Saturday, January 19, 2013

It's My Blogging Anniversary

They say to look back over your childhood, at what you loved to do, and you will find where your passion lies as an adult.  Ok... tried doing that.  I would go off by myself, sit quietly, and run the memories of my childhood through my head.  Nothing!  I would wake in the middle of the night, sure that in this most peaceful time, some memory would trigger a major "ah-hah!" moment.  Nope.. I got nothing!  Bought every self-help book and DVD imaginable hoping that the magic formula for finding my life's purpose would expose itself to me.  No!  Nada!  NOTHING!  Gesh... my career as a full-time mom was coming to an end and I needed to find that passion ~ my purpose ~ in a hurry!

After a year of blogging, I do believe I understand now!  Quite innocently.  With the answers being exposed to me so gently that it's taken a year of blog posts to have the dots become connected.  And what is that answer?

I am a writer who loves to share my passion for travel.  Combine this with art classes and I am in heaven!
Kim Caldwell's Affair at Tiffany's
Terri Brush's Oregon Dream Event
Lynn Whipple's class at Jenny Doh's Crescendo Studio
Shea and Debbie's Spellbound Event
These are just a few I have been to and by writing about them, I hope to encourage others to join in the fun!

I am a crafter who works with many different mediums.
Soldered charm
One of my tote bags
Chandelier shades using vintage laces and trims
Felted needlecase
Felted mitten
Mixed-media crown


I am a lover of all things vintage.

Vintage laces and crocheted pieces
Vintage ledger paper
Display at Junk Bonanza
Antique dealers booth
Fabulous finds at Junk Bonanza


I am a seeker of design.  Finding inspiration everywhere!
Book page skirt
Anthropologie has the most creative window displays
Marie Antioinette display at Vignette in California


A charming room at Rue de Lillie, Summerland, California

Creative use of a book to enhance a jewelry display

Writer.... crafter... charmed by vintage.... inspired by design.  All of these interests I exhibited as a child and it would never have been wrapped up so neatly for me if I had not started blogging.  And the "bow" on this package?  YOU!  The readers who drop by for a visit and delight in what you find.  You support me and make me smile with your sweet comments that are lovingly left on my doorstep.  I've invited you into my home and life and we have become friends!  I would love to have you "follow" me.  Who knows what we will discover together!

                 ONE MORE THING...  A GIVE-AWAY!!!


I can't let you leave without a gift from me!  Especially as it's a special occasion!  I'm having a give-away where I will mail this to one lucky winner!  All you have to do is leave a comment below and on February 1st I will randomly draw a name.  How cute will this look set out for Valentine's Day?  It's one of my newest creations and I'm thrilled to offer it to you!  Thanks again for dropping by .... I look forward to seeing you next time!!! 

                                                                 xoxo Kadee

Joining Vicki's blog party http://vicki-2bagsfull.blogspot.com/.  Please visit her post where you will find a list of other fun blogs to read... you just might discover a new favorite!  Thanks, Vicki, for helping us reach out to new readers and followers!  Hugs!

116 comments:

  1. Hello Kadee!
    Such a lovely story about finding your niche! What seems to connect all your talents is a love of BEAUTY, and a passion for sharing the beauty you find (or create) with others. Just keep spreading that sunshine! :)

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    1. So glad you dropped by, Lori! You are such a supportive friend and that is a gift!

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  2. oops! forgot to say 'Happy Bloggiversary!!!!!! xo

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  3. I found you through the blog party and what a delight! I love how you incorporate different mediums in your designs! I'm looking forward to following! Happy blogging!
    Cheers!
    Christina
    http://pennywiseblog.blogspot.com

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    1. I just love these virtual parties... you meet the nicest people such as yourself! Thanks for following!

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  4. Your photography and artwork are stunning! You really have a great eye and a tallent for mixed media, the tote is wonderful. I am so glad that I got to meet you. I hope you have a wonderful blog hop.

    Hugs
    Caroline
    www.cmoh.blogspot.com

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    1. What a delight to meet you! I so appreciate your comments. And hope you come back and visit again! I snuck over to your blog and we will certainly become friends!

