Celebrate Vermont Cows on National Cow Appreciation Day! July 14, 2015

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Great American Dream Realty

I know that you will all join me in celebrating with our beautiful Bovine Buddies on this most special of days.  This cute and silly holiday is meant to pay special tribute to these gentle creatures which so enrich our lives.  I mean, what would we do without our friend the cow?  Imagine no milk, butter, ice cream, yogurt, beef, filet mignon...???  It is just unfathomable



Chick-Fil-A is offering a free meal to all customers who show up in full cow regalia at their 1,700 stores nationwide.  Patrons donning partial cow costumes will merely earn a free entrée.  Some people will do a lot for a free meal so dress as silly as you choose.  If you don't feel like dressing like a cow from head to hoof, you can wear a cow headdress or even a spotted purse, furry ears or wearing a cow bell may got you some morsels.  You can get a laugh by going to their web site to vote on pictures people submitted for best cow costume. Below is a photo of some costumed cows which I took during the Strolling of the Heifers Cow Parade in Brattleboro, Vermont.

A picturesque quintessential Vermont view!

Just say "Moo"!

Such a sweet faced Vermont cow...


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Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert
Zion Realty - Gilbert, AZ
Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com

I can get behind this celebration for sure! Although I am almost 100% dairy free I do enjoy a great Ribeye a few times a year!

Jul 14, 2015 02:21 AM #1
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Lisa- as they say...Eat more chickun!

Jul 14, 2015 04:01 AM #2
Lottie Kendall
Compass - San Francisco, CA
Helping make your real estate dreams a reality

Great pictures, Lisa. What a fun, only-in-Vermont special day

Jul 14, 2015 04:19 AM #3
Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Lisa - Well, I had no idea! I'll have to yell out some good wishes when I drive by the cows on the way home tonight.

Jul 14, 2015 05:10 AM #4
Joanna Cohlan
Fresh Eyes For Your Home - Chappaqua, NY
Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes

I love those cows, especially the black and white one! Just adorable and of course, thanks to them, Ben and Jerry's makes great ice cream! Yay Vermont Dairy!

Jul 14, 2015 07:44 AM #5
Lisa Friedman
Great American Dream Realty - Essex, VT
30 Years of Real Estate Experience!

And our wonderful Cabot Cheese too, Joanna Cohlan. :)


Jul 14, 2015 11:53 AM #6
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

We're celebrating cows, and those silly French think it's more important to celebrate their Independence day

Jul 14, 2015 12:41 PM #7
Katerina Gasset
Get It Done For Me Virtual Services - Wellington, FL
Get It Done For Me Virtual Services

Nice and interesting post about National Cow Appreciation Day, Lisa. Your photos are great!

Jul 17, 2015 02:36 AM #8
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Yes Lisa, I did celebrate some Vermont cows a few months ago, both in cheesy and beefy forms.

and possibly even some yogurt.


Jul 21, 2015 06:03 AM #9
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Love the painted toenails in the parade Lisa, you took some great pics.


Jul 21, 2015 06:05 AM #10
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