PINK ROCKS!!


THIS AWARD HAS BEEN HANDED BACK TO ME SEVERAL TIMES, I AM SO THANKFUL AND HONORED TO HAVE WONDERFUL FRIENDS LIKE YOU…PLEASE KNOW THAT I REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR LOVE AND AFFECTION…EACH AND EVERY ONE THAT SENT THIS BACK TO ME….FROM THE HEART!!  THANK YOU OXO

Now some of you (if you’re a man) might think that you don’t actually like pink! For me…pink is also not my favourite color, the simple reason is that I have red hair…can you imagine how I would look wearing pink!  That’s okay, bear with me.  They say pink  is a color that does no harm, it is innocent, hence the connection with little girls.  It is also a color of hope, it tries to please …pink want peace! 

Pink is the color of universal love. Pink is a quiet color. Lovers of beauty favor pink. A pink carnation means “I will never forget you”. Pink provides feelings of caring, tenderness, self-worth and love, acceptance. Put some pink in your life when you want to feel calm, relaxed or just be content.  It can be youthful, fun, exciting, and some shades even have the same high energy as red. They are sensual and passionate without being too aggressive. The softer pinks are often associated with romance. It is the color of joy and happiness, and for women the attraction to pink can speak of a desire for the more carefree days of childhood. Having said all of the above, all I am asking is, “Give Pink a chance”.

Now why all of the above, you’d ask?  Earlier today I received this lovely award from the lovely and bubbly kavita …I am so honored that my dear friend chose me as one on her list, how could anyone say NO to it??  Thank you so much Kavita, that was so very sweet of you!! So without further ado, here is the award:-

Pretty.. isn’t it?! I knew you would say yes!

Now now… there are some pink rules that come with the award.. but trust me, they aren’t too tough to follow at all! Here they are:
1. Thank and link back to the person who gave you this award. (I did that already… but ….. THANK YOU kavita!!!!!)

2. Share 7 things about yourself. Now that is a tall order….but I’ll try:) 

 a) I’ve already mentioned number 1 above, the fact that I have red hair!!

 b) I have a very outgoing nature and love people on all levels of life. 

 c) I am a perfectionist…I know ….a pain to some people. Lets just say I love things to be right and orderly!!  

 d) I know what I want and won’t stop until I get to my goal.   (A pain in the butt)

e) I love to stay active, try to walk 7km every day.

 f) My first language is not English, I was born in South Africa, but now  lives in Australia.

g) Red is my favourite color in the whole world! (Aries…..Scarlett O’Hara, eat your heart out!)

3. Pass the award along to 9* bloggers who you have recently discovered and who you think are fantastic for whatever reason!

4. Contact the bloggers you’ve picked and let them know about the award.

This said, here are the super bloggers that I’d like to nominate for this pretty pink award:

1.  http://dorazsays.wordpress.com – for having the most positive and wonderful attitude and putting a smile on my face every single day!!

2. tracy – (I know..I know..he’d ask…why me?)…well, I’ll tell you why! This man was born to be a poet. He has a heart of gold,  every word he writes is velvet to my heart and soul and….I think he is amazing and has so much talent! (Cowboy, please accept this award even if it’s pink) ~ x

3. Ilakya  – She absolutely Rocks and is so very talented.  

4.  http://betweenhearts75.wordpress.com/ (April)  When it comes to the most creative mind visions, she leaves me speechless every single time!    

5.  http://adkwriter15.wordpress.com/  I think this woman has so much talent and I know some days are crazy but hey, you have to give credit where credit is due…you ROCK girlfriend!!

6.  http://yvettesblogs.com/ (Yvette)….My fellow ex Aussie blogger now living in Italy!!  How I love what she does…for being always so very sweet to me and making the best food ever!!

7. http://lifeinarecipe.wordpress.com/ (Cindy) My Canadian girlfriend that writes recipes like a screenplay…I cant get enough!!

8.  http://alleenloper.wordpress.com/  My South African friend currently living in Germany. Oh God..she is the Goddess of travel, daily writings and poetry!

9.  http://musingbymoonlight.com/ (Jamie Dedes)  I am her biggest fan and she writes some spine-chiling poetry and so much more!!

So, ladies and gentleman, I hope you enjoy the award!!  Keep up the good work, keep writing and keep Rocking!!

To all reading this,  thank you for your (much envied and appreciated) patience, and please check out these awesome writers!!

Much love always!!

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35 Responses to “PINK ROCKS!!”

