February 18, 2012
A little over a week ago, I was sent a copy of Free Range Chicken Gardens to review by the publisher, Timber Press. I was so excited and could not wait to dive into this book that involved two of my favorite hobbies, gardening and chickens. This book is wonderful. Right from the start it…

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February 17, 2012
Yesterday, my daughter and I decided to bake some cookies.  We baked up a batch of these moist and chewy oatmeal raisin cookies.  My husband claims that these are the best cookies that I make.  I just might have to agree, so I thought that I would share these with you today.  I think the…

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February 15, 2012
Yesterday afternoon, I visited with the girls as they enjoyed some sunflower treats in the run.  I have not seen too much of Dolly as she has been broody for the past couple of weeks.  She typically hides in a zen-like trance in the right nesting box.  I check on her twice a day.  She never minds…

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February 7, 2012
Spring is the time for nestling in the grass. Tales of the Winter are told through their eyes. Chickens are rainbows for blue and gray skies.   Exploring the yard is what they do best.   Little ones meet the dew drops of Spring.   As guardians keep watch,   New little ones are shown the…

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February 5, 2012
One of my favorite times of the year has always been Spring. Somehow I love it even more now because it includes preparing for chicks! Chick Fever is very catchy for chicken keepers. The variety of breeds, the lure of colored eggs and the cuteness of fuzzy day old baby chicks is enough to make…

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February 3, 2012
Sometimes, no matter what you do or how badly you want your flock to get along, it never comes to be.  I can remember looking into the feed store brooder and seeing little sleeping patchwork quilts of day old Silver Laced Wyandottes.  I had to have one.  Which one did I pick?  Well it wasn’t…

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