Thursday, November 6, 2008

Come visit!!!

Okay, so I have been gone for a LONG time

and I am really starting to miss you all!

So, come on over and visit me.

That's it....don't let a little snow stop you!

Oops!! I guess we have not had

the time to shovel our steps yet!

I thought we could sit around

and sip some yummy hot cocoa!

Not here though, right???

So, incase you have not figured

it out we are having a snow storm.

I was not ready for it. I have not

even put away my pots or

yard things yet. Worse yet,

we are not done harvesting

our sunflowers. It would have

been really nice to get done

before the snow but that's

farming! You have to live with

mother nature!!

I am going to try to visit

all of you tonight or tomorrow

morning. Those of you that

asked me questions..I am

sorry that I have not gotten

back to you yet but I will!

Thanks for stopping by

and remember to leave

me a comment so I

know you were here.


Awhile back my friend Lisa,

from Cranberry Flats gave me

an award and I feel terrible that

I am just getting it posted!!!

Lisa is just the sweetest gal so

you really must stop in and visit

her at her wonderful blog!!

She honored me with the

"A perfect blend of friendship award'

I love it as the steaming hot

mugs ---mugs you could

sit around and enjoy with friends-

wouldn't it be fun if all of us

blogger friends could get together

and drink coffee together?!?!?

Maybe someday huh???

Thanks sorry it took

me so long to post this!!!

Good bye for now!




Blogger Connie said...

Yes, Ele said you had a snow story today! I can't believe you got that much though. WOW, chickee, you're snowed in! I'm guessing hubby will not be in the fields today, right???
Ooooh, stay warm also!! Hah

November 6, 2008 at 8:03 PM  
Blogger vivian said...

oh dear! look at all that snow! I'm not the least bit jealous. It will look like that around here before long.. It is so pretty. but so cold and troublesome! I hope that snow doesnt ruin your sunflower harvesting!!
well, stay comfy cozy inside!

November 6, 2008 at 8:04 PM  
Blogger Anne said...

I like marshmellows in my hot cocoa. I was loved snow from the inside out. I guess that is why we moved to the south. We dont get much here.

November 6, 2008 at 8:10 PM  
Blogger ohiofarmgirl said...

Oh...left a comment...where did it go???? I was hoping that you kept all that sharing please! lol dianntha

November 6, 2008 at 8:12 PM  
Blogger ohiofarmgirl said...

Oh...left a comment...where did it go???? I was hoping that you kept all that sharing please! lol dianntha

November 6, 2008 at 8:12 PM  
Blogger Kindra said...

I saw on the news tonight all that craziness going on up your way! Keep it up there please! But it's sure pretty. :)

November 6, 2008 at 8:24 PM  
Blogger -L said...

I'm following your blog, will you follow mine? Visit and become a follower. Thanks!

November 6, 2008 at 8:24 PM  
Blogger Carolyn (Harbor Hon) said...

Wow! Sorry to hear you haven't finished harvesting the sunflowers yet.

I do love snow though. In downtown Baltimore it would have to be a blizzard for us to get an amount of snow worth looking at. It's usually an inch or two and then gone the next day.

I'll be right over, or you can send some down here. Ok? :) xxoo

November 6, 2008 at 8:36 PM  
Blogger Linda said...

OMGoodness! I am so sorry you didn't get to finish the harvest. Sometimes the beauty of the snow, hides the damage it does.

We;ll just have to come inside for that cup o cocoa!!

November 6, 2008 at 8:52 PM  
Blogger Tomatoe Creek Prims said...

Oh, my goodness look at all of that snow! I can't believe it:)
Looks good although I can
Have a good evening!

November 6, 2008 at 9:13 PM  
Blogger Vickie said...

I like looking at snow in pictures. lol It sure is beautiful! Stay Warm :)

November 6, 2008 at 10:34 PM  
Blogger acutescrubnurse said... think anyone will ever come to visit us, with all the white stuff?? This is ridiculous!!!!
I updated a new pic.

November 6, 2008 at 10:34 PM  
Blogger Lea of Farmhouse Blessings said...

