Tuesday, December 09, 2008

A Christmas Tour through the Pond



Hello, I'm the cookie-stealing bunny and I'll be narrating this trip through the Pond.





Queen Bitty is busy hiding the Santa hat behind the couch. But I didn't tell you that.





I just work here, folks. I report the news.




For the beginning of our Christmas Tour of the Pond, let's start with the bathroom. It's the one place in the house I've never searched for cookies. Wait a minute....



Yes, it's true. The Blond Duck has a Christmas tree in her bathroom. And a yellow duck toilet lid cover.


Next, we've got a lovely whimsical little thing next to two cheap Wal-Mart decorations.



A nativity scene that has survived Bear's curious pawing action.





Here, I give you peaceful Santa.




And as any good Texan, the Blond Duck has a cowboy Santa.




Excuse me, cookie-stealing bunny? How much longer is this going to last? I have to pee. Do you know how heavy this sword is?




For those of you who were curious about the stocking situation....I went for simple.


Now we come to my favorite part of the tour....





A flying pig's butt.


Just kidding.





We have some moose poop, which is a Pike family tradition and a really long story.





The Blond Duck gave this ornament to Ben when they got engaged.





And this ornament is from their trip to Alaska.




If you couldn't tell, she's kinda into angels.



Obsessed, really.




Neurotic.





Fanatical.





Angel-crazy.





This is the kitchen fairy Sprinkles was based off of in the "Kitchen Magic" series.




The Santa and the tree are friends. They keep all the other kitchen appliances up all night with their gossip.





Excuse me, cookie-eating Bunny! Excuse me! You forgot to talk about me, the fat little chicken pot. I may not have a Christmas cactus or poinsettia, but I'm still festive.






I would be festive, but I have a bag of dog food in my back.




Merry Christmas from the Pond!




Now if you'll excuse me, there's a box of Nilla Wafers in the pantry with my name on it.....


Stay tuned Invisible Friends! Tomorrow the Fuzzy Duck and Rubber Chicken go on a date! Thursday we have a special recipe and Friday a brand new "Twirl." Then this weekend, a new "Kitchen Magic" and the release of my book of Christmas Tales! Stay tuned for purchasing details!

50 comments:

Cathy said...

You know, if you showed us Cookie Stealing Bunny every day, I'd laugh at Cookie Stealing Bunny every day. It is one of those images that never gets old to me. And I loved the Christmas tour of La Casa de Duckie -- it totally lived up to my expecations!

Maryann said...

You crack me up! Thanks for the gift of the cookie stealing bunny and a very Merry Christmas to you and yours, Sweety!

doggybloggy said...

its 'cuteville'.....

Bunny said...

I loved the tour Duckie, I love the fat chicken!!

raining sheep said...

Moose poop? Glad to see that everything is being "christmasized" at your house. The dogs look like they are enjoying it the most.

TavoLini said...

I can't get enough of cookie stealing bunny :)

Merry Christmas to all of you!

Grace said...

i really can't seem to get past the cuteness of that bunny picture. it even looks guilty. :)
meanwhile, where can i find my own flying pig's butt?
and also, i'm insanely jealous that you're able to wear a skirt this time of year. :)

Pseudonymous High School Teacher said...

Great bunny picture.

Happy cook said...

I love your christmas tour. I had this huge smie all the way down while scrolling.
Lov ethe bathroom too.

alexandra's kitchen said...

oh my gosh, so cute. wait, is that a real rabbit? I forget if you have one or not. I love your Christmas spirit!

Marjie said...

You just love bringing out the bunny, who is quite a hoot! It's so nice that your whole house is Christmas themed! We're going to get our tree on Sunday, when most all of us will be home!

Teresa R said...

Like everyone else, I'm completely enamored of the cookie-stealing bunny! I kept scrolling back up to see it (and was grateful he was in the last photo).

Also loved the flying pig's butt (that ornament should win some award, I swear!), and the chicken pot!

Ingrid said...

You're a riot. Love the cookie
stealing bunnies descriptions!
~ingrid

Colleen said...

Your house looks so festive! I love the ornaments that have memories...

Michelle said...

Your ornaments are all adorable! I especially like the flying pigs butt! :)

Debbie said...

We want the moose poop story. Don't tease us like that.

Melissa Miller said...

