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Blog Awards

We have received these awards recently & would like to thank the ladies who passed them on to us...

Firstly, it was a while ago that Karin passed this on to us & we apologise for not saying anything sooner... Here is Karin's Blog about her garden & it's transformation.  
Also from here you can click on to her other blog: Green And Generous.

We have followed Karin since coming across her during No Impact Week over a year ago & have found her posts to be both interesting & thought provoking.
Karin & her Husband are training to be beekeepers, so it's a very exciting time for them.
They also keep some rather beautiful chickens!

Also a while ago, we received this award from Mum, who doesn't actually follow us, but occasionally makes comments... She can be found here: Mum's Blog & it seems to be a very happy blog!

Lastly, this is from Mrs Thrifty, who is a new follower & already we have found her blog very inspiring.
Here it is: Mrs Thrifty's Blog.

Thank you ladies!

And here are some other blogs well worth checking out: 

Mels Backyard - We love Mel, along with her straight talking. Her blog sometimes makes us laugh out loud & sometimes has us in tears... A wonderful brave woman!

Hillside House - Kath is inspiring, always on the go, always very jolly & has recently taken up vegetarian cookery!

 The Wandering Wonderers - A home educating family who took a year out to travel around organic farms in the UK & have now started a new life on a tiny Scottish Island. Love It!

Last Biscuit - Sooz is an inspiring young woman. She's into everything green, is vegan & makes lots of lovely things to sell!

Just Gai - Gai blogs about life in Bristol. She's trying to live greener & is planning to have 2 meat free days a week.

  Tarragon And Thyme  - Pattypan is another busy lady, always doing - while dreaming of a rural life. We're sure she'll get there one day!

Hope you enjoy checking these folks out!

Kay & Sime


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