Monday, January 31

One World One Heart 2011

UPDATE: The One World One Heart prize winner has been picked... and the result can be found HERE!!

Huge thanks to all who entered. It was so lovely to meet you and to discover some wonderful new blogs to visit.


Thanks to the lovely Marianne over at Ruffhaven, I came across this truly wonderful and joyful opportunity to connect to the many unseen yet glorious people out there who blog their hearts and souls out in this cyber community of ours.

One World One Heart for me represents a hope.

A wish.

A dream.

If only our World could come together in a more communal, connected, peaceful, and giving manner, this planet we all call home would become such a better place.

One World One Heart is an event envisioned, created, and orchestrated, by 'one whimsical bohemian' also known as Lisa!

There's heaps of give-aways in the form of 'door prizes' on all the participants' blogs (see my 'door prize' below), and lots of visiting new sites and getting to know amazing new people.

To join, simply visit the event's main page here, (on Lisa's lovely blog), read through the criteria, and blog about it.

Part of the criteria asks me to tell a bit about myself for first time visitors to Heartfire At Home.

Here goes....

I am Linda.

I teach, I design stuff, I blog, and I think an awful lot.

I am fascinated with owls, trees, butterflies, globes, maps, Celtic and Welsh mythology, books, funny or enlightening quotes, codes and ciphers, anything mysterious, the colour red, black holes and how on earth Space works, string theory, writing words that matter, beautiful patterns, inventing weird and wonderful things, other worlds and dimensions, all sorts of animals, art of many types, stationery and paper, and too many other things to mention!!

I don't like celery.

I do like the scent of limes.

Dust bunnies are not welcome in my house (but sneak in when I'm not looking).

Cats make me happy.... so do dogs, otters, owls, ocelots, crows, deer, mice, and squirrels for that matter.

Acorns are cute.

I LOVE my home. It is my own little world, and apart from my family and friends, the epi-centre of my life.

Holistic, atmospheric, interior design is the passion of my life.

I also teach primary school, and am pretty darn passionate about that too.

Some of my best friends are books.

Every room in my home has something red in it. It's like air to me.

If I didn't have music........ life would be very drab indeed.

Singing is in my blood and I perform regularly in plays and musical theatre.

And, dancing is a necessary requirement for my happiness!


Also as part of One World One Heart, I am to offer a 'door prize' to a travelling soul who wanders by my corner of the bloggy world and leaves a comment below.

Anyone from anywhere around the World can enter.

You don't need to be a 'follower', you don't need to leave a super long comment.... just pop in, leave me your email address, and after February the 17th (the finale of One World One Heart), I'll swoosh everyone through the generator at and materialise one lucky winner to notify!

On to the prize......

In keeping with my feeling for the title One World One Heart, I've chosen to include a few items in my 'door prize'.

Two engraved river stones featuring the words HOPE and PEACE. Also a little set of cards entitled 'Jewels Of Wisdom' with wise words on them to motivate, inspire, and simply promote joy each and every day.

There's 24 of them, and they come in a box with a little wooden stand so you can swap them over when you feel like it, and display them where you get the most benefit from seeing and reading them.

I hope whoever wins this little gift package feels the vibes of happiness and gratefulness I will have as I wrap and then send them off to you. And I hope you gain some insight and enjoyment from the beautifully written words on the stones and each little 'jewel of wisdom' card.

Entries close on midnight the 17th of February (Pacific Standard USA time), and I will announce the winner the day after by posting here as well as in a new post. I will also email the winner to notify them of their good luck!

Happy entering everyone!!

Also, HERE'S THE PAGE where you can find all the other participants who'll be offering lovely 'door prizes' too! Be sure to visit and say hi!


It will be so nice to meet you all as I do the rounds of other One World One Heart participants, and thank you Lisa for creating and organising such a wonderful event. :)

Let the travels and sharing of hearts begin!!

