Category / Country Living Blue Ribbon Blogger Awards

November 5, 2011
Surprisingly the night before, despite all of my butterflies, I slept like a rock and woke up fresh and excited.  The butterflies were busy. They seemed to have doubled their population.  I was nervous and had no idea what to expect.  I was also excited to meet so many people from Country Living Magazine that I had been…

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November 4, 2011
I received a quiet email earlier this month notifying me that I was selected as winner in the First Annual Country Living Magazine’s Blue Ribbon Blogger Awards.  I was overcome with emotions; elation, shock, disbelief and pride.  Out of over 700 blogs, Tilly’s Nest was being recognized in the “pet” category as the best by…

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September 4, 2011
Since spring, Oyster Cracker has been plagued with a bald spot on the back of her head. I kept hoping that feathers would soon grow in that naked little spot, yet none came. I waited for months. Then, through one of my blog followers, Matt, I learned that the spot would remain bare until she…

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September 3, 2011
As the fall ushers in cooler weather, I seem to return to baking.  I love the way it makes the house smell.  There is something about it that is entirely comforting.  Maybe it reminds me of apple picking season, carving pumpkins and raking leaves.  As my kids return to two peanut-free schools, lunch restrictions can…

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September 2, 2011
Peering in the front door I love my chicken coop.  It has been wonderful for the girls and they are very happy in it.  The coop is well made.  However, one design flaw exists:  the nesting box roof leaks.  Cape Cod winters are very wet, snowy, and windy. Unfortunately, the coop has fallen victim to…

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September 1, 2011
Well, I entered a few months ago.  As I was reading one of my favorite magazines, Country Living, I came across this contest to enter your favorite blog in their Blue Ribbon Blogger Awards.  I immediately thought, I have a blog.  I decided to give it a go and enter.  I also asked for your…

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