Monday, February 25, 2008

Birds, squirrels, turkeys and various other creatures!

If you have stopped by to participate in my 250th Give Away it's in the previous post so just hop on over and throw your hat in the ring!

I have noticed that there haven't been any horse type awards that I am aware of so I decided to take the horse/bull by the horns and have one made. My designer Nap Warden made it for me and I love it. Now I don't want you non-horsey people to get your knickers in a knot because there may be an award for you too in the near future! heehee! :o) But for my maiden voyage of award creating I went with a near and dear to my heart theme of loving horses. So to all of my regular horse bloggers I give you the Horse Lovers Award! Please put it on your sidebar and pass it along to fellow horse lovers that deserve it! Take your choice of the two on my sidebar or take them both!

This award represents the people in this world that care for and love horses.

Hubby bought me a new 500 lens for my birthday and I have been having fun trying it out. It really picks up features that my others can't. This was a hard shot as the woodpecker was in back of the wood on the feeder but at least I got part of him.

This little gray squirrel was digging around in the snow probably looking for the peanuts that I put out for them.

Now this is a face only a mother could love!

Momma doe is thinking I am getting so sick of that woman taking pictures of us! Look at those big Bambie eyes!

Here are some birds on one of the feeders and then one in the bush that they like to perch in while they eat their seeds.

I can't wait to go to Florida in a couple of weeks to go to the mini horse show! It will seem good to have lots of light and beautiful palm trees and flowers for a backdrop.

I hope this video comes through for you all. It's about 7 minutes long so if you don't have time to watch the whole thing at least watch a couple minutes. This is another one of the most incredible horses that I have ever seen. They are doing dressage and doing it beautifully!

FIL is coming for dinner tonight so guess I'd better finish getting things put together. The days are getting a bit longer and most of the ice is gone from the driveway so I won't have to worry about him taking a fall.

I will be announcing the winners of the give away on Wednesday! Good luck!!

Stephanie the Mississippi Songbird is having a great give away also. She is a Watkins Associate and has a basket just full of her products to give away! This is what she had to say about it:

I have decided to have a Watkins Easter Gift Basket Giveaway!Above is a photo of the gift basket. This is a $43.63 VALUE!Here are the contents:(1) Watkins Cinnamon Cocoa (6.7 oz.) (1) Watkins Lavender Firming Lotion (11 fl.oz.)(1) Watkins Gentle Facial Cleanser (3.4 fl.oz)(1) Watkins Peppermint Room Freshener (4 fl.oz.)(1) Menthol Eucalyptus Room Freshener (1 fl.oz.)(1) Watkins Roasted Garlic Snack & Dip Seasoning(4.2oz)(1) Watkins Shortbread Cookie mix (12oz.)This giveaway is open to all U.S. Residents!~Here is what you do to enter:1.Post This Giveaway on your Blog .2.Leave me a comment that you have posted this on your blog 3. E-mail me your e-mail address.(mine is
I want to win this one!!!! :o)


Needled Mom said...

Oh wow!!! That lens is incredible. But that an EARLY birthday present?

Your new site really is terrific. I know that I told you that before but you have really done a great job with it.

Even though I don't have a horse I may still add it to my sidebar. Both of them are great so I will have to make a tough choice.

It's a beautiful day here today and supposed to stay like this for the week. My body is screaming with joy!

I can't wait to see your photos of the show in Florida. With that new lens, it should be quite a bog when you return.

Linda said...

Now I'm really jealous! You'll have a lot of fun with that lens.

KC said...

OH MY GOODNESS!!!! I love what the new lens can do.. those pictures are so incredible.

Anonymous said...

Love all the pictures. Great job.I need a new camera now hehe.

Frazzled Farm Wife said...

Love the photos....that lens is just awesome!

BarnGoddess said...

MM I like your new look!

the photos are good, the deer looks so pretty.........and yummy too. I just couldnt help it.

BarnGoddess said...

thank you for the awards, you KNOW horses are my life....just like you!

Joyce said...

Hello, I am visiting from Karen's Korner. I love your picture of the deer. The other pictures are breath taking. I am a farm wife from Indiana. Feel free to visit if you have time.

Love and Hugs,

Donna said...

Thanks for my "horsie" award!

Anonymous said...

Easter comes so early this year Im affraid even if we have to dress the bunnies in fur coats lol we better get them out or it will be over.

Tammy said...

What great pictures! I love animal and nature photos...that deer's expression is wonderful! Makes you wonder what he\she is thinking!

Your horse show in Florida sounds like such fun!

Now, I'm going to go watch the horse video!

palmtreefanatic said...

wow! What a great giveaway!
Who wouldnt want that1
i love it!!!

Great photos of your forest friends! Wonderful of hubby to buy you this camera!

palmtreefanatic said...

I too think palm trees makes GREAT back drops;)

Callie said...

Wow, that's a creative idea and I think of quite a few to give that to. The Horse Lovers Award. And you are definately right about the turkey...LOL