Sunday, August 8, 2010

5th B'DAY & WEEKEND CAT BLOGGING #270

Bibi Mean 1.4 bis
The 8th of August is a very special date for me as it marks Rosa's Yummy Yums' birthday. Today, my blog is 5 years old...

Yes, exactly 1825 days ago, I wrote my very first post without knowing where it was going to lead me. Back then, I opened a blog account out of pure curiosity for that fantastic social tool that is blogging. I had no idea regarding what I was going to do with it. I had no plan. After having shared a few recipes and getting lovely comments from fellow bloggers and foodies, I very fastly got caught in the game and addicted this activity.

Thanks to my blog I have developped my cooking/baking, photography, langua
ge as well as writing skills (there's much more to learn though) and have been able to meet (physically and virtually) lovely people that I could never have known otherwise. This experience has been very enriching and has brought me so much.

Blogging is very therapeutic, just like baking and cooking. Through that medium I have been able to work on myself and become a better/stronger person. My self-esteem has grown and my shyness has decreased. The warmth of blogosphere always makes me feel less alone and motivates me in hard times. The frightened and psychologically bruised girl that I was in 2005 has healed and blossomed.

Therefore, I wish to thank all of you occasional as well as faithful readers and friends for reading and giving me so much. Your kind words, compliments, actions and gifts enlighten my life!

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Kiki Cleaning 1.2 bis
This week, Amar and Luna at "CatSynth" (USA) are happy to announce that
they are hosting Weekend Cat Blogging #270...


To submit your kitty picture(s), you can either leave a message in their blog's comment section (with your permalinks) or contact them via e-mail without forgetting to give all the needed information.

72 comments:

  1. Happy Blog-B'Day Rosa! I also started 5 years ago, at the end of July... we are almost twins. :D
    Congratulations!
    Marcela

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  2. Ah la la! Tes photos sont magnifiques!!

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  3. Tchin tchin!
    À l'heure de l'apéro ce soir, je lèverai mon verre à ton blogue magnifique.

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  4. 5 ans déjà Rosa! Que le temps passe vite!
    Je te souhaite un autre 5 ans sinon plus encore!
    Félicitations!

    Ton chat est trop mignon:)

    BOn dimanche

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  5. Happy Birthday.....Yummy Yums......rock on...

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  6. Congratulations Rosa! Keep it coming, I find it so reassuring to see blogs that are about the same age as mine still alive and kicking, especially when it is such a great blog as yours! Big hug!

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  7. Congratulations Rosa! Happy 5th b'day! Look forward to more deliciousness from you!

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  8. What a lovely birthday post! Congratulations!

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  9. happy 5th blogoversary,rosa!congratulations,you make magic things here!

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  10. Bon anniversaire et félicitations!!!!!

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  11. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR ROSA .....
    Many many more years to come. I wish you all the best!

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  12. p.s I really love that picture of you, it's super cool!

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  13. Mes félicitations Rosa pour ces 5 années!!! Je viens à peine de découvrir ton blog mais je le suivrai volontiers pour les 5 années (et plus!) à venir!

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  14. HUGE congratulations are well deserved here I think :) What an achievement. Plus you've reminded me that I have just missed my blogoversary - better get cracking on something special!

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  15. Congrats, Rosa! I've been a reader for a long time, but recently have decided to speak up more through comments. Your blog is lovely and I look forward to the next 5 years of great posts from you :).

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  16. Many congratulations, Rosa! 5 years is amazing!

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  17. Awe Rosa, this is a very sweet post. It's heart warming to hear someone be so open about personal growth, especially in reference to shyness and self esteem. You know, I always feel like shy people end up being the sweetest people once one gets to know them. And sweet people should have the best self esteem in my view!
    p.s. kitty cuteness is awesome...

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  18. Herzliche Glückwünsche ! Diese 5 Jahre sind eine Erfolgsstory. Liebe Grüsse.

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  19. Congrats on five years. What an accomplishment. Your cat looks awfully proud as well.

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  20. Lovely post, congratulations.
    It is a real pleasure to visit you, I love all your dishes and your photos are always so beautiful.
    Happy Birthday and I up the good work.
    I will always be back for more and more.
    Wishing you a lovely Sunday ♥

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  21. Yay! Happy Anniversary! Glad you're part of this blogging world and Happy Weekend Cat blogging!

    Paz xoxoox

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  22. happy 5 years, here is to 5 more

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  23. All your pictures look so nice...! And what a journey! Five years of food blogging, I have just been blogging for a year ;).

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  24. I love that photo of you! actually, both portraits are great. Congratulations on your blogs birthday!

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  25. happy birthday to your blog :) how exciting! beautiful kitty <3

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  26. 5 ans déjà ! Congratulations ! Et merci à toi aussi pour tout ce que tu partages avec nous !

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  27. Congratulations!
    5 years? Wow! That's really an achievemnet. Keep it up!

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  28. Woo hoo.. Congratulations Rosa. Wishing you gazillion more...

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  29. Congrats rosa,..wyat an achievement, its really great...

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  30. Happy 5th blog anniversary! Rosa's Yummy Yum's recipes and photos are source of my inspirations! A toast for the next 5 years and beyond :-)

    And btw, your photo shot is really brilliant!

