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Award Wonderful Team Member Readership Award

And finally I was awarded this one

by the Red Headed Stitcher so long ago I expect she forgot all about it.

And here’s what to do

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.

So here are my 14 Nominees

The Snail of Happiness

The vibes

A little patch of heaven

winter owls

Ziggy Shortcrust

EA 1701

Cross Stitch your heart

The View Outside

I know I made you smile

Best of Crochet


Knit read and click

J G Burdette

Handmade card blog

I hope some of these are new to you and you enjoy them as much as I do. I have enjoyed blowing a few trumpets for all the great blogs I follow.


Award- Liebster Blog Award

I was nominated for this award a while ago by Rainbow junkie corner, but lacked the skills to do what was necessary. Now I have those skills here I go.

First the Award

And all I have to do is post 11 random facts about myself, answer 11 questions from the person who nominated me and then nominate 11 people whose blogs I like.


1 My Favourite apples are Pink Ladies

2 The first place I went to abroad was Cannes in France, where I learned to swim.

3 My first job was a summer holiday job in a shop called Rowntrees in Scarborough- it’s now a Debenhams. I sold suits!

4 I prefer to drink Earl Grey tea to any other tea.

5 The first thing I knitted for myself was a purple jumper when I was at college, and I rather think my room mate knitted more of it than I did!

6 The first garment I sewed for myself was at school where I made some Red Baby Doll PJs. Who knows what I mean by Baby Doll PJs. Believe me they were quite the thing!

7 I was once a waitress- I left after three days, it was not me!

8 I HATE Beetroot.

9 My husband, then boyfriend and I once hitchhiked to London to see the Haywain!

10 I love the smell of freshly mown grass.

And now for the 11 Questions

  1. Why did you start a blog?- I started to blog nearly a year ago- I needed to prove to myself that I could learn new things!
  2. How many blogs do you follow It appears the answer to this is 107!
  3. What makes you happy? Being with all my children, partners and grandchildren at once
  4. What are you most grateful for? I suppose that I am fortunate enough to have been born as a Baby Boomer in the UK where  life by and large is good.
  5. What is your favourite food? Lemon meringue pie
  6. What sort of weather do you like best? A sunny and warm English summer day.
  7. Which famous person would you most like to meet? I would like to meet Germaine Greer, but I might not understand everything she said!
  8. Where would you most like to go for a holiday? New Zealand- the scenery looks stunning
  9. What sort of books do you like to read? I like many sorts of books but they need to be well written and to say something about life.
  10. What style of music do you prefer? Happy music -can be classical, pop, jazz or folk.
  11. What characteristic do you hope other people will most value in you?
    Kindness. The world would be a better place with more Kindness.

And now for 11 super blogs- do check them out. In no particular order

1 Doodlerainbow

2Crochet with Tamara

3Hannah Ackroyd

4 Stitch and Purl

5 chicenvelopements

6 Mrs M makes

7 Faith hope and charity shopping

8 the high note dot net

9 Ginx craft

10 Attic 24

11Red Headed Stitcher

Please check their blogs if they are new to you.


Awards- Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

I have been nominated for some wonderful awards and my skills have now improved enough ..I hope to accept these in the spirit in which they were made. So here goes with the first one- if this works I’ll post the others soon!

Sisterhood of the world bloggers award

This has been awarded to me by Prague by Katy whose blog you can find here,

Thank you Katy

And these are the rules.

▪   Provide a link and thanks to the bloggers who nominated you.
▪   Answer 10 questions.
▪   Nominate 10 blogs that you find a joy to read.
▪   Provide links to the blogs and inform the recipients they have been nominated.
▪   Include the award logo within your post.

10 Questions to answer:

1. Your favourite color?  —  the turquoise colour of  the seas around the Greek islands
2. Your favourite animal?  —  Cocker Spaniels
3. Your favourite drink?  — Water
4. Facebook or Twitter?  — Facebook
5. Your favourite pattern?  – I don’t wear patterns much but I am sucker for children’s  fabrics – toys ,animals etc
6. Do you prefer getting or giving presents?  – Giving  always.
7. Your favourite number?  – 3
8. Favourite day of the week?  – Sundays- family time
9. Favourite flower? – Daffodils
10. What is your passion? – My family ,my home, books and Yarn

10 Blogs which are a joy to read

1 Agujas

2 Pillows A La Mode

3 Buried Words and Bushwa

4 The Green Dragonfly

5Big House Little Prairie

6 Hi JK crochet

7 Marzipanmelloo

8 Rainbow Junkie

9 Creative Pixie

10 The Little Room of Rachell

I so hope this has worked!





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