next year. God bless you in your journey!!! Skye

  13. Hi ute,
    I’ve just been reading some of your older posts & they have really cheered me up. Your wisdom, wit & kindness shine from every comment & they are what you are – positive & uplifting! Thank you for introducing me to your blogging world. You are my ‘chicken soup for the soul’ xXx Teresa G x

    • Teresa, thank you so much for your sweet and kind comment. I am so happy you like what you read and find it uplifting – my purpose! Hope you enjoy man more posts to come! Much love Ute x

  14. I missed your blogs birthday Ute, darn it. But a most happy first year Ute. You light up the blogging world with your posts and I’m honored to be a friend, Keep on posting, you’re good for the soul (soul food, lol) All my love, Penny, xo

    • Thank you so much Seyi, I am so happy to have met so many wonderful souls through blogging, including you who give me so much love and happiness! Hugs Ute x

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