Friday, August 29, 2008

Show & Tell: Tick Tock (wanna see my clock?)

Show and Tell
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Well, wanna see my clocks???
I guess I have a thing for old 70's style plastic wall stuff.
I KNOW I have a thing for EBAY!!!
Last week was my hip flirty eyes, swishy tail, kitty cat clock-
Well, I don't want any (clock) one to feel left out
(they might quit working-perish the thought)
so here's the rest of the family
(except one that still packed up;)

Burwood Frog! love love LOVE IT! Its in the 'frog' bathroom-(did I mention I love it???)

Burwood, in the kitchen. Really matches the yellowish wall color
(which really washes out in my pictures-trust me its pretty),
AND the super cool curtains that were here when we moved in!
Love this little "God bless our daily bread" reminder.

And Ol Grindy from Walmart. We started out with a Big Ben, cheap cheap cheap, which seems to get all noisy and grindy sounding as it get older. I have been know to wake up in the middle of the night and shake it to stop the grinding sound. We've tried other types, but this little Big Ben works best. The alarm is set for the morning wake up call, and placed on its face to cover the light (no I don't want to turn off the light-I might need to check it in the middle of the night.) It is amazing tolerant and reliable! When we go to get another one, we actually say 'Next time I'm at Walmart, remind me to get a new ol grindy.'

Do you have the time?????

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19 comments:

GrumpyAngel said...

I can see why you love your Burwood Frog. So cute and ingenius! What a fun thing to keep. Last week the kitty cat clock. Now the frog. I'm beginning to think you have a flambouyant side you keep in check :-) Am I right? If so, let it out, Carla!

Nola @ AlamoNorth said...

How funny, I can't stand the light on our bedroom clock, so I keep a small handtowel thrown across it!

Kellie said...

I love that kitchen clock!!! The frog is super cute too!

ceekay said...

I Love love love clocks. Your frog one is very cute, but that kitchone one with Give us our Daily Bread is precious. Never seen one like that.

Kelli said...

What a fun collection of clocks! The frog is so cute!
~Kelli

Christina said...

All of your clocks are so cute, I like the kitchen one the most--I've never seen one like that!

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Barbara H. said...

What a fun collection! I love the kitchen one.

Becca said...

I like those clocks. They get me nostalgic for my Grandma's house - especially Ol' Grindy. Seems she had one in every bedroom. :-)

jodi said...

Your clocks have character. I especially like the frog!

Ivory Spring said...

Love the frog clock. I used to have the "give us our daily bread" clock when I first got married!!!!

BarbaraLee said...

The kitchen clock looks like something from home interiors.

diadsie said...

Rip-it! Goes it croak when the batteries die? ; )
We have one of those bird clocks, where there are different birds for the hours. It doesn't work at night, needs light to activate it. It surprises a lot of people.
Cute collection!
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Teeny Tiny cabin said...

So cute! I love the Frog!Such a fun collection!
Blessings to You!
Claudia O.

Lisa Ann said...

I love that frog. Thanks for taking time to share it.

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Neat clocks! I like the frog clock best!

Katherine

Gattina said...

The clocks are really special and so cute ! But still the cat clock was the best, lol !

Kanak Hagjer said...

I can't decide which one I like the best! The frog is really cute!!But I must tell you one thing Carla...your blog has that feeling of cheerfulness that every time I leave it -- your zest for life...enthusiasm/happiness rubs off on me!! I love being here!!
Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving your comments!

Schotzy said...

Time to tell you I love the froggie clock! Ribbit!!

Wanita said...

What a great collection of clocks. I really like the "give us this day our daily bread clock.

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