Linda. xox



  1. Linda, this is great. I love your picture and presentation! Your door prize is wonderful.
    Dust bunnies sneak in my house too! they're the only bunnies i like to hunt.
    I love that you are a performer: you should post something about your plays and musicals ( I love musicals!!)
    I'm off to check this new blog now.
    xox bobbi

  2. Linda ! Thanks for the mention. I love your post and your gift is so perfect. You and I share a love for words and qoutes. I still have to share all the words that are on my walls in my home... oh the to do list is endless.
    I am offering a beaded doll ...come on over and take a look.

  3. Your prizes are fabulous, please include me in to your giveaway :)
    I love to paint girls with affirmation signs, especially on Artist trading cards.

    I am also a owoh giveaway participant, number 207 :)

    Micki x

  4. What a great door prize,I will follow you!
    Come visit me

  5. Oooh... those stones are so unique and so lovely! And the cards full of wisdom... Someone, somewhere is going to be very happy with your beautiful give-away... I can only dream it's me! :)

    This OWOH trip around the (blog)world is great, thanks!

    Sweet greetings from Belgium,
    Saskia :)

  6. Hey great to meet another Aussie!
    Please add me to you draw!
    Come and visit me too!

  7. ..belle découverte de votre blog... le mien est à cette adresse....
    bye ..;-))))

  8. What a beautiful meaningfull prize! Please enter me in your give away! I am also participating in OWOH :)

  9. Thanks for the drawing. These stones can cards are lovely. Please feel free to enter my drawing, as well. avennett AT verizon DOT net

  10. HI! What gorgeous gifts! Please, count me in!

    Hope that you'll join in my giveaway ♥

  11. hi!!!i'm eleni from greece! please enter me in your wonderful givaway! thanks for sharing!!!!!
    visit my magical owoh post too:

  12. Hallo Linda, nice to meet you
    Thank you for giving us the chance to win your great doorprice.
    This are beautiful items and you are a very generous lady.
    Please count me in.
    Come visit me on my blog,I join the OWOH- event too.
    Regards from Germany and happy OWOH

  13. In love with your blog...wonderful giveaway!
    I would love for you to come to mine and follow new followers but most of all I love new friends!


  14. ¨¨¨¨°º©©º°¨¨¨¨¨¨°º©©º°¨¨¨¨¨¨°º©©º°¨¨¨¨¨°º©©º°¨
    How lovely! I would love to win it!
    Please come to my Blog to win a real crystal ball!
    Be well & wish well,

  15. Thank you for taking the time to offer this lovely gift and thank you for the opportunity to win!

  16. Greetings!...So pleased to visit your lovely blog. I am a Canadian Mixed Media and Digital Artist and look forward to meeting a new friend. I hope you will visit my blog as well.

    Thank you for including me in your wonderful gift draw. Hugs, Gayle.

  17. Thank you for being apart of the OWOH journey!

  18. Hi im from qld, lovely giveaway Linda, very thoughtful, love your blog, hope you can visit me too!

  19. Hi Linda.

    So pleased to meet you, from a fellow Australian :)

    What a great give away, I hope you'll stop by mine.


  20. Nice meeting you!
    Wonderful giveaway - thanks for the chance!
    Please drop by my blog (#394).♥

  21. Hello Linda, What lovely items to giveaway. Definitely count me in please. Pop into my blog for your chance to win also.

    Kyles =D

  22. How wonderful. Please include me in your drawing.

  23. What a terrific prize you are giving away! Please enter me in your draw. I really enjoyed looking around your blog!
    connie from kauai, hawaii

  24. hello, every time I see your blog I get inspired and the set of cards is so original ! Love them..

  25. Fantastic giveaway! It is so much fun seeing all the different types of things being given away and meet new(to me) bloggers! Please enter me in your giveaway!

  26. Hi Linda... loved reading the little snippets about you... your giveaway is gorgeous... love those river stones... Will be back to visit...
    lovely to meet you... from one aussie to another :)))

    Jenny x

  27. This is really a lovely gift! Such wonderful reminders! Thanks for the chance to win! I hope you get the chance to stop by my post, too! #357 jinglesells at gmail dot com

  28. Hi
    Nice to meet you.
    First I took the time to discover your blog and i've browsed a while through your earlier posts.
    I must say...I'm glad I did and I was realy impressed !! ( Yes, I take my time:)
    It was fascinating to see your talent and please, cherish that !
    I Loved your post jan. 20th too. "Pretty pink"!!

