Friday, February 20, 2015

Happy Birthday...

It was Honey Hubby's 53rd birthday today.  Some of our kids and grandkids came for a pancake supper with bacon and side pork.  It's a family tradition to request your favorite meal for birthday supper.  It was sure good.  The big Ta-da was the Pineapple Upside-down Cake.  I didn't have the proper pineapple rings called for in the recipe, but I did have pineapple tidbits and marchino cherries.  It worked just fine.

The lambing has been in a slump these past three days, but I know it won't last for long.  We're expecting a change in the weather, and that usually means the babies come in a wave when that happens.  I don't know why.  Maybe it's a coincidence, or maybe it is the weather.  Today we had a good number of babies born, and we have one bum lamb.  She was a twin.  The mama ewe loved one, but not the other, so I'm her mama now.  She's a good lamb and took to the bottle right away.  There's a chance we might find her a new mama yet.  We'll see.

OnlyDaughter is waiting on her baby which is due March 5th.  She's feeling very heavy-with-child just now.  We're waiting for the phone call that tells us it's time to pick up the children when Mama goes into labor.  There's a family contest, guessing what sex the baby will be and on what day he/she will be born.  I guessed February 28th, boy.  Hubby thought it would be ok if the baby was born on his birthday, but we're running out of time for that at 10:00 pm just now.  It would have to come fast!

Hoping all is well with you.  Thank you for stopping by.

10 comments:

  1. I've enjoyed reading about your husband's birthday and family celebration supper, Jody. The pineapple upside-down cake looks delicious! I hope the busy lambing season goes well. You must be tired looking after the little lamb, but it's good it survived and then you'll be able to find a substitute mother carer. Looking forward to news about your daughter now that her time is near.

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  2. I LOVE breakfast for supper! :-) My favorite. You've sure got exciting things going on! I love those bum lambs - growing up we would bring them in the house by the fireplace the first couple nights! And we loved giving them their bottle! But they can sure because a nuisance huh? Hopefully you can find it a Momma! Exciting for you that you have a new grand-baby coming soon! Have you made a quilt for it yet? I love your quilts! - Dori -

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  3. What a nice day and what a great way to celebrate. I was wondering about your sheep babies and if they were coming by twos and threes. I love having bummer lambs.
    How cute that you are all wondering when the baby will be here. When I was pregnant with our second daughter, her due date was March 10th. I just joking said, " No she is coming on March 4th because she is going to march forth." She did. Maybe this baby will just march forth too. :) Have a wonderful day

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  4. A very happy birthday to your Hubby. Great way to improvise on that cake. I'm sure it was delicious. What fun to be waiting on your new little one!

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  5. Happy birthday to your husband. That is one of my favorite cakes. I think it is better with the tidbits. It never seems as moist with the rings. Hope you aren't getting all of the snow today. Good luck with the grandbaby.

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  6. Happy birthday to your hubby! I'm waiting for that same call, but I hope my daughter holds out for a couple more weeks. Stay warm out there! :)

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  7. My husband asked for the same dessert for his birthday in Jan. I think I like the tidbit pineapples better than the rings...more pineapple and less cutting. Happy Birthday to your fella and best wishes for a quick and safe delivery of your new g-baby.
    Hugs from Texas,
    Leslie

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  8. Pineapple Upside Down Cake! Gorgeous!
    Is the baby here yet? Kim's March 4th comment is funny!
    You are always busy with a bum lamb (or 6!) because you are such a mama.
    Sending love your way (from the snowy land TO the snowy land)!

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  9. The cake looks yummy! I wonder how your guesses will come out :)

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