Monday, February 21, 2011

Barn Hop!

Come on out to The Barnyard to brighten your day!
"Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?"
Matthew 6:26

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Outdoor Wednesday

Today, while planting these....

into here....

it was doing this....


"And huge hailstones, about one hundred pounds each, came down from heaven upon men"

Revelation 16:21

Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day and a Giveaway Winner!

Few dared to enter my little giveaway,

but we have a winner, nonetheless!

Congratulations to Rebecca!
Not only did she have the most correct answers,

she also came up with a wonderful rhyme

for Romeo and Juliet!

You can read my answers

and participants answers/comments

[Rebecca ~ please email me your prize choice (Bread Keeper

or Country Fresh Clothespin Bag) from

my store and your mailing address.

I will get your prize off to you right away!]

Thanks to all who participated!


"Know ye not that they which run in a race run all,

but one receiveth the prize?

So run, that ye may obtain."

I Corinthians 9:24

Friday, February 11, 2011

Giveaway Reminder!

Don't forget...

To enter my Valentine

Ends Monday the 14th!

"Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love:
therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee."
Jeremiah 31:3

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

A Valentine Rhyming Game GIVEAWAY!

Giveaway Closed!

I made up this *Famous Couples* game several years ago, for a Valentine Social at our church. Here are some 'rhymes' that hint at a famous couple or *half* of the couple. Can you name the couples? Put on your thinking caps ~ here we go!

1. They didn't have a New Home,

White or Singer with treadle,

Just a simple needle to make dwellings

not of wood nor of metal

(Answer: Priscilla and Aquilla)

2. Many can imitate this *fowl* guy, I'd guess

But hand him a napkin to wipe off the mess

(Answer: Daisy and Donald Duck)

3. He said, "I have been a sojourner

in a foreign land

The priest of Midian

gave him his daughter's hand

(Answer: Moses and Ziphorah)

4. Their marriage was an

elegant royal affair,

But his death was almost more

than she could bare.

(Answer: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert)

5.To some this riddle

may seam a hoax.

To that I'll say

"That's All Folks!"

(Answer: Petunia and Porky Pig)

6. He is know for his faith,

she for great beauty,

Their descendants would number

like the sands at the sea.

(Answer: Abraham and Sarah)

7. She was a patient woman,

her man to marry,

A 'Neanderthal' man

who worked down at the quarry.

(Answer: Fred and Wilma Flintstone)

8. She gathered his wheat

and then slept at his feet

(Answer: Ruth and Boaz)

9. I hear his army he knew to command,

but what the heck was he doing with his hand?

(Answer: Napoleon and Josephine)

10. They were neighbors and friends,

though their place was a sty,

To the lady who wrote

"The Egg and I."

(Answer: Ma and Pa Kettle)

11. Of all his wives, she was the favored,

Another seven years

for her he had labored.

(Answer: Jacob and Rachel)

12. She loved a double-chinned,

one eyed sailor man,

Whose favorite *green* food

came out of a can.

(Answer: Popeye and Olive Oyl)

13. She loved a father,

though he wasn't hers.

But he was both

mine and *yers*.

(Answer: George and Martha Washington)

14. They say girls like her

have more fun,

but just give him his favorite sandwich

when the day is done!

(Answer: Blondie and Dagwood Bumstead)

15. I'm sure they looked

just like me and you,

But maybe not having

what some oranges do!

(Answer: Adam and Eve)

16. Perhaps she had scissors

beneath her dresses,

That she used to sever

his long flowing tresses!

(Answer: Samson and Delilah)

17. Their home was in the future,

space ships for cars,

And a dog that spoke

all his words beginning with "r's".

(Answer: George and Jane Jetson)

18. She took a bath

where he could peek,

The king who once

had tended sheep.

(Answer: David and Bathsheba)

19. He flew through the air

with the greatest of ease,

But no trapeze for him,

he used vines hung from trees.

(Answer: Tarzan and Jane)

20. With a horse named Silver,

and his 'Kimo Sabe'

This hero righted all wrongs,

(it was kinda his hobby)

He ousted villians from the land,

and at his shows end we all said,

"Who was that masked man?"

I wish he lend me aid!

(Answer: The Lone Ranger and Tonto)

21. This wacky New York City housewife

Husband Ricky, friends the Mertz~

found herself in many a fix.

I laughed so hard

until I cried

And my sides ~

Oh they do hurts!

(Answer: Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz)

22. He was quite short

Her hair was quite long,

"I've got you, Babe"

was their memorable song.

(Answer: Sonny and Cher)

23. He was quite dashing

in the Civil War Era,

Her home was a farm

down South named 'Tera'

(Answer: Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara)

24. Together they robbed

and together they killed.

This stuck in the lawmens' gullet.

But it all came to an end,

No more to offend,

They lived as they died ~

by the bullet.

(Answer: Bonnie (Parker) and Clyde (Barrow))

25. This wholesome cowboy, and his horse Trigger

Saved the day in the end,

Then into the sunset he rode with his wife

Singing, "Happy Trails to you, until we meet again!"

(Answer: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans)

26. They started it all, like 'Dancing with the stars"

They danced their way to fame.

She in high heals and elegant dresses,

He in tails, top hat and cane.

(Answer: Fred Astair and Ginger Rogers)

27. They sold a plot and made a lot!

"We gave it all" they lied.

T'was their last, the die was cast,

For their sin they both had died.

(Answer: Ananias and Sapphira)

28. His dad might have killed him,

But God saved his life.

The love of his life

Then became his wife.

(Answer: Isaac and Rebecca)

29. Cheese could be their favorite food.

You can see them at Disneyland, if you're in the mood!

(Answer: Mickey and Minnie Mouse)

30. (I had one more for Romeo and Juliet, but can't find it. Can you make up a riddle

for them?)


How many can you name? Please put your answers in the comment box.

I will post the answers on Valentines Day!

And the *FOLLOWER* who has the most correct answers

will win their choice of a Bread Keeper


a Country Fresh Clothespin Bag

from my Etsy Store.

(You must give BOTH names of the couple.

You must be a follower to win. Please tell

me along with your comment ON THIS POST that you are a follower or

have just become a follower, and leave an email address so I can contact you if you win.)

(In case of a tie, high scorers will be placed in a 'hat'

and winner *randomly* drawn by Gentleman Farmer.)

Added: I did want to mention that YOUR answers/comments will not be posted until Monday, the 14th so as not to give unfair advantage to anyone else!


"And now abideth faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is


I Corinthians 13:13

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Kisses :~*

There's some *kissing* going on in

"Greet one another with a kiss of love. Peace be to you all that are in Christ Jesus."

I Peter 5:14