    About your giveaway; It would be a present to treasure so please draw my name !!
    Kind greetings, Rian from the Netherlands. I invite you hearty to my blog for a visit as well :)

  29. Hope you have oodles of fun during OWOH. This is wonderful, and I love the photo with the OWOH on the palm. Thanks for your generosity and participation in the event. Count me in please.
    visionquest2020 AT msn DOT com

  30. I loved reading about you - and I think your giveaway gift is great. I'm loving my round the blogging world trip with OWOH.
    I am interested in card making and decorating boxes - but sadly found out about OWOH too late to participate.

    I have two blogs - come & see me sometime

  31. I love the affirmation cards! what a brilliant idea and sure to make the owner happy.

    Please visit if you get the opportunity as I am also participating:

  32. pretty neat giveaways!
    Greetings from Canada.
    Visit me at #336 - Shimmer and Tulle

  33. Wonderful giveaway!
    Stop by and enter my OWOH! I'm #50

  34. So many creative blogs! WoW! Count me in your OWOH Door Prize Please! Thanks,Tee

  35. Hi, from France, please add me in your draw, your giveaways are wonderful.

  36. my mother in law would really appreciate this so i am commenting for her! Please do count me in and enjoy OWOH x

  37. Yea! So glad to be here. You have an awesome blog! Come check mine out sometime. Thanks for entering me!

  38. What a lovely prize and I know I will enjoy it if I win! Please visit my Irish giveaway at:

  39. I love them all. This is a beautiful door prize. I know I will find use for the stones and cards for sure. Please enter my name in the drawing and fly on over for a visit to number 92.

  40. Greetings from Fresno, California :-)
    Please enter me in your drawing for your lovely give-away gift.
    ~Cheryl over @ Artsy Fartsy

  41. I love your cards...for me, they are the best prize I have seen yet. Something I really could, it's obvious that I won't win. But, still...there is hope!
    Big Hugs from Alabama!

  42. I LOVE THE SCENT OF LIMES TOO!!! & that moment sniffing the air when you first slice into the luscious green textured skin (I feel a painting coming on LOL) By the way I'm pleased to meet you (I'm Shelle from Sunshine Coast Australia) If you have time I'd love you to come on over check out my giveaways & comment at my OWOH post too :) One World One Heart... It's a marathon BUT SO MUCH FUN!!!!

  43. This would be so perfect for me right now!

    Please stop by my blog and enter my OWOH giveaway also! I'm #590.

    hoerauf at comcast dot net


  44. What beautiful affirmation cards, so delightful and printed so nicely :)
    It's fun blog hopping and meeting lots of new creative people and catching up with some old friends on this owoh journey.
    Please stop by my blog and visit my giveaway too :)

  45. So nice to meet you and snoop around your wonderful blog. I haven't put my "meet me" page up yet on my blog but I better get busy and get it posted. Love your affirmation cards and your photos.

  46. Hi Linda, so lovely to meet you! Please add my name for your giveaway, I would so love to win those delightful stones and wisdom cards:-)

    Make sure you come by and enter my own giveaway if you haven't done so already!!

    Hugs, PEA from Canada xox

  47. thank you for the chance to win!
    i love reading quotes of inspirations!

  48. Hi from South Australia. I love, love, love quotes - can't get enough of them. We all need the inspiration.

  49. it would be such a luck to win these!

