“Keeping nesting boxes clean and free of debris (folks, we are talking about poop here) is very important as contaminated nesting boxes are just bad, bad, bad. Using Nesting Box Blends ward off the creepy crawlies and bugs that bug your chickens. Add Nesting Box Blends to nesting boxes during regular scheduled cleanings to keep your chickens calm and free of mites, lice etc. Can be used along with Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth. Contains 100% organic, fair trade herbs and flowers for a soothing and bug free egg laying experience.
Younger chickens often experience stress when they begin to lay eggs. Even older experienced layers can feel stress from time to time. Allow this special and caring formulation to benefit laying hens of all ages – your eggs will be even more wonderful!”–Treats for Chickens
5. Campo de Fiori–TerraCotta Pots
Located in Western Massachusetts, I visit them everytime. These are the best terracotta pots I have ever seen. I think they are fabulous and they look great inside during the winter too. I can honestly say I am addicted!
6. Grow your own Italian Herb Garden
Who says you can’t have fresh herbs even in the winter? This is a great winter indoor project with the kids. It’s a great feeling to see plants grow when there is snow on the ground outside.
7. Eggs Cookbook– Williams Sonoma Exclusive
“The egg is one of nature’s culinary miracles, adaptable to a wide variety of flavors and preparations. Quick and easy to prepare, this nutritional powerhouse can be enjoyed at any time of day – from a hearty breakfast or brunch to a simple, satisfying supper. In this book, you’ll discover over 40 delicious recipes for all types of egg dishes, along with step-by-step secrets to perfect scrambled, fried, boiled and poached eggs. Delight kids with a classic toad-in-the-hole – or impress brunch guests with eggs presented in whimsical prosciutto nests. The book also includes an enticing array of quiches, omelettes and stratas, plus creative recipes for breakfast burritos, panini and more. Hardcover, 112 pages. A Williams-Sonoma Exclusive.”–Williams Sonoma