Monday, December 29, 2014

Seeds, Family, Deer, Christmas, & Give-Away

This afternoon, I sat down with my seed box and inventoried my seed packets, to determine what seeds I need to add to my seed collection, and I came up with a very nice list.  With my list in hand, I pulled out my seed catalogs……and started circling seeds I planned on ordering to replenish my seed collection, in preparation for my spring garden.      

Last year’s onions didn’t really amount to much.  I decided I really wanted some nice onions to put away for use in the future, and needed to find a good company to order from.  I also wanted to receive a little instruction on onion growing, since obviously I wasn’t doing something right.  So after reading a post made by a friend, Texan…..I asked her about her onions in an e-mail. 

I learned a few things, and placed an order today from Texan’s source, Dixondale Farms. I ordered one bunch (5 dozen) onion’s seeds; they should be here in a couple of weeks.  

I found a great deal on organic small snack size carrots at the grocery store the other day.  Picked up several bags, canned them, and added them to the pantry.


Bulldog Man went hunting with his friend at his friend’s camp/deer lease and had a blast.  There were several deer stands on this deer lease property, which was over 300+ acres.

This was a holiday shoot therefore; requiring a special license for an antlerless hunt.  Bulldog Man brought home a deer.

Tonight, we will be processing SOME of the venison for the freezer.  If you’re squeamish don’t look at the next picture.

A picture of our daughter, M…. came here to visit us from Dallas, with her dog, Oscar, just before Christmas.  Her boyfriend, MK, couldn’t make it.  His mom was sick and was having medical tests. 

It was really nice to see M….. Bulldog Man got to see her with her boyfriend about 6 months ago, when he was out of town on a job site.  M is all grown up, lives on her own, and has an amazing job.  Her Dad and I are proud of all of her accomplishments; as we are with both of our sons S, and Tank.  

Our son, S, his wife S+, and their kids celebrated Christmas early since our S had to work.  He works out in the oil fields; long days, comes home for a week to be with his family, and then he heads back out to the oil fields. 

Bulldog Man was able to see both S and S+ when they came up from Texas on a long motorcycle ride.  They were trying out their new motorcycle; at the time, I was down at my Mom’s house, taking care of her.  Hopefully, I’ll be able to see S, S+, and our grandbabies soon.

Tank has been enjoying his new job. He works nights, so we don’t see him that much.  He’s happy; he just received a salary increase.

My sister, K sent a beautiful Edible Arrangement of fruit to our house for Christmas.  She knew we were having company, and understood our daughter, M, is a vegetarian. 

The arrangement was delicious and was a hit with everyone.  Thank you Sis for the fruit arrangement, love you!

Oh um……I tried to get a picture of the arrangement before everyone tackled it.  I was a bit late on getting the camera out…..sorry.  Here’s a picture of what the arrangement looked like from Edible Arrangements.


Finally, if you haven’t registered for the Swiss Tech Emergency Hammer Give-Away, go here and register.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

It Snowed!

The sky was beautiful as we headed into town Thursday night.

Early Friday night it snowed until Saturday afternoon.  It’s just a tad chilly, lol…..


Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

*****Give - Away***** Safety

Use the Swiss Tech Emergency Hammer when doors and windows fail to operate due to vehicle damage, fire, or submersion.  Use pointed end to break glass or use the flat end to aid in repairs.  Reflective triangle can be used to signal oncoming traffic. 

This device can be used to break glass, cut the seat belt, use as a hammer, reflector tape used for signaling for help, and has a protective cap. 

This tool is 5.25” x 3.0” x 0.8”, and weighs 4.4 ounces.

Would you like to win this prize??  If so, follow the instructions below.

To enter the drawing, place a comment below in the comment section of this post.  Entries must be received by Thursday, January 1, 2015 by 11:59 PM. 

The drawing will be held Friday afternoon, January 2, 2015.  All names will be placed in a bowl, and a name will be pulled from the bowl Friday evening, January 2, 2015. 

If your name is picked as a winner, I will post your name on a winner notification post on my blog. You will have 4 business days to respond to me by e-mail. If there is no response, your entry will be null (void), and I will be required to pick another winner.

How To Enter
Your comment needs to be placed on this give-away page. 

In your own words tell me what type of safety features you’ve placed in your vehicle to protect your family in case of an emergency.

All entries must be made on the comment form of this post.  One entry per person.  

Good Luck Everyone!!!!