11 maart 2011

A whole new week



Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends leave footprints in your heart. To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. Anger is only one letter short of danger. If someone betrays you once, it is his fault; if he betrays you twice, it is your fault. Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
He who loses money, loses much; he who loses a friend, loses much more; he who loses faith, loses all. Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't life long enough to make them all yourself. Friends, you and me ... you brought another friend ... and then there were three ... we started our group ... our circle of friends ... and like that circle ... there is no beginning or end ... yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why they call it a present.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Happy hugs for a wonderful new week !
The nougat with dried strawberries is my Monday morning treat

xx

48 opmerkingen:

  1. I don't believe this !! look at that delicious nougat !!!....Sassie ??? dat ge je toch niet helemaal alleen opeten morgen ochtend????? wowwwwwwww......groot genoeg om te delen....zeker na je mooie mooie woorden !!! heb een heerlijke zoete week lieverd.......xxx...xxx...xxx....liefs van mij en meer..........

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  2. i hope your week is a happy one, saskia. i just picked up a bunch of sweet strawberries at the market. the girls love them sliced with vanilla yogurt and granola.

    xo
    ~molly

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  3. It always makes me smile when I think of you being in tomorrow already! :) It is still March 13th, my birthday, for a few more hours!
    Time is a funny thing! Happy new week to you, dear Saskia!
    Blessings!

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  4. So very true. :)) Happy Monday. We have several hours to go yet.

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  5. i agree...you are always a day ahead of us ~
    wishing you happy monday while BEAR and i are soaking in the rest of our sunday...
    thank you for those lovely words to live by ~
    and i am happy that i am in your circle of friends xxxx BEAR HUGS ~victoria~

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  6. Now that was one wise lady! Wonderful words.
    Brenda

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  7. My favorite line: beautiful old people are works of art. :)

    Thanks for the smiles! Hope you and yours have a great week too!

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  8. What a beautiful post, something each of us need to read every day as a reminder. Thanks for sharing such lovely thoughts and words.

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  9. Hi Saskia, It has been a very good weekend and hopefully we will both have a great week to come. By now it is early morning on the 14th so hope you had a good nights rest. There was so much wisdom in your post today. I enjoyed it very much.
    ((HUGS))
    Odie

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  10. I like this! Have a great week!

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  11. Hi Saskia,

    Oh that nougat looks so yummy and would like to take a little bite.
    Lovely post you have shared today, thank you.

    Hope that your week is happy and beautiful.
    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  12. Hsppy Sundsy Saskia :) Oh, such a wise woman, Elanor! Thanks for sharing this, I really enjoyed it!
    Hope you have a wonderful week lovely lady!
    xo
    gi gi

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  13. Eleanor R....what an amazing women!

    So much truth in all her words. Thank you for sharing.

    Hope your party was amazing...I have seen nothing like this sweet nougat ever before....with strawberries! Joy joy joy!

    Happy Monday. xoxoxox

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  14. Lieve Saskia,

    Na het publiceren van zó'n boodschap màg jij wel twéé plakjes nougat voor maandag hoor! Koop je deze of is 't zelfgemaakt? Denk wel gekocht omdat ze dit in kikkerland góed kennen. Hier is het zeldzaam, enkel in Atlanta vind ik ze of andere grote steden. Dat was mijn lievelings item van de kermis zo'n 'wiebertjes ruit' nougat; een voor mijn moeder en één voor mij. En dan lekker met je tanden trekken... ik proef 'm nog!

    Liefs,

    Mariette

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  15. Yummm...I like fresh strawberries dipped in sour cream and then dredged in brown sugar. So delicious! Have a wonderful magical week.

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  16. That Mrs. Roosevelt sure was a wise woman. :)
    I had strawberries, blueberries, and a blood orange for lunch today. Fresh fruit is such a happy thing. :) :)
    Have a happy week. :)

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  17. Nougat,mmmmmmmmm,ziet er heerlijk uit,hoor,heb je die zelfgemaakt?
    Fijne week

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  18. Prachtige tekst!

    Jij ook weer een hele fijne week toegwenst!

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  19. Very good ideas to start well a new week !.

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  20. che belle parole...felice settimana anche a te carissima!

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  21. Een fijne week Saskia!

    Groetjes Michelle

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  22. Prachtige spreuken...die 1e heb ik als stempel, zo mooi en zo waar......
    Bah bah..ligt hier nu zo'n heerlijke noga reep, vlak voor mijn ogen?
    Bijna binnen handbereik.....snif......
    Fijne week
    Liefs

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  23. Great words and really inspiring for a new week ahead. Wishing you a lovely week xo

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  24. Looks very nice and delicious dear Sassie!
    Kisses and happy new week.

