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We were in a cage, all by ourselves, at Exotic Birds By Fran when this man and lady came in and saw us. The lady thought we were cute and the man did, too. Long story short, the next day, they came back and took us both to our forever home in the La Habra flock.
Blue is female White Faced French Blue Violet Lovebird and Jewel is male Dutch Green Lovebird.
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Hi! My name is BLUE & JEWEL

I am a Lovebird from La Habra, CA.

Mama and Papa.

4 years old   M

Lovebird

Mullet Spray.

In the nest box.

None at this time.

They gave me (Blue) a little plastic ball which I just love playing basketball with. Sometimes I stuff it completely full with paper.

They follow each other around like they're connected with a rubber band..

Two peas in a pod..

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  Hi, Blue & Jewel
Thank you to Popeye for the Memorial Day ceremony at the stadium. She and all those who participated did a fantastic job. We honor those who helped to keep our freedom and be safe.

We had an inkling the current set of eggs might not be good. Hopefully third times the charm.

Can't blame the parronts for food taking such a top spot. We are rather partial to food too, heehee.

Guess sometimes enlarging photos just doesn't look good.

Have a great day, wing hugs and a vote, Pearl and Silver.

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05/26/2015 04:40.09 AM Report This Comment  
  Did I see somewhere that the eggs
were duds ? Time to try again cause you two make beautiful babies . . . ask Sweetie !

Sounds like a good day yesterday at your perch . . . mom and dad relaxed here - went for a walk after dinner, but that was it. The whole entire day they were home with me !

Now it's back to school for mom :( For 22 days ! Yep, it's time to start counting !

We're in summer weather this week - mid 80's with chances of thunderboomers each afternoon. Hope you have a nice fun day - love Cookie

Come visit me, Cookie honoring his g'pa, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

05/26/2015 01:59.46 AM Report This Comment  
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05/25/2015 08:05.41 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Blue & Jewel
Happy Memorial Day. No cookout here but the parronts will have the tradtional hamburgers/hot dog kinda meal anyway.

That is the best when everyone brings some food. Out of 85 eggs only 6 were left? Wow, must've been tasty and everyone loves 'em anyway.

Speaking of eggs, anything happening with yours?

Have a great day, wing hugs and a vote, Pearl and Silver.

Come visit me, Pearl & Silver.

05/25/2015 04:44.11 AM Report This Comment  
  love from Cookie on Memorial Day
I watched the flag pass by one day.
It fluttered in the breeze.
A young Marine saluted it,
and then he stood at ease.
I looked at him in uniform
So young, so tall, so proud,
He'd stand out in any crowd.
I thought how many men like him
Had fallen through the years.
How many died on foreign soil?
How many mothers' tears?
How many pilots' planes shot down?
How many died at sea?
How many foxholes were soldiers' graves?
No, freedom isn't free.

I heard the sound of TAPS one night,
When everything was still
I listened to the bugler play
And felt a sudden chill.
I wondered just how many times
That TAPS had meant "Amen,"
When a flag had draped a coffin
Of a brother or a friend.
I thought of all the children,
Of the mothers and the wives,
Of fathers, sons and husbands
With interrupted lives.
I thought about a graveyard
At the bottom of the sea
Of unmarked graves in Arlington.
No, freedom isn't free.

by Kelly Strong

Come visit me, Cookie honoring his g'pa, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

05/25/2015 02:18.37 AM Report This Comment  
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05/24/2015 07:42.45 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Blue & Jewel
85 deviled eggs? No wonder the parronts were happy to find the already cooked ones at the store! Hmmmm, if feeding so many the uncle's place must be big? If so, then there will be plenty of room to spread out so your dad won't feel all crowded.

Still coolish here but the sun came out earlier yesterday so it was nicely spring. The parronts did the errands and mom came home to do some knitting. Dad dropped off the rototiller for repair. Hopefully it isn't too costly.

Have a great day, wing hugs and a vote, Pearl and Silver.

Come visit me, Pearl & Silver.

