December 6, 2014
Today I am so excited to launch this holiday giveaway from the amazing and ever so talented Sarah Hudock of chickenart.com. Deck out your tree this year with these three gorgeous tin ornaments. Each ornament comes with a felt backing and matching plaid ribbon. This first ornament is one of Sarah’s very first holiday designs…

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December 4, 2014
A quiet moment taken through the glass of the coop door of Ginny, our Golden Laced Wyandotte The first eggs are beginning to arrive. A couple of weeks ago, I caught  Ginny, our Golden Laced Wyandotte in the nesting box. Sure enough as suspected, she was laying an egg. For the past week, we have…

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December 1, 2014
Happy December first. Today is an unusually beautiful sunny day in the sixties here on Cape Cod. Last week we had some cooler temperatures in the lower forties and high thirties but today is a very good bee day. The honeybees were so happy to have the sun warm their hives. In fact, the…

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November 28, 2014
I have long been a fan of Bainbridge Farm Goods. Located on beautiful Bainbridge Island just off the coast of Washington state, Susan’s small business captures the natural beauty of chickens, bees, goats, dogs and horses on lovely weatherproof signs.Read more

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November 25, 2014
The kids’ table. For some, this is a dreaded place to be on Thanksgiving. In some families, it’s a right of passage to finally “graduate” to the adult table, where things always seem so much more exciting! This year, I decided to make the day a little sweeter for the kiddos by creating these entirely…

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November 21, 2014
We are so lucky to have Windy Willow Homestead sponsor this week’s giveaway. The holidays are upon us and this basket of goodies is simply delightful. Nicole’s coiled fabric baskets are so beautiful.Read more

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November 19, 2014
If you know me, you know that I just adore succulents. When I was chatting with my editor at HGTV Gardens, she had a special request. She asked me to make some succulent filled terrariums that could be used place settings for the upcoming holidays. I happily obliged and created these succulent terrarium place settings.Read more

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November 17, 2014
Winter is almost here. In some areas of the country, snow has already begun to fall. I already am craving warmer weather and I bet my flock is too! During the winter, I try to keep them busy, happy and preoccupied with winter boredom busters. Chickens can easily get bored, especially with a few feet…

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November 14, 2014
  Thanksgiving is almost upon us. Each year, I like to provide our guests with their own little table placesetting  to take home with them. Sometimes, I tuck my guest’s names into the table placesettings. Last year, I made sweet personalized dessert cups each filled with a gourd and succulents.  Other times, I gather things from…

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November 12, 2014
As fall days and chilly nights arrive, the bird feeders and suet holders are refilled. They help the birds that stick around during the winter survive in our backyard. The birds adore our feeders and unfortunately so do the squirrels. It was not uncommon for the backyard squirrels to empty out all of our feeders…

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