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Sharing the Love

A few days ago, someone warmed my heart and made me feel special (again!).
I’ve only been posting my thoughts for a couple of months, meeting new people and just recently been visiting other people’s homes.

I get excited just knowing someone read one of my posts, signed-up to follow my so-called-life, and leave a quick note just to share his/her thoughts. So when Natasha of Thursday Sweet Treat
commented on one of my posts, I quickly visited her site and to my surprise, there it was - my first blog award. It was definitely a great treat!

Natasha, creator of Thursday Sweet Treat, is a truly generous, friendly and talented person. She shares her passion for life and the arts, living her dreams and at the same time sharing her brilliance with everyone. Thank you for inviting me every week and giving me a needed “pat-on-my-back”.

Now the rules for this award:

1. Put the logo on your blog or post.

2. Nominate at least 5 blogs which show great Attitude and/or Gratitude!

3. Be sure to link to your nominees within your post.

4. Let them know that they have received this award by commenting on their blog.

5. Share the love and link to this post and to the person from whom you received your award.

In a short time in this “new world” of mine, I’m sure I’m missing some awesome blogs. But here are 5 blogs I think you will enjoy, too:
1) theMotherhood – I can’t express enough how amazing this community of smart, talented, thoughtful, supportive and wonderful group of women. I was just raving about them a few weeks ago. (Plan to visit Deborah's circle that links to her new colorful blog - Indigo Jones Studio )

2) Techy Mom’s Blog – for a “newbie” like me, information about anything technical is really helpful. She also gives me a nudge every now and then and don't forget to check Tasty Bytes site, where every bite looks yummy!

3) Pat and Mike’s Trips – This couple finally posted their travels! I love the pictures – giraffe lovers, you’ll get a special treat!

4) Ziggy’s Blogs – this “in-your-face” blog is a great guide for mothers with teenagers. Every time I feel like posting about some teen activities, she already got it covered. A quick note to all mothers – never assume or think “Not-my-child”.

5) Maneuvering Motherhood – Plenty to laugh about, so much humor and fun.
Please grab your chair, get a cup of tea or coffee and take time to visit these sites.

Share the love!

(Broke some Lenten promises again, oh well… It’s the week of LOVE anyway…)
See you Monday.


  1. Such sweet treats for Easter, thank you!
    Hope you and your family are having a nice Holiday.

  2. OMG! That is so sweet. Thank you so much. I enjoy your blog too and I'm so glad you got an award. Feels good knowing at least a few people read, huh?

  3. Xelavee, Have a great Easter, too. And you're welcome.I can't wait to be able to read everyone's blogs again;

    Ms Behavin, You're welcome. I definitely feel loved knowing someone takes time to read my posts.

    Getting people to notice you is the toughest part of this whole process. I'm enjoying being able to share my thoughts...and someone is actually listening.

    See you guys around!

  4. And there are so many great blogs out there - if only I have all the time in the world to read and admire...

  5. Jenjen, You are amazing. Wow, thank you SO MUCH for the award. : ) TheMotherhood is all the better because of your involvement, love and incredible contributions. I am so happy your wise and wonderful blog was recognized - I love it!

  6. Jenjen! I want to wrap you up in the BIGGEST hug ever! Thank you for your kind words and for mentionin the Thursday Sweet Treat...I sincerely hope you will be participating this week...your piece last week was incredible. You inspire me...I'm so glad you are part of it and so happy to be part of your amazing's such fun. BIG hugs for you, you amazing woman :)

  7. Big Hugs right back at you. I'll be visiting you this Thursday and hopefully come up with something to share. You're an inspiration and definitely thank you for your motivation.

  8. Cooper and Emily - you know how I feel about that great community that you guys built! I can be your PR/cheer-learder. Thank you again =D


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