Tuesday, June 30, 2009

It's Tortie Tuesday so I'm going to demonstrate how to snoopervise with Tortitude! Daddy decided to vacuum today so everything was picked up off the floor, including me. I'll just lay here and hold everything down while I snoopervise and display no fear whatsoever of that loud vacuum. This requires a lot of Tortitude!
Are you done yet?
What do you do when your beans vacuum?

Monday, June 29, 2009

Tricia from LazyTCrochet is this month's EtsyBlogger of the Month! Tricia creates beautiful products and here is how she describes her work:

I love working with yarn, especially hand-spun wool and cotton when I can and bringing affordable, handmade items to the marketplace. I create modern and original designs as well as traditional, old-world styles in knit and crochet.

Here are some of my favorites from her shop:
Occasionally we have to humor Mommy by letting her take the pictures she wants so she'll leave us alone. I was lounging in my box and she decided it was time for a photo shoot.
I'm not ready for my glamour shot yet Mommy, I have to fix my tail.
Okay, almost ready, are you?
How's this pose Mommy? I'm dreaming of all the handsome Mancats out there this Monday!
How do you like my over the shoulder look?
Can I go back to lounging now?

Thanks for visiting my photo shoot today! Have a lovely Monday!
Angel

Sunday, June 28, 2009

We're enjoying a relaxing summer Sunday but wanted to share some summer scenes from the Oregon coast. A trip to the coast always includes seeing sea gulls such as this one at Seal Rock:
And here's a view of the coast, again from Seal Rock:
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Now for some sincere thanks...
We received two awards last week. Meghann and her precious furbaby Arwen from Little Studio Photography and Jewellry awarded us the Uber Amazing Blog award!
Meghann is a very talented photographer and jewelry designer and her blog is a must visit for us every day. She shows us her creations plus shares stories of her adorable dog Arwen as well as informing us of worthy causes that she supports. Be sure to check her blog and her Etsy shop out! And thank you for the award Meghann!
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We received the Lovely Blog award from Dazzled Beader Designs. Thank you so much!
DazzledBeaderDesigns has a wonderful blog with lots of purrfect pet photos as well as beautiful jewelry. She also donates 10% of the proceeds of her Etsy shop to the humane society which is of course something we just love! Be sure to check her out too!
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Okay, now to passing them on. We've never received the Uber Amazing Blog award before so know we haven't passed it to anyone before, therefore we will pass it on today to the following bloggers - in no particular order:

1) Ammy, Dave, Stormy and Zim and their beans at The Army of Four Digest
2) Khyra and her mom Phyll at Khyra's Khorner
3) Samson and Delilah and their mom at The Monkeys
4) Tasha, Franklin, Dobby and their mom Katie at Mishkat
5) Kareltje and his mom Anya at Kareltje en ikke!!!
6) Jane, Alice and their mom Rita at The Casbah Kitten
and last but not least
7) The llamas and the furbabies at Split Rock Ranch

Saturday, June 27, 2009

It's Sadieday so time for another stroll with me! When we start out in our neighborhood, I have to make sure my leash stays nice and tight since I'm a husky and that's my job.
Mommy keeps a leash on me because of these critters laying in yards. He looks like he wants to get up and come play with me!
Once we get onto the forest roads, Mommy takes the leash off me and sometimes I let her think I listen when she calls me and come running to her.
On the way home, we found this pit stop for any friends I might take along on my strolls. The Bark Place! And a potty pole! Talk about a dog-gone good time! Ha roo roo! I crack myself up!
Hope you enjoyed your stroll with me today! Whatever your plans are today, I hope you have a great Sadieday!

Friday, June 26, 2009

It's Friday so it's time once again for Friday Features! But before I get to the features, I want to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM! And Sadie, Angel and Isabella want to add "HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRANDMA!" We're sending our love and hope you have a fabulous day!

