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Bashful’s Adventures

20140616-092019-33619197.jpgBashful is having an awesome time with my friend Speedy in the United Kingdom. Can you believe that throughout his adventures, he still found time to get help and to send me a Father’s Day card??  Look at it above – it touched my little heart so much.  It was the first thing that me and mommy looked at yesterday.  Thanks Speedy!!

Speedy is showing Bashful such a great time.  Please be sure to check out their adventures on their blog.  Here is just a couple of pictures they have posted.  That is the most adorable bed that little Bash is getting to sleep in at night – I ❤ it!  It looks so comfy.  And the other picture – aaww – Speedy’s mom/dad took him out to visit a stream.  WOW – he got to meet some of his ancestors!  So very cool.  Cause you know – Bashful’s dad was a rolling stone but his mommy was a brook pebble!

Have fun my little man!!  And thank you so much Speedy for hosting my little tyke.

 

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Posted by on 06/16/2014 in Bacon, Bashful Field Trip

 

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Cough – Oink – Snort – HELLO

My little tyke Bashful has finally landed at his destination… Just where or where in the world was it??

Anybody recognize that rabbit?  YEP It’s Speedy! Check out his posting this afternoon for more pictures and what he’s been up to today.  In fact, he ate one of my favorite dinners tonight.  What is it?  Check it out and see my friends!!

 
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Posted by on 06/13/2014 in Bacon, Pet Rocks

 

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Happy Birthday Bashful!!

 

 OMP (oh my pig!)  Can you believe that it’s been an entire year since Bashful came to live with me?  This is him all snuggled in transport the first time that I saw him – aaww.  Wasn’t he all cute and innocent in his straw bed? 

And to think, fast forward a year and think of all of the wonderful places he has traveled.  France to see Easy, Australia to see Fozzie, Virginia to see Stuart, United Kingdom to see Misaki and where is he now?  I’m not telling but you are going to be surprised where he turns up next.  That is definitely for sure!

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So, today, let’s all wish our little international rolling stone a huge HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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Posted by on 03/20/2014 in Bacon, Pet Rocks

 

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The Valentines Date to Remember

 You voted for it and the two winners were Benedict and Rockelle for their hot date on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2014.  The day started off with a lot of primping, planning and excitement.  Manny and Bashful helped Benedict get ready for the day as Princess Coralena and Virginia helped Rockelle.

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The day started off with the exchanging of some gifts.  In the picture to the left, Benedict gave Rockelle a special box of chocolates telling her how he feels.  Notice, “You Caught My Eye” was written on the box.  Nice touch Benedict!  In the picture to the right, Rockelle gave Benedict a red hot love ducky because she went quackers for him.  Nice touch Rockelle.

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Then, it was time for dinner.  Mom and dad researched a lot of restaurants that would be unique for the happy couple.  Something that touched both of them in

a different way.  Something that made them think of their homelands.  You know since Rockelle is from Australia and Benedict is

from the United Kingdom.  A place maybe they didn’t have from their birth places but something  that was unique to the United States.  Then the light bulbs went off in their heads and they knew of the perfect place.  Reservations were made and mom/dad (AKA the chauffers for the night) then bundled the two up for their romantic dinner.

 

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Yep, that’s right.  They went to Hooters on Tara Boulevard.  The night started off with some shots in the picture to the left.  After a few shots, Benedict and Rockelle loosed up a bit and started talking about their feelings for each other.  In the picture to the right, you can tell that there was a magnetic pull to each other.  Perhaps love was starting to erupt?

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. They did a few shots to loosen up – you know liquid courage.  Hooters is a great place that plays a variety of different music.  Once they were loosed up, they were rocking to the music.  Benedict asked Rockelle to dance.  They did the electric rock slide and the pebble shuffle… you know instead of the two step or twerking.

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After the shots and all of that dancing, they thought they might need to get something on their stomachs.  You know drinking without eating makes one light headed and who knows what would roll around then?  They started with some buffalo shrimp.  Who needs utensils?  It is finger food so they both dived into the plate.  Benedict was such a gentleman and actually wiped some sauce off of Rockelle’s face.  Of course the proper way would have been by using a napkin instead of using his tongue.  But she seemed to like it.

