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June 19, 2019
Last week, I took a trip with a few of my girlfriends to Porto, Portugal. I had never been to Portugal and when the opportunity arouse, I could not resist saying yes!  I was curious about what I would see in Portugal and began doing research along with my girlfriends.  There were a few things…

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September 4, 2016
Last month, we quietly slipped away for a family vacation. It had been so long since we had taken a really big vacation. Off we went, even the kiddos, to the beautiful Hawaiian Islands. We had such a blast exploring. We hiked to waterfalls, rode horses, swam in the most amazing lagoons with sea turtles,…

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March 15, 2012
Epcot’s Flower and Garden Show 2010 There comes a time in every backyard chicken keeper’s life when you will take a vacation.  It might be just overnight or it might be for a week or longer.  Whatever the length, it can provoke some anxiety.  The first time I left my chickens with the chicken sitter,…

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September 15, 2011
Tilly and I I leave tomorrow evening on a surprise trip from my husband.  We are going to the Carribean for an entire week, without kids, to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary.  I am unbelievably excited and a little nervous to be away from my kids, both human and feathered.  This will be the longest I will…

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July 20, 2011
My grandfather and his younger brother purchased adjacent parcels of land within walking distance to Lake Winnipeusaukee when he was just 18 years old in the 1930s.  There over the course of time and many numerous weekends, two jacks of all trades, created what would be “camps” in their families for generations to come.  My…

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July 15, 2011
We are going away for a few days to the White Mountains in New Hampshire.  Our neighbor is watching the girls, as my usual sitter, Mom, is coming with us.  We are looking forward to getting away, but like a good chicken Mom, I can not help but be a little nervous, especially knowing that…

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April 19, 2011
Today was a traveling day. We returned home from a couple of days visiting relatives in the Berkshires.  I am usually anxious after a long trip to return to the girls and see what they have been doing.  I am also curious to see if they remember me.  First I visited with the chicks.  Apparently, the…

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November 3, 2010
I am going away for a few days alone.  This means no husband, kids or chickens.  I am nervous.  I will be 3000 miles away from my Mother Hen duties.  I’ve done this before.  My husband is awesome at taking care of the kids.  He is a real Mr. Mom when he needs to be. …

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