Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Happy New Year 2015!


Looking back over the past year it seems to have gone by in a flash!
As we say goodbye to 2014 and welcome in a brand new  bright and sparkly New Year.

 Today peeking out is my first sunflower, growing in the garden.

Let love, loyalty and laughter be the bottom line of your attitudes in 2015.
Add to that generosity and count your many blessings


Matiatia Bay, where the boats come and go

Voyage upon life's sea, to yourself be true and whatever your lot may be, paddle your own canoe
~ Sarah Bolton


 On my walk yesterday I saw this  pretty crimson Pohutakawa tree, looking out towards Palm Beach

Thank you for being a part of my 2014 and such wonderful friends.
I am very  much looking forward to exciting new adventures for 2015.
May your new year be filled with happiness, inspiration, learning, good health and prosperity ~ Best Wishes!
hugs
Carolyn


55 comments:

  1. My dearest friend Carolyn,
    thank you for your so kind post and wihses for the new Year!
    Looking forward to see you too here again, with all your wonderful pictures and posts and adventures!
    May your new year be filled with happiness, inspiration, learning, good health and prosperity too!
    Happy New Year to you, my dear friend, and thank you for another year filled with your wonderful friendship!
    Love and hugs and blessings,
    Claudia xo

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  2. Happy New Year Carolyn, i am so
    happy to have you as blog friend
    Varm hug
    AnnaMaria

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  3. Happy, healthy,sparkling new year dearest Carolyn! May all your wishes come true for you and your beautiful family!
    Love, Olympia

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  4. Hello my dear. 2014 is one we can carefully place behind us and not speak of again unless we must. I look forward to a new and better year with you and the kids. Love V xxx

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  5. Beautiful post, darling!
    Happy 2015!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  6. Best wishes fir you too Darling a happt healthy and good 2015 !!!!! Love Ria x!

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  7. Yes, time flies.
    And it's wonderful to be able to fly with, and live in, it.
    Yesterday someone posted in Twitter a quote. It said: "In a few days, 2030 will be as far as 2000".
    It seemed so weird I had to check the maths :)
    May 2015 bring many blessings to you, your lovely family, lots of projects and lovely people to meet and love.
    Happy New Year,
    Teresa

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  8. Good morning darling Carolyn! WIshing you a load of happiness as the new year comes to your door much sooner than for us here in the USA! LOVE TO YOU, ALWAYS! Anita

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  9. I hope that your New Year will be wonderful! Best wishes for all good things in 2015 to you and yours! xx

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  10. Hi Carolyn !!Espero que el 2015 llegue cargado de bendiciones para ti y tus seres queridos
    Cariños

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  11. ♫♪ ♥ HAPPY NEW YEAR, dear Carolyn!! ♫♪ ♥

    God bless you and your family!

    With love, Marikki

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  12. Happy New Year Carolyn! I hope 2015 is wonderful for you and your family.
    Hugs,
    Wanda

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  13. What wonderful thoughts for the new year. I'll write some of this in my journal today! Happy New year sweet friend! Hugs, Diane

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  14. Dear Carolyn!
    I wish you a wonderful next year full of laughter and love!
    With love,
    Geli

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  15. Dearest Carolyn,
    Wishing you a Happy 2015 since you already are living it!
    Thanks for your friendship over the past year and wishing you good health for the new year.
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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  16. Palm Beach looks so inviting! I love your old-fashioned cards.
    Thinking of you and sending love and best wishes to you and your family for a very peaceful new year 2015.

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  17. Happy New Year my sweet lovely friend.
    God bless you and yours always and may we all be blessed with only the very best in 2015 and always. Love Jeanne

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  19. Dearest Carolyn,
    Beautiful pics and words for the new year ahead.
    Thank you for a great year of posts and inspiration.
    Wishing you many joys in 2015.
    Love and friendship to you!!
    XO

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  20. Best wishes and a wonderful new year to you!
    I always enjoy hearing from you and stopping by your blog.
    Only the best to you,
    d

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  21. Happy New Year to you and all your family Carolyn - we finally went into 2015 ten minutes ago, I know that you have been there for several hours already.

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  22. Hello Carolyn,

    Happy New Year, all the best for 2015.

    Happy days.
    Bev.

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  23. every year it speeds by quicker ....acckkk... just popping in to say Happy New Year to you and yours Carolyn...

    hugs, Vee
    xxx

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  24. Happy new year, Carolyn.
    What a beautiful tree that is!
    Hugs
    Si

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  25. Carolyn, napy New Year!
    As always,beatiful postcards on your blog!

