discovering a simpiler life

discovering a simpiler life

Friday, 11 October 2013

The generosity of strangers

Last week I was reading a blog called through my kitchen window which is a lovely food/life blog if you want to check it out, filled with some lovely recipes and gorgeous photography....Anyway, Mariana was offering some books as a give away to anyone who wanted them.  I looked, and then looked again and quickly typed excitedly which books I'd love. I really wanted all of them but that was just plain greedy.  And look what arrived today, with a little card with some lovely words. I was truly thrilled, and touched by the generosity of a perfect stranger, thank you Mariana!

So my dear readers, that's my feel good tale.

Now what I'd like to do is to pay that forward....I've got a pile of Delicious magazines sitting here gathering dust that are a wonderful foodie read with beautiful articles and recipes that I'm offering up to someone, anyone who would like them.  I don't want money for postage, there is no catch, the only stipulation is its for Australian readers only, sorry!  Leave me a message and they are yours, first in best dressed!! Although, I've probably got enough for 2 bundles.....

Ciao, Jan


  1. Such kind words - thank you Janis. The truth is the books were going to Lifeline anyway - I had a lightbulb moment and thought of the giveaway mainly as a bit of fun for me. It's a real thrill to hear you are excited and that makes it all the better.

    I'm chuckling at your 'giveaway' - looks like it's contagious and I fear between the two of us - we may have started a ball rolling. Hehe. Interesting to see what happens.

    Enjoy Janis - enjoy!

    Cheers - The Stranger.

  2. Paula wants them, but she can't comment, so consider this a proxy please ;)

  3. Must be my lucky day! I've just worked out how to post a comment on blog sites so I'm very excited!! Then I read your blog and you have some lovely mags to forward on. I'm sure I have a few mags/books that someone would like too! I love your blog, have tried a few recipes(all delicious!!) and have joined you in your October challenge re:supermarkets! I can't wait to see what you write up next!! Enjoy the weekend

    1. Ding, ding, ding, winner here too!!! Thanks for your very kind words Lynette, thats lovely. Wonderful you have joined me in the challenge, you know I'm really loving it! Haven't even been tempted once.

      Would you mind shooting me an email with your mailing address and I'll get them in the mail to you asap!!
      Warm regards

  4. Hahaha! Well Done - looks like you had some takers pretty quickly there Jan.


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