Are You Out there????

UPDATE ON ARE YOU OUT THERE ????

Thanks for everyone’s help. I’m happy to say I found Valentine’s blog. Would you believe Valentine responded. I even found a new blog to check out. Thanks again.


 

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Anyone out there that knows the blog name and post are done by Valentine please let me know the name and link to the blog. I have questions and need to find this blog. It will say posts by Valentine. Hope someone can help.

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Thank You

Hi everyone, Daisy Mae And I  thank you for the follows, likes, views and comments. Each one of you has help us grow in one way or another. We are thrilled to have you. If there are any questions you might have and want answered please use contact form that will be provided.

I’m looking to follow a particular blog or at least check her blog out again. However, I don’t remember her blog name. Real smart hah? What I can tell you is she’s a teacher or former teacher of English I think and I think her first name is something like Julie or Julia. If you know the name of this blog and/or the first and last name of this person. What would be really great if the person answered this post.

 

500 Followers

Wahoo, Wahoo I’m really excited because WordPress just notified me that I had achieved 500 followers. I’m way ahead of my goal. Let me explain. You see my goal was to achieve 200 followers by January 1, 2019. on WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING) Today is May 11, 2018 so I’m way ahead of my goal.

Thanks to all my readers and followers for helping me achieve this goal.

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUST A NOTE…

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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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Graphics By: Pusheen.com

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A Brief Overview Of How My Blog Began

 

 

blogger-recognition-award-badgePart of the Blogger Recognition Award, I have to tell the story of how your blog began. So the following is how my blog came about.

I started blogging because I wanted to have some fun and I was curious. I never realized how technical it would get but I must say I’ve had a lot of fun and met a lot of nice bloggers. Blogging didn’t come easy for me but once I got started, I learned a lot to get me through blogging.

My blog started out with the name COUNTRY LIVING. Then shortly there after,  I renamed my blog to WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING). I started WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING) in January of 2017. It’s been about 6 or 7 months now and I’m still having fun blogging. Not only have I met several nice people through blogging but I follow several different blogging sites.

After blogging for 3 months, I decided to start CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE because I had so much fun blogging. I’ll talk about that blog in a separate post but since I started WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING) has got 185+  followers since January.  This really pleases me that I’ve reached this many followers and it’s all because of my faithful readers and followers.

My blog has pictures, posts and reblogs.

I’ve started taking a 14 day course in the Fundamentals of Blogging. After that, I’ll go from there.

Thanks to everyone who’s helped make my blog successful.pusheen

Credit: Pusheen.com

 

My First LIEBSTER Award

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THANK YOU TANU GOYAL for nominating me for the LIEBSTER award. It is an honor and a privilege to accept this award.

There are a few rules to follow:

  1. Answer the 11 questions that your nominator has asked you.
  2. Nominate 11 other bloggers(with under 200 followers).
  3. Ask your nominees 11 questions.
  4. Let them know you nominated them.

Answers To Questions From Tanu Goyal:

1. How you see your Life and Why?

This is a tough question to answer but I’ll do my best to answer it. My life isn’t perfect but I see it getting better daily. I’ve got 18 years working in fashion so maybe I’ll work in fashion.  I take one day at a time since I don’t know what’s coming. But because I believe in God, my life could be horrible but I would try to find some good in my life. I think I see life this way because I saw challenges early in my life.

2. What motivates me to wake up in the morning?

I’m motivated to wake up in the morning by just getting a glimpse of sunshine and a glimpse of blue sky. These are 2 of the many things that make me smile.

3. Have you turned your weakness into your strength ever?

Yes, I believe I have. I say that because I’ve been dealing with several weaknesses since birth and they have made me stronger.

4. What Do You Admire?

I admire my parents and I admired my late grandparents because they are people who are respectful and are good teachers.

5. What you think Life is?

To me life is where you grow up go to high school, go to college, go to work, get married if your fortunate, but never stop learning.

6. What am I doing and does it make me happy?

I’m unemployed now but previously, I worked in fashion for 18 years until the store closed. I’m happy now but I sometimes I wish I had a job. I help Mom and Dad around the house some.

7. What Lesson would you like to teach me, tell me something from your profession that you have learned?

The lesson I learned is that people who tell you something but seem unsure of what their telling you, beware because they might say one thing but will do the exact opposite. When I was in Fashion/Retail,  I learned many things but one thing I learned quick was Good Marketing=More Sales. I usually found marketing clothes fun because you got to look at the merchandise while you fixed the clothes to be sold.

8. What would you like to tell me about yourself, in order to be friends?

I was bullied/picked on all through school so this subject is personal to me. I achieved 2 college degrees. They are: Associates in Elementary Education and a BS in Sociology. I’ve also met Maya Angelou. I like meeting new people.

9. Give me three pieces of advice to increase traffic on my blog?

  • Follow other people’s blogs
  • Comment on other people’s blogs
  • Connect to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media outlets.

10. Anything you want to share with your fellow bloggers about your life?

I’ve been bullied and survived. I also was told that I would never make it through a 2 and 4 year colleges. Guess What? I graduated from a 2 year college and a 4 year college.

11. How you react when something unexpected happens to you?

It depends. Sometimes I get flustered, Sometimes I get mad or upset but it depends on the situation. I try to stay calm but it isn’t always possible.

My nominations for the LIEBSTER award are:

  1. http://crystalsphotobloggingsite.wordpress.com
  2. zenexpresso.wordpress.com
  3. thriftycampersblog.wordpress.com
  4. smoreography.wordpress.com
  5. roseytoessews.wordpress.com
  6. @freecatlady
  7. @blackdogjoy
  8. http://www.terrepruitt.com
  9. @moviebabblereviews
  10. thewanderingwomanblog.wordpress.com
  11. @livelifelightlysite

My Questions To The People I Nominated:

  1. What is your job?
  2. What kind of pet(s) do you own?
  3. What was your favorite class in school?
  4. Where do you want to be in 5 years?
  5. What is your favorite extracurricular activity?
  6. Give me 5 pieces of advice to increase traffic on my blogs?
  7. What would you like to tell me about yourself, in order to be friends?
  8. Where do you live and do you like it and What about where you live do you like best?
  9. Who is your unsung hero(s)?
  10. Anything you want to share with your fellow bloggers about your life?
  11. If you were unemployed, how would you react and what would you?