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WINNING THE LIEBSTER AWARD – MY SECOND AWARD OF 2018!!

 

Happy  New Everyone. I’m excited because Daisy Mae and I have started the new year off right by being nominated for two awards. We were nominated for the don’t hate, appreciate award by MABEAUTILITY and that post can be found at The Don’t Hate, Appreciate Award: G❤❤d Vibes Only – My First Post Of 2018. Also, Daisy Mae and I were nominated for the Liebster Award  by MABEAUTILITY and if you want to check her award post out that can be found at LIEBSTER AWARD 2018!.

Thanks MABEAUTILITY for nominating me.

THE RULES:

  1. Acknowledge the blogger who nominated your blog.
  2. Answer the 11 questions.
  3. Nominate 11 other new bloggers for encouraging them.
  4. Ask them 11 questions.
  5. Let them know you have nominated.

MABEAUTILITY’S QUESTIONS TO THE NOMINEES(MY ANSWERS WILL BE IN ITALICS):

  1. What is your favorite pet? Cats.
  2. What is your favorite snack? Popcorn slathered in butter.
  3. 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.
  4. What is your biggest hobby besides blogging. I don’t have another hobby other than blogging anymore. I used to do cross-stitching.
  5. 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.
  6. What is your biggest wish? My biggest wish is that everyone in my family stays healthy and our world gets some common sense.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.

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MY NOMINEES:

  1. A Voice From Iran
  2. Easy Blog
  3. His Perfect Timing
  4. A Smile A Day
  5. 15 And Meowing
  6. The Girl Who Read Too Much
  7. Crochety Cougars
  8. If I can’t bring my dog, I’m not going
  9. Canny Catnip Nook
  10. Purrseidon
  11. CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE

Please don’t judge me for not nominating blog! If I could I’d nominate all my followers because I know how much time and effort into your blog posts. I appreciate all my bloggers.

Congratulations to my nominees.

MY QUESTIONS FOR MY NOMINEES:

  1. What is your favorite pet and/or animal?
  2. What is your job and Why do you like it or dislike it so much?
  3. What is your favorite sport and why?
  4. Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? If so what were they?
  5. What did you like most about 2017?
  6. What did you like least about 2017?
  7. What is your hobby besides blogging?
  8. What did you like most about Christmas and New Year’s?
  9. What is your blog about?
  10. What would you like to share about yourself to introduce yourself to the readers?
  11. How did you create the name of your blog?

Nominees, have fun answering the above questions.

A HUGE BIG THANK YOU TO MABEAUTILITY FOR NOMINATING ME.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Countdown To My 50th Birthday: 1 Day To Go

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Today is Day is Day 18 of Blogmas which means tomorrow at 11:30 PM Eastern Time, I will turn 50. Am I excited? you bet I am.  I’m sure some of you thought I might be depressed. I’m not, I’m excited.

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I have been on a personal countdown for more than a month. Having a birthday is fun and for those of you who hate birthdays well a birthday is just a number. In fact, a friend who I used to work with always told me starting at 50 she considered it years young not old plus she took her age and subtracted 1 year each time she had a birthday. Interesting isn’t it?

I may be turning 50 tomorrow but I’m celebrating all month. I wrote a previous post about the Birthday party and you can find it by going to An Invitation To My Month-Long Birthday Party.

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🎆🎆🎉🎉🎁🎁🎁🎁HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL AT MY 50TH BIRTHDAY PARTY THIS MONTH.🎆🎆🎉🎉🎁🎁🎁🎁

I ALSO CAN BE FOUND AT CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE.

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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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🎈🎈🎈I HOPE TO SEE EVERYONE AT MY MONTH – LONG BIRTHDAY PARTY.🎈🎈🎈

Remembering Tigger

DSCN0260 Hi everyone, let me introduce myself my name is Daisy Mae and this is a picture of me. The reason why I’m here is because today is a rough day for Mom since it’s been 2 years since my sister, Tigger passed away.

