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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Roos, Hens, & a Few Chicks Too


Roos and hens and a few chicks too.

Welcome!

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Shelia @ Note Songs

Heart of Home Party

Roosters and Chickens ~ Honored Guests



Summer in Texas

I think the sign says it all . . .




So come into the cool of the AC, and grab

yourself a refreshing glass of iced tea.



And let me tell you about a great book

for those of you who favor feathered friends.

THE ART OF THE CHICKEN

by Linda Arnaud


More than just a cookbook, in addition to 85 of the author's favorite chicken recipes, the pages of this book are filled with gorgeous photos of hundreds of chicken collectibles. As the publisher says, "A barnyard of delights for collectors of folk art, kitchenware, and cookbooks." Need I say more?

You'll find a copy of this book available here on Amazon.



Another unusual recipe book is one written in French, but also full of delightful photos of chicken collectibles, including many pieces of French faience.



It's no secret that here at HFTS one finds

a collection of French faience in many forms.



And tucked among pieces of faience

are other small treasures that often

fall into the category of feathered friends.



Egg Cups and Covered Dishes



Chicken Inspired Vignettes

At Various Times During The Year



Pottery Barn Chicken Wire Tray



You can read the story of these

delightfully hand painted eggs here.

They were a gift from the very talented and generous




Vintage "Take Courage" Card Stand From England



Folk Art by New Mexico Artist, Mark Kluck



Note Cards to Write a Party Thank You

to Our Hostess, Shelia of Note Songs



Does your mother know you're out partying?



Grab a partner and dance on over to join

all the other roos, hens and chicks at the party.


Also joining









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