Monday, January 31, 2011

One World One Heart 2011

Hola and welcome to my blog! I am very excited to be participating in the OWOH event for the second time.
My name is Sarita, a single mother of a beautiful Princess who will turn 6 next month - time flies! A former translator, now I'm an English teacher at a private school, a bookworm, hoarder of all things crafty/artsy and a gypsy at heart as in my "pre-daughter" life I used to roam the world and now I dream of the day I can take my daughter on world-exploring trips... as soon as money allows, hahaha.
I consider myself eclectic in my taste and love of all handmade crafts/art. We try to recycle/upcycle as much as possible, craft with paper and fabric - especially felt, and love vintage/shabby chic stuff among many other things :)
We love to cook, dance, sunsets, plants, family, friends, and if we had the space we would have tons of pets. I love the written word and therefore enjoy penpals very much. I want my daughter to enjoy "snail" mail so I sign "us" up for swaps and card exchanges as often as possible.
Thank you very much for visiting my blog, please leave me a comment to participate in my giveaway and make sure I am able to contact you in case you are the winner.
My "beachy" giveaway includes: a hand embroidered - by me - cotton panel (can be used as a dish towel, throw pillow, apron, etc), ceramic fish, wooden fish buckle, four handmade - by me - greeting cards, a magnet, small fish stamp, Mexican hot chocolate and candy - not pictured.

Now, let's go visit all the other participants! For a list of all participating blogs, and for more on this great event, I encourage you to go visit Lisa's blog - the creator - there you will find all the information and rules:

Thank you for visiting and have fun! ~


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    How lovely! I would love to win it!
    Please come to my Blog to win a real crystal ball!
    Be well & wish well,

  2. love to meet a paisana! lol! what a lovely giveaway! please add me to the draw and, if you have a chance, please swing by my blog... besos y abrazos desde USA.


  3. Thank you for taking the time to offer this lovely gift and thank you for the opportunity to win!

  4. Thank you for offering these wonderful beach themed goodies. I adore sea horses.Please add me to your giveaway and come over and visit me on my blog too. I am #229 on the list.

  5. I live by the ocean, too. A bit north. Please enter my OWOH at

  6. Greetings!...So pleased to visit your lovely blog. I am a Canadian Mixed Media and Digital Artist and look forward to meeting a new friend. I hope you will visit my blog as well. or #230 on the OWOH list.

    Thank you for including me in your wonderful gift draw.

    Hugs, Gayle
    my blog:

  7. Thank you for being apart of the OWOH journey!

  8. THank you for stopping by and taking the time to create the hand embroidered towel.

    chocolate and croissants at yahoo
    . com


  9. Hola Sarita!

    Another eclectic!!! Ohhh, I should could use some beach weather right now, burrrr, it's been cold.

    Thank you for stopping by!!!


  10. Pleasant to see your blog and lively owoh for this discovery...
    Here is my blog:
    http: //

    Cross a good week

  11. Hola! Que tal? Me llamo Deborah. Soy una Americana en Australia. Me espouso es Australian. Soy contento.

    homemakerhoney@ gmail .com

    My OWOH giveaway:

  12. Thank you so much for offering such a fun and generous gift. I have always loved the beach. If I could live anywhere in the world it would definitely be someplace warm and tropical. :)


  13. Oh what a wonderful collection you have put together! And all the way in Mexico, that seems so far away and yet over the net it is as if we are so close together :) Love the hand embroidered seahorse! Please enter me in your give away! Thanks also for visiting me and entering mine! Shalom from Israel, Elsina

  14. HI! Thanks for entering in my giveaway. What gorgeous prizes. PLEASE,count me in ♥

  15. Hope you have oodles of fun during OWOH. I've enjoyed it so much over the years. Thanks for your generosity and participation in the event. Count me in please.
    visionquest2020 AT msn DOT com

  16. So many creative blogs! WoW! Count me in your OWOH Door Prize Please! Thanks,Tee

  17. How fun!
    Stop by and enter my OWOH! I'm #50!

  18. Oh, I LOVE your giveaway! So fun! That embroidered sea horse is fantastic! #357 jinglesells at gmail dot com

  19. Happy OWOH! Nice to meet you :)

  20. Yea! So glad to be here. You have an awesome blog! Come check mine out sometime. Thanks for entering me!

  21. Greetings from Fresno, California :-)
    Please enter me in your drawing for your lovely give-away gift.
    ~Cheryl over @ Artsy Fartsy

  22. Hallo, nice to meet you
    Thank you for giving us the chance to win your great doorprice.
    This is really beautiful.
    Please count me in.
    Come visit me on my blog,I join the OWOH- event too.
    Regards from Germany and happy OWOH

  23. Very nice!

    Please stop by my blog and enter my OWOH giveaway also! I'm #590.

    hoerauf at comcast dot net


  24. Hello from Kentucky, USA. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Your giveaway items are lovely. Nice to meet you!

