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Ask Fiona: Are Tree Skirts Alien Life Forms?

Dear Fi,
My sister is attacking our tree skirt saying it is an alien and must die – are tree skirts really aliens?
BunBoy in need of clarification

Dear Bun,
Tree skirts are an alien life form that invade the house every winter. They must be killed. Here I demonstrate the art of pouncing on the alien.

Fiona & the Tree Skirt

Once properly pounced, you must attempt to dig to China through the offending tree skirt

Dig - Dig - Dig

Ahhhhh, conquest is mine!

What? I was not eating the tree skirt
And I know that was you Orlando… BunBoy…

Oh – And visit here for the cutest snoozy lop photos ever!

DKM Nosh

Bento 1/3

Vegan Stroganoff (inspired by meatless meatballs stroganoff recipe in the Jan Vegetarian Times)

Olive Oil
1 medium onion
1 package sliced mushrooms
½ package Trader Joes Soy Meatballs
½ cup Dry Sherry (or if you do not have a dry sherry, white wine)
¼ Veggie Stock (or more as needed)
1 container of Vegan Sour Cream (I used Tofutti)
Cracked black pepper and salt
Eggless egg noodles

Sautée the onion in olive oil until soft (5-10 minutes). Add in sherry, mushrooms and meatballs – salt and pepper to taste. Cook until the sherry is absorbed. Turn to low. Add stock and sour cream. Cook until the sauce thickens & serve over noodles. I add cracked black pepper and thyme to the top of mine. Enjoy.

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13 responses

  1. We love the killing of the tree skirt! You’re not just cute, you’re furry brave – DEATH TO THE TREE SKIRT!

    3-January-2007 at 11:26 am

  2. Wow, Fi! You dug all the way to China and killed a tree skirt?! You’ve been busy!

    3-January-2007 at 11:33 am

  3. Fiona and Orlando are up to no good under that tree. I love how rabbits always think they are so sneaky. For instance if Peaches is chewing on the table leg I’ll call her name and ask her to stop. A few seconds of silence and then she starts chewing again, only more quietly. LOL

    3-January-2007 at 11:37 am

  4. Tigey knows just how bad tree skirts are. He peed on ours.

    3-January-2007 at 6:37 pm

  5. our Lady wants to know if you could e-mail her at kch917 AT sbcglobal DOT net and let her know your e-mail address because she seems to have lost it. she wants to e-mail you a picture of something that she would be glad to pay $$$ if you would be able to knit it as a gift for her sister. it’s not something you find every day. thank you!

    3-January-2007 at 7:13 pm

  6. You look furry, furry cute under that tree, Miss Bun. Hoppy 2007!

    3-January-2007 at 11:31 pm

  7. Thanks for the advice! Those are great pictures. :)

    4-January-2007 at 6:32 am

  8. What a good bun you are slaying the beastly tree skirt! Protecting your household from aliens!

    Mama, will adopt a bun for us?

    -Daisy Sunshine

    4-January-2007 at 8:04 am

  9. MMMmmmmm….
    I want that lunch!
    Oh, and kisses for that bun-bun :)

    4-January-2007 at 10:00 am

  10. You get that tree skirt good!

    4-January-2007 at 5:27 pm

  11. Awww! We loves the snoozing bun photos – they look furry snuggly!

    4-January-2007 at 10:58 pm

  12. Ana

    Muhahahahahahaha! the Tree skirts is yours!!

    Happy New Year!!!!

    5-January-2007 at 10:54 am

  13. It’s a good thing your brother has you around to protect him, Fi. You showed that tree skirt a thing or two! Hrmph.

    5-January-2007 at 12:37 pm

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