Friday, September 25, 2015

Five on Friday

I'm joining in with Amy at Love Made My Home and others (click the link at the bottom) for this week's Five on Friday.

My Five have to do with Bears.  When Mac discovered that as a child I'd never had a Teddy he decided that he had to fix that.  And he's been giving me Bears ever since.  Here are a few of my favorites.

We "think" this was the first Bear he gave me, a stone carved one that he brought me back from Kodiak Island, Alaska.  At that time he was working for a company that sent him all over the country.
He is so tactile, I love to hold and touch him

The next Bears are singing Bears.  She sings a Beatle song "I Will" and he sings a Lee Greenwood song, "God Bless the USA".

I'm including another soldier Bear with these two, Mac was a soldier for 21 years, this one doesn't sing.

The third group of Bears are those who fish, catch frogs, go sledding  and use snow shoes.  They're a rather athletic bunch.

Number four group is definitely a mixed group;  An Angel Bear, 2 gardening Bears. a rather snazzy Bear, a Scottish Bear, a high flying Bear and a basket of Bears including one dressed up as a cow.

And my Fifth Bears are a Teddy Bear picnic.

Not all of my Bears by a long shot, in fact I have a rather strange one to tell you about tomorrow.


  1. What a collection! I really love that Scottish bear!

  2. I love all of your bears!!! I am a great bear lover as well, we have quite a few in this house! Sometimes I think more than is good for adults, but you have more than me, so I am OK! I really like your carved bear, he is beautiful isn't he. Thank you for joining Five On Friday. I hope that you have a great weekend! xx

  3. I love your bears, what a great collection. I have a few that are in the nursery under the pretext of being for the children, but I really do love them.

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  5. The red satin bears are very Christmassy. Your last, though, reminded of a song my mom and dad used to sing together, about the teddy bear picnic. Must look it up. I wonder if it was one of "their songs."

  6. What a wonderful and unique collection of Teddy Bears. I have ONE special bear, and I will share that story on Creative Tuesday next week.

  7. My goodness, what a lot of bears. A very colourful lot they are too.

  8. You do have a special collection that I'm sure you cherish. I enjoyed seeing all your little bears and the stories behind them. Enjoy your weekend :)

  9. I love all your bears but that first one looks wonderful - no wonder you love it. I still ahve my childhood bears and a couple of others bought much more recently:)

  10. I used to collect bears but decided some years ago that I had way too many so only kept the special ones and gave the rest away. Now I kinda wish I hadn't. :)

  11. What a fun collection of bears! I think Mac has almost made up for the fact that you didn't have a bear as a child. :-)


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