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or the lack there of…

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Posted by on September 27, 2012 in My Thoughts, The Farm

 

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makes me smile everytime…

so i thought i’d share it with you!

this is my teeny-tiny’s very first attempt/success at crawling! can’t believe i caught it on tape…hero cookie for mommy!

 
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Posted by on September 18, 2012 in My Thoughts

 

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I think we are going to do this!

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*image from here*

I think I will spend some time this week collecting sticks with the kids.

This looks like a good winter project!!

 
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Posted by on August 27, 2012 in Home Sweet Home

 

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Reader Request…Meg!!

This week’s reader request comes from Meg, she is as country as they come, but works downtown in the big city. She is hoping for some help to let her roots show through, but in a way that will work at work… (LOL)

Here are some ideas for you, Meg…basically, invest your $$ in some FABULOUS suits, pieces that you can mix and match, jackets, pants and skirts…then add the “YOU” to it with accessories. Pick accessories that looks expensive, if you want to invest, go for it, but remember to pick items that are classic and will look fab forever. For the cheaper pieces, go to stores that do fabulous copies of what is on trend today for less $$…here in Canada, The Bay does an AMAZING job…not too sure what to reccomend for the USA…any suggestions from you darlings?!

And keep the western/country reference subtle, just a touch here and there, makes for a classier look than the INYOURFACE western stuff…i.e.blingy belts, cowboy boots (not in the workplace), feathers, etc. And try to keep the “western” to just one item in your look, more than that is overkill.

This first polyvore page shows some examples of accessories I adore…

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Some fun ideas!

If you are anything like me, your days have been filled with…

“I’m bored.”

“I wan go ow-side.”

*scream* “That’s mine” *smack* “Mommy!!!”

That’s right.

Bored kids, trapped inside because of snow and wind and ugly temperatures…

But through my (LOVE) pinterest, there is something you can do, don’t panic, pour a (TINY) bit more Baileys in your coffee and try some of these ideas!

*from here*

Plant Pals

*from here*

84 easy kids crafts Easy Kids Crafts

*from here*

*from here*

 
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Posted by on February 26, 2012 in My Thoughts

 

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Old-fashioned fun…

 

Nothing beats  a great snow angel!

 
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Posted by on December 13, 2011 in My Thoughts, The Farm

 

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Ca-ute Giveaway!!

I have ANOTHER giveaway!!!!

Don’t I have some darn fabulous readers with amazing talents?!?

This week’s giveaway is from Purple Banner Designs….

I ADORE their custom and ready-made baby and kids stuff…finally some farm/cattle themed baby stuff that isn’t all Holstein!!

Up for grabs is winner’s choice of either a beanie hat…

Or a baby blanket!!

These are perfect for this fall weather we are having and would be great for that new baby in your life…niece, nephew, yours, friend’s….etc. I have one in every category coming up…I will be putting in a big order soon!!!

To enter…

1- Head over to Purple Banner Design facebook page, like them and come back here and leave a comment!

2- Head over to the Purple Banner Designs website and then come back here and leave a comment about your favorite feature or product that they have!

3- Leave a comment here telling me who this will be for!!!

4- Tweet, blog or facebook about this giveaway and leave a comment here telling me so!!

Good luck! Contest will close Friday, Sept 16 at midnight!

xoxo

Cathryn

AND…if you want to put an order in…Bethany has offered a 10% discount on all orders received before Oct. 1st, and any Christmas orders need to be in by November 26th!!

 
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Posted by on September 13, 2011 in Contests, My Thoughts

 

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