05/24/2015 04:43.18 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning B & J
Yesterday was picture perfect (even if it started out chilly) ! Mom and dad had a great time at the flea market (they didn't bring home any fleas though . . . ) - they came home with a new bathtub for me ! There was a Tupperware lady that mom had talked to in Oct. Mom had told her that I use a sheet cake carrier to bathe in and I had chewed the edges up some. Well, she had one she couldn't sell cause it didn't have a cover for it. She brought it with her hoping mom would be there this weekend ! And then just gave it to her outright ! What a nice human :) Mom also got a really pretty teak parrot - mom will try to post a picture later when she takes the pictures of the planters for aunt Pam. Oh, and a really scary wind chime for the deck - as long as she doesn't hang it near my window ! Daddy ? He got funnel cake !

Today they'll go to the g'parronts to mow and have a cookout . . . hope you have a peaceful Sunday. love Cookie

Come visit me, Cookie honoring his g'pa, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

05/24/2015 03:12.30 AM Report This Comment  
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05/23/2015 07:59.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Blue & Jewel
That is good those deserving the awards have received them and everyone help them celebrate. A plus that the food was great as well.

Think mom's seen the hard boiled eggs here and there. Agree it would be a big time saver eggspecially if cook yourself then need time for 'em to chill.

Sounds like a bungee cord would be a tad difficult for Rio to move. Good that at least Izzy is enjoying the new pellets, heehee.

Have a great day, wing hugs and a vote, Pearl and Silver.

Come visit me, Pearl & Silver.

05/23/2015 06:35.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi B & J
Morning, Well, my awesome talons are gone ! Be proud though - I gave the groomer a really hard time trying to escape the whole ordeal - she was so impressed by my efforts, she gave me a nutriberrie ! ! Then when we got home I pouted and that got me cuddles, skritches and another nutriberrie ! ! !

It's finally supposed to warm up today some. Mom and dad are heading out to the flea market this morning - mom loves to poke around and dad loves junk food ! Hope you have a good day :) love to all - Cookie

Come visit me, Cookie honoring his g'pa, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

05/23/2015 02:19.56 AM Report This Comment  
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05/22/2015 07:39.01 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Blue & Jewel
Did the flock enjoy the pellet samples? Hopefully a decision was made on what all of you prefer. We only like small, natural colored ones.

Will Red Robin let people know well the fundraiser went? Hopefully they reached their goal to allow the athletes to have that special breakfast with the Disney characters.

Wow, Rio escaped? Trying to leave Skye with all the egg sitting duties? Hopefully your dad figured out how to secure the top so no more surprises.

Have a great day, wing hugs and a vote, Pearl and Silver.

Come visit me, Pearl & Silver.

05/22/2015 04:42.45 AM Report This Comment  
  TGIF B & J
It's an especially sweet one since mom has three days off ! Hooray for Monday ! Behind every bright sunny day is a little dark rain cloud though - that little dark rain cloud is called grooming :( Yeppers, my awesome claws will be trimmed this afternoon . . . sigh

Oh and the folks will be heading out to the flea market early tomorrow - but the rest of the weekend should be good - cookout with the g'parronts on Sunday (corn perhaps ?) and parade on Monday . . .

Then the countdown to mom's vacation begins ! How was the awards dinner last night for mom and dad ? Did they bring home a birdie bag ?

Don't forget to try your wing at the Name That Tune songs this week - page 231616 !

Have a great day :) love Cookie

Come visit me, Cookie honoring his g'pa, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

05/22/2015 03:11.32 AM Report This Comment  
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05/21/2015 07:36.48 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Blue & Jewel
Gee, our dad does the same on occasion while mom is at work, cranks up the music (classic rock and the blues mostly) while doing chores or projects.

That is awesome Red Robin is hosting the fund raising for the Special Olympics. A couple month's ago mom's store was taking donations to help Special Olympics. They always have a reusable bag that is designed by a special needs child for those who donate a larger sum. Each store has an amount they want to raise and mom's store has always eggceeded that. Did the parronts win anything in the raffle?

Ooooo, another ringneck egg? That's wonderful. Hopefully Skye and Rio will be sitting on their eggs and that all yours and theirs hatch. Keep us updated!

