Entries from the ‘Housemates’ Category

A Lesson in Rhubarb and Asparagus

A Lesson in Rhubarb and Asparagus

Posted by Francesca

On Friday’s blog, we taught you all about lilac and today, the lesson takes place in the vegetable garden, where the rhubarb and the asparagus are flourishing!

Viewing the Lilac

Viewing the Lilac

Posted by F&S

A serious survey for our blog readers – Many of you glue squad members have been complaining that you cannot see the blog photos or that you receive an error 404 message.  We have been trying to figure out the problem and we apologize for the inconvenience.  If you have been experiencing …

Sharkey Has a Special Bootie

Sharkey Has a Special Bootie

Posted by Sharkey

As you know, we Frenchies are going through a rough patch.  Francesca will have her lid sewn shut for another couple of weeks, which means that she’ll also have her eye button and cone collar.  My dewclaw issue is healing well but I still need to have my paw bandaged, which is an issue if …

Adorable, Adorable Felted Frenchies!

Adorable, Adorable Felted Frenchies!

Posted by Sharkey

Last month on Martha’s television show, an entire episode was devoted to Etsy.  As you may know, Etsy is an online marketplace where people all over the world run virtual shops to sell their handmade or vintage items, art and supplies.  Etsy member, Jennifer Thornington, was at that show and presented Martha with a very …

Empress Tang Becomes a Nurse!

Empress Tang Becomes a Nurse!

Posted by F&S

As you know, we dogs are having a bit of a rough patch.  Francesca has eye issues, Sharkey has dew claw issues, and both Francesca and G.K. have Lyme disease.  So what does all this mean?  Lots of medicine!

A Visit to the Feed Barn

A Visit to the Feed Barn

Posted by F&S

On Wednesday, before Dr. Pia’s wonderful tribute to mothers yesterday, we Frenchies began telling you about our outing with Uncle Carlos.  We first stopped at the veterinarian to pick up some new medications. Thank you so much for all of your concern and please know that both of us are feeling so much better.  After …

A Quick Visit to the Veterinarian

A Quick Visit to the Veterinarian

Posted by F&S

Uncle Carlos came by the other day the other day because he had some errands to run for Martha.  Of course, we Frenchies, went with him.  One of our stops was the veterinarian, where Francesca had an appointment scheduled and prescriptions to pick up.

Our Official Health Update

Our Official Health Update

Posted by Ghenghis Khan

Thank you everyone for your concern about Francesca and Sharkey.  It’s been rough around here lately.  Even I, Ghenghis Khan, was caught limping around and when my blood was tested at the vet, it was discovered that I, too, have Lyme disease!  Bloody ticks!  So now we’re all taking medicine for one thing or another.

Is it Wood or Faux Bois?

Is it Wood or Faux Bois?

Posted by F&S

Before our recent surgeries, we Frenchies, decided to pay a visit to the patio behind the Summer House where there is a very lovely bench to sit on.  Looking around, we noticed some odd pieces of, what looked like wood, resting on the patio.  We got to wondering what we had found.

A Lesson in Azaleas

A Lesson in Azaleas

Posted by F&S

After helping Wilmer with the cat’s cradles for peonies, we Frenchies, headed to a far corner of the farm, where Martha has planted some beautiful flowering shrubs.  At first, we weren’t quite sure what they were, but with a little investigation, we had it all figured out.