Category: Pictures

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First Day of Spring… I think NOT

So “they” say yesterday was the first official day of spring. Well at our place yesterday and today looked something like this… Not that I am complaining as it was the only good snow we actually got this whole winter. Hubby and I were both home, no thanks to my county job. They were too cheap to let us off in a foot of snow … Read More First Day of Spring… I think NOT

Thoughts and Prayers

My families thoughts and prayers continue to be with those in Texas and Louisiana affected by the hurricane. We have also added the people of Florida to this list. I have family down there including my dad who is on his way back up here. As some of you know who have been following my blog for a while, my dad is paralyzed from below the … Read More Thoughts and Prayers

Flowers and Fun

Been a busy week around our place. Chickens are happy and hopefully laying more on a more regular basis. The dogs and cat are happy with more sun than rain. Flowers were enjoying the rain and are blooming like crazy now in the sun. Got a fun comment on my last post from the UK, its neat to learn about other areas of the … Read More Flowers and Fun

Little eggs Big eggs

Two of our middle chicks are laying and their eggs are still small and cute. Here are the first 8 baby eggs… we have gotten a few more since this. To show you the difference from our older girls here is a comparison. The eggs in the back of the carton are the older girls and the ones in the front and in front … Read More Little eggs Big eggs

Hens and Hay

We put new hay in the coop the other day… Our girls go crazy for new hay in their coop… This white one kept looking at me like “thanks lady for the hay”… I sat down in the hay with them for a while… Some of them dig down though the hay and all you see is tails in the air 😉 This was … Read More Hens and Hay

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Happy Memorial Day 2017!

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.The holiday, which is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May, was held on May 30 from 1868-1971. It marks the start of the unofficial summer vacation season, while Labor Day marks its end. Many people visit cemeteries and … Read More Happy Memorial Day 2017!

Chase and Chicks

The baby chicks went out to play again today as it was warm and nice enough. Chase came out too as he has been really good with them inside, so we watched him around them outdoors. He is used to baby chicks as this isn’t our first rodeo with chicks, but we always watch the boys with them anyways. Today Chase showed he is … Read More Chase and Chicks

Snow to spring and back again …

That last eastern snow storm got us  Monday night into Tuesday. Since we knew it was coming our way we did prep work around our place. Secured the chickens and got a couple flock blocks set up plus extra water, covered up the tractors, moved the generator, and filled up the bird feeders as we like to provide a spot for the birds in … Read More Snow to spring and back again …

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And back again…

I know I just posted about the looks of spring coming to our area. I was looking forward to some nicer weather and the wind to not be so much of a bother. But today I woke up to this… snow, cold, wind 😦 The ground, deck, and all were covered.   I guess old man winter is not ready to let go just yet. I … Read More And back again…

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I Spy… Spring

A couple weeks ago or so it looked like this… The boys were out playing in the snow… And jumping on the logs that hubby has been splitting for fire wood… It was a winter wonderland. And today…. There were blooms and buds everywhere… Pretty little flowers… Of many colors… Buds pushing through for daffodils… So many flowers coming through the ground… The chickens were … Read More I Spy… Spring

Babies, babes, everywhere…

It must be at least getting a little close to spring (or it may be wishful thinking)…. but everywhere we went today there were baby animals running about… It may just me willing spring here and using these babes as my proof… Either way they are all cute when they are little 🙂 It was just nice to have a couple nice days of … Read More Babies, babes, everywhere…

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Wrangling…

Since we got our Christmas tree I have been trying to get all the boys in front of it at one time to get a picture. Usually the two boys will be laying in front of it… Or the cat… but not usually all three. But if they are all in the vicinity, by the time I get my camera, one of them is … Read More Wrangling…