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Both liked fish so they decided to order the big fried fish sandwich.  It was enough to share.  And there is a reason that it’s called the big fish sandwich.  Do you see how big that fish is? This was certainly one that didn’t get away and was a keeper.   Benedict started on one side and Rockelle started on the other side.  They met in the middle.  And the little round things are tater tots. It’s often been said that Benedict looks like a potato so it isn’t a shocker that he absolutely loved the tots.  20140216-182219.jpg

20140216-182230.jpg And Hooters, they are known for their wings.  Yeah, that’s right. They’re known for their delicious wings.  They got some of those to try as well.  What’s a great night out if you don’t have lots of food.  And they were there for several hours getting to know each other.  The wings were fried, breaded and medium – mmmm – Rockelle loved them.

And, of course there is one more thing you have to do when you are at Hooters.  I’m not sure if you are familiar with this restaurant.  The staff is wonderful, gracious and very out going.  They were wonderful to Benedict and Rockelle on their special date night.  And since this was their first time at the restaurant, they wanted to give them a memory in a picture.  So, they all decided to have their picture taken with the special couple.

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Notice the two in the picture.  And the girls were gorgeous.  But after the photograph, Benedict assured Rockelle that she was the beauty and he only had eyes for her.  aaww – way to go Benedict!  20140216-182249.jpg

 After they left Hooters, they didn’t want the date to end.  They decided they needed something sweet.  And again, Benedict came through.  While they were in the back seat, mom/dad overheard Benedict tell Rockelle there was nothing they could get that would be sweeter than her.  I think by this point they were holding hands as well.

They decided they wanted ice cream so mom/dad (AKA Chauffers) took them to Baskin Robins where they enjoyed a scoop of snickers ice cream.  By this time, they wanted to sit at a separate table from mom/dad so they could talk by themselves.  Mom and dad heard a lot of giggles so it seems they were getting along great.

20140216-182257.jpgDate night must have went really well because the next morning, Benedict and Rockelle were seen in the kitchen sharing a heart shaped doughnut.  This special date night might be the start of something fabulous – maybe even a great relationship like Bogey and McCall.  One never knows.

So friends, pat yourselves on the backs for a wonderful twosome.

I would like extend a special thank you to Mike Fiely the manager at Hooters and his wonderful staff located at 6785 Tara Boulevard, Jonesboro.  Ya’ll really helped this little piggy out in making this special date night one to remember for my pet rocks.  I would say, “You Rock!”

 
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Posted by on 02/17/2014 in Bacon, Pet Rocks

 

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Bashful Made it Home!

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Bashful sweet Bashful finally made in home to the Hotel Thompson this weekend.  He came riding in on his skateboard that he got for Christmas at Misaki’s.  He was tired, had jetlag  and had a LOT of explaining to do on his travels back home.  I let him get some sleep but told him we needed answers.

Over breakfast this morning, he told us that he had an awesome time with Misaki and family.  He spoke of fun playing cards, riding his skateboard down some ramps, getting some beer and seeing some sights.  He also said it rained a lot more there than here in south Georgia – snorts.  He has memories that he will never forget and so much fun!

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And he brought home some gifts. 

A piggy coaster that reads, “The best way to behave is to misbehave”; some seaside rock candy in the star (really delicious!); some Percy Pig candies (I can’t get enough of these!); a wonderful keychain to remind me of my travels and a pink piggy tote bag.

Thank you Misaki so very much for the treats, the kindness of hosting my Bashful  and showing him a great time.  I think he even came home with the cutest little accent!  I am so jealous of it. He has definitely gotten the rock girls heads turning here at the Hotel Thompson with that accent – snorts.

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AND, Bashful came home with a friend.  Misaki said he was “sweet but slightly dim”.  I think they got into great trouble traveling together on the way home.  It could account for his interview with Rolling Stone magazine – snorts. 

May I present to you the  newest member of our rock clan – Benedict Cumberock.

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Posted by on 01/27/2014 in Bacon, Pet Rocks

 

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I Got Mail!

You might remember a couple of weeks back I wished Percy Pig happy birthday.  You can find the post here https://piglove.wordpress.com/2013/07/23/happy-birthday/  He actually turned 21 that day – what an accomplishment!  Mommy has Percy Pig on her Facebook and we often read about the candy.  We’ve wanted to try them and even mentioned it in my post.

Well let me tell you about the kindness of someone right here on our blog.  Misaki, who is an Alaskan Malamute, has his own blog at http://themisadventuresofmisaki.wordpress.com/  Misaki  emailed me to advise that his human works close to a Marks and Spencer that sells the Percy Pig candies and asked it we would like some.  This little piggy was overwhelmed at the generosity of Misaki and his family.