Have a great day, wing hugs and a vote, Pearl and Silver.

Come visit me, Pearl & Silver.

05/21/2015 04:20.46 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning B & J
brrrrrrrrrrrr . . . we have a frost warning ! All the windows are closed and mom put the warmer blankets back on the bed - doesn't mother nature know that Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer ?

How was the Red Robin last night ? Busy I'll bet - mom's niece works with Special Olympics . . . actually, she's in a Drum and Bugle Corps that is one of the sponsers of the event out on this coast . . .

How's Izzy coming along ? Does he sing and dance when dad puts the music on too ?

Come visit me, Cookie honoring his g'pa, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

05/21/2015 03:20.49 AM Report This Comment  
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05/20/2015 07:54.30 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Blue & Jewel
Took the rain outta the forecast? That's just not right! Hopefully there will be more rain soon.

What kinda music did they play? Patriotic stuff? Mom loves all that. We'll certainly keep an eye out in case they ever come to our area. Free concert can't be beat.

Egg update?

Have a great day, wing hugs and a vote, Pearl and Silver.

Come visit me, Pearl & Silver.

05/20/2015 05:24.38 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning B & J
Happy Humpday ! Well, mom got everything set up for the NYS Science Assessment - and got home just as the day started heating up ! It was chilly all day and then around 4:00, up to near 80 ! Now we're back in the 40's this morning with a high only in the low 60's for today - crazy weather !

Uncle John is right - those military bands are the very best ! We live right near WestPoint and the Army band gives free concerts all year - Sunday afternoons from Sept. to June, and then Saturday night during the summer ! Mom and dad go as often as possible ! Daddy's father played trumpet in the Navy Band during the 50's before he became a music teacher . . .

I'm looking forward to the long weekend already ! It means more Cookie time - it's also the official start of the countdown to summer vacation ! ! !

Have a great day friend ! love Cookie

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05/20/2015 02:01.42 AM Report This Comment  
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05/19/2015 08:02.21 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Blue & Jewel
A convention and a parade took up all the parking? Glad the parronts were still able to find a spot even though your dad had to walk back a couple of times before getting to the aquarium. Always find places like that crowded but it does thin out as the day goes on. Our mom's never been to a Hooters. We have a similar place nearby called Double Ds. Claims to be a sports bar restaurant.

Slowish day for mom at work since she got stuck manning the return counter. Didn't get to finish her tasks so hopefully she'll get time today to do 'em.

We imagine the free concert will be quite enjoyable.

Have a great day, wing hugs and a vote, Pearl and Silver.

Come visit me, Pearl & Silver.

05/19/2015 04:38.29 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi B & J
At least it's warmer than yesterday - in the 70's, yesterday ended up gloomy and chilly. Mom says it was nice to walk in though - she and dad walk down by the river each evening.

Today is a long day for mom - besides the rain which means indoor recess, it's time to set up for the NYS Science Assessment. 21 stations - the kids have to do 3 different experiments - one on speed and velocity, one on measuring and one on the relationship between electricity and magnetism. They love the hands-on ! At least mom is part of the set up and not the take down, so she'll be able to be home early tomorrow :)

Hope you have a happy day ! Babies yet ? I told you, put a glazed donut near the eggs - that's got to work ! ! ! love Cookie

Come visit me, Cookie honoring his g'pa, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

05/19/2015 03:48.51 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Ginger
It sure was a nice day for your sweet parronts at the aquarium and those Sea Jellies are quite interesting,we have jelly fish here in our oceans.That was funny to hear you had a restaurant there called Boston,which changed to Hooters.Mom loves Dollar Tree and you can get most anything there for just a dollar.It sure saves on the more expensive items like health and beauty,automotive things,even some groceries,we like the Dollar Trees that have the frozen food section in them.
This morning is as bright and sunny morning with our highs of 63 and the lows of 50,its 64 right now.Mom got us all up and fed and cleaned our cages and our room.Then she baked a ricotta cheesecake and some pumpkin muffins,and date nut cookies and worked on some house chores.The men were out here early this morning(6:30 am)to start chip sealing our roads here,they did our street first and its all done and now its quiet from all those trucks coming and going.Mom is hoping to take us out in the sunshine as soon as she gets done with her chores.We are so happy that she's staying home with us today.
Mom finally got to take us out in the bright sunshine today and we all got our nails done and a nice shower.We got to stay out in the sunshine for about two hours and then Mom took us all inside when she had to start dinner for our dad.She made linguine and we all got to have some! Mom also gave us a sampling of the pumpkin muffins she made and did we all just love those!
Wishing you a greyt day and I'm sending you all my love along with warm GCC hugs and soft GCC kisses!Loving you always and forever,sweet Ginger,Love Dixie