  50. Hi!
    Gorgeous blog and lovely prize,
    hope to win!

    Greetings from Finland;-))m
    number 451 OWOH
    leikkaan AT

  51. What a great give away You have !

    Thanks for participating in
    One World One Heart 2011

    check out my blog #635

  52. NIce to meet you Linda! Please count me in your giveaway. I'm a sucker for awesome quotes!
    thanks deb

  53. I would love to enter in your drawing.. Thanks for the opportunity..
    I'm OWOH#502

  54. Ciao! I am so happy to meet you today on the wings of OWOH! Thanks for a chance to win your wonderful giveaway - the affirmations are lovely!!
    Hugs, ♥ ♥ ♥ Antonella ♥ ♥ ♥
    wing stop #153, snowy New Jersey
    Please stop by #153 for a chance to win my giveaway!

  55. I am here from OWOH Event,
    So very nice to meet you,
    Please enter my name in your lovely giveaway-
    Bonnie in Florida
    Blogs #566 and #567 USA

  56. It's nice to meet you, too! I posted today some photos of all the RED I wear! lol You are giving a gift so unique and meaningful that I would like to look around on your blog! Thank you! ♥ Visit me soon! I'm # 389 ! ♥

  57. What a great inspirational prize! I too love red, music, dancing, most animals (minus the dust bunnies of course lol). And no worries you can pass the celery over here :)Happy OWOH, nice to meet you :)


  58. Great blog! I could definitely use some affirmations so fingers crossed I might win your wonderful door prize. Thanks for the chance. Happy OWOH!

  59. "Some of my best friends are books". As soon as I read that I knew that I wanted to participate in your giveaway and I was even more delighted when I saw what you were giving away. Thanks so much for joining and please enter me in your draw. Your blog is beautiful, I've spent about 15 minutes perusing it and so many entries are going to be sent to friends. I'm giving away some earrings if you'd like to see my offerings.

  60. Oh please enter me in your OWOH Giveaway! If I am the winner, you can contact me at Take a moment to visit my blog and enter my OWOH Giveaway at


  61. Great giveaway - thx! I am #700 on OWOH

  62. I love your blog and would be honored to win your give away.

    I am so excited to participate in my first OWOH blog tour . If I am lucky enough to win
    please contact me through my blog

  63. I just discovered your blog through my OWOH travels today and am so happy to *meet* you! I really enjoyed reading your blog and all the wonderful ideas you share to make our homes more inviting. I would love to win your lovely giveaway and hope you will stop by my blog for a chance to win mine too! (I'm #347 on the list.) *Ü*

  64. I love kitties (I have two), I also hate celery, I wouldn't go anywhere without one of my favorite books, and I'm also a great believer in holistic and natural ways of healing and joy. It's so nice to meet someone like you, Linda, I could just feel all this happiness beaming to me as I read your post. And your cards are so beautiful, what a thoughtful and lovely offering.

    Please enter me for a chance to win.
    Thank you so much.
    Blessings :)

  65. Hi Linda :)
    It is a pleasure to meet you.
    I can't say that I hate celery, but the stringy texture of the raw stuff disgusts me.
    I have a dog, so I have resigned myself to living with the occasional dust bunny.
    I love your giveaway gifts. They would be uplifting and inspiring every day.
    Thank you for participating in OWOH 2011. Pop by my blog, #51, if you get a chance.
    hugs from ON, Canada

  66. sweet blog & lovely offerings!
    please come visit my blog #30 on the list...
    blessings & warm hugs from Montana!!

  67. Flying in from One World One Heart! :)

    Hi Linda, nice to meet you! I just love your list of things about you! Acorns are cute for sure. :D Thanks for having me over and for a chance to win this lovely gift!

    If you haven't already, you're welcome to visit my OWOH post anytime!

    Happy Blog Discovery!

  68. I had a great time here reading about you. I am trying to figure out what an ocelot is. That one is new for me. I would love to be included in your doorprize drawing.

  69. Hello from the Pacific Northwest USA. I have really enjoyed your blog. I agree with the dust bunnies.

  70. Hello! Your door prize is wonderful!
    I’d love to be a lucky winner!

    Oxana from Moldova
    fancyscrap at

  71. Hello from Ohio! Nice meeting you and getting to know your blog! The giveaway is great!
    gabriela #439

  72. Greetings from Louisville, KY - USA
    Nice to meet you and visit your blog.
    Winning your give away would be awesome!
    Thanks for including me in your drawing..Come visit me, I am playing too.