Last night when mommy got home, we had a package in the mail and it was to me!  I opened it up and there was a personalized letter from Misaki.

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I was so piggy thrilled and excited!  My first international mail from the United Kingdom.  I couldn’t slow down from running throughout the Hotel Thompson.  Mommy thought I was already high on sugar – snorts.  We opened the package to find – insert angelic music here – Percy Pig delights!  All kinds of Percy Pig delights!  There was Percy Piglets, Percy and Penny, Percy Pig and Percy Pig and Friends.  So much to choose from!  Mommy opened up the bags and put them in a tight sealed container.  I got to pick one to eat – snorts.  She *thought* she was going to get a picture – snorts.  She gave it to me and I was so hyped up from getting the package that I took off to my room to eat it.

Might I add – it was delicious!  It was kind of like a gummy bear and we all know that I absolutely LOVE my gummy bears.  It was sweet with a fruity taste.  I like to refer to them as pig heaven – snorts.  Mom/dad tried one as well.  Daddy was not a big fan.  He doesn’t know good taste when it comes to gummy bears like me and mom do 🙂  Mom, of course, loved them too.

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  You’re probably asking what they look like.  Well, that’s easy.  They look like little pigs 🙂  Except for the package of Percy and Friends.  They have pigs, cows and sheep.  Cool huh?  Here’s a picture of them.

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So Misaki and family – thank you so very, very, very MUCH!  I can’t tell you thank you enough.  Thank you so much for thinking of this little oinker and making his week with such a kind and thoughtful gesture.  Many hogs and snout kisses my friend – XOXO – Bacon

 
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Posted by on 08/02/2013 in Bacon

 

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Romper Room Throw Back

20121126-064758.jpgMom told me about this show that she used to watch growing up as a child. It was called Romper Room. Do you remember it? She said that it was a series that ran from 1953 until 1994. Of course, snort – mom came in there sometimes in the late 1970’s.

She told me she used to watch it ALL of the time. We even found an old back issue of one of them and she showed it to me. Even dad said he watched it growing up. Of course, it was right up there with shows like Captain Kangaroo and Mr. Rogers.

There were lots of things that mom and dad both said they learned. One thing was when they served milk and cookies to the children. You remember the little prayer given before eating, “God is great, God is good. Let us thank him for our food. Amen.” I think I’ve even heard daddy still mutter that before dinner sometimes – snort.

And do you remember the bumblebees, Mr. Do-Bee and Mr. Don’t-Bee? Do-Bee good little children and Don’t Be Mean. Those were so hilarious when we watched the show the other day – LOL

The ending was my favorite – the magic mirror. “Romper, bomper, stomper boo. Tell me, tell me, tell me, do. Magic Mirror, tell me today, have all my friends had fun at play?” The teacher would then name off names, “I see Jimmy and Lucy and Tiffany and Judy…” I *so* hoped she would say Bacon in the episode we watched, but she didn’t. Mom said she never said her name either. Pooey.

So, I kind of wanted to do a throw back to the old Romper Room Magic Mirror. I wanted to look in my Magic Mirror and ‘see‘ all of the people that have seen my blog.

I see Hungary, I see Italy, I see Bosnia and Herzegovina. I see Greece, I see Lebanon, I see Australia and I see Oman (I had to look that one up on the map!).

I see Saudi Arabia, I see Denmark, I see Maylaysia and I see United Republic of Tanzania. I see Estonia, I see Kenya, I see Vietnam and I see Pakistan.

I see Israel, I see the United States, I see the Netherlands and I see the United Kingdom. I see Canada, I see South Africa, I see Mexico and I see Germany.

I see Singapore, I see Spain, I see Georgia (not to be confused to the Georgia where I live in the United States 🙂 and I see the Phillippines. I see Brazil, I see India, I see Portugal and I see Indonesia.

I see Switzerland, I see Poland, I see Russian Federation and I see Ireland. I see Serbia, I see New Zealand, I see Malta and I see France.

I see Thailand, I see Taiwan, I see Guatemala and I see Sweden. I see Republic of Korea, I see Norway, I see Hong Kong and I see Austria.

I see Columbia and I see Aruba. I see Peru and I see Ukraine.

Thanks for visiting and I hope to see you again REALLY SOON my friends. Hogs and Kisses – Bacon

 
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Posted by on 02/09/2013 in Uncategorized

 

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