Okay, now for the features! Today's features all begin with the letter "Z"! We've reached the end of the alphabet but certainly not the end of the talent! I hope you enjoy the following items:
Christy is offering a wonderful special in her Etsy shop for our blog readers! Mention this blog and BOGO (up to $25) anything in the shop (ends Sunday @ midnight June 28)

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Mommy, you need to get off the computer and pay attention to me!
I'm getting really tired of waiting.

Do your beans spend too much time on the computer too?

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Momma's Girl

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

It's Tortie Tuesday! Today I am going to demonstrate the proper technique for sunning your belly. Once you find a sufficient amount of sunbeam, lay flat on your back so the sun hits your entire belly.
A more advanced move is to stretch your head back so you can get sun on your neck too. This takes practice but it's worth it!
I hope you have sunbeams today so you can warm your belly too!

Monday, June 22, 2009

My job is to snoopervise anything that goes on in my yard. It's a tough job but someone's got to do it.
Last weekend when I was snoopervising, I had a weird feeling that someone was snoopervising me!
Yep, it was my little sisfur Angel!
Do your sisfurs or brofurs snoopervise you too?

Sunday, June 21, 2009

We'd like to wish a Happy Father's Day to all the daddys of kids with or without fur! We're sending special wishes to our own Daddy because we love him very much! He plays with me and my little sisfur Angel every day!
He takes my big sisfur Sadie to the beach!
He lets me snuggle with him while he works on the computer! (I'm actually Daddy's girl!)
We love you Daddy!

Also sending special wishes to our Grandpa because he takes good care of us when Mommy and Daddy are gone!

Happy Father's Day Dad!
Love, Sharla and J

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Since Mommy works from home and has 4 day weekends in the summer, I lose track of time and am never sure what day it is. Every day seems to be a lazy summer day.
But Mommy said today is Sadieday!
Well, that means it's a day for a smile...
and a WOOOOOO!
Mommy didn't get my WOO on video but trust me, it was a long and loud WOO!
I hope WOO have a Happy Sadieday! Now Mommy has to take care of some business.
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I'm a little tardy in announcing some awards we received recently. Julie Magers Soulen gave us the Lovely Blog Award!
I came across Julie's Etsy shop while searching for Friday Feature finds and at first noticed her gorgeous photography but then noticed that she lives near our old hometown of Loveland, CO. I've since started following her wonderful blog and would certainly recommend you checking it out! Thank you so much for the award Julie!
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Ruthie from Rose Works Jewelry gave me the Premio Meme Award!
Ruthie is a very talented beadwork artist who I admire so much. She battles health issues but doesn't let that dampen her wonderful spirit nor hold her back from creating lovely jewelry and maintaining 2 Etsy shops and 3, yes 3!, blogs! Thank you Ruthie

Anyway, the rules of this award is that I am to give 7 facts about myself and pass it to 7 people. I'll try to come up with 7 facts so here goes:

1) I rarely feel bored unless it's something work related :)
2) I've never had an orange cat but hope to one day
3) I've had an article published in a finance magazine when I was in Graduate school
4) I love flowers but am not very good at gardening
5) Eels give me the eebie jeebies especially after encountering one while snorkeling in Maui
6) I would be very content to spend all day on a beach
7) I love weekends!

Okay, now I will pass it on to the following 7 people in no particular order:
1) Lily at Tulips Talking
2) Patti at Peacox Creations
3) Becky at Miesmama
4) Erika at NICO Designs
5) Michele at moxylyn
6) Nancy at Nanjodogz
7) Tim at Everyday Living

Friday, June 19, 2009

We interrupt our normally scheduled Friday Features for a very special feature - International Box Day!
Today cats around the world will be showing off their favorite boxes on their blogs and since we love boxes, here's a few of our favorites:
Thanks to Zoolatry for organizing this fun event! We loved remembering all of our favorite boxes!

Thursday, June 18, 2009

♫One of these things is not like the others,♫
♫One of these things just doesn't belong,♫
♫Can you tell which thing is not like the others...♫
Hee hee hee, very funny Mommy!