October 19, 2010
Sometimes getting kids to eat lunch at school is tough. Both of my kiddo’s schools are peanut free and one is totally nut free.  My dilemma this year is that my kids are peanut butter fanatics. Both of my kids bring their lunches to school, so creating unique nut free lunches offers me up a…

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October 18, 2010
Did you know that chickens love yogurt??  It is such a fabulous food for them.  I feed them plain organic yogurt with live and active cultures. ( It is important that they don’t get any extra sugar.)  When they see me coming you should see the commotion.  It is crazy!  There is so much yogurt flinging…

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October 18, 2010
  Our 2 black silkies We went out to the Wellfleet Oyster Festival today.  We took some pictures along the way by the Massachusetts Audubon Sanctuary in Wellfleet. Before I left today, I put a pumpkin in the girls run.  Here are some pictures of the girls exploring the pumpkin.  So far they have only…

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October 17, 2010
I really do believe so.  Before I had chickens, I wasn’t really sure how smart they were.  I thought that they were cute and all and had come to the conclusion that would be enough for me to start raising them.   All the girls seem smart.  Tilly knows her name.  When they are free ranging…

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October 15, 2010
So, as I am sure many of you have searched and searched for the perfect coop for your girls.  I did too!  I spent months searching and deciding whether I should order plans, concoct one from various designs to build or just order something. Initially, I ordered a small coop from http://www.mypetchicken.com/.  However, it was…

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October 14, 2010
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Ingredients: 1 premade pie crust 6 eggs 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup cooked diced ham 1/2 cup milk salt and pepper to taste Preparation: 1.  In a glass pie plate, mold the pie crust to the bottom of the plate and mold the edges of the crust to…

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October 13, 2010
In the early days, our favorite little chicken was Peanut.  Peanut was always so curious; the first to come to us, discover the newest addition placed into his tiny 2’x2′ world.  Peanut always needed more care than the others in the beginning too.  Peanut was the one that I wasn’t sure would survive.  Peanut seemed…

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October 9, 2010
Here are the two Buff Orpingtons when they were 3 days old.  Still as curious as ever.   It is hard to believe that they look like full grown chickens within about 6 weeks.  They are on an organic feed from Vermont.  Who know there were so many options with the feed; mash, crumbles, pellets.  Our…

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