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  26. Thank you dear Carolyn, for your kind and sweet words to us,- you , my friend, I wish a most wonderful, and happy , healthy and creative New Year 2015.
    Thank you Carolyn for your kind friendship in the year gone,- I hope for many new comments between us and happy hours visiting you here.
    Hugs from Dorthe, xxx

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  27. Ti Auguro un anno splendente che ti regali i suoi riflessi più belli e i suoi raggi più caldi ogni giorno, come se il sole splendesse sempre. Buon 2015, e che sia come lo vuoi tu. Auguri.!

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  28. Hi Carolyn!
    Happy New Year!
    Monique

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  29. Suche beautiful pictures and places, thanks for sharing with us. Again and again...HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU!
    Kisses
    Alessandra

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  30. Happy New Year to you and your family Carolyn! Wishing you much happiness, health and all things good!

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  31. Thank you for the new year wishes, Carolyn. The crimson tree is beautiful, and what a lovely picture overlooking the beach. Love your pretty sunflower growing in your garden. I can't wait to plant some roses next spring at my new home. The vintage picture reminds me of Nel and Jess with their brown and blonde hair.

    Here's to a new year, Carolyn, and I wish you peace and lots of love in the days ahead.

    ~Sheri

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  32. Blessings of peace, joy and love to you and yours. Happy New Year, Tammy

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  33. Carolyn, May you have a super new year!!!
    I enjoy visiting your blog and being a blogging buddy.

    All the best.
    God bless and all the best,
    d on the kansas prairie

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  34. came back to look at this sweet post. May you have
    a wonderful 2015. yvonne

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  35. Dear Carolyn,
    Thank you for the beautiful 2015 wishes... I wish you the very best of everything.. Most of all good health and joy.
    Such a beautiful post... Thank you so much for your friendship. You have brought me joy in my heart.
    blessings,
    Penny

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  36. A wonderful new year to you too Carolyn! Wishing you and your family many blessings in the year ahead! Thank you for inspiring us! It is always a treat to stop by your space here! Nicole xoxo

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  37. A wonderful variety of photos. Happy New Year!

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  38. Sunflowers in January! Just what is needed for a pick-me-up!
    Have a peaceful and joyous 2015! xox..*s*

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  39. The best for a new happy year, I hope it will the best year ever!
    Have a beautiful day, take care!
    Warm hug,
    Titti

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  40. Happy New Year, Carolyn! The Pohutakawa tree is beautiful!

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  41. Beautiful scenery:) Happy New Year!!

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  42. Happy new year my dear friend! Oh how I would love to sit in that beautiful grass, smell the sea air and feel that warm air on my face. How beautiful it is!

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  43. Dearest Carolyn; Happy New Year and I DO hope you had a wonderful head start of year 2015, my friend☆☆☆
    Oh, Sun Flower makes me feel warm as we are having the colder winter than the normal year :-)

    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in New Zealand, xoxo Miyako*

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  44. happy new year to you! :) xx

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  45. ✿ه° ·.
    Que esse ano venha cheiinho de saúde, muitas alegrias e muita inspiração!!!

    Ótimo domingo! Boa semana!
    Beijinhos.

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    ╭✿ ╯
    ┗╯\╲

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  46. HI,Carolyn,
    Wish you and your family the best for 2015!
    Tomoko

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    1. Thank you Tomoko,

      I visited your blog and was hoping to leave you a note, but could not.
      Wishing you all the very best for 2015 too.
      Carolyn

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  47. Dearest Carolyn,

    thank you so much for your good wishes and sweet words! I loved seeing your wonderful photos of the summer in New Zealand with your first sunflower, blue skies, the Pohutakawa tree and the boats in the Bay! (Sigh!)

    All my best wishes to you for 2015!
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    and lots of hugs,
    Traude

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  48. Happy New Year
    I wish you the best in 2015!!!!
    Love

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  49. You live in the most incredible place Carolyn! So much beauty to see every single day. The views from your walk and that crimson tree are amazing to me. (I'm landlocked you know :)
    Your attitude about life just makes me happy!!!!
    much love to you...

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  50. Happy New Year Carolyn to you and your family! I will be fun seeing your adventures in 2015! Enjoy the sunshine, such a contrast to the gales outside at the moment! Sarah x

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