Sunday, April 18, 2010

NAPKINS RINGS FOR THE{ beach house} LAKEHOUSE

 

 

MATAMORPHOSIS MONDAY

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MOTIVATE ME MONDAY

Today I am joining

1. It’s  So Very Creative 

2. Make it Monday

3. Mosaic Monday

4. Motivate Me Monday

5.  Metamorphosis Monday

Before I show my copied craft, I want to give an update on Miss Pearl…….some of you may recall I was worried that she had broken her leg.  She has been laying under the Wisteria bush for about 4 days and I have been taking her food and water.  Today in all the rain, I saw her walking around with Mr.Tom and the other hens……she has a slight limp.  I am so happy, she is my favorite.

I am always looking for ideas for the lake house and I saw some napkin rings with shells made by Beth and I made some of my own.

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Please visit the above blogs and see tons of creative projects.

Happy Monday!

Barbara

Friday, April 16, 2010

UPDATE ON OUR TURKEY SITUATION!

 

AS SOME OF YOU MAY HAVE REALIZED, I AM

TAKING  A BREAK, NOT A PLANNED ONE.  THIS

BREAK IS NEEDED BECAUSE THERE IS SO MUCH

HAPPENING ON THE BAR H.

THE THREE HENS ARE STILL HERE, BUT MISS

PEARL, my favorite, SEEMS TO HAVE BROKEN

HER “ankle” AND I AM NOT SURE WHAT IS GOING

TO HAPPEN WITH HER.

Today they are coming to replant out pasture.  This winter we are the victims of Army Worms and they destroyed nearly all the grass in the pasture.

This means we have no grass for our goats and  we are forced to turn them loose in parts of the property that are not properly fenced.

It also means we have a crew due today and tomorrow  to disk the entire pasture and replant.

Tomorrow, I have crew another crew coming to fence a part of the back pasture to prevent the goats from getting into our neighbors property and prevent the predators from hopefully getting in.

The part that makes it hard on me……….Roy is at work and I am in charge of being sure everything is done correctly……..

YEP…you guessed it…….WHAT DOES A CITY GIRL

KNOW ABOUT PUTTING UP FENCE…..NOT MUCH,

BUT I HAVE 2 PAGES OF INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW

ROY WANTS IT DONE.

My neighbor, not next door, my next door neighbor is about  6+ acres away on one side, informed me yesterday that he had trapped three Bobcats and killed about 15+ coyotes in his back pasture, which joins ours where I am having to put up new fence.  I will start carrying my gun back there with me, but I doubt the cowards would come out while I am back there.

Thank goodness I have Pilgrim and Mary to guard my goats. 

Well, I also have been trying to work in my yard, keep the house clean and do some crafting.  I am making gift tags to give as a thank you for the hostess when I play bridge or bunko.

Well, if you have stuck around long enough to read this entire  PITY PARTY I am having….I will stop and let you move on.

Hopefully by Wednesday, when Roy comes home, things will have settled down and I can get back to visiting and maybe post a word or two.

On days like this, it is nice to have blogging friends to leave messages.

Barbara

Monday, April 12, 2010

Wow, I am overwhelmed!!!!!

 

Today I checked my blog and found three awards waiting for me from CC@Lace’n’RibbonRoses.  What an honor……Thanks CC.

Humane Award 2

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Please visit CC and see the other more deserving bloggers.

Mr. Tom thinks they are for him and I guess they are.   He is an  award in himself. 

Thanks again CC.   Happy Monday to all.

Barbara

 

Friday, April 9, 2010

THERE’S A PARTY GOING ON!

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We are celebrating at the Bar H and thanks to Beverly@How Sweet the Sound, we can share our happy event with all of you.

Hello, My name is Tom T. and I live at the Bar H with Roy and Barbara, 6 dogs, 6 cats, ducks and about 80 goats.  Things have not gone to good for me lately.     I have been moping around the yard,  well how would you feel if you were me.  No mate and I had looked everywhere.

Thursday afternon  I saw Roy and Barbara pull up in the truck with a big cage and WOW!……..I couldn’t believe my Eyes!
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There was a cage full of the most beautiful Ladies I have seen in a while.  To be honest there were only three, but to these happy eyes it looked like hundreds.
I rushed to my closet and put on my best,  well listen, I need to look nice for my visitors.

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I rushed back to that big cage and introduced my self.  Boy are they pretty ladies. 
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I was dancing around the yard, trying to show them what a handsome fellow I was.  I walked over to the cage and Bang……..

