Monday, April 13, 2015

Amazing Gracie

Well, it's official!
Grace and her twin girls will be coming to live at Bee Haven Acres in about a week and a half.

We visited the girls at their present home... Shadowcross Ranch...

about an hour and a half north of us.
Grace was just as sweet as was reported to us.

And her babies.....A.D.O.R.A.B.L.E! Faith...

and Hope...

(oh, what amazingly long eyelashes little Hope has!)

The three of them are very quiet, very tame...not at all skittish.
I can hardly wait for their arrival!
What a busy week next week will lambs and new chicks.

On our way back home we stopped at my all-time-favorite antique shop,
and found this wonderful cabinet.

It's an old chest from a hardware store...made around the turn of the century (1900).
I love all those wonderful little drawers... tiny places to hide little treasures!

We had our weekly Farm Breakfast...
asparagus fritatta, bacon, and pancakes.
Even the dogs enjoyed some egg treats...

You might notice a couple of extra dogs.
Indy is Dr. Becky's Australian Shepherd, and Rosie is her golden retriever.

The rest of the day was spent crossing items off of the Spring chore list.

A perfect spring weekend was served to us...
all tied up with a bow on top!
Temperatures hovered in the high 50's on Saturday and the low 70's on Sunday.
I had forgotten how good the warmth of the sun could feel on one's skin!

The very best part of the weekend may have been these...

A Bee Haven Acres original...
as I am sure that no one has ever thought of this combination before.

Peanut butter cupcake with buttercream frosting and bacon.
There you have it.... best cupcake...EVER!
It was ever!

So, you see...bacon makes everything better!


  1. gracie, faith and hope have no idea how wonderful their lives are about to be! they just hit the farm animal lottery. i love your new cabinet. i have one similar and i always used to fill it with candy. visitors were welcome to help themselves to the contents of all the drawers. i had people leave here with their pockets full and they were not kids! i love the photos of the dogs!

  2. Looks like you had a great weekend. Can't wait to meet Faith, hope and Grace. They look adorable. Love your chest. I'm sure you will find lots of little trinkets to put it in his drawers. That cupcake looks wonderful and Baconalways make things better. Have a wonderful week. Hugs,

  3. Wow, where do I start? Love your new girls....they are so cute! Momma too. I love the new chest with all the drawers....awesome!!! Cupcake looks delish! Glad you had such wonderful weather for the weekend. It's still very cold here with wind...ugh.

  4. Oh, those babies are so sweet. So glad you are expanding your farm and giving them a wonderful home. Sounds like perfect weather! Enjoy getting ready for your new charges!

  5. Well, quite the combination for a cupcake . . . I guess a taste will be the only way I am convinced. (smiling)
    Faith and Hope are adorable . . . very nice Gracie mom is coming along for the BeeHaven ride . . ,

  6. What a perfect use for your new chest of drawers. I love the plant idea!
    I agree, bacon does make everything better!

  7. Your new "babies" are going to be just a delight to have around! I love them already. I always picked a black sheep for a pet every spring. Figures, huh? lol
    That cupcake? OH MY! You had me at BACON and cream cheese frosting! xo Diana

  8. Yay! Knew you couldn't say no to Momma Grace. :-D I can't wait till you bring them home and we get to watch them grow. ☺ And I LOVE that antique cabinet! What stories it could tell!

  9. OMG..they are just the cutest..So glad they will all be together but was there ever any question? Looks like you had a fun weekend..Love your cabinet..I'm sure you will fill it with all kinds of goodies..Bacon and peanut butter?? Why not? Have a super week..

  10. I don't know what I like more in this wonderful post....The lambs have my heart, the cabinet has my soul and the cupcake has my tummy! All of it is awesome!

  11. LOL.. wow, that is soooome combo. And I know you're a great cook, so it must be good.

  12. Love that your little lambs will have their mama, too! So sweet!

  13. One of my favorite blog postings!!! 😀


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