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Thank you and Sorry

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A big thank you to all my followers, readers and friends here in blogworld, for visiting, reading and commenting on my posts.

You don’t know how much you are appreciated and how much I cherish your all. You are part of my life!

I have been neglecting the blogging sphere a bit as I have been overwhelmed with work – at work and at home with lots of essential DIY and sick children. Falling asleep at the computer did tell me to slow down.

There are not enough hours in a day at the moment.

Keeping the good spirits up and the coffee flowing…. (tea actually)

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My wonderful friends, I am thinking of you and wish you a good remainder of the week.

Keep the love going, keep smiling as I do, and all can be done!

Know that I truly love you all!

you are loved

Thank you Penny for this beautiful image!

More and New awards!…. and my 200th post … WoW

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On 10th June I received a new and very special award from  Summer
“It’s my way to thank each one of you for your friendly comments, the follows, your kind words and the beautiful things you are share with the world..” she writes.
What a lovely way to thank all the blogger friends. I love to pass this on! There is just one rule, when you pass the award on, please share some kind words with that person.
10th and 11th June 2013

10th and 11th June 2013

Was pretty busy these days, and when I came back to wordpress, I received it again from  sunflowerosecw , thank you so much for the award.

My friends, thank you so much for coming to my blog and leaving comments, peace and love.

Inner peace makes a peaceful and calm person. I feel very privileged to have wonderful and peaceful friends here in blogland. Your kindness, peace and love shines through your comments and you deserve this award. I can spread love and I can feel the love in the blogs and I thank you all very much for making my life wonderful, for contributing positivity to my life.

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Wow I was nominated for another new award from The Seeker. It is the Most Creative Blogger Award.

Thank you so  much Seeker for thinking of me and my blog for this award.

 

20th June 2013

20th June 2013

The condition:

The only condition to fulfill in accepting this award is to provide their own perspective on: their creativity and their source(s) of inspiration.

 I am being inspired by this wonderful world around me, by my fellow bloggers, by the love I see around me, by the miracles which happen each day!
 
The nominated blogs do inspire me very much and I find they all deserve this wonderful award.
 

Here are my nominations for both awards:

http://wileyschmidt.com/

http://patinspire.org/

http://carolynhughesthehurthealer.com/

http://pennyquotes.wordpress.com/

http://fredphillips.wordpress.com/

http://espirational.com/

http://ladylovelyblogger.wordpress.com/

http://carpediemmoments.com/

http://awindowofwisdom.wordpress.com/

http://sharingmemyselfandi.wordpress.com/

 Thank you all for inspiring me and making me think and creative! You all deserve a big round of applause and big hugs!
Keep up the wonderful blogging!
 
This is my 200th post and I only just noticed…..can’t believe it…
Love blogging!
Love you!
Have a great weekend!

Awards

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It is award time again and I have collected some . So I shall put them in one post.

I am very very happy and grateful to my fellow bloggers who have thought of me while giving awards out.

My 3rd Best Moment Award is from Sandra from quirkybooks on  12th May 2013.

1st,10th, 28th March 2013 and 12th May 2013

1st,10th, 28th March 2013 and 12th May 2013

Awarding the people who live in the moment,
The noble who write and capture the best in life,
The bold who reminded us what really mattered –
Savoring the experience of quality time.

RULES:

Winners re-post this completely with their acceptance speech. This could be written or video recorded.

Winners have the privilege of awarding the next awardees! The re-post should include a NEW set of people/blogs worthy of the award; and winners notify them the great news.

My acceptance speech:

I thank you very much for this prestigious award and I like to thank  my mum and dad, for making me what I am today, I like to thank my teachers for teaching me the right things, I like to thank my friends for always being there for me, I like to thank my sons , my pastor, my cat, my neighbour…….hugs…..kiss…. courtsey oh I sound so clichee on TV….  so ******  CUT… TAKE 2

and do the real one now:

I do thank Sandra very much for this award and feel really honoured. For me the moment does matter, I live in it, I love it, and I enjoy it. The moment is what I have and I love to make good memories out of it. I live now and every moment does matter! Thank you so much!

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I also got my 3rd Sunshine Award from Nodz – thank you so much on, June 3rd .

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13th and 18th November 2012, 3rd June 2013

Here’s how the nomination works:

  •  Use the logo above in the post.
  •  Link to whoever nominated you.
  •  Write ten pieces of information about yourself.
  •  Nominate ten fellow bloggers “who positively and creatively inspire others in the blogsphere.”
  • Leave a comment on the nominees’ blogs to tell them of the award.

