This is our first year of a full garden! Full for us anyway. Let me start at the beginning... When we had to rehome our precious hens last year after the hurricane, our first thought was to sell the 2 pens we had put together as our enclosure for the chickens and their coops. But… Continue reading Garden – Year 1
My husband's "therapy" is cooking. David has alot of emotional "disorders" - like many other folks do - and cooking is totally therapeutic for him. He also has OCD, so his cooking becomes a very long and drawn out affair most times! Hubby was off work this weekend, and after church on Sunday he… Continue reading Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Soup
I don't "advertise" much here on the blog...but I am sooo excited that Young Living has put two new oils AND is now offering the Desert Mist Diffuser in the Premium Starter Kit!!! Yep, that's right!!! The much loved Desert Mist !!!! But first, let me tell you about my additional Thank You Gift this… Continue reading Dump The Chemicals!
I can’t believe that we have never introduced our furbabies to you yet!!! We have 4 furry kids…Molly the cat and Mike, Carlos, and Bella, our pups! They sure do keep this old couple on their toes! Meet Molly - We adopted Molly from the local animal shelter, she was a year and a… Continue reading Meet Our Furry Kids
Yeah....don't get excited yet!! We have uploaded ONE video as a test run...still lots of work to do...and here is a running list of things that need to be researched: Find out how to create a CUTE banner for our channel Get some ideas for video content Get some courage somewhere to actually do… Continue reading We are on YouTube!
Finally !!! One of our Ameraucana pullets is a big girl now !! A hen! We found our very first "easter egger" bluish-green egg yesterday ! Our six EE girls were born last February - we got them in mid-April - and we have been waiting for this day since then!! I was soooo… Continue reading Easter Eggs!
Yep…it’s our Fire Pit Yardscape!!! We have finally started our fire pit area!!! We purchased our fire pit last fall and have been planning our “pit area” for a long time now!! This is only the beginning! Not too long ago there sat an old worn out shed on this spot. When we found an… Continue reading A Fire What ?
I can't believe I was nominated for the Blogger Recognition Reward by the **awesome** LowcountryHippie! Thank you !!!! You have been my #1 fan since my first post! I appreciate that! How was this blog born? When we got our chickens there was soooo much to learn and so our blog was born! … Continue reading I’m so thankful…and surprised!
Our next reader question is - Do you ever sell chicks or eggs? Is that regulated at all? Great questions!! We don’t raise chickens, so as far as selling chicks, I had to research that and here is the North Carolina Statutes on Chick Dealers and Hatcheries. I learned a lot reading through this…thank… Continue reading Fun Fact Friday – Do you ever sell chicks or eggs? Is that regulated at all?
Fry them, poach them, boil or bake them – any way you crack them, eggs are delicious. As much as we rely on them for breakfast, lunch and dinner (and dessert, of course!), there are many interesting facts about eggs that aren’t common knowledge. Enjoy some of these lesser-known tidbits: 1. Chef hats… Continue reading 15 Egg Facts You May Not Know