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  5. Happy Bloggiversary!!! Today is my one year too!! So fun to look back at your posts too!Isn't it amazing that a year went by so fast?! So glad I met you!
    xx
    Anne

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    1. I saw that it was your anniversary.... congratulations to you, too!! I still need to make plans to get up your way but with this bitter cold spell we're having I just might have to wait! But it will happen!!! xo

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  6. Happy Blogoversary to you!! that is so fun!! you do such amazing work. please to meet you. i would like if you would stop by my blog & say hi too. have a great weekend. take care. ( :

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    1. Well, missy.... I did drop by and am now YOUR newest follower! Isn't this blog party fun? What a great way to make new friends! Come back again and stay awhile. We can spend the afternoon chatting away!!!

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  7. Your blog is truly lovely! Beautiful photos. Love the tote bag. So glad I stopped by.
    Blessings, Beth

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    1. You're so sweet, Beth... I appreciate your dropping by! Do come back again as I would love to have you!!

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  8. I am a new follower and so happy to find your blog! I am also participating in the Blog party. thefinderskeeper.blogspot.com Your work is so fabulous! looking forward to future reads!

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    1. Gosh, it's so nice to meet you, Pam! As you can see, I hopped over to your blog and became a follower of yours. This blog party has been the best in getting all of us to meet and become friends! Do stop by again!

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  9. Hey chick-a-dee! Great photos, great trips, and awesome projects!! I hope we can be together at an event soon, I miss my funny friend K. Keep on bloggin'! xxoxo

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    1. Thanks for your sweet comments... would you be any other way? Miss you, too! And we better get together soon as I need a dose of your humor to make me smile and giggle! By the way, feeling 100% yet? Hugs!!!!

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  10. I just love the designs and especially the giveaway creation. Oh my pick me, pick me. Di@Cottage-wishes. http://cottage-wishes.blogspot.com

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    1. LOL! I see you over there furiously waving your hand in the air! You're so sweet! I am keeping my fingers crossed for you!

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  11. Hey Kadee! Congratulations on your blogiversary, girlie!! Isn't it amazing how God leads us to blogging to help us discover the desires and loves in our hearts?? :) I'm so glad that we met here in Bloglandia and am looking forward to traveling through the next year with you! You are a gem! ♥

    xoxo laurie

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    1. Those sentiments are right back at you.... it's been so fabulous getting to meet and know you, too! And I do consider you a friend! Love your blog and seeing what you've been up to and always enjoy my visits each and every time! Thanks for dropping by!

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  12. You have a very lovely blog. I'm a new follower and a 'Grow Your Blog' participant. Have fun at the party!

    Evalina, This and that...

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    1. This party has been fun... great way to meet new people and find blogs we would love to become a part of! Thanks so much for following mine... it feels good knowing that others enjoy what you write about!

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  13. Happy Anniversary. Love reading your blog. Have been a subscriber for a while. Thanks, Lori

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    1. Thanks for dropping by, Lori! Is there a way to contact you for the drawing? I would hate for you to miss out!

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  14. Hi Miss Kadee~
    I love, love, love your blog, your post, your creativity...heck, I'm in love! We share some passions - vintage, dress forms, pinks,...oohlala. I am your newest follower and enjoying every minute of it!

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    1. You got me at "hello"!!!! You are so infectious with you joy for life and I love that! Thanks for following and I have done the same for you. We are going to have so much fun getting to know one another, aren't we??

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  15. Just Beautiful! I am a new follower to your blog, and was instantly smitten, with all your photos and images of vintagy goodness. Congratulations on your blog-iversary, I am happy to have found you. I too, share the need to collect vintage lace, tatting and linens. Well, pretty much anything old, makes my heart flutter. Hope to get to know you better through blogland:) ~Hugs

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    1. Thanks so much for following! And everything you said applies to you, too! Your blog is so gosh, darn adorable and drew me in the minute I opened it up! Won't we have fun getting to know one another!! Can't wait!

