Friday, April 13, 2007

Friday Happenings


It snowed again last night. This morning when I got up the trees were covered again looking like a beautiful Christmas card. I don't think it's going to last long, it seems to be dropping a bit as the day goes on. I think we only got about 5 inches this time. They are talking about a Nor'easter on Sunday or Monday so that should be interesting!



Noodles has been just dying to get outside since he arrived here in February so this morning I let him take a little jaunt out on the back deck as I was shoveling a path to the bird feeder. The feeder was covered with gold finches, juncos and chickadees.





After sniffing around for a few minutes he scooted back to the warmth of the sun porch!



I was over at Janey's at http://mustangncowboys.blogspot.com/ and reading about the picnic they were having at her stables with the hotdogs, brat and other goodies on the grill and it was making my mouth water so I thought I'd have a picnic too but then I looked at my grill and guessed I'd have to wait another couple weeks:

Now isn't that a sad sight for April??!!

My carpenter has been here doing some work for us the past couple of weeks. I wanted my sun room winterized so that we could use it all year round and not just in the summertime. Seeings as he was right here and I had an old cupboard given to me by a friend I asked him if he would clean it up and paint it for me. I HATE to paint, would rather shovel horse p**p anytime then paint!



Anywho, he got it finished today and it looks wonderful and has T-O-N-S of storage! As you know I am on an organization streak thanks to Laura @http://orgjunkie.blogspot.com/. This cupboard is 42 inches wide and 71 inches high! It has shelves and one drawer on the bottom. I am going to use it for all of my scrapbooking stuff which now is in the family room on a table very disorganized. Shhhhhhhhhh, don't tell Laura! heehee! This is out on the sun porch so I will be able to watch the horses out in the pasture and the snow coming down (probably into June)!





My snowbirds (Mom and Dad) are sticking pretty close to the warm home fires since they arrived from the sunny south a few days ago. Even Buffy their cat won't go out in the snow! Dad has been out checking out the truck and getting his car going and doing a few errands but otherwise staying in where it's warm. I bet next year they will stay where it's warm a few weeks longer!


Please put a young mom on your prayer list. Heather http://www.especiallyheather.com/ is a mom with young children, one with an extremely serious heart condition that could be fatal and now she has just found out that she (Heather) has a brain tumor. This family has been through more then you and I could ever imagine and now is facing this. We can't be there to lend a helping hand with the children or make a meal but we can do something much more powerful and that is to support this family in prayer. I don't know this lady personally but through my niece dcrmom http://musingsofahousewife.typepad.com/ I learned about her and went to her site and read her story. It is heartbreaking to say the least to read about her 5 year old with the heart condition and now this. Please remember them in your prayer time. Thanks!!


10 comments:

PEA said...

We've been having snow flurries on and off all day but the snow we did have has now pretty much gone again. I haven't taken out my bbq but hopefully Mother Nature will decide to bring us Spring and then I can barbecue to my hearts' content:-) Love your new cupboard...he really did a great job on it! xox

Anonymous said...

what a beautiful cat!

omg, your poor grill. I had the urge to brush it off, then light it. I cook on mine about 5-days a week. Not today tho, thunderstorming all day long.

keep your folks the snowbirds warm and dry....I know I freeze when I visit my family in N.MI and Ontario when I visit. I guess once we move away from the cold climate or get used to staying somewhere warm, we cant tolerate the cold anymore...

Anonymous said...

oops, the above anon comment was from ME barngoddess

http://ramblingsfromthereservation.wordpress.com/

Donna said...

They're forecasting one to three inches of snow here in Missouri. Grrrr. I'm saying a prayer for Heather and her family.

Callie said...

Hey Thanks for checkin' out the site and leaving a comment! :)

Callie said...

We had the same snow here Wednesday this past week. It's melting already! Yay! I like snow but not in April.

dcrmom said...

SNOW. Argh... And that is a gorgeous cabinet.

Joan said...

More snow??? How can that be...it's April!!!

And I definitely want to come and "borrow" your new cupboard. It would be perfect in my house and I could fill it in an instant! :~)

Janey Loree said...

Hi MM! I too wanted to brush off your barbecue!! It is a good thing we had our impromptu barbecue, because the last couple of days have been too cold and windy to enjoy one! Love your cupboard too. You know that you have started the organization bug at my house!!! No before pictures though...I am not ready for the humiliation... :)

Janey Loree said...

How about exchanging links?!!