Thank the person who nominated you and link to their blog.
Explain the award(explanation under about the award).
Put award logo in your award post.
Answer the questions given to you.
Nominate 5+ Bloggers.
Ask 6 questions to your nominees and comment on their blog to let them know they’ve been nominated.
ABOUT THE AWARD
This is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging, and they do it with so much love and passion.
WHO NOMINATED ME AND MY THANKS
I was nominated by Andrea from The Perks of being Different . I thank her from the bottom of heart for this great award. I’m glad she thinks so much of my blog. What a great compliment this is especially coming from another great blogger.
ANDREA’S QUESTIONS TO ME
Which Disney or Looney Toons character does your own character relate to? As I thought about this question, I finally decided that I couldn’t think of just one character but my character relates to a combination of characters. I think if we are really honest with ourselves everyone is a combination of characters.
Would you like to go back to the 90’s, a time without internet? Actually, I was in college in the 90’s and we had internet at the college. However, I would love to go back to a time without internet. So much simpler. Of course, I’m one of those people who do not own a cell phone only a computer.
Do yo like to cook from scratch?(make your own sauces, own dough from bread/pasta etc.) Cook?(laughing), I don’t cook. I think I cooked twice real meals but otherwise I like making popcorn the best.
What would you do on a first date? I think I would learn as much as I could about my the guy I’m thinking about dating.
Whats’ your favorite way of transportation? Hands Down A Car.
What your favorite emoji? I’m sure there are more emojis out there on cell phones but since I don’t have a phone just a computer, my top 3 favorite emojis are:
If I did not nominate you it’s not because I don’t think you deserve this award but because I have so many people I think do deserve this award so if I didn’t nominate you above and you want to do this award/tag feel free to. I just went with the first 15 I could think of. Also, don’t panic if you can’t think of 15 nominees, that’s OK because you only need to nominate 5+ bloggers. I went a little crazy.
👏👏👍👍👏👏Congratulations to my nominees!!👏👏👍👍👏👏
HOW I CHOSE MY NOMINEES
I chose my nominees by the ones that inspire me, The ones that like to have fun, The ones that just blog for enjoyment and The ones I haven’t seen in a while.
MY QUESTIONS TO MY NOMINEES
What’s your dream job?
What’s your dream vacation?
Thinking backing to your college days, what’s your favorite memory(other than graduation day) and why?
What’s your favorite cause that you support and why?
How would you describe yourself?
What’s your advice to other bloggers and why?
What’s your favorite hobby or hobbies you like to participate in?
Nominate 11 other new bloggers for encouraging them.
Ask them 11 questions.
Let them know you have nominated.
MABEAUTILITY’S QUESTIONS TO THE NOMINEES(MY ANSWERS WILL BE IN ITALICS):
What is your favorite pet? Cats.
What is your favorite snack? Popcorn slathered in butter.
Which place in your house do you like the most? I like my bedroom the most. The reason I like my bedroom so is because it’s warm and cozy.
What is your biggest hobby besides blogging. I don’t have another hobby other than blogging anymore. I used to do cross-stitching.
If you were able to posses magic, what kind of magic would it be? Interesting question. The kind of magic that I could have a full-time job by owning my own business. Also,the kind of magic that I could change our world’s mind to do the right thing.
What is your biggest wish? My biggest wish is that everyone in my family stays healthy and our world gets some common sense.
Would you like your blog to be your job and Why? I haven’t been blogging a year yet so as of this time I’m not really sure.
What did you like most about 2017? I have so many things I liked about 2017 it’s hard to pick just 1 particular one.
What would your perfect holiday be like? All of my family would be together, no grudges would be held, Nobody would be sick and we’d enjoy each other’s company and we’d overlook each other’s faults.
What is the meaning of education? To me education is more than getting a degree or degrees at a college or colleges. Education to me can also be what you learn in life from the time you’re born to the time you die. You see there are many ways you can be educated so take advantage of all of them because you never know when you’ll need them.
How did you create the name of your blog? When I created the name of my blog, I wanted it to be unique and original. I live way out in the country so I started with COUNTRY LIVING but then I got to thinking why not make it a little more personal and do a name that would welcome everyone to my site. So I came up with WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING). I kept COUNTRY LIVING so that my followers that came when I had that name would stay.
START WITH ONE VERY INSPIRING, POSITIVE YET BEAUTIFUL QUOTE!
MENTION THE NAME OF THE CREATOR, WHICH IS THE PERSON WHO NOMINATED YOU. I REPEAT THE PERSON WHO HAS NOMINATED YOU. AND SO IN THIS WAY, EVERYONE WILL BE A CREATOR OF THIS BLOG, AT LEAST ONCE!
WRITE A SHORT POEM FOR THE PERSON WHO NOMINATED YOU.
NOMINATE ANY 8 BLOGGERS AND LET THEM KNOW THEY ARE NOMINATED!
TELL US A BEAUTIFUL STORY, BE IT IMAGINATIVE OR PRACTICAL.(100-150 WORDS)
ASK 3 QUESTIONS.
