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Versatile Blogger Award

Hi folks - I'm finally back!!

Apologies for not posting for a while but I have been incredibly busy with rehearsals and concerts etc. and I had to have a self-enforced break from Social Media sites and blogging as I know that I would spend too much time there and not enough doing the other things I needed to do.

I'm thrilled to say that, in the meantime, Cupcakes and Cadenzas has been awarded a 'Versatile Blogger Award' by Girls Who Love to Read (Please click on the link to visit this entertaining blog). Thank you so much for this. It's nice to be reassured sometimes that people do read your blog and that all your hard work isn't in vain although I love blogging so much that I would still do it even if no-one read it. Anyway - before I start to sound like Gwyneth Paltrow at The Oscars - there are a few things that you need to do to fulfil the conditions of getting the award.

1. You have to thank the person who gave you the award and link back to their blog - check.

2. You have to share seven facts about yourself - see below - check.

3. You have to send the award on to fifteen other bloggers whose blogs you appreciate and then let them know that they have been given the award. Read on to find out who I awarded it to - check. 

So, I'll start with the seven facts about me:

  1. I love crafting - especially cardmaking. 
  2. I am allergic to sulphites.
  3. I once almost drowned when my horse and I somehow got into a bog, she lost her balance, I fell off and she fell on top of me pushing me down into the mud under her weight. 
  4. A house I owned was actually part of a 17th Century jail. It could be quite creepy at times.
  5. I love Christmas!! Yay!!
  6. Despite loving Christmas and autumn I do suffer from S.A.D. and regularly use a blue light throughout the long, dark days of winter.
  7. I am very interested in the psychology of dogs and have read a huge number of books on the way their minds work and why they do what they do.
Here are the blogs that I nominate for 'The Versatile Blogger Award' (drum roll please)

In no particular order:

Thank you once again to Girls Who Love to Read for giving me this award and a big thank you to everyone I have passed it on to for writing entertaining and inspirational blogs.

Until the next time,

Denise x


Raquel said…
Thanks for the nomination : )
Wow, Denise, thank you for selecting my blog. Some days I wish my limbs were as versatile as my blog! LOL
Denise said…
Raquel - you're very welcome. I love reading your blog.

Glynis - you're welcome. I really enjoy your blog and I hope today is a day that your limbs are feeling particularly versatile :-)
Unknown said…
Thanks Denise, really appreciate it!
Denise said…
Lisa, you're very welcome. Your blog inspires me :-)
Talli Roland said…
Oh, yay! Thank you so much, Denise. Sorry it's taken me so long to get over here to say thanks!
This is such a nice surprise, Denise. Thank you so much! It was fun learning more about you in your 7 facts. I'm glad #3 turned out okay - yikes! And #4 sounds like quite an experience. :)
TheDollsFactory said…
congrats on the award darling
great post
Always following
Please come and say Hi
The Dolls Factory
Denise said…
Talli - you're very welcome.

Jodi - You're also very welcome. I had previously written a post on 10 fact about me so I don't think there's much more to tell after this :)

The DF - Thank you very much. Loving your blog!
WellPlannedLife said…
Thanks for nominating me too! I will do this as soon as I can get to it - I'm a little behind on blogging/commenting on blogs due to my vacation. But I'll get there! Thanks again. =)
Denise said…
Kanalt = you're more than welcome. I really enjoy reading your blog. Hope you had a wonderful time on your hols! It takes a while to get back into the swing of things.

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