About myself …. hmmmmm…..

  1. I have the best friends in the world!
  2. I love fruit and vegetables, great they are healthy.
  3. People say I have lots of patience, I do really.
  4. I love doing jigsaws.
  5. Every evening I write my thoughts into a journal.
  6. I feel I have so much love to give, I sometimes almost burst. I love to say I love you!
  7. I do love sunshine, but I could sit behind the window watching the rain for hours.
  8. My wish is to travel a bit and visit my blogger friends.
  9. I am participating in my 3rd dance performance soon….hope I don’t go wrong 🙂
  10. I love the gym and will go as soon as I finished this post.

Here’s my nominations for both awards:

http://tracysite.wordpress.com/

http://breastfedblog.wordpress.com/

http://sonelcorner.wordpress.com/

http://einfachtilda.wordpress.com/

http://kattermonran.com/

http://ladysighs.wordpress.com/

http://landoffun.wordpress.com/

http://catnipoflife.wordpress.com/

http://hopethehappyhugger.wordpress.com

http://soumya2012.wordpress.com/

Enjoy , you all deserve it, keep up your wonderful blogs!

One year!

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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.

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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!

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I wish to thank you all  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.

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

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Love you all!

Thank you so much!

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Here are some of my first posts:

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a to z of positive quotes

My treasure

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My treasure is not hidden,

no it is all open right here:

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Yes it is YOU my blogger friends

you are my wonderful treasure.

I wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart

for visiting me

for reading my posts,

for leaving comments.

Your comments touch my heart and I treasure each one of you. I value your honest words. Some make me smile, some make me laugh, some make me cry because they are so beautiful. You make my blog what it is and a Thank You is not enough to express my gratitude. You really don’t know how much you mean to me! I love to connect with you who show me their warmth , love and compassion.

I wished I could all give you something special, in the cyberworld,

I will give you a huge cyberhug and my honest love.

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“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. You’ve got to find the treasure, so that everything you have learned along the way can make sense”

Paolo Coellho – The Alchemist

A true friend reaches for your hand and touches your heart.

You certainly have touched mine!

Thank you so so much !

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Award Time

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Awards are coming again, 🙂

I am happy and honoured that I got the “Wonderful Team Member Readership Award”  from Terry, a wonderful blogger with a big heart.

28th April 2013

28th April 2013

The rules are as follows;

1.The Nominee of the Wonderful Team member Readership Award shall display the logo on his/her blog.
2.The Nominee shall nominate 14 readers they appreciate over a period of 7 days, all at once or little by little.
3.The Nominee shall name his/her Wonderful Team Member Readership Award nominees on a post or on posts during 7 days.

Thank you so much Terry!

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… and another award just came in –  the “I am part of the WordPress Family Award from my friend Marsha, who certainly belongs to my family of bloggers. Thank you so much Marsha for showing me your friendship this way!

  • Rules:
  • Display the award logo on your blog.
  • Link back to the person who nominated you.
  • Nominate 10 others you see as having an impact on your WordPress experience and family.
  • Let your 10 Family members know you have awarded them.
21st April and 1st May 2013

21st April and 1st May 2013

I shall nominate 10 bloggers and you can choose which award you like or have both. It is hard to choose as I love you all!

My nominees are:

http://lifewithclint.wordpress.com/

http://russtowne.com/

http://eternalflame78.wordpress.com/

http://awindowofwisdom.wordpress.com/

http://amaeguerrero.wordpress.com/

http://arlenshah.wordpress.com/

http://boomiebol.wordpress.com/

http://einfachtilda.wordpress.com/

http://knowledgeknut.wordpress.com/

http://soumya2012.wordpress.com/

If you don’t do awards, please see it as my token of friendship.

Congratulations and enjoy!

I have been tagged

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My friend Alastair has tagged me.

The idea is to answer eleven questions set by him and then ask more questions to eleven others.

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My answers to the Alastairs question are here:

1. Do you prefer ridged crisps (potato chips) or flat ones? I am not a big crisp eater, but I do love Pringles, sour cream and chives….mmmmh lots of artifial flavours there…..

2. What was the last music band you went to see live? I have to admit I never saw a music band live, I am more of a theatre, and concert goer. My last theatre was “Singing in the rain” in the West end!

3. Do you prefer tea, coffee, hot chocolate or something stronger?definitley tea and hot chocolate, also not to forget my daily cappuccino.

