Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Meet Bernie...

I LOVE getting Christmas cards.

I ADORE getting Christmas cards that are pictures.

Those are the kind I send out each year (Except for this year!  Long story...).

But I want to show you the most quaint, unique and exceptional photo Christmas card I've ever received in the mail --it just happened this week.  That is the one pictured above.  Have you ever seen anything cuter?

And that Bernie, isn't he just adorable?

Yes, Bernie is a chicken, and he's red and he's wishing me and my family Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from him and his family!

Bernie lives here.  His family lives up front in their own house.  Bernie and his ladies share this swanky little cottage and the girls are busily making a nice lady named Kim plenty of brown eggs.

My friend Kim --who is also a faithful blog reader-- made a dream of hers come true.  She started by researching;  doing all her homework, then got chickens early this year;  she just loves them.  

Before she ordered them, she found the plans for and then had her builder husband build them the cutest little house ever, complete with a picket fence!

The chickens, under Bernie's watchful eye,  are happy ladies and --really-- who wouldn't be, living in such a cute neighborhood!

Their little yard is a picture, isn't it?

And the girls even sent Kim after a wreath to hang on their gate so their little abode would be extra festive for Christmas!

MERRY CHRISTMAS to Bernie and his family, and especially to my friend, Kim!


Unknown said...

The coop is darling and I love the wreath on the sreen door, but I must say... Tne "Bernie" Christmas card is the best! I just love it!!

Unknown said...

Oh, I wanted to say Merry Christmas, too! Have a blessed holiday!

Ali said...

Awww I LOVE it!! That is so adorable! Bernie is quite the cutie! If we ever get chickens, I want a hen house like that one, how quaint! Merry Christmas =)

Flat Creek Farm said...

Awww, the Bernie card is perfect! Love their coop, yard, all of it. Wonderful! My chicken dreams were fulfilled this year too. However the chickens didn't make the card this year. Our annual tradition of the 'little donkeys' Christmas card was carried on this year (come over and check us out ;)). Merry Christmas to you and yours! I enjoy your blog so very much! -Tammy

lil red hen said...

Now that's quite a house! I'd love to have hens and fresh eggs. We are contract poultry growers so aren't allowed to have other chickens on the farm.

Your little magazine on the web is wonderful; I enjoy your vintage finds. Charlotte

Dar said...

Bernie made the card~~how sweet is that. My Mother also has a hen house that is on skids so she can have it moved from the barn to closer to the house for the winter. This way she doesn't have so far to tend her birds and gather eggs. She is 81 and still keeps chickens over winter., each of them with names. Sweet Entry
BlessYourHeart and MerryChristmas

Kerin said...

Very adorable and original!

Wishing you all a very, very Merry Christmas. Warm wishes from our home to yours :)