Monday, March 21, 2016

The 2016 A-Z Challenge Theme Reveal Blog Hop!


Hello! Welcome!! Today across the Blog-verse, intrepid bloggers like yourself are waking up to a most anticipated blog hop: The A-Z Challenge Theme Reveal!!

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Today is the day those of us with themes behind our A-Z Challenge posts get to unveil our chosen subjects. If you are unfamiliar with the A-Z Challenge OR if you have yet to take the plunge and sign up, there's still time! CLICK on over, read all about it, and join in! I promise you'll enjoy it! And you don't have to have a theme. It just makes things a bit easier :)

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This year, my theme for the challenge is:


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For twenty-six days in April (every day except Sundays) I'll post an alphabetical reference for some of the world's most interesting, familiar, and not so familiar plants. I'm learning a lot going through my old gardening books and herbals and having a great time doing it. I hope you'll join me for my posts and I hope you'll dis cover some fun and curious facts about just a few of the botanical marvels we share our planet with.

I can't WAIT to see what YOU guys are writing about!! Here's to a fun and awesome challenge!! 

Cheers!
xo

PS: for those of you who have been reading my recent posts, the challenge will take over this blog for the entire month of April! I will put my folklore and my prompt posts on hold until after the festivities are over :D Cheers!

18 comments:

  1. I'm sure there are thousands of exotic plants we've never even heard of!

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  2. I'm already delighted the Challenge has lead me to your blog - and it's not even April yet! I'm most definitely looking forward to your posts.

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  3. Excellent. I'm looking forward to learning more about those plants and herbs, here. I did not participate in the Great Theme Reveal, but I will be participating in the challenge once again this year.

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  4. Jen, that's what I love so much about the challenge. I get to learn really cool stuff about a lot of really cool things. good luck to you and your theme!

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  5. Alex: I had a hard time narrowing it down to 26...although "Q" and "X" were a challenge!!

    Deborah: Thank you so much! I'll stop by and return the visit!

    Mary: Thanks :) I've had fun looking them up! Now I just have to write the posts!

    Stephen: Thank you! I always learn something new from at least a dozen people during the challenge!

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  6. This is a great theme. I've always been fascinated with plants. I like them, I have lots of them in my house, but I'm particularly fascinated with their healing properties... even if I know so little about them.
    I hope you'll touch on this too :-)

    Have a fantastic challenge.

    @JazzFeathers
    The Old Shelter - Jazz Age Jazz

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  7. Fabulous theme! Looking forward to see what plants you'll be talking about! ♥

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  8. Oooh, wonderful! I've been thinking about taking up gardening, maybe this will help me along.

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  9. One of my passions is gardening. Your theme calls to me. I will be back in April. Hope your choice brings many new readers.

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  10. I am sure i will learn something here. I don't really know my plants.

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  11. Hi, That's going to be fun, informative and educational. Many lack knowledge about trees and plants. Have an awesome A-Z challenge!

    Best wishes.
    Nilanjana,
    Ninja Minion, A-Z 2016.
    From
    Madly-in-Verse

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  12. When it comes to plants, I'm clueless...
    This should be very informative!
    I'm showcasing blogger books & book reviews...plus there will be loads of giveaways!
    See you around on the A to Z circuit!

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  13. Great theme, there must be a lot to choose from :) Good luck!
    Debbie

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  14. Sarah: Thanks for stopping by! Oh yes, there will be a bit of medicinal and traditional healing lore included in each of my highlighted plants!

    Natalie: Thanks! I hope you enjoy the Challenge :)

    Megan: Oh you should definitely start a garden, even if it's just a couple of potted plants! It's so rewarding and calming :) Thanks for stopping by!

    Stepheny: Thank you for stopping by! I'm looking forward to meeting a lot of new bloggers this year :)

    Rhonda: Plants are very forgiving and there's so much to learn about them! Start small, learn a little about one plant you love, enjoy that plant and then move on! Trust me, you'll never run out of material to "dig" into :D

    Nilanjana: Thank you! I hope you enjoy the challenge as well :)

    Michelle: Sounds like you've got a lot of fun planned for the Challenge! I'll stop by this morning and check it all out!

    (Debbie) Random Musings: Thank you! There's a TON of stuff out there to choose from but I'll be honest: Q and X were a bit tough to come up with! Enjoy the challenge!

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  15. Sounds cool and green (or maybe pink). Bet it will be interesting.

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  16. Mmm - I like plants. Especially edible ones :)
    Jemima Pett

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  17. Botany. Good
    Good to visit your site as a part of my A to Z visits. My theme Blog Promotion
    Welcome to A to Z April Blogging Challenge 2016 - Co-Participant - Nrao - NRao Blogs
    @knoltweet
    NRao Blogs - 2016 A to Z Challenge Blog Posts
    Management Theory Review

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  18. Hey. thanks for stopping by my blog. Sounds like an interesting and educational theme :)

    Ros
    Fangirl Stitches - Cross Stitch Alphabets
    Travel like a Geek - A-Z Tour of Harry Potter Film Locations

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Well hello there! I'm happy you wandered by. Make yourself comfortable and I'll pour the tea. Cake? Chocolate? Take your time, meander, and don't forget to join in. Be sure and check back later! I respond to all comments here :)