Friday, April 29, 2011

Work Day!

2011 Bring Your Child to Work Day!

Jimmy workin' hard!

The Los Angeles Fire Department put on wonderful demonstrations for the kids....

Arson Canine demonstration (pic above); Fire Station tours; dispatch center; different memorial areas (9/11 and an area memorializing every fire fighter that has lost his life in duty); where they train/test EMT's in cpr etc. with mechanical dummies that breath/have a pulse/talk, very computer techy! Pizza for lunch! They had a great day at work!:)

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Dogs on Thursdays...DOT!

Babysitter Fuji............she's constantly checking on the ducklings and whimpers to them! She also keeps the cats away from the bathroom.....they're not allowed near her ducks!!!:)

Happy DOT!

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

On the farm...

Duckies first time outside...they stick together and move as one!:)

Randy trying to eat the camera!

Randy getting so big!

The girls...two eggs a day!

Chicken coop progress before James got sick...

Wolfe Farms is going solar!:)

Monday, April 25, 2011

Bunny Nugget

Made this Bunny Nugget by Rebecca Danger for Jimmy's Easter...her patterns are so much fun to knit! Hope y'all had a wonderful weekend!

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Happy Easter!

Hope everyone has a blessed Easter!

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Dogs on Thursdays...DOT!

Busy taking care of Mama and Daddy...tuckered out pooch!

Happy DOT!

Wednesday, April 20, 2011


Silverbel blocking...

Pattern: Ishbel by Ysolda Teague

Yarn: Fitzwilliam: Colorway Silver Gray

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Dogs on Thursdays...DOT!

Fuji won the Simply Fido contest on Nichole's blog....she got her prize and just loves it!

Hugs and kisses Nichole!:)

Simply Fido Bamboo Rayon Nap Mats are reversible and quilted for extra softness.

We also received the Oliver Dog Ring Toy. Four squeakers are in the feet/hands which are super fun!

Getting it comfy...also shows how it is reversible! Of course Fuji likes the green side!:)

Snuggled down and ready for a good siesta!

UH..OH!! Someone has stolen her new bed! Trouble REALLY loves the new nap mat...he's barely left it!:) A big hit here on the farm!:) Thank so much Nichole!

Happy DOT! :)

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Stylish Blogger Award!

My wonderful friend, Rhoda, gave me this awesome, Stylish blogger Award! Thank you so much sweetie!:) Rules of award: 1. Thank the person who gave you the award and link to them. 2. Share 7 things about yourself. 3. Award it 7-15 others. Seven things about me: 1. I love you'd never guess that huh?!:) 2. I'm an only child. 3. I love to workout! 4. Got asked for my id at Walmart yesterday because I was buying beer! 5. Love Nick & Nora flannel pjs from Target...only these kind. 6. I do laundry every other day. 7. Lots of allergies (foods,meds,etc.) I award this to: Courtney, Nichole, Chan, Dawn, Neckio30, Sue, Bubblesknits, Cat, Ariel, Jen, Julie...

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Received my yarn I won from Nichole's contest...

Sereknity Impulse...worsted weight; 245 yds.; in the colorway Land of Oz.

Thank you so much Nichole and Heather!

A few of the babies...

Total of 31 birds accumulated this weekend!

(New Hampshire Reds, Red Sex-Links (Red Stars), Easter-Eggers (Ameraucanas), Silver-Laced Wyandottes, 3 color varieties of Giant Cochin (Blue, Black and Splash) French Guinea Keets, 3 ducklings)

These are from Odyssey Ranch.

Bacon & Eggs!

Lol, Randy with Nichole and Luanne!

Left is yesterday's egg and right is today from the Red Star (Luanne) :) Off to do chores....

Saturday, April 9, 2011

17th Anniversary!

"Only God could love you more..."

Friday, April 8, 2011

Fowl Friday!

Newly adopted! Our 4 month olds!

and our week olds.....Reds; Silver-lace Wyandottes; Araucana's; Splash Cochin's; ducklings...can't remember if there was another variety. Gonna go back for some New Hampshire Reds and maybe more.... :) Our anniversary prezzie to each other!:) Jimmy has named the yellow duck, Daisy and James has named the black/yellow duck, WHAT? lol

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Dogs on Thursdays...DOT!

Bath time!

Lathering up!
Warm, snuggly towel to dry off with...

Let her loose and she spaz's around the house...

Kicking pillows off the couch!

Clean, fresh apple pie smelling pup!

Happy DOT!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Whiskers on Wednesday!

Trouble chillin' on the couch...

Randy doing his kissy face...never said what kind of whiskers on Wednesday, lol! Have a great day!

WIP's: Scrappy Happy Blankie; Ishbel shawl; February Lady Sweater (kind of marinating in its project bag); TKGA hat...

Tuesday, April 5, 2011


Sunshine Yarns Classic Sock Mini's acquired on the last update....

Was just going to look at what was updated and saw Dani put up the minis...Jimmy came over cuz he heard me go "ooooh" and kept refreshing the page and doing the countdown..."Mom, there's only 4 left....3 left...2 left" .....hurry Jimmy click add to cart!!!! They are gorgeous!!

Came with: Badlands, Painted Desert, Desert Cactus, Kelp Forest, Black and Blue, and Peacock! Ooooh, I just thought I have a shawl pattern called Peacock, hmmmmm might be my next thing I need, lol!

Jimmy and I went and ordered his school books for next year....omg I'm going to have a high schooler! Boy does time fly! Ran into @psalm127 while we were there and chatted with her for a bit which was a nice surprise!

Monday, April 4, 2011

Alice Monster!

Sunshine Yarns Classic Sock in the colorway New Moon Alice...yarn held doubled with Knitpicks size 3 needles. This was for the Sunshine Yarnies KAL that ends today! Jimmy had the great idea to add fangs; love it!

Hope y'all had a great weekend!

Sunday, April 3, 2011

80th Birthday!

Happy 80th Birthday Grandma Alice!

Both of my grandmothers pictured above. Birthday girl on the right.

Made her this shawl for her birthday. It's the Haruni shawl by Emily Ross. Haruni means grandmother in elven Tolkien language.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Friday, April 1, 2011

No Foolin'!

No Fooling!

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