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  25. Wat een mooi citaat voor de maandagmorgen.
    Gelukkig heb ik net mijn bakje muesli op, want anders ....
    Fijne dag, liefs

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  26. I had NEVER seen this quote in its entirety, never. It is poignant, so true and something that I want to always have near me....I must find it and have it close at hand. Dearest, your nougat looks FABULOUS!!!! LOOK AT THAT BEAUTIFUL AND CHEWY DELIGHT! ENJOY IT TO THE FULLEST! How is your week planned out for you? Well, nougat is a great way to start it!!! On I go to another two weeks of school and then at the end of the month is my spring break. WE ARE SUPPOSED TO GET 50 degree weather this week, so that should bring melting to us!!! HERE IS WISHING YOU THE BEST, ALWAYS mijn lieve Saskia!!! VEEL KUSJES, Anita

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  27. Wat een prachtig stukje tekst Saskia. Zoiets zet je echt aan het denken. Zoveel waarheden!
    Dank je voor het delen.
    Et pour toi ma chère amie je te souhaite une semaine avec plein des bonheurs!
    Gros bisous
    Michaja

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  28. Wow!!
    So much wisdom, sense and truth!!!
    Thanks for sharing Saskia!
    Interesting picture! Never seen nougat like that before, looks yummy!

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  29. Wat een mooie woorden!

    Ik zag vanmorgen in de AH ook deze nougat liggen. En ik heb deze ook maar laten liggen anders lag ie er nu niet meer...

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  30. Ooo lieve Saskia wat een mooie tekst heb je ons laten lezen en zoooo waar.
    Ik kwam vanmorgen bij de AH en zag z'n reep liggen in z'n doorzichtig papiertje, wat heb jij er weer een mooie foto van gemaakt, SUPER.
    Zo ziet hij er erg lekker uit. lieve Groetjes Esther.

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  31. YOU left footprints in my heart, sweet Friend Saskia!!! Everything is going well around here. Routine came to stay and I must confess I like it!!:o) My sewing afternoons resume today! We enjoyed this morning buying fabric (Aila and me). Now she rests watching a movie and I am organizing my orders.
    How are you, dearest Friend? I can see Easter is already around your home:o) Mr. Bunny may be truly kind am please you all with bunches of chocolate!!!
    Much love to you, my Friend!!
    Please pray for the Japanese people.
    Thanks!
    Bela

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  32. Hi Saskia,
    Lovely quote.
    Have a sunny and happy new week.
    xoxo

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  33. Prachtige tekst, dank je wel voor het plaatsen en jullie ook een mooie nieuwe week!
    Groetjes Corina

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  34. Hi Saskia, wishing you a bright and beautiful new week. Hugs and blessings, Tammy

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  35. have a wonderful week too meine fruende

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  36. Very good advice. Happy new week, Saskia! :)

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  37. Wise and wonderful words. Perfect optimism to start a new week!

    Jeanne
    x

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  38. I liked that - that's why we call it the Present. Sandie

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  39. These are such wonderful quotes, Saskia! Love them all ...
    I pray I become a "work of art" as I continue to get older!
    And your lovely slice of berry cake is making my mouth water! There's nothing like cream and berries!
    Cheese and berries is delicious too!
    *
    I can hear the birds singing and the geese are returning... even though we had snow flurries all day... I see spring around the corner!
    Wishing you, your husband and children a sweet Monday and a fabulous week.
    *x*o*x*o*
    ~Maria

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  40. Wow, she was a formidable woman, Eleanor, and i love her quotes! And your nougat! Did you host your yellow party last weekend? Am glad the magazine arrived and you like it! Het zon schijnt heden so lekker - een heerlijke, fijne dag sweet friend, veel liefs!!

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  41. GOOD MORNING PRECIOUS! Well, my spring break is in TWO WEEKS! So it is going to take some patience on my part to get through next week, especially. This Thursday I am taking off because we have a delivery of bookcases coming and our electrician if FINALLY COMING BACK to hang up my CRYSTAL chandelier in the new room and the outdoor lighting!!! THAT WILL ENTERTAIN ME!!! Oh Saskia, we finally had some beautiful sunshine yesterday, and when I came home, I opened the curtains into the new room and JUST LET THE SUNSHINE IN...it was so special! LIttle things like that make me so happy; have a HAPPY DAY MY DEAR FRIEND, MA CHERE AMIE, MIJN LIEVE VRIENDIN! Anita

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  42. very wise and beautiful words. thank you dear Saskia forsharing them. I am so happy you received your tote and that you like it ^-^ enjoy your week ma chère amie. seding tons of love, monique xxx

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  43. Thank you for stopping by my blog. Your blog is beautiful, very colorful.
    XOXO ido

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  44. Have a great week. Hope you are enjoying spring!

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  46. Uau... beautiful! Congratulations.
    Hugs - Rose (Brasil)

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