  25. I hope I win because the fish you are giving away would go with the fish theme of my bathroom just perfectly. Thanks for sharing them with your readers.

  26. Hi! My name is Kathy...and I have a "gorgeous DIVA" at my house. Perhaps she and the "beautiful princess" could be pen pals! Aidan just turned 7 years old this past November...but she acts like she is 27! She has an answer for everything!

  27. Such a nice assortment of handmade and hand picked items. Thanks so much. Please add my name to the draw and come on by to visit at number 92.

  28. What a lovely journey to share with your daughter, my grandson collects stamps and is always so eager when I get a special stamp from a special friend. It is great meeting you and I hope that you will go to my blog to sign up for my giveaway as well

  29. Oh I love seahorses !
    Please count me in and thank you for entering my giveaway :o)
    Peggy from France. OWOH #652

  30. I have enjoyed visiting your blog.

    Thanks for participating in
    One World One Heart

    check out my blog

  31. What cute items! Pleas visit Irish Muses at #678

  32. Hi Sarita, so lovely to meet you! Please add my name for your giveaway, I would so love to win your delightful prizes:-) My oldest son got married in Mexico and loves it there, you have such a beautiful country.

    Make sure you come by and enter my own giveaway if you haven’t done so already!!

    Hugs, PEA from Canada xox

  33. So very nice to meet you... I am having so much fun reading all the wonderful blogs..

    Please enter my name in your lovely drawing
    Bonnie in Florida
    Blogs Southern Style #566 and Nanbon's Corner #567 USA

  34. Hola Sarita! Gracias por visitar mi encantaria tambien ser quien gana tus regalitos, pero me parece que ya gane al hacer esta conexion con otra amiga de habla hispana...
    Sere tu follower asi nos conocemos mejor!
    Un abrazo!

  35. A lovely lot of pretty things for someone to win; please count me in. When you've time, visit Thistle Cove Farm.

  36. How wonderful! I LOVE everything beachy, too! Thank you! ♥ Visit me soon! I'm # 389 ! ♥

  37. Oh, this reminds me of my favorite summers! Count me in!
    goodasgoldie at yahoo dot com

  38. Hi Sarita, I'd love HEAPS more pets too!! I don't think I've met you yet... So... pleased to meet you (I'm Shelle by the way)! Seeing I walked through your open Blogger doorway, if you have time I'd love you to come on over check out my giveaways & comment at my OWOH post too :)
    Oh & please feel free to drop in now and then after OWOH I'm new & am happy to make new friends in the bloggersphere :) Now let's keep enjoying this hurly burly wonderful One World One Heart TALENT EXTRAVAGANZA :)

  39. thanks for the comment and invite...Your give away is something useful, I like that. I live on the coast although i dont go out on it much but to clam dig. We have been invited to a condo this weekend...yea ha..I'll bring my PC to keep up on this OWOH event...I need to hit the hay for the nite...keep in touch...Tootsie

  40. Oh please enter me in your OWOH Giveaway! If I am the winner, you can contact me at Take a moment to visit my blog and enter my OWOH Giveaway at


  41. lovely meeting you! i am glad to have joined OWOH and meet lovely bloggers like you!

  42. Thank-you so much for visiting my blog! I have 2 children, a son-5 and a daughter-8, and we love 'snail' mail. If you're interested, I would love to exchange addresses, so that the kids could write back and forth. My email is... . I hope to hear from you.

  43. Count me in on the lovely giveaway.If I should be the lucky winner just email me through my blog.Warm Blessings!~Amy

  44. !Hola, Sarita! You sound like my kind of lady!! First of all, I love your of my dearest friends is also a "Sarita." I visited Puerto Vallarte several years ago, and didn't want to mother and I angered the "tourist" bus because we were always running late...we were having too much fun site-seeing and just loving the environment and people. What can I say, somos Latinas!! LOL

    Please enter me into your wonderful giveaway and please, stay in contact with me...I too love that snail mail!!


