Thursday, 28 June 2012

Wow - I've been "Lovely Blogged"!

Barbara over at The New Good Life popped over yesterday to award me with a "One Lovely Blog Award". Which is kinda cool and really made my day!

In order to accept the award, there are a number of things one must do...

1 – Show your Thanks – Thank the person who awarded the honor and link back to them Thank you Barbara!

2 - Share seven things about yourself. In no paticular order:

I jumped out of an aeroplane 29 times in my early 20's during my "parachuting is cool" phase - Its an expensive hobby (and he turned out to have a girlfriend...)

I like to read and am not very good at taking time to read a book - I want to know what happens and read and read and end up staying up 1/2 the night until the book is finished!

I love black flavored tea's and I currently have French Earl Grey (with Lavender), Black Chai, Rose Petal, Stockholme (various flowers), Monk (pear and bergamot) and Earl Grey Romantica (with scotch heather flowers)

One of my all time favorite things to is to read the Sunday paper (with a pot of tea).

I have only been married for 2 1/2 years and think its still great fun!

I have too many jobs and don't get to blog, read blogs and find new blogs as much as I would like to!

I want solar panels on the roof to reduce my powerbill and some sky tube things to let in more light so I dont have to use more power (If I had one would I need the other?)

3 – Nominate up to 15 Blogs that you admire.

Gladys in the Garden - Sara's blog about her garden, crocheting and life.

African Aussie - Gardening triumphs and trials in the northern tropics of Australia.

Kathryns brain - Alpaca farming, yoga and simple living on the otherside of the world.

Greenhaven - Linda's blog about food, family and her garden in Victoria, Australia.

I will add to this list in the next few days...

4 – Contact the Bloggers by leaving comments with them about their Awards –
I hope you all enjoy your nomination as much as I have and pass this award onto others that blog in a way that you admire!

Thanks again, Barbara!


Gladys in the said...

Hi Kara
What a lovely surprised to come home to following a trip to the supermarket. You're really lovely, thank you. You have put a smile on my face. xx

Gladys in the said...

Oh, I meant to say that I laughed at your parachuting phase.
I too want solar panels. Not this year I don't think, unfortunately.

Practical Frog said...

He was really quite cute - my "parachuter amore" (a Para-mour, maybe?) I'm glad it made your day - you have a great blog and I LOVE the photos! - Kara xx

Kathryn Ray said...

Hi! Thanks so much. :-)

It's kind of funny to read that we're on the other side of the world. But of course, it is true. :-)

I laughed about your parachuting too. I've never tried it, but I've been told it can be life-changing.

I would love to have solar power as well. Gosh with the summer we've been having, I bet we'd be making money if we had a system tied into the grid. ;-)

africanaussie said...

Thank you for my award, and now I have more lovely blogs to follow. I never wanted to parachute, but I would like to go in a hot air balloon someday - gosh there I am starting my list already!

Practical Frog said...

Ahh - hot air ballooning!I have done that too, and it is wonderful! I was given it as a 40th birthday present. If the oppotunity arises ladies - grab it with both hands and go hot air ballooning!

I'm glad you all enjoyed your award! I enjoy your blogs and think you are all wonderful ladies!
- Kara xx

Barbara Good said...

Glad you appreciated the award Kara and I love your list! Now let's see. I too have jumped out of a plane in my twenties.... but only once, obviously I didn't have the right jump partner! I too LOVE reading and with the right book will stay up til all hours reading (I got the Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela in one weekend!). I like tea, just regular black tea is fine with me, you are clearly a connoisseur of tea. Sunday paper, all I can say is it's a distant memory. My Sunday's are all about kids and trying to get organised for the week now. I've been married for almost nine year, together for 15 years. I still love it most of the time, but it has changed a lot since the two girls entered our lives, not that we'd have it any other way. I have solar panels being installed any day now and am so excited!

Now to go and check out the blogs you nominated.

Practical Frog said...

Hi Barbara! Wow, so much in common! Let me know how your solar panels go - my 'Darth Husband' wont let me have an yet. He reckons we need to work on bringing the powerbill down first (which Im doing... Slowly)and then he will help fund it. In the meantime I'm on my own if I want to install them and they aint that cheap... :( One day he will come home and find them on the roof I swear!!! I love finding new blogs! See you in the blogosphere! - K xx

Kathryn Ray said...

I finally got to passing the award on. :-)

Thanks again.

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