Come visit me, Gabbie, Kallie, Peepers & Dixie.

05/18/2015 04:50.09 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Blue and Jewel
I'm getting more and more eggcited for you and our prayers are non stop that you have success this time around.Mom went to her Breeder friends store yesterday and he had so many new babies there.He had a Quaker baby in the brooder who was no more than two weeks old with just the beginnings of his downy feathers coming out and on the other side were four baby amazons,with their downy feathers on.Its been so long since Mom had babies that young and little here.There were lots of variations of GCC's macaws,sennies,sunnies and even a peach front baby who looks like my fister Celine.We are all still thinking of you all and our wings will keep being crossed for you both,you and Skye and Rio!
Wishing you a greyt day and I'm sending you all my love along with warm birdie hugs and soft beakie kisses,Love always,Dixie

Come visit me, Gabbie, Kallie, Peepers & Dixie.

05/18/2015 04:34.18 PM Report This Comment  
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05/18/2015 07:54.41 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Blue & Jewel
Skye has another egg? Maybe there's hope for her and Rio to have some babies to raise.

Okay, if it is a country festival why the heck is the DJ playing rap stuff? Too bad the live music started so late.

Have never tried any of the newer weird chip variations. Not sure how they come up with some of the flavors.

Hopefully the parronts enjoyed their visit to the aquarium. The parronts have seen the jellies at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Have a great day, wing hugs and a vote, Pearl and Silver.

Come visit me, Pearl & Silver.

05/18/2015 04:15.30 AM Report This Comment  
  maybe a glazed donut near your eggs ?
I can't believe it's Monday again already ! Where does the weekend go ? Yesterday mom and did puttered around, but mostly I had a great day except that it was really warm ! In the early evenings there are red wing blackbirds that like to hang out - I'm starting to copy their song and mom loves it !

We're back into the 60's and low 70's this week - much more comfortable :) Plus it's a long weekend coming up ! Yippeee skippeeee :)

Have a good day - love Cookie

Come visit me, Cookie honoring his g'pa, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

05/18/2015 02:20.28 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Blue and Jewel
Oh how wonderful that Skye laid another egg!We are keeping our wings crossed and talons crossed that the both of you are very successful in having a good health clutch of babies.We love you all and want you to have a lot of beautiful babies in those nest boxes of yours!
Wishing you a greyt day and I'm sending you all my love along with warm birdie hugs and soft beakie kisses!Loving you always and forever,Dixie

Come visit me, Gabbie, Kallie, Peepers & Dixie.

05/17/2015 06:25.45 PM Report This Comment  
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05/17/2015 08:01.34 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Blue & Jewel
Glad you got more rain and sounds like more than us. We know all the plants benefit and hopefully wild critters too. It was nicely cool spring here yesterday with lots of breeze and sunshine.

The festival in Brea sounds like something our mom would attend since she enjoys country music. Always fun when a friend has a booth and can visit and see their work.

Still no babies? Hopefully soon.

Have a great day, wing hugs and a vote, Pearl and Silver.

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05/17/2015 04:30.45 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi B & J
More rain here today . . . and sticky :( Mom and dad have some marketing to do (although they did come home from the g'parronts yesterday with my sugar snap peas and WATERMELON !) and some household chores - hopefully NOT my cage ! ! ! Mom also has a bit of schoolwork to do that I'm hoping to help with !

Any babies ? And how's Izzy doing with his 'step-up's' ?

