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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August 10, 2020
Hydrangeas are one of my favorite flowers. I have always loved them growing up and enjoyed adding them to my decor.  You can imagine my excitement and surprise when I moved here to Cape Cod and quickly learned that practically everyone here has at least one in their landscape. I knew that I had to…

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June 1, 2020
Here in New England, the rhubarb is ready for harvest. One of my favorite things to combine rhubarb with is strawberries. Rhubarb is a taste like no other. I can remember as a little girl, we had a big patch of rhubarb on the side of our house. I can remember my mother cutting the…

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May 1, 2020
This week it has rained quite a bit on Cape Cod. We’ve had stolen glimpses of sunshine and took full advantage of those infrequent moments. Living in the Northeast, I always feel that we are behind much of the country. We still don’t have any leaves on our trees yet, although we can finally see…

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About me

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