  73. Hi Linda, what a lovely gift! You sound like an awesome person!
    cathyguitarteacer-77 at

  74. Oh what a great blog and an awesome giveaway! I just love the idea behind it. Please enter me in your drawing.

    I am also joining in the fun. Be sure to stop by and say hi. I am number 650.


  75. Would love to win your lovely giveaway. And I agree acorns ARE cute! I'm enjoying my worldwide blog tour! If I'm lucky enough to win, please contact me through my blog

  76. It was nice to meet you and learn about your interests. Your prizes are so unique-gifts from the earth!
    Please put my name in your draw and come to my blog #348 and put your name in the hat there if you wish. Thanks!

  77. Hi Linda, it was great to visit your blog and I really love the idea that you have of sending out your little vibes of happiness, how wonderful. Please enter me in the draw, I would love to win them. Cheers

  78. Hello from the Philippines, Linda! How very nice to meet you! I'm glad you took some time to tell us about yourself. In some blogs, I looked in vain for something about the giver of the gift. I will be thrilled to win your cards of affirmation as I love to keep good thoughts about me. Do come by and see if you'd like to win my prize if you haven't already! Patsy.paterno (at) from

  79. Hello from Cornwall, these are lovely, such a great idea, I would love to win! if you get a chance pop over to my blog givaway.

  80. This is such a lovely gift, please add my name for a chance to win
    Thank you
    OWOH #618

  81. Your giveaway is so beautiful!!! I would love to win something so special!
    Thanks for the chance to win :D

    Come to enter my giveaway if you have time!

    Hugs !!

  82. What an awesome giveaway. I'm dancing in my home right now reading your post. :o)
    carylsrealm at yahoo dot com
    Caryl OWOH #270

  83. What talent you have. I love these little inspirations in a box. I'm # 11, and would love to have you stop by if you haven't already.

  84. what a fun giveaway!
    binafan at hotmail dot com

  85. Hello from Oregon! I have enjoyed peeking around your blog. Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway. Love the rocks. I have some similar ones in my garden. They welcome me in and remind me to stop and enjoy the day!
    Please stop by my blog and enter my giveaway if you get a chance. OWOH # 473
    :) Gale

  86. Wow...I love your giveaway! I've been trying my best to stay positive in the past year through my unemployment..and I really believe I would be in a horrible place if I didn't do so! :)
    Please feel free to stop by my blog (#462!) to check out my giveaways! :)
    Thank you!

  87. What a great post and very cool offer of positivity! I would so love to be included, thank you for the chance ;) Kristin (#73)

  88. you have such a wonderful blog and great give away! I shall have to keep my fingers crossed! Visit me too #220 needlewings at

  89. Hi Linda I've enjoyed reading your blog which is very inspiring

    Your gifts are brilliant and I would love to win - please enter me into your draw

    Come visit me at No 177 and No 727


  90. Nice to meet you at owoh!
    I like your blog and your giveaway.


  91. What lovely phrases Linda. Nice to see you and your blog on my journey around OWOH 2011. Enjoy OWOH. Kim (No. 724)

  92. Looks like a very interesting giveaway. Very nice.
    OWOH hugs.
    Carol H.

  93. I love your giveaways so much. Love love love love love. Please include me in your lovely giveaway. I'd be thrilled beyond belief if I won...

  94. Wonderful giveaway! Please enter me--thanks :) OWOH #318

  95. Isn’t this fun? I just love OWOH! Thank you for participating… please count me in for your terrific giveaway. If you get a chance, I hope you’ll visit me too (if you haven’t already).

