My Latest Adventures

Posted by on Nov 16, 2014 in Family Life, Happenings Around The Village | 0 comments

My Latest Adventures

It is hard to believe that I have not posted on my own blog since August 17th. Shame on me. I love writing, it is one of the ways that I get to express myself creatively and share with my friends, family and followers all that I have been up to. It is therapeutic to write. 

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Hipster Chicken Keeping

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in Chickens, Family Life | 0 comments

Hipster Chicken Keeping

Hipster or not, I am a backyard chicken keeper.  I love so many things about keeping chickens. I love the lessons learned about taking care of animals, nutrition and where food comes from as well as empathy for animals. Chicken keeping is therapeutic for me. It brings me peace. But, there is work involved and chicken keeping in the winter is not always fun. I have a new post up at Community Chickens titled Snow, Chickens and Hipsters.  This is all about my latest adventure of chicken keeping in the frozen land of Michigan as well as recent opinions on hipster chicken keepers.

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Seasonal Eating

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013 in Chickens, Happenings Around The Village | 0 comments

Seasonal Eating

Seasonal Eating is something that goes along with eating simple, fresh foods. In Michigan, I simply can not get watermelon in December. Well, truth be told, I could, but it would not be the watermelon that I enjoy on a warm July day. Its sweetness would not be the same, having been grown in another part of the country and trucked or flown to my area. The quality of food that is in my local store out of season is a large part of what began my move to local fresh eating. Tomatoes in January, in Michigan grocery stores, are just not the same as the sun warmed, vine ripened ones from summer. 

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The Great Egg Mystery… on Community Chickens

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Chickens, Family Life | 0 comments

The Great Egg Mystery… on Community Chickens

Friends, if you follow me on twitter and facebook, you have seen me post pics of my broody hen sitting on eggs. There is a Great Egg Mystery at my house and I am sharing this over at Community Chickens.

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Fun Feathers… Over at Community Chickens

Posted by on Apr 13, 2013 in Chickens | 0 comments

Fun Feathers… Over at Community Chickens

 

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Are you picking out new chicks? Planning to add chickens to your existing flock or starting a flock? I just posted over at Community Chickens about a fun, fancy, feather color that I love to see in my backyard. Laced is the term, as in Silver Laced, Golden Laced, and Blue Laced Red… in my instance.

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