October 20, 2021
I have a story to share about a Guinea hen, I call Chick Chick. I’m not quite sure if it is a happy ending or not. Maybe it’s bittersweet. It’s hard to know if animals are happy but sometimes, I guess the best we can do is take clues. I’m not sure if she wanted…

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August 2, 2021
This past weekend, my daughter and I decided to make one of our favorite egg-based recipes called a clafoutis. A clafoutis is a crustless custard-like treat that is typically served for dessert or breakfast. It is versatile enough to enjoy warm, at room temperature or even chilled. This recipe is super delicious and easy to…

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January 25, 2021
It been a long running joke that at our house some years it feels like we have both a nursery and nursing home for chickens. This fall and winter the chickens have not been laying eggs after their fall molt.  In the chicken world, they are deemed old. In our current flock, our youngest hens…

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December 1, 2020
As cooler weather rushes in here on Cape Cod, I like to call it soup weather. The bigger soup pots soon find they’re placed within closer reach and it seems that we have soup a few times per week.  This week, I made a sausage and bowtie pasta soup. It was delicious so I thought…

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November 2, 2020
I have kept parakeets since I was 12 years old. Growing up, my parents enjoyed my sisters and I having pets. Over the years, we’ve had dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, hermit crabs, and tropical fish, but it was my blue and white parakeet named Pipet, after 7th grade science class, that started my love affair…

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About me

Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.