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It was love at first sight!!!

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Being the gentleman that I am, I invited all three ladies to have lunch. One lady was so excited that she laid an egg.  Boy that is real love……did you ever lay an egg for you favorite Guy?  No, then stop laughing.
We are still getting to know each other, but I am looking forward to having a great family real soon.

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I want to thank all of you for your concerns and kind remarks about my sad dilemma.   It is nice to have such caring friends.
Life is good again!!!!!!
I ask Barbara if she would take some pictures of the new ladies, my camera is broken.
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Here are the pictures I took for Mr.Tom’s  of his new lady friends.


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This is Miss Pearl, she is a young hen and she stays right with Mr. Tom.

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Here is Miss Gypsy, when we opened the cage this morning, she took off and left and went down the road.  Later she came back…I guess the grass wasn’t greener on the other side.

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Last but not least is Big Nose Kate,I am not sure if  you can see her beak, but it is very large and curved. 

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Mr. Tom has been courting since we unloaded  the cage Thursday afternoon, he is so excited, he has even stopped to eat.
He has his wings full taking care and keeping up with three hens.

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So for now, all is well at the Bar H.  I think I forgot to mention that Roy brought home a young cat (wild as a March hare) several days ago and she is in the den in a large kennel while I try to tame her so she will hang around.
Live is never dull……now is getting ready to build some nesting boxes for the hens he wants to buy.
Life just gets more interesting for this City Girl married to a Country Boy………
Barbara

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Tablescape Thursday, Thankful Thursday, Thrifty Thursday and Vintage Thingies Thursday.

 

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Thanks to all the ladies above: 

Susan @ Between Naps on the Porch

Rhondi @ Rose Colored Glasses

Leigh@ Tales from Bloggeritaville

Suzanne @ Colorado Lady

I am well aware that I am cheating

but I am in real need of Turkeys……

yes 2 (two) turkey HENS.   Ms Hen was

killed and Mr. Tom T is suffering

something terrible.

So I pray the above ladies and all my blogger friends will forgive me this time and help me find 2 turkey hens.

This was the only way I knew to reach so many people at one time.  Of course it would only work if the hens were in Texas, but I thought some of you might appreciate my problem.

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Here is a picture of the handsome fellow, it you want to show it to the hens.

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These are pictures of Mr. T’s table, as you can see, he is a very refined turkey.

He is also very thrifty, what he does not eat for lunch, he cover with plastic wrap and saves for supper.

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He also searches the ads for sales on bags of corn.

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Mr. Tom T will be ever so grateful for any leads you

might have that will lead him to HENS!

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Well Mr. T and I have racked our brain for something

vintage to satisfy the Colorado Lady and the only 

thing or person we could find that was vintage was

ME!  I am getting older by the minute trying to find

Mr. T a couple of mates.

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Now you all know this is not me…….I have short hair, but what the heck !!!!!   Ok, you can stop laughing and get out there and find some turkeys!

Have a great day !

Barbara

EXCITING POST WILL BE HERE TOMORROW, DON’T MISS IT!!!

BE SURE YOU ARE HERE

THURSDAY FOR MY 

POST!

BARBARA

Monday, April 5, 2010

Mosaic Monday

 

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If you hurry over to Mary’s Little Red House, you can find some beautiful mosaics,  tell her Purple Goat Lady sent you!  You will get a discount?

finally something is blooming in my yard!

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white flowers best

rose,etc

Isn’t Spring beautiful?

Happy monday.

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Sunday, April 4, 2010

Spiritual Sunday EASTER

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Drawing Heaven~ This is amazing!

This CNN clip is awesome and well worth the 3 minutes it takes to view it.  The images of God painted by a 12 year old child. She started painting at age 4. Her Mother is an atheist so God was never discussed in their home. She gives God the credit for her talent as she has never had an art lesson. She was on Oprah last year.
This 3 minute clip from CNN is phenomenal.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmm-0-Rdxo8&feature=related

  HAPPY EASTER!

 

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Friday, April 2, 2010

RABBITS, RABBITS AND MORE RABBITS!

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HAPPY PINK SATURDAY TO ONE AND ALL….HOP OVER TO BEVERLY’S AND CHECK OUT ALL THE BLOGGERS SHOWING EASTER OR PINK TODAY.

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MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOURS AND MAY IT BE THE BEST EASTER EVER!

 

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