March 12, 2013
Inside the hydroponic green house where vegetables and herbs thrive. A little while back, I had the pleasure of touring a wonderfully unique hydroponic farm on Cape Cod.  E & T Farm is simply amazing.  Eighteen years ago, they began as beekeepers and began pollinating the local cranberry bogs.  From there the farm grew. As…

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March 9, 2013
If you too have been trying faithfully to catch a Leprechaun like we have in our household for years, this leprechaun garden might just help you succeed.  We always seem to fail.  They dye out toilets green and they drop their golden chocolate coins, but they never stick around for long.  This year, we crafted…

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March 6, 2013
This week, I decided to share with you a few photos that just make me smile and dream of warmer days ahead.   Fifi, our Black Silkie Bantam When Dolly hatched her own brood of Silkies Morels pop up in unexpected places in the garden. My favorite, Lily of the Valley Roses bloom near my…

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March 2, 2013
I love Indian food.  I love the sauces and the complexity and depth of the spices that are used in Indian cooking.  I especially have weak spot for curry.  Earlier in the week, it was rainy, damp and cold.  It was the perfect night for soup.  I was craving my Mulligatawny Soup.Read more

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March 1, 2013
Last month when I was at the Poultry Congress, I had the chance to not only see lots of chickens but also meet folks selling their chicken wares. It was great fun seeing all of the wonderful products that are available to us chicken lovers.   I am always impressed by their talent and I am just…

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February 27, 2013
Over the past few weeks, we have had some major doses of snow and wintry weather in the Northeast.  Feeling frustrated, I went to Trader Joes’ and picked up some spring blooms. I also trimmed some budding Forsythia branches from a bush in my yard to create this cheery spring bouquet.  Spring flowers always brighten my day,…

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February 25, 2013
Dolly and a baby Dottie Speckles hiding from Feathers as they explore the run. Poor Dolly, last week she went broody again. As most of you know, Dolly is our perpetually broody girl, only taking a few weeks off in between broody episodes to live and act like a normal hen. At all other times,…

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February 21, 2013
Like clockwork, Dolly is broody again.  My heart sank to discover that I had not reached her before, Sunshine could inflict harm to her.  When Dolly goes broody, she prefers to sit in the favorite nesting box.  I think that all the other girls understand and politely lay in the adjacent nesting boxes.  However, Sunshine…

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February 20, 2013
Yesterday, HGTV Gardens launched their brand new website. I am thrilled to continue blogging for them on a regular basis and look forward to meeting new friends through their very hands-on audience involved website.  You have to take a peek and sign-up! Read more

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About me

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