Cookies for Everyone!


They have announced the winner of the Country Animals photo contest here. THANK YOU for doing that for me!!!!

The winner receives $500 and a featured article in a future issue of Living the Country Life magazine. (If you go to their website, you can get a free subscription, by the way.)

P.S. You can also find their Facebook page here.


  1. ingrid66 says:

    Congratulations!! :sheep:

  2. Urbanite says:

    How wonderful! Congratulations!

  3. Pete says:

    Congratulations, Suzanne! And the kids. :snoopy:

  4. Heather N says:

    MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU & YOUR ANIMALS!!!! I can hear them already..they are making their list and wanting something extra special for their share in the win! LOL

  5. Lynne says:

    Wow! Congratulations!!! I’m so excited for you! :snoopy:

  6. ann says:

    Yeah clapping hands Congratulations Susanne You deserve it…
    I agree Cookies all around for the next month…
    Alas I could not get my FREE subscription as I live outside the USA I will keep my eyes peeled for your copy or maybe you can let us Know when it’s Published.
    Ann Happy dancing :dancingmonster: :woof: :snoopy:

  7. Whaledancer says:

    Woo-hoo! :woof: Congratulations!

  8. shirley says:

    We didn’t do it for you. You did it for us!We love you and your animals. We weep with you and rejoice with you.We feel like part of your family. :hug: :heart:

  9. Sandra in SC says:

    Woo Hoo!!!! Congratulations Suzanne and Critters!!!

  10. Blessings says:

    MERRY CHRISTMAS Suzanne! Hopefully, you can purchase yourself a lil something, besides paying bills! Not that paying our bills is bad…but Congrats!

  11. shirley says:

    Oh, and you make us laugh! πŸ˜€

  12. Melissa Marsh says:

    Yay, Suzanne! A Christmas blessing!!! :snoopy:

  13. Tori Lennox says:

    Congratulations!!! :snoopy: Very well deserved!

  14. Bev in CA says:

    Congratulatiions! All the love that flows about your home shows in all those special faces. Even when you don’t have a cookie they know they are loved. What a nice surprise to have in this year’s Christmas stocking. Blessings to you and your family. Merry Christmas!

  15. Joy says:

    OMG Suzanne!!!!!!!!!!! I can’t tell you how excited I am about this!!!!! I’m the one who initially told you about this contest (I sometimes sign-in under “Jo” from my other email addy).

    I can hardly wait to see you in their magazine! You know they have a tv show too, right? :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy:

  16. trish c says:

    Glad all the voting lead to you. You did have the BEST pics, hands down!!!

  17. Joy says:

    Sorry, but I just needed to add one more thing:

    I KNEW YOU WOULD WIN IT!!!!!! :shimmy: :shimmy: :shimmy:

  18. texwisgirl says:

    Fantastic!!! I am so glad for you and yours! I hope the magazine article brings in tons more followers for you too! We all love your posts, so the more the merrier!!! πŸ™‚ Definitely need to feed those goats and donkeys some cookies tonight! They earned it!

  19. CindyP says:

    YAY!!! Congratulations!!!! The little mini animals are starting to pay for their keep πŸ˜‰

  20. Joy says:

    On “Living the Country Life” facebook page, they announced the winners.

    Everyone should “friend” them and make a comment about Suzanne winning! :snoopy: :snoopy:

  21. Wendy B. says:

    I’m so happy and proud of you!! Congratulations!!!

  22. Margaret Rusnak says:

    Woohoo!! Congrats!

  23. Eve Davis says:

    So does that mean more COOKIES !

  24. Rose H says:

    What fabulous news Suzanne! Well deserved winner. 8) :shimmy: :shimmy:

  25. jan~n~tn says:

    He who blesses, is blessed! :hug:
    You give us so much each and every day. :snoopy:
    It was our/my pleasure to do just one simple thing to try and spread the word of how nice a person you are. :heart: This may lead to a lot more readers for you- we hope. :woof:

  26. Nancy in Iowa says:

    Major congratulations! At least there’s no one questioning your ownership of the photo this time!!!

