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Monday, January 2, 2012

Blog Anniversary.

 Well 1 year ago today my lovely Daughter dragged me kicking and screaming towards the computer insisting that having a blog was a must for me. I knew nothing. I couldn't upload a photo, leave a comment let alone reply to one. All you lovely folks out there in blogoshere have taught me so much.I still cannot believe that I have embraced blogland and it has embraced me so wholeheartedly. So thank you all!
To mark this momentus occassion I have a little giveaway just something simple.
So if you would like to win this little parcel of goodies just leave me a comment and I will draw it on 09/01/2012. The parcel consists of a vintage packet of needles, lace motif, rosebud handpainted button from Tracey Bormann, fat 1/4 of green/white spot fabric, 2 rose cards and 'small tasks' pattern.
I do hope you celebrated the coming of the New Year in a manner that suited you. I had a very quiet celebration seeing 2012 in with a very nice tipple of "Bailey's Irish Cream" with my Husband and my Mum.
I am looking forward to getting back into the swing of things and have managed a little stitching.

I have enjoyed this little venture and am nearly finished. I shall show you when it's completed. I am actually surprised that I managed something so bright (not usually me) but I think it was the spots that did it for me.
Anyway I am very pleased at how it is progressing.
I am off to enjoy another day of 'just being' which means veging out and trying very hard to ignore the state of the nation in my house.....it looks like someone threw a grenade into Santa's North Pole. Not to mention the abundance of Christmas treats that just cannot go to waste. You would think there was a prize for the person who managed to eat all their plum pudding, fruit mince tarts and Lindt chocolate as quickly as possible.
Whatever you are doing enjoy! The beautiful graphic below from MO at Rose Petals from Heaven reflects how I feel about my creative pursuits and I thought you might enjoy it too.
Blessings Michelle xx

34 comments:

  1. Congratulations Michelle. I remember when you first started blogging too. I'm so glad you are one of my bloggy friends and look forward to reading your blog for the coming year too. Hugs

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  2. Happy New Year.
    Congrats on the anniversary Michelle. I love it when we prove to our kids that we're not as silly as we seem - haha speaking for myself of course. Great little verse - I'll be using that one.
    Have a super 2012 with lots of fun, laughter and love.
    Cheers Bron xx

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  3. congrats... I am so glad you did start blogging or I would never have met/read you. sometimes our children have more faith in us than we do... your new project looks lovely...
    Hugz

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  4. Wow that's gone fast - LOL It's lovely having you in Blogland and I hope we get the opportunity to meet really soon. Hugs - Fee XX

    PS. Love that saying - How gorgeous !

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  5. Happy Blog-a-versary, Michelle! I'm so glad your daughter dragged you to the party! Love what you're stitching there...

    Please don't enter me in the give-away - I won one today and feel too greedy, entering!

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  6. Congratulations Michelle. Can't wait to see what it is you've been stitching. Hugs,

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  7. Congrats on the anniversary...good to know you as a blogging buddy for this past year. Now we have a new year ahead with more fun in store. Trish

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  8. Congratulations Michelle, its great that your daughter talked you into blogland and its been terrific to visit your blog.

    Helen

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  9. Amazing the things our children inspire? us to do. I too was "encouraged" to blog by my daughter. Congrats on your blog anniversary it's mine too!

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  10. Congratulations Michelle, so glad your daughter made you start blogging. It's been lovely reading your posts.
    Looking forward to all your future posts too.

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  11. Happy Blogaversary!!
    Glad your daughter convinced you to give it a go.

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  12. Yay for you. I found you on Love Of Quilts blog roll.I have the same picture on my blog too of the roses.Blogging is quite addictive:)

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  13. G'day Michelle. Congratulations on the anniversary. I am so glad that I found your blog.Love the stitchery. The pink spot fabric is gorgeous. Take care. Liz...

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  14. Happy New Year Michelle. And congrats on the anniversary !!!!!! It feels like I have been reading your blog for longer than a year! Keep up the great work.
    Michelle

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  15. Congratulations on reaching your one year anniversary. Good to know you have enjoyed it and best wishes for more years to come.

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  16. Always love popping by to see what you are up to....Happy blogiversary Michelle...

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  17. Happy anniversary Michelle - I've enjoyed reading all about your family, comings and goings and of course your gorgeous sewing projects during the year. Look forward to reading more this year, and not to mention what new projects you come up with.

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  18. Congratulations! and a big thank you to your daughter for dragging you kicking and screaming to the computer a year ago!!!

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  19. Congratulations on your Anniversary! I also saw the New Year in with Baileys (well actually it was supermarkets own brand which is half the price of Baileys!!) Happy New Year. xx

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  20. A Happy & Healthy New Years to you, dear Michelle. Blogland is better because your in it. xxx

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  21. It seems you have been around for much longer..so glad you started Blogging for Obivious Reasons..lol
    Love what you are Stitching..Yum!
    I know I should be Stitching have lost my MOJO a Little..
    talk soon
    xx

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  22. Happy Blogiversary Michelle ! That first year rolls around very fast doesn't it?

    Thank goodness DD encouraged you to kick technology's bum because it's given us all much laughter and pleasure this past year!

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  23. You project looks gorgeous....I am so glad your daughter did that to you because we wouldn't have been swap buddies if she hadn't....Congratulations on a great first year blogging.....I hope this year is just as fun for you....Hugs Kate....xo

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  24. May the next year of blogging be as much fun. So glad that you did start a blog as I enjoy reading it. I hope that we manage to meet up this year, Bronwyn might have to join Mel, Rosalie and I. Congrats on the anniversary.Liz

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  25. Congrats on the bloggaversary. Before blogging it was unimaginable how much blogging could enrich our lives, wasn't it? Best wishes for a happy year of more blogging and stitching.

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  26. Congratulations Michelle on your blogging anniversary. I'm so glad you were talked into doing it... I enjoy reading your blog so much. I love your sign at the end of your post... so beautiful and so true! I hope you get even more out of this year of blogging and I'm still hopeful for that catchup and coffee one day soon xx

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  27. Congratulations Michelle on your blogging anniversary. I'm so glad you were talked into doing it... I enjoy reading your blog so much. I love your sign at the end of your post... so beautiful and so true! I hope you get even more out of this year of blogging and I'm still hopeful for that catchup and coffee one day soon xx

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  28. Happy Blogiversary Michelle & many more to come. I am loving the fabrics you used in your sneak peak. Tracee xx

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  29. So glad your daughter set you on the straight and narrow.
    Congratulations on the blog-aversary.
    It has been fun getting to know you and seeing all your wonderful creations. I look forward to seeing many more.
    Happy New Year - may yours be filled with creative bliss.

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  30. Count me in... what a lovely thing it would be to start 2012 off with a lovely win like this.... so I will keep everything crossed. I love your new stitchery... very cute.
    Cath Ü

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  31. Congratulations on your first anniversary of blogging. I love your heart with the stitchery in it.

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  32. Congratulations on your blog anniversary...it's interesting what got us started on blogging...your thought at the end of your post is very thought provoking, thank you for sharing it..

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  33. Hi Michelle, Happy New Year, I am writing this on the train between St Petersburg and Moscow, the countryside is covered in snow, very pretty, tomorrow we fly back to Hong Kong so back to the warm weather. Cheers Rosalie.

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  34. Well you have to be in it... to win it... so can you put my name in your "hat" please. I love your "stuff"..
    Thanks :)

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