Our Lilac Lane
On February 24th 2011
it will be one year since I
started this Blog.
I still find it amazing that I actually
had the nerve to do such a thing.
But...I did it...and I've had a ball.
I have met some WONDERFUL
people through Blogging..
made some friends..
I have even got to visit far away countries
without ever leaving the farm!
When I sat down and wrote my first post
and then hit that PUBLISH POST button
I didn't know what to expect.
I really figured that it would just go out
into Cyber Space and that no one would
see it or find it interesting enough
to leave a comment.
I can still remember the thrill I got
from seeing that first comment!
Driving up the lane to the cottage
who lives in France
and has a wonderful Blog
was the first person to leave me
I was THRILLED!
She was so kind and helpful
and yet here she was....a stranger.
She told me where I could get pretty
backgrounds and then how to
get music and she was the first blog
We are now good 'blogging' friends and
one day I hope that we will get the chance to
meet in person.
Blogging has opened up a whole new
world for me.
Living way out in the country like we do
you sometimes feel a bit isolated
but Blogging has brought
the world to me.
And for that I am truly grateful.
To celebrate my first year I am having a
First there is a wonderful Banner
Maryjane who's blog is called
Maryjane makes beautiful banners
and tags and mini journals.
The winner may choose a banner
from Maryjanes collection!
She has quite a few to choose from.
Second I have a wonderful purse by
It's a perfect size for taking to garage sales
or flea markets and you can slip it over
your head and shoulder so that you can
use BOTH hands to HUNT for treasures ;)
Third is a medium sized Journal
with an attached pen
that you could use for writing
down idea's for your next
blog post ;)
Forth is a set of
3 pretty tea towels
and a dish cloth.
The tea towels have
cloth tabs on them so
you can hang them up.
Fifth is a Russian Jade
Necklace with matching
The earrings have
So...if you would like a chance to win
this is what you have to do.
1) Leave me a comment here telling me
when you first started blogging.
2) For a second chance to win...already be
a follower or become a follower.
3) For a third chance to win mention
my give-away on your blog or add
it to your sidebar.
The draw will be made on February 28th
THANK YOU to those who have found my blog
interesting enough to follow.