A Weekend at the Farm

We spent the weekend at the farm. It was a much needed get away. We loaded up the hounds and off we went.

Bones is not impressed with having to share a crate with his sister, Crystal. “MOM! She’s touching me!”

The dogs were especially grateful when we arrived at the farm.

20150523_102203It was a pleasantly busy day on the farm. Tractors to fix. Fields to plow. Gardens to plant.



Bed time was cozy. Slept in the trailer and had the hounds with for a little cuddle time.






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Chicken Noodle Sunday


Its an amazing day…a bit on the cool side. OK, so maybe -23 degrees at 1:00pm isn’t considered balmy, but I’m in the house and it is sunny so easy enough to fool one into believing it is a near spring-like day The dogs are a little more in tune with reality.


Today is the first race of the NASCAR season! The All American Race Daytona 500! Love watching the race! Go Junior!! Perfect time for me to sit and watch the race and work on my latest crochet project. This is my version of the Tri-Color Afghan for the upcoming Spring Into Summer for BBR fundraising event. Dog hair included.


Joey was pretty fascinated with the race. He had never really seen one and loved spending time with Papa watching it.


As tradition dictates it is also the day to try new recipes. Today its homemade Chicken and Noodles. I will throw out the recipe in a bit once its done. I’m inspired by a number of people when I cook: Ree Drummond (The Pioneer Woman) is one of them. The dinner I am making today is a version of her recipe for Homemade Chicken and Noodles. You have got to browse her recipes. I love her down-home style cooking, her writing style and her Basset Hound Charlie! Anyway, the finished product was delicious!!

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Until next time – stay warm and hug your hounds!


2013 Bark For Life

I want to thank everyone who donated to Team Basset (and to me). With your generous support we raised $1,210!

Go Team Basset! Sue with Henry and Lisa with Gracie, Tank & Bones. 

I was also honored with being the top fundraiser!

I wasn’t able to get any photos of the walk because I also was invited to carry the survivor’s banner with three other awesome women! I’m sure there will be photos to come that I can share.

The walk wasn’t the only thing happening. There were vendors for shopping, the MN School of Business Vet Tech students were on hand doing free nail trims, and lots of fun!


Time for a drink
The ceremony

I hope you will help me make this even BIGGER next year!