Tuesday, 2 September 2008

Pink Calm - free XML blogger design

SOME NEWS: Apologies for not being around lately. I am moving home at the end of next week and this means that I will be without internet for about a week or two (arrr!).


2 buns + 1 oven = ?

Yes, ok, I have another admission to make! I am having twins! I'm halfway through (and it's extremely scary to think I will have two babies by January 2009) but it's also thrilling! I found out yesterday that they are twin boys (not identical). So this basically means that I'll be making blogger templates for a while to come as I juggle two babies.

Anyway, enough about me. Here's another template:

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  1. Yay for you! Congratulations!

    Looking forward to your new templates - I'm about due for a new one! Especially since I'm about to pop out a little boy of my own (just one though)!

    Best wishes!

  2. Oh wow, double congratulations! Life will never be the same again :)

  3. Oh, okay. THAT explains why you never made a Childfree Blogger template!

    I'll stop looking for one now that I know you're going to be a parent.

  4. CONGRATS!!!!

    How very exciting! twins! Do they run in your family??

    Can't wait to see pics!

  5. Anon, I totally know who you are because you left a similar message once before. I don't do custom work on suckmylolly.com and I'm not about to plaster kids over all of my new blogger templates. Infact.... you could say that all my previous blogger templates are child free as they are all sans children!

    Thanks to everyone else for your kind comments!!

  6. I really love your layout!
    Thanks for sharing...

  7. I love the colors of your layout,everything i love.
    you are really great!

    Thank you very much!

  8. Came across your work today while doing a template search. Great stuff!

    Also, great news! Congratulations on the twins! :o)

  9. CONGRATS!!! I'm very happy to hear that you are going to be a mother of twins!! OMG is amazing! take care and you know i love your templates

  10. Awwwwwwww!!!! CONGRATS CONGRATS to you and your hubby!! That's such wonderful news! Thank you for bringing us such beautiful and fun templates for our blogs! Wishing you all the best! :)


  11. Sharnee that is wonderful, wonderful news! Congratulations darling.

  12. Whoa, Dude.

    I totally didn't mean any disrespect. Sorry you took it that way.

    I was trying to tell you that I'll stop looking for Childfree (which I'll explain to you in a moment) specific layouts. Because I think your layouts are groovy and certainly not ordinary, I thought you might be willing to move a bit more out of the comfort box and do something a bit more edgy, i.e. Childfree layouts.

    If memory serves, I did contact you via Acorn about such a template as well, but never received a reply.

    No worries, it's all good.

    As for what Childfree means, we obviously have different definitions. I'm referring to the growing movement of people who are Childfree By Choice and not simply layouts that don't feature kids. Here's a Wiki that may help explain my definition of Childfree:


    Again, didn't mean for my comment to come off as rude. I just meant I'll stop hoping for something like a CF layout from you, especially since you'll undoubtedly be SUPER busy in the months ahead.

    It's all good.

    Best of luck!

  13. Ahhh -- sincere apologies, Ms Anon! I guess I have always turned a blind eye to extreme baby bloggers and in turn didn't realise that there was even such a thing as "child free"! All this stuff has been going on without me!

    I really am sorry I took it the wrong way. All is forgiven. If I ever have time to do you a childfree theme I'll let you know!


  14. Congrats Sharnee! I'm very happy for you. Enjoy whatever sleep you can get for now. :-)

  15. Hey Sharnee!

    Many congratulations to you and your partner, and best wishes for the rest of your pregnancy.

    And well done for avoiding extreme baby bloggers - some of those people really freak me out! ;)

    Cheers, Natalie.

  16. Heya Sharnee
    Terrific news about the babes xx
    Thanks for this template - love it!

  17. congratulations on your buns :)I absolutely love your templates and was so excited when I found your site, thanks for being so creative!

  18. Congratulations on your pregnancy! Wow, twin boys! That will be rally exciting :)

  19. first time here when i see some of my friends blogger using nice templates from you. And hey, congrats on yur twin pregnancy. I just gave birth to a pair of twin too, 2 months ago (it is a spontaneous twin since there is no one with twin history on the family).And with this new babies, life is going up and down. It is fun and the same thing, challenging too!! Wish u all the best :)

    chin nee

  20. That is so thrilling! Baby boys are so deliciously sweet.

  21. Congrats on the twins! I'm a twin mommy myself. My (identical) boys are 13 months. You are in for the time of your life. A word of advice~ buy the book "Mothering Multiples" by Karen Gromada. Start reading it now. Best book there is in my opinion. The knowledge you will gain from this book will give you a great head start on what's to come. Congrats again!

  22. Thank you everyone for the very very kind comments!! xx

  23. Congrats on your coming little ones. I have January fraternal boys who will be 9 in 2009. Good luck! Wishing you a healthy pregnancy and much joy!

  24. Thank you Thank you Thank you for your great templates. I love all of them wish I could use all of them 2! And congrats on your little ones! Hope the twins won't keep you back from your great work here!

  25. Congratulations!!! From a mommy of four I can assure that life, as you know it, will change in ways you cannot imagine...and I mean in some pretty awesome ways, btw. :) Blessings to you and your new family members!!!

    Thanks for sharing such great blog templates with us. I enjoy them very much.

    Again, congrats!

  26. OMG! That's fantastic! Sorry, I didn't hear about it sooner...Congrats! Looking forward to seeing more of your templates too. You know I love them. LOL!

    Kateedyd What?!
    Mommie’s Marbles

  27. How wonderful for you! Good luck!
    I will have a browse through some of your templates, thank you for your gifts, you made my hotspot!

  28. Congratulations on your twins! You are so lucky! Do you know what the genders are? I'm so excited for you and hope that you keep us in the loop! :)

    Also, I created a new blog at http://chunksofreality.blogspot.com. I don't know if you'll remember me when you see it. Let me know if you do. I'm the one that went nuts about your designs and told everyone.

    I just uploaded a new design to my blog and it looked great the other day. For some reason today it is not displaying things I have on the sidebar, but is displaying the sidebar at the bottom of the page.

    Do you know what that could be?

    Thank you in advance!

    I'm so excited about having twins and it's nice to share. I'll keep you all updated. OMG, so many things to do!

  30. congratulations!!!!!!!

  31. congrats!! i have twin girls, not identical, who are almost 10 months old. it's been a thrill ride, to be sure! wouldn't trade it for the world!!!! feel free to check out my blog for lots of stories about life with twins!! :)

  32. Hello Sharnee!

    I'm Aim from Malaysia. I just updated my cat's blog using ur layout. Everybody praised it. Saying the layout is beautiful and all. I told them I got it from Suckmylolly.com. Anyway thanks again and lots of love from me and my kitty.


  33. Hi Sharnea- I came back here searching for a template to go siut my blog about my Twin Boys and discover that by now you have had your two.

    I hope you feel OK and my advice
    "just go with the flow". Whatever you are doing is OK!



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