Madi and Mom

Madi and Mom
Down Home in NC

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Caturday Art

Welcome to  Caturday art hosted by Athena
See more Caturday Cat Art HERE.


On March 22 the below photo was posted...OMCS
my two Sheltie friend Benji and Lassie noticed something that mom 
had not even noticed.
This was their comment on March 22:

The top sunpuddle picture looks like an outline of a cat's head looking to the left. We thought it was a very creative picture. Madi sat in a sunpuddle that looked like a cat.

So today we are posting the photo again.
Put on your cre8tive glasses so you can see this very happy accidental
Caturday Art.  Can you seen the nose, ears and neck?


Thank you Benji and Lassie you are to very observant K9's
Hugs madi your bfff


REMINDER!!

We hope you will enjoy a day at Pullen Park with us during Spring Break.

If you would like to attend this fun event send us a good
picture of you either standing or sitting via email to 
candb214ATattDOTnet. 
Please put Park in subject line 
 Mom will take care of everything else.
ABSOLUTE deadlion for submitting a photo is
April 17.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Sweet Shopping:Bacon and Da Phenny and Fill ins


Today we are joining Da Phenny and Bacon for Shopping/cooking and sharing around the world
We are sharing a recipe we received from our Friend Aunty Mona.
OMCs I didn't eat it let me just tell you the peeps Ahhhhhhh'd and Ohhhhhhhh'd
and smacked their lips.  The wonderful thing about this
recipe is all the ingredients are normally in one's pantry/fridge so you can whip it up
lickety split.  We love learning new things too and OMCS this recipe called for a cooking dish
mom didn't have....ramekin dish!! Don't you just love that word..
ramekin ramekin ramekin!!




Delicious Baked Fudge
Pioneer Woman cook book
Sent by Aunty Mona
PREP TIME:  10 Minutes
DIFFICULTY:  Easy
COOK TIME:  50 Minutes
SERVINGS:  4 Servings


§  2 whole Eggs
§  1 cup Sugar
§  2 Tablespoons (heaping) Cocoa
§  2 Tablespoons Flour
§  1/2 cup Butter, Melted
§  1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract


Preheat oven to 300 to 325 degrees. (mom cooked it at 325)

Beat eggs until light in color. Beat in sugar until just combined. Add cocoa, flour, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Mix gently until well combined.

Pour batter into four large ramekins or one 8-inch square baking dish. Set ramekins or pan into a larger pan halfway full of water.

Bake 40 to 50 minutes, or until upper crust is crispy and the rest of the batter is firm but not set. Toothpick should come out…not clean, but mixture should not be overly runny. If you pull it out of the oven and have second thoughts, stick it back in for ten more minutes.  (It took 50 minutes in my oven)

Serve with sweetened whipped cream or vanilla ice cream; whatever makes your skirt fly up.



Here is a pic of the fudge sitting in a pan of water while baking in our oven!!


ramekin ramekin ramekin!!

Baked Fudge!!!!





Mom Ellen at 15 and Meowing came up with the first two and Annie of McGuffy’s Reader came up with the second two.

Madi will answer 1-3
Mom will answer 4

1. The first thing I think about in the morning is BREAKFAST.
2. The last thing I think about before sleep is BREAKFAST.
3. I am looking forward to
BREAKFAST                                 .

4. I, Mom of Madi, am so pleased  to tell you Madi loves BREAKFAST and I must say she gets it honestly. I love Breakfast too.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thoroughly Poetic Thursday.

 Today we join
Angel Sammy and brudder Teddy
at Sammy's Poetry Corner



P

 Paws and Pads



Mom loves my paws 
In spite of the claws.
She says my paws are just right
they are all white except for one on
the back right. 
It has a speck of dark gray on top.
Sometimes I let her massage my pads 
Sometimes I have to holler ENOUGH, stop!
They are soft  and pink
But they don't stink this makes Mom glad.
Every night at about nine ten
 I come into the den,
I sashay up to mom who is often napping.
I stand on my back paws while reaching up
with my front paws and no claws,
 I am ever so gentle when I touch her arm.  
She says my timing is purrfect I'm her alarm.
Sometimes not often I let her carry me like a baby.
We lock eyes and do the blinky blinky to one another
With my soft pads, I touch the cheek of  Mother
to let her know I love her like no other.