    Beckie =)
    artbeckons at hotmail dot com
    San Diego, California, USA

    OWOH #119
    OWOH #132

  96. Thank you for for offering this beautiful gift and thank you for the chance to win. Your hard work really shows!

  97. Lovely to meet you Linda, your door prize is fab!
    I hope you'll stop by and see my giveaways too on my blog.

    Sherry from England, UK

  98. It's so much fun to visit all different blogs and get to 'know' people from all over the world! So glad you played along with OWOH too - and make me discover your blog! I love how you introduce yourself (quite some similarities there!) and the wisdom cards are such a sweet and clever giveaway!!! I would be thrilled if my name came out of your magic hat! Love from the Netherlands, Marit (OWOH#501)

    marit [at] maritspaperworld [dot] com

  99. Oh my! You don't like celery? Shame on you! LOL, My man also hates it with a passion! Don't know what is wrong with your people!

    I was not going to enter till I saw the book! I have just spent my for once quiet morning while my kids are still sleeping (we homeschool) drinking coffee and running through all the Australian links. I love creative types and am looking for some new blogs to stalk! So considered yourself stalked, hehe, I like you, celery hating aside.

    Hugs, xoxox

  100. Lovely giveaway, Linda.
    Please visit my blog,
    Art of Humungous Proportions.
    Cheers ~

  101. Hello from Navada! I love your giveaway! Please count me in! Thank you!!

    ¸.•´¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*´¨)
    (¸.•´ (¸.•´Keisha

  102. Greetings from Cody, Wyoming! Isn't this event awesome? What a neat pretty and unique. I love those stones, and quotes are a favorite of just a perfect gift. I hope you pick me. :-)

    ( stampgram AT yahoo DOT com }

    If you have a moment stop by and enter my giveaways too.
    # 385
    # 132

  103. It is so wonderful to meet you and visit your little part of Blogland. I absolutely adore your giveaway and would love the opportunity to be a part of it. Happy OWOH. Please do drop in during your journey.
    Wishes and Whimsy
    Wendy from Wonderland

  104. Greetings from Norway!! So nice to meet you in blogland and to read about you and your art. I would love to win!!!!

    Please enter me (my email is in my profile) and stop by mine if you like:

  105. Hi Linda! Oh, I can always use some wisdom. :) Your blog is so interesting, and i love what you wrote about yourself. I envision you going 247 mph all the time (dancing, thinking, singing!). I am feeling a little slothlike in comparison! If you get a minute, pop over and visit me at 278! Nice meeting you! Pam

  106. What a lovely post and way to get to meet you! (I also think acorns are cute...and I try to dance as much as possible)

    I would love to be your lucky winner, and have a little extra wisdom (or at least a reminder) great each day.

    I hope you'll come by and visit me as well:

  107. your blog is beautiful .please visit mine #425
    my giveaway is a ooak polymer bunting baby

  108. Wonderful door prize! Those cards are great, haven't seen anything like them! Thanks for the chance to win them and the lovely word stones!

  109. Wow what a lovely giveaway! Please add me to the list !Thank you for the opportunity to win!

  110. I love to dance too and I love those stones. The box of quotes is wonderful too. Please add me to your giveaway and come over and visit me. I am No. 229 on the list.

  111. I would love to be entered in your wonderful drawing. Please stop by my blog #809 for a chance to win my door prize.

  112. your gift is inspirational! Happy owoh! youch17(at)yahoo(dot)com

  113. What a lovely giveaway - thank you for the chance to win :)

    Have to agree with you about the scent of limes and I'll agree to disagree about celery - love it and use it in a lot of my cooking or spread it with cream cheese. Nom nom! *g*

    Please feel free to visit my OWOH Post :)

    OWOH# 365

  114. Hello! Nice to meet you! My name is Teri and I've been blogging
    since December 2010. I love to scrapbook and create altered art jewelry. Your blog is very nice. Please stop by mine! Thanks for sharing your blog. Have fun on your blog travels.


  115. Hi Linda,
    I really enjoyed looking around your blog- I feel like we have a lot in common! Some of my best friends are books too- I find myself re-visiting them often :) and I love cats, my home is my favorite place to be....there's more but I don't want to make this too long!
    Stop by and visit me too if you get a chance:
    Happy OWOH!
    Stephanie #677

  116. Hello, greetings from Malaysia. Happy OWOH to you.
    I'm also participating in OWOH 2011 and here is my link.
    Please come visit me too!

    whimsyloft [at] gmail [dot] com

  117. Namaste Linda! It was very fascinating reading about you. I would so love to be the winner of your give away. I love daily affirmations and the rocks...well they rock! Enjoy your travels around the world of blogs. I hope you'll stop by my little blog world too (#57).

