Tuesday, August 10, 2010

What’s new?

I’m having the best week and would just like to share some of it with YOU!


My husband made a new banner and I changed photos on my sidebar (a test photo)……


I reached 300 followers ( I feel a giveaway coming soon)! Thanks to everyone that stops by and leaves a comment! I am always thrilled to read my comments and visit you, too!

One day I got TWO packages in the mail! That’s always exciting!

Diane from Diane Knott's Musings and her daughter Holly from  Finger Lakes Art opened a new ETSY shop, Cottage by the Pond and I won their giveaway!

Diane sent me this box full of goodies (she put in extras, too) !


and Holly sent me a wristlet that she made!


I love everything….and will enjoy all of my goodies! The wristlet is something I can really use! Thank you sweet ladies!

I also found a wonderful giveaway HERE and guess what it’s called? Lavender Dreams! Doesn’t that sound perfect for me?!!

And here’s another giveaway I would love to win…or for one of YOU to win! Lydia is giving away one of my favorite aprons made by Marie Madeline's Studio ..enter HERE !


This is some Lavender at the Park! It smells amazing! I hope you are having a fabulous week!

What’s new with YOU? Red heart


Lallee said...

The new banner looks very nice. Such a beautiful view! Very pretty items you won too.

What's new with me: I'm headed to the mountains (Boone) tomorrow for a sister reunion! I hope to get some mountain pics too ;-)

Anonymous said...

Diane, you're sweet to mention us and our shop! We're both happy that you won our giveaway! Enjoy all the goodies! They couldn't go to a sweeter person!
Hugs, Diane

Anonymous said...

Diane, you're sweet to mention us and our shop! We're both happy that you won our giveaway! Enjoy all the goodies! They couldn't go to a sweeter person!
Hugs, Diane

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

Love your new blog header!

Vee said...

You went right over 300! Good for you. Say, Diane, you were the first to say that you wished to have been a part of the postcard exchange. If you want to send me your addy, you're the gal who'll receive it. :D

Love the new header and the sidebar pics. It all looks very nice in here.

Debbie@Nanas Sweet Dreams and Memories said...

Lovely new header.
Congratulations in reaching 300 and counting followers.
The lavender is beautiful...on our way back from the Oregon Coast last week we passed fields of lavender...gorgeous!!
Have a lovely day.
Debbie :)

Freckled Hen said...

I love your new header, and 300 followers?! Wow! That's because this is such a happy place to visit!

NENSA MOON said...

Hi, just passing here...
Congrats for winning the gift away...
and also for 300 follower...It's such a great.
Glad to be here..
Have a fab Tuesday!!

Anonymous said...

oh I love your photos.I love your things you receved in the mail as well.To cute!I visited the giveaway blog with the lavender lovely giveaway.Thanks for sharing that.

Marydon said...

G'day Diane ~ What a lovely new page.

Aren't you the lucky gal, such beautiful gifts to receive. Congrats on your 300th milestone.

Have a wonderful summer day ~
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

Marie said...

I love, Love, LOVE your new banner!! How very beautiful! Sounds like you have had a fabulous week so far! Love your gifts you got in the post! xxoo

Stacey said...

Diane, I hope your great week continues! Congratulations on your followers. :) Your blog is always a sweet place to visit.

Molly @ A Bit O' Shine said...

WOW you ARE having a fabulous week! Good for you! A sweet lady like yourself well deserves it!

Elizabeth and Gary said...

You have been a lucky lady! wonderful gifts!. I love your header, how sweet of hubby to design it for you... I always enjoy my visits with you!.
Big hugs, Elizabeth

It's Just Dottie said...

Great new look and as always your pictures are just perfect. I enjoyed my visit.

Happy@Home said...

Glad to hear you're having a good week. Your new banner is beautiful. Congratulations on your giveaway wins. How fun and lovely gifts you received.
Oh, and congrats on 300 followers. Always enjoy my visits here.

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Diane,

The new look to your blog is lovely, also love the pretty pink flowers and the lavender.
Well done for winning all the lovely giveaways and for 300 followers.


The Pleasures of Homemaking said...

Your new banner is gorgeous! Nice to hear you're having a good week, me too~smile!


Holly Knott said...

I love lavender! I'll have to go check out her giveaway. Thank you for showing pics of your goodies from us. I love your photos of the Blue Ridge Mountains!!

retdairyqueen said...

Just found your Blog and enjoyed my visit
Loved the photos

Vintage Girl/Marivel said...

thank you very much for your visits
and comments .I did not know you are the earrings's customer ;
Thank you very much ,I hope you like my earrings.
Best wishes.

Brenda@Cozy Little House said...

You lucky girl! One, for having a talented husband. And the other, for winning the giveaways. Diane and her daughter are so talented.

Anonymous said...

Love the new blog header...what a beautiful photo of the mountains. What great goodies you got...love the pear and that little wristlet is wonderful!!

From the Kitchen said...

I must comment on your banner. It speaks to my heart. I miss those Blue Ridge Mountains so much. I visit them every October. Can't wait!! What treats visits from blogging friends are--and, then when one gets those lovely packages in the mail it's very special.
Hope you continue to have a lovely week.



Congraat's on 300 followers and the new banner is pretty! There is something about mountains :)
Nice wins!
deb :)

The Main Twist said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog and following me! I saw a border of lavender in front of a restaurant that i visited this last week and posted a pic of it at my blog. While eating dinner I was thinking of you! I love your blog and after visiting NC in July I love your state! Congratulations on winning the giveaway from Holly and Diane as well as having 300 followers!

Cyndi said...

Oh Diane, I love the new banner. Is that one of your photos? What lovely gifts you received...it's so much fun getting "squishy" envelopes in the mail!

I hope your week just continues to get better and better!



Jorgelina said...

Lovely new header.
Congrats on 300 followers.