  27. Jessica says:

    Yay! I knew you’d win! Congrats!!
    Signed up for a free subscription, thanks for mentioning about that. πŸ™‚

  28. CasieD says:

    Merry Christmas!!

  29. maryann says:


  30. Jane says:

    Congratulations!! Very well deserved as your pix are just amazing!

  31. Cathy J. says:

    I am so very happy for you!!!

  32. Barbee' says:

    Never a dull moment around your house! This is terrific! Celebration.. :snoopy:

  33. patrice says:

    Congratulations, Suzanne! One with such photogenic animals should be the winner!

  34. Grammie Earth says:

    YAYYY! I’m so glad for you…doesn’t come close to what YOU give to US!
    I love the way everyone is stretching / climbing for a cookie!

  35. Rosemeri B. says:

    Great Job!! None of the other entries came anywhere close to being as good as yours. Please, please, please consider my suggestion that you use your creative talents to write children’s books about your wonderful animals using your fabulous photos.

  36. Grammie Earth says:

    They know they are Internet Stars!!

  37. MMHONEY says:

    How Wonderful !!!!!!!!!

  38. Michelle says:

    Congrats, Suzanne! I can’t wait to read the article! :woof:

  39. Yvonne says:

    I knew you would win – your pix were the best. I viewed a lot of the other entries and none compared to yours! Merry Christmas!!!

  40. lizzie says:

    Congratulations!!!!!! Suznne! you deserve to win!!!! I love all of the animals! now go and feed them a cookie! :woof: :woof: :woof:

  41. Mary says:

    Congratulations on your well deserved win. Yaaaaah!

  42. Denise :) says:

    There was never a doubt — glad they made it official! Congratulations; even if you weren’t one of my favorite blogs out there, I’d have chosen your pics!! πŸ™‚

  43. Carrie Johnston says:

    It was fun voting for you, congratulations!

  44. drucillajoy says:

    Congratulations!!!!…you deserve it & so do those beautiful animals…Merry Christmas πŸ˜€

  45. Helen says:

    Congratulations, although I can’t imagine anyone else’s photo ever came close πŸ™‚ Who in the world could beat the gang?!?!?


  46. Mz E says:

    Congrats Suzanne!!! I’m sure Clover is shopping for her new tiara as we celebrate her/your victory!

  47. Debby says:

    That is GREAT! Congratulations, your photo was awesome! :snoopy:

  48. Sheila Z says:

    LOL, your photos are more valuable than you told Dave at Countryside Mag! Congratulations, you deserve it!

  49. bonita says:

    Hat…Horn…Confetti!!!! er Cookies!
    You need new business cards: Suzanne McMinn, farm life potographer

  50. Sundownr / Bev says:

    :shimmy: YAY :shimmy: !! Congrats!!


  51. farmershae says:

    YAY! I can’t wait to see you and the farm animals in a featured article!!!! I’ll tell everyone, “I know that gal!!”

  52. Deb says:

    I said it before CONGRATS! And Merry Christmas!! I knew you would do it :sun:
    :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy:

  53. Mother of a ROCKSTAR says:

    We all have know just how cute they all are…now everyone knows!! Congratulations, Cookies all around please for the gang.

  54. Darlene says:

    Congrats Suzannne! It’s been a joy to do somthing for your and yours….you do so much for us every day. Love your entire gang!

    Darlene in Ks

  55. rileighsmom1 says:

    Congratulations, Suzanne!!! :woof:

  56. AnnieB says:

    Yaaaayyy Suzanne! You and your loving animals have done it!!!! It’s all about the love you have for your animals and the love they have for you. SO GREAT!!!!! Merry Christmas!!!

  57. Leann says:

    yay for you AND the animals Suzanne. Congratulations!

  58. mary kellogg says:

    Congratulations, Suzanne! You are loved by your readers! Yay!