    Bright blessings,

    One of my favorite quotes right now is..

    Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
    Audrey Hepburn

  118. wonderful giveaway. please sign me up. I can be reached at beenebag(at)yahoo(dot)com

    take care:)

  119. Hi Linda, greetings from a fellow Aussie. It's great to meet you and visit your blog. I would love to be the lucky winner of some of your positive affirmations, thanks for the chance. Please come by #9 and say hello.

  120. hello from the Philippines! thanks so much for the chance to win your wonderful giveaway. i hope you can drop by my blog at (#544) and join my OWOH giveaway. blessings!

  121. Hello Linda. What a lovely way to welcome me to your blog! I've enjoyed my visit. Please feel free to visit me also and enter my giveaway. Just click on my blog link, or I'm #625.

    Happy OWOH to you!

  122. Cannot wait to wander your blog a bit more.I'm drawn to your blog, and your thoughtful giveaways are amazing! Please do me the kindness of adding my name to your drawing and if you pop on over to my blog, I will do the same for you. warm wishes ~mary helen

  123. Hello from Iowa, it's nice to meet you. I enjoyed stopping by your blog and would love to be entered in your giveaway.

    ~Donna #792

  124. gorgeous !! count me in for the drawing please.

  125. Hello from NY. What a beautiful gift! Thank you for entering my name into your giveaway.

  126. I would agree life without music would be drab. I think it would be more than drab it would be joyless. I have enjoyed visiting your blog Thanks for having me.

  127. I love your engraved river stones and words of wisdom...enjoyed reading about you too! Please throw my name in the hat for your drawing!

  128. Hi Linda, Those words of wisdom cards look great, something I could really use right now actually :-D

  129. Hi Linda, Greetings from a cold and snowy Massachusetts. Visiting your blog was like wrapping a warm blanket around my heart. I can relate to a lot of your likes and interests. Blessings in the journey, Rebecca #393

  130. Hello from Thailand! It's great to now a little about you..

    Wow! that's such a lovely give away.. count me in.

    Here's my OWOH post..please click here.. :)

    laetriciajaniel (@) gmail (d0t) com

  131. Greetings from Ipswich, MA USA
    Very nice to meet you. Please enter me in the OWOH drawing.

    I hope you have a chance to visit my blog, too. I'm offering a shabby chic denim necklace. And...come by again later so we can chat. :)

  132. I've enjoyed visiting your blog and would love a chance to enter your wonderful giveaway!
    Thanks so much :)
    kimberlybreid at hotmail dot

  133. Hi Linda... hi NEIGHTBOUR! This is STAWELL calling. I can't believe that you are the closest blogger I have ever found! Thank you for sharing with us on the OWOH trip. Your doorprize is super - I would so love to win, please count me in! (and it would cost peanuts to send to me! I now follow your happiness-filled blog, and will enjoy visiting to see all your colour-filled exploits. I hope you will visit me, I am OWOH 248!
    hugs and blessings,
    My OWOH blogpost
    Email me!

  134. Hello, Linda
    I am drawn to Australia and I do have relatives over there somewhere that I misplaced over 40 years ago...
    I like your peaceful cards for your giveaway, so relaxing.
    Please check out Cloth and Clay doll ning site as I am a member there. The dolls are made out of cloth and paper clay is sculptured over the cloth into the head and torso, arms and legs...tedious work but the wonder of making a doll is amazing.
    Teresa in California
    my cousins nickname was 'Scooter' who lived with his mom in Australia in the 1960's.

  135. Hello! I'm so glad I found One World One Heart and was able to visit your blog! I'm pretty new to the blogging world and I love seeing the different ways of blogging. I hope you will check out my blog and maybe find something useful there. I'd love to be entered for your door prize, thanks for adding my name to the list!

