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Awe-Summm award.....

Last week, the lovely Kate from everydaycalm gave me a blogging award.

As a result I have to list 7 things that make me awesome. This is by no means an easy task, but here goes.....

1.I am an optimist, no matter what happens I always look on the bright side.

2.Once I set my mind on doing something, I follow through and get it done.

3. I am honest and straightforward, sometimes too much so!

4.I adore learning about new places and new things. When I am not travelling I am collating ideas on where to go next.

5.I like helping people and never expect anything in return.

6.I like to think that I add value where ever I go, hence I have set up two businesses in France and are in the process of setting up a third with my partner.
7. I have attention to detail, and although I am a big-picture person,I like to make sure that I do not miss the smaller but often very important items.

Now I have to choose seven awesome blogs...that's a tough decision.

I am so in awe of you Mary, you overcome every obstacle and I adore your blog abouting renovating the church.

2.Brabourne Farm
Leigh's blog is one of may favourites, I always go there when I am seeking inspiration

3.The house that AM built
I will be a little sad when the house is complete and I love hearing all about Anne-Marie's trails and tribulations of building a new nest for her and her family - it is such a great blog!

4.How sweet the sound
My saturdays will never be the same thanks to Beverly and Pink Saturday and with 160 fellow bloggers it is sure to be one fabulously pink party!

5.Hooked on houses
I too have been hooked on houses for a very long time and I love reading all about them, no matter where they are in the world. Fabulous and I am mad about "hooked on fridays".

6.De gode ting i livet
AK's blog is like a breath of fresh air - J'aime beaucoup!

7.Ella and baba
Cate always posts fabulous photos and I am enjoying learning about her renovation project.

That was a lot harder than what I thought it would be as there are so many awe-summm blogs and it is hard to single out a few so for those that did not get a mention - I adore you all and you make my life a better place even if my partner does not think so - I think that he thinks that you are all figments of my immagination - make believe friends!

Below are the rules and guidelines to the Awe-summm award:

* List 7 things that make you Awe-Summm and then pass the award on to 7 bloggers you love.

* Make sure to tag your recipients and let them know they have won!

* And finally link back to the blogger that tagged you.

à la prochaine

L x


  1. It was so fun reading your list of "things that make you awesome"! I think we have a lot in common, for I probably would have given over HALF the same answers as you!!!

    Toma, aka The Antiques Diva

  2. Toma, it was a lot harder than I thought it would be as it really made me think about me

    I love your blog!

    Leeann x

  3. How kind of you to pass this award along to me! Thanks so much. I enjoyed reading the things that make you awesome.

    I have to check out a couple of these other blogs you mentioned that I haven't been to before. Thanks!

  4. Thank you!!! You made me really happy now!!! And you really deserve this award, you have the best blog I`ve ever visited! ;) AK

  5. Thank you !!

    I am loving your blog and following your projects as well....I think we are cut from the same cloth. As I said before , a visit to you is on my short list.

  6. Congratulations on your Award.
    I enjoyed reading about what makes you Awesome.
    Your blog is one of my favourites and love to visit and see what neat things you are up to.


  7. Thank you Leeann...I think you are very special & your blog is Divine!!(must be the Kiwi bit!) I love my visits to France. My Husband sound like yours, he just cannot get the blogging thing!

  8. It's 4am, the morning of my house move, and I am BLOGGING! I couldn't sleep and I woke to find your lovely award so I had to thank you for your kind words... before the removalists arrive! My hubby also has been know to mutter the words, 'imaginery friends' but he has come over to the other side.... with time. He calls everyone my their bloggy names, knows all the goss, and love to follows everyones lives through me! A-M xx

  9. I'm so pleased I passed on this award to you's lovely to learn more about you and to visit the other fabulous blogs you nominated.

    Thanks for joining in.

    Kate x


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