DON’T HATE, APPRECIATE.
MY POSITIVE QUOTES:
I would like to start with a positive quote that may get some chuckles too.
I’m not really sure who said this quote but I’ve always liked it and it does bring positive vibes. The quote goes something like this: A smile will give you less wrinkles than what a frown will. Below is a quote I found online and would like to share with everyone. I’ll be honest, I had trouble picking from all the positive quotes so I went with these three.
QUOTE IS BY MAYA ANGELOU AND THE GRAPHIC CREDIT: pinterest.com
QUOTE IS BY MAYA ANGELOU AND GRAPHIC CREDIT: pinterest.com
QUOTE IS BY P.K HALLINAN AND GRAPHIC
THE NAME OF THE CREATOR/NOMINATOR:
I want to thank MABEAUTILITY for nominating me for this award.
MY SHORT POEM FOR MY NOMINATOR, MABEAUTILITY:
Next is writing a short poem for the person who nominated me which is MABEAUTILITY.
MABEAUTILITY, MABEAUTILITY you are a beautiful orange/red cat with blue eyes who is fun, loving, furry, fluffy, easy to take care of and likes the sunshine.
MABEAUTILITY, you like to play and roll around in catnip. You also like to jump up into high places where your owners can’t get you.
MABEAUTILITY, You and I met online and became fellow bloggers. We’ve become what I call blogger friends.
MABEAUTILITY, I hope you have a rainbow of sun puddles to warm your fur and lay in. May the sun always shine for you my blogger friend.
MABEAUTILITY, thank you for nominating me for this award it means a lot.
I was in college and one of my professors took the class to hear Maya Angelou speak. After we listened to her speak we had the opportunity to ask questions and meet her. She was quite a lady. I learned a lot from her. I wrote a post called WHAT MEETING MAYA ANGELOU DID FOR ME .
I not only got to hear Maya Angelou speak but I got to meet her too. Boy was I excited. I learned lots just by listening to her.
One of the main things I learned from her and learned growing up is when someone puts you down smile at them and tell them you hope they have a great day. You will not only surprise them but you’ll find it’ll make your day better too. Also, remember that a good attitude is always better than a poor attitude.
Have a great day everyone.
HERE IS WHERE I PUT THE AWARD BANNER:
MABEAUTILITY’S QUESTIONS AND MY ANSWERS(MY ANSWERS WILL BE IN ITALICS):
What is the most nice thing had said to you in your life? I have had several nice things said to me but the one that stands out is a professor that told me I’d never pass his class. I stayed and stuck his class out and after the semester was over he told me he was glad that I stuck his class out and he was happy for me. I remember this situation for that reason.
What has been your most beautiful dream ever? I don’t really dream so I can’t answer this question.
What is your biggest goal in life? To make people happy and live a happy, healthy and safe life.
NOW MY THREE QUESTIONS FOR MY NOMINEES:
Have you ever been in a situation and how was it resolved positively for you?
What do you want your legacy to say about you?
What are your New Year’s Resolutions and Goals?
(Don’t hate, appreciate and share positive vibes!)
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 .
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.
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.
RoseyToesSews – This blog is mostly about 8 kitties but the reason I’m spotlighting this blog is because of the tips.
15 And Meowing.com – 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.
I have to apologize because I’m so behind on my tags and awards. I have to thank The Shining Gem for nominating me for the above awards.
What made you start blogging?
I wanted to see if I’d like blogging.
How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll center of a tootsie pop?
What are your personal goals for the rest of this year and how are you meeting them?
I want to live as long as I can and how will I reach this goal? With God’s help.
If you could sing with any singer/band on stage who would it be?
Miranda Lambert or Reba McEntire .
What is your biggest personal struggle?
Judging people when I know they’re wrong for committing violence and protesting stuff they most likely don’t understand.
Now for the Blue Sky Tag Award.
What do you most love about yourself?
With God’s help I love myself as I would want to be treated.
What was a defining moment in your life?
When I accepted Jesus as my Savior, Survived bullying all the way through college, graduating with 2 degrees and getting a job.
If you could eat anything right now, what would it be?
I think I would eat hot wings, pizza, popcorn, fudge and homemade ice cream. Couldn’t pick just 1 thing.
Who was/is your biggest mentor? Why?
Right now it’s my parents. They’ve taught me a lot of things I need to know from birth. Need I say more.
What drove you to start blogging?
Wanted to see what blogging was and if I could do it.
What is the one thing you wish you could change about the world?
There is so much I would change so I can’t pick just one thing.
What do you most look forward to within the next year?
There is so much to look forward to that I just want to live another year.
What has been your greatest adventure in life?
Life is just a continuous adventure.
What is one question that when people ask it you cringe?
Like shining gem any question asked in poor grammar makes me cringe. I have many more too.
What has been your proudest moment?
I have been fortunate because I’ve had more than one proud moment.
Who is your biggest supporter?
Posting award posts I know doesn’t appeal to everyone so if you’re reading this, you are nominated for all 3 awards. If you do decide to accept these awards, please let me know by linking this post to yours.