January 17, 2012
Lauren Scheuer and I have become great friends over our common love for chickens.  We spoil our girls.  We love them deeply and are constantly entertained by their antics.  So, you can imagine my excitement when I finally got to meet the girls I knew so dearly through her blog! As we stood in her…

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January 17, 2012
Jan Brett’s entries One of the wonderful things I spoke of in my last post was networking and meeting people that love their chickens just as much as me.  Many people know of Jan Brett, the magnificent illustrator and author of numerous globe trotting children’s books.  With her amazing attention to the smallest of details,…

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January 15, 2012
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending my second poultry show in the Northeast. Last October I had enjoyed attending the Poultry Expo so much that I did not want to miss the largest poultry show in the Northeast, the Poultry Congress. I do have to admit that prior to attending the Poultry Expo, I…

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January 12, 2012
We are thrilled to introduce to you our newest sponsor here on Tilly’s Nest.  We would love for you to give a great big welcome to Hobby Hill Farm. We are so happy that they have joined us and that they too, share our passion about animals.  To kick things off, they are hosting a giveaway…

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January 11, 2012
Tilly has been our head hen for as long as we have had chickens.  She is a wonderful leader.  She is thoughtful, compassionate for the little ones and fair.  When the girls free-range, she is careful never to wander too far from home.  In the evenings, she remains outside until everyone is in the coop.…

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January 10, 2012
We were contacted about a month ago by Workday Chicken Pictures to use one of our photos.  Workday Chicken Pictures add clever quotes to an assortment of chicken pictures.  I get such a cackle when I look at them that I could not resist saying YES when they asked to use Oyster Cracker’s and Sunshine’s picture.  Today was…

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January 8, 2012
The entrance pathway takes you here to the fork.  If you continue up over the hill, you arrive here at the ocean. If you continue on to the right, you will follow a brackish river.  The beach is aptly named Long Beach for a reason, either way, you will traverse both sides.  Today we chose…

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January 6, 2012
“Enjoy the little things in life, because one day you will look back, and  realize they were the big things.”  ~Unknown Chickens don’t text. Chickens never write emails. Chickens rarely sweat the small stuff. Chickens don’t watch T.V. Chickens never stay inside all day. Chickens don’t gossip. Chickens don’t have debt. Chickens don’t carry credit…

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January 5, 2012
Yesterday was National Spaghetti Day!  This post may be a day late but is very easy to make and your family will think that you have become a gourmet cook!  I love to serve this over pasta or rice pilaf.   If you are not a mushroom fan, try substituting in their place 2 tbsp…

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