  45. So nice to meet you! Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier!! I love your fishy collection!!


  46. Hi Sarita, nice to meet you. I guess whoever wins your prize and dream of the warm weather and beaches :)

  47. Thanks for stopping by my blog. It sounds like you have a wonderful time with your daughter. I would like to take my 3 traveling around the world too. So nice to meet you.

  48. Hi Sarita! Something fishy about your give a good way! Thank you so much!
    cathyguitarteacer-77 at

  49. Hola Sarita!
    I'll be coming back to visit your blog and see what you're up to..I may even follow you...
    Nice to meet you.

  50. What a lovely place to live. I think the city has so much charm and lots of history ancient and modern. Thank you for stopping by my blog and commenting on the The Queen Wears Boots, was thinking of my daughter when I made her. I love all of your pieces and hope to win the prizes so I can have some Mexican Chocolate.

  51. I always love embroidered goodies! Sweet giveaway!
    Thank you for participating in OWOH 2011.
    Pop by my blog, #51, if you get a chance.
    hugs from ON, Canada

  52. thanks for participating and visiting my blog.
    Your name - sarita is a popular Indian name.
    Please enter my name in your draw and lets hope I win.
    maya dot matthew at gmail dot com

  53. Thanks for the visit and your story - sounds like you are supermum!!!
    Count me in...
    xx Sarah

  54. Greetings from Louisville, KY - USA
    Nice to meet you and visit your blog.
    Winning your give away would be awesome!
    Thanks for including me in your drawing..Come visit me, I am playing too.

  55. Hello, so nice to meet you and your blog, I just love the background and layout, your givaway looks great too!

  56. Hello dear, thanks for passing by, it is nice to have a comment from a faraway Mexico. Your door prize is really cute, make me in. Loredana.

  57. Hola Sarita!! yo soy Graciela, de Mexico tambien! que gran sorpresa que hay más mexicanos en este evento no?? Me encantaría ganar tus premios =p. Pasate a mi blog para que participes tambien en sorteo!


  58. Hola from Florence Oregon USA. It is so nice to meet you. You a lovely blog. Please count me in for your prize. I live on the beach.

  59. I am totally impressed with your work. I love all that beachy goodness you have chosen for us, too. I'm number 11 and hope you drop by.

  60. Oh you have such a wonderful blog and great give away! I shall have to keep my fingers crossed! Visit me too #220 needlewings at

  61. Hi Sarita - you do beautiful work. I would behappy to be entered to win your wonderful prize. thanks for the chance.

  62. I love the ocean, so your giveaway resonates with me! Hope you have the chance to stop by my blog, too. :o)

    Carolyn Kight from Michigan, USA


    Another email: (I like this one the best.)

  63. Nice to meet you! I love Mexico, and since it is cold outside with snow on the ground, it sounds extra lovely. :) My oldest has studied Spanish for years, and now wans to teach English in Spain. How cool would that be? Very. :) Come visit me at 278 of you get a chance. Pam

  64. Lovely. So nice to see you and your blog on my journey around OWOH 2011. Enjoy the rest of OWOH. Kim (No. 724)

  65. Wonderful giveaway! Please enter me--thanks :) OWOH #318

  66. Hello to you and your princess! lovely giveaway, please count me in, and come visit #209.
    Thanks, Susan (Pieces of Fate)

  67. Sarita,
    Thanks for stoppng by my blog and leaving a lovely comment about my crochet loopy rose. I'm glad I popped in for a visit and a chance to win your wonderful giveaway!

  68. Isn’t this fun? I just love OWOH! Thank you for participating… please count me in for your terrific giveaway. If you get a chance, I hope you’ll visit me too (if you haven’t already).

    Beckie =)
    artbeckons at hotmail dot com
    San Diego, California, USA

    OWOH #119
    OWOH #132

  69. Hello from Wyoming. I enjoyed learning a little about you. Love your pretty. Please enter me.
    (stampgram AT yahoo DOT com )
    If you have a moment stop by and enter these giveaways too.
    # 385
    # 132

  70. It is so wonderful to meet you and visit your little part of Blogland. I absolutely adore your giveaway and would love the opportunity to be a part of it. Happy OWOH. Please do drop in during your journey.
    Wishes and Whimsy
    Wendy from Wonderland

  71. Greetings from Norway - so nice to meet you!!

    Please enter me (my email is in my profile) and stop by mine if you like:

  72. Well, hello there from snowy Arkansas! Please enter me in your fantastic giveaway and if you haven't already, be sure to stop by my blog and enter my giveaway, too. #215 on the list.

