Deew Fwiendses..It's been ages since i talked to you and it made me so sad not to know how all of you awe.
I had a big talk wif Mommi and said I undewstand that things awe hawd fow hew and Daddi wight now, but I miss my fwiends who have all wallied awound us and send theiw love and good wishes and awe twying hawd to help us out of ouw mess. So she said, she would help me blog as much as she could
Yestewday was my baby bwofuw Duffy's second Biwfday, and although Mommi won't go out of the house (hew eye is still a mess and she doesn't want to be seen by othew hoomans)
we asked him and his Mom Auntie Kawen to come ovew to celebwate
Duffy, being a shy type couldn't believe it was all fow him
I whispewed my good wishes in his bootiful eaws
and then he saw the fantastic cawd i had witten him-the cawd is most bootiful and was designed by Ewic's squaweMom
(Duffy is vewy conscious of awt and design and was bowled ovew by this bootimous cawd)
it's Pwo Shoo Toe and melon twust me, it's fantaboolous!!!!
well, that whetted ouw appetite, so we asked auntie Kawen to pick a pizza to be delivewed fow a second couwse
we needed a little west aftew that, hehehe
|but then I discovewed a most delicious smell coming fwom the top of the piano,and asked Duffy to come help me figoowe out what it was|
it was a scwumptious cake auntie Kawen baked fow Duffy's Biwfday!!!
it had Cawwots and Peamut Buttew and cweam cheese!!! YUMMMMMMM , plus it was gowgeous and had these soopew buffulo sticks (ow something)all awound
I tested the fwosting to make suwe it was good enuff to eat fow Duffy, hehehehehe
sadly, the pawtions wewe tiny(something about me having gained a pound in the last six momfs..well, if I told you how much Mommi has gained , she wouldn't be too thwilled , I can tell you, and yet she keeps eating)
Duffy made a special wish fow all doggies to be safe and happy and fow motowcycles to disappeaw fwom awound whewe he is( he is vewy scawed of the noise they make)
Since he didn't weally like the Pwo Secko I offewed him befowe, I thought I would give him a mowe manly bwew
(I had put this aside fow a special occasion..it was given to me by my sweet Jake and Fewgie bwofuw and sissie when they visited a few weeks ago)
he became quite silly aftew that..
Happy Biwfday my sweet baby Bwofuw Duffy!!!!!!!!!!
Again, I would like to thank all of you, my twoo fwiends, who awe making Mommi and Daddi not lose hope and awe giving us the help and couwage to keep going.
I will twy to come awound and visit in the next few days..Please know you awe always in my heawt!!!!! and nevew out of my thoughts.smoochie kisses
Dear Asta you keeps werking on your mama cuz we misses you lots an I just noes efurrythng iz gonna werk owt okais *kisses*
Sweet Asta, Mommi and Daddi...we are so glad to hear from you, we wish Duffy the happiest barkday and want you all to know we are always thinking of you and holding you close to our hearts.
We love you and send kisses for everybody.
gussie n teka
Hi Asta :)
First ,we want to wish a belated happy birthday to Duffy!!!!!!!!!
You certainly gave him a good time ;)
We are also sending purrs to your Dad. We bet your Mom & Dad are thankful for your company :)
We wish you all the best and will be purring hard!!!!!
Purrs Mickey,Georgia & Tillie
We iz so soree to hearz abouts your dadee loozin' hiz job. Dis iz awful terrybull newz & we hopes dat he iz able to findz a new one soon.
Da job market iz not good buts we iz sure dats your dadee can call on all da peeplez he haz done work with & findz something.
We will keeps our pawz all crossed until it happenz & also send lots of purrz to your momee so she duzzn't haz a nervous fall-apart.
Mebbe da Pro-Secco will help!
We lovez you,
Dr Tweety, Delilah, Maximillian, Iris, & da Auntie Stinkie
Welcome back! I has missed you girlfuriend! A very Happy Belated Barkday wish to your brudder Duffy, it looks like youz had a fun time celebrating. :)
Woofs and LIcks,
PeeS you and your family is in our prayers.
So glad you had a nice visit and some goodies with Duffy. Mom has been in your Dad's situation before so she knows what it's like.. Keep their spirits up the best you can, it's a tough job market out there.
