Monday, May 19, 2008

Blogaversary (a month late)!

For some reason I wrote on my kitchen calendar that today (May 19) was my blogaversary . In fact, it was last month. On the 19th.

But I never did post about it then. Oh dear. So deciding it was better a month later than never, I now announce another Eco-bag Giveaway because this blog is TWO! I wonder if the terrible twos will become evident. Hmmmm.

*wooosh to blow out candles*

The only catch is - I haven't made the bags yet! Heh heh :-) I think I'll commit to making 4 bags, and if I feel in the groove I shall make more.

This month, I've enjoyed reading The Pillow Book of Sei Shonogon. It's a Japanese classic written by a lady in waiting somewhere between 1001-1010. She liked to write lists.

So in order to enter the giveaway I would like you to write a list (short or long) on one of these topics.

You can do this in a comment or on your blog.

If you do post it on your blog, please let me know in a comment.

  • Splendid Things
  • Things that make one's heart beat faster
  • Things that should be large
  • Awkward things
I hope that isn't too hard! I think they could be interesting prompts for a scrapbooking LO.

Note: I will post to overseas in this giveaway.
note 2: As the bags are not yet made, I cannot say when they will be posted. So I'm not promising quick service here ;-) Like the ad says, it might not happen immediately but it will happen.

Edited to add: I'll close off the competition on Sunday 25th at midnight NZ time.

17 comments:

  1. An interesting list there!! Will have to put my thinking cap on for that one ... probably won't happen today though. :-} Boys still sleeping - M been up for an hour! And we are off to the see the elephants this afternoon. :-)

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  2. Happy blogaversary for last month.
    They sound like cool things to make a list about too. I might just do one or two of those but don't put me in the draw cos I already have one of your awesome baggies - not that I wouldn't love another one but I'm not being greedy lol.

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  3. Things that make one's heart beat faster. (Lots of things).
    - My husbands kind words
    - My kids saying "I love you Mum" (the sweetest words you'll ever hear).
    (basically my family)
    And then of course there is walking into a scrapbooking shop (looking over your shoulder to make sure DH is still in the corner with the kids and not seeing your ever growing stash LOL).
    I know there is many more but thats the ones that come off the top of my head..

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  4. I love a list so I will gives these topics some definite thought. Happy anniversary!

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  5. Happy Blogaversary by the way!!! Still thinking about this :-) will try and do tomorrow when kidlets are sleeping.

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  6. Happy blogaversary! I love the list ideas - I'm thinking of which to do. Hmmm. . .

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  7. Happy blogaversary Penny! How fun. I'm up for the challenge. I'll post it to my blog.

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  8. What a great idea! I will be back to enter or add a post to my blog...

    Happy Anniversary!

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  9. Things that should be large:

    1. Roller coasters
    2. Libraries
    3. Dessert
    4. White Chocolate Caramel Cappaccinos
    5. Hugs

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  10. Splendid things:
    Coffee,
    chocolate,
    the yellow and orange leaves down our street,
    hugs from boys (big and small) when I'm feeling down
    chatting online to my SIL most nights

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  11. Happy blogaversary!

    Things that should be large:

    Blocks of chocolate
    World acceptance of diversity
    Seats on planes
    My paycheck
    Italian grandmothers

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  12. Happy, happy Blogaversary, Penny!

    Oooh, Eco-bags! Hmm. Too tired to think at the moment. Will get back to the challenge.

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  13. Happy Blogaversary Penny!

    Things that make the heart beat faster:

    Calling Poison Control because your son just sprayed chemicals in his eye.

    Excercising (maye I should think about doing this sometime)lol

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  14. belated blogaversary and I can vouch for your awesome bag because I use it and love it.

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  15. Okay - done mine. Did them all since the list made me chuckle :-) Might do a LO for my book of me and add to it later. Thanks for the idea :-)

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  16. Splendid things:

    *Hugs
    *Sand between your toes
    *Someone saying "I love you."
    *White Chocolate Caramel Cappaccino
    *Friends


    Awkward things:

    *Being caught in a lie.
    *Being told about a divorce.
    *Explaining you had a miscarriage.


    Things that make your heart beat faster:

    *Diamonds
    *Long luxurious kisses
    *Having your child say "I love you."
    *AF being late
    *Signing your first business lease

    I couldn't resist I had to do them all.

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  17. all listed on my blog:-) thanks for the reminder...

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