Thursday, 25 October 2012

Two awards...two big thank you!!!!

....yes, I've been gifted with two awards in the past two weeks!!!!
Now I'm gonna tell you!!!

The first award (received on the 12th of October!) was passed to me by my lovely blog friend Nata, who hosts a nice blog Nata's Nest !!! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

To deserve this award, you have to follow some little rules....(first, follow the blog of the person that awarded you....Done, some time ago!!! ;oD)....

Explain 11 (!!!) things about you :

  1. I love to sit on the sand and look at the sea for hours. Perfect to do during the sunset time.
  2. I have a twin sister!
  3. I listen to the music from the 80s when I craft!
  4. I was born in Firenze (Florence), but I didn't grow up there.
  5. I stopped to wear perfumes when I was pregnant of my first child. I remember that I've read an article on a magazine, in which it was said how is important for your baby to recognize you by your natural odor....Luckily, I'm not a smelly person!!!
  6. I would love to come back one day to Europe and live there.
  7. My secret wish? To write a book with simple crafts designed by me....!!!!
  8. I got married twice, with the same man!!! How tricky is that???
  9. When younger, I used to cut a lot of pictures from glossy magazines, just to keep them in a box!
  10. When 14, I wished to become a fashion model (I didn't have the right features, I tell you), only because I strongly wanted to travel around the world and I loved the idea to try an huge amount of different clothes!! I didn't like the idea to be photographed, though....
  11. I love to hug and cuddle my boys!!! Even to chit chat with them : a lot!!!
Answer 11 questions :

  1. How you define yourself? A quiet person, curious and a good listener.
  2. What is your favorite dish? Any dish with potatoes!
  3. Would you rather cook or you cook? I cook every day, even if is not my passion.
  4. What is your favorite dessert? Profiteroles with chocolate mousse!
  5. If you had to stay with an ingredient, what would it be? I love tea!
  6. What is the best trip you've done? Each time I've visited London!!!
  7. What is the best restaurant you've eaten? Lately, an italian restaurant in Lombok (Indonesia)!
  8. Do you prefer meat or fish? I prefer vegetables!!!
  9. What it is your favorite cheese? Parmigiano Reggiano, Taleggio and Brie.
  10. Black or milk chocolate? Milk and white chocolate!!
  11. What is the worst dish you've tried? I think a shrimps cocktail made by mum....!!!
Choose 11 Blogs to give this award (each blog has to have less than 100 followers and you have to    inform each blogger that they won this award!):

To the winners: you have to visit at least 3 blogs awarded by me!!!!
After having followed all the rules, you can save the award and decorate your blog with it!!
My congratulations to you all!!!


On the 22nd of October, Natalia from Natalia Glazacheva, awarded me with this one:

Thank you my dear, I really appreciated it!!! A big hug from me!!!

I have to pass the award to some other bloggers, but who? Not because I don't have any choice....just check my blog roll on the left and you'll how many I like!! The fact is that is really hard to choose...

I'll just name 3, because this is the perfect number!!!


xxxx, Alessandra


  1. Merci beaucoup Alessandra de prix et de visiter mon blog!! :0)

    Bonne semaine!!!!:0)
    xxx Maria xxx

  2. Thanks Ale! I like being versatile! Just got to woke out now how to put it on my blog! Ada :)

  3. Thanks a lot for giving me this award! I´m very greatful. You do a lot of inspiring things on your blog.
    Wish you a great day and thanks again.

  4. Congratulations on your awards! Just happened upon your blog today, and it was so fun to learn all those facts about you. :-) Hope your day has been a good one so far...

  5. Hi Alessandra! So fun to read all about you :) Congrats on your Blog Awards - you deserve them! I promise not to tell your Mum what you said about her prawn cocktail, hehe :) :)
    Alison xxx

  6. You really as soooo sweet thank you so much for gracing me with the honour of the Versatile blogger! Such a wonderful surprise this Thursday afternoon. xo Hugs

  7. Thanks for the award and for reading my blog:-)

  8. Congratulations on your two wins Ale, and congrats to all you've listed. Some familiar names and some new folk for me to visit ... lovely :D

    You are such a prolific crafter, I can't see why there couldn't be a book somewhere in your future :D

  9. Congrats Alessandra for two consecutive awards. You definitely deserved them. And thanks for considering me for the Liebster award. I already have one and I am not sure if I can have it again. Please advice! :)

  10. Oh you just got another award, too, congratulations! Really earned, my dear :-))

  11. Hey Ale,
    thanks for the award!
    I've missed it... I'm so busy at the time - I'm sewing lots of items for a christmas market... :)
    Xoxo, Miriam

  12. Thank you so much Alessandra!! :) I'll squeeze some time to write about it. I'm a bit sad because I haven't had time to blog lately :( But I'll return (it's a menace!)

  13. Congrats on your blog awards, Alessandra, love finding out more about bloggers, through these questions.....
    I love hugs with my son, even though he's now 21 and at least a foot taller than me. He's always got time for a hug....

    Claire :}


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