At 7:00 this morning I got a call that my chicks came in. I rushed to the post office and picked them up, set them up in their brooder and decided to have a little photo shoot. I am not going to name any until I am sure we are keeping them. I ordered from … Continue reading New Baby’s!
The day I have been patiently waiting for has arrived. I checked the coop late this morning and found two eggs. I didn't check the coop yesterday, so I am fairly certain Jack laid them. She turned four months old yesterday. Sam is about 2 1/2 weeks younger then Jack and looks ready to lay … Continue reading First Eggs!
Have you ever wished for something so much, that it was all you could think about? How about not being able to breathe a word of it because you want it so bad and don't want to jinx it? For the last couple months that wish for me has been 20 beautiful acres. A month … Continue reading
It seems like nothing new is happening here. I water. I weed. I feed. The lawn gets mowed and the grass gets raked up. We had a couple days where it felt like September here. My husband loved it. All I knew is I was not ready for summer to end yet. We took a … Continue reading Summer Doldrums
The chickens have eaten every green thing in their run. So this week I decided to put them to work in the garden. I had an area around the greenhouse that I never got to planting this spring. It is full of weeds. I put a temporary fence around the garden bed. It is not … Continue reading Chicken Play Yard
It's hot in Wisconsin this week. I am so thankful for air conditioning. I have only been doing my garden stuff in the morning and evening. It is just too hot during the afternoon. I am not going to complain too much. After the winter that never seemed to end, I am enjoying some heat. … Continue reading It’s hot up here!
This is my first attempt to make my own laundry soap. Will see how it turns out tomorrow.