Oh, and Mom's trying to lose some weight but she's old, it's hard! ;)
Miss Asta! I have been so worried about you and your mommi and daddi. I am glad that you were able to celebrate Duffy's birthday and have a happy making party.
I am thinking of you and so is momma and we are sending all our energy to help you drag mommi to the computer and cheer herself by escaping to blog land.
Hi Kousins Asta!
It's me, Koobuss! It's so nice to hear from my kousin again. You have been on our mind a lot. (What happened to your Mommi's eye? Nobody tells me anything.)
Looks likes Duffy had a nice barkday pawty at your house. I love pizza and all that other stuff, too. Duffy is lucky to have a big sister so close by. You take good care of your cute little bruvver.
Happy Barkday to Duffy! We hope your Mommi feels better soon, good luck to your Daddi, and all of the above to you, sweet little Kousin Asta!
We love ya all!
Lots of Extra Koobuss Kisses,
Love ya all!!
What a nice B-Day Pawty. You dogs had all the good stuff, Prosecco, Beer, Pizza, Prosciutto e Melone and CAKE! My birthday is coming up...can I come over! Hehe
We missed you!
Happy Birthday to Duffy!
Glad to see you had a pawesome celebration for him!
You all are in our thoughts every day!
Kisses and hugs
What a fun party. Pizza and cake.
You have fantastic parents and we're sure they're going to come through this okay!
We're sorry about your mom's eye. We thought it was doing better.
HAPPY HAPPY BIRFDAY DUFFY. I am soooo sorry it is late. You had a super duper Pawty. I think I almost fainted just hearing about that delicious Birfday cake!!!
I have really missed both of you and I hope you keep coming back to Blogville to visit with all of us. We need you.
So much nom nom nom in one post!
Happy Birfday to Duffy!
Please pass along some H&K to your mommi and daddi from us!
Khywa and Khousin Mewdie
Happy Barkday, Duffy!!!! What yumzers foodables you got to have - Mom says SHE would be happy to eat those delish goodies!!! We have thought of your Mama and Daddy so much lately and wish on the dogstar that Daddy finds another situation furry, furry soon. We loves you guys so much! Wonderful that Aunt Karen came and brought such a bootiful cake!
Big Hugs and Love xoxoxo
Sammie and the gang
Oh, Asta! I have missed you oodles and gobs! I'm so glad to hear from you and I hopes you know that we're all thinking of you and your mommi and daddi and I'm sending powerful brindle wishes your way!
Thank you for telling us all abouts Duffy's birthday pawty! Gosh, it looks like he had a Most Wonderful time! And all those noms looked DEE-lish! I hopes all of Duffy's wishes come true. And I hopes all your wishes come true, too!
Wiggles & Wags,
Asta! Hi !! When I saw that your Mama and Papa had a party it made us so happy because it makes us think their spirits are up! Please tell Duffy I'm sending him a big, big birthday slobberooo and I'm sending you and your parents lickies and kissies too. And I have to mention that my Mama was drooling over the prosciutto and melon and I almost had to take my slobber towel to her!
We think about you always and hope for brighter days ahead.
C'est super de vous revoir ! Et quelle jolie fête vous avez eue !
Bisous à tous,
Hi Asta and family! Parental Unit and I are soooo glad to see you're back! We sure did miss ya! We loved this post-Duffy is a gorgeous-a most unusual looking and handsome Wire! Happy /birthday to Duffy!
And we gotta tell ya, what great food for Duffy's celebration-"pro shoe toe" and melon, washed down with a glass of Prosecco is our kind of dinner. We'll be over tomorrow :-)
Do not lose hope-you'll make it!
Lots of love and good thoughts from Bocci and his Parental Unit
Oh Asta, well done you for dragging Mommi back to the computer and giving Duffy such a splendiferous birthday party. You and Mommi and Daddi are always in our thoughts and we keep sending our positivist vibes over the Pond.
Bertie (and Gail).
PS Isn't Eric's Mum so clever!
Hey there Asta. We sure have missed you. D & B and all us dales wish little Duffy a wonderful birthday.
Please give your pinkies smoochie kisses from us xxxx
Noah Willow Tess Lucy
What a fabulous birthday pawty for Duffy! You sure know how to do it up right, Asta!
