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Betty Jo

Hi! I followed your link from Daisy Cottage and you have a lovely blog. I haven't been blogging long myself, not up to 100 posts yet. Congrats on hitting 100! I love your analogy of this super blog community being like a pot-luck social. That's the best description of it I've ever read. xoxoxo


I love your little shamrock girls! And aren't we all lucky to belong to this wonderful community of virtual friends?


You've captured perfectly what blogging is all about - a way to connect with people we probably wouldn't get to meet in person. Congratulations on your 100th post! I remember how surprising (and exciting) it was to reach 100, then 200 came around very quickly after that. Time really does fly :)


Congratulations Charlotte, you have hit the 100 post milestone. Isn't it fun. I wish I could make you a chocolate pate and tea as a thank you. I so enjoy your blog and getting to know you. Who would have thunk that, that wonderful lady who wrote that craft book for mother and daughters, that my daughters and me so enjoyed would write a blog. I am so glad you did. Clarice


Oh happy day!Congratulations on your big 100 Charlotte. What a wonderful trip it has been.


Lovely post about blogging in general. I do get distracted by everyone's "dishes"! Sometimes I have to "eat alone" or I never get my own work done!


Our copy of your mother and daughters craft book is now into the next generation, as my daughter and granddaughters find fun activities in it!

Cheers on your 100th posting!!


Oh, Miss Charlotte, I can't believe it is 100 already! Where has the crafting time gone??? I agree this blogging community of crafters is so different than the snooty communities of artists I have tried to feel comfortable in. I much prefer the laid back, sharing approach to creativity hands down. The glittering and gluing, and giggling and sharing community that grows bigger and bigger with each day. I was just writing this to Mis Sis Boom and here you are echoing the same sentiments! So glad and honored to be a part of your coffee klatch (as my mother would say)!!!


Oh boy!! 100 already....sigh....they grow up so fast. Can't wait to see what you whip up today. :)

Melissa Lobdell

Charlotte! Happy 100th Post!! Every one of your posts brings a smile to my face! What a happy little blogdom we have here! I love your little shamrock girls and look forward to what your next 100 posts bring! xo-Melfie

Barbara H.

I love the comparison of blogging to a potluck dinner.

And I'd love to be included in your drawing!

I enjoy your site.


Hi Charlotte! I love how you so eloquently described our crafty blog-dom. I love the "planning our outfits the night before" glad to hear how much you enjoy blogging and I'm thrilled you have a blog. I can't believe you are at 100 already! Of course I would love to be included in the drawing. Now I'm off for some couch crafting too! xoxo Lia


I was so happy to find your blog. I am a big fan and love your books.

Thanks for sharing your many talents and gifts.



Good luck with yhour 100th post Charlotte.

I am crossing my fingers for my name on Monday :-)

Vickie C

Happy 100th:D I've just started and can't imagine reaching 100! I like your blog and love your descriptions. I look forward to visiting often.


Happy 100th post!! May you have many more!

Alisa Logue

I would love to be included in your drawing. Love your blog! Endless source of inspiration! You are mega talented! -Alisa

Linda K

Hi Charlotte...I so look forward to your posts and feel like I "know" you! With a name like Kelly, I surely must be destined to win your little giftee...Linda K. in Kansas


Hi Charlotte!
Congrats on your 100th post! Your work is always so lovely and inspiring!

:) Heather


Happy 100th! I'll have seconds on that potluck dinner--please pass the baubles and bits my way!
Great analogy to describe this virtual world.
Wishing you another happy 100!

Lou Ann

Hi Charlotte

I have been a fan of yours for a long time. Your work is incredible! Thanks for sharing a bit of yourself with all of us!

Lou Ann


Here's to the next 100, Charlotte! So glad that I found your happy blog. Cheers.

Rosemary P.

Oh how lovely the little Irish girls are! I have 3 little Irish lassies myself! Love your blog! Love your ideas! Thank you for sharing them with us all.

claudine hellmuth

yay! your 100th post! I love reading your blog :)

suzi finer

Lucky You? No, Lucky Us!
So happy to have virtually met you; your art and life stories make every day richer for sharing.


I've enjoyed stopping by for most of your first 100 posts. Thank you for those sweet moments and I look forward to the next 100.


So enjoy reading your blog and looking at the pics! Thanks!


What a wonderful post to celebrate your first blogaversary! You summed it up so well. I'm really glad you joined "the club" and look forward to another year of fun and sharing!


Congratulations, Charlotte, on your 100th post. Your blog is always a treat, and I look forward to the next 100 posts. Thanks for sharing!


Happy 100th! It's great to have you on my favorites list! Your blog is always a fun visit!


Dear Miss Charlotte, thanks for being such a sweet and supportive blogger - for visiting my blog, sending sweet emails, and for sharing your life and inspiration with us.
Happy 100!


happy blogging milestone! i love checking in here!


Congratulations on your 100th post! I enjoy reading your blog.


An Irish toast to 100 more posts! Slainte mhath!


Congratulations! I enjoy your blog! I would love to enter your giveaway, and please do check out mine if you haven't yet done so!


Love your blog, LOVE it!!!


Hi Charlotte, it's really amazing this blogging community and I've been discovering and meeting cool people and being very inspired by many of them. Congrats on your 100th post. I will be giving away too, an Easter Egg Box that I made and you are invted to come by and take a look! You are very talented and your feedback will be awesome. Thanks a lot!

jenny b harris

Yay! Congratulations on your 100th post! You obviously have a knack for blogging... you're a natural! Your blog is a fabulous addition to the community, its now one of my faves.


boy, charlotte, i'm joining the cast of thousands here! congratulations on your blogging birthday, let's pull up to my little wooden yellow cafe table and lift teacups in your blog's honor! xoxo


Congratulations on reaching 100! I absolutely love your blog, actually found it through your etsy store, which I always drool over!


Happy St Patricks Day. Congratulations on your 100th post.


Congratulations and thank you! I am a quiet, but a grateful participant in the delicious-ness of your blog.


I have enjoyed your blog very much and hope to continue to do so for a very long time!
I would love to be included in your special drawing...
Happy St. Patty's...


how fun! its always a riot to see all your fans come out of the woodwork for little 'events' such as these!!
congrats on the big 100!


Congrats on the 100th post, I just started my blog and 100 posts seems so far away, thank you for taking the time to share your creations and adventures with us all! And Happy St. Patricks Day too!


Wow that was quick, congratulations on your 100th post and thankyou for your kind and supportive words the other day.


I am so glad you part of the blogshere sice we are the "lucky" ones who get to come here to see all of the wonderful things you make and do. Congrats on 100 posts, and please do include me in the drawing. I can't wait to see what you create for the special occasion.


Congratulations Charlotte! I'm so pleased you've started blogging and that we've become friends. Thank you for all the ways that you share of yourself and for the lovely welcome home.
I've loved your posts of your trip and especially the one about the artwork inspiring your photographs.

Liz Taylor

Congratulations on 100! I have really enjoyed reading your blog, keep up the great work!

Liz T.


Congrats on your 100th post! I love those little shamrock girls!

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