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Friday, 29 January 2010

Lucky Me!

I have just discovered that I have been chosen by Artisanne and Ae Fond Kis for the Sunshine award. I can't believe it since it is for bloggers whose positivity and creativity inspires others! Moi?! Surely not - but having been given the award not once but twice I must now try and live up to it! Thanks ladies!!

Apparently I must post the award on my sidebar and then list 12 other bloggers who I wish to award too who must then do the same - of course I quite understand if you don't wish to get involved in this at all - I still love your blogs. So here goes and to anyone I have missed out - I am sorry since all the blogs I follow could be said to inspire me with their creativity and positivity.

First the lovely Lucy at Beads Crochet and Puppydogs.

Louise over at Gephart836 who was one of my first visitors

Marmalade Rose for setting up the 20 minuters!

Pipany at Pipany and the Poltisko Memoirs whose blog photos amaze and lift my spirits

Posy who is feeling poorly just now but remaining positive and cheerful

Lesley at Printed Material who is going through a difficult time

Viota at Shells, bells and Flowers who has been with me from the start

Tabiboo whose first blogging anniversary it is today

Floss at Troc, Broc and Recup who is also not well but remains cheerful

Jill at Third Age Musings whose lovely Marvin makes me smile every time I visit

The Garden Bell - whose blog is always so colourful

Jeanne at Tales from a Cottage Garden whose poems always lift my spirits on a Monday!

I could name many more including Lucy at Attic 24 who got me into this in the first place but I am sure she is too busy just now with more important things and many others who I have met along the way - I am sorry I couldn't name you all as your "friendship" has meant and still does mean a lot to me.

I hope I have managed to do this right and that when I press publish your names and the links to your blogs will appear as planned!


  1. Congratulations on a well-deserved award and thanks so much for passing it on to me! I had this... thing (my English fails me here!) with awards; I'm jumping up and down with joy and then i'm sad because i can't decide who to pass them on to :) and :(. So I decided to just pass the fun to anyone interested.
    Thanks again!
    Yiota xox

  2. Oh, you really deserve this! Your 'out and about' photos are some of the most cheering things I see in blogland. Thanks so much for passing it on to me, amongst your other lovely friends.

  3. Jane,
    I can think of no-one who deserves this more than you. You are a ray of sunshiine and it shines through in everything you write. Thank you for mentioning me. Lesley

  4. You sooooo deserve this........ and you also have made me laugh because I got given the same award and wanted to give it to some of the same people! :O)))))))))))))) x

  5. I love it when given the opportunity to visit new blogs.
    Your blog is among the very best ! ! !

  6. Well done! Absolutely well deserved, your blog is brilliant. Thank you for your listing my blog as one that inspires you. I really enjoy your blogging friendship!
    Happy weekend and hugs,

  7. Congratulations! And yes, all names and links appear, don't worry about that. ;-)

  8. Congratulations Jane on your well-deserved award. Your blog nevers fails to inspire with your wonderful creativity.

    However, I made the difficult decision to pass up on awards now as I just don't have the time to do justice in passing them on - I hope you don't mind. But thank you very much for the mention and I'm so glad you enjoy the Monday poems.

    Have a great weekend dear friend. Jeanne xx

  9. Congratulations Jane and thank you for counting me in your list. I am most flattered! xx

  10. Congratulations Jane, your awards are well deserved believe me. Sorry not to have visited you recently, I haven't had the time to blog this week sadly. Love the blue necklace you made by the way, are you wearing it? x

  11. Icks.... I better get working on this award. Thanks so much for the recognition. You took our young friend Lucy.... Who is left for me to only kidding. I always love you blog too, that's why you are on the list....

    Congrats and many thanks,
    Kate - The Garden Bell.

  12. I'm a bit late but thank you for the award and the little bag is beautiful with the flowers on. I hope you are pleased with it, after all of your hard work.

  13. Yippee!!!Thank you so much for the award, I can't believe I have one!! Thank you. You certainly deserve the award... Look how you inspired me to make a crocheted bag :P !!
    I always enjoy visiting your blog.
    Lucy xx

  14. Congratulations on your award..I always enjoy my visit here.....

  15. Well done on your award - you have a great blog that I always enjoy visiting!
    And thanks for the chance encounter with The Magic Apple Tree - I'm still on the winter section, but already have a warm, fuzzy glow! It's a brilliant book! I wish I had come across it before the Christmas holidays, because I could have quite happily have read it for hours at a time!
    Thanks again

  16. You so deserve a double dose of sunshine! Well done :0) x


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