Mom wanted to remember Tigger and this is what she wanted to say: Tigger, you were taken from us 2 years ago today and we miss you everyday. It was a bittersweet day. Bitter because you passed away and sweet because you didn’t have to suffer anymore.

Before you passed away, you were agile so you played, jumped up on things, layed on our laps and was always under our feet. You were such a loving kitty cat despite your kittyhood. We got you as an adult and I’m glad we did. we rescued you out of a bad situation and we loved you very much. I’m so glad you finally came to make nice with Dad.

Below is a picture of my sister, Tigger.

 

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TIGGER ON TOP OF THE CURIO CABINET.

Tigger, like Mom we miss you a lot and had fun playing with you. You have left paw prints on our hearts.

 

Thanks Tigger for being such a sweet kitty cat.

*Tigger’s Picture Is in The Featured Image and Daisy Mae’s Picture Is The Insert On The Left*.

MY 1ST UNIQUE BLOGGER AWARD

 

 

Hello Friends, I wanted to send my gratitude to PENandPAPER who nominated EVERYONE because every blogger is unique in their own way. PENandPAPER has helped me greatly especially when I get frustrated with my blogs. Telling me that my blogs are unique in their own way made me realize I don’t need to be perfect. I just do my best on my blogs and suggest everyone do the same thing. If you’d like to meet this amazing blogger who has an amazing site and is helpful to, please click here. I also suggest you follow this blog if you’re looking for a good blog to follow. The link of the blogger that showed love to me for blogging is THE UNIQUE BLOGGER AWARD

RULES FOR THE UNIQUE BLOGGER AWARD:

  1. Share the link of the blogger who has shown love to you.
  2. Answer their Questions.
  3. In the spirit of sharing love and solidarity with our blogging family, nominate 8-13 people for the same award.
  4. Ask them 3 questions.

QUESTIONS ASKED BY PENandPAPER:

  1. What is the inspiration behind your blog content? When I started WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING), I started it because I wanted to have fun and see what blogging is all about. I liked the fact of self publishing my posts, stories, pictures and more on my site and sharing them with others. I also like meeting other bloggers.
  2. What is your favorite time of the year and why? My favorite time of the year has probably got to be December 19 to the 25th because that’s the timeline when my birthday comes and I just love Christmas because that’s when Christ was born and started his mission to die for our sins.
  3. What is your favorite book and why? (Or movie if you don’t read) Like PENandPAPER, the Bible is my favorite book too. The Bible is a good book to read and it’s a best seller. As for worldly books, I like most mystery/suspense books mostly because they have you on the edge of your seat guessing who done it. If I didn’t read, the movies I would choose is Dirty Dancing and Grease. Why? They’re good movies.

MY NOMINEES ARE:

I follow several good blogs and can’t just choose 8-13 blogs and after seeing that PENandPAPER nominated Everyone because every blogger is unique in their own way, I thought I would do the same thing. So my nominees are EVERYONE. 

MY QUESTIONS TO ALL OF MY NOMINEES ARE:

  1. What is the inspiration behind your blog(s) and why?
  2. What is your favorite extracurricular activity?
  3. What is your favorite hobby?
  4. What’s your favorite pet and Why?

PENandPAPER THANKS SO MUCH for nominating my blog. This really means a lot to me.

New Milestone Reached: 101 Follows

Hello everyone, I’m excited and happy to report I have reached 101 Follows on WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING).🙂🙂

I want to thank everyone who followed me and thank those in advance who will be following me in the future.🙂🙂

This is an exciting accomplishment for me. I’ve worked hard to reach this goal.🙂🙂

My next goals are to reach 150 Follows on WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING and 50 Follows on CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE . I hope I reach it then I can go for 100 Follows.

Thanks Again Everyone.

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WHAT A PRETTY PICTURE IN THE FALL.