  59. windspiritwhimsies says:

    Yay! Congratulations!Glad we were able to help. Can’t wait to see you featured in the magazine! :woof:

  60. Leah says:

    Yipee :shimmy: I am happy for you Suzanne!

  61. Julia says:

    AWESOME! :sun: an early present for Christmas. :shimmy:

  62. Becky says:

    You SO deserve this.

  63. JOJO says:

    :woof: :sheep: :sheepjump: :cowsleep: :snoopy: :happypuppy: :pinkbunny: :heart: :help: :butterfly: :moo: :snuggle: :happybu CONGRATULATIONS!

  64. auntbear says:

    cookies all around,eh? :happyflower:

  65. Miss Becky says:

    This is great news Suzanne!!! Congratulations! I’m so happy for you, but I knew you’d win it! :yes: :yes: :yes:

  66. brookdale says:

    Congratulations to you and the animals! :sheepjump:

  67. Sandi says:

    Oh, this is just great, Suzanne! Congratulations! I hope everyone in the winning pic will enjoy some of the winnings! :duck:

  68. Elizabeth Gastemire says:

    :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy:

    I am so excited for you Suzanne! I have checked the site every day since Dec. 1st. hoping they would choose YOU and THE GANG!

    Yesterday it was still not announced! But today was your day!
    So great for you to celebrate. What’s the saying?
    “All good things come to those who wait!”

    Happy Holidays and Healthy Happy New year 2011!

    THANK YOU for all the joy and laughter you bring to us every day!

    Hugs: Liz in PA

  69. Karen B says:

    Woohoo – there’s nothing I like better than hearing wonderful news! Congrats to you and to all the animals who posed so prettily (is that a word?) Bring on the cookies! :eating:

  70. Brenda says:

    Such wonderful news :hug:
    You deserve this win — you are the best :woof:

  71. CindyS says:

    How exciting! Congratulations … you deserve it! :sun:

  72. Deborah R says:

    Congratulations to you and your models! Well done!

  73. Barbie says:

    Congratulations to you, Suzanne! You really are the best.

  74. gldno1 says:

    You deserved the win! I love that begging picture.

  75. Jeanne says:

    YES! I knew you would win! Congratulations and Merry Christmas :snoopy:

  76. IowaCowgirl says:

    Wonderful!!! I had no doubt you were the winner!!!!

  77. Snapper says:

    WOOT! Can’t wait to see the article. πŸ™‚
    Congrats to all the winners.

  78. Minna says:

    :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy: Congratulations! :snoopy: :snoopy:

    Cliff Richard – Congratulations

  79. leanna says:

    A nice Christmas gift! Congrats!

  80. M.J. says:

    Congratulations! Your photos bring such pleasure each day–you totally deserve the prize!

  81. andrea pierce says:

    Congratulations! That’s one of my favorite pictures. And I went online and ordered their magazine this morning! Thanks for the info!

  82. DarleneS says:

    Those creatures deserve to win. They really keep me entertained. Of course I have my favorites. LOL :sheep: :chicken: :sheepjump: :cowsleep: :moo: :duck:

  83. Cousin Sheryl says:


    :snoopy: :woof: :sheepjump:



  84. Cheryl says:

    Yay! No one deserves it more than you Suzanne! Have a Merry Christmas!

  85. 4jsMOM says:

    Suzanne, you are the best. Congratulations on this win. We love you and your stories and your animals.

  86. holstein woman says:

    Pretty much sounds like it has been said, but what the heck, I’ll join in, CONGRATULATIONS! :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy:

    Lisabeth Olson

  87. Mary Ellen says:

    Congratulations Suzanne, I so wanted you to win. Woohoo!!!! :snoopy: :woof:

  88. Richelle says:

    Wonderful! I voted for you every day! Now do yourself a favor, woman, and buy yourself a set of snowchains for your car with this money!

    Sunny greetings from Spain

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