An Invitation To My Month – Long Birthday Party

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Hello and welcome Everyone,

I’m the owner and administrator of WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING) and CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE . It’ll be my birthday next month and I’m planning to party all month. Why not-Right? I’d like to invite you all to my month-long birthday party. It starts December 1st and goes through December 31st.

You see this year I have reached another milestone in my life. I’m a half of a century old. That’s right, I’m 50 years old. I hope you all come over to both of my blogs to celebrate my birthday. I figure so what. Why? because I look at it this way 50 is only 14 in scrabble, 50 is 18 with 32 years experience and 50 is like 8 years in cat years.

I have to tell you all that for years I’ve been telling my family and everyone that mentions that I’m middle-aged that I’m not middle-aged to I’m 50. They laugh and call me the queen of denial. It’s just I don’t feel old or middle-aged and until I do, I won’t be middle-aged. 50 is just a number to me and I embrace every year as they come. I just feel fortunate to be celebrating another year and this year I want to celebrate my birthday with my blogging friends.

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I not only hope to see all of you at WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING) but hope to see you at CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE too.

It would mean a lot to me if you stopped by one of my sites for my birthday party.

🎈🎆🎈Thank You All In Advance for coming to my month-long birthday party.🎈🎆🎈

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Job Hunting Secrets(from someone who’s been there)


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Hello everyone, just a note to let you know I’m sorry if I don’t blog hop these next few weeks. You see I have come down with a bad cold that hit me all of a sudden so I’m taking it easy and taking each day as it comes. I hope to get back to blogging soon but just don’t know when that will be. I’ll try to answer comments as they come in but can’t promise anything. Daisy Mae says Meow.

Thank you in advance for your understanding and patience.


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The Fall Book Tag


THE FALL BOOK TAG was created by Bionic Book Worm . If you haven’t checked this site out then you need to. I did and I liked this site so much I followed it. Hope you will too.

I would like to thank for tagging me. if you haven’t checked this site out yet, you really need to. I did and I liked it so much I followed this site and hope you will too.



I’M TIRED OF BEING ORDINARY, ARE YOU? BY WM. ALLEN  was a book that is not only refreshing but humorous too. It’s like a self-help book that you’ve never seen before. The book helps you reach your goals in 52 weeks or 1 year. The picture on the front of the book is what drew me to the book plus it sounded interesting.



SMALL TOWN JUSTICE BY VALERIE HANSEN did not end as I expected it would. There could be more than 1 ending but teased you how it might end. This is a good book.



CAPITOL K-9 UNIT CHRISTMAS BY SHIRLEE McCoy AND LENORA WORTH is a 2 in 1 book that gave me the warm and fuzzies and both stories are happy stories.



This book has 2 short stories in one. It’s light-hearted and just right for season. I hope you read this book.




RANSOM BY TERRI REED is a book with non-stop action. It has twists and turns too in the plot. RANSOM is a very good book.


My most anticipated read well I don’t have one at this time.









How to Trim a Cat’s Nails — Everything You Need to Know

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I regularly trim my kitties nails, but remember how daunting it was the first time I did it myself. I was terrified of hurting my kitties! I went to our vets, and had the vet nurse show me what to do. I recently came across this, which explains how to do it really well I think. By the way, declawing is simply barbaric! Thankfully it doesn’t happen here in the UK. If you want to ensure your pet doesn’t scratch at all, then I would suggest a cat is not the right pet for you! … Rose. 

If your kitty rips you to shreds when she makes biscuits on your lap, then it’s time to learn how to trim a cat’s nails… More.

Source: How to Trim a Cat’s Nails — Everything You Need to Know

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I am very excited and pleased to announce that WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING) and CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE have been honored by KittyClysm* by being awarded THE SUPAWSTARS SPOTLIGHT AWARD in recognition of a pawsome job from one pet blogger to another. I would like to thank KittyClysm* for nominating me for this award on both of my blogs. It was nice to receive this award from a pet blogger. I really appreciate it. You can check out KittyClysm* by CLICKING HERE .  If you would like to check out the award post and see if some of your favorite blogs were awarded this wonderful award, you can do so by going to Supawstars Pet Blogger Spotlight Award! (08/2017) .

I would like to give this award away to other great animal blogs so I can show my appreciation for their pet blogs and if you get this award, I encourage you to nominate other pet/animal blogs and do the same. I haven’t decided how often I’m going to give it away but I can tell you I’ll probably give it away again sometime.

If you have any suggestions for who should get this Award please let me know because I have started a list.

Interested in giving the Supawstars Pet Blogger Spotlight award away? Here’s how it works. Here are the instructions for giving the Supawstars Pet Blogger Spotlight Award! The instructions can be found by going to the following link  INSTRUCTIONS FOR GIVING THE SUPAWSTARS AWARD AWAY .

The Instructions can also be found at GIVING THE SUPAWSTARS SPOTLIGHT AWARD .

My Nominees for this pet blogger award are:

  1. im-a-supawstar-pet-bloggerAnimals Are Feeling Beings Too – I think this blog should get the spotlight because it not only gives pet tips but puts up other good posts too.
  2. Books,dogs and cats – Even though this blog deals with books it also deals with dogs and cats and that is why I’m spotlighting this blog.
  3. Cats and Life – This is a cat blog and has a lot of good qualities for a pet blog and that is why I’m spotlighting this blog.
  4. RoseyToesSews – This blog is mostly about 8 kitties but the reason I’m spotlighting this blog is because of the tips.
  5. 15 And – I chose this pet blog because it deals with tips for pet owners, blogs about pets and about their favorite charities and rescues. This blog is also a blog hop so they also help out other bloggers.