About 8 months ago when I tentatively approached this blogging journey, I didn't really get it. I mean, I knew about the sharing of ideas and inspiration from like-minded individuals, and I figured everyone throws in a touch of self promotion. But friendships?, camaraderie? Really didn't see that happening. Maybe there was a bit of The doubting Grinch in me. Well today I'm ready to join hands with all of you and sing a chorus of "Welcome Christmas"!
This past October I won a giveaway from Linda, of
Olde Baggs 'N Stuft Shirts. The other day I received this lovely card from Linda wishing me happy holidays.
Saturday I received a package in the mail, a very pretty package. It was from sweet Wendy, of Bliss Angels.
Inside was this unmistakably whimsical Wendy creation. It already found it's way to my tree!
Jill, of Feathers & Flight, who always brings the word gracious to mind, is one of the most gifted digital artists I've seen. Always willing to share her designs, she's gifted all of her visitors with
In today's mail was a package from Kim, of Tabby's Place.
Kim and I have been swapping art for a few years now in various groups and she has always been supportive of my artistic and blogging endeavors. I was fortunate to be chosen as one of the winners in her Happy Holiday Giveaway. The prizes were surprises. I'd say a GRAND surprise!
This was so very generous Kim. Thank you so much!
So as this blogging journey continues, I find myself extremely grateful. I am blessed to have each of you in my life. Your warm spirits and kind souls make me a better person. To each of these wonderful ladies, and to every single person who passes through and leaves a kind word or thoughtful comment, thank you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.