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  16. Hi Kaydee, thanks for stopping by my site earlier. You ask where in SC I might be. My primary home is a very small town about 1 hour from Charleston. I have a small get-way home in Myrtle Beach. If you like hot, humid weather in the summer and mild winters, you will love it here. Charleston is a beautiful old city. You'll be in heaven as you will certainly want to vintage shop there. By the way, love your tote bag in the picture above. Again, thanks for following me. Hope you have a great day!

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    1. Oh, thanks for dropping by!! Yes, I know about the summers and will have to give up ever having straight hair again.. LOL! That is why we are thinking of having a home up north for that season. With you so close, I most definitely get in touch with you when we finally get down there!

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  17. Hello Kaydee - thank you for commenting on Comptonia earlier. I've been reading your blog and must say I admire your decision to actively rediscover and recreate your life, based on your own passions. Your post about Annie touched my heart. What a sweet, loving companion! Never easy to let them go. but when it's time, it's the last loving thing we can do for them.

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    1. Thanks so much for kind and supportive words. Having comments such as yours about my Annie has really been a blessing! I miss her so much. And I just adore your "child's" photo at the end of your blog. I just want to reach through the screen and give him a hug, he's that precious!

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  18. Kaydee,
    I love, love, love your work! I too have a very special place in my heart for all things vintage. I've been looking and looking at your site and signed up as a follower because I don't want to miss a single post!

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    1. Aren't you just the sweetest!!! Thanks so much for dropping by and becoming a follower. I just did the same with you as we both share a lot of common interests!

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  19. So many beautiful things! Happy Sunday...

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    1. Hi, Mary! So nice to meet you and thanks so much for dropping by! You are so very welcomed whenever you come again... and again... and again!!!!

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  20. What a lovely blog! Your vintage designs are just beautiful. It's very nice to meet you and I hope to come back after the party and stay a while:-)

    Hugs,
    Terri

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    1. Terri, I hope you do! I can't wait to visit with you again!

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  21. Kadee, congratulations on your milestone and epiphany. Those are hard to come by and not easy to earn! I love watching your travels in the Illinois area as it is so far, far away. It is as if we can spend the afternoon together. Happy hunting and crafting (by the way, love the soldered charm!).
    Hugs, Shawn.

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    1. You're so sweet to drop by... I so appreciate it! And I have to laugh as I knew you would hone in on the charm, you fabulous jewelry maker, you!!!! When the weather warms up I expect you to be in my guest bedroom, waiting for our morning walk before we head out the flea market! Can't wait!!

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  22. Hello Kaydee , I been here at your blog a few times and I think what a wonderful way to meet like minded women. So glad that Vicki "Grow Your Blog"has gone to such an effort to showcase so many blogs. Creative and generous...Your blog is very creative and inspiring, as always.
    Hugs
    Dagmar

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    1. This blog party has been fabulous! Thanks so much for dropping by and it's so good to hear that you've been here before! Your words mean a lot to me! I look forward to many more visits to each others blog and seeing what we've each been up to. What fun!

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  23. OK, I'm back again to ask about your totes. The one you have in your header is so pretty and then the one you have on this post is beautiful too. Are these your personal ones or are you selling them? If so, I'd be very interested. Let me know!

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    1. Thanks for asking, Sharlotte! So far, I've been taking baby steps with blogging and that has led to my wanting to open a "shop" and sell. In fact, just yesterday I went to a class where we learned the ins and outs of getting started. I so appreciate your asking about the totes and when I start to sell I will most certainly let you know!

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  24. Hi Kadee, here I am from the GYB hop. I love your hand-made things and your touches of vintage. Love them! I also collect vintage...well...everything actually. :) That little love-Valentine gift is perfect for Feb. We have a very tacky red heart lamp which came from the thrift store but probably from IKEA before that, but we don't care, it's cheerful and perfect for Valentines and so it comes out every Feb. :)

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    1. So nice to meet you!! You know what else comes out for me? A vintage album cover from the Carpenters that is so simple but perfect! So whatever we love is perfect for Valentine's Day! So excited that you entered my give-away...keeping my fingers crossed for you!

