Friday, September 4, 2009

Note of Thanks for the Honest Award

Thank you, Baba.

I've run out of words to describe my happiness in getting this Award. A big, heart felt thank you to Faiza Ali for encouraging me with this Honest Award. It means so much to me because I'm an ardent admirer of her awesome blog, Faiza Ali's Kitchen.


Requirements:-
  1. I must thank the person who gave me the award and list their blog and link it
  2. I must list 10 honest things about myself
  3. I must put a copy of Honest Scrap logo on my blog
  4. I must select atleast 7 other worthy bloggers and list their links
  5. I must notify the bloggers of the award and hopefully they will follow the above three requirements also.
10 Honest things about me:-

1. I am very proud of being an Indian.

2. I am very thankful and humbled by my parents', their unconditional love, sacrifices and amazing support and the way they brought me up.

3. Good books are my life.

4. I love my Twitter friends.

5. My favorite place is Puttaparthi.

6. I am a shopaholic.

7. I am a 'people person.' I love to help people to the best of my ability and without expecting anything in return.

8. I avoid wearing blue and I don't know why.

9. I want to serve my country and I'm still figuring out how to do so in the best possible way.

10. I want to win the Booker some day

The 7 Honest blogs are:

1. Life is Beautiful

2. Me and the BOYS

3. Whats on My Mind

4. The Pleasures of Home Making

5. Stephanie's Written Word

6. Grumbly in my Tumbly

7. Diary of a Pink Princess

Those who want to check out my top 10 picks in the food blog category, click here. Cheers to you all. I truly hope you will continue writing.

22 comments:

Shri said...

Great reading about you.Y'know we have some similarities like Parthy is the place we visit very often.We are ardent devotees of Swami.
Winning booker is a great dream,I must say:)I would have shared that dream if only I had such wonderful writing skills as you:D

chitra said...

Congrats Swapna. i think it is like "jab bhagawan Detha hai Chath Phadke deta hai'. Hope Booker also comes your way. That is my HONEST prayer.

Uma said...

Hey Congrats!!! Good Luck for the Booker!

Jay Menon said...

coool congrats....honestly proud of u :)

Swapna Raghu Sanand said...

@Shri: Its great to hear that you visit Parthi and follow Swami too. Thats like saying you are my family.

@Chitra: Thank you so much. Please keep me in your prayers.

@Uma: If wishes had wings....:)Please pray that I write without faltering. Thank you so much once again.

Swapna Raghu Sanand said...

Thank you, Jay. I know you would be very happy to know about the awards. Keep me in your prayers.

Prakash P said...

WOW... That's great you got it... And I'm thankful that you selected my blog for it...

And as everyone I too wish you that soon you will get the Booker... All the Best :-)

Jay Menon said...

i just changed my blog id...

Petty Witter said...

Congratulations on your award - it's always nice to think someone appreciates what you are doing.

Swapna Raghu Sanand said...

@Jay: Will check out the change of address, thanks.

@Petty: Thanks for the wishes.

@Prakash: Thanks. You got the Award because your blog is terrific. Go for more! My best wishes.

Manuela@Pleasures of Homemaking said...

Congratulations on the award! They're fun to get! Thanks for passing it on to me - I truly appreciate it!

Manuela

The Ketchup Girl said...

hey there, thanks for passing it on :).

Swapna Raghu Sanand said...

Manuela and Ketchup Girl, congrats to both of you. Hope to read a lot of interesting posts from you two.

ritu said...

Congrats!!!!

Now it seems i know you a bit more....but i was surprised to know that u avoid to wear blue because I love to wear blue. All my things are in blue color... :)

You will definitely win Bookers Prize one day, that's my sincere wish for you and i want u to call me someday and tell me that Yes Ritu , you were right.... :)

I way that i feel that you can help the country is by teaching underprivileged kids. This is something i wish to do sometime in life. I think I would suggest you to do is to participate in Teach India initiative by Times if possible for. Following is the link to register for it:

http://teachindia.itimes.com/public_teach-india-info.php


Warm regards,

Ritu

Swapna Raghu Sanand said...

As always, your words are so reassuring and full of warmth that comes from your heart. I hope your words come true.

The Teach India initiative sounds like something is a very meaningful cause. I will register for it.Thank you for your confidence in me. Keep visiting, Ritu. Your suggestions are invaluable.

Faiza Ali said...

Thanks for all the sweet words dear. You are so sweet. have a great day.

Stephanie said...

Thanks so much for passing this on!!

Swapna Raghu Sanand said...

Congrats, and thanks, Faiza and Stephanie!

Anam said...

Hey swapna..thanx for considering my blog worthy of the award. You do know that my blog is a FOOD blog rite?

Anam said...

:)Thanx again for passing it to me..truly appreciate it. Its always nice to know that someone likes what you are doing :)

Swati said...

Thanks a ton Swapana ..I never knew you read my blog and I get award here ..truly awesome ..I am on cloud 11.

thesongoflife said...

Hey Congrats Sapna :) Nice one :)

Came here from Swati's!

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