Tuesday, February 23, 2010

1000th Post TeaTime Give Away!

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I can't believe it.. This is my 1000th post since I started blogging on March 8, 2008. But then online journaling celebrating this time of my life means so much to me and has given me so much joy in the making that I'm really not surprised that this momentous event has come!!

I love blogging,,, mainly because of the marvelous folks I have met from all over this wonderful world.
It is fun to look back at some of the headers I have employed since the blogs conception!

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I used to really try to express the idea of eagles aflight...

Then again, I was so enamored with my beloved United Kingdom I had to express it in my header...
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There came a time when my love of bluebirds took over and I actually amended my name to Winging Upward... which some folks still have listed in the blog listings...
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Seasons have come and gone...
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...just to show a few! But one of the ideas that has driven my blogging the most over time has been the idea of tea...I love teatime!!!
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whether for several..
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... with just your best friend...
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teatime is my favorite pastime!!
So I want to share just a bit of myself in this 1000th post Give Away!! There will be a drawing including all who leave a comment to this post to win the following stack of teatime paraphenalia!
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First of all, a sweet heart shaped loose leaf tea diffuser, and a collection of potpourri tea lights...
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then this gorgeous packet of tea notecards...
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then last, but certainly, not least, this fabulous cookbook....
entitled, Tea Time Journeys, from the Gail Greco's Little Bed and Breakfast Cookbook series!
I look forward to hearing from each and everyone and cant wait to see who wins my 1000th post Teatime Giveaway!!!!
Deadline to leave a comment will be this Saturday, February 27, so my dear Amanda can draw the name on Sunday at which time the winner will be announced. I will get with the winner at that time to get mailing info.. Oh, this is going to be so much fun!

20 comments:

  1. Thank you for the heads up, Carolyn. And, wow! Congratulations on the success of your blog, but more importantly, congratulations on the joy it brings you. And, you are always, always so good about sharing your joy of life.

    God's blessings to you and your family. Maybe your sweet Amanda will draw my name.

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  2. Congratulations on your 1000th post! What a great giveaway!

    I just came over from the Simple Woman's Daybook. I am definitely enjoying my visit with you today...

    Blessings to you~

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  3. Congratulations on 1,000 posts! That is much devotion! Blessings to you for the next 1,000 posts ahead!

    Thank you for your gracious comment on Gracious Hospitality!

    LaTeaDah

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  4. Oh bummer, I am first to comment. First never wins! LOL But, I am with you as a tea lover! It is my "de-stresser"! I love to relax with a lovely cup of tea in the evening. It just makes the world calm down a bit!

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  5. Congratulations on your 100th post. I loved seeing all the headers that you have used. Blogging is such an evolution and in such a good way. It's like with each post, we find out who we are at the core. Thank you for creating such a beautiful place. My sister Susan loves your blog too.
    Karen

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  6. I would love to be entered into your sweet give away. I have begun to develop a taste for tea as coffee upsets my stomach now.

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  7. very nice give-away...just the heart tea diffuser is adorable. Congrats...I'm only about to hit 100th. lol

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  8. How much fun!! I so enjoy your blog, and the music for me is restful!! And I am wanting a tea set because of YOU!! I am so glad you are my sister in Christ! Have a wonderful weekend with Amanda! I am blessed to have my children in Roanoke, have fun spoiling her!!

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  9. Congratulations on achieving 1000 posts! Your blog is always a beautiful and inspiring place to visit.
    All my best to you,
    Carrie

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  10. Carolyn,

    Congratulations! Doesn't time fly by! 1000 posts - wow!

    Please do enter my name in your giveaway. I dearly love teatime.

    Blessings,

    Gina

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  11. Sorry I've not been writing comments alot - I'm having carpal tunnel problems so I am having to rest my hands rather than typing. But its your anniversary and I just wanted to say congratulations and you've sure had some headers in the past. With my hands in the state they are in I think it will still be ages till I get to my 100th. British tea time needs to always be in a china cup - and earl grey too - it doesn't taste the same unless its in a china cup. In our household we only have teatime at the weekends. I love it as its an excuse to have something sweet and calorific!

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  12. Dear Carolyn,

    We are so happy for you on this auspicious occasion! 1000 posts are 1000 ways to brighten up somebody else's life. Both of us enjoy following along with all your joys and sorrows, thoughts and dreams. Please enter us into your lovely giveaway... but we must tell you, it will be Ian who will use the diffuser! Stacey will use the notecards gladly! May God bless you on your next 1000 posts...

    Love, Stacey & Ian <><

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  13. Congratulations on your 1000th post. Wow, what a journey you have in this blogosphere.I loved all your headers and of course your tea collections. Thank you for sharing them. It's exciting to have at least the chance of winning those wonderful stuff you got there!
    god bless you generous heart and may you enjoy more thousand posts.

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  14. Beautiful Giveaway Schotzy, and congrats on 1000 posts! I think my absolute favourite header you have had was the bluebirds one, probably coz I am an ardent lover of birds, and most especially Bluebirds! Here's to 1000 more posts my sweet friend! xxoo

    PS I am hosting a giveaway on my blog today as well!

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  15. Hello Carolyn, How sad that you slipped through my blogging friends list. One thing is so right. Our blogging friends are many and dear. It is too easy to have time slip by and lose contact with some of my dear friends. I am so glad you visited me again just recently to renew our friendship.

    I started blogging in May 2008. Like you this has been the best journey for me. I never dreamed the result of blogging would be the many friendships I have made over the past almost two years. Friends who have become dear to me is the most rewarding of all.

    Congratulations on 1000 posts. It is not without some worry and stress to keep up with a journal like this for two years. Sometimes late nights and worry when it isn't possible to visit as much as one would like. I commend you for your faithfulness to continuing your blogging journey.

    Your giveaway is lovely. I too love the wonderful tea time. I should do it more. I admit it is not a daily event with cakes and scones but I must have my cup of tea every evening and many times during the day too. There is something calming about having tea. Please enter me in your giveaway, I hope I am lucky.

    Blessings and love to you.
    Jeanne, Backyard Neighbor

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  16. Congratulations on your milestone. I, too, have enjoyed "meeting" friends through blogging. Viewing other kindred blogs is like going window shopping or getting new ideas from a magazine. Plus the added benefits of spiritual encouragement. Thanks for the opportunity in the giveaway. rickr456@bellsouth.net

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  17. What a blessing your blog has been to me today! I came across it on The Daybook blog of Peggy (The Simple Woman), whom I also discovered just a few minutes ago.

    I will surely be looking forward to visiting this lovely place again.

    It was your blog title that caught my attention.

    Blessings,
    Lidia

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  18. Thank you for inviting me to comment here! Your blog really looks wonderful, it's great to see a fellow Britain-lover blogging! So here I am, registering to win what looks like a fabulous lot of prizes :) If by some chance I were to win, just leave on comment on my blog, please. Best of luck blogging!

    Abby Rogers

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  19. Congratulation on your celebration! Your blog is beautiful as is the giveaway!

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  20. What a lovely place you have here. Your pictures are grand! Wishing you a grand day of soaring on your blessed Eagles Wings! Cathy

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