Debbie from Beautiful Dee's, Claire at To Be Me Jewelry, Chyme Cindy, Blondee from Blondee's Diary, Amy at Artistically Amy, January Asia and Steven Hui from The Caffeinated Globe, Mya from Elbows on my Window Sill, Anastasia from Sweet butter Bliss and Cathy from Just an Aussie Girl!
So now I have to obey the rules and I have to:
1. List the top ten things that make me happy.
2. Share with my favourite bloggers and ask them to do the same.
3. Link the blog's I choose and link the blogs of the people who gave it to me.
So....I hope the following people don't mind being tagged with these awards!
I have chosen:
1.Blondee, Debi, and Johanna to receive the Trendy Blog award because their blogs are natural, beautiful and welcoming.
2.Dawn from Dawn and Aggie, Elizabeth from I Heart Sunny Days and my son Big Al to receive the Sunshine award because they make me smile.
3.Cindy from Purple Froggie Clay Stuff, Melissa from Those Northern Skies and Allessandra from Random Tips to receive the Bright side award because their blogs are positive, happy and bright.
4. Dawn from Mom-o-logues and my daughter Maddy, Rosie from Roses and Rutabagas and Susan from My Place to Yours to receive the One lovely Blog award because their blogs are just....well...LOVELY!
If you haven't been to visit any of the sweet bloggers I have mentioned then please go and say hi-you will be glad you did!
Now, to the 10 top things that make me happy:
2. Reading magazines while relaxing with a cup of tea.
3.Going to the Beach
4.Christmas! Have you seen my new Christmas Blog yet? Please pop in if you have a moment!
5. Disneyland...at Christmastime!
7. My kitchen!
And the final thing that makes me happy, thanks to Marty from A Stroll Thru Life, is decorating with cloches! Thank you Marty for introducing me to the cloche!
I love the way that I am able to share my favourite things with my blog friends and that they have taught me so many wonderful things. I am very grateful to so many people for making my first year of blogging so wonderful and rewarding.
When I started this blog one year ago I decided that I would use it to give thanks for the wonderful things that happen in my life. I wanted to spend 5 minutes a day focusing on being positive and grateful. I wanted my blog to be a celebration of my family and of all of things that my life special. I wanted to blog about my favourite things in life and I wanted to meet new friends from all around the world.
I have learnt so many things this year but the most important thing has been to give thanks for the many things that have made my life so happy.
So to say a big thank you to my blogging friends I am having a give away....A favourite things give away!
I am giving away some of my favourite things to two people. The first gift will consist of an Australian made candle and an issue of Australian Country Style magazine which comes with a "Keep Calm and Carry On" tea towel.
I loved this magazine so much I bought a copy for the winner and a copy for me!
The second gift is another magazine, "Notebook", and a New Zealand made lavender soap which sits on a wooden soap dish.
If you would like to join in and enter you must first be a visible follower. I will use the random generator thingy to select my two winners so please leave a comment telling me that you are a follower. If you would like to add something to your sidebar about this give away please let me know you have done so in another comment and you can have another chance at winning.
I will post these gifts to anywhere in the world so all of my blogging friends are welcome to join in!
The names will be selected on October 1st.
~Give away is now closed~
I wish I could send all of my blogging friends a gift as you are all so special to me. Thank you so much for your support, comments and of, course, Friendship!
Blessings and best wishes,
Natasha In Oz