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RockinPicks is the “Whimsical Garden” Contributor on Squidoo

dscn1323Today we’re happy to introduce you to RockinPicks. She’s our “Whimsical Garden” Contributor on Squidoo.

Tell us a little bit about your niche topic.
I have always been a fan of whimsical or magical gardens such as the garden in “Alice in Wonderland”. The sillier the better. Anything that said Secret Garden or Magic Garden caught my interest.

Tell us about the moment you fell in love with your topic. Was it an immediate thing or did it happen over time?
When I was very young my Cousin was the star of a 70′s TV show called “The Magic Garden”. I would try to build replicas of her set in my basement. When I had my own garden everywhere you looked there was something to make you smile from huge tortoises to a monkey in a tree. All my trees had faces.

Who had the most influence in your life?
My Grandmother was my biggest influence because I thought her garden was magic and even if I get stressed all I have to do is think about her yard and I go to a happy place. She had the most beautiful rose bushes and the ocean was directly in her yard.

You can also find RockinPicks making magic at the following places online:
RockinPick’s Whimsical Garden
Rockinpick’s Garden
Pinterest

Robin Svedi aka rms is a Community Organizer and member of the Creative Team at Squidoo.com where her daily mission is to help lensmasters build better and more successful lenses about the things they know and love.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/ruthi Ruthi aka abitosunshine

    I love that your “happy place” is your grandmother’s garden.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

    Nice, so when I need some whimsy in the garden I know where to go! I’ll be checking it all out! Nice niche!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Merrci Merrci

    Just hearing you talk about it makes me wish for one right now! Lovely niche!

  • http://LifeInOut.com/ Susan Deppner

    What a fun niche!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/manhunter manhunter

    cute!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/danlazaro danlazaro

    We all have our influence and its just nice to hear your grandmother is your influence.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/nancycarol nancycarol

    Yeah, I especially loved that part about your happy place too. Congrats, we’re glad to have you with us as a Contributor.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Brite-Ideas Brite-Ideas

    An Ocean in a yard could probably be the most calming thing ever! congrats to you on this Contributorship

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/SherwinG SherwinG

    Congrats and great topic to write about.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Sylvestermouse Sylvestermouse

    You know, I hadn’t realized just how much and how many grandmothers really do influence lives! I have seen several Contributors mention their grandmothers as most influential. Really cool! And, RockinPicks is an awesome Whimsical Garden contributor!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/RenaissanceWoman2010 RenaissanceWoman2010

    Grandmothers sure know how to create happy places. I still remember giggling every time my grandmother bent over in her garden (revealing her big white bloomers and rolled up stockings). Congrats on your new magical role. I’m going to love your whimsical creations.

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