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  25. Hello Kadee, I am thrilled to be here and meet you : )
    You have a lovely blog, and I enjoyed reading your post. I am glad blogging had brought you such a precious gift! Yay! I love vintage as well, and think you make such lovely things! I would be delighted to be entered in your beautiful giveaway.
    Hugs,
    Terri
    artfulaffirmations.blogspot.com

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    1. Terri.... this party has been great as I went to your blog, too, and fell in love with everything you do. Free tutorials?? Amazing! We have a lot of interests in common and I look forward to growing our friendship! Thanks so much for entering the give-away!

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  26. Hi Kadee, OMG I almost fell off my chair laughing when you described your quest to find your purpose! Girlfriend, I am so there with you... I love everything about your blog and your description of yourself is just awesome (now I feel like my intro on my blog is really blah!) ! Leave it to blogland to set us straight, lol! Anyway, I'm your newest follower and will be back for a proper visit once the blog party is over.
    Off to visit more blogs now...
    Hugs,
    Beth P

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    1. Beth, you are just soooo much fun!! So sweet of you to drop by and I can't wait for more chats!!!

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    1. Good to see you over here! Thanks for dropping by! I am a follower of your blog after having found you at the blog party. Looking forward to the reveal on that table because so far you've done a great job! Do keep coming back to mine as I would love to have you over a visit!

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  28. Well! I don't know how I had missed your blog, and I am SO GLAD you came to visit mine and invited me! I have become a follower, because... you are right, we have the love of lace in common. I could drool over your blog. Thank you for visiting. I shall be back, indeed!

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    1. Oh, good... so glad you want to come back! How much fun it will be getting to know one another!!

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  29. Very lovley blog post...Every picture made me sigh!!! Thanks so much for sharing:):) Lovely giveaway too :):) happy hopping :):)

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    1. I'm so glad you like the give-away! Your name is in the hat for sure! And I so appreciate your dropping by and leaving such a sweet comment. Greatly appreciated!

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  30. Hi Kadee, WOW, I could crawl right into your blog and live here. Love it and your writings, creations and adventures. How fun to visit you and so glad to meet through GYB. Thank you for stopping by and your kind comment. I look forward to more visits and inspiration. Have a great week. Hugs, Celestina Marie

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    1. Tickled pink that you dropped on by! This blog party has been a fabulous way to get to meet new people such as yourself! Please come back again and I so look forward to it!

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  31. Hello...
    So glad I stopped by here, I would like to come back often to see what you are up to next, I am a new follower.
    I have a love for all vintage lace and trims, sort of a hoarder I am, I guess.
    I really love your shabby lamp shades.
    Will be seeing more of you soon.
    Michele

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    1. Ha, ha... signed up to follow your blog, too!! We do have a lot of interests in common and I'm so glad we found each other through the blog party! Keep coming back as I will do with you, too!!

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  32. You have had quite a year, Kadee...traveling, creating, and discovering. I was very sorry to read about your Annie...I know how hard that is. It sounds as though you will be re-discovering yourself even more in 2013! Love your giveaway...what a charming creation...I would love to win!

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    1. Your supportive words mean so much to me, Linda! And thanks for your kind words about my Annie. Each day does get a bit easier. Been doing a bit of rearranging of furniture to wipe some of the shadows away. I know she wouldn't want to have me hurting for long! Yes, 2013 will be a good year as I hope for you, too! And I've got your name in the hat, friend!!!

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  33. Happy Happy Blog Anniversary to you my friend. I love your Valentine Creation. So sweet of you to have a give away. Yes Miss Kadee you are a writer. One of the best darn bloggers around. I love reading your updates and seeing what you are up to. Keep writing. Hope I see you soon! Teresa

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    1. I am so blessed to have a friend in you, Teresa! I really mean that as you are such a dear! I loved being with you this past November in CA and can't wait to do that again! So good to see you're blogging again! I wrote a couple of comments! Love ya bunches....

