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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international consultants. About living in Italy, the Veneto area near Venice; in Indonesia, central Java. Why we love the southeast of the United States and moved back from Italy. Our love for gardening, the botanical way. Sharing with you our manifold treasures from exotic places and even offering several in my Mariette's Back to Basics LLC Boutique, for others to enjoy. As well as high end silver items from Giovanni Raspini, Italy |  google.com/+MariettesBacktoBasics 
I also do classes and consulting... too much to list here! Check out my google.com/+MarietteVandenMunckhofVedder ABOUT page, where you see my other LINKS and email address; you just scroll down.Thanks!
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Saturday, May 4, 2013

{Blog Award & Update}

On April 15, I did receive an award from Laura, from the blog: My Little Sewing Room. Thanks again Laura! I have written to her that I would mention this after our vacation on the Island of Curaçao in the Caribbean. So here it is; finally posted.
Funny that this is in Spanish but it says: Thank you for being part of my world.
That's exactly what I like to say to all my loyal readers that leave comments for me; even when I can't get to my PC at times for visiting them. 
We are a special world and there is a lot of bonding going on.
Together we try to exist in an economy that is not the same as in the 80s.
But I do admire the thousands of women, world wide, that create the most beautiful things for their home, for themselves or for others. So many talents about!
For that very reason I will not pass it on to others as all of you are very deserving of an award!
Welcome to my newest followers and I hope you find something of your interest here.

In Curaçao I did do some cross stitching but being there, together as a family, there was not that much time for doing so. My special +6.00 reading glasses did help me tremendously though, considering that I have to always work with only one eye. One day I will be able to show you the results. Last year in Curaçao I did finish the edging around the Antique French Knotted Filet Lace.
Wishing you all a happy weekend and thanks for visiting!

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14 comments:

  1. congratulations on your award! :)

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  2. I love the sweet award you received in Spanish! Have a wonderful weekend, my friend.
    FABBY

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  3. Major kudos, ma chère Mariette. You certainly deserve it.

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  4. Liebe Mariette,

    HERZLICHEN GLÜCKWUNSCH!

    Sonnige Grüße

    Elisabeth

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  5. Dear Mariette,

    Congratulations, on your sweet Award.
    It really is wonderful to be part of the blogging world and to have friends like you, who have made my life so much better. Thank you for your friendship.
    Have a great weekend

    hugs
    Carolyn

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  6. Liebe Mariette,
    Carolyn (meine Vor-Kommentatorin) spricht mir aus der Seele - auch ich gratuliere herzlich zum Award - Blogfreunde zu haben , macht auch mich sehr glücklich -

    alles Liebe für dich -

    Ruth

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  7. Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Award. Du hast ihn wirklich
    verdient. Deine Ausführungen, die Fotos und Einblicke in
    Dein Leben sind außergewöhnlich.
    Ein schönes Wochenende wünscht dir
    Irmi

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  8. Thank YOU, Mariette, for being a part of my world and sharing yours with all of us! <3

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  9. What a lovely award. Congratulations!!
    I do love sharing the world with you!

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  10. My dear friend Mariette,
    Definitely you deserve this award and many more, for being such a wonderful woman, such a wonderful friend, and I really enjoy to come and visit you because you are always posting very interesting topics and I've learned so much from you. Again: Gracias por formar parte de mi mundo.

    Send you a big hug and I'm glad you are safe and sound at home, I'd love to see your cross stitch work which I'm sure it will be beautiful as everything you create.

    Lots of love,

    Laura <3

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  11. Gefeliciteerd met je award Mariette, je hebt hem verdiend!

    Fijn weekend,

    Groetjes Janny

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  12. Dearest Mariette,
    Congratulations, you are very deserving. I love having you in my world, dear friend.
    Praying for many blessings for you and Pieter,
    Ginger

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  13. Dearest Mariette,
    Congratulations on your wonderful Award. It is quite amazing to know you have foloowers from all over the world☆☆☆ It is such a pleasure for me to have a friend like you; even in the virtual world♡♡♡ 

    Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  14. Dearest Mariette,
    congrats to your new Award :O)
    Yes, it is so good to have friends like you in the bloggerworld :O)
    Glad you had such a great time in Curacao with your family!
    Have a wonderful new week,
    Love and hugs
    Claudia

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