Yoo Hoo! YOO HOO! Award

On Sunday we were presented with an award from Nylablue and her lovely mum, Sherri-Ellen. It’s a brand new award and we were so excited to receive it from our newest friends here in the blogosphere! Thank you so much for thinking of us, all this awards business is very new to us and it was such a lovely surprise!

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Ooooh Look how pretty it is!

The award is brand-spanking new and created by Nerissa. It is called the ‘Yoo Hoo! YOO HOO! Award’ and is all about celebrating the welcome of 100,000 blog visitors (woah can you IMAGINE?). CONGRATULATIONS Nerissa!

There are a couple of rules for accepting this awards and they are:
– Firstly, post the award on your blog and thank the blogger who gave it to you.
– Secondly, visit at least three of the blogs that are receiving the award along with you and leave a
  comment.
– Thirdly, tell us all three things you have to celebrate.  You know, three things for which you are
  thankful.
– Lastly, pass along the award to seven other bloggers and let them know you have done so.
(Source: Nerissa)

So, here are OUR three things to be thankful for:

1/ Myfie, Ellie and Millie… of course! I could have cheated and listed each pup separately but that wouldn’t have been properly in the spirit of things would it? I like to think the pups are each thankful for each other too.

2/ The Internets – Without it we wouldn’t be here! We couldn’t have met all the lovely people that we know through the blog, and before that; Instagram, Twitter and various other social networking sites. We have met some truly wonderful friends over the last couple of years, that in ‘real life’ we would have never had the opportunity to connect with. That’s a pretty humbling thought because many of the good friends we have now live all over the world and we have never seen more than a photo!

3/ Sunshine – because it means that the grass in the yard isn’t soaking wet and the pups can get in there to race and play to their hearts content. My little shedquarters is down there too, so I am very happy to have company while I work.

I am now going to pass on the award to SEVEN bloggers we feel extra lucky for knowing. I could quite honestly just list everybody because we feel lucky to know you ALL. So for anybody that doesn’t get mentioned please take the award with our love!
To whittle this one down, we decided that we would highlight those blogs that WordPress reckons we have had the most interaction with recently, and since this post seems to centre around being grateful for communicating and getting to know folk it kinda fits! So without further ado our nominations aaarrrreeeee:

1/ Misakithemisadventuresofmisaki.wordpress.com

2/ Fozziemumdinz1234.wordpress.com

3/ M.K Clintonhttp://www.mkclinton.com/

4/ Whitleyhttp://whitleywestie.blogspot.co.uk/

5/ Will and Eko – http://www.petcentric.com/authors/will-eko

6/ Easy Boy – easyweimaraner.wordpress.com

7/ Sand Spring Chesapeakes – sandspringchesapeakes.wordpress.com

Please accept this award as a mark of our thanks for your support and friendship. I think there is only one extra rule I would have added and that is please give your dogs, cats, chickens, pigs, hamsters etc. a little treat on our behalf. The pups inform me this goes a lot further with them!

 

 

Lucky Little Blogger

This blog still feels so new to me, there are a couple of posts from back in 2012 when I had absolutely no idea what was going on was having a little play about. But really it’s only been the last few months that I started to feel settled and not panic as much about what I was posting. I didn’t imagine that anybody would actually read the gibberish I was spouting. So every comment, like or follow we receive is special to us. What’s more special though, are the friendships we have began to form with so many of you. We love reading about your adventures as much as we enjoy sharing our own.

So imagine our joy when in the past couple of weeks we have been given, not one, but TWO awards from our new friends. No, you can’t imagine, and that’s wise as it would probably burst your eardrums!

BLOG AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
The lovely Melissa over at Barking from the Bayou was the very first person I connected with over on BlogPaws. We bonded over dressed-up Westies and last week she presented me with this:

Blog Award of Excellence

We were so happy I can’t tell you, Melissa also passed it on to lots of other lucky bloggers. This was great as it meant I could go visit them too, and make even more friends. Thank you Melissa!

Anyway, it doesn’t look like there are any rules attached to this award but we wanted to share it too, with some of our favorites. We decided to go for those we find particularly ‘excellent’ and always entertaining. It was here that I realised where the difficulty lies… I love ALL THE BLOGS. So, we’ve narrowed it down to a very short list. If you already have the award, please accept my apologies but I have seen some blogs were more than one of the same kind has been awarded and well, it’s a pretty lovely, shiny, gold number. It’s surely not a bad thing to have more than one? 😉

In no particular order, these are the blogs that make our tails wag furiously (yes, even my imaginary one) and who we would like to share this award with:
1/ Misaki – We adore the lovely Misaki; Myfie, Ellie and Millie reckon that if we lived closer she would be definitely be their sister-from-another-mister.
2/ Wiley – Wiley is so wise and lovely. His outlook is so positive you can’t help but smile.
3/ Oh My Shih Tzu – From one crazy Shih Tzu lady, to another
4/ Clowie – Clowie is one of our oldest friend around here, we love reading about her adventures, and serious issues too.
5/ Scottie Mom – Heather, Mr. K and friends are beautiful and Scottie Mom never fails to make us laugh.

SUNSHINE AWARD
Our lovely friend, Misaki awarded this to us and other UK bloggers that are in much need of some sunshine! Great idea, since we often find ourselves lacking in that department, even in the summer.

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Because of this we Brits tend to get creative in how we find it. We would like to pass this award on to blogs that make our outlook sunny, whatever the weather:
1/ Barking from the Bayou – Melissa loves to write, and we love to read! Perfect for spreading happy!
2/ Animal Couriers – I think these guys might just have the best job in the world. They spread happiness and there’s more cute than you can shake a stick at.
3/ The Sundog Drift – Jo takes amazing photos and I often accuse her and her gorgeous furry friends of killing me with the. But it’s a lovely thing.
4/ We Live in a Flat – Another fabby blog about two of my favourite things; dogs and photos!
5/ Golden Woofs – Sugar the Golden Retriever’s blog never fails to make us smile. So much fun there!

All of these blogs are much bigger than our tiny little corner. However, if there are some you haven’t had the opportunity to visit yet, please do. You won’t be disappointed.

Hugs, Carrie (Myfie, Ellie and Millie) x