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  34. Hi Kadee. Your blog is beautiful and I have so enjoyed my time here. You have wonderful images! Our tastes seem to be very similar. I will be back many times in the future. Thank you for sharing in this blog party.
    ~Elizabeth

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    1. Elizabeth... so good to see you here and becoming a follower. I so appreciate that! Yes, we do have similar likes and that's what has been fun about this blog party! I would love to have you visit again.. you are so welcomed any time!!

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  35. Hi Kadee - I've been blog-hopping at every opportunity, so much so that my husband is becoming concerned. This morning, after I rushed him off to work, here I was again, sitting at my computer, and what blog did I open up first but yours! OH MY GOODNESS! I love everything you do . . . your writing style, your artwork, your photography, your blog layout . . . everything! I will be a faithful follower for a long time to come. Happy Anniversary. My one year will be in June and I have a lot of catching up to do if I aspire to be like YOU :) Patti@OldThingsNew

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  36. What an incredible way to start my morning!! You just crack me up and made me smile ear to ear!! I know what you mean about being on the computer so much. But I consider this so much more useful than the endless games of Solitaire my husband plays! I guess we all have our vices!! Thanks for becoming a follower as I so appreciate it! Can't wait to get to know you through your blog, too!

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  37. Happy One year Anniversary!!! You are so talented! So many beautiful creations by you! I always love visiting your page. I love your cheerful spirit, your humor and your outlook on life....awesome!

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    1. It means so much to me to hear your sweet and supportive words. I love your friendship!

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  38. Happy Bloggiversary,Kadee and many more to come:)Just catching up after traveling.
    Sending hugs,
    Marie

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    1. Hi, Marie! Oh... now I sooo curious as to where you have been! I just love traveling and exploring and I hope you had a wonderful time on your journeys! Thanks for dropping by!!! And thanks for the well wishes!!

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  39. Happy Blogiversary! You definitely have a knack for writing (as evidenced by the tears I shed in your previous post) ... and for creating beautiful things. Love Anthro for inspiration. Wishing you a great week. Tammy

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  40. Wow! Thanks so much for the encouragement! It's nice to know that someone "out there" has dropped by and appreciated what is written. You sure made my day, Tammy, and thanks so much for the well wishes!!

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  41. Happy Blogiversary!!!
    Nice to meet you at the party!
    Beautiful blog and I love your lovely giveaway...
    I am looking forward to more inspiration posts from you :D

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    1. It's so good to meet you! and thanks for dropping by my blog! You have been entered in my giveaway and I will keep my fingers crossed for you! Aren't blogging parties just the best??!

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  42. Hey Girlfriend!!! That tote bag is TDF!!!!!!!! I love it!
    xo,Karen

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    1. As always, you are just the sweetest person I know! I soooo appreciate your support and being there for me whenever I need technical help. Ok.. let's sing this together ~ "that's what friends are for"!! xoxo

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  43. Happy Blog Anniversary! I loved my visit here. So many gorgeous things!
    Hope you will stop by during 14 heARTS! New follower here!

    Nancy

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  44. Well, first of all congratulations on your one year anniversary of blogging! I'm so glad I found your blog and really love all the inspiration you share! Your giveaway is absolutely adorable and so very special because you made it yourself!
    Blessings,
    Janet

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  45. Hi Miss Kadee! Thanks for stopping by my blog and introducing yourself. I still haven't got around to visiting all the the blogs.

    Your blog is beautiful! I'm really enjoying the visit.

    I'm still tweaking this new blog of mine. Using a new to me theme and trying to get it like I want. Since I don't use Blogger, I can't have a Friend Connect button. We used to be able to do that, but Google decided that would be only for their users. :-( Anyway, you can still subscribe using the RSS feed. It's in the row of buttons that include the Facebook, Twitter and Etsy buttons. It's the one that looks like sound waves. It'll put the feed in Google Reader. I'm realizing that a lot of people don't realize what that is. I like your Follow Me button and seeing I need to do something like that, too.