We think about you and your mommi and daddi every single day!
Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch
We would have loved to celebrate Duffy's birthday with you, it looks as if you certainly had a fabulous time, the cake looks like heaven.
We were so happy to see you had managed to drag your Mommi to the computer and she helped you type about the birthday party. We have missed you so much.
We send big hugs to you all.
Molly, Taffy and MOnty.
PS. Mummy says please could you say hello to Auntie Karen, she loved meeting her when she was in NY.
Thank goodness you are there to remind your mom of her priorities.
Of course she has to blog and stop worrying!
We loved your post and felt as though we were right there at the party with you and Duffy.
We could almost taste that cake it looked so good.
Of course we were a little worried about Duffy drinking....but well it was his birthday.
We join him in his wish to make noisy motorbikes go away - we hate them too.
Tell your humans that we are thinking of them but they have to try and be like us dogs ...... one day at a time!
Martha and Bailey xxx
Hi Asta that was a great Birthday day you gave Duffy and Belated Happy Birthday wishes to him.
I know you are helping mom and dad though this hard time, for just being you.
I'm sending you some positive vibes, to help you keep a smile on you mom and dads face.
See Yea george xxx
Asta, Mommy was so happy to see that you are blogging again! We missed seeing your cute woofie face!!!
What a great party!! Happy belated birthday to Duffy!!!
We are sending lots of purrs from our home to yours!!!
That food is just too scrumptious!
I can't believe DufDuf is TWO already!
Please give your mommi an extra helping of sugars from the Mackman!
Happy birthday to Duffy! Looks like a great partay! So sorry to hear about your dad's job, but I know good things are coming for you all soon.
hello asta its dennis the vizsla dog hay nice to see yoo i am glad yoo ar abel to entertayn yore mama and dada and duffy and evrybuddy!!! we ar tail wagging for all of yoo!!! ok bye
hi Asta, we're glad that you had a happy celebration for Duffy! it sure does look like it was a lot of fun. we love that cake with the buffalo sticks! hee hee! we want some of that!
please tell your mommi and daddi to do not despair. you have a lot of wonderful friends who won't let you sink. you can come to live with us if you need to. we would love to have a sweet little sissy to play with. we are thinking of you and keeping you in our thoughts! hey, your birfday (and mine (Bailey's)) is coming up pretty soon! time for another huge party!!!
I missed you my sweet woofie friend, Glad your mum and dad are tryng to stay possitive. You are so right that everyone is on your side. Glad mummy helped you to blog. Beautiful birthday party. Hugs GJ xx
We heard about your daddy's sad news and came by to show our support. Stay strong, you'll get through it!
We have been catching up on your blog, there's always something fun happening here and enjoyed the party pictures of Duffy, and the visits by Stella, Fergie & Jake.
We would like to wish Duffy a very happy birthday! Glad you got some foodables!
Our mom has added your mommi and daddi to her prayer list! And we help her! Every morning and every night, we all pray together. We just know that something will work out for all of you!
Penny & Patches
I thinks dat was just what you needed...a party withs your brudder.
I know these last days haves been difficult on your pawrents and we all understand your mom not being around to helps you blog but we still loves ya'll and hopes everything gonna be ok.
What a great party even if it was small. We are thinking of you guys and sending all our pawsetive energy to you.
oooh look at that pizza :D
El'bow & Hauwii
aw asta you are so precious, a very beautiful soul indeed loves and licks
Hey sissy! Seeing all the pichures of the celebration made me happy all over again. Those eatables were fantastical weren't they. Thanks again for the very special birfday party.
Whoosh...what beach should you and I escape to, Asta...Stan thinks we should go to Cape Cod...he needs a fur trim and he's way too hot for any southern destinations...
Oh, my Love Tunnel has been such a hit...Mumsie had to buy a new welcome mat, cuz the old one got worn out. Honestly, the homeless dogs inside there soooo appreciate my efforts to run that little soup kitchen...I am just so um...PHIL AND THROP IK.....
Kisses dear girlie...
And I know of a motorcycle we can steal the tires off if Duffy wants a new chew toy...
XXOO Lacie Cakes
Mumsie mumbled somethin' bout buyin' another cake tomorrow and eatin' all of it again...waz up with that....