I can hardly believe those photos. And your sunflowers! Oh dear. Hope you are staying warm & cozy.

Keep that cup of cocoa warm for me!


November 7, 2008 at 12:25 AM  
Blogger Lea of Farmhouse Blessings said...

I can hardly believe those photos. And your sunflowers! Oh dear. Hope you are staying warm & cozy.

Keep that cup of cocoa warm for me!


November 7, 2008 at 12:25 AM  
Blogger Sue said...

I love to look at the snow but from someone else pics. I live in northwest Indiana and I know its coming and soon. UGH Stay warm, enjoy the cocoa and I enjoy reading your blog and your farm life.

November 7, 2008 at 7:24 AM  
Blogger Kristie said...

Wow look at all that snow. Never seen snow only snow flurries since I'm in South GA(almost in FL). Was talking to one of my husbands cousins last night and they said they'd probably be getting snow this weekend..they are in NE Kansas. Wow maybe I'll get to see some of it(maybe not that much though) when we visit them again.

November 7, 2008 at 7:59 AM  
Blogger Traci said...

OMG!!! I can't believe that snow. I thought you were just posting pics found on the haaaaa. I think I would have FREAKED as we have no wood cut and stacked yet!!! We have PLENTY of seasoned wood from out lovely ice storm the last two is just getting to the pasture to get them cut and stacked. Stay warm!!!

November 7, 2008 at 8:09 AM  
Blogger The Primitive Bucket said...

Morning look at all that snow. You can keep it for now!!! I want to get all this stuff out of my craft room, basement, dining get the picture..
Be safe in all the snow!!

Keep shoveling!!

November 7, 2008 at 8:25 AM  
Blogger carolyn at cranberry crossings: said...

WOW! That looks like a lot of snow! I want it to snow here so abd this year! We usually get one little snow a year, but haven't ahd any snow for 4 years. We had a big snow flurry last year, but it didnt stick to the ground, so it doesn't count! LOL!
I'd love to be there sipping hot cocoa with you!
Does this snow affect the harvesting? In other words, can the sunflowers be harvested after the snow melts? Does the cold change the product?
Have a great weekend!

November 7, 2008 at 8:37 AM  
Blogger Kathy said...

WOW! I'm not ready for snow AT ALL. We use to be in the fuel business and haul fuel to farmers, totally understand about living with mother nature. We have had an unseasonably warm fall here so far but looks like the temperatures are headed downward. Maybe that will put me in more of a Thankgiving mood.

November 7, 2008 at 8:51 AM  
Blogger Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

I have a better idea...
you come to Alabama! We can sit out in the sunshine and share our hot cocoa.

November 7, 2008 at 8:54 AM  
Blogger YD's a little bit of everything place said...

Oh my!!!
Sorry to hear about the remaining sunflowers that didn't get harvested.

November 7, 2008 at 9:26 AM  
Blogger Beth E. said...

I'm impressed with all of that snow! I was telling Rita that we haven't had snow like that for years.

We need rain really bad. We're in an extreme drought situation here, and are being asked to voluntarily reduce our water usage by 10%. If we get below a 60-day supply of water, we'll have more restrictions placed on us. This has happened for the last three years. 2005 was really bad. We ran out of water! I guess if it snowed here, we'd be grateful!!! At this point, we'd take any precipitation we could get!!!

I make a hot chocolate mix every year, usually in December. It's easy and delicious. You've got me kinda thinkin' about hot chocolate now, so I might make up a batch of it early this year!

Stay warm...

November 7, 2008 at 10:08 AM  
Blogger Peper Creek Gatherings said...

Wow! better there than here! Just found your blog today from Mary at Gettysburg homestead. I'll be back!

November 7, 2008 at 10:21 AM  
Blogger Mrs Parks said...

Are you SERIOUS!!!!
We've had rain, but it's still warm here.
To bad you couldn't harvest the snow, you'd have a real cash crop there!

November 7, 2008 at 11:01 AM  
Blogger Frazzled Farm Wife said...

Yep, snow here too! Corn harvest will be put off for awhile too. Do you have many acres of sunflowers yet and how do they handle the snow?