    Wanda @ Just Vintage
    http://justvintagehome.com

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  46. Thanks for visiting and following my blog. I loved reading your 'about me' paragraph. I'll enjoy following you too. Please enter me in the give away.
    Cheer,
    Sharon

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  47. :-) and your an exceptional person... don't forget that one... :-)
    big hugs,
    Cheryl

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  48. Kadee,
    Your blog is lovely, I am so glad Vicki offered us this incredible party to meet people and find blogs we did not know about! Yours looks like so much fun and I am so glad I came by! Love the things you make and do...can't wait to see more!
    Hugs to your heart,
    Betsy

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  49. And Happy Bloganiversary! Mine is only a few months old now...
    Hearts,
    Betsy

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  50. Hi Kadee,

    I'm already a follower of your blog - it is so beautiful! Love your style! I'm still making my way through visiting everyone from Vicki's Grow Your Blog party. I hope you will stop by to say hello.

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  51. Well hello there Kadee! Thank you for stopping by my blog, because it lead me right to yours. I am your newest follower and look forward to seeing what you bring us to see and read :).

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  52. oh my goodness, you are seriously talented! I especially adore the felted mitten.....oh, and the crown....oh and the totebag....face it, I love EVERYTHING!

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  53. I LOVE your blog, and your talent..I am your newest follower, and could only hope to have a chance at your Giveaway!

    Please come visit The Pink Geranium when you can, we do have some simular interests..though I am lacking your extraordinary creative talent!

    Jan @ The Pink Geranium

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  54. What a beautiful post, love all your great pics, looks like you have had some great fun in your travels. I love the valentine box, so lovely and would love a chance to win. Life is beautiful when we look back and see the Master plan in it all. Blessings, Linda

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  55. Hi Kadee! Sandy here from SC, I was so excited to get your heartfelt comment that I had to make it over here as soon as I could (yes I am slow lol)
    I just love your name and your blog and your talents are just incredible! I can't wait to read more and I plan on doing just that! I am your newest follower.
    Oh if there is anything I can do to help you out "down here" please just let me know! Seriously!!

    Wow what a beautiful post ! I loved every single word! And the Valentine Box is a work of art ♡ I'm so happy I've met you!!!!

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  56. Oh my goodness, you make such wonderful things and are so inspiring! I am glad you are a blogger. We started the same time! It is a wonderful thing - I love blogging too. I am drooling at your felted needle case and your giveaway. Oh my goodness again. I am a new follower!

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  57. visiting via Vicki's GYB Party and enjoying your beautiful blog. Congratulations on your anniversary...fun!

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  58. Thank you so much for visiting my blog and following me and encouraging me! I love your story about Annie- put a tear in my eye as well as a smile on my face. So beautiful. Thanks for your kind comments and look forward to enjoying time with your blog.
    ~T

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  59. Thanks for stopping by my blog, I am now your newest follower also! I absolutely love your style and projects. I also love vintage items and love your giveaway item! Looking forward to reading more on your blog!

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  60. I loved browsing your blog. I love old vintage too but lack the skills to reuse, repurpose and make lovely. It is hard to pick a favorite.

    It is great to meet you through Vicki's GYB party.

    If you have a chance, please drop by nonniescedarchest.wordpress.com

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  61. Dropping by via Vicki's GYB Party - BEAUTIFUL blog...glad I stopped here! This will be a fun one to look around on - in the meantime, hope your weekend is wonderful - Tanya

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  62. I Love, love, love your blog. So much to look at and be inspired by. Thank you for sharing your talents! -Derrith S. tiedupinribbon.blogspot.com

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  63. Kadee,
    What a beautiful blog. I scrolled down and see you've gotten Karen , Valentine Design to help with creating this beautiful space. She is the best! (helped me with mine too!) It is so warm and welcoming. I'm so glad I got to meet you via Vicki's gybp event. It has been a pleasure meeting you.

