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March 27, 2019
I’ve always loved birds. The intrigue and the lure of their world has always called to me, even in my dreams. As a little girl, I can remember having the most amazing dreams about flying. I was just high enough that when I would soar over the crowds, no one could reach me with their…

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March 5, 2016
Sarah Hudock is the creative chicken genius behind Chicken Art. I first met Sarah almost four years ago when she donated beautiful chicken prints for Hug a Chicken Day. We were kindred chicken spirits from the beginning and I have just loved watching her grow to be one of the most talented chicken artists.  Lucky us!  Sarah…

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May 31, 2015
This spring, I thought that it would be fun to create a botanical-inspired, personalized pillow for a fresh pop of color and fun. These felted garden pillows were easy to make and started with a pre-made pillow from one of my favorite international box stores.Read moreDIY Felted Garden-Inspired Pillows

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May 7, 2014
The split will now live in this nuc box until the new queen begins to lay and their numbers increase.  This week. I wanted to share how I split a beehive. All beehives that overwinter should be split come spring. This helps to prevent swarming .Read moreHow to Split a Beehive

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April 16, 2014
Even though we had a bit of snow last night, I have been very busy puttering around the yard with spring clean up and getting ready for the photo shoot with the book. My favorite spring flowers are pansies. They are so lovely, especially the ruffled variety in this pansy sphere on my front steps.…

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April 2, 2014
This past week the family and I took a small vacation to try and break up the cold weather and discover signs of spring. The day we left, there was almost a foot of freshly fallen snow on the ground! We had a great time in North Carolina. It was still chilly and a bit…

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March 26, 2014
I tend to keep things that most people would consider junk or recyclable. You never know when you can upcycle items into beautiful crafting creations. Some of my favorite items to keep are the glass jars and their lids from foods. Salsa jars are perfect! I remove the labels, wash them in the dishwasher, and…

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March 21, 2014
Snow and ice mounds are still among the gardens and the trees seem late with their buds. Spring seems to be taking an eternity to arrive, yet the spring time garden clean up is underway and I am prepping for a new coop for the girls. The chickens too seem happy that spring has finally…

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May 29, 2013
We have had so much rain over the past week that I was beginning to believe that we would never see the sun again.  Yet, yesterday it was beautiful, sunny and not a cloud was in the sky.  Despite the rain, spring is my absolute favorite season.  The spring blooms are just making the yard…

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