I thought your trailer looked long...we run 2-40 footers and 1-42ft. long. Long enough for me, I have a hard time getting them in some of the approaches to fields.

Stay warm and I hope it settles down so you can get the rest of your sunflowers harvested!

November 7, 2008 at 1:33 PM  

Oh my....that is hard to much snow...

I agree with the others it is beautiful but I'm not ready for it either.

Have a great weekend! Stay warm!



November 7, 2008 at 2:22 PM  
Blogger Train Wreck said...

Are you serious??!! Is that your igloo!? OMGoodness! BRRRRrrrr. It was 18 degrees here this morning, no snow. I do not like to get out in that cold stuff. I am a hot weather kinda girl. I would come help shovel you out though! Have rolls, if you have hot cocoa!

November 7, 2008 at 4:37 PM  
Blogger Country Girl said...

Wow, snow. I'm not ready yet either!
Thanks for stopping by and say hello. I too am way behind in blog world.

November 7, 2008 at 4:49 PM  
Blogger Susan said...

Look at all that snow!

Stay warm!

November 7, 2008 at 7:09 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

BRRRR--we had snow this week too, but not THAT much. We had hot chocolate. I guess winter comes--ready or not. Stay warm. Julie

November 7, 2008 at 11:17 PM  
Blogger Shannon said...

Oooh farmchick it looks soooo chilly ...LOL Still I'm trudging up the steps for some cocoa :0) I Love your blog and will be back for another visit.
Many thanks for sharing...and the hot cocoa!

November 8, 2008 at 8:32 AM  
Blogger Lea of Farmhouse Blessings said...

Just wanted to say thank you for your sweet well wishes. The mere mention of a visit with chicken soup has made me feel just a bit better!


November 8, 2008 at 1:09 PM  
Blogger Terri said...

Oh, heavens... stay warm, okay? That is a LOT of snow!


November 8, 2008 at 1:34 PM  
Blogger Countryfolk Keepsakes said...

Holy cow! We heard about the snow you folks got! We had a freak snowstorm at the end of October but not as much snow as this! It sure is pretty though. :> )
I have thoroughly enjoyed readin' your blog and thanks so much for stoppin' by mine!! :> )


November 9, 2008 at 6:41 AM  
Blogger betty r said...

Thanks for dropping by to visit our blog.
Oh wow that is a lot of snow!
Great blog..I'll be browsing some more..

November 9, 2008 at 2:50 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

I found your blog from a comment you made on the Mennonite Girls Can Cook blog... this snow shocks me! Where do you live??? Yikes. We very very rarely see that much fact it only snows maybe 2 or 3x per winter here... LOL.
I'm from British Columbia, Canada.

November 9, 2008 at 9:03 PM  
Blogger April said...

I just found your blog, and I am completely jealous of your farm life! I will be visiting here again and again. :)

November 10, 2008 at 12:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh, how I wish it would snow here. Thank you for your wonderful pictures.
Enjoy your hot chocolate.

November 10, 2008 at 3:55 PM  
Blogger Niki RuralWritings said...

Hi Farmchick nice to meet you :)
Thanks for dropping by my blog, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, I plan on coming back and spending a little more time here, reading up.

November 11, 2008 at 6:42 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

The snow is beautiful! I love your page and all the wonderful music that you have. I leave it open sometimes just to listen. Have a great day!

November 11, 2008 at 9:38 AM  
Blogger Betty said...

I just returned and am catching up on my reading. Wow, all that white! After 29 winters in Idaho, I don't wish to be in snow ever again. I get cold when it's below 80 degrees; so, I'm happy in Arizona! Glad you enjoy it, though. It surely is pretty. Take care.

November 11, 2008 at 11:51 AM  
Anonymous Carole@Fowl Visions said...

I haven't seen snow like that in years and I mean many years! And now living in FL I hope I don't see any anytime soon.

I love the pics of your sunflowers and the harvest. I think I would love to raise sunflower seeds.

November 11, 2008 at 3:18 PM  
Blogger Back in the Day said...

Wow - we are still wearing short sleeves here and you have all that snow! I am jealous!

November 12, 2008 at 11:59 AM  

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