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Sunday, 15 February 2009

Sunday Scenery and Pay It Forward

I drive past Kinloss Abbey most days and have been meaning to photograph it for a while now. Today it was late afternoon before we went out (we had a busy morning, see below!) and the sun was just starting to set, the way the Abbey looked as the evening sun hit it made me stop and take some photos :o)


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For more information and pictures of Kinloss Abbey click here.

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Would you like to join in for Pay It Forward? Here are the rules. "The exchange focuses on doing an act of kindness without expecting anything in return other than that the recipient will, in their turn, pass the kindness along and 'pay it forward' in their own way. This is how it works... We are going to agree to send something fun, inspiring or uplifting to the first 3 blog owners who post a comment on this entry. In turn you will then post about this on your blog, link to us, then send something to the first three people who sign up to play along through your blog. There are no cost restraints, BUT don't go crazy! The little something you send can be something you made, bought, were given or found. No biggie, just a gift that will make the person smile. Maybe something unique from where you live? And, remember that kindness don't have to involve money; there are untold ways to help others every single day, everywhere you go - just look around." SO PAY IT FORWARD...

So if you want to play along, leave a comment....the first three will receive a small gift and we will also make a donation in your name to Dogs Victoria for their bushfire appeal. If you are one of the first three to leave a comment, please send your postal address to dughallmor@aol.com

We played Pay It Forward at Mason Dixie's blog a short while ago and today our package came, yippee! What could it be?

Oooh, it's some lovely home-baked cookies with pink icing from 3 Dogs and a Chick.....yummy, they smelled soooo good we had to remind Mum they're FOR US!!

Thanks Mason, we enjoyed our cookies so much Alfie had to check the box for more! (sorry the video's a bit dark!)

Sunset over Findhorn Bay this evening.

18 sniffy tailwags:

Amber and Nala said...

What a cool idea!! I think it should be called PAW it forward though. ;) Those cookies looked delicious!!

Also, the collages above are beautiful...they make MOm and I want to visit Scotland...well, maybe Mom because I won't likely get on a plane. :)

Happy Valentine's Day!!

Kisses,
Nala

Stella said...

Thank you, Beagles , for the wonderful info about Kinloss Abbey. My mom loves to see ancient buildings and she read the pages of the website. Any more ruins to visit????

Kisses,
Stella

Mason Dixie said...

Yay! So glad you got the treats, they looked yummy. Sorry Alfie that there were only 4. I should have sent a special one for you. =)
Happy Valentines Day.

The FOUR Musketeers said...

Great gift there :D
Nice Scenery too !

Sue said...

What lovely pictures of the Abbey.

Looks like your pups enjoy getting mail, too.

Happy Valentine's Day.

Amber and Nala said...

I am excited to play too!! I will have Mom send you our addy in the next couple of days. :) As for the backgrounds...Mom gets them from Shabby Princess. It's a digital scrapbooking site that has free downloads. She then makes collages or does different things with them. If you google Shabby Princess then you should be able to find it....if not let me know and I will give you the link. :)

Kisses,
Nala

JoceBeane said...

Nice treats on such a special day!!

The Beans
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Khyra The Siberian Husky said...

Was there a fox in that biskhuit box?

The sunset was absolutely beaWOOOOOtiful!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

HawaiianDane said...

I think the pay it forward is a great idea! Love those cute dog biscuits!! Gourmet Dog treats!!!

Beautiful scenery too!!

NESSA the hovawart said...

Great gift and beautifull pics as allways. I thought that UK is more or less rainy but it looks I was wrong...you are having so much beautiful suuny pics. I'm happy for you. For the last few days we have very beautiful sunny days too:-) I just love it..it gives me energy:-)
Love you all,
Nessa

Gennasus said...

Lovely abbey collage, especially with the warm glow from the sun

Carolina said...

Beautiful pictures again, those of the Abbey are very special.

(no more catsballs unfortunately, lost them all to the vet)

Oh and what a lovely idea to make and glaze special doggycookies for your dogs. How sweet is that?

Martha Basset said...

Our mum loved the pictures of Kinloss Abbey. It looked beautiful especially the one with the sunset!
We loved the pictures of the biscuits!!!! They looked very pretty - we do hope they tasted as good as they looked. All four of you beagles looking good as gold too!
Have a nice Sunday
love
Martha & Bailey xx

The Army of Four said...

Mom is totally lost in that sunset. And we LOVED seeing the Abby! (And your package - ha roo!)
Play bows,
Zim

BEAGLEDOM said...

You guys always have such pretty pictures!

Lots of Licks,

Bug & Bandit

Simona,Paco e Milo said...

OHHHHHHHHHH Dear friends!!!!
What lovely pictures of the Abbey!!!!Looks soooooooooooo manificent!!!
we want to visit Scotland!!!!!!
yur pictures are wonderful....make us happy and relaxed like in heaven!!!you're very very lucky to live in so special land!!!
do you want us in Scotland with you??????
And your video....great!!!!!!!!!
these biscuits look soooooooo delicious!!!!!!!
please....can your mom tell to our mom how she made the collage pictures??she love them a lot!!!!!
and we love you soooooooooooo much!!!
have a great week!!!!!!!!

Allison (Dog Mom) said...

Yummee Treets!! Dey look soo delishus.

Wuv,
Gus and Waldo

Dannan and The Girl said...

Oh, we like the idea of the Pay It Forward contest! That's a furry cool one, for sure!

The Girl is, as always, entranced by the pictures of the scenery! Especially the ones of Kinloss Abbey, and even more especially the ones with the sunset!

Those cookies sure look tasty! There was just enough in their for you guys, that was lucky! Your poor Mom! Wroo!