The Dark and Cold Night

The assignment blogging 101: use dark, fridge and tears of joy or sadness.

 

Happy Halloween !!!!

The sky is getting dark, the ghost’s and gobbling’s are waiting at the door, witches galore….  I grab the candy from the fridge, pour it my dish, stir it up..  and

Oh me, oh wow, look at all,  let it flow, the tears of joy!!! To watch and see the little ones with glee 🙂  hee-hee

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The Newbie Blog Award

I am honored and delighted to be nominated for this award. Thank you so much for this nomination Jiggle On Yes I am definitely a new blogger and learning new things all the time. I am finding so many interesting blogs and writings and thoughts and oh so many other things!!  Thank you for helping me and for picking my blog for this fine nomination. I graciously accept and look forward to oh so many more learning experiences as I make my way thought these beginning stages of blogging and the blogging community. Thank you again Jiggle On and may we continue to meet up with one another in our blogging journeys.

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Let’s get down to the rules first, shall we?
•Answer the questions set by your nominating blogger
•Nominate FIVE bloggers who have not yet reached 30 posts on their blog or have less than five months of archived posts
•Ask six questions of your own for your nominees and your nominator to answer
•Choose ONE weekly feature to do and stick to it for a month or choose ONE monthly feature to do and stick to it for six months (or do both!)
•Add your FIVE bloggers to your feed immediately (if you haven’t already done so) and comment on their features
•Remember to tack it on to your sidebar so you don’t have to do a do-over (unless you want to)

So moving on to completion of the rules. My answers to your questions are:

1.) What is your favorite color and why?  My favorite color was green at one time but now it is purple. It was my Mom’s favorite color and I have come to realize how beautiful a color it really is. It seems to create a peaceful and loving aura. It adds a delicate touch to all things and it is a happy color. 🙂
2.) Tea or coffee?  Definitely coffee 🙂
3.) Do you have a hobby? If so, what is it.  No I guess I haven’t been able to get into anything lately as my life has been a bit hectic although I use to collect old post cards. Back some years ago, a friend introduced me to flea markets. That is where we did our searching for old post cards from the area we lived in. It was fun and I still have the collection.
4.) What do you look for in a friend? Warmth, sharing, trust, laughter and forever…
5.) What is your greatest fear? Dying The thought of leaving loved ones behind, missing the grandchildren growing up… the unknown… but I do trust in the higher power and have faith.
6.) What is your favorite holiday? I guess I would have to say Thanksgiving. This is a time when family and friends come together to share a meal and engage in great conversations and fond memories. It is a time of being thankful for the people in our life and the beauty that sounds us everyday. A day with family and friends is a very special time!

My nominees are:

1. Living Intentionally Simple

2. A Novice Writer

3. One Unicorn at a Time

4. Darly Lifestyle Blog

5. My Lonely Hours

I ask you the same 6 questions from above.

My Weekly Feature for a month : I think I will post, on every Sunday, an inspirational thought to follow for that coming week.

 

A Woman’s Post!

Something I wanted to share with the women out there….

“That Woman Is a Success….   Who loves life and lives it to the fullest; who has discovered and shared the strengths and talents that are uniquely her own; who puts her best into each task and leaves each situation better that she found it; who seeks and finds that which is beautiful in all people…. and all things; whose heart is full of love and warm with compassion; who has found joy in living and peace within herself.”

by: Barbara J. Burrowwoman success

Thought of the night!

“When work, commitment, and pleasure all become one and you reach that deep well where passion lives, nothing is impossible.”

by Nancy Coey

Blogging 101

I’ve been working on Blogging 101. It seems to be coming along, some parts a bit harder than others. Not sure if you noticed but I did change my theme but then decided I liked my original one better, so I went back :-). I want to thank all of you bloggers for your time, your “likes” and your comments. I still have a ton to learn but with patience and time I hope to get much better. Thank you again to The Crafty Lady in Combat Boots for the “One Lovely Blog” award. It has all been fun and a great learning experience. I have read many awesome blogs!!! Thanks to all.

“Live you life in the moment” with passion, love and kindness…

Some superfood websites that I use

Just some websites that I have come across and use for my healthy eating choices:

1. This is one of the items I am addicted to for my shakes, health bars and snacks. Excellent source of raw power:  shake it, bake it, eat it raw. It is called SuperFood Mix and comes in a variety of flavors. I use the unsweetened Pumpkin Seed one. Yum… I found this while living in the Venice area of Florida and now that I am no longer in Florida I order it online. They give discounts when you order more then one.

2. This site is for hemp seed, goji berries and all that kind of stuff. They have these awesome raw vegan coconut wraps! Never hear of them before but ordered them a few weeks ago… wow! I made a Turkey wrap and it was excellent.Anyway This site is called Sunfood superfoods and they also have quit a variety to choose from.

Just thought I might share some of what I use in case anyone was looking for some different healthy ideas.

“Live your life in the moment” with passion, love and kindness”

Yummy!!!

Oh my goodness!!! Nadia was absolutely right. I tried her recipe for the chocolate shake and it was absolutely delicious!! I added my normal hemp seed, goji berries but wow, I will be adding this to one of my favorites!! Thanks again mumanddaughter for all your great information!! Have a wonderful day!

“Live your life in the moment with passion, love and kindness”

Reflections…..

As I sit back and reflect on these past years and all the different paths I’ve hiked down in this wonderful journey of life I smile a gratitude smile! I have learned many things, experienced much beauty and met some very interesting people. I have realized the importance of family and how quickly they can be taken away… Yes, the beauty is in the moment, the enjoyment of the now and the sharing of the love that is inside of you. I reflect, I give thanks and I smile!

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“Live your life in the moment with passion, love and kindness”

SuperFood Mix

In learning about the super foods and healthy morning protein drinks I discovered SuperFood Mix while living in the Sarasota FL. area. This stuff is awesome!! There are so many ways this mix can be used… Here is their website if you are interested. Enjoy your day and remember kindness produces smiles :-).  Live your life in the moment with passion!!

superfoodmix.com 

On Friday I was nominated for the One Lovely Blog award by The Crafty Lady in Combat Boots. I would like to  thank you for that nomination. I have never had this happen before and it feels rather exciting.

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As a condition for receiving this award, I am to nominate my favorite bloggers and give seven facts about myself. I am new to all of this so finding favorite bloggers to nominate is going to take some researching.  I am to tell each of them they have been nominated.

The One Lovely Blog Award nominations are chosen by fellow bloggers for those newer and up-and-coming bloggers. The goal is to help give recognition and also to help the new blogger to reach more viewers. It also recognizes blogs that are considered to be “lovely” by the fellow bloggers who choose them. This award recognizes bloggers who share their story or thoughts in a beautiful manner to connect with viewers and followers. In order to “accept” the award the nominated blogger must follow several guidelines:

Nomination Rules:

  1. Thank and link back to the person who nominated you
  2. List the rules and display the award
  3. Include seven facts about yourself
  4. Nominate around 15 (I’ve actually kept it to 5 as it has taken quite some time to just research all the wonderful blogs and come up with these fine 5) Then let them know about the award
  5. Follow the blogger who nominated you (if not already!)

Here are my five nominations

Here are 7 Facts about Me

1.  I have 2 grown children and 3 grandchildren

2. I love the ocean

3. I love the outdoors and walks along the trails

4. I also love to take bike rides and feel the wind in my face

5, I searched for my father (whom I had never met) and found him for my 30th birthday

6. I discovered that I have 6 half brothers and sisters, I am the oldest.

7. I have learned a lot about life over these past 60 years!!!

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