    Warmest regards,

    Wanda Eash
    Two Crafty Mules

  73. Hi and greetings from a cold and snowy Sweden.I would love to win your great giveaway :-) Please enter my name in your draw/ Tiina

  74. Hello dear, your girl is so nice, and be proud, thanks for stopping by. Loredana

  75. Wow what a lovely giveaway! Please add me to the list !Thank you for the opportunity to win!

  76. Hello from Thailand!! I love your 'pink' site.. and your give aways too!

    Here's my OWOH post..please click here.. :)

  77. Flying in from One World One Heart! :)

    Nice to meet you Sarita! This gift pack is lovely, thanks for a chance to win it!

    If you haven't already, you're welcome to visit my OWOH post anytime!

    Happy Blog Discovery!

  78. Love this. It's so sweet. Please count me in!

  79. Hey Sarita, I'm a bookworm and a crafts hoarder, too. Lovely giveaway! That's great that you're teaching your daughter about snail mail. I consider it exciting to get something in the mailbox! Thanks so much for visiting my OWOH post. Cheers! Michelle, #598

  80. Hello, greetings from Malaysia. Happy OWOH to you.
    I'm also participating in OWOH 2011 and here is my link.
    Please come visit me too!

    whimsyloft [at] gmail [dot] com

  81. Hi sweetie, plz add my name to your drawing then fly on over and yours to mine #489

  82. Hello from Iowa,
    I could use a bit of the sea right now, maybe it would warm us up. Please enter me in your drawing.
    Come visit me, I'm #417.

  83. I'd love to enter your wonderful giveaway!
    Thanks :)
    kimberlybreid at hotmail dot com

  84. Greetings from Ipswich, MA USA.
    It's a pleasure to meet you. Please enter me into the OWOH give away.

    I hope you will visit my blog, too.
    I'm offering a shabby chic denim necklace. I'm #509

  85. Hi Sarita,

    It's lovely to meet you. :)

    Your sea goodies are all just wonderful -- thanks for the chance to win those treats.

    Greetings from Germany,
    # 66

  86. What fun and hello from Canada! Please enter me, lucky #870 on the OHOW list, in your give away! I am so excited to visit and explore your blog! Don't forget to enter my draw at HERE by February 17th! Thanks so much! Lenorita.

  87. From the Florida Gulf Coast
    I am entering for my daughter Melanie, she had wanted to participate in this year's event, but a fire changed her plans... I thought I would surprise her and do this for her..
    Visit the site I set up for her on my blog #579.. and enter her name in the contest, thank You


  88. Hi, it's wonderful to meet you through this lovely event. I'd love for my name to be entered into your giveaway. Thank you in advance and have a wonderful day. :-) I'm off now to look at more of your blog!


  89. Hi Sarita, I would love to win your beautifully handcrafted beachy art package. How sweet! Please visit my blog, too. I am the author of "16 x MOM: A Mastery of Motherhood." I am giving away my book and a couple of laminated 4 leaf clovers.

  90. Lovely to read your blog. Enjoying OWOH enormously. Thanks for dropping by my blog! Blessings x

  91. Your blog background is precious, and I would love a chance to win your prizes!
    Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge
    OWOH giveaway

  92. Thanks for the great giveaway. Best wishes...

    annabell_lee_dk (at)

  93. Greetings from southern California. Love your amazing giveaway. Please add me to your hat. I'm flying in during the final hours of OWOH. Thank you and cheers!

  94. Hola Sarita, Loving this OWOH and meeting everyone. Come by for a visit Leslie

  95. Mucho gusto Sarita! My husband and I had the pleasure of visiting Puerto Vallarta on our honeymoon. You live in a beautiful place. I can imagine the sounds of the sea and feel the warmth of the sun as I sit here in a snowy and cold Massachusetts. Ah, to be back in Mexico again...
    Your blog is so cheerful and happy. I am sure your princess loves looking at the owls and pink :) I know our 6 year old Charlotte would! Come visit me if you have a chance. Blessings, Rebecca #393


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