4. How many siblings do you have? I have one older fantastic sister.

5. What was the last film you saw at the movies? Wreck it Ralph.

6. Is there any sports that you like to participate in? Swimming really and dancing

7. What is your favourite flower? The freesia

8. Is there anything you like to collect? I like to collect Theatre programmes, I got a whole box of all the shows I have seen so far.
9. Have you visited another country? Yes I have some European countries and once I have been in Thailand.

10. Do you have any pets? I do have Thomas the cat and Lilly the bearded dragon.
11. What is your favourite food? Lasagne, definitely lasagne.

My questions are:

  1. Are you open to try new foods from different countries?
  2. Do you see your glass half full or half empty?
  3. Which famous person would you like to meet?
  4. Have you ever met a famous person, who was it?
  5. Internet shopping to real highstreet, which do you prefer?
  6. What is your favourite board game?
  7. How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
  8. What do you do on a daily basis which makes you happy?
  9. What is your favourite cartoon character?
  10. Do you have a partypiece you can show off at parties?
  11. At a dress up party what would you go as?

http://tchistorygal.wordpress.com/

http://renardmoreau.wordpress.com/

http://landoffun.wordpress.com/

http://silkannthreades.wordpress.com/

http://tadams4u.wordpress.com/

http://mixandmatchmeme.wordpress.com/

http://stuffitellmysister.me/

http://ladysighs.wordpress.com/

I shall leave this also open to anyone else who likes to do it.

Remember if you don’t have time don’t worry it is just for fun!

t

Another wonderful moment

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I’m so honored that I got nominated by Ruby from the “Inner feather’s Blog” the Best Moment Award for my post “be positive“. It’s the second time I receive this award and I am happily accepting it and hope my blog will continue to inspire readers, make them think, smile and happy. I appreciate every blogger who reads and comments on my blog. You are all wonderful!

As for Ruby’s blog , it is unique, so inspirational with wonderfully helpful hints and tips. I do not miss any of her posts.

1st and 10th March 2013

1st and 10th March 2013

The “Best Moment Award” actually goes to people who

Awarding the people who live in the moment,
The noble who write and capture the best in life,
The bold who reminded us what really mattered –
Savoring the experience of quality time.

Live life for the moment because everything else is uncertain. Louis Tomlinson

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. Chinese Proverb

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.  Charles Dederich

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Buddha

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I nominate:

Stuff I tell my sister for And I know who holds my hand

The pledge of kindness for all of her postos.

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Also I was nominated for the Liebster Blog Award by Alastair on 11th March. Thank you so much Alastair

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As usual there are rules:

1. You are not allowed to nominate the person who nominated you. 

2. Stick a pic of the award.

3. Write 11 new questions for your nominees to answer.
1.When did you last eat out in a restaurant?
2. Have you ever seen a ballett?
3. Do you prefer proper shopping or internet shopping and why?
4. Do you type with 10 fingers?
5. What is your favourite pasttime?
6. Have you ever been to a live concert? Which one?
7. Do you still write proper letters?
8. What is your weakness?
9. What is your strength?
10. Do you like playing board games.
11. Which is your favourite card game?

4. Post 11 random facts about you

1. I prefer baths to showers
2. I have met Alice Cooper with all his snakes once in a hotel.
3. I used to swim in competitions, but never came first, always second and third.
4. My favourite doll was called Beatrix.
5. I used to love walking in the Black Forest / Germany in summer.
6. I love visiting castles.
7. I  love flowers.
8. My favourite composer is Beethoven, closely followed by Mozart.
9. I am going to join a gym soon.
10. My favourite English dish is a Sunday roast with Yorkshire pudding!
11. I used to do rollerskating in the playground at secondary school, in the breaks. That was fun!

5. Answer the 11 questions set by the person who nominated you.

1.What was the last film you saw at the cinema? “Wreck it Ralph”
2. Have you ever been to see an opera? Yes Mozart, but I am not so much a fan of opera, but I love classical music
3. What country do you live in? Great Britain
4. What 11 x 5? 55
5. What is your favourite Ice cream flavour? Apricot
6. What is your favourite flower? Freesia
7. Do you have any pets? Got a cat and a lizard, a bearded dragon.
8. What colour is your carpet? Mainly blue through the flat, but beige in the bedroom.
9. Do you prefer snow or sun? Decinitley sun, but sun and snow together is nice too!
10. What is the favourite holiday location you have been to? I always loved Austira, the lake in Kaernten, called “Woerthersee” – beautiful corner.
11. Who is your favourite artist living or dead? I don’t really have one, I like loads.

6. Nominate 11 other bloggers, sorry only 5

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