Cooper Boone

December 7, 2011

Two days ago, I received a message in my inbox.  It was from a new friend, Cooper Boone.  As many of you know, I had the privilege and honor last month to travel to New York City and accept a  Blue Ribbon Blogger Award for Tilly’s Nest from Country Living Magazine. Up on the 44th floor of Hearst Tower, I was presented my ribbon and cloche from country crooner, chef and chicken keeper; Cooper Boone himself.  There we stood together, with his arm around me, as he read a lovely piece written about my blog.  I was touched!  He was a hoot and we even made small talk up at the podium in front of all the attendees. Once again, two chicken owners bonded over chickens!

Cooper and I at the award ceremony

Yesterday’s message, was to follow up with me to see if I had decided to enter our family Christmas tree in his contest.  I hadn’t yet.  Then, I decided why not?  It would be fun to be the winner and have Cooper come cook something up in our kitchen.  The kids would love it!  It would make a fabulous blog entry!  I would be in one of Cooper’s videos and it would be wonderful time to connect with and get to know our new friend!  Most of all, I would love for Cooper to come and meet all the girls in person.  He has been following our adventures on Tilly’s Nest since participating as a judge for Country Living’s Blue Ribbon Blogger Awards.  Tilly, Sunshine, Oyster Cracker, Fifi, Feathers, Dolly, Dottie Speckles and Autumn would love meet Cooper too!  I wonder if he would sing a tune for Tilly and the girls?  We just might have to convince him of that one, but first we have to win.

Click here to vote for our family tree~Number 20-Melissa C.

Voting can be done daily through December 24, 2011.

Myself, Tilly and the girls thank you!
Photo Credit:  Tilly’s Nest
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Sharing adventures with backyard chickens, beekeeping, gardening, crafting, cooking and more.

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