Saturday, February 14, 2009

Goodbye Cowboy!

Remember Cowboy? That's Cowboy in the front with Bambi standing behind him. Today we bid farewell to Cowboy. He stayed with us four weeks, but hopefully we'll have a few reminders of him in about five months! (Now we just have to clean that stinky boy smell out of the barn!)

This also went with him. Well, not Cowboy, specifically, but his very kind owners who let us borrow Cowboy. It's another Bit of Whimsy doll. I just knew this goat would be the perfect thank you for the loan of Cowboy. And it was as good an excuse as any to buy another Bit of Whimsy pattern!

And just for the fun of it, here's some chicken shots. One of our hens was in the barn so she didn't make it into the group shot. We've had two 3-egg days this week. Guess the longer days are helping with egg productivity.


Leasmom February 15, 2009 at 7:46 AM  

What a cute doll and I like the pictures of your run and barn. Very nice.

Anonymous February 15, 2009 at 9:37 AM  

He's a flashy boy I bet you'll get some pretty kids.The doll is great,will you be making anymore goat dollies?

Melissa February 16, 2009 at 7:34 AM  

Thank you for taking great care of Cowboy. I hope he made pretty babies with the girls. Thank you so much for the Bit of Whimsy Goat - I've placed 'her' on my guest bed for all visitors to see!- and the Destiny Groves Farm dish towel has a special place in the kitchen!

Jennifer February 16, 2009 at 4:14 PM  

Cowboy is quite the handsome fellow! I bet you get some pretty kids from him. That goat doll is just too cute!

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I am a thirty-something mother of two girls and a boy ranging from preschool to middle school. My husband and I keep working and reworking on our goal of raising our family healthier. Our house is a constant work under construction--adding on and remodeling. We're happy to have bought our property a few years ago, but as any homeowners know, owning a home just adds to your list of projects and chores because there's always improvements to be made and maintenance to be done. On our burgeoning homestead, we have chickens, guineas, a few goats, and our most recent additions-rabbits.
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I picked the name Petalz and Finz a couple years ago when I decided to try Etsy out. I wanted to custom make some baby related items and have things for girls and boys. I felt the name incorporated both my kids (at the time) into it--petalz for Ivy and finz for Finn.

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