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Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Well I was just sitting here thinking of all these ideas for the shop as I do most mornings lately so I thought it would be a cool idea to give away the lastest gorgeous Spring Issue of Country Style (the cover is very pretty and colourful)... Ok all you have to do to be in the draw is to tell me words or short sayings they inspire you....A dear friend Andy used this one the other night when in conversation with me on facebook about our kids "embrace the butterflies". I am going to use it on a new charm.....Apparently it was a quote from a movie!!!!!!!!!!!! I love it!!!!!!!!!!!! Can't wait to hear what inspires everyone else......

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  1. You've just reminded me I still haven't bought this issue.. a task for today...

    and that is not my quote!! hehe
    will put my thinking cap on for that..

    Have a great week. x Julie

  2. My favourite is 'Go with the flow' - I think we all put way too much stress on ourselves and that we should relax and 'go with the flow'. Just let things happen.

  3. Hi there!
    What a lovely idea to get inspiration!
    Words I love is....adorable and courage.
    One of my favourite quotation is (perhaps a little longer than you wished for)..."If you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it!"

    And here are also some of my favourite Swedish words... Rimfrost (white frost), midvinter (midwinter), stjärnklar (starlit)

    I´m sure you get many other lovely words as well!
    Good luck!

    Hugs, Carina

  4. I always find your blog so beautiful and inspiring! Wishing you much success in your new venture. The saying I remind myself of most often is "Live in the moment"

  5. I once had a friend from Argentina who often told me, when I was going through a divorce, "Like it or not, you will probably survive this."

  6. Hi,Saw your beautiful blog banner in Artful Blogging, love it! My quote's not formal but I love it... Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
    Can't wait to see more of your

  7. Recently I've been drawn to "sassier" words & phrases-probably a stage I'm going through!
    "Eat Cake", "Ornrey", & "Secretly Naughty" are some I've used recently.

    I still like Play, Grin, Silly,
    Be Kind, Beauty Full,"Dare to be Naive" & "Carpe Diem".

    Best of luck w/ the shop! Cheri

  8. My inspirational quote of the moment is
    "Great opportunities may come once in a lifetime but small opportunities surround us every day",
    this reminds me to seize the moment and stop longing for tomorrow.

  9. Hi Cathy,loved catching up on your news ,ive not been blogging for a while,everything sounds so exciting for you.My daughter is back home from Australia now 2 years have flown by though i didn't think they would at the time.One of my fave quotes is.....
    "If there's no wind.....row
    Debbie xx

  10. My phrase...
    "Exuberance is beauty" (William Blake).

    I just think that we create happiness, why not share it...It's like a cup of tea...we can always make more.

  11. One of my favorites, or part of a favorite lately, is "Just for a Moment, Live in Joy" by Ralph Marston.

    Your blog is beautiful!


  12. hi sweetie!
    i love the butterflies quote!!
    do you know the movie?

    one of my favorite sayings is cherish the moment.

    thanks for the well wishes for emi. she went back to school today!
    hugs to you my precious friend

  13. The saying that inspires me is 'positive, mental attitude'.It's not the prettiest of sayings but it's spmething that we all need to have to help us through any difficult times.
    I really think that it works as well.
    It's no good being negative...that doesn't help at all !!!! XXXX

  14. ....i love your blog, but I am not so good at eng.but i try. My favorite is "Don`t be afraid" because love is bigger than all illnes in the world. Good luck

  15. Hi Cathy, mine is a bit long but a lovely friend sent this to me and would love to pass it on: Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is a beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it. Life is a game, play it. Life is a promise, fulfill it. Life is sorrow, overcome it. Life is a song, sing it. Life is a struggle, accept it. Life is a tragedy, confront it. Life is an adventure, dare it. Life is luck, make it. Life is life, fight for it!

  16. "Paisley swirls blow and twirl. I give and thus, receive. Scatter your blessings, know your joys, and mostly just believe." ~Amy
    I wrote this for an artist who is very dear to me with whom I have been published in Somerset with on a different collaboration. The other piece I wrote for her art was to bring peace and hope for those with cancer. Her name is Rena Askey and her Mother has been in and out of remission and so when she asked me if I could keep my eye out for a quote to express what she wanted to say with her drawing, well, the muses came and sat with me and she created something so peaceful and loving. Sorry this comment is like a "book" but, I just happened upon your place and could not believe what a wondrous idea this is to share uplifting quotes. I will definitely do that someday on my blog. Thanks for the beauty and inspiration and keep scattering joy. Blessings, Amy

  17. "When it is dark enough, you can see the stars." Charles Austin Beard (sometimes attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson or to ancient Persian text)

  18. "Minor miracles surround you daily. Open your eyes to them." So often we hope to have out socks knocked off that we forget to be thankful we even HAVE socks. There you go, now the Mother in me can sit quietly and absorb the day!

  19. Keep Calm and Carry On. Love that. Those Brits!

  20. Moments become memories. I love that one, it reminds me to savor every moment. Thanks for a chance to win the magazine. Hugs, Cindy S.


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