WOW!!!! I had a total of 50 comments--some were "old" friends and some were brand "new" friends----I enjoyed each and every comment!!! thanks!!!
I do want to say some "Thank you's" first---
####First to whomever invented the computer---Thank you!!
####Second to whomever created igoole--blogger--and adding comments to the sites--Thank you--
####Third to my wonderful Quilt teacher -- Sharon Stroud--who while in a class that I was attending many months ago now -- mentioned how excited she was that she had set up a "blog" site---well--it took me a few minutes to get up the courage to ask her " what " a blog site was????? The rest is history---here I am!!!!!
I did my first blog entry on Feb. 18th, 2009--and I had "NO" idea what I was doing or where it would lead--but let me tell you it has been a great "ride"---I have done 315 posts on this site alone--plus the second site---I have more followers, visitors and countries than I ever knew of--it has truly been an "adventure"--and I want to say thanks to each and everyone of you for being along for the ride!!!!!
AND --- now to announce the 'THE WINNERS"---
First--some prizes for some of the mild stones on this site that occur along the way---
>>> First award goes to:
Yvette--of BOM Quilter (fitquilter) for being the very first commenter
Anne-Lise of--Rag. Tag, Bobtail for being the second one
Both of these gals are still "readers" of Blissful---Thanks!!
Next award goes to the Valentine Sew In comments for Saturday's comments--6 of you left 2 comments before the day was over -- they went in the basket and believe it or not here is the winner--
Yep--Kelly--herself of charming Chatter---way to go Kelly!!!!
The next post that I thought had a great response to was the one about my PJSsnowmen by Tilda that I made--so we did a drawing for those comments and --
Sue at "I Purr-Furr To Craft"-- won---one of the snowmen---hope he doesn't melt on you, Sue!!!!
for some more great winnings for the Birthday Party===Little sister was here and she wrote the names on the slips of paper and we used a nice deep basket to put them all in---(and this was sooo much fun!!!!)
The first prize goes to---
Pam at Creative Dawn---yep--Pam--you got the grand prize!!! Have alot of fun with all these "springy" colors!!!
Next Prize goes to--
Kady at Stoney Hill Cabin---now you will always know your ABC,s!!!!
Next goes to--
Rit at Dolly Cloth---hope nobody hunts birds in your area--cause these are sure to be seen as they are sooo bright and colorful!!!!
Next goes to--
Rebecca at Sew I Did It My Self---Hope you enjoy tea or coffee!!!
Next one goes to--
Allyson of Fat Cats Quilts---oh dear there is a bird on the quilt--hopefully your kitties won't notice him!!!!!
Next goes to--
Debby-- and she must not be a blogger only a reader--hope you like to do embroidery, Debby!!!!
And Finally--the last one goes to--
Rene at Luv 2 Kreate--little sister and I decided that the towel with the lemonade pitcher and glass would look nice out by your pool!!!!!
Again to all my wonderful blogging friends---this has been fun---but very hard as I wanted you all to win---but little sister said I had to stop--and save some for the next time!!!!
THANK YOU ALL AGAIN--well it's onward --ah--no--Di--it's back to work--you only have "8" days to finish all your projects---plus the Spring Sew In--go--- get back to work!!!