Friday, February 19, 2010

WHAT A RIDE---


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!!!!
NOW------
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!!!


17 comments:

  1. Congratulations to all your winners, and congratulations to you on your blogging anniversary!

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  2. WOW, what a fun post to read. I am sure all the winners are going to enjoy their beautiful prizes!

    By the way, I agree with you and little sister...that towel will look good being used by the pool :)

    Once again Congrats on the Blog Birthday!

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  3. WOW! How exciting!!!! What a generous giveaway, I am so glad I was able to enter and win something.

    Have a great weekend!

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  4. Oh my goodness! I'm not used to winning things. THANK YOU! That's lovely fabric and I already have a couple ideas about how it could be used. Thank you so much! Hugs!

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  5. Everyone is going to have so much fun with all the goodies. Hope you keep entertaining and inspiring us for many years to come. I keep showing us cute kitty pictures.

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  6. Thank you so very very much! I adore those snowmen and to see that i have won won, Too fantastic for words!

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  7. That was a mighty nice giveaway.. Congrats to the winners..
    Maggey

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  8. Congrats to all the winners!!! & your blog birthday!

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  9. Thank you very very much, Im not used to winning things I am over the moon.
    dolly hugs to you.
    Rit.

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  10. Yay! Congrats to all the winners!!! What fun :)
    lv,
    Joy

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  11. Hi Di - I won again! Thank you and congratulations to all the other winners. Great prizes you had for this giveaway! Of course still read your blog - it's my breakfast fix:))
    Hugs from me to you,

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  12. Congrats to all the lucky winners!

    Di...keep up the fun blogging :)

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  13. What a fun surprise! I was just reading through my blogs, winding down on a Saturday afternoon...and I won something. Does the weekend get any better than that?

    Congratulations on your blogiversary and thank you for such wonderful prizes.

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  14. Hi Di,
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY AGAIN! CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WINNERS! and I am soooo very happy to be among the winners of this really great giveaway party! Di, you certainly do know how to host a giveaway! You ROCK! THANKS THANKS!!!! My computer was down and it has just been fixed ... this was the first email I saw!!!! YEAY!!!! Oh and I LOVE LILA's fabric!!!!!
    big hugz
    Pam

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  15. Oh! I'm so excited! thank you thank you thank you. can't wait to get my sweet surprise. BTW My mother lover her birthday present that I made for her. I just got home from visiting her. Like you ... it's back to work.... birthday fun, games, and yummy treats are over at least till the next birthday bash.
    Hugs,
    Rebecca

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  16. Oh Di - you are so generous! You are one of those people I was talking about who just make the world a brighter place with your blog, and your kindness!!!! Congrats to all of the winners - and I'm so excited that I'm one of them!

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  17. I cannot believe I missed this post too ! LOL
    I sure am slipping...what's new? LOL
    Congrats to the fortunate winners. Diane is such a treasure with such a warm heart.

    My sincere best wishes to both your blogs, Diane, for another year of happiness.

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