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4 Different Awards

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4 Different Awards

In September I was nominated for 4 different awards by Crystal Stewart  Please my friends, do yourself a favor, hop over and meet and greet her @ CRYSTAL’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE as well as WELCOME TO CRYSTAL’S SITE(ORIGINALLY COUNTRY LIVING)
Yes, it’s hard to believe, but she nominated me for the following 4 awards!

The Get To Know Me Tag

get to know me

Sunshine Blogger Award


The Blue Sky Tag

TRH Blue Sky Tag

The Liebster Award


I will use one set of rules and one set of questions from Crystal to respond to all these awards:

The Rules:

  1. Give 11 questions.
  2. Tag 11 people.
  3. Answer the 11 questions given to you.
  4. Don’t forget to thank the person who nominated/ tagged you.

My Answers to Crystal’s Questions Are:

  1. How Old Are You? Old enough to be classified as a “Senior”
  2. What Is Your Job And Do You Like Your Job? Yes I still have a full-time day job as an Office Manager in the Travel Industry
  3. Do You Like School And If You’re Out Of School, Did You Like School? Not in school, thank goodness.
  4. What Is Your Main Goal In Life? To be happy, and have quality time with my husband, children, and grand-kids. 
  5. Do You Have Any Pets And If You Do, What Kind Of Animals Do You Have? At present, unfortunately, I do not have any pets.
  6. Do You Like To Travel And If So, Where? Yes, I love to travel and  I prefer to explore new areas never visited before.
  7. Do You Have Any Brothers Or Sisters And If So, How Many Of Each? I have one sister and two brothers.
  8. What’s Your Favorite Sport and Why? I love to watch Rugby (coming from SA), love ice-hockey (living in Canada for the past 20 years)
  9. Where Does Your Best Friend Live As Opposed To Where You Live? My daughter, and fortunately only 45 minutes drive away from me.  
  10. Do You Collect Anything? Yes, I collect recipe books
  11. Tell Me A Random Fact About I love the outdoors and wish I can be there every day. 

My Questions For My Nominees Are:

  1. Where do most visits to your blog come from
  2. Name a musical instrument/s you play/played.
  3. What is your biggest wish you want to be fulfilled
  4. What is your favorite book
  5. Name a very special moment in your life.
  6. What prompted you to start blogging
  7. What are the principles that you live by
  8. Do you have any hobbies, other than Blogging
  9. Do you have any advice to new bloggers
  10. As a food blogger, I need to ask this:  Which do you like best: Cooking or Baking
  11. Share a link to your best post(s)

My Nominees Are:

  1. Judy
  2.  Ruta
  3. Linda
  4. Shehanne
  5. Carol
  6. Mr. M
  7. Love & Umami
  8. Rachel
  9. Ellen
  10. Lorelle
  11. Betcha

Thanks again Crystal for the nominations.
You are under no obligation to accept, although my wish and hope are that the nomination will mean something to you, and I will sincerely appreciate it if you do accept the nomination.  Please feel free to do a post on one or all 4 awards, you decide.
This is my way to say that I care about each of you and I wish to give credit where credit is due, as you are an exceptional blogger!

  • Make tomorrow more amazing than today!
  • Just believe in yourself and dream big.
  • Do not give up on your hopes. Take care always.


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42 thoughts on “4 Different Awards”

  1. Eseme, Love all your answers especially #1. I chuckled at that one-no offense. You deserve all these awards for a great blog. Thanks for the boost on my blogs. I appreciate the shout outs. You answered Question #1 perfectly.

    • hihi – Thanks Crystal – Just a quick question. Do you still see my old site on my new one? I have upgraded to self-hosting yesterday, and you’re the first to leave a comment, so just wondering what you saw. Please let me know as I am very interested to know where you landed.

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  3. Congratulations Esme on 4 awards!! Thank you so much for the nomination and recognition as well.I have yet to participate in the get to know me tag, so will definitely participate in that one. Enjoy the rest of the weekend. Xx

  4. Wow, 4 awards and very well deserved Esme…I am very flattered for the nominations( I am) an award free blog…. Purely because I struggled to find the time to commit to them and not because I wasn’t grateful. for receiving them… I will have a look and do my best but it will be only one and Thank you, my friend 🙂

  5. I’m so busy saying thank you, I almost forgot to congratulate you on your award! I enjoyed learning more about you.😊


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