Thursday, August 6, 2009

Friendships have a Way of Growing Without Us Knowing

Friendship has a way of growing without us knowing but when it happens it's like a rose. It starts to grow slowly then blooms into a wonderful thing.
I happened upon Jan's blog one night, linked her's to mine, and then in my total surprise was given by her a bind-it all. I haven't had the chance to create with it due to my circumstances here, but I have so many intentions of making family members Christmas gifts.
Then again to my total disbelief Jan awarded me "The Circle of Friendship Award." Thanks Jan for thinking of me as a friend, it's made my heart smile tonight.
Here's a link to Jan's blog if you are wanting to see some fasinating creations, each time I visit I am so inspired!
www.papercraftpleasures.blogspot.com

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Here are the rules for this award: To pick up the Circle of Friends Blog Award cut and paste the award logo and use it on your own blog. Nominate 5 other bloggers you feel have become part of your circle of friends. Link to your nominees within your blog post. Include these instructions on how to pick up the award in your blog post. Link back to the person who gave you the award in your blog post, to show your appreciation. Comment on their blogs to let them know they've received the award.

In an appreiciation of five friends who have been there for me the last bit when things just seem to never end in anything but turmoil I'm awarding this award to: ScrappeeDiane, prettypilot2002, amy, leslie, and Mindy. These people probably don't realize how they have touched my life, but since my husbands car accident this year, they've been about when things have been rough, they've shared a comment about something, or they've crafted the most amazing layouts and creations that put a smile on my face when I have blog hopped. Thanks ladies for being there and being a true friend.
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4 comments:

prettypilot2002 said...

you are awesome. I will try and figure out the circle of friends thing for sure... a little iffy for me as I'm slow ;) I'm super glad we met too! I love looking at your blog

ScrappeeDiane said...

Wow what a great post, you are so right. I can't believe how I look forward to seeing what happened with you and your family, I always pray that your dh has a good day. I love your optimistic attitude and love hearing the stories about Taylor. She is one amzing young person who will make a difference in this world. Thanks for the award, I'll have no troubles passing it along. ((Hugs))

Jan said...

Lisa,
You're so thoughtful and kind! Your comment was so heartfelt it brought a tear to my eye! I truly consider you a friend and wish we lived closer so we could create together!
Sending BIG HUGS!!!!

Leslie said...

You are such a sweetie, Lisa! I'm sorry but I just saw the friendship circle award today and I'm hoping that you know that I wasn't ignoring you! I love that I've gotten to know you. You're such a wonderful person and are always so darn upbeat despite all the awful junk your family is going through right now.....luv ya! I'll be passing the award along!