January 9, 2022
I love a good soup. There is nothing like enjoying a cup or bowl of soup on a cold wintry night. This lentil and kale soup is perfect after a day outside in the snow or coming in after shoveling the driveway. It is hearty, filling and has a lovely combination of spices that seem…

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January 3, 2022
I guess you would call me a seasoned chicken keeper. We’ve now kept chickens for 12 years. It seems like only yesterday when they arrived in the mail. Now, we are still on our third flock and seven hens remain. I’m so tempted to order more this spring, because I can’t imagine my life without…

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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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About me

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