05 January 2011

**Amaze Me, And A Crowning Giveaway!!**

Do you ever have those days where you just want to head on back to the bed and hide all day? Yea? Well, that's how its been for me the past few weeks. Health stresses and life stresses and kids driving me crazy stresses, can be a bit too much sometimes. But when I logged on today and checked my e-mail, I had 5 e-mails from new friends and old friends wishing me well and sending me just what was needed across this vast internet, kindness, support and love. AMAZES ME EVERY SINGLE TIME!!! I have never had friends like the ones I've made by blogging in my life. Sad, but true. So again, I thank you all, so truly from the bottom of my heart!! 

**So, a wonderfully sweet friend of mine just reached her 300 follower milestone and is gifting away one of her beautiful pieces of art to one of her followers!! She should have 3000, she and her blog are that fabulous!!
So head on over to Mittens and read Amy's blog and oooh and ahhhh over her gorgeous creations, become a follower and post about it and leave her a lovely comment and you'll be entered 3 times to win!
I'll be back soon with some new photos of the house and new designs soon, I promise. 
welcome to all of my new followers and of course, thank you to my old faithful ones!! 


  1. I feel for you Melinda...I REALLY DO....Somedays I have to pinch myself when I realize I have been a Mom for almost 24 years....SAY WHAT????
    Hope you feel better soon, I know as soon as Spring gets here we will all feel better.
    Thanks for the update on Amy's giveaway...I've been knee deep in getting my website ready so haven't been reading too many blogs today.
    Hugs to you my friend, Amy (Mom to the Four Sisters)
    Oh, and be ready...I'm having a BIG VALENTINE DAY GIVEAWAY....shhhhhh don't tell...(well that's kinda dumb, I just posted it on your blog...LOL)

  2. I have lots of days where i want to hide in bed all day!!
    Don't tell me the giveaway is that doll head? Jeepers creepers my son would just die if i won that lol !!! He is terrified of dolls not to mention the heads ! lol ! I have my beautiful china wons packed away they freak him out so much.
    I can't wait to see photos of your home!!!!
    Happy New Year blogging friend.
    Pamela xo

  3. You are too good to me girl!
    Thanks for the friendship and the love.
    I know exactly how you were feeling today.
    Unfortunately us mommas don't get paid or time off but we do get unconditional love from our monkeys.
    Just know that they love us but its the kind of love some days that drives us crazy ;(
    Hang in there girl!!!
    I hope the stress of everything else will fade away quickly.

  4. I love your post! A Bloggy Mom has a 2011 blog dare and today we were prompted to write about why we began blogging. In my post I wrote that I have met so many wonderful friends here on blogger...and it's true! You form such bonds with these special women who touch our hearts the way that some people haven't. I love my friends that I have met here...the blogging community is a wonderful community! And yes, today was one of those days where I didn't want to get out of bed... I get those days alot lately!!

  5. Wow... you could have been talking about me... I've had a spell of hiding in bed all day... health, life and kids can be a combo that drains energy sometimes. *wink* Hope you are back in the swing of things soon, you have youth on your side so that's a positive... I know I'm trying to feel and be more energized. The Blogland Community is very inspiring and caring, I'm new to this all and it has certainly exceeded my expectations already.

    Happy New Year... may all your Hopes and dreams come true... Dawn... The Bohemian

  6. awww bless you. I think every mum could relate to this post so well. Although we love being a mummy in todays society we are expected to do so much, and do so very happy most days. But i always try and remember that we are human at the end of the day and we allowed to have duvet days ;-)) Be kind and gentle to yourself. And heres to another year in beautiful blog land ;-)) Take lots of care, Dee x

  7. Oh how I have wanted to crawl back into bed and pull the covers up many a time. But I realise it will all still be there when I emerge. Sometimes I let fear creep in (no income, no partner, no home of my own) and take over. I really need to give myself a shake and get on with it at these times.
    Sending love on wings your way.
    x Sandi

  8. HI Melinda
    such truth about our friends on the blog. I too have been so blessed by ladies I have never met. Yes I have those days too and sometimes they win:) but I keep on keepin on. Just like in Veggie tales! Have a wonderful weekend. Thank you for stopping by and always leaving such warmth on my blog!



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