Category / December 2013

December 27, 2013
This week we have a fun and fabulous gift basket giveaway for those of you that could use a little sunshine. Hobby Hill Farm is sponsoring this amazing giveaway basket of goodies. If you have never taken a moment to go and visit their store, you are in for a treat. Sharon’s store is a great place to…

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December 23, 2013
This spring the flock turns four with the exception of Fifi. She is three. They are now considered old chickens. During their last molt, the girls stopped laying all together. It has now been about three months since the molting began and I can count on one hand how many eggs the flock has laid.…

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December 19, 2013
Woodland Pinecone Hedgehogs I’ve been busy as a bee here at Tilly’s Nest working on some nature-inspired holiday crafts for HGTV Gardens. I’ve been working with HGTV for well over a year now and I must say that these three holiday crafts are some of my all time favorites. The woodland pinecone hedgehogs came to…

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December 13, 2013
The other day we needed to move some furniture from the house to the garage. I pinned open the storm door, then my husband and I heard it, a loud thump. A black capped chickadee had flown into the window. My husband scooped it up in his hands. It was laid out flat. It’s toes…

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December 11, 2013
Good Morning friends!  I can’t wait to share with you two family friendly crafts for you to enjoy. My kids love to craft with me and I love it when I am working on something for HGTV that they can help me with. First, I’d like to share paper snowflakes!Read moreTwo Family Friendly Holiday Crafts

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December 6, 2013
I started reading Jan’s books to my children even before they could listen to the words. We gazed for hours at her illustrations. My children learned animal names from her books. Sometimes, my son would even make me flip back to the previous page to look and linger some more. Her attention to detail is…

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December 1, 2013
I’ve been wanting to write this post for quite a while now and have spent a good deal of time learning and researching this syndrome. I was first introduced to this syndrome by fellow chicken keeper, Amy of The Spice Girls last year. Amy shared that she enjoyed treating her flock to handfuls of black sunflower seeds…

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