    Sawadee from bangkok,
    Kris

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  31. Happy blogoversary dear Rosa, with many more delicious posts to come in the future!!

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  32. Congratulation! Wish I could have fly you a cake baked from my kitchen! You are a dear doll!! Let's toast for more lovely photos and stories!

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  33. Congragulations Rosa wowo 5 years that is a real achievment. Wishing you and your lovely blog many more happy delicous and Cat years together.

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  34. Did not know you ahd stay so long? just lovely to have read you for all this while! keep it up babe! :)

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  35. Congrats!! Rosa. keep up the good work.

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  36. Rosa, Thank you very much for sharing your wonderful blog with the world. I share many of the same thoughts you write about. More importantly thank you for sharing the journey back to "yourself"..the equanimity of the self,balance of emotion mind and body it was always with you.

    I wish you everlasting harmony keep the delicious pastry coming!

    Namaste!

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  37. Happy Birthday.....Yummy Yums......Happy Birthday!!...

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  38. congratulations Rosa! Happy 5th anniversary

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  39. Rosa, I'm so glad to be back just in time to congratulate you on the 5th birthday of your blog! Congratulations!

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  40. Happiest of Blog Birthdays to you, Rosa!! Your posts bring such joy and inspiration into my life. I'm so glad you started this blog 5 years ago, and hope you continue for many, many years to come. :-)

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  41. Congratulations on an awesome 5 years, Rosa!

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  42. Congratulations ! and many happy returns!

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  43. Happy 5th blogging birthday. What an accomplishment!

    You do great work. =)

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  44. Rosa, congratulations on you 5th anniversary...thank you for your nice posts and look forward to many many more :-) Again, congratulations!

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  45. Rosa...I hand a good idea you had been blogging for a while...it shows in your well put together posts. I did however, not realize what an extended hand this journey was for you.
    You have convinced me that no matter how busy I get with my professional work...I should not give up on blogging because it has so far helped me greatly in the last 8 months since I've started.

    Your genuineness shines right through and hopefully you'll be around with us another 5+ more years ;o)

    I always look forward to see what you made in your kitchen or captured in your exquisite photos.

    Ciao bella Rosa and a kitty hug to your companion.

    Claudia

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  46. bravo pour ta perseverance Rosa et ta jolie personnalite que nous tous avons pu decouvrir, apprecier :)
    bonne continuation....
    corinne

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  47. Bon anniversaire à ton blog Rosa, tu ais partie des blogs où j'aime m'évader, sûrement que tes photos y sont pour quelques choses :-)
    Au plaisir de continuer à te lire :-)

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  48. Congrats on your Blog Anniversary, I'm sure its been quite a ride. Here's to five more wonderful years.

    Cheers!

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  49. Happy 5th birthday!! Looking forward to many more great posts from you.

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  50. Wow, 5 years is an impressive amount of time. It's nice to see how you can grow through your blog and outside of it as well.

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  51. Happy Blogsoversary Rosa! :D And many happy returns!

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  52. Congratulations, that's a heck of an accomplishment - can't wait to see what the next 5 years brings.

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  53. Happy birthday dear! I am enjoying your poetry and your tone free as a bird! Wish it last for long..Cause you inspire lots of us. Take care and see you soon for exchanging ideas or recipes!

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  54. Happy Birthday! Wishing you many more to come with the magnificent pictures and irresisttible recipes.

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  55. Congratulations on your 5th Blogaversary - love your Blog and love the Kitties.

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  56. Hi Rosa,
    First time visit to your site& its simply amazing!
    I love the cat's expression.So very cute!
    btw lots of wishes too!

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  57. happy belated blog-a-versary, dear Rosa!
    ton pain aux noix est superbe, c'est mon favori de la Migros.

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  58. Happy 5th birthday, Rosa! You are really a blogging inspiration. That's a long time to keep it up and to be so active in the community. Thanks so much!

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  59. 5 years, wowo rosa, congrast...love the pic of you, very cool


    sweetlife
    heres to many more

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  60. Wow- 5 years- that's incredible. I'm such a newbie! Thanks for all that you do with your blog. Your photography and recipes are great! Amazing new portrait too! Happy Anniversary!

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  61. Hey, happy belated 5th bloggaversary! Looking forward for more to come. Have a ~meow~ day!
    Cheers, kristy

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  62. Happy Anniversary! Five years is quite the milestone. I hope you did something fabulous to celebrate.

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  63. Oh, j'ai manque ton blogversaire Rosa, desolee. Alors en retard, mais tout a fait sincerement, joyeux blogversaire, c'etait un plaisir de t'avoir connue pendant toutes ces annees.

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  64. Wow !! 5 ans!! Bon bloganniversaire ma belle Rosa !! J'adore venir faire mon tour dans ta chaleureuse chaumière:)

    P.s. trop mignon le chaton xx

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  65. 5 years!! WOW. I am so happy that I have had the chance to meet you and follow your life through your gorgeous blog. Keep up the great work, I always look forward to stopping by. That photo of you is beautiful. xo

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  66. Happy Blog Birthday to you and the cats!!

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  67. Sorry to be late, but happy happy blog birthday! :) wish you lots of great posts in the future - cant wait to see where it'll go!

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