  1. More Buttercup, vanuit ‘n baie koue Johannesburg. Geluk met jou toekenning.
    Hoop jy’t ‘n lekker naweek.
    Dankie vir die besoek aan my blog.
    Cindy.

    • More more….dis so lekker om jou hier te he…voel asof ‘n stukkie van my hart hier saam met jou is!! Jy sal nie weet hoe wonderlik dit is om jou hier te he nie Cindy!! Baie baie dankie en ek hoop jy het ook ‘n fantastiese naweek!! Sien uit om sommer nog baie te gesels. Liefdetjies ~ Amanda x

  2. Yaaayyy!!! Congrats to you, and to all the wonderful poets/writers whom you’ve nominated!!! Wow, Amanda…that was real quick !!!! 🙂 And so beautifully done too!

    And thanks for those kind and sweet words for me… blush blush…blink blink..

    I see what you mean when you say you are a perfectionist! YOU DEFINITELY DO THINGS RIGHT !!!
    Luv ya!!!! muaahhzzz

  3. Wow! Why me? 🙂 But after that invitation, how could I say no? Pink is, after all, a lighter shade of Red. Thank you Darling…I’ll be the lone Pink Cowboy.

    Mr Tracy Lee Harris

  4. Ilakya Spandhanaa Says:

    Thanks a lot Amanda 😀 Im really very honored.. and so happy that you thought of me 😀 You’re a very nice person Amanda… lots of Love coming your way 😉 HUGSS 😀

  5. Congratulations on your beautiful award! I’m an Aries as well, and needless to say- a perfectionist! 🙂
    Thank you for mentioning all those wonderful blogs, I’ll make sure to check them out.

  6. Thank you for the award my friend, I’m delighted and honored, I have my thinking cap on! I’d love to share with you some of the things in my pink world!
    Yvette xx

  7. Jessicas Japes Says:

    Congrats, Amanda! I like pink too, but not TOO much!! I never did the all pink bedroom thing. I guess there’s a bit of the tomboy in me.
    Love finding out those extra things about you!

  8. Pink does rock and so does purple! congrats on your award! WOW, that’s a lot of walking…I usually only do one mile, sometimes I’ll get it up to four, but that’s about it for me.

    • Thanks so much Suzi, it takes me exactly an hour every morning at 6am doing 7km …perfect way to start the day and a bit of an addiction 😦 Have a wonderful weekend my friend ~ Hugs

  9. CONGRATS to you and to everyone who has received this lovely PINK award. 🙂 I love the color pink and what it stands for. I just love that you and your blogging friends have been recognized for their dedication to blogging. I am happy and thankful you have thought of me. I would love to place this gift in my special gift page…if that is ok with you. Have a great and happy weekend. 🙂

    • Thank you for accepting..You are a very special Lady and have such positive outlook on life, I admire you and you make me smile, always!! That is fine with me Luisa..enjoy and have a fabulous weekend!!! ~ Much love always x

  10. I have nominated you for this award as well, after receiving it from Kavita.
    Congratulations! http://heartspell.wordpress.com/2010/07/16/bits-of-me/
    Heartspell

  11. […] heartfelt thanks to the kindness of Amanda who nominated me for this award.She is truly a gifted and creative poet, her words, beautiful […]

  12. cute award 4 a lovely poet or friend,
    well deserved,
    awesome list.
    Cheers!
    😉

  13. I don’t know if you saw my thanks in reply to your comment on my blog. . . but I do thank you, Amanda, and I am honored and tickled. What a nice thing to do . . . Dear Lady! You are always full of surprises. And, congratulations to you. You certainly deserve it … How wonderful. I can’t wait to work on my own nominations. My responding post will go up Sunday. Exhausted now. xoxox You are the best!

  14. alleenloper Says:

    I think everyone who pours out their hearts deserves an award! Everyone who touches another persons life, deserves an award! And anyone who spreads the love and helps us feel more connected to each other deserves an award. Thank you for being all these things to me and to us. Congratulations!

  15. lifeinarecipe Says:

    Many thanks friend! Sorry for the delay in responding but I have been up to my neck in wedding events and family socials! I am most honored and humbly accept your gift.

    Friends are like stars in the sky. In the darkest hours they shine bright to guide you by their light. Rising with the moon each night, giving strength and comfort at their sight. Sharing wishes and sharing dreams, friends are the stars of my night sky.

    Your star shines brightly in our universe!

    • I missed you and knew exactly just how busy a time you had!! Know that you were in my thoughts. Thanks so much for your kind and encouraging words…Your friend and fan ~ Forever x

  16. pink is also the colour of prison cells for the emotionally disturbed!!

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