Gee Thanks! #ThankfulThursday

Okay, so I might not had shouted it from the rooftops (or did I?), but you may, or may not, know that I was nominated for Best Overall Blogger, at the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards this year.

Voting has now closed, so no amount of canvassing for support will change the outcome that is announced on May 19th at the Bash… Eeeeek!

(Did you get your ticket? Are you coming? Did you want to? Click here to get your tickets!)

But it was a lovely surprise to open a mail from Hugh on the Committee, with a shiny new badge to add to the widgets that run down the side of my blog!


That is firmly placed now, and I wanted to express my heartfelt thanks to those of you who nominated me in the first place and those of you who voted for bloggers that were up for the awards.

I’m not a winner yet, but that is not the point. Being nominated is the biggest blessing.

And even if I wasn’t up for an award, I would be there, because it is the most amazing event, getting to meet and mingle with blog pals of old, and new ones too!

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In the immortal words of Daddy Pig, “It’s not the winning that matters, it’s the taking part that counts! Snort!” (Ooh okay, and Paul (Bear) Bryant!)

So, there it is, a thankful thought for this , what looks to be sunny Thursday morning!

Now to go practice that speech, and decide on cakes!!!!

44 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. robbiesinspiration
    May 04, 2018 @ 17:06:03

    Congratulations, Ritu.

    Liked by 1 person


  2. Osyth
    May 04, 2018 @ 13:48:12

    I am delighted that you were nominated … you richly deserve the accolade and whether you win or not on the day you are a superb example of just how great a blog can be x

    Liked by 1 person


  3. Don Massenzio
    May 04, 2018 @ 09:54:47

    Good luck to you, Ritu. It’s on my bucket list to attend some day.

    Liked by 1 person


  4. Erika Kind
    May 03, 2018 @ 19:40:09

    This is such a lovely idea with that badge, isn’t it? Wishing you good luck again and much fun at the bash, sis πŸ˜ŠπŸ’–

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  5. willowdot21
    May 03, 2018 @ 19:39:47

    I do so agree Ritu to be nominated is most amazing feeling, so very well done to you and all the nominees and me too because I am one too. I love the Bash it is the high light of my year. Big hugs Sis πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ

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  6. Fourth Generation Farmgirl
    May 03, 2018 @ 17:41:32

    Congratulations, Ritu!! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

    Liked by 1 person


  7. Hugh's Views and News
    May 03, 2018 @ 15:43:16

    And lovely it looks on your blog, Ritu. Well deserved. See you in a few weeks time.

    Liked by 1 person


  8. syl65
    May 03, 2018 @ 14:49:49

    Congratulations Sister!! Barbie and Ken would be so very proud of you!! πŸ˜€β€οΈ

    Liked by 1 person


  9. iScriblr
    May 03, 2018 @ 13:59:58

    Congratulations! πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person


  10. Abhishek pathania
    May 03, 2018 @ 13:19:13


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  11. OIKOSβ„’-Redaktion
    May 03, 2018 @ 07:33:51


  12. OIKOSβ„’-Redaktion
    May 03, 2018 @ 07:27:57

    Congratulations Ritu! Now a 5 oz steak for Sonu Singh and two corn dobs for the birds. πŸ˜‰ Michael

    Liked by 2 people


  13. Darlene
    May 03, 2018 @ 07:03:07

    Congratulations!!! Well deserved.

    Liked by 2 people


  14. foodzesty
    May 03, 2018 @ 07:01:49

    πŸ™‚ Huge hugs

    Liked by 1 person


  15. boundlessblessingsblog
    May 03, 2018 @ 07:00:21

    Wow hearty congratulations, Ritu.

    Liked by 1 person


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