Wednesday, March 29, 2017

One sentence Wednesday


Hello I'm Kai
 Tall Guy is my human.  He sent this photo to Madi and Mom with one sentence
Kai is mad because I will not chase him!!!

Update on Kai...he is growing like a Labra-weed, digging holes like a Labra-shovel,
and experimenting with new cuisines like socks and baseboards stuff  just like 100% Labrador.


REMINDER

We hope you will enjoy a day at Pullen Park with us during Spring Break.

If you would like to attend this fun event send us a good
picture of you either standing or sitting via email to 
candb214ATattDOTnet. 
Please put Park in subject line 
 Mom will take care of everything else.
ABSOLUTE deadlion for submitting a photo is
April 17.


1:15 PM
My assistant has left the office w/o prior approval...
something about a dental appt. and going by the Pet store
which is close by so I let her leave!!
We'll see you all tomorrow

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Blogville Spring Break at the Park


Mom and I will be hosting our portion of Spring  Break from a local 
Amusement park.



Okay I might as well tell you my mom is obsessed with Grease the Movie!

She has seen Grease 87 x 1,000,000 times.
She loves every minute of it.   However, she loves the
last scene of the Rydell High School Seniors at the carnival.  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYK5jBEUWJk


 It is exactly what the party in her head sees for our Blogville Spring Break Road trip to

There are all kinds of rides and fun things to do at Pullen Park.  


Here is a sneak peep eye of the 'round round.. that is what my human sis
used to call the Merry go Round or Carousel

As you can see from the below plaque it has been there for a long time.
About 5 years ago the park was closed for a total renovation. They did
a beautiful job.

We hope you will enjoy a day at Pullen Park with us during Spring Break.

If you would like to attend this fun event send us a good
picture of you either standing or sitting via email to 
candb214ATattDOTnet. 
Please put Park in subjet line 
 Mom will take care of everything else.
ABSOLUTE deadlion for submitting a photo is
April 17.

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Tuesday Tales from Mom's Past will resume next week.
Oh and the parental units bought computer, 25" monitor, wireless key board and mouse.
The 'puter they wanted had to be ordered.  It will arrive on 4/7/17.  At that time they will make 
an appointment for the Geek Squad to come to the house to set things up.
We'll let you know when that is cause we'll be off line for probably a day.


Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday Mews from Manor Madi

MEWS

Mayor Arty and his Assistant the lovely Mabel are hosting


Hop over the Arty's or Mabel's for all the scoop!!

I, Madison D. Cat will be hostess to a mostest fun event during Spring Break too.
More on that later.


Mom went shopping...I heard bags rattling, so I came running 
to see what she got me!!


Nuttin' for me so I turn on a dime and 


 headed back up to my suite to pout


Mom recently learned how to put a picture in a picture...using Pizap Pro.
WooHoo   it appears old gray mares can learn new tricks


I had a wheelbarrow

of fun weekend pawticipating in Angel Sammy's Bacon Harvest



Louis Dog, Blogville's director of arts and entertainment 
Comedy Film Festival


Thank you Angel Sammy and Louis for such great events!!!

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BREAKING BREAKING BREAKING NEWS

TODAY, MARCH 27, 2017...THE PARENTAL UNITS aka
MOM AND DAD are going to buy a new computer.
Since 2013 they have been using Angel PaPa's puter.  It was about 4 years old then.
Geek Squad worked it over good in 2013.
In 2015 mom had Geek Squad come out to give it a once over and clean up stuff.
At that time the geeks told mom it had about 2 more years life in it.
So............before it goes postal on them they decided to get a new one.
Once it has been selected they will have the geeks come over and switch all our stuffs
from the old one to the new one.  Mom sure does hope the learning curve isn't too deeeeeep
'cause we want to tell everyone about the event we are hosting for
Blogville Spring Break extravaganza.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

SSoS*

1. *Strange Stuff on Sunday


I don't know what a sciatica is but if I have one I hope it doesn't scream at me!!
Mom says this chair is da bomb.  It is a WorkPro 1000 had all kinds of adjustments.

2.  As you might recall SIS  and BIL spent Friday night with us and 1/2 of Saturday!!
I am pleased to report I didn't hissy at sissy AT ALL!!
I even sniffed SISSY's hand.  They came here via another city rather than directly  from their home.
Mom thinks maybe there wasn't too much smell of my niece and nephew, Mia and Frisco.