September 13, 2013
I have a loner in the flock. Her name is Fifi. She is a Silkie Bantam at the bottom of the pecking order. She doesn’t seem to be concerned about power or authority. She is curious, happy, timid and shy and keeps to herself.  She sleeps alone in the nesting box. She has a few…

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September 2, 2013
I met Kate from Farmhouse 38 soon after I won the Blue Ribbon Blogger Award from Country Living Magazine back in 2011. Instantaneously, we developed a lovely friendship. We were two kindred spirits living on opposite coasts. There is just something about folks that keep chickens that makes you feel as though you have known one another…

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August 29, 2013
  I was craving beach plum jam. A few days ago we went searching for wild beach plums on the shores of Cape Cod.  I had never heard of beach plums until I moved here and I was told that they are incredibly difficult to find due to the loss of their natural habitat. Beach…

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August 23, 2013
Last weekend, I went for a walk in Cotuit with the kids. We stumbled upon the most beautiful field of cosmos, sunflowers, corn, squash and pumpkins. It was breathtaking. Photo Credit:  Tilly’s Nest  

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August 21, 2013
By the request from HGTV Gardens, they asked me if I could share garden inspired origami. The timing was perfect!  All summer long the kids have been going crazy folding papers into all sorts of wonderful creations. We have all been having so much fun that it seemed like no work at all. I wanted…

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