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  64. Why have I not known about your blog until now?? Good thing for Vicki's party! I just signed up to follow your wonderful blog with its gorgeous pictures, charming writing, and awesome craftiness! I share a lot of your same passions, and I know I'll be back here often. I am about to have my only child go off to college...my life has been consumed by her for these past 18 years, and it will be so strange to start that new chapter, much like your story. I read a few of your older posts, and shed a couple tears over the beautiful and sad story of your precious Annie. I'm so sorry for your loss, and how nice that you honored her in you writing.

    Please stop by my blog when you get the chance. I have a giveaway, too. And throw my name in the hat for your gorgeous creation!

    maggie
    www.themagrag.com

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  65. Your blog is so beautiful, I had to sign up as a follower.

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  66. Lovely blog, and I love your Valentine creation. I have only started the second tier of blogs from Vicki's party. It might be a month before I get through them all, but I will. I'm your newest follower. Happy to have found you.
    ~Diane

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  67. Hi Kadee,
    I'm visiting from Vicki's Grow Your Blog Party. Thank you for visiting my blog, also. I see we have the same blog designer. Don't you just love Karen's work? Thank you, also, for sharing some wonderful photographs. I love Anthropologie and we have one in Arizona in Scottsdale. I went there over a year ago just to take pictures. Your artwork and your writing are fabulous. Congratulations on a year of blogging.
    Blessings,
    Marrianna
    Email: marrianna65@gmail.com
    www.reddancerstudio.com

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  68. Hi Kadee. I had to chuckle reading your latest blog about trying to figure out what you wanted to be when you grow up. I have done the exact same thing! I thought countless times of what it was I truely enjoyed doing as a child or older. And the one thing I finally figured out was that I loved to create and decorate. This has been proven to be my path in life now. Love all your work. You are so talented! I will be following frequently to see all your new creations. No pressure though.
    Theresa at www.littleputtylittlepaint.blogspot.com

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  69. Hi Kadee. I had to chuckle reading your latest blog about trying to figure out what you wanted to be when you grow up. I have done the exact same thing! I thought countless times of what it was I truely enjoyed doing as a child or older. And the one thing I finally figured out was that I loved to create and decorate. This has been proven to be my path in life now. Love all your work. You are so talented! I will be following frequently to see all your new creations. No pressure though.
    Theresa at www.littleputtylittlepaint.blogspot.com

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  70. Beautiful and fun blog. Glad that you are in Vicki's Party. Please stop by if you haven't already and sign up for my giveaway. (I'm tardy because my motherboard died and went to the grave!) But, I have a replacement now! Hugs from Alaska. Karen

    www.alaskabluemoose.blogspot.com

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  71. ...ohhh its been so much fun touring your blog.. awww to the beauty.. and double awww to your blog candy.. THANKS.. mitz_zee@yahoodotcom

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  72. Hi Kadee
    Oh I know I am late but not too late to join in the party and tell you what a gorgeous post you created and to tell you how much inspiration I get when I visit here. There is so much to share in common.
    I've become a follower today and thought you might like to come over and put your name in my Giveaway!
    Hope to be back soon and thanks to dear Vicki for making all of this possible.
    Hugs from here,
    Suzy

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  73. What a fun blog you have...so many treasures....

    Congratulations on your blogiversary. =)

    blessings
    barb

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  74. Wow, such beautiful things to admire and enjoy - I am glad to have found you through Vicki's party! I shall make sure I add myself to your Followers now.

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  75. Darling blog. I want your life! lol I am signing on as a follower as soon as I'm done with this comment! Happy blogiversary!

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  76. What a beautiful blog you have! I just popped over from Vicki's blog party. I'll definitely be back for more. You have so many pictures of wonderful things.

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  77. Found you! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and leaving such a lovely comment. I am still working my way through Vicki's list and only just got to you :-). I am delighted to be here. Must go have and have a longer look at your blog now. x

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  78. Thank you for taking the time to pop over for a visit. I have so enjoyed reading your blog and following your journey to find your "special purpose". Your blog is delightful and I will be following as to not miss a thing!
    Deb

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