Friday, August 15, 2008

Sunflowers, Pay it forward goodies & Linda's Fall Is Almost Here Giveaway & Canadian Country Girl's Giveaway!!!

It's another sunny day here on the farm and to most people that means enjoying the outdoors. Here it means it's great harvesting weather! Awhile back I posted some pictures of our crops and promised to post a picture of our sunflowers when they were in bloom. Well, the time is now! Here are a few pictures of one of our sunflower fields. Sunflowers are another one of those crops that I like to call a "happy crop"! You can't help but smile when you look out into your fields of sunflowers. When I drink my morning coffee on the deck I can see one field of sunflowers peeking back at me.
It is a very lovely way to start the day!!

The other day I was coming home from the field late at night and I stopped to get the mail! Boy was I excited when I saw my package that Rondell sent me for the Pay it forward game! I could not wait to get into the house to open it! See all my cute goodies she sent me?!? I love them! Thanks Rondell, for letting me play Pay it forward and for sending me such wonderful goodies!!! Head on over to her blog --Tomatoe Creek Prims -- a very nice place to visit!!!

Last but not least I wanted to post

Linda's Fall Is Almost Here Giveaway. Just look at all the yummy things she is offering. Quick, get over to her blog- Behind My Red Door and check out the rules of her giveaway and sign up too! She is a very sweet lady - you will enjoy reading her blog!! Oh and if you are not on her blog roll and you go over there to visit..please tell her Farmchick sent ya...I get an extra chance at winning then! YES!

Also, my new friend Cheryl is having a giveaway. You must check out the cute Halloween sign she is giving away. Head on over to her blog- Canadian Country Girl to sign up and see the details....also click HERE to check out her webstore!!

Okay, I have taken WAAAYYYY too much time on this post....

Have a great day! Thanks for stopping by and

please do make my day and leave me a comment!


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Blogger Coloradolady said...

What beautiful sunflowers. I just love sunflowers, how lucky you are to have that view. I tried to grow some this summer and they just burned up....I was so sad. I guess I should have planted them in the ground and not a metal bucket. Thanks for the great pictures.

August 16, 2008 at 1:57 PM  
Blogger Eve said...

wow! As Crockadile Dundee would say....Now, that's Sunflowers....LOL

I reaised a few behind my garden this year and they got taller than I expected. Than along came a storm and knocked them over. I am assuming you don't have to stack all those. : )

August 16, 2008 at 11:09 PM  
Blogger Carolyn (sea mystery) said...

Sister P loves sunflowers as you could see from my post for her birthday. She says sunflowers just make you want to smile.

Thanks, FarmChick, for the heads up on the giveaways. Think I'll enter them right now. Thanks for sharing with us. xxoo

August 17, 2008 at 8:00 AM  
Blogger Lisa said...

Fun, I will head over and give her my referral. I LOVE sunflowers!! My grandpa always plants a row of the super tall ones with big faces. I'd love to try some smaller ones sometime along my back yard. Now I'm going to have to find some to fill a pitcher or crock with.

August 17, 2008 at 9:25 AM  

Wow....that's alot of sunflowers...a couple of years ago we traveled out west and was sooo amazed with all the sunflower fields.
Just love them!

August 17, 2008 at 10:39 AM  
Blogger Tomatoe Creek Prims said...

Wow, I love that field of could you look at that happy crop and not smile? Just beautiful:)
Thanks also for the wonderful presentation of the gifts I sent you and I'm so happy that you liked them, I bought them at The Country Store:)

August 17, 2008 at 10:48 AM  
Blogger Betty said...

Thank you so much for the kind words about Duffy. I read a couple of your posts and will put you on my favorites. I'll be back to read more. Again, thank you for understanding our pain. Take care.

August 17, 2008 at 11:02 AM  
Blogger Kindra said...

Hi Tania!
I am so behind on my fave blogs, it's not even funny. :)

Well that would sure brighten my day seeing those sunflowers in my backyard! Wow, they are sure pretty!!

What a great pay it forward surprise from Rondell! I'm still waiting on mine, but I sent my surprises off. It was sure fun to do!

So many great giveaways going on right now. Be sure to keep an eye out for one on my blog real soon...

August 17, 2008 at 8:14 PM  
Blogger Train Wreck said...

WOW that is alot of Sunflowers! LOL! I am on your page and you were just on mine! I love sunflowers you are right they just make you smile! Thanks for the smile!

August 17, 2008 at 8:17 PM  
Blogger CozyCoops Corner said...

Wow! Beautiful sunflowers ! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm adding you to my blog list.:-)Janae

August 17, 2008 at 8:36 PM  
Blogger carolyn at cranberry crossings: said...

Love the sunflowers and your goodies!
Now pop over to my place for a minute. I have something for you!

August 18, 2008 at 6:31 AM  
Blogger Frazzled Farm Wife said...

The sunflowers are gorgeous! We were just talking about sunflowers the other day with our son....future farmer...and he was asking what kind of a head you use to combine sunflowers. We weren't sure, maybe you could enlighten us a little on the subject.

You asked about harvest. Our wheat harvest is finished and it was AWESOME! The best we have ever had. Now onto the 3rd cutting of alfalfa and waiting on silage cutting and bean harvest.

August 18, 2008 at 10:31 AM  
Blogger Farm Girl Dreamer said...

OMG your sunflowers are GORGEOUS! Seeing them everyday would surely put a smile of my face. :-)

August 18, 2008 at 10:35 AM  
Blogger Charmingdesigns said...

Ohhhh the sunflowers!!! They are soooo beautiful. I love them! Laurie

August 19, 2008 at 6:45 PM  
Blogger Barn House said...

Thanks for stopping by our blog!! Now YOU have a farm!!! It makes our little plot of land look like needle in a hay stack. Very beautiful!!


August 20, 2008 at 8:56 PM  
Blogger Traci said...

Oh....those are, you harvest them? We get a wild one every now and again when the girls drop some feed.....are they hard to grow?

August 21, 2008 at 9:30 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Your field of Sunflowers is beautiful. What a wonderful sight to wake up to and enjoy every morning.

October 9, 2008 at 8:10 AM  
Blogger Brooke said...

Thanks for the sweet comment! What beautiful Sunflowers! We are working on moving to the country! I have tons of plans for when I do! Have a lovely day! Thanks for sharing!
Brooke ;-)

October 14, 2008 at 2:58 PM  

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