Come visit me, Cookie honoring his g'pa, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

05/17/2015 03:05.04 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Blue and Jewel
We are so keeping our wings and talons crossed that your babies hatch really soon now and that they are healthy!I wonder also if that is all the eggs Skye will be laying?It sounds odd only one egg!
Wishing you a greyt day and I'm sending you all my love along with warm birdie hugs and soft beakie kisses!Loving you always and forever,Dixie

Come visit me, Gabbie, Kallie, Peepers & Dixie.

05/16/2015 04:08.12 PM Report This Comment  
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05/16/2015 07:38.28 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Blue & Jewel
The parronts haven't gone to the beach in a while (not counting going for spreading gma's ashes) but know skinsis went with the grand and the furball. Said furball was protective of the grand and wouldn't let any other dogs get near.

Glad you got some rain too. Means won't have to water any of the outside plants for a lil while. Agree that light rain is good to let it soak in and really everyone should have barrels to catch rain that is otherwise hitting concrete.

Always best if a fresh fish given away to someone has already been cleaned and is ready to prepare.

Have a great day, wing hugs and a vote, Pearl and Silver.

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05/16/2015 05:28.47 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning B & J
Happy Saturday ! We woke up to pouring rain - mom's flowers will be happy about that, and truth be told, me too ! It means daddy can't mow the g'parronts' lawn and maybe the folks will be home early from their weekly visit (with my sugar snap peas !) - of course daddy will have to take a day during the week now to go do the lawn . . .

Guess what ? I got some PIZZA crust last night ! After mom's crazy week at school, her brain couldn't think enough to cook anything except my couscous with vege's . . . Besides, it's time to do marketing. Remember the nursery rhyme about Old Mother Hubbard ? Well, that's what our cupboards look like too ! har har har ! So unless mom and dad want to try some zupreem they'll have to get to the store !

Have a great day :) love Cookie

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05/16/2015 03:44.05 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Blue and Jewel
Thank you for giving us the Magnolia Bird Farm website!It really is such an awesome place!It has to be that good if your sweet daddy and Mom have been going there since 1972.
My wings are crossed for you both to have some healthy babies hatching really soon now!
Wishing you a greyt day and I'm sending you all my love along with warm birdie hugs and soft beakie kisses!Loving you always and forever,Dixie

Come visit me, Gabbie, Kallie, Peepers & Dixie.

05/15/2015 07:11.08 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Blue & Jewel
That is so awesome of the chief to provide the taco lunch to celebrate National Police week. Sounds like the parronts enjoyed it if they were still full by dinner time and only needed the light dinner meal. Think bird treats are better than tacos for us smaller fids but maybe some of the bigger ones in your flock would've like a taste of some meat.

Got some rain here yesterday. It came in fits and spurts but was enough to get the gutters running which usually means it was a measurable amount. Temps aren't really cold.

Sounds like Izzy is doing so well. Won't be long before he's sounding like your mom and/or dad and the flockmates.

Have a great day, wing hugs and a vote, Pearl and Silver.

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05/15/2015 04:22.49 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning B & J
TGIF ! After mom's crazy week, she can't wait to get home this afternoon ! She's thinking pizza tonight so she doesn't have to cook ! Yesterday was less dramatic than Wednesday, but I was ready when she came home with my squawks and beautiful mess for her !

It's another cold morning - only 40, but today is supposed to go up to 70 and be sunny :) Not much planned for the weekend except the normal visiting with the g'parronts.

How's Izzy's training going ? He sounds like he might end up a mama's boy . . .

I'm having a little more luck with BC if I blog first and then vote after I've posted - it usually brings back missing pictures - or at least the blogs !

Have a great day my friend ! Congratulations to miss JennyLynn on being our QUEEN for today ! love Cookie

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05/15/2015 02:03.25 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Blue and Jewel
That Magnolia Bird farm sounds like a wonderful place to hang around and get birdie things!Now that wasn't nice that you never got any tacos to be brought home to you!How are those eggs doing any babies hatching yet?
Wishing you a greyt day and I'm sending you all my love along with warm birdie hugs and soft beakie kisses!Loving you always and forever,Dixie

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