HAHAHA! Girl you are too funny!
Love the flying pig's butt.
Good one.
PS...I think you decorate just fine.
Smiles.~Melissa :)

Spring Fricks said...

That is the cutest bunny I have ever seen. I am new here so I don't know if it's your bunny or not but oh my, it was hysterical.

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm new to the blogging world but loving every minute of it.

Jaden Paige said...

:) Thanks for stopping by again! That is one cute bunny!

I loved the tour of your pad, very nicely decorated... You are much more festive than us this year- we are just starting out decorating for the holidays, so we don't have much more than a few window clings and our tree. Lol! Happy Holidays!

Tiffany said...

Cute cookie stealing bunny!

Rebecca Jo said...

Is that real moose poop??? Must hear that story!!!!!

Mandy said...

I love the pig ornament. Is it a pig? The one with it's bum showing? :)

Magnolia Wedding Planner said...

My dear! I just adore your xmas decoration..;-) especially the flying pig :-D!
you look amazing and I adored reading the story of rosalita! You are talented hun
great and I send you a big hug and a even bigger kiss
Silvia

Peggy said...

What a cute blog this week! Brought a smile to my lips for sure. LOVE love love the dogs. And especially the pig's butt ornament.

I Wasn't Born a Soccer Mom said...

You are so funny, I love ornaments

nikkicrumpet said...

Nice little tour...lots of fun. but ya gotta close the toidy lid for the pictures lol. Bad duck!

Mary Ann said...

So cute! You are so Christmasy! I love all the decorations and the cookies look great!

Joanna said...

Well that's just ducky. Cute!

Queenie Jeannie said...

Very cute tour!!!

LORI said...

AND HERE I THOUGHT I WAS THE ONLY ONE WITH CHRISTMAS TREES IN THE BATHROOM! I'M IN GOOD COMPANY, LOVE ALL YOUR CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS!

Leslie said...

Cute Christmas decorations! My favorite is the pig's butt!!

jenjen said...

You are so cute Duckie! I wish I had a cookie stealing bunny at my house -- maybe she would steal some of my cookies and I wouldn't end up eating all of them myself! Your tree is very festive and you look beautiful standing next to it with you cute pooches!

XOXOXOXOX
Jen

Reeni said...

Thanks for the tour and the funny commentary!

sassy stephanie said...

She said butt! tee hee hee

Sharon said...

Love all the decorations and the festive background! I am so behind on Christmas shopping & decorating!

Bird, Frizzy and Our Little Yaya said...

I want to hear about the Moose Poop family tradition! Also can't wait to hear about our baby duck and chicken's first meeting. SQUEE!

Juliet said...

Hahaha. So cute. Thank you for the good laugh. :)

The Sugar Fairy said...

I'm still laughing! A tree in your bathroom! Your a very festive person, unfortunately my kids like to pull all my ornaments down:(

The ornament that was inspiration for Sprinkles is my favourite:)

Pam said...

Too cute Duckie. I love the festive bathroom rug. I also like to see your inspiration for Sprinkles.

Marie said...

Duckie, Duckie, Duckie, I just adored this Christmas tour by Bitty!! You have some delightful decorations, just like you, very charming and wonderful!! I love your bathmat and the angels of course!

Did you get my package yet???? I can't wait for it to arrive!!

noble pig said...

Must have the pigs butt.

Lorraine E said...

Wow, that a tour-and I love that flying pig's butt :lol:

Cakelaw said...

LOL - you have inspired me. I haven't put up my tiny fake Christmas tree for years, but I think I will after this. I really like the papier mache(?) dog storing Bitty's and Bear's food - festive despite the dog food!

Megan said...

Thanks for the tour cookie stealing bunny! Tell the bond duck nice pond! :)

Rhea said...

Mouse poop? Do tell me more about that!!

Love all the Christmas decorations. Especially the pig's butt and the cowboy Santa.

Live.Love.Eat said...

Too cute, all the decorations, and the sock dude!!!!

Tiaras and Tantrums said...

VERY cute and clever!!

Theresa said...

Sorry, but I'm kinda behind in the blog world. I have a lot of catching up to do. I love your tour at the Pond and please tell us the story one day behind the poop, please!

Laurie said...

What a fabtastic world!
And I think your Cowboy Santa should meet my Cowboy Snowman!

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