In The Pink

Thank you Ninotaziz for giving me this wonderful award.  I truly love your blog, and I am honored to recieve this award from you!

Accepting the Pink  Award does not end here.  There are a few wonderful rules to accepting the award
and they are as follows:

1.  Thank and link back to the person that gave you the award.

2.  Share 7 things about your self.

3.  Pass the award to 9 fellow bloggers that inspire you.

4.  Let them know about the award. :-)

Once again I want to thank you Ninotaziz for awarding me the Pink Award.  You have such a giving spirit that shows in your wonderful gift of writing.  I feel blessed and honored to have met you here.

These are 7 things about me:

1.  I am blessed to work at a local library, but I am too busy to read. :-)

2.  My greatest lessons in life have been learned the HARD way.

3.  Being a Grandmother has expanded my whole view on love.

4.  My favourite word is HOPE.

5.  I eat like a man, but gain weight like a woman.

6.  Even Hallmark commercials can make me cry like a baby.

7.  The most wonderful teachers of my life have been my children.

These are my nine Pink Award bloggers:

I'm Just Saying... Sheri the words of your life are always an inspiration to me, and your friendship is a blessing indeed.

The Poetry of Alaurilee Alaurilee your poetry is so full of hope and dear to the heart I knew I had come across a precious jewel when I found your blog.

Underneath His Wrapping Ruth your blog is always an inspiration to me.  Your faith in God and daily life are truly an example to others.  I feel I have grown from the experience of being your friend here.

Signed...bkm bkm your passion for life and writing is so evident in your blog.  Your creativity inspires me.

Sweeter Poetry  Dulce your blog is so very beautiful to me.  It conveys such a wonderful sensuous style, and love abounds at your blog.   Your talent is truly brave, lovely, and inspiring.

The Chololate Chip Waffle Terresa your poetry is apsolutely amazing.  I am never disappointed when I visit your blog.  Each and every morsel that you dish out is truly nourishment to the soul.

LiveLaughLove Niecy your blog is filled with the love of God, and your posts are always a blessing to others.

Skylover Kerry every poem that you write shines with the light of your love of nature.  All your poetry is filled with beautiful imagery and truly an inspiration.

The Blowing Branches Patty your prose are always captivating, and your blog is beautifully put together.  I always enjoy visiting it and seeing what new story you have to tell.

Thank you all for inspiring me, and Ninotaziz I am grateful for your wonderful spirit of giving. Thank you. :-)


  1. Wow, I am honored that you chose me as one of the nine...I am so happy to have met you here through expressions of poetry and writing... you are a Diamond...that shines bright with Hope....blessings...bkm

  2. You deserve this award very much! Thank you for all your encouraging words and blessings. :-)

  3. oh Carrie, you are so sweet. i'm thrilled!! thank you so much for sharing this award with me. and Congratulations, you totally deserve it.

    I'm so blessed knowing you!!
    Underneath His Wrapping

  4. Ruth you deserve it very much! Enjoy your weekend! :-)

  5. Aw...Carrie!!!
    You are such a Sweetheart. A true Gem. Thank You so much for sharing this totally sweet award with me. It makes me so happy. You absolutely deserve this award. Your blog is so spirited and very truthful and wholesome.
    Thank you My Sweet Friend!!!
    Have a Beautiful Weekend.
    With God's Love,

  6. Niecey I am so glad that you came by to receive it! You do so deserve this award! I hope you have a beautiful weekend as well! :-)

  7. That's interesting, because I was just at Ninotaziz's blog, and wrote a long response to her fascinating story about Aster, but when I hit "submit", nothing kept happening, so I gave up. This comment format and my old comp often squabble.

    Anyway, congratulations on you award, Carrie, and I love your list. I totally relate to 2, 5 and 6! And 1 as well, at one time.

    I want to thank you for your comment at my Word Garden. Thanks for visiting!

  8. You are welcome Fireblossom...thank you for stopping by. I truly loved your post for this weeks promt! Have a great weekend. :-)

  9. Congrats on the award :) and I don't know many women who can eat like a man and keep it off like a man *sigh* That'd be a dream come true ;p I forgot the rules to this award when I got so posted 5 embarrassing things about myself *grin* was funny!

  10. Congrats Carrie! Keep doing what you're doing!

  11. wow, i don't know what to say except thank you, carrie :) for you to 'follow' me is one thing but that you actually enjoy that makes me worry about you ;)
    on the other hand, i can see why YOU received it...your thoughts built into words are fascinating! warm! and always endearing to me! i feel as though i am wrapped in the embrace of a friend that i've known forever.
    i am going to accept this lovely award and then try to think of something to say about myself, which is really hard to do on command!
    you are such a dear and i'm sending (((you))) a big hug for thinking of me, what a sweetheart!

  12. I've always thought it would be fun to work at a library. I love books, just being near them makes me happy. It must be interesting seeing what choices people make.

  13. Oh my! This is a real honor to me. being selected among so many great people (too proud it makes me)and describing my writing that lovely way has really made my day
    Thank you so much Carrie dear. I also agree with the others you deserve this award in the first place!


  14. Congratulations Carrie for receiving the award. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on my blog.:)

  15. Dear Fireblossom,

    Sorry you could not log on to my comment box - and thank you for the lovely thought. What a world the Magpie is.

    Carrie, I hope you don't mind me cruising through here for this message. Have a lovely week ahead.

  16. Thank you everyone for you warm congratulations. Ninotaziz you can cruise by to leave a message for someone else any time. You are so sweet. :-)
    Steviewren it is very interesting to see what people choose to read and I love visiting with people from all the world that come in. :-)
    Sherri and Dulce I am glad you came jto reciece your much deserved award. I so enjoy reading what you write. Hope everyone has a wonderful week! :-)

  17. Carrie, I got my award posted...again thank you, I always look forward to ready your work....bkm

  18. You are so welcome bkm! I feel the same way about your writing as well! :-)

  19. Dear Carrie,

    You have really helped to motivate me to continue posting on my blog. I cherish your comments and also feel honored to be selected as one of your favorite blogs. Also, I LOVE what you say about your children being your best teachers and about your expanded experience of love by your grandchildren. I have not had children yet, but you inspire me with your wisdom and insight. Sincerely, Patty

  20. What a surprise this is ,Carrie. I'm so honoured that you selected me for a Pink Award, especially since my blog is a somewhat lonely one-man-band. Thank you so very much for all your on-going support.
    Yours in Poetry

  21. Thank you Patty. You very much deserve the award. I always love reading your blog! Hope you have a great week! :-)

  22. Kerry you are very welcome. I truly love your blog. It is full of beauty in all senses of the word. :-)

  23. Thank you so very much for this fabulous award Carrie and for being such a wonderful cheerleader for my poetry. I'm so glad to know you. Keep pn letting Hope Whisper....

    And stop at my blog....for something for you!


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