October 3, 2014
I have had the pleasure of working with Treats for Chickens for almost 5 years. It is amazing how quickly time flies and companies grow. Still true to its roots, Treats for Chickens is a family run business out of California. Many years ago the owner, Dawn, had a vision of providing her flock with…

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October 1, 2014
Happy first day of October! It finally is beginning to feel like fall around here. The weather is starting to inspire me for my weekly HGTV projects. This week, I’m thinking about crisp leaves, apple picking, fall gardening, pumpkins and trick-or-treating. I’m also thinking about plastic spider rings. My son brought one home from school…

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September 29, 2014
I love going junking and antiquing. It’s one of my favorite pastimes. Now that fall has arrived, I am constantly thinking of boredom busters (scroll halfway down) for the flock come the cold snowy weather. I came up with this clever idea to create a chicken run ladder. Last time, exploring a flea market, I picked…

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September 26, 2014
One of my all time favorite chicken artist is Sarah Hudock. Our paths first crossed last year on Hug a Chicken Day, I have had the pleasure of welcoming Sarah as sponsor and have thoroughly enjoyed her artwork. Sarah is truly an artist whose inspiration comes from her own flock of chickens on her small homestead in…

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September 24, 2014
As a family, each fall we look forward to going apple picking. We sometimes even do it more than once, as we have several favorite places across New England. This year, we made a canvas apple picking tote just for our adventures. The kids and I worked on this craft together and made block prints…

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September 19, 2014
Patience. Love. Understanding. Encouragement. It all happened in under a 5 minute time period out in the coop yesterday morning between Tilly and Oyster Cracker. Yesterday morning, I opened up the coop door and let the vivacious young uns out along with the old ladies. I could hear everyone chattering up at storm out in…

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September 17, 2014
Hi friends!  Sorry I missed you last week, but I was away at Storey Publishing working on my book in person with my amazing team.(More to come on that!) For the blog hop this week, I thought that I would share some neat history about where Storey Publishing is located and where I stayed, The…

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September 10, 2014
The tomatoes are abundant. Last night was chilly. I made soup! This tomato basil soup is a wonderful way to use up your garden tomatoes. It also freezes well for later when you want to snuggle up with a bowl full of soup, a nice grilled cheese sandwich, and fuzzy slippers.Read more

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