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Blog Awards!

* Thanks so much Alana Munro, for nominating me for 4 blog awards! You’re amazing!

* Check out Alana’s blog – The Author Who Supports- http://alanamunroauthor.com/2013/07/18/crikey-another-blogging-award/comment-page-1/#comment-930


inner-peace-award* The first award is the Inner Peace Award.

* In order to accept this award, you have to say something nice about your nominees. :)

* My nominees are encouraging, interesting, and kind.







liebster-blog-award* The second award is the Liebster Blog Award.

* This has rules if you want to accept this one…

*1.Nominate eleven bloggers for the Liebster Blog Award.  2.Notify the bloggers. 3. Ask eleven questions the bloggers must answer upon receiving the nomination. 4. Answer the eleven questions you were asked when you were nominated. 5. Link back to the person who nominated you. 6. List 11 random facts about yourself.


Questions for my nominees:

1. North or South?

2. East or West?

3. What is the silliest baby name you’ve heard recently?

4. Salt or sugar?

4. What is your idea of a perfect day?

5. City or country?

6. Roller coast or Ferris wheel?

7. What was your least favorite subject in school?

8. What was your favorite subject in school?

9. Do you like answering questions about yourself?
10. What’s one classic novel you can’t seem to get through?

11. If you could visit the past, what era would you visit?

Questions from Alana to Me: 

1. Favourite movie of all time?  Legends of the Fall 

2. What makes you angry? When I don’t “get” something right away. 

3. What makes you cry? The sad animal commercial with the Sara McLachlan song. 

4. What makes you laugh? My wiener dogs, Gustav & Samantha. 

5. Do you have any pets? Yes, the two wiener dogs and two cats, Ross & Phoebe. 

6. If you could do any job in the world, you’d be a….? Stay at home writer!!!!!! 

7. What’s wrong with politics in 2013? They’re all narcissists but then I suppose you’d have to be to actual want the positions. 

8. What book can you read over and over again? To Kill a Mockingbird 

9. How do you feel about religion? I consider myself spiritual, not religious. 

10. What bugs you about modern life? Phones- I really dislike talking on the phone so I text whenever possible. 

11. What quality do you look for in a friend? Support in my writing endeavors! 

11 Random Facts About Me

1. I’m a coffee addict

2. I don’t like moths

3. I’m an introvert

4. I love to travel and have been to 38 states

5. I don’t have much rhythm even though I took ballet, tap, and jazz for many years

6. I was born a month early, less than an hour before Friday the 13th

7. I wish there were more hours in the day

8. I’d like to learn to play the piano, take photography and art classes

9. I hardly ever cook

10. I’m somewhat of a neat freak

11. I have a lot of black clothes


The third award is the Super Sweet Blogging Award 

* If you accept his award:

1. Thank the Super Sweet Blogger that awarded you.

2. Answer five Super Sweet questions.

3. Include the Super Sweet Blogging Award image in your blog post.

4. Nominate a baker’s dozen (13) other bloggers and notify them.

The Questions: 

1. Cookies or cake? White cake with vanilla frosting 

2. Favourite sweet treat? Mint Chocolate Chip Ice cream

3. Sweet nick name? My husband calls me baby cakes

4. Sweetest thing anyone has ever done for you? I’d have to say just about everything my mom does for me. She’s the sweetest person I know. 

5. Sweetest memory? My sweetest memories usually happen on vacation, especially at the beach. I’m happiest near the ocean.


very inspirational* And the forth award is the Very Inspiring Blog Award





Like Alana, I’m going to nominate all four awards to the following fabulous bloggers:

1. http://sarahcradit.wordpress.com/

2. http://authorakanderson.wordpress.com/

3. http://andrewtoynbee.wordpress.com/

4. http://authorunpublished.wordpress.com/

5. http://blackandwrite.wordpress.com/

6. http://ts-casamariposa.blogspot.com/

7.  http://chrishiltonwriter.wordpress.com/

8. http://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/

9. http://chrismcmullen.wordpress.com/

10.  http://crissilangwell.com/

11. http://damyantiwrites.wordpress.com/

12. http://shapingdestinythebook.com/

13. http://johnwhowell.com/

14. http://greenembers.wordpress.com/

15. http://julianfroment.wordpress.com/

16. http://katherinemgotthardt.wordpress.com/

17. http://kmalexander.me/

18. http://kcrosswriting.com/

19. http://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/

20. http://legendsofwindemere.com/

21. http://leila-gaskin.com/

22. http://lindaghill.wordpress.com/

23. http://melissajanda.wordpress.com/

24. http://nwharrisbooks.wordpress.com/

25. http://petitemagique.wordpress.com/

26. http://readfulthingsblog.com/

27. http://andrawatkins.com/

28. http://www.thenovelreviewer.com/

29. http://firstnovelblog.wordpress.com/

30. http://seancookeofficial.wordpress.com/



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  1. That commercial makes me cry as well, for the record. I’m glad we’re on the same page with that one.

    Thanks so much for the nominations! It’s like we’re BBF’s. Best Blogging Friends.
    Katie Cross recently posted…Your Novel is Not a Text Message, Okay?My Profile

  2. T_T Thank you so much for the nominations Kristy! <3 You are always such a lovely person!
    Cary Morton recently posted…Book Review: The GenesisMy Profile

  3. WOW, THANK YOU Kristy, I’m overwhelmed – Forget branches to extend my Awards Cabinet – I’m sending out for another tree!

  4. Congratulations, and thank you very much :)
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  5. Wow! Thank you for the nominations and congratulations on all your awards Kristy! You are definitely deserving of them :-)

  6. Thank you so much for the awards and congratulations to you as well

  7. Thank you so much for thinking me worthy of your list, Kristy. Congratulations on your well-deserved accolades.
    Andra Watkins recently posted…Touched for the Very First TimeMy Profile

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  9. Hi Kristy! Here is my post for these awards. Thanks again! :)

    AK Anderson recently posted…Sweet Inner Peace Blog awardsMy Profile

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