  136. Hi Linda,

    How lovely to meet you! You know which one of introduction sentences made me smile the most? That some of your books are friends -- yeah, you are a kindred spirit after all!

    I also like how you think about your prize -- and with which intension you will send it out. I trust that the wisdom cards and stones will come to the person who needs them most. :)


  137. wow! i'd love to be entered to win these affirmation cards...they are just lovely and the sentiments are beautiful. i'd love to be able to gift people in need with a little tenderness that something like this would give. visit me #49 lori diane

  138. Hi, it's wonderful to meet you through this lovely event. I'd love for my name to be entered into your giveaway. Thank you in advance and have a wonderful day. :-) I'm off now to look at more of your blog!


  139. What a unique and inspiring prize. I'd love to be a lucky winner. Please stop on by my blog as well if you get a chance- OWOH 760.

  140. Love your blog! What a great giveaway prize!


  141. Hi Linda, I would love to win your beautifully handcrafted Riverstone package. How sweet! Please visit my blog, too. I am the author of "16 x MOM: A Mastery of Motherhood." I am giving away my book and a couple of laminated 4 leaf clovers.

  142. Linda please enter my name in for a chance to win this lovely prize giveaway! Thanks, Norma (95) You will probably like my giveaway, as it is a little bird that contains a quote for encouragement, a thought of the day, a word of hope, or something to just meditate on in bliss. Most of my art (whether an artdoll or bird or small book) contains quotes. I collect books of quotations. *smiles*

  143. Hi,
    Greetings from Philly, PA, USA! Your work is great! Count me in for a giveaway. I am a watercolor artist and photographer looking forward to meeting a new friend. If you haven’t visited me yet, please visit my new blog anytime (#864)
    I hope to come back later to take more time checking out your blog.

  144. What a great door prize! So nice to meet you here through OWOH...I hope you will get a chance to stop by my blog, too :-)


  145. How inspirational and what a great way to start the day.

    chocolate and croissants at yahoo . com

  146. Now, that's a fun and wise giveaway! I'd be thrilled to win... please throw me into the hat too.

    Warm blessings,

  147. What a beautiful, thoughtful prize. I love the Buddhist Saying you show in one of your photos. Thanks for the chance of winning this prize. Liz (831)

  148. Hello Linda,

    Love the card and stones. 'Both are fab! Thanks for sharing about you. Makes me feel like I know you somewhat.,

    BrendaLea A. - Purple Lady
    Southern Illinois, USA
    prpldy (at) comcast dot net

  149. ...linda.. great blog.. and great give-a-way.. supurb.. thanks for the opportunity mitz_zee@yahoodotcom

  150. Hi Linda! This is such a neat giveaway!

    Hope you can join in my goodie giveaways as well! :)


    calejbitsvyk at gmail dot com
    calej d'art

  151. Hi Linda,
    Nice to meet you!
    Lovely blog,Your giveaway card and stones are fab!
    Hope you have time to hop over and visit my blog/OWOH post.
    Jan (Essex-UK)

  152. Thanks for the great giveaway. Best wishes...

    annabell_lee_dk (at)

  153. Greetings from southern California. Love your amazing giveaway. Please add me to your hat. I'm flying in during the final hours of OWOH. Thank you and cheers!

  154. I would like to have my name submitted for a chance to win your drawing!

    I love to meet fellow crafters so if you have time stop by for a visit!

    Thanks so much!!

  155. Hi Linda. It is so very nice to meet you. What a wonderful door prize. Please throw my name in the hat for a chance to win.

    I would love for you to hop on over to my blog for a visit. I am #78 on the OWOH participant list.

  156. Hi Linda, GREAT post...I feel like I got a handle on who you are :) and your giveaway is awesome, please include me and please come visit #209
    Thanks, Susan
    (Pieces of Fate)

    susanscraps AT comcast DOT net

  157. Thanks for commenting everyone!! It's now 12.20 am Standard Pacific USA time on the 18th of Feb according to my converter, so comments are now officially closed!

    Linda. :)


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