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Making the Ordinary, Extraordinary

Very Inspiring Poets

Very Inspiring Poet Award I posted the first edition of this poetry blog award here.  I’ll admit it, that post was written in my first year of blogging, and I … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shauny Award

The Shauny Award Dear Kitty of Some Blog nominated me for the sparkly new Shauny Award for blogging excellence. There aren’t really any rules for the award, which is pretty … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 14 Comments

A Lovely Community

One Lovely Blog Award I received the One Lovely Blog award from Ajaytao 2010. I`m so honored to have so many friends in this community! Here is my second award … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Birthday

Today, as well as being New Years Eve, is also my Blogs Birthday! Its been a whole year. I dont even know where to begin. Im so lucky to have … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 6 Comments

Poetry Badges

Existing Poetry Badges+Competitions in the Blogosphere I like badges. They are shiny, and they make you feel good. Badges are those little things that say, “Yes, Ive done something with … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 9 Comments


           The Very Inspiring Blogger Award              It is a truth universally acknowledged that blog awards aren`t always fair. How else could such a lazy … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Drive To Write

I love responding to blog challenges. They challenge me, and they make me feel like eventually I will have someone respond to some of my challenges. Even better, I have … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 6 Comments

Poetry Challenge Week: Day 7

I know, it seems a little weird to have the week end on a Friday. On the other hand, Im sure the second you get out of work, it feels … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Poetry Challenge Week: Day 5

Our Adventure So Far… Wow, weve reached the fifth day already! I feel like we have done so much, and come so far. Thats probably because its true, though! We … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Poetry Challenge Week: Day 4

So, the story so far: Day 1 we decided that there might could possibly be some poems out there that don`t suck, and that it might be a worthy goal … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · 5 Comments

Poetry Challenge Week: Day 2

We are continuing the poetry challenge. Hopefully you did your homework yesterday and found at least one poem you actually liked, so you wont be feeling so dejected at this … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · 5 Comments

When Life Gives You Lemons…

Yesterday evening, a frantic Zambini was scrambling to create a lovely post for you. In between visions of gumdrops were dancing and fawning fans, ready to praise my very pen. … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Liebster Award!

Waah! I Feel So Loved! Thanks to EggYolkDays for nominating me! I have to say, there is something you have to love about a family blogging team! :) The Liebster … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 5 Comments

Why Do I Blog?

People sometimes ask me why I ‘waste’ my time, scribbling words away to a bored audience. There are many reasons! I love that ah-ha moment, and I want to bring … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 4 Comments

I`ve got Sunshine

The Sunshine Award dearkitty1 nominated this blog for the Sunshine Award. Thank you so much! I`m starting to feel a little overwhelmed by how much people seem to like my … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · 6 Comments

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