September 5, 2014
We love using our coiled fabric basket from Windy Willow Homestead. But did you know they aren’t just for harvesting eggs? They are durable, beautiful, hand-crafted in California, and versatile. These baskets are lovely to hold fruit, sewing items, outgoing mail and keys. Today we are launching this amazing fall inspired giveaway for this awesome basket below…

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August 27, 2014
The little girls are now 12 weeks old and really starting to look like real chickens! The Buff Brahma bantams’ combs are beginning to turn a bit red, which makes me think that they will be the ones to lay before the other chickens that they grew up with. Cooler days are also starting to…

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August 26, 2014
44,007 words and 197 pages comprised the final manuscript Thank you so much to everyone who has reached out to me about my book. I’ve had quite a few emails with lots of questions about publishing a book, so I thought that I would dedicate today’s post to help those of you aspiring writers at the…

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August 19, 2014
Burning frames filled with wax moth eggs and larvae. I watched one of my beehives die this past Thursday. Wax moths moved into the hive. Someone must have sprayed their blooming plants. The plants were full of blossoms and my unsuspecting bees went. They drank the nectar and shared the bounty and location with the…

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