Asta. Sissie. We KNEW you'd be the one to boost Auntie Ami's and Daddi's spirits. You have an important job ... and you are very good at it. Knowing you are there to deliver all your love helps us to feel confident that all is in good hands.
Seeing all of you made us happy for Duffy (Happy Happy Birthday, Duff) and happy for your family (celebrations ALWAYS brings smiles and good feelings. But it made us a little sad. We miss you. Lots. More than we can express.
So. Do us a favor. OK? Curl up next to Auntie Ami. Get Daddi to hold you close and cuddle you. Give some smoochie kisses. Lots of them. And remind them of when we were there. 'Cause we'd like to be delivering those things ourselves.
Consider yourselves loved by us.
Thanks for getting your mommi back on the pooter. And keep up the good work. You are the BEST medicine and therapy. We just KNOW it.
Bruvver Jake and Sissie Fergi xxoo
OMD! What a fantastic burpday party! Duffy is most lucky. We were especially interested in the Pro-shoe-toe and melon. NOMNOM. I'm sure you both did a great job of cheering up your apes who are most in need of cheer! Huzzzah!
Otis & the Peppy Sheppys.
Asta sweetie pea! I'm so wagging you dragged Mommi back to the pooter. Dogs, love and laughter are the bestest medicine I know of and lookie what there is here on your blog.....squillion of all that bestest stuff for you three!
Loved your pawty for Duffy, it looked smashing apart from the smidgen of cake you got. NOT FAIR. Brother Duffy- isn't he's a perfect square? Handsome too, must run in the family. (You are specially pretty in your photos) Give Duffy some Terrier Trouble Two birthday wishes from me!
Big smackeroonie kisses for you and Mommi and Daddi. Eric xxxx
Hello dear Asta. Sorry we are always so late with things. Blame it on our mama...she can't seem to keep up. Happy barkday to your little bro Duffy. Lots of good food and company from the looks of it. We love you!
BabyRD and Hootie
Happy Birthday to brother Duffy!! That was quite a party with yummy treats. Too bad you can't have bigger portions...birthday calories don't count!
We hope your mom and dad keep feeling positive about your daddy finding another job soon. I'm sending my best strongest poodle vibes to all those employers out there to hire your dad.
Thanks for sharing Duffy's birthday with us, we really enjoyed the celebrations and were quite exhausted by the end of the post!!
We know you're going through tough times at the moment - FH had so many days of puffy eyes herself when she got the big R at the end of 2008 so she knows exactly how you feel. She says she knows sometimes it can be hard to believe but things will get better - hang in there! We're sending all our pawsitive thoughts your way.
Schnauzer snuggles - JD and Max.
I gotta tell ya Asta....ya all have the bestest parties.....happy belated barkday ta Duffy.....it looks like ya all got ta celebrate ta the nines.....
Dewey Dewster here....
Great party! Thanks for sharing with us.
Licks and wags..
Wow! Excitin' times and pawties! That beer you were sippin' looked mighty tasty! As did the other treats. What a fun time!!!!
Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
A Happy Late Birthday to sweet Duffy. I am so glad that your mommie got up your birthday post about Duffy's party. I bet that even cheered her up a little, how could seeing your sweet faces do anyting but that.
I am thinking of your folks and praying that things will work out. I have heard that some have said that when one door closes another opens up. I know that doesn't help right now but I know in my heart that your folks will be more than OK when this is said and done.
Sending head butts to all at your place.
That was one awesome birthday. You are quite the hostess. We are sending you positive vibes at this moment use them for whatever is needed.
What a fabulous and delicious looking celebration!! Happy Birthday to Duffy!!
w00fs, hmm me not know where me other comment wented..but happy late barkday to duffy..foodies looked soo yummy....me wishes ur mommi and daddi always good times and never sad times..
~rocky - jodee~
Oh Asta we all fail on our blogging so no pup is ever to blame.
More importantly - I want that pizza!!
We are so sorry about the hard times. My mom person says she know's you guys help to make your people feel better.
I'm not sure about that melon thingie, but that pizza might be the most beautimous thing we ever did see. One day we would like to try real New Yawk pizza pie!
Hugs & love!
Oskar & his mom person
Oh & super happy birthday to Duffy!!!
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