Friday, October 31, 2014

Crazy Cat Lady IX

A snowy morning and chilly day (currently 35 Degree F) leads to cozy snuggles with my babes!!  Here are a lot of photos I took throughout the summer of my boys doing what they do best!

 - Sunbathing -

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- Nap Time - 

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- Hangin' Out -

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(Cosmo regularly has spikes on his head from drinking water out of the faucet.  Of course, he can't just drink the water like a normal cat…instead he lets the water fall on the top of his head, run down his face, and drinks it as it drips off his nose)
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As soon as Cosmo stopped looking out the window, Clue walked right up and started copying
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Watching the neighbor's cat from across the driveway…you can see it's head in the bottom corner of the  window.
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Grumpy face after just waking up
- As Seen On Instagram -

Saturday, October 25, 2014

State Capitol Tour

Ever since I relocated to Madison, I have been wanting to get a guided tour of the Capitol building. Well, after about a year, my other half and I finally made it a date! Corey had off work on Friday, so we spent much of the day downtown getting lunch at the food carts, stopping at "Fair Trade" for coffee, browsing the library and ending to lovely afternoon with a capitol tour.

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Conference room ceiling inside the Governor's office…lots of gold leafing!
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Our view from inside the dome!
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View from the rotunda
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Close up of the painting inside the dome…I know you've seen this in a previous post as well
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There were a lot of pretty sky lights
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Fossil in the wall
We were able to go into all the main rooms in the Capitol and got a brief history lesson in each one.  We saw the Governor's office area, the Senate Chamber, the Assembly Chamber, and Supreme Court.  Each room was different but they all had a few things in common:  a lot of gold leafing, a lot of marble, large antique paintings, and a lot of natural light.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

DIY Recycled Paper Cat Litter

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I found this awesome DIY project for homemade cat litter on treehugger.com (a site I am newly obsessed with!). I thought it was worth a try